Do you want to create innovative solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges? Whether you want to become an epidemiologist, nutritionist or quantum physicist, studying science at UNSW can kickstart your career.  

With the right UNSW Global pathway program, you can progress to a science degree at UNSW Sydney.  

 

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Your pathway to a degree at UNSW Sydney

  • #1 in Australia
    Nature Index 2019

    Research in Natural Sciences - UNSW Faculty of Science

  • #1 in Australia
    QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020

    Materials Science

  • Top 50 in the world
    QS World Rankings by Subject, 2021

    Psychology, Environmental Sciences, Materials Science, Earth & Marine Sciences

What are my options?

Diploma in Science  

Progress to Second Year at UNSW Sydney  

This 12-month program is your first step to a career in science, where you’ll learn the same fundamental principles as students in the First Year degree program.  

Once you have finished, you will launch straight into Second Year of a Bachelor of Science, with more than 15 majors to choose from. 
 

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Foundation Studies Program – Physical or Life Science  

Prepare for university success  

Over 9-15 months (depending on your program) you’ll learn academic English and computing, and improve your skills in chemistry, maths and physics or biology (depending on chosen stream).  

When you have finished, you’ll be ready for First Year of an undergraduate degree in science in your chosen major.  

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UNSW Transition Program Online – Physical or Life Science  

Be university ready with this four-month online program  

Become university ready from the comfort of home with this 100% online pre-university preparation program. Prepare for an undergraduate degree at UNSW Sydney or one of our international partner institutions. The program includes degree-specific university approved content, your own study coach and interactive online delivery.  

Once you are finished, you’ll be ready for First Year of an undergraduate degree in science in your chosen major.  
 

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Transition Program – Physical or Life Science  

Join campus life and be university ready in just four months  

This four-month pre-university preparation program is a fast way to get to a degree at UNSW Sydney. Study degree-specific university approved content on campus, supported by experienced teachers. Start your journey here and join a vibrant student community right in the heart of Sydney.  

Once you’re finished, you’ll be ready for First Year of an undergraduate degree in science in your chosen major.
 

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