2019 Postgraduate Guide - UOW

2019 Postgraduate Guide - UOW
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                                       ahead by rising to the challenge       YOUR DEGREE OPTIONS                     4

                                       of postgraduate study.
                                                                              GET CONNECTED                           6
                                                                              BE SUPPORTED                            9
                                                                              COURSES                                 10

                                       As technology transforms the way we    Arts & Humanities                       10




                           changing.
                                                                              Business – UOW Sydney Business School   11
                                       work, it’s important to be adaptable   Creative Arts                           12
                                       and put yourself at the forefront      Education                               12
                                                                              Engineering                             13
                                       of current thinking. By furthering     Geography                               13
                                       your skills and knowledge, you’ll      Health & Medicine                       14
                                                                              Information &
                                       be in a position to discover new       Communication Technology                15

                                       opportunities and find your edge       Law, Ocean Law & Policy
                                                                              Mathematics & Statistics
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                                       in the global job market.              Physics                                 16
                                                                              Psychology                              17

                                       Postgraduate study can help you        Public Health
                                                                              Science
                                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                                      18
                                       achieve better pay, accelerate your    Social Science                          18

                                       current career or start a new one.     Social Work
                                                                              Work Health & Safety
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                           Fast.
                                       So find your specialty and make your   FEES & FEE SUPPORT                      20

                                       mark – on a person, a business, a      HOW TO APPLY
                                                                              KEY DATES
                                                                                                                      21
                                                                                                                      21
                                       community or maybe even the world.

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Study a
                           postgraduate
                                                                                                    Choosing to go back to uni, or
                                                                                                    staying at uni for a postgraduate
                                                                                                    degree is a big decision. So if you’re
                                                                                                    contemplating the move, here are
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                                                                                                    just a few reasons why people have



                           degree at
                                                                                                    chosen postgraduate study at UOW.




                           UOW
                                                                                                    JOIN A TOP-RATED UNIVERSITY                                            BUILD YOUR NETWORK
                                                                                                    UOW is the 16th best modern university in the world and we are         At UOW we connect more than 30,000 students from over
                                                                                                    also ranked by global employers to be in the top one per cent of       130 nations to learn and discover. Every person you meet can
                                                                                                    universities for the quality of our graduates. These stats not only    help further your career and open the door to new and exciting
                                                                                                    mean you’ll receive a world-class education, you’ll also receive       opportunities. As a university with a presence in Malaysia,
                                                                                                    a degree that will be recognised and respected by employers            Singapore, Hong Kong and Dubai, UOW students and graduates are




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                                                                                                    throughout the world.                                                  connected with global employers from around the world.


                                                                                                    EARN MORE                                                              LEARN MORE, QUICKLY

                                                          Top 20                                    The QILT Graduates Outcomes Survey 2017 shows the
                                                                                                    postgraduate median starting salary is $81,000 for coursework
                                                                                                    graduates ans $87,800 for research graduates. This is at least
                                                                                                                                                                           Expand your knowledge base beyond your workplace and compress
                                                                                                                                                                           a decade of on-the-job experience into a few short years with an
                                                                                                                                                                           industry-focused degree. A postgraduate degree will ensure you’re

                           5-Star rating                  16th best modern university               $21,000 more than those with only an undergraduate degree,             up-to-date with the best practices and leading trends of your
                                                                                                    whose median starting salary is $60,000. UOW postgraduates             industry.
                                                          in the world                              enjoy an above average starting salary earning $85,000. It’s
                                                                                                    a considerable difference that makes the investment in
                           –– Staff Qualification         QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings 2019
                                                                                                    postgraduate study worthwhile.
                                                                                                                                                                           GET THE TOOLS TO EXCEL
                                                                                                                                                                           UOW’s size means that we are truly student-centred, providing
                           –– Student Retention                                                                                                                            students with individual attention, available staff, and a personal

                                                          Top 1%
                                                                                                    GET FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
                                                                                                                                                                           approach. We have developed programs and services to ensure you
                           –– Learner Engagement                                                    Many postgraduate coursework programs at UOW are                       have everything you need to excel.
                                                                                                    Commonwealth supported places (CSP). For eligible students,
    2                      –– Learning Resources          Rating for graduates                      this means the government will fund up to three quarters of
                                                                                                                                                                           GET EMPLOYED                                                                3
                                                                                                    your CSP degree. You may also be able to access the HECS-HELP
                           –– Overall Experience          2018 QS Graduate Employability Rankings
                                                                                                    loan scheme, so that you can defer the repayment of your student       Studying at UOW means learning from leading researchers, but our
                                                                                                    contribution. See page 20 for more information.
                           –– Skills Development                                                                                                                           proudest achievements are our students, who upon graduation are
                                                                                                                                                                           ranked among the best in the world. The QILT Graduates Outcomes

                           –– Student Support             Top 2%
                                                                                                                                                                           Survey 2017 found more than 86.1 per cent of coursework postgrads
                                                                                                    SPECIALISE OR DIVERSIFY
                                                                                                                                                                           secured full-time employment within four months, compared to

                           –– Teaching Quality                                                      By studying a UOW postgraduate degree you can gain highly              71.8 per cent of undergraduates. Your skills will be recognised for

                           2018 Good Universities Guide
                                                          Of universities in the world              valued, specialised skills that will see you become a leader in your
                                                                                                    industry, or you can diversify your skills by choosing a course in a
                                                                                                                                                                           high-profile, financially rewarding positions.

                                                          QS World University Rankings 2019         complementary field or industry.
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Your degree options
                           COURSEWORK                                                           RESEARCH
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                           UOW coursework programs are designed to develop practical and        A postgraduate research degree allows you to play an active role
                           relevant skills from a range of specialisations that are driven by   in transforming lives and communities. By contributing to a body
                           the current needs of industry. Similar to undergraduate study,       of knowledge you’ll be shaping our future and furthering our
                           postgraduate coursework assessments are based on a combination       understanding of the world. In most cases, you will be allocated two
                           of written assignments, presentations, exams and practical           supervisors to ensure maximum support. There is also a wide range
                           exercises. Some coursework degrees also offer the option to          of research scholarships and awards to eligible domestic Higher
                           complete a research project. Diverse course delivery options allow   Degree Research (HDR) students.
                           many students to complete their postgraduate studies while still
                                                                                                For information on scholarships, visit
                           working full-time.
                                                                                                uow.edu.au/research/rsc/prospective

                                                                                                For information about UOW research strengths, visit
                           MASTER'S BY COURSEWORK                                               uow.edu.au/research/priorities
                           1.5–2 YEARS FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME EQUIVALENT
                           A UOW Master's degree can help you gain that promotion,
                                                                                                MASTER OF RESEARCH
                           start your specialist career, or change career paths completely.
                                                                                                2 YEARS FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME EQUIVALENT
                           Admission normally requires students to hold a recognised
                           Bachelor degree in a related area. However, there are exceptions.    This degree combines advanced research training and a substantial




