2020 International Undergraduate Guide - UOW

 
2020 International Undergraduate Guide - UOW
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2020 International Undergraduate Guide - UOW
Welcome                                                              Contents
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People are drawn to the University                                   WOLLONGONG                    02

of Wollongong (UOW) for many                                         WOLLONGONG CAMPUS             06

reasons: to pursue accredited                                        ACCOMMODATION                 08

qualifications, gain employment                                      OUR CAMPUSES                  12

experience, build global perspectives                                SUPPORT                       15

and access world-class research.                                     HOW TO APPLY                  18
                                                                     STUDY CHOICES                 20
Every one of them is assured of receiving the support they need
to do their very best.                                               DOUBLE DEGREES AND HIGH       24
The University of Wollongong has the expertise and experience        ACHIEVER PROGRAMS
to help you reach your goals.
                                                                     COURSES
High quality, accessible research has placed us in the top 250

                                                                                                        UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG
                                                                      Degree index                 24
universities worldwide, and we continue to invest in areas of
national and international priority.                                  Arts and Humanities          25
UOW graduates are well respected, being ranked among the top          Business                     28
one per cent in the world by employers. We pride ourselves on
preparing people for emerging industries and future jobs, people      Communication and Media      32
who are ready to succeed in their careers and make a positive
contribution to their communities.                                    Creative Arts                34
With connections to more than 400 overseas institutions, UOW          Education                    37
is truly an international university. We have students from more
than 160 countries, and have nurtured a welcoming multi-ethnic        Engineering                  40
community that helps students from all backgrounds settle
                                                                      Geography                    43
into the Australian lifestyle and strengthen their university
experience.                                                           Health and Medicine          45
This course guide is designed as a starting point. I encourage        Information and              49
you to find out what we have to offer by talking to our staff, our
students, or one of our 150,000 alumni. Ask them why UOW              Communication Technology
would be right for you.                                               International Studies        52
                                                                      Law                          55
                                                                      Mathematics and Statistics   58
                                                                      Physics                      61
                                                                      Psychology                   63
                                                                      Public Health                66
Professor Paul Wellings CBE
Vice-Chancellor                                                       Science                      68
                                                                      Social Sciences              72
                                                                      Social Work                  74
                                                                     UOW COLLEGE                   76
                                                                     IMPORTANT DATES               79
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Where                                                                                     From here to
                                                                          doors open                                                                                  every corner
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                                                                We’re here to open doors and support your                                                        A globally recognised and respected
                                                                choices while giving you the freedom and                                                        degree from UOW is your passport to
                                                                 resources to chase your dream career.                                                                 a world of opportunity.

                                         5 stars                            75.5%                         Top rated                     Top 20                          Top 1%                      Top 250

                                         Staff Qualifications, Student      of UOW graduates secured      Highest ranked university     16th best modern university     Rating for UOW graduates    Ranking among the world’s
                                         Retention, Overall Experience,     full-time employment          in NSW overall.               in the world.                   by global employers.        universities.
                                         Skills Development, Student        within four months of
                                                                                                          Federal government Quality    QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings     QS Graduate Employability   218th – QS World University
                                         Support, Learning Resources        completing their course.      Indicators for Learning and   2019                            Rankings 2019               Rankings 2019
                                         and Learner Engagement.            This is above the national    Teaching (QILT) 2019
                                                                            average of 71.9%.
                                         Australian Good Universities
                                         Guide 2019                         Federal government Quality
                                                                            Indicators for Learning and
                                                                            Teaching (QILT) 2019

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Wollongong is                                                           17 beaches
                                                                                                                 Patrolled by lifeguards
                                                                                                                                                           Transport is
                                                                                                                                                           cheap and easy
                                         a student city                                                          35+ nature walks
                                                                                                                 Maintained by NSW National Parks in the
                                                                                                                                                           Wollongong is close to Sydney – just 90 minutes by road
                                                                                                                                                           or train. Once you arrive here, your transport options
                                                                                                                                                           around the city are safe, easy and cheap.
                                                                                                                 Wollongong region
                                         Located on the east coast of Australia, Wollongong is home to                                                                     CAR
                                         thousands of students making it the ideal place for you to study.
                                                                                                                 306,591 people
                                                                                                                                                                           UOW runs a carpooling program, so if you
                                                                                                                                                                           have two or more friends in your car, you
                                                                                                                                                                           get free parking on campus.
                                         It’s a diverse, safe and friendly city, filled with many languages,     Call the Wollongong region home

                                         cuisines, religions and customs. A busy cultural calendar                                                                         FREE BUSES
                                         attracts people from all over Australia and the world who enjoy                                                                   Wollongong is well-connected with buses

                                         a healthy, active lifestyle. With big green mountains to the west                                                                 going to all of the surrounding suburbs.
                                                                                                                                                                           Free ‘city loop’ buses run all day and into
                                         and the ocean to the east, here you can breathe in the fresh air,                                                                 the night, making it easy for you to travel
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                                         live stress-free and focus on your studies.                                                                                       from campus and student accommodation
                                                                                                                                                                           to the city centre, train station and

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                                                                                                                                                                           shopping district.

