UNSW Science

UNSW Science

Top 50 ranking globally for five Science subjects

At UNSW Science, you’ll be mentored by our renowned researchers and educators who are dedicated to shaping a generation of forward thinking, environmentally conscious and socially engaged individuals.

What’s different about UNSW Science?

Just that. Difference. We’re not afraid of it. In fact, we encourage it. We believe that when we bring original thinking, diverse perspectives and proud ambitions together, we can make a difference in the world. Every single UNSW Science student brings something unique that inspires all of us to be successful. So don’t hide your difference, bring it. We’ll encourage you to use it as you learn and grow at UNSW Science.

Think big and form deeper connections with the world

UNSW Science gives students the space to discover their own path. We provide you with career-focused degrees that will prepare you for tomorrow’s workforce and a supportive, inclusive environment to help you flourish.

What can you do with a Science degree?

The explosion of technology has made a Science degree one of the most valuable degrees in Australia and internationally. In Australia, the demand for STEM skills is needed in fields as varied as Information Technology, Data Science, Cybersecurity, Marketing, Psychology and more.

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Study at UNSW Science

The skills needed to reach your career goals are embedded in each degree, rated five-stars for graduate starting salary and positive graduate outcomes.

Girls in Science

From internships to industry scholarships and mentoring, our initiative aims to foster an inclusive culture that closes the science gender gap and harnesses the talents of women into the future.

Student societies

Discover how you can get involved beyond labs and lectures to meet people and make the most of uni life. You can also get help you access industry internships and international study opportunities.

UNSW Science Events

We offer a range of events to help you choosing what to study and deep dive into science topics.

SciX@UNSW Science Extension Program

If you are in Year 12, you can apply for SciX@UNSW Science Extension Program. We will connect you with UNSW researchers to work on research projects and you will be able to access the resources and expertise of our scientists.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

We believe diversity and inclusion are essential to our success, helping to produce robust, credible and pioneering science of global impact and train the next generation of scientists. We're committed to reducing barriers which impede equity, diversity and inclusion via initiatives that will benefit both staff and students.

Work experience and exchange

We offer work experiences and internship opportunities beyond the lab and lecture theatre. You'll have the opportunity to grow real-world skills and career prospects with one of our Summer Vacation Research Internships, a year of study abroad or through our Work Placement program.


At UNSW, we pride ourselves on rewarding excellence and making university life accessible to students from all walks of life. Whether you’re a local or international student, our range of scholarships, prizes and awards can support your journey.