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                           For details see coursefinder.uow.edu.au                              research project to provide a pathway to doctoral programs. It
                                                                                                represents an alternative to add-on (one-year) Honours degrees
                                                                                                at UOW.
                           GRADUATE DIPLOMA
                           1 YEAR FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME EQUIVALENT
                                                                                                MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY
                           The courses leading to these awards are designed for students
                                                                                                2 YEARS FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME EQUIVALENT
                           who may be:
                                                                                                Combining research and coursework, a Master of Philosophy              I studied postgrad at UOW because
                           –– Seeking a professional development course at                                                                                             I was looking for career progression.
                                                                                                allows students to further their knowledge by undertaking
                              postgraduate level                                                                                                                       It was also something I wanted to
                                                                                                substantial research in an area of their interest.
                           –– Seeking to take a different direction from their                                                                                         achieve personally.
                              Bachelor degree                                                                                                                          The cost of the course and delivery
                           –– Looking for a pathway into a Master's degree.                     DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY                                                   format were things that sold me on
                                                                                                2-4 YEARS FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME EQUIVALENT                            UOW.
                                                                                                Candidates will make an original contribution to the body of           Every six to eight weeks, I would do
                           GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
                                                                                                knowledge in a specific discipline in this research-only program,      a three-day intensive learning block
                           6 MONTHS FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME EQUIVALENT
                                                                                                which culminates in the production of a written thesis of research     and that really suited my lifestyle.
    4                                                                                           findings.                                                                                                            5
                           The courses leading to these awards are designed for students                                                                               I was able to work full-time, spend
                           who may be:                                                                                                                                 time with my three daughters and
                           –– Seeking a professional development course at                                                                                             my wife and then I could study in
                                                                                                DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY INTEGRATED
                              postgraduate level                                                                                                                       my own time after we'd had dinner
                                                                                                4 YEARS FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME EQUIVALENT
                                                                                                                                                                       together and they had gone to bed.
                           –– Seeking to take a different direction from their
                                                                                                A four-year degree that integrates a traditional three-year
                              Bachelor degree
                                                                                                PhD thesis with one year of coursework, which allows
                           –– Looking for a pathway into a Master's degree.                     candidates to improve their research skills and develop a              Ryan Hunt
                                                                                                detailed research focus.                                               Master of Business
                                                                                                                                                                       Administration (Executive)
                                                                                                                                                                       UOW Sydney Business School
                                                                                                                                                                       Senior Product Manager
                                                                                                                                                                       Alexa at Amazon Australia
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                           Career and research opportunities   MENTORS
                                                               Beyond the classroom, your teachers are the ones driving their
                           can often be found through the      industry forward. They are passionate about sharing their

                           people you meet. During your        knowledge, and their industry connections will become an
                                                               invaluable source of future career opportunities.
                           postgraduate degree at UOW you’ll
                           not only build your knowledge and   CONTACTS

                           strengthen your qualifications –    You’ll make contacts with your industry peers and gain an insight
                                                               into the contemporary challenges of your discipline. When you
                           you’ll be connected with a range    graduate, you become a lifelong member of the UOW alumni
                                                               community of over 131,000 graduates worldwide.
                           of people, including your peers,




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                           mentors, researchers and            INDUSTRY & COMMUNITY
                           industry professionals.             We’ve developed partnerships with over 150 universities
                                                               in research, teaching and exchange, as well as with major
                                                               corporations, community groups and government bodies across the
                                                               globe. These connections ensure your degree is industry-led while
                                                               fostering potential career prospects.

                                                                                                                                     My course works really well for me
                                                               RESEARCHERS                                                           as it allows me to remain working
                                                               UOW is placed in the top two per cent of research universities in     full-time. Each of my subjects has one
                                                               the world by the Times Higher Education and QS World University       block week, which covers all face-to-
                                                               rankings. This reputation will give your research added credibility   face learning.
                                                               and opportunities to collaborate with researchers at other leading    I’ve never met more passionate
                                                               international universities.                                           academics than the ones in the
    6                                                                                                                                Master of Work Health and Safety               7
                                                                                                                                     program at UOW. They love the work
                                                                                                                                     that they do and that excites me
                                                                                                                                     about my career. The most valuable
                                                                                                                                     thing for me about postgrad is the
                                                                                                                                     opportunity to network and build my
                                                                                                                                     professional connections.


                                                                                                                                     Alisha Chin
                                                                                                                                     Master of Work Health & Safety
                                                                                                                                     (Current student)
                                                                                                                                     Safety Consultant at Recovery Partners
Be supported
                                                                       From the day you become a UOW           ADVICE AND SUPPORT
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                                                                                                               Each faculty has advisers and coordinators to assist you with
                                                                       student, you can expect guidance        questions about your subject or course. You can also consult your

                                                                       and support. Our world-leading          tutor, lecturer or course coordinator. Research students can also
                                                                                                               expect support and mentoring from industry-leading academic
                                                                       researchers are passionate about        supervisors.

                                                                       passing on their knowledge and          RESOURCES
                                                                       helping you get the most out of         With our award-winning library, you’ll have access to more than a
                                                                                                               million digital and print volumes, plus dozens of study spaces and
                                                                       your studies. UOW is equipped           group seminar rooms. You can also book a librarian to help you

                                                                       with all the programs, facilities and   get started with your research topic. Students have access to nine
                                                                                                               central computer laboratories, as well as teaching and computer
                                                                       resources you’ll need to excel in       science laboratories.

                                                                       your postgraduate degree.
                                                                                                               www.library.uow.edu.au
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                                                                                                               STUDENT SERVICES
                                                                                                               Student Central helps students with a wide range of services,
                                                                                                               including accommodation, study abroad, scholarships and
                           My motivation to study came from
                                                                                                               enrolment matters.
                           my desire to progress in my career.
                           I had a break from nursing while                                                    uow.edu.au/student/ourservices
                           having my children and I was ready
                           to commit to a new challenge and
                           move the trajectory of my career
                                                                                                               RESEARCHER TRAINING
                           forward.                                                                            The Graduate Research School manages enrolments, scholarships
                                                                                                               and funding, as well as orientation, workshops and information
                           The course was very flexible and can
                                                                                                               sessions for research students.
                           be completed in full distance mode
                           if needed – but what I appreciated                                                  A range of training is available to help you through your degree,
                           even more was the ability to                                                        including professional development courses, a Graduate
                           attended campus for workshop                                                        Certificate program in tertiary teaching, HDR writing courses,
                           sessions – this was great to meet                                                   seminars and workshops. A free statistical consulting service
    8                      fellow students and academics                                                       provides advice on investigation planning, data analysis and              9
                           delivering the course. I get a lot                                                  appropriate methods of presenting results and conclusions.
                           of satisfaction knowing that the
                                                                                                               uow.edu.au/research/grs
                           co-ordination and planning that I
                           do really impacts positively on the
                           patients I care for long after they
                           have been discharged from hospital.


                           Ana Steele
                           Master of Nursing, 2013
                           Clinical Nurse Specialist 2 at Wollongong
                           Hospital & Tutor in the School of Nursing
                           at UOW
Choose
                                                                                                 DELIVERY MODES                                                         BUSINESS – UOW SYDNEY BUSINESS SCHOOL
                                                                                                 UOW has three delivery modes for postgraduate students. On             Stay ahead of an increasingly competitive and global business                 from campuses located at Circular Quay in Sydney and Wollongong.



