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How to apply to study at UNSW

The application process is easy! Just follow these simple steps:

1. Choose the program that suits your skills and career goals

Visit the UNSW Online Handbook for program details.

2. Check your eligibility

Check the entry requirements for your chosen undergraduate or postgraduate program online.
You can also check the English language requirements policy online – requirements vary for certain programs.
If your qualifications are not listed or you need help, please visit enquiry.unsw.edu.au to request assistance. 

3. Apply online

To do this, visit apply.unsw.edu.au.

Application fees:
Online application – AUD$50
Paper-based application – AUD$250

Application deadlines:
30 May 2015 – Semester 2, 2015 (27 July - 24 November 2015)
30 Nov 2015 – Semester 1, 2016 (29 February - 27 June 2016)

Late applications may be accepted after the closing dates subject to the availability of places. Please note that whilst we endeavour to process applications as quickly as possible, due to time constraints it cannot be guaranteed that a late application will be processed in time for Semester commencement.

4. Provide the required documentation

Students, other than non- Project 211 and Non-Project 985 China applicants, are able to upload their transcripts online. Once you receive confirmation of your application and your UNSW Student number, you can upload your supporting documents to UNSW at enquiry.unsw.edu.au

Supporting documents to be submitted with your application: 

•    Copies of academic transcripts and testamurs (if not in English, a NAATI approved translation must be provided). More information can be found at unsw.edu.au/document-certification
•   Copies of IELTS or TOEFL (or equivalent) English language test scores. 
•   Details of work experience, if applicable. 

Some programs will require you to submit additional documents, such as a résumé, or portfolio. You can find this information in the entry requirements of your program.

If you are missing any of these documents, you can still apply and may be issued a conditional letter of offer.

5. We will send your letter of offer

You will be advised of the outcome of your application via email. If you are receiving assistance with your application your nominated representative will also receive a copy.

6. Accept your offer

To do this, go to gettingstarted.unsw.edu.au

Once your acceptance has been completed and you have paid your deposit, you will receive an electronic confirmation of enrolment (eCoE).

7. Enrol online

Once you have accepted your offer you must enrol into your courses/subjects. 

You can do this online at gettingstarted.unsw.edu.au to secure your place in your program of choice.

If you have any question regarding your application visit: enquiry.unsw.edu.au