UNSW Courses

Students have the option to take courses from a variety of departments. To search by term, click on "Advanced Search" under the search box at the top.  Click on the "Course" tab, and then select the correct year, and choose the correct term under the offering period (see details below).  You can also filter by subject area.  Note that the Winter Term courses are not available in the UNSW Handbook, but can be viewed online here.  

Cornell Spring Semester = Summer Term (January) + Term 1 at UNSW

Cornell Fall Semester = Winter Term (August) + Term 3 at UNSW

Academic Policies

  • Students must enroll in one of UNSW's Tailored Terms.
  • Students must enroll in a full course load while abroad (equivalent to 15 credit hours). At UNSW, ILR students must enroll in four full-time courses (one 4-week, intensive course and three regular-term courses) during their semester abroad.
  • Students can earn up to 15 ILR elective credits.
  • Courses have to be approved for ILR elective credit.
  • Students will receive credit for academic coursework completed abroad that is equivalent to a Cornell grade of "C."
  • Students cannot take courses as Pass/Fail.
  • All courses and grades will appear on the Cornell transcript in the same format as they are recorded on the original transcript generated by the host institution.
  • Grades are not calculated in the overall GPA.

UNSW Courses Taken in Previous Semesters

These are some of the courses that ILR students have taken in previous semesters.  Some courses are only offered in the fall and others only in the spring. Check the course offerings using the link above to see which courses are offered during the semester you are applying to study at UNSW.  Not all courses on this list are approved for ILR elective credit.

Course NumberCourse Name
ARTS 1240Environment and Society
ARTS 1750Introduction to Global Development
ARTS 1811Contemporary Issues in Government and Global Politics
ARTS 2877Technologies Culture Society
ARTS 3814Australian Foreign Policy
ATSI 1011Indigenous Australia
COMM 1000Creating Social Change: From Innovation to Impact
COMM 1120Collaboration and Innovation in Business
ECON 1202Quantitative Analysis for Business and Economics
ECON 1401Economic Perspectives
ECON 2209Business Forecasting
ECON 3110Development Economics
ECON 3121Industrial Organisation
ECON 3123Organizational Economics
ECON 3125Economics of Health and Human Capital
ECON 3127Environmental Economics
FINS 1613Business Finance
FINS 2615Intermediate Business Finance
FINS 2618Capital Markets and Institutions
GENC 3004Personal Finance
GENL 0252International Relations and Sport
INFS 1602Digital Transformation in Business
MGMT 2010Innovation & Entrepreneurship-Principles and Practices
MGMT 2101International Business & Multinational Operations
MGMT 2102Managing Across Cultures
MGMT 2106Comparative Management Systems
MGMT 2725Career Management
MGMT 3001Business and Corporate Strategy
MGMT 3721Negotiation Skills
MGMT 3729Managing Training and Development
TABL 2712Business Ethics and the Law
TABL 2731Marketing and Distribution Law