                                                                                                                                                                           TRAIN
                                                                                                                                                                           North Wollongong Station is a 15-minute
                                                                                                                                                                           walk or a short free shuttle bus ride from
                                                                                                                                                                           our main campus.

                                                                                                                                                                           BICYCLE
                                                                                                                                                                           UOW has more than 900 bike racks for
                                                                                                                                                                           secure and convenient bike parking, and
                                                                                                                                                                           also offers a bike share program.

                                                                                                                                                                           WALK
                                                                                        Parramatta                                                                         Most destinations in Wollongong are an
                                                                                                                                                                           easy walk away.
                                                                                                     SYDNEY
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A place to...
                                         From a hike in the mountains, to a swim in
                                         the ocean and everything in between, there’s
                                         always something happening in Wollongong.
                                         So, grab your mates, jump on the free shuttle
                                         bus and see where it takes you.

                                         ACHIEVE                               BELONG
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                                         Get the most out of your study with   Find like-minded people through
                                         24/7 library access during session    more than 130 student-run clubs

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                                         and a range of academic support       and societies.
                                         programs.
                                                                               INDULGE
                                         RELAX
                                                                               You won't go hungry with 7 coffee
                                         Enjoy a full calendar of events,      shops, 15+ food outlets, a bar and a
                                         including outdoor cinemas, free       supermarket all on campus, or the
                                         food, maker’s-market and so much      free bus is a short ride into
                                         more right here on campus.            the Wollongong CBD.

                                         MAKE FRIENDS                          STAY HEALTHY
                                         Meet people from all walks of life    Take care of yourself with a health
                                         in one of UOW's 6 undergraduate       clinic, dentist and physio all on
                                         student residences. Live on           campus. A hairdresser, travel agent
                                         campus, near the beach or in          and post office are also available.
                                         the Wollongong CBD.
                                                                               FEEL SAFE
                                         HAVE FUN
                                                                               Our free SafeZone App and UOW
                                         Wollongong is home to 20+ live        Security team are here to help
                                         music venues, including UOW's         ensure we have a safe and secure
                                         UniBar. You can see more than         campus environment.
                                         100 live acts each year on campus
                                         alone.                                MEET UP
                                                                               There are over 3,000 businesses
                                         GET FIT
                                                                               in Wollongong CBD with new cafes
                                         With your student discount,           and shops opening up all the time.
                                         UniActive, is the place to keep fit
                                         with a 50 metre swimming pool,
                                         various courts and ovals and
                                         80+ group exercise classes each
                                         week. You can also join one of 60
                                         sporting teams on campus.

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A day at Wollongong campus                                                                                                                                                                                     Hockey
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Field
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Sports Hub
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tennis Courts

                                                   Among our modern teaching and study spaces,
                                                   there’s always something to do on campus.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Pool
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Pool
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     KOOLOOBONG VILLAGE

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                                                   Here’s how Xinru and Chengappa spend their time.                                                                                                                                                                                                          Oval No. 2
                                                                                                                                                                              RING ROAD

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              UniActive                                                       Oval No. 1
                                                                    Carpool Area
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                                                   8:00AM       Breakfast at Kooloobong Village              8:30AM        Coffee at Rush 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           DUCK POND LAWN
                                                   8:30AM       Attends classes                              9:00AM        Attends classes
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Administration
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                                                   12:30PM      Enjoys lunch on the duckpond lawn             1:00PM       Has lunch with friends in                                                     theatre                                                                                                                                  Sutton Building
                                                                                                                           the food court
                                                   1:30PM       Visits the UOW Library for study                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Oval No. 3
                                                                                                             2:00PM        Attends classes
                                                                Attends a Chinese Academic                                                                                    McKinnon
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                                                                                                                                      Early Start                             Building
                                                                Business Learning & Education                3:00PM        Visits the MakerSpace
                                                                (CABLE) study group meeting                                in the Library to use

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                                                                                                                           VR equipment                                                                          McKinnon                                                                                                                                             MC                                Sciences
                                                   5:30PM       Takes the free bus into Wollongong                                                                                                                 Lawn                                                                                                                                                                             Teaching Facility
                                                                                                            MC                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                UOW LIBRARY
                                                                city for dinner with friends                 5:00PM        Attends the Global
                                                                                                                           Communicators Program                                                                                                                                                                                          S C I E N C E S R OAD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   RING ROAD

