Entry requirements

To gain entry to UNSW, you’ll need to meet both the academic entry requirements and the English language requirements.

Academic entry requirements


There are several admission pathways to an undergraduate degree at UNSW including high school qualifications, UNSW Foundation Studies, UNSW Diploma, recognised prior study or university transfer. Read the academic entry requirements in our International Student Guide for undergraduates or check the Undergraduate direct entry table.


For postgraduate study, you generally need to have completed an undergraduate degree at university level. Read the entry requirements in our International Student Guide for postgraduates. 

English language requirements

If English isn’t your first language, you must provide evidence that your English language ability meets our requirements. You must submit results from an acceptable English language test taken in the last two years prior to starting at UNSW. Read more about our English language requirements

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