The Indigenous Pre-Science/Engineering course is an intensive four-week residential course for prospective Indigenous students wanting to enrol in an undergraduate degree in the faculties of Science or Engineering at UNSW. The course has been designed to assess your academic potential and to provide a realistic environment within which you can develop the knowledge and skills to manage your undergraduate studies effectively.
The Pre-Science/Engineering course will engage you in learning activities associated with the following disciplines: Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Psychology, Sustainable Engineering, Computer Science. There is a strong focus on the acquisition of the study and learning skills required to undertake studies at the university level. Students are also given opportunities to apply their learning through fieldwork, written and oral presentations.
Entry into the Indigenous Pre-Science/Engineering course would require students to apply through Nura Gili. Students would have to:
Attach documentation to confirm their Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent as part of the application process.
Lodge an application with the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) for the UNSW undergraduate degree program that they wish to study
Complete the online Nura Gili, UNSW Indigenous Preparatory Programs application and attach all supporting documentation.
On successful completion of the course, measured through participation, assessments and a final interview, students may then be offered a place in a relevant degree at UNSW. For further information please contact Nura Gili at UNSW.
Please note that the University reserves the right to vary student fees in line with relevant legislation. This fee information is provided as a guide and more specific information about fees, including fee policy, can be found on the fee website.
For advice about fees for courses with a fee displayed as "Not Applicable", including some Work Experience and UNSW Canberra at ADFA courses, please contact the relevant Faculty.
Where a Commonwealth Supported Students fee is displayed, it does not guarantee such places are available.