                                                                                                             6:30PM        Swims at UniActive

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Graduate House
                                               20+ FOOD              9 CAFES              2 BANKS                MEDICAL              TRAVEL                POST OFFICE   SUPERMARKET
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                                                                                                            APPLYING FOR UOW
                                                                                                            ACCOMMODATION

                                         accommodation
                                                                                                            You can apply to live in UOW
                                                                                                            accommodation online at
                                                                                                            apply-accom.uow.edu.au

                                         —
                                                                                                            In order to secure a place in a residence,
                                                                                                            you should submit your application as
                                                                                                            early as possible. A free airport pick-up
                                                                                                            service from Sydney International
                                                                                                            Airport (60 minutes away) is provided
                                         More than 6,000 international                                      for all commencing students.

                                         students from all around the                                       For a full schedule of fees see
                                                                                                            uow.edu.au/accommodation
                                         world call Wollongong home.
                                         UOW offers a range of accommodation options conveniently
                                         located both on-campus and in the Wollongong CBD, or you
                                         can choose from Homestay or private rental options.

                                         UOW ACCOMMODATION
                                         You’ll make lifelong friends with students studying everything
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                                         from politics to polymers when you live in a UOW residence.
                                         It’s a welcoming, ready-made community, with a calendar full

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                                         of social, sporting and cultural events, while 24/7 academic and
                                         wellbeing support is right outside your door.
                                                                                                            THE BEST PLACE TO LIVE.
                                                                                                            GUARANTEED.
                                         It’s not surprising that students who live in our residences
                                         achieve higher academic outcomes than students choosing            UOW Living can guarantee eligible
                                         private accommodation.                                             first-year students a place in a UOW
                                                                                                            residence.
                                         HOMESTAY                                                           Knowing you’re going to have a roof
                                                                                                            over your head is one less thing to
                                         For those who prefer a family-oriented lifestyle, Homestays
                                                                                                            worry about, leaving you free to
                                         (living with a local family in a private home) are available.
                                                                                                            concentrate on your studies. With a
                                         For more information see                                           new 800-bed residence on campus,
                                         uowcollege.edu.au/future-students/international/homestay           you’re sure to find a place that suits
                                                                                                            you.
                                         PRIVATE ACCOMMODATION                                              To apply and see conditions and closing
                                         UOW provides you with all the information you need about           dates, visit uow.edu.au/accommodation
                                         private and shared accommodation. Our accommodation site
                                         also contains information on temporary accommodation you can
                                         use while you’re looking for a place to live.
                                         Learn more at uow.edu.au/accommodation/liveoffcampus

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WEERONA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Distance to train station
                                         Choose

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Shared (S) or private (P)
                                                                                                                                                                                        204 residents

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Distance to bus stop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Number of beds
                                         your
                                                                                                                                                                                        INTERNATIONAL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Price per week
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Shared rooms

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (FREE shuttle)
                                                                                                                                        CITY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Single rooms
                                                                                                                                                                                        HOUSE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         bathroom
                                                                                                                                                                                        222 residents

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Catering
                                         residence
                                                                                                          WE
                                                                                                         COOK                                                                           CAMPUS EAST
                                                                                                                                                                                        527 residents

                                                                                                                                        BEACH                                                                                                                                 Fully       204                a               a           S                           From             100m                   1.4km
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 WEERONA COLLEGE
                                                                                                                                                                                        KOOLOOBONG VILLAGE                                                                    catered                                                                                $339
                                         Get your university experience                                                                                                                 1,258 residents                          Weerona College is located next door to      (19 meals
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Beaton Park, a large sporting complex
                                         off to a smooth start. Your weekly                                                                                                                                                                                                   a week)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 with an indoor pool, gymnasium, tennis
                                         rent in a UOW residence includes                                                                                                               BANGALAY                                 courts and running track.
                                         wifi, electricity, water, furniture,                             YOU                                                                           254 residents
                                                                                                                                    CAMPUS
                                                                                                         COOK
                                         security and support – no surprise
                                         bills or unexpected costs.
                                                                                                                                                                                        MARKETVIEW
                                         Plus all residences are connected                                                                                                              144 residents
                                         to the campus by a free shuttle bus.
                                                                                                                                        CITY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 INTERNATIONAL HOUSE                          Fully       222                a               a           S                           From             200m                   200m
                                         You can apply online at                                                                                                                                                                                                              catered                                                                                $339
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 International House is an affiliate of       (19 meals
                                         apply-accom.uow.edu.au
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the 16 International Houses worldwide.       a week)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 It proudly boasts a community
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SYDNEY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 representing many nations, living and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 learning peacefully under the one roof.
                                                                                                                                                          Fairy Meadow
                                         FREE LOCAL BUSES                                                                                                    Station
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                                            Route 55 Gong Shuttle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Fairy Meadow
                                            Route 9 North Gong Shuttle                                                                                                                                             Beach