                           your course
                                                                                                 campus is the most common, meaning you attend classes at               environment by accessing current and practical learning at UOW’s              The Sydney Business School has been ranked in the top five Best
                                                                                                 a UOW campus. Courses available via distance allow you to              Sydney Business School. Postgraduate business degrees at UOW                  Business and Management schools in Australia in the University
                                                                                                 complete subjects at home with a high level of academic and peer       are informed by research, recognised by industry and structured               Reviews 2017 Rankings.
                                                                                                 support. Our flexible mode is great for those already in full-time     on applied outcomes, so you can gain the qualification you need to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      You can read in-depth program descriptions and review the entry
                                                                                                 employment, as it may include evening and weekend classes or           become a leader in your specialisation. Our courses are delivered
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      requirements at go.uow.edu.au/bus
                                                                                                 intensive block sessions on campus, or online delivery.

                           Discover UOW postgraduate
                                                                                                                                                                        COURSEWORK                                                                 CAMPUS              DELIVERY   INTAKES      DURATION        CSP   ACCREDITATION
                                                                                                 On campus
                                                                                                                                                                        Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance                                                                   T1        T3 6 months
                           courses, delivery modes,                                              Distance: complete your degree online
                                                                                                                                                                        Graduate Certificate in Business                                                                          T1 T2 T3 6 months

                           locations, and what time                                              Flexible: online with some on campus requirement
                                                                                                                                                                        Graduate Certificate in Business Administration*                                                          T1 T2 T3 6 months


                           of year you can start.                                                                                                                       Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

                                                                                                                                                                        Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          *                       T1 T2 T3 6 months

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  T1 T2 T3 6 months
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                           See coursefinder.uow.edu.au for in-depth program details.                                                                                    Graduate Certificate in Marketing                                                                         T1 T2 T3 6 months
                                                                                                 INTAKES
                                                                                                                                                                        Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting                                                           T1        T3 6 months
                                                                                                 UOW has different intakes throughout the year. Intakes vary across
                                                                                                                                                                        Graduate Diploma in Business Administration           *
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  T1 T2 T3 1 year
                                                                                                 study areas, so be sure to look out for these symbols to see what
                                                                                                 time of year you can start.                                            Master of Applied Finance (Corporate Treasury)                                                            T1        T3 1.5 years               1

                                                                                                                                                                        Master of Applied Finance (Financial Services)                                                            T1        T3 1.5 years               1
                           OUR CAMPUSES                                                          Autumn (March)
                                                                                                                                                                        Master of Applied Finance (Investing)                                                                     T1        T3 1.5 years               1
                           UOW has two campuses in Wollongong, a series of regional              Spring (July)
                           campuses and two metro campuses, Sydney CBD and South                 Trimester 1 (Feb)
                                                                                                                                                                        Master of Applied Finance (Double Specialisation)                                                         T1        T3 2 years                 1

                           Western Sydney. These symbols let you know at which campus(es)                                                                               Master of Business (Financial Management)                                                                 T1 T2 T3 1.5 years                   2
                                                                                                 Trimester 2 (May)
                           you can study each course.
                                                                                                 Trimester 3 (Aug)                                                      Master of Business (Human Resource Management)                                    *                       T1 T2 T3 1.5 years                   3

                           Batemans Bay                                                          Unique Session (see Course Finder)                                     Master of Business (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)*                                                     T1 T2 T3     1.5 years

                           Bega                                                                                                                                         Master of Business (International Business)                                                               T1 T2 T3 1.5 years

                           Innovation Campus (Wollongong)                                                                                                               Master of Business (Management)                                                                           T1 T2 T3 1.5 years

                           Shoalhaven                                                                                                                                   Master of Business (Marketing)                                                                            T1 T2 T3 1.5 years                   4




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                           Southern Highlands                                                    COMMONWEALTH SUPPORTED PLACES                                          Master of Business (Double Specialisation)                                                                T1 T2 T3 2 years

                           South Western Sydney                                                  UOW offers Commonwealth supported places (CSP) for many                Master of Business Administration                                                                         T1 T2 T3 1.5 years
                           Sydney CBD                                                            of our postgraduate coursework programs. See page 20 for more
                                                                                                                                                                        Master of Business Administration (Executive)                                                             T1 T2 T3     2 years p/t
                                                                                                 information on CSPs.
                           Wollongong                                                                                                                                   Master of Business Administration Advanced                                                                T1 T2 T3 2 years
                           UOW Online                                                            Commonwealth supported place (CSP)                                     Master of Professional Accounting                                                                         T1        T3 1.5 years               5

                                                                                                                                                                        Master of Professional Accounting Advanced                                                                T1        T3 2 years                 5

                                                                                                                                                                        Master of Science (Supply Chain Management & Project Management)                                          T1 T2 T3 2 years                     6

                                                                                                                                                                        Master of Science (Supply Chain Management)                                                               T1 T2 T3 1.5 years                   6

                                                                                                                                                                        Master of Science (Project Management)                                                                    T1 T2 T3 1.5 years

                                                                                                                                                                        RESEARCH                                                                   CAMPUS              DELIVERY   INTAKES      DURATION        CSP   ACCREDITATION

                                                                                                                                                                        Master of Philosophy (Business)                                                                           T1           2 years
                           ARTS & HUMANITIES                                                                                                                            Master of ResearchΔ                                                                                                    2 years

10                         As a UOW postgraduate student in Arts and Humanities, you will        your knowledge, and prepare for a range of careers under the           Doctor of Business Administration                                                                                      6-8 years p/t
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         11
                           become part of a vibrant community of researchers and academics.      guidance of expert supervisors.
                                                                                                                                                                        Doctor of Philosophy                                                                                                   4 years
                           Our programs focus on developing interactions between disciplines
                                                                                                 For in-depth program descriptions and entry requirements visit
                           in our purpose-built collaborative research space and through our                                                                            Doctor of Philosophy Integrated                                                                                        4 years
                                                                                                 go.uow.edu.au/arts
                           multidisciplinary research centres, networks and initiatives. You
                           will have the opportunity to develop your research skills, deepen                                                                            *Subject to final approval. Δ See page 20 for fee information

                                                                                                                                                                         1 Graduates may be eligible for membership of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) and the Finance & Treasury Association (FTA).
                           RESEARCH                                                            CAMPUS            DELIVERY   INTAKES   DURATION   CSP    ACCREDITATION    2 Graduates may be eligible for membership of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA). 3 Graduates meet the accreditation
                                                                                                                                                                        requirements of the Australian Human Resources Institute. 4 The Master of Business (Marketing) is recognised by the Chartered Institute of
                           Master of Philosophy (Arts)                                                                                2 years                           Marketing (UK) as part of its Graduate Gateway program. Graduates may be eligible for membership of the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI), the
                           Master of Research (Arts and Humanities)   Δ
                                                                                                                                      2 years                           Australian Market and Social Research Society (AMRS) and The Communication Council (TCC). 5 Graduates meet the accreditation requirements
                                                                                                                                                                        of CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, the Institute of Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Chartered
                           Doctor of Philosophy (Arts)                                                                                4 years                           Accountants. 6 Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).
                           Doctor of Philosophy Integrated (Arts)                                                                     4 years                           For more information visit: business.uow.edu.au/accreditation


                           Δ See page 20 for fee information
CREATIVE ARTS                                                                                                                                       ENGINEERING
                           You will work and study with artists and media practitioners in a         The programs are suited to experienced creative arts practitioners        UOW’s postgraduate engineering programs expose students to                      UOW has a distinguished engineering research reputation, which
                           vibrant research culture with opportunities for interdisciplinary         who wish to extend their practice within a scholarly context or           top-level research in engineering and materials science. Home to                has led to a place in the elite Group of Eight Associates (Go8) – the
                           and cross-artform collaboration. Research students can pursue             creative arts undergraduates who wish to extend their scholarly           some of Australia’s best labs and workshops, engineering at UOW                 top research faculties in Australia – and the creation of a number of
                           purely scholarly research or a combination of creative and scholarly      and/or creative skills.                                                   emphasises innovation and focuses on developing practical skills                Centres of Excellence.
                           research.                                                                                                                                           to place you at the forefront of industry. Coursework programs
                                                                                                     You can read in-depth program descriptions and review the entry                                                                                           You can read in-depth program descriptions and review the entry
                                                                                                                                                                               are flexible, with many subjects offered at times convenient to
                                                                                                     requirements at go.uow.edu.au/creative                                                                                                                    requirements at go.uow.edu.au/engineer
                                                                                                                                                                               engineers in full-time employment.

