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Find the Degree That's Right for You

UNSW is a global university with an international reputation for providing exceptional education and world-leading research. 

Whether you want to broaden your general knowledge, pursue postgraduate research or upskill for career progression, we offer a unique range of degrees and study options at our UNSW Canberra at ADFA campus. 

Here, our strength lies in our defence and security related teaching and research. With us, you can enjoy the benefit of UNSW and ADFA’s unique community—we've educated leaders in defence, government and industry for more than 50 years.

With state-of-the-art facilities and the best student-to-teacher ratio in Australia, you’ll have the resources and support to exceed your education goals. 

Your Study Pathways

Start your career journey at the undergraduate level with one of our world-class degrees. You’ll gain the theoretical understanding and practical experience needed to launch your career in a wide range of industries.  

Explore our study options and discover the degree that’s right for you.

Expand your knowledge and expertise with one of our postgraduate coursework degrees. 

We offer a range of flexible, online programs that can be completed in as little as one year. 

We’re at the forefront of many new developments and offer superior programs and research opportunities.  

Earn a highly respected and internationally recognised qualification and work with leading academics and researchers in your chosen field. 

Our flexible short courses are the perfect way to upskill or revamp your knowledge. 

We know you’re juggling other commitments, so we offer flexible study options to help you take the next step in your career. 

Scholarships & Funding

We offer a wide range of scholarships and funding to both domestic and international* students at all levels of study.  

Research candidates planning to undertake a higher degree by research can apply for scholarships that provide a range of benefits and financial support, such as an annual stipend and tuition fees.

*Please note that international offers may be restricted during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Support Services

Choosing a program or enrolling at a university can be overwhelming – but don’t worry, you won’t be doing it alone. We'll support you with general program advice, enrolment queries, student visas, personal wellbeing, and any essential information you’ll need throughout your studies. Whether you’re an undergraduate or postgraduate student, we’re happy to assist.

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A Leading University in the Nation's Capital 

Our campus is located at the epicentre of one of Australia's most opportunity-rich cities. Canberra is consistently named as one of the most liveable cities, with students contributing greatly to the community and cosmopolitan culture.

You’ll have access to industry placements and volunteering options while you study and strong employment opportunities when you graduate.

Life-Long Connections

UNSW Canberra graduates are respected globally as highly engaged and influential leaders in defence, government and industry. 

Build lifelong connections and tap into our influential network of reputable fellow graduates.


Student Life

Student life at UNSW Canberra at ADFA is vibrant, inclusive and immersive. We offer plenty of opportunities to enrich your study experience and help you connect with other students and our campus community.

Whether it’s sports, educational clubs, or creative hobbies, there are many ways to make the most of your time outside of the classroom.