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                                            Gwynneville - Keiraville Shuttle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 CAMPUS EAST                                  Flexi-      527                                a           S                           From             300m                   400m
                                                                                                                                                     Drive

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              catered                                                                                $289
                                                                                                          FAIRY MEADOW                                                                                                           A five-minute walk to the beach and          and self-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 10-minute bus ride from the main UOW
                                                                                                                                                       ial

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              catered
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 campus, Campus East is located in the
                                                                                                                                                 Memor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 beach-side suburb of Fairy Meadow.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The residence setting is spread across
                                                                                                                                                                             Science                                             large grounds, including a number of
                                                                                                                                                                              Space
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 playing fields.
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                                                                                                             Mount Ousley Rd

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                                                                                                                                                                           Campus                                                                                             Self-       1,258              a               a           S/P                         From             100m                   2.1km
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 KOOLOOBONG VILLAGE
                                                                                    UOW Campus                                                                                                                                                                                catered                                                                                $269
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Located right on-campus, living at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Kooloobong Village means you’re
                                                              Northfield                                                                                                                                                         minutes from classes and all of UOW’s
                                                                           s Ave
                                                                                                                                                                 NORTH                                                           leisure facilities. In 2018, new buildings
                                                                                                                                                               WOLLONGONG                                                        were added to this world-class student
                                                               Botanical                                                                                                                                                         accommodation facility, providing 800
                                                                Gardens
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 new beds for students.
                                                                                                                                                         Nth Wollongong
                                                                                                                                                             Station

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 BANGALAY                                     Self-       254                a               a           S/P                         From             50m                    2km
                                                                                                                                                                                                        North Wollongong Beach                                                catered                                                                                $294
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Bangalay is a new residence, located
                                                                                                         GWYNNEVILLE
                                                                                                                                                 Princes Hwy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 just across the road from the main
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 campus. This residence features
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 modern facilities, landscaped outdoor
                                                                                                     y                                                                                                                           communal areas, recreation areas, study
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                                                                                                                               Beaton                                                                          Wollongong        spaces and meeting facilities.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 MARKETVIEW                                   Self-       144                a                           P                           From             150m                   800m
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              catered                                                                                $294
                                                                                                                                                                               WOLLONGONG                                        Marketview is in the heart of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Wollongong, next to the city’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 largest shopping mall and dozens of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 restaurants and cafes. You’ll also be a
                                                                                                            Wollongong                                                                                                           short walk from Wollongong’s cultural
                                                                                                             Hospital                                               Mall                                                         hotspots, including the Wollongong City
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Wollongong   Art Gallery and the Illawarra Performing
                                                                                                                                        Wollongong
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    City Beach   Arts Centre (IPAC).
                                                                                   Princes Hwy                                           Station
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Our                                                                                        INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION

                                                                                global
                                                                                                                                                                           PARTNERS
                                                                                                                                                                           UOW has established partnerships with
                                                                                                                                                                           a number of international education

                                                                                reach and
                                                                                                                                                                           institutions to provide students with
                                                                                                                                                                           opportunities to access quality education
                                                                                                                                                                           outside Australia. These include:

                                                                                reputation
                                                                                                                                                                           –– PSB Academy Singapore
                                                                                                                                                                           –– The Singapore Institute of
                                                                                                                                                                              Management

                                                                                —
                                                                                                                                                                           –– China Normal University (CCNU)-
                                                                                                                                                                              UOW Joint Institute
                                                                                                                                                                           –– International University & Colleges
                                                                                                                                                                              (INTI) in Malaysia

                                                                                UOW incorporates a                                                                         TWINNING ARRANGEMENTS

                                                                                growing network of                                                                         UOW has twinning arrangements with
                                                                                                                                                                           Beijing Jiaotong University, Zhengzhou
                                                                                international campuses,                                                                    University and Tianjin Polytechnic
                                                                                                                                                                           University that are formally recognised
                                                                                students, graduates and

                                         Our global
                                                                                                                                                                           by the Chinese Ministry of Education.
                                                                                academics.                                                                                 Students are able to complete part of their
                                                                                                                                                                           program at their home institution and
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                                                                                                                                                                           then transfer to UOW to complete the
                                                                                Our formal agreements                                                                      remainder of their degree.