                           RESEARCH                                                               CAMPUS            DELIVERY    INTAKES    DURATION     CSP   ACCREDITATION    COURSEWORK                                                                  CAMPUS              DELIVERY   INTAKES   DURATION      CSP   ACCREDITATION
                           Master of Philosophy (Creative Arts)                                                                            2 years                             Graduate Certificate in Electrical Power Engineering                                                                 1 year p/t
                           Doctor of Creative Arts                                                                                         4 years                             Graduate Certificate in Engineering                                                                                  6 months
                           Doctor of Philosophy (Creative Arts)                                                                            4 years                             Graduate Certificate in Engineering Asset Management                                                                 1 year p/t

                                                                                                                                                                               Graduate Certificate in Rolling Stock Engineering                                                                    1 year p/t

                                                                                                                                                                               Graduate Diploma in Engineering                                                                                      1 year
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                           EDUCATION
                                                                                                                                                                               Master of Electrical Power Engineering                                                                               2 years p/t
                           UOW’s School of Education has a reputation for flexible course            and we work closely with the Australian Institute for Teaching and        Master of Engineering (Asset Management)                                                                             2 years p/t
                           delivery and practical programs that produce highly employable            School Leadership. We have a continued focus on interdisciplinary
                           educators. It is home to passionate and engaged academics                 research, particularly with the Early Start Research Institute.           Master of Engineering (Civil Engineering)                                                                            2 years             1

                           who maintain strong community and industry ties. Our close                                                                                          Master of Engineering (Computer Engineering)                                                                         2 years             2
                                                                                                     You can read in-depth program descriptions and review the entry
                           partnerships with schools ensure our education graduates are
                                                                                                     requirements at go.uow.edu.au/edu                                         Master of Engineering (Electrical Engineering)                                                                       2 years             1
                           quality teachers for the profession. UOW's teaching courses are
                           accredited with the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)                                                                                        Master of Engineering (Environmental Engineering)                                                                    2 years             2

                                                                                                                                                                               Master of Engineering (Innovative Manufacturing)                                                                     2 years             2
                           COURSEWORK                                                             CAMPUS             DELIVERY   INTAKES    DURATION     CSP   ACCREDITATION
                                                                                                                                                                               Master of Engineering (Management)                                                                                   2 years
                           Graduate Certificate in Autism                                                                                  1 year p/t
                                                                                                                                                                               Master of Engineering (Materials Engineering)                                                                        2 years             1
                           Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning Practices                                                6 months
                                                                                                                                                                               Master of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)                                                                       2 years             1
                           Graduate Certificate in TESOL                                                                                   6 months              1
                                                                                                                                                                               Master of Engineering (Mechatronic Engineering)                                                                      2 years             2
                           Graduate Diploma in Adult and Vocational Education                                                              1 year
                                                                                                                                                                               Master of Engineering (Mining Engineering)                                                                           2 years             2
                           Graduate Diploma in TESOL                                                                                       1 year                1
                                                                                                                                                                               Master of Engineering (Telecommunications Engineering)                                                               2 years             1




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                           Master of Autism                                                                                                1.5 years
                                                                                                                                                                               Master of Engineering Asset Management                                                                               2 years
                           Master of Education (Adult and Vocational Education)                                                            1.5 years
                                                                                                                                                                               Master of Engineering Management                                                                                     1 year
                           Master of Education (Educational Leadership)                                                                    1.5 years
                                                                                                                                                                               Master of Engineering Science (Computer Engineering)                                                                 1 year
                           Master of Education (Higher Education)                                                                          1.5 years
                                                                                                                                                                               Master of Engineering Science (Electrical Engineering)                                                               1 year
                           Master of Education (Information and Communication                                                              1.5 years
                           Technology in Education and Training)                                                                                                               Master of Engineering Science (Telecommunications Engineering)                                                       1 year
                           Master of Education (Interdisciplinary Studies in Education)                                                    1.5 years                           Master of Rolling Stock Engineering                                                                                  2 years p/t
                           Master of Education (Literacy)                                                                                  1.5 years                           RESEARCH                                                                    CAMPUS              DELIVERY   INTAKES   DURATION      CSP   ACCREDITATION

