Degrees

When you study with us, you’ll join a world-renowned built environment school within our diverse and supportive Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture.  

Our degrees balance hands-on experience with academic success, which is why our students are known for their employability. UNSW is ranked in the top 27 in the world for Architecture and the Built Environment, we placed 13th in the world for Employer Reputation, and 2nd in Australia. (QS World University Rankings 2020) 

As part of our community, you’ll understand the wider impact of your work and learn to design with purpose, to shape our built environment for the benefit of people and the planet.  

From Architecture, to Computational Design, Construction Management & Property, Industrial Design and more - whatever degree you choose, your holistic understanding, hands-on skills, and industry experience will empower you with the confidence to succeed in the career you want. 

Undergraduate
Degrees

Postgraduate
Coursework

Postgraduate
Research

Undergraduate Degrees

Bachelor of Architectural Studies

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The Bachelor of Architectural Studies provides you with an academic education in the practice and theory of architecture.

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Bachelor of City Planning (Honours)

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The Bachelor of City Planning (Honours) at UNSW's School of Built Environment teaches students to shape sustainable, equitable, healthy and inspiring built environments.

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Bachelor of City Planning (Honours) and Bachelor of Laws

The dual award degree at UNSW School of Built Environment is a 6.5-year full-time combined program leading to the award of the two degrees of Bachelor of City Planning (Hons) and Bachelor of Laws (BCP (Hons) LLB).

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Bachelor of Computational Design

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Computational Design combines architecture and design, and computer science and engineering to the way design content is imagined, created, fabricated, delivered and displayed.

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Bachelor of Construction Management & Property

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The Bachelor of Construction Management and Property at UNSW School of Built Environment teaches students to construct in a smart and sustainable way.

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Bachelor of Industrial Design

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The Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours) at UNSW School of Built Environment teaches students to design for people, meet the challenges of a changing world.

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Bachelor of Interior Architecture (Honours)

The Bachelor of Interior Architecture (Honours) at UNSW School of Built Environment teaches students how to influence people's lives through the interior environments they inhabit.

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Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Honours)

The Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Honours) teaches students to design and protect inspiring and resilient landscapes.

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UNSW/Tongji Double Degree in Architecture

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UNSW School of Built Environment has partnered with Tongji University in Shanghai to offer you an architectural education with a global focus.

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Postgraduate Coursework

Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in City Planning degree is designed for students with an undergraduate qualification in a related discipline seeking to move into a planning or planning-related field.

In the Graduate Certificate in Construction Project Management students learn about project management principles and techniques needed to effectively manage large construction projects. 

The Graduate Certificate program is suited to practicing personnel in relevant fields including building, construction management, construction economics, civil engineering, mining engineering, project management, quantity surveying, real estate or equivalent, who wishes to enhance their career opportunities.

Graduate Diploma

The Graduate Diploma in City Planning degree is designed for students with an undergraduate qualification in a related discipline seeking to move into a planning or planning-related field.

Masters

UNSW Architecture offers a distinctive architectural education with 4 areas of specialisation: high-performance technology, housing, urban conditions, and social agency.

The Master of City Planning is structured to offer you the option of either developing your general planning knowledge or – through your elective options and selected focus of your Planning Project – pursuing specialisations in City Renewal and Development, City Design, History or Theory, and Healthy, Sustainable Communities.

The Master of Construction Project Management degree will teach you modern management methodologies and principles of project management and apply them across the various phases of the construction project development life-cycle.

 

As a student in the UNSW Master of Landscape Architecture program, you will engage with the Sydney region as your landscape laboratory.

The Master of Property and Development program is for professionals wanting to upskill and interested in a career in development, investment and management of property and infrastructure or any professions that serve this industry.

The Master of Construction Project Management and Master of Property and Development double degree combines the principles of these two practices to equip you with the advanced, interdisciplinary skills required to manage the property development and construction processes.

Postgraduate Research

Doctor of Philosophy

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a research degree that provides you with the opportunity to make an original and significant contribution to knowledge in an area of built environment research. 

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Doctor of Philosophy (Practice-based PhD)

The Practice-based PhD is aimed at practitioners operating within or across the broad range of disciplines represented in the school, from architecture and design to planning and construction.

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Master of Philosophy

The Master of Philosophy is your opportunity to complete a research project with a component of coursework, including research methodology relevant to your field of study.

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