                                                                                with more than 400

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG
                                                                                                                                                                           STUDY ABROAD
                                                                                overseas institutions cover                                                                AND EXCHANGE

                                         campuses
                                                                                                                                                                           UOW has Study Abroad and Student
                                                                                research collaboration,                                                                    Exchange partnerships with more
                                                                                student and staff                                                                          than 250 universities in 45 countries.
                                                                                                                                                                           Broaden your educational experience
                                                                                exchange, study abroad,                                                                    and employment prospects by combining
                                                                                                                                                                           study and travel for a semester or a year.
                                                                                and program delivery.

                                         WOLLONGONG AND BEYOND

                                         After being established as
                                         a division of the then NSW
                                         University of Technology in 1951
                                         and later becoming an independent
                                         institution in 1975, UOW has
                                         since exponentially expanded its
                                         presence beyond our Wollongong
                                         origins. We now offer our students
                                         a greater choice of study locations,
                                         including our newest domestic          UOW COLLEGE HONG KONG                        UOW DUBAI                                     UOW MALAYSIA
                                         campus in South Western
                                                                                UOW College Hong Kong (UOWCHK),              Established in 1993, the University of        UOW has delivered programs in Malaysia
                                         Sydney and a growing reach of
                                                                                formerly Community College of City           Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the      for more than 10 years and in 2018 UOW
                                         international UOW campuses and
                                                                                University (CCCU), has provided quality      oldest and most prestigious universities in   continued its global expansion by acquiring
                                         partner institutions.
                                                                                tertiary education for more than 35 years.   the United Arab Emirates (UAE). UOWD          the university colleges of Malaysian private
                                                                                Since July 2015, the College has been part   provides a broad range of undergraduate       education provider KDU. The acquisition
                                                                                of UOW’s global campus network. UOW          and postgraduate degrees in Business and      expands the University’s global campus
                                                                                teaches a number of degree and top-up        Management, Finance and Accounting,           network and is an exciting new initiative.
                                                                                programs at UOWCHK/CCCU and provides         Humanities and Social Sciences, and
                                                                                exchange opportunities for students to       Computer Science and Engineering.
                                                                                enrich their university experience.
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South
                                         Western
                                         Sydney
                                         campus
                                         —
                                         UOW’s metropolitan
                                         campus in South Western
                                         Sydney (Liverpool)

                                                                                                                                                                                       Supported
                                         offers undergraduate and
                                         postgraduate degrees.
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                                         The campus provides

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                                         an experience that is
                                         specially designed for the

                                                                                                                                                                                       for success
                                         needs of our students.

                                         PERSONALISED STUDY
                                         As a student at UOW, you’ll benefit from
                                         smaller class sizes and individual attention
                                         from your teachers – who are leaders in
                                         their respective fields of study. This is a
                                         great opportunity to meet industry leaders
                                         and learn from the best.

                                         COURSES AVAILABLE
                                         UOW South Western Sydney offers
                                         undergraduate courses in business,
                                         business information systems, commerce,
                                         computer science, information technology,
                                         international studies, law and nursing. You
                                         can also choose from a range of law double                                                                                                    Moving to a new country to study can
                                         degrees or a double degree in international    FACILITIES                                     TRANSPORT                                       be overwhelming, which is why we have
                                         studies and commerce.                                                                                                                         set up a range of programs to help you
                                                                                        South Western Sydney is a vibrant and          Campus is only a four-minute walk from          succeed. Whether you want to improve
                                         Postgraduate students have three courses       growing UOW campus providing everything        Liverpool railway station. The city boasts      your employment prospects, achieve your
                                         available, including the Master of Computer    you need to make the most of your degree,      one of Sydney’s first rapid bus transit-way     best in your studies or you have questions
                                         Science, Master of Nursing International       including group study rooms, computer labs,    systems, connecting you to other major          about processes at UOW – there is always
                                         and Master of Social Work (Qualifying).        student kitchens, an outdoor rooftop terrace   areas around Sydney. The free community         someone here to help you.
                                                                                        and a prayer room. All of this is located      shuttle also stops just outside campus and is
                                                                                        within walking distance to public transport    a great way to move around Liverpool.
                                                                                        and Liverpool’s shopping district.

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I think getting involved with
                                         extracurricular activities is very
                                         important, it helps you make friends,
                                         gain experience and develop                Work-Integrated                   Employment Skills                       Jobseeker
                                         your communication skills.                   Learning                           Training                             Resources
                                         As part of my degree there was a
                                         subject that helps you find a job in     At UOW you can graduate with         Through careers counselling,      UOW CareerHub is an online
                                         Australia. It teaches you how to write    real workplace experience and         workshops and practical           tool to help you find jobs,
                                                                                    the skills employers want by      subjects, UOW Careers Central     while UOW also has a number
                                         a good CV and address selection
                                                                                  taking part in opportunities for     will show you how to apply for    of jobs available on campus.
                                         criteria. Because I was doing well
                                                                                   work placement, volunteering       work, and help prepare you for      You can also attend career
                                         in my degree, it allowed me to gain
                                                                                    and our UniVative program.          the Australian workplace.       expos, employer presentations
                                         an accounting internship at an
                                                                                                                                                         and access a range of online
                                         accounting firm in Wollongong.                                                                                            resources.
                                         —