                           Master of Education (Special Education)                                                                         1.5 years            2              Master of Philosophy (Engineering)                                                                                   4 years
                           Master of Education (TESOL)                                                                                     1.5 years             1             Master of Research (Engineering and Information Sciences)Δ                                                           2 years
                           Master of Education Advanced (Educational Leadership)                                                           2 years                             Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)                                                                                   2 years
                           Master of Education Advanced (TESOL)                                                                            2 years               1             Doctor of Philosophy Integrated                                                                                      4 years
                           Master of Teaching (Primary)                                                                                    2 years              3
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12                         Master of Teaching (Secondary)                                                                                  2 years              3
                                                                                                                                                                               1 Accredited with Engineers Australia.      2 Provisional accreditation with Engineers Australia.                                                          13
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                           Master of Philosophy (Education)                                                                                2 years                             GEOGRAPHY
                           Doctor of Education                                                                                             4 years                             Postgraduate research degrees in Geography and Sustainable                      dimensions. You will have the opportunity to explore diverse
                                                                                                                                                                               Communities provide students the opportunity to undertake                       human engagements with environments and places, across multiple
                           Doctor of Philosophy (Education)                                                                                4 years
                                                                                                                                                                               research with UOW’s world-leading human geographers in a                        scales, in the face of major global challenges.
                           Doctor of Philosophy Integrated (Education)                                                                     4 years                             stimulating intellectual environment. The degree allows students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               You can read in-depth program descriptions and review the entry
                                                                                                                                                                               to develop unique, holistic ways of understanding issues of global
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               requirements at go.uow.edu.au/geography
                            1 UOW is recognised by the Department of Education (DE) as a provider of ESL qualifications for primary/secondary trained teachers. DE             significance, across their social, economic and environmental
                           accreditation will be dependent upon subject choice. 2 This program is approved by the DE as a postgraduate qualification in special education
                           for primary/secondary trained teachers. 3 The Master of Teaching (Primary) is accredited and recognised as a national professional teaching         RESEARCH                                                                     CAMPUS             DELIVERY   INTAKES   DURATION      CSP   ACCREDITATION
                           qualification. Students seeking work outside NSW or Australia are advised to check with potential employers and other teacher registration
                           authorities for any additional requirements. Students who have studied overseas may be required to meet additional requirements set by the NSW      Master of Philosophy (Geography and Sustainable Communities)                                                         2 years
                           Education Standards Authority in order to qualify as teachers in NSW. All students completing a NSW teacher education course will need to pass an
                                                                                                                                                                               Doctor of Philosophy (Geography and Sustainable Communities)                                                         4 years
                           approved literacy and numeracy test.
                                                                                                                                                                               Doctor of Philosophy Integrated (Geography and Sustainable Communities)                                              4 years
HEALTH & MEDICINE                                                                                                                                                    INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
                           HEALTH                                                                                       GRADUATE MEDICINE                                                       At UOW you’ll learn from world-renowned academic leaders                Analysis, Research & Teaching (SMART) facility and collaboration
                                                                                                                                                                                                covering a wide range of ICT specialisations. Many courses have         with Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI).
                           As a UOW health student, you’ll enjoy access to modern, purpose-                             With accreditation from the Australian Medical Council (AMC),           professional accreditation with the Australian Computer Society
                           built teaching and research facilities, including well-equipped                              the UOW graduate medicine curriculum reflects the latest                                                                                        You can read in-depth program descriptions and review the entry
                                                                                                                                                                                                and all are constantly reviewed to stay ahead of advances in the
                           physiology, histology, biochemistry, exercise physiology, exercise                           approach to medical education, and incorporates extensive use                                                                                   requirements at go.uow.edu.au/ict
                                                                                                                                                                                                field. UOW is one of the largest ICT researchers in the southern
                           rehabilitation, nutrition and biomechanics teaching laboratories.                            of existing and emerging medical education and information              hemisphere. It has strong partnerships with major international
                                                                                                                        technologies. Our programs are taught by professionals who are          companies and is strengthened by UOW’s Simulation, Modelling,
                           UOW maintains strong links with industry bodies, such as the Area
                                                                                                                        world-leading researchers and experienced clinicians, so the skills
                           Health Services and WorkCover, to ensure programs are relevant to
                                                                                                                        and knowledge you acquire can be applied to real-world challenges       COURSEWORK
                           the latest industry developments. Many of our Health and Medicine                                                                                                                                                                          CAMPUS           DELIVERY   INTAKES     DURATION     CSP   ACCREDITATION
                                                                                                                        today and in the future. The anatomy laboratory is one of the few
                           courses offer Commonwealth supported places (CSP).                                                                                                                   Graduate Certificate in Computing                                                                             6 months
                                                                                                                        cadaver-based facilities outside of traditional medical faculties.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Master of Computer Science                                                                                    2 years
                                                                                                                        You can read in-depth program descriptions and review the entry
                                                                                                                                                                                                Master of Computer Science (Intelligent Systems)                                                              2 years              1
                                                                                                                        requirements at go.uow.edu.au/healthmed
                                                                                                                                                                                                Master of Computer Science (Machine Learning and Big Data)                                                    2 years              1
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                           GRADUATE MEDICINE                                                                                                                                                    Master of Computer Science (Network and Information Security)                                                 2 years              1

                           COURSEWORK                                                                               CAMPUS            DELIVERY   INTAKES    DURATION      CSP   ACCREDITATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                Master of Computer Science (Software Engineering)                                                             2 years              1
                           Doctor of Medicine                                                                                                               4 years               1
                                                                                                                                                                                                Master of Health Informatics                                                                                  2 years              1
                           RESEARCH                                                                                 CAMPUS            DELIVERY   INTAKES    DURATION      CSP   ACCREDITATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                Master of Information and Communication Technology Advanced                                                   2 years              2
                           Master of Philosophy (Health Science and Medicine)                                                                               4 years
                                                                                                                                                                                                Master of Information Technology (Enterprise Networking)                                                      2 years              1
                           Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)                                                                                                  4 years
                                                                                                                                                                                                Master of Information Technology (Information Systems Development)                                            2 years              1
                           HEALTH & MEDICINE
                                                                                                                                                                                                Master of Information Technology (IT Strategic Management)                                                    2 years              1
                           COURSEWORK                                                                               CAMPUS            DELIVERY   INTAKES    DURATION      CSP   ACCREDITATION
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                           Graduate Certificate in Dementia Care                                                                                            1 year p/t
                                                                                                                                                                                                Master of Philosophy                                                                                          2 years
                           Graduate Certificate in Gerontology and Rehabilitation Studies                                                                   1 year p/t
                                                                                                                                                                                                Master of Research (Engineering and Information Sciences)Δ                                                    2 years
                           Graduate Certificate in Medical and                                                                                                             ^
                                                                                                                                                            1 year p/t                          Doctor of Philosophy (Information Science)                                                                    4 years
                           Health Leadership and Administration
                           Graduate Certificate in Medical Education                                                                                        2 years p/t                         Doctor of Philosophy Integrated (Information Sciences)                                                        4 years

                           Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing                                                                                    1 year p/t
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                           Graduate Certificate in Nursing                                                                                                  6 months                             1 These degrees have been accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) as meeting the requirements for membership at the Professional
                                                                                                                                                                           ^                    level. 2 The Master of Information and Communication Technology Advanced has been awarded advanced professional accreditation from the
                           Graduate Certificate in Strength and Conditioning*                                                                               1 year p/t                          Australian Computer Society (ACS). This is the first degree in Australia to be awarded this accreditation.
                           Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing                                                                                        1 year

                           Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology                                                                                           1.5 years             2
                                                                                                                                                                                                LAW, OCEAN LAW & POLICY
                           Master of Nursing                                                                                                                1.5 years

                           Master of Nursing (Dementia Care)*                                                                                               1.5 years
                                                                                                                                                                                                Our postgraduate coursework programs target two specialised             as a prosecutor or defence lawyer. Our specialist programs are
                                                                                                                                                                                                interest areas of law. We offer online programs through our             challenging, interesting and professionally relevant.
                           Master of Nursing (Leadership)*                                                                                                  1.5 years                           research strength, the Australian National Centre for Ocean
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        For those thinking about undertaking a Higher Research Degree,
                           Master of Nursing (Mental Health)                                                                                                1.5 years             3             Resources and Security (ANCORS), for students interested in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the Doctor of Philosophy will allow you to research a field of study
                                                                                                                                                                                                ocean policy and law.
                           Master of Nursing (Primary Healthcare)*                                                                                          1.5 years                                                                                                   in any area of the law. Please consult with the Faculty of Law,
                                                                                                                                                                                                Our criminal practice program offers the only postgraduate              Humanities and the Arts to identify a potential supervisor.
                           Master of Nursing (Person Centred Practice)        *
                                                                                                                                                            1.5 years
                                                                                                                                                                                                qualification in law in Australia designed specifically for lawyers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        You can read in-depth program descriptions and review the entry
                           Master of Nutrition & Dietetics                                                                                                  2 years               4
                                                                                                                                                                                                working in (or aspiring to work in) criminal practice, whether
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        requirements at go.uow.edu.au/lawpolicy
                           Master of Science (Dementia Care)                                                                                                1.5 years

                           Master of Science (Gerontology & Rehabilitation Studies)                                                                         1.5 years                           COURSEWORK                                                            CAMPUS           DELIVERY   INTAKES     DURATION     CSP   ACCREDITATION
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                           RESEARCH                                                                                 CAMPUS            DELIVERY   INTAKES    DURATION      CSP   ACCREDITATION   Graduate Certificate in Laws (Criminal Practice)                                                              1 year p/t

