Definitions for "General Education"
subject areas in which the university requires all students to experience some learning, in order to assure that the students have a "rounded" educational experience.
Classes that all students must take, usually in the first and second year. For example, all students must take English and mathematics.
UNSW requires undergraduate students to complete some courses outside their study area. General Education courses are offered in a variety of general subject areas to allow students to complete this requirement.