Why study with us?

Our reputation and experience

Our School is an internationally renowned educator and researcher with over 60 years of experience. We are looking to the future with award winning staff, leading programs of study and research. In the 2018 QS World Rankings by Subject, our School was ranked #1 in Australia and 38th in the world!

Our size

At UNSW you will be part of a vibrant, dynamic and multicultural community of around 50,000 students and simulataneously you will enjoy the benefits of being part of a friendly and intimate school.

Our extensive network

Our industry links give our students the opportunity to develop valuable relationships with Australia's materials engineering enterprises.

Our state-of-the-art facilities and equipment

The School is well equipped with a wide range of advanced computing, thermal analysis, mechanical testing and materials processing facilities.

In early 2015, we moved into a brand new, purpose-built facility. As the largest and most expensive facility at UNSW's Kensington campus, it reinforces the University commitment to the future of our School and the success of our students.

Our lecturers

Our teaching staff are internationally renowned as leaders in their field. They have won numerous education awards in recent years.

Excellent career prospects

The breadth and quality of skills developed by our students mean our graduates are sought by a wide range of employers in science and engineering sectors, as well as business and finance.