                           Master of Philosophy (Health Science)                                                                                            2 years                             Graduate Certificate in Maritime Studies                                                                      6 months

                           Master of Philosophy (Nursing)                                                                                                   2 years                             Master of Fisheries Policy                                                                                    1 year

                           Master of Research (Science Medicine and Health)Δ                                                                                2 years                             Master of Laws (Criminal Practice)                                                                            1 year

                           Doctor of Philosophy (Health Science)                                                                                            4 years                             Master of Maritime Policy                                                                                     1 year

                           Doctor of Philosophy Integrated (Health Science)                                                                                 4 years                             RESEARCH                                                              CAMPUS           DELIVERY   INTAKES     DURATION     CSP   ACCREDITATION

                                                                                                                                                                                                Master of Philosophy (Law)                                                                                    2 years
                           ^Please check at time of application. *Subject to final approval.   Δ
                                                                                                   See page 20 for fee information

                            1 UOW Graduate Medicine is accredited by the Australian Medical Council (AMC) and graduates are eligible for registration as a medical
                                                                                                                                                                                                Doctor of Philosophy Integrated (Law)                                                                         4 years
                           practitioner. 2 Exercise and Sport Science Australia: Upon graduation, students are eligible to apply for membership as an Exercise Scientist and                    Doctor of Philosophy (Law)                                                                                    4 years
                           accreditation as an Exercise Physiologist. 3 The Australian College of Mental Health Nursing recognised this level of qualification as one of the
                           criteria for its ‘credential for practice’ program. 4 Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA): all graduates are eligible for the credential of Accredited
                           Practising Dietitian (APD).
MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS                                                                                                                                 PSYCHOLOGY
                           UOW has an international reputation for excellence in many                    UOW’s National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia         The School of Psychology offers excellent facilities and includes         degrees are accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation
                           areas of mathematics through extensive experience working                     (NIASRA) undertakes a range of fundamental and contract                    opportunities for first rate research and training in professional        Council (APAC) for registration as a psychologist with the
                           with industry and government. Our programs are designed to                    research, including assisting with a recent NASA mission to better         and clinical psychology. Our staff conduct leading research in their      Psychology Board of Australia. The clinical program provides a
                           expand your knowledge and develop the skills needed by industry,              understand how the Earth inhales and exhales carbon dioxide.               fields and cover a wide variety of specialisations within the broader     qualifying degree for entering a registrar program leading to area
                           including the growing financial sector.                                                                                                                  field of psychology.                                                      of practice endorsement in clinical psychology.
                                                                                                         You can read in-depth program descriptions and review the entry
                                                                                                         requirements at go.uow.edu.au/mathstat                                     Our professional and clinical psychology degrees are well                 As a research student, you’ll enjoy a collegial environment
                                                                                                                                                                                    established in Australia and offer students a combination of              appropriate for advanced scholarship and an active program of
                           COURSEWORK                                                                 CAMPUS            DELIVERY   INTAKES      DURATION     CSP   ACCREDITATION    lectures, workshops, skills training and work-based practicum             research support to ensure your research meets international
                           Master of Financial Mathematics                                                                                      2 years             1               learning. The University's Psychology clinic, (Northfields                standards.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Clinic), provides training and supervision within an outpatient
                           Master of Mathematics                                                                                                2 years             2                                                                                         You can read in-depth program descriptions and review the entry
                                                                                                                                                                                    community-based mental health service, prior to students moving
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              requirements at go.uow.edu.au/psyc
                           Master of Statistics                                                                                                 2 years             3               to their external practica. Our professional and clinical psychology
                           RESEARCH                                                                   CAMPUS            DELIVERY   INTAKES      DURATION     CSP   ACCREDITATION
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                           Master of Philosophy (Information Sciences)
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                                                                                                                                                                                    Master of Professional Psychology                                                                               1 year              1
                           Master of Research (Engineering and Information Sciences)Δ                                                           2 years
                                                                                                                                                                                    Master of Psychology (Clinical)                                                                                 2 years             1
                           Doctor of Philosophy (Information Science)                                                                           4 years
                                                                                                                                                                                    RESEARCH                                                                CAMPUS           DELIVERY   INTAKES     DURATION     CSP    ACCREDITATION
                           Doctor of Philosophy Integrated                                                                                      4 years
                                                                                                                                                                                    Master of Philosophy (Psychology)                                                                               2 years

                           Δ See page 20 for fee information                                                                                                                        Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology)                                                                      4 years             1

                            1 Financial Services Institute of Australasia. 2 Graduates of the Master of Mathematics may apply for accreditation by the Australian Mathematical      Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology)                                                                               4 years
                           Society. 3 Graduates of the Master of Statistics with a relevant undergraduate degree and four to six years’ work experience are eligible to apply for
                           membership as an Accredited Statistician with the Statistical Society of Australia.                                                                      Doctor of Philosophy Integrated (Psychology)                                                                    4 years

                                                                                                                                                                                    1 Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).


                           PHYSICS
                           When you study at UOW you join a vibrant community of leading                 work in: astronomy and astrophysics' medical radiation and                 PUBLIC HEALTH
                           fundamental physics and medical radiation physics researchers                 high energy physics; solid state and semiconductor physics and
                           and teachers. You’ll benefit from our strong collaborative links with         superconductivity.                                                         UOW is home to public health researchers who are international            community dedicated to social understanding of health and action.
                           local and international companies and leading medical radiation                                                                                          leaders in their field. The approach to learning and teaching at          UOW staff are leaders in their field, and have close links with all
                                                                                                         You can read in-depth program descriptions and review the entry            UOW enables a valuable interdisciplinary experience and academic          the relevant professional organisations, keeping students up-to-
                           physics institutions.
                                                                                                         requirements at go.uow.edu.au/physics                                      input from public health, statistics, epidemiology, medicine, health      date and engaged with professional programs and development




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                           UOW postgraduate physics programs are innovative in both                                                                                                 promotion, nutrition, law and health services. At UOW you will            opportunities.
                           research and teaching. They are internationally recognised for                                                                                           have the opportunity to build your professional networks and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              You can read in-depth program descriptions and review the entry
                                                                                                                                                                                    practical skills through our coursework programs, supervised
                           COURSEWORK                                                                                                                                                                                                                         requirements at go.uow.edu.au/publichealth
                                                                                                      CAMPUS            DELIVERY   INTAKES      DURATION     CSP   ACCREDITATION
                                                                                                                                                                                    independent projects and research seminars. UOW attracts
                           Master of Science (Medical Radiation Physics)                                                                        2 years             1               research students from across the world. They are keen to work in
                                                                                                                                                                                    research centres and schools where students belong to an academic
                           RESEARCH                                                                   CAMPUS            DELIVERY   INTAKES      DURATION     CSP   ACCREDITATION

                           Master of Philosophy (Physics)                                                                                       2 years                             COURSEWORK                                                              CAMPUS           DELIVERY   INTAKES     DURATION     CSP    ACCREDITATION
                           Master of Research (Engineering and Information Sciences)Δ                                                           2 years                             Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion                                                                        1 year p/t
                           Doctor of Philosophy (Information Science)                                                                           4 years                             Graduate Certificate in Health Research                                                                         6 months
                           Doctor of Philosophy (Physics)                                                                                       4 years                             Graduate Certificate in Public Health                                                                           1 year p/t
                           Doctor of Philosophy Integrated (Engineering)                                                                        4 years                             Master of Public Health                                                                                         1.5 years           1