                                         XIN SUN
                                         UOW STUDENT
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                                                                                                                            Wellbeing
                                                                                  Services & Support                                                      Student Central
                                                                                                                      You can find religious services
                                                                                   As a UOW student, you’ll have        and groups, a health clinic,           This is your primary
                                                                                     the academic and personal         dentist and free confidential     administration contact point.
                                                                                    support you need to succeed,        counselling services on the       Staff in Student Central can
                                                                                     including advisers, library        Wollongong campus. UOW           help with enrolment matters,
                                                                                   resources, student computers,         Wellbeing is also here to      official documentation, student
                                                                                  peer coaches and available staff.    help you maintain a healthy,     fees, accommodation enquiries,
                                                                                                                            happy life balance.         student exchange, scholarships
                                                                                                                                                                 and much more.

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How to apply                                                                                                                                             English language
                                                                                                                                                                                                  requirements
                                         ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND PATHWAYS                                                                                                                 All students are required to provide evidence of satisfying English
                                                                                                                                                                                                  language requirements. For full details go to                                  Previous study in English
                                                                                                                                              Scholarships
                                         UOW recognises secondary qualifications             If you do not meet the entry requirements                                                            uow.edu.au/future/international/apply/english
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Applicants may meet the English language requirement based on
                                         from more than 40 countries and                     for direct entry to your chosen Bachelor
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Results in the major international English language tests are                  successful study in Australia or offshore where English was the
                                         education systems, including GCE A levels,          program, you may receive an offer to study
                                                                                                                                              UOW offers a range of                               accepted, including IELTS, TOEFL, and Pearson and Cambridge,                   language used.
                                         International Baccalaureate and SAT, and            a pathway program at UOW College (see
                                                                                                                                              undergraduate scholarships that                     where the test has been taken within two years of commencement
                                         can assess students who have completed              page 76).
                                                                                                                                              help with the costs of study. Our                   at UOW.                                                                        STUDY IN AUSTRALIA OR AUSTRALIAN
                                         the equivalent of Australian high school
                                                                                             Students who have completed a Diploma            scholarships offer a tuition fee                                                                                                   QUALIFICATIONS OFFSHORE
                                         (Year 12) for direct entry to the first year of a
                                         Bachelor degree.
                                                                                             or higher level program, or partially
                                                                                             completed a Bachelor degree, may apply
                                                                                                                                              reduction of up to 30 per cent. You
                                                                                                                                              will be automatically considered for
                                                                                                                                                                                                  What is the English requirement                                                Successful completion of the following qualifications are acceptable
                                         Students who have completed an approved
                                         Foundation Studies or equivalent program
                                                                                             directly for admission with credit transfer
                                                                                             (sometimes referred to as ‘advanced
                                                                                                                                              a scholarship when you submit your                  for my course?                                                                 as meeting the University’s English language requirement:
                                                                                                                                              application.                                                                                                                       –– Year 12 in Australia, or any Australian Year 12 qualification
                                         may also be considered for direct entry.            standing’, ‘exemptions’ or ‘recognition of                                                           The English requirement for each course is shown in the upcoming                  completed offshore
                                                                                             prior learning’). For a full listing of pre-     uow.edu.au/future/international/
                                                                                                                                                                                                  course description pages. The requirements are shown in terms of
                                                                                             approved credit transfer arrangements in         apply/scholarships/                                                                                                                –– Foundation Studies, Certificate IV or Diploma with a minimum
                                                                                                                                                                                                  the IELTS academic test requirements, for example:
                                                                                             more than 15 countries, visit:                                                                                                                                                         duration of one year (full-time) completed in Australia; or any
                                                                                             uow.edu.au/future/international/apply/                                                               “IELTS: 6.0 (R:6, W:6, L:5, S:5)”                                                 of these qualifications completed at an Australian institution
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                                                                                             credit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    offshore
                                                                                                                                                                                                  This means, to meet the English requirement in this example, a
                                                                                                                                                                                                  minimum overall score of IELTS 6.0 is required, with at least 6.0              –– At least one year (full-time) of study toward a Bachelor or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Master’s degree in Australia, or at an Australian institution

