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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 contact the UNSW Admissions Office.

3. Apply online

To do this, visit www.apply.unsw.edu.au.

You must submit the following documents: 
• Copies of academic transcripts and testamurs (if not in English, a translation must be provided).
• 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.

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

Application deadlines:
30 May 2015 – Semester 2, 2015 (27 July - 24 November 2015)

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 to the UNSW Admissions.
Once you receive a confirmation of your application and your received your UNSW Student number you are able to upload your supporting documents to UNSW at enquiry.unsw.edu.au, or post it to:

Address (Post):
Admissions Office
The University of New South Wales
Sydney NSW 2052, Australia

Address (Courier):
Admissions Office
The University of New South Wales
Lower Ground Floor, Chancellery Building
Gate 8 or 9 High Street,
Kensington NSW 2052, Australia

Note: Where possible, do not send original copies – keep in mind that any documents submitted with your application will not be returned to you.

Supporting documents are:

• Scanned copy of  your academic transcripts and testamurs (if not in English a translation must be provided).
• certified copies of IELTS or TOEFL (or equivalent) test scores.
• details of work experience (CV), if required to meet the entry requirements of the program.

Find more information about translated and certified documents that UNSW Australia accepts here.

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

5. We will send your letter of offer

You and your UNSW representative will be advised of the outcome of your application via email.

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