                           Δ See page 20 for fee information
                                                                                                                                                                                    Master of Public Health Advanced                                                                                2 years             1

                           1 Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM) and the Australian Institute of Physics (AIP).                          RESEARCH                                                                CAMPUS           DELIVERY   INTAKES     DURATION     CSP    ACCREDITATION

16                                                                                                                                                                                  Master of Philosophy (Health and Society)                                                                       2 years                               17
                                                                                                                                                                                    Doctor of Public Health                                                                                         4 years

                                                                                                                                                                                    Doctor of Philosophy (Health and Society)                                                                       4 years

                                                                                                                                                                                    Doctor of Philosophy Integrated (Health and Society)                                                            4 years

                                                                                                                                                                                    1 Graduates qualify for membership of the Australian Health Promotion Association and the Public Health Association of Australia.
SCIENCE                                                                                                                                              SOCIAL WORK
                           At UOW you’ll learn the technical skills for specialist careers in          Our research programs offer you opportunities to join world-             UOW is home to social work researchers and academics who are                 professional placements. All of this will build your expertise, skills
                           science, while developing analytical and research skills that can           class projects and direct your own research. UOW Science                 leaders in teaching advanced social work research and practice.              and professional networks. UOW staff have strong regional and
                           be applied to any career. You will have access to UOW’s Sciences            Research Groups have close relationships with many industrial            Building on your previous study in the social sciences, our                  national professional networks and are up-to-date in research and
                           Teaching Facility, featuring both teaching and Higher Degree                and governmental organisations, including ANSTO, CSIRO and               academic staff will assist you to develop the academic and practical         practice initiatives.
                           Research laboratories.                                                      Australian biotechnology developer AMRAD.                                skills necessary to work in many fields of social work. You will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             You can read in-depth program descriptions and review the entry
                                                                                                                                                                                have the opportunity to undertake firsthand work experiences
                                                                                                       You can read in-depth program descriptions and review the entry                                                                                       requirements at go.uow.edu.au/socialwork
                                                                                                                                                                                through simulation labs, supervised academic studies, and
                                                                                                       requirements at go.uow.edu.au/sci
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                           COURSEWORK                                                                CAMPUS           DELIVERY   INTAKES     DURATION   CSP     ACCREDITATION
                                                                                                                                                                                Master of Social Work (Qualifying)                                                                                  2 years              1
                           Graduate Certificate in Biofabrication                                                                            6 months
                                                                                                                                                                                RESEARCH                                                                  CAMPUS             DELIVERY   INTAKES     DURATION      CSP   ACCREDITATION
                           Master of Conservation Biology*                                                                                   2 years
                                                                                                                                                                                Master of Philosophy (Health and Society)                                                                           2 years
                           Master of Earth and Environmental Sciences*                                                                       2 years
                                                                                                                                                                                Doctor of Philosophy (Health and Society)                                                                           4 years
                           Master of Global Science and Management*                                                                          2 years
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                                                                                                                                                                                Doctor of Philosophy Integrated (Health and Society)                                                                4 years
                           Master of Medical Biotechnology*                                                                                  2 years

                           Master of Medicinal Chemistry*                                                                                    2 years                            1 The Master of Social Work (Qualifying) has provisional accreditation from the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

                           RESEARCH                                                                  CAMPUS           DELIVERY   INTAKES     DURATION   CSP     ACCREDITATION

                           Master of Philosophy

                           Master of Philosophy (Biofabrication)                                                                             2 years
                                                                                                                                                                                WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY
                           Master of Philosophy (Biological Sciences)                                                                        2 years                            UOW is home to leading work health and safety researchers who                seminars. UOW staff have close links with the relevant professional
                                                                                                                                                                                take a multidisciplinary approach to learning and teaching. This             organisations, keeping students up-to-date and engaged with
                           Master of Philosophy (Chemistry)                                                                                  2 years
                                                                                                                                                                                enables a valuable interdisciplinary experience and academic input           professional programs and development opportunities.
                           Master of Philosophy (Electromaterials)                                                                           2 years                            from ergonomics, occupational hygiene, statistics, law and health
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             You can read in-depth program descriptions and review the entry
                                                                                                                                                                                services. At UOW you will have the opportunity to build your
                           Master of Philosophy (Environmental Science)                                                                      2 years                                                                                                         requirements at go.uow.edu.au/whs
                                                                                                                                                                                professional networks and practical skills through our coursework
                           Master of Philosophy (Health, Science and Medicine)                                                               2 years                            programs, supervised independent projects and research
                           Master of Research (Science Medicine and Health)          Δ
                                                                                                                                             2 years
                                                                                                                                                                                COURSEWORK                                                                CAMPUS             DELIVERY   INTAKES      DURATION     CSP   ACCREDITATION
                           Doctor of Philosophy (Science)                                                                                    4 years
                                                                                                                                                                                Graduate Certificate in Work Health & Safety                                                                         1 year p/t
                           Doctor of Philosophy Integrated (Science)                                                                         4 years
                                                                                                                                                                                Graduate Diploma in Work Health & Safety                                                                             1 year              1




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                           *Subject to final approval. Δ See page 20 for fee information                                                                                        Master of Work Health and Safety                                                                                     1.5 years          2

                                                                                                                                                                                Master of Work Health & Safety (Ergonomics)                                                                          1.5 years          2

                                                                                                                                                                                Master of Work Health & Safety (Occupational Hygiene)                                                                1.5 years          2
                           SOCIAL SCIENCE
                                                                                                                                                                                Master of Work Health & Safety (Risk Management)                                                                     1.5 years          2
                           Delve further into the how and the why we live the way we do                All of this will build your expertise, skills and professional
                           through postgraduate research in social science. Working with               networks.                                                                Master of Work Health and Safety Advanced                                                                            2 years            3

                           UOW’s experienced academics from a range of professional                                                                                             Master of Work Health & Safety Advanced (Ergonomics)                                                                 2 years            3
                                                                                                       You can read in-depth program descriptions and review the entry
                           backgrounds, you can conduct your own research and specialise in
                                                                                                       requirements at go.uow.edu.au/socsci                                     Master of Work Health & Safety Advanced (Occupational Hygiene)                                                       2 years            3
                           your area of interest to positively transform the lives of individuals,
                           families and communities.                                                                                                                            Master of Work Health & Safety Advanced (Risk Management)                                                            2 years            3