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                                                                                                                                                                                                  in reading and writing, and 5.0 in speaking and listening bands.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    offshore
                                                                                                                                                                                                  The equivalent scores for overall and individual band scores in
                                                                                                                                                                                                  the TOEFL and Pearson Test of English (academic tests) can be                  OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
                                                                                                                                                                                                  determined by using the example table below:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 COMPLETED IN ENGLISH
                                         Pathways                                                      SCHOOL LEAVER                          ANOTHER QUALIFICATION                                                                                                              Applicants may be considered as meeting the English language
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 requirements if they have successfully completed two years of

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Speaking

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Listening
                                         Whether you hold a school leaver

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Reading

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Writing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Overall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 secondary or tertiary study at an approved institution where:
                                         qualification from Australia or overseas,
                                                                                                                       Australian Year 11   One or more semesters of study at a                                                                                                  –– the language of instruction was English; and
                                         or have completed Diploma-level studies                                                                                                                  Test
                                                                                                                       or ‘O’ levels        recognised university either in Australia
                                         or Year 11 equivalent, there is a pathway to                                  equivalent                                                                 IELTS                     7.5       7.5       7.5       7.5        7.5         –– the institution is located in a country where the official
                                                                                                                                            or overseas.
                                         Bachelor degrees at UOW.                                                                                                                                                                                                                   language is English.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  TOEFL                     106       27        27        25         27
                                                                                                                                            A Diploma, Advanced Diploma or
                                                                                                                                            associate degree gained in Australia                  Pearson PTE               76        69        69        69         69          Academic transcripts and an official letter from the institution
                                                                                                                       UOW College          or overseas.                                          IELTS                      7         7         7         7          7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 certifying that English was the sole language of instruction
                                                                                                                       Foundation                                                                                                                                                and assessment must be provided. Previous study in English is
                                                                                                                       Studies                                                                    TOEFL                     98        25        25        22         22          considered on a case-by-case basis and does not automatically meet
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Pearson PTE               69        69        69        62         62          UOW’s English language requirement. Previous qualifications must
                                                                                                                                                                                                  IELTS                     6.5       6.5       6.5       6.5        6.5         have been completed within two years of commencement at UOW.
                                                                                                         Australian Year 12                       BACHELOR DEGREE                                 TOEFL                     86        22        22        19         19
                                                                                                         equivalent                               YEAR ONE
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Pearson PTE               62        54        54        54         54
                                                                                                                                                                                            OR*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Visa requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                  IELTS                      6         6         6         6          6
                                                                                                                                                                                                  TOEFL                     70        18        18        17         17
                                                                                                                                                  BACHELOR DEGREE
                                                                                              UOW College
                                                                                                                                                  YEAR TWO                                        Pearson PTE               54        54        54        47         47
                                                                                              Higher Education                                                                                                                                                                       As an international student, you may have to meet the
                                                                                              Diploma                                                                                             IELTS                     5.5       5.5       5.5       5.5        5.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     English language requirements based on your citizenship for
                                                                                                                                                                                                  TOEFL                     54        14        14        14         14              visa purposes, as advised by the Department of Immigration
                                                                                                                                                  BACHELOR DEGREE                                 Pearson PTE               49        43        43        43         43              and Border Protection. Please refer to homeaffairs.gov.au
                                                                                                                                                  YEAR THREE                                      IELTS                      5         5         5         5          5              for more details.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  TOEFL                     40        14        14        12         12
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Pearson PTE               42        42        42        36         36

                                                                                                                                                * Year 1 or 2, depending on qualification
                                                                                                                                                                                                  The English language requirement can also be satisfied by
                                                                                                                                                                                                  completing a ‘direct entry’ English course with UOW College
                                                                                                                                                                                                  as shown on page 76.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  UOW recognises a number of other English language pathway
                                                                                                                                                                                                  courses offered by English language centres in Sydney.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  For details, email futurestudents@uow.edu.au
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How to use this guide
                                                                                  —
                                                                                  1.               Find your degree
                                                                                                   The index starting on the next page lists all our degrees.
                                                                                                   The large headings indicate broad fields of interest,
                                                                                                   e.g. Business or Engineering. Under each of these
                                                                                                   headings you will find smaller headings indicating a
                                                                                                                                                                   Most degrees allow you to take a major, and some
                                                                                                                                                                   even allow you to take a second major, e.g. Bachelor of
                                                                                                                                                                   Commerce allows two majors, so you could major in
                                                                                                                                                                   both Marketing and International Business (or any of
                                                                                                   more specific area within that field, e.g. Finance or           the other options available).
                                                                                                   Mechatronics.
                                                                                                                                                                   A second major (or double major) normally does not
                                                                                                   DESCRIPTION                                                     lengthen the course duration.
                                                                                                   This is a summary of the key features of the degree.            This course guide indicates the major studies available

                                         Study
                                                                                                   More detailed information on all our degrees can be             in each degree. A brief description of each major is
                                                                                                   found online at coursefinder.uow.edu.au or by using             included, indicating the key areas you can expect to
                                                                                                   the web link under each course name or major.                   study in the program. For detailed lists of subjects, go
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                                                                                                   MAJORS
                                                                                                                                                                   to coursefinder.uow.edu.au search for your course and
                                                                                                                                                                   go to ‘course structure’.
                                                                                                   A ‘major’ is where you can choose to study a specialised

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                                                                                                   area within a single Bachelor degree, for example a
                                                                                                   major in Marketing within the Bachelor of Commerce.

