HSC Subject Selection

Making good choices at high school will give you more options in selecting your degree

While we encourage everyone to study the subjects that interest them and that they feel confident in, below are some guidelines for the minimum requirements for some of our degrees.

For information about how to achieve 'bonus' points on your ATAR when applying to study at UNSW please go to the HSC Plus page.

Degree
Assumed Knowledge
Recommended Knowledge

3131

Engineering (Materials Engineering)

Mathematics Extension 1

Physics

Mathematics Extension 2

Chemistry

Engineering Studies

3132

Materials Science and Engineering (Honours) / Engineering Science

Mathematics Extension 1

Physics

Mathematics Extension 2

Chemistry

Engineering Studies

3133

Engineering (Materials Engineering) / Masters of Biomedical Engineering

Mathematics Extension 1

Physics

Mathematics Extension 2

Chemistry

Engineering Studies

3136

Engineering (Materials Engineering) / Commerce

Mathematics Extension 1

Physics

Mathematics Extension 2

Chemistry

Engineering Studies