                                                                                                                                                                                RESEARCH                                                                  CAMPUS             DELIVERY   INTAKES      DURATION     CSP   ACCREDITATION
                           RESEARCH                                                                  CAMPUS           DELIVERY   INTAKES     DURATION   CSP     ACCREDITATION
                                                                                                                                                                                Master of Philosophy (Health and Society)                                                                            2 years
                           Master of Philosophy (Health and Society)                                                                         2 years
                                                                                                                                                                                Doctor of Philosophy (Health and Society)                                                                            4 years
                           Doctor of Philosophy (Health and Society)                                                                         4 years
                                                                                                                                                                                Doctor of Philosophy Integrated (Health and Society)                                                                 4 years
                           Doctor of Philosophy Integrated (Health and Society)                                                              4 years
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                                                                                                                                                                                 1 Accredited by the Australian Occupational Health and Safety Educators Accreditation Board (AOHSEAB) and the Institution of Occupational
                                                                                                                                                                                Safety and Health (IOSH) of the UK. 2 Accredited by the Australian Occupational Health & Safety Educators Accreditation Board (AOHSEAB)
                                                                                                                                                                                and the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) of the UK. The Occupational Hygiene specialisation has been accredited by the
                                                                                                                                                                                Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH) and the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS). This specialisation fulfils the educational
                                                                                                                                                                                requirements for full membership of the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH). 3 Accredited by the Australian Occupational Health
                                                                                                                                                                                and Safety Educators Accreditation Board (AOHSEAB). The Occupational Hygiene specialisation has been accredited by the British Occupational
                                                                                                                                                                                Hygiene Society (BOHS). Accreditation is being sought from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and the Australian Institute of
                                                                                                                                                                                Occupational Hygienists (AIOH).
Fees & fee support                                                                                                                          How to apply                                                  Key dates
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     AUTUMN SESSION 2019
                           Higher Degree Research                                                  FEE SUPPORT FAQS                                                    COURSEWORK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Orientation                   26 – 28 Feb
                           (HDR) programs                                                          What courses have Commonwealth supported places (CSP)?              You can apply online for all postgraduate degrees
                                                                                                                                                                       excluding medicine. There is no application fee               Lectures (weeks 1–7)          4 Mar – 19 Apr
                                                                                                   Generally the following faculties or fields of study offer CSPs:    for applying to UOW.                                          Mid–session recess (1 week)   22 – 26 Apr
                           Unlike coursework programs, most research programs are exempt                                                                               apply.uow.edu.au
                           from tuition fees for domestic students. HDR students still need to     –– Humanities and Arts (excluding Law)                                                                                            Lectures (weeks 8–13)         29 Apr – 7 Jun
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                           pay the Services and Amenities Fee (SAF).                               –– Social Sciences                                                                                                                Study recess (1 week)         10 – 14 Jun
                                                                                                   –– Science, Medicine and Health                                     RESEARCH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Exams (2 weeks)               15 – 27 Jun
                           MASTER OF RESEARCH DEGREES                                              –– Mathematics                                                      You should first determine your field of study and then       Mid–year recess (4 weeks)     1 – 26 Jul
                                                                                                   –– Medical Radiation Physics                                        identify, contact and consult with the faculty or academic
                           When receiving an offer for this is program, domestic students                                                                              unit that conducts research in that area. The faculty or
                           receive a bundled offer for the Bachelor of Research (BRes)* and        Refer to our course list (pages 10-19) for specific course          unit website will help you identify a potential supervisor.   SPRING SESSION 2019
                           the Master of Research (MRes).                                          information, or visit coursefinder.uow.edu.au                       All Higher Degree Research (HDR) applications must            Orientation                   22 Jul
                           The BRes (or first year) is a Commonwealth supported place. The                                                                             be submitted online. Students may also apply for a HDR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Lectures (weeks 1–9)          29 Jul – 27 Sep
                           MRes (or second year) is exempt from fees for the normal time           Who is eligible for CSP?                                            scholarship at the same time. For more information visit
                                                                                                                                                                       uow.edu.au/research/rsc/prospective                           Mid–session recess (1 week)   30 Sep – 4 Oct
                           limit of the course.                                                    To be eligible for a CSP you must be an Australian or New Zealand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Lectures (weeks 10–13)        7 Oct – 1 Nov
                           *The BRes is not available to international students.                   citizen or the holder of a permanent visa, and meet the criteria
                           For more information about postgraduate fees, visit                     outlined at studyassist.gov.au                                      APPLICATION CLOSING DATES                                     Study recess (1 week)         4 – 8 Nov
                           uow.edu.au/student/finances                                                                                                                 The date will depend on the course, session, campus and       Exams (2 weeks)               9 – 21 Nov
                                                                                                   Are there CSPs based on equity?
                                                                                                                                                                       delivery mode. Closing dates for each degree are included
                                                                                                                                                                       with the complete course descriptions at
                           Coursework programs
                                                                                                   UOW offers a small number of Commonwealth supported places                                                                        SYDNEY BUSINESS SCHOOL
                                                                                                   in fee-paying courses for students who can demonstrate financial    coursefinder.uow.edu.au
                                                                                                   disadvantage and/or equity-based criteria. Students who meet                                                                      TRIMESTER 1 2019




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2019 POSTGRADUATE GUIDE




                           Course costs are calculated per credit point, based on your course      this criteria may also be eligible to apply for HECS-HELP.
                           of study. They are listed at coursefinder.uow.edu.au                                                                                                                                                      Enrolment and Orientation
                                                                                                   You will need to complete an application for a Commonwealth                                                                       –– Sydney campus              5 – 6 Feb
                                                                                                   supported place in a fee-paying postgraduate course.                                                                              –– Wollongong campus          7 – 8 Feb
                           FEE SUPPORT
                                                                                                   For more information on how to apply, contact our Future                                                                          Lectures                      11 Feb – 19 Apr
                           Commonwealth supported places (CSP)                                     Students team (contact details on back cover).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Study recess (1 week)         22 – 26 Apr
                           Many UOW courses are eligible for a Commonwealth supported                                                                                                                                                Exams (1 week)                27 Apr – 3 May
                           place (CSP). A CSP is where the Australian Government                   How do I pay for my course?
                           contributes up to three quarters of your total tuition fee. If you’re   Pay later: Defer part or all of your fees by accessing a FEE-HELP                                                                 TRIMESTER 2 2019
                           an eligible Commonwealth supported student you can access               or HECS-HELP Loan (for eligible students).
                           HECS-HELP to defer part or all of your tuition fees.                                                                                                                                                      Enrolment and Orientation
                                                                                                   Pay now: Pay your fees or student contribution upfront by the                                                                     –– Sydney campus              14 – 15 May
                           Full-fee paying places (FFPP)                                           census date.                                                                                                                      –– Wollongong campus          16 – 17 May
                           The remaining postgraduate coursework programs are full-fee             See uow.edu.au/future/postgrad                                                                                                    Lectures                      20 May – 26 Jul
                           paying, however you may be eligible to access FEE-HELP, a loan to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Study recess (1 week)         29 Jul – 2 Aug
                           cover part of or all of your tuition fees. In a FFPP, the Australian    See studyassist.gov.au for more information.
20                         Government does not contribute towards your cost of studies;                                                                                                                                              Exams (1 week)                3 – 9 Aug           21
                           you need to pay the full tuition fee for each subject in the course.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     TRIMESTER 3 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Enrolment and Orientation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     –– Sydney campus              20 – 21 Aug
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     –– Wollongong campus          22 – 23 Aug
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Lectures                      26 Aug – 1 Nov
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Study recess (1 week)         4 – 8 Nov
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Exams (2 weeks)               9 – 21 Nov
LEARN MORE
If you have any questions about the information
in this Guide, we’re here to help.
uow.edu.au/future/postgrad
Call 1300 367 869
facebook.com/uowfuture
futurestudents@uow.edu.au




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be amended without notice by the University in response to changing circumstances or for any other reason. Check with the University for any updated information.
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