                                         choices                                  2.               Read about your degree
                                                                                                   This guide gives you a summary of the important degree
                                                                                                   information. See below for an explanation of how we have
                                                                                                   presented this information.

                                                                                  Degree name.                                                                                                                UOW campuses
                                                                                                                                                                                                               where you can
                                                                                                                                                                                                            study this degree.
                                                                                  Web address for detailed
                                                                                  information about
                                                                                  this degree.
                                                                                                                       Bachelor of Computer Science                                                        UOW courses start
                                                                                                                       go.uow.edu.au/bcompsci                                                            every year in Session
                                                                                  The CRICOS code for                  CRICOS                          CAMPUS                                              1 (February) and/or
                                                                                  this degree.                         012088K/081898D DS                 Wollongong                                      Session 2 (July). See
                                                                                                                                                          South Western Sydney                          page 79 for key dates.
                                                                                                                       IELTS		                         DURATION              STARTS IN
                                                                                  English language
                                                                                                                       Overall: 6 (R:6, W:6, L:6, S:6) 3yrs                  Session 1 (February),
                                                                                  requirement for IELTS.                                                                                                   Normal minimum
                                                                                                                       			                                                   Session 2 (July)
                                                                                  Equivalent scores for TOEFL                                                                                              full-time duration
                                                                                  and Pearson PTE can be               DS Dean’s Scholar available go.uow.edu.au/bcompsci-ds                                    of this degree.
                                                                                  found on page 19.                    Students studying at South Western Sydney campus can complete any of the
                                         Each UOW degree has been                                                      majors listed by completing 4 subjects at Wollongong campus.
                                         designed to reflect the needs of                                              ACCREDITATION                                                                      Accreditation given
                                                                                  A symbol here, or next to a
                                         future employers, paving the way for     major name, indicates there          The Bachelor of Computer Science is accredited by the Australian Computer             to the degree by
                                         a fulfilling career anywhere in the      is also a special degree             Society as meeting requirements for membership at the 'Professional' level.       relevant professional
                                         world. The following pages list the      program available for high                                                                                                    organisations.

                                         essential information on what you        achievers. See page 24 for
                                         will learn and where it will take you.   descriptions.

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Our degrees
                                         Arts and Humanities                     Communications                         Engineering                             BACHELOR OF COMPUTER SCIENCE      50   BACHELOR OF JOURNALISM –
                                                                                                                                                                                                       BACHELOR OF LAWS                    57    Public Health
                                                                                 and Media
                                                                                                                                                                BIG DATA                          50
                                                                                                                                                                CYBER SECURITY                    50   BACHELOR OF POLITICS, PHILOSOPHY
                                         BACHELOR OF ARTS                   26                                          BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (HONOURS) 41                                           AND ECONOMICS – BACHELOR OF               BACHELOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH         67
                                                                                                                                                                DIGITAL SYSTEMS SECURITY          50
                                         ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANCIENT HISTORY    26                                          ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING          41                                          LAWS                                57    SOCIAL EPIDEMIOLOGY               67
                                                                                 BACHELOR OF COMMUNICATION                                                      GAME AND MOBILE DEVELOPMENT       50
                                         CHINESE (MANDARIN) FOR CHARACTER        & MEDIA                           33   BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING             41   SOFTWARE ENGINEERING              50   BACHELOR OF PSYCHOLOGICAL                 FOOD AND SOCIETY                  67
                                         BACKGROUND STUDENTS                26                                          CIVIL ENGINEERING                  41                                          SCIENCE – BACHELOR OF LAWS          57    HEALTH PROMOTION                  67
                                         CHINESE (MANDARIN) FOR NON-             DIGITAL AND SOCIAL MEDIA          33
                                                                                                                        COMPUTER ENGINEERING               41   BACHELOR OF INFORMATION                BACHELOR OF MATHEMATICS –
                                         CHINESE BACKGROUND STUDENTS        26   GLOBAL SCREEN MEDIA               33                                                                                                                            BACHELOR OF SOCIAL SCIENCE        67
                                                                                                                        ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING             41   TECHNOLOGY                        51   BACHELOR OF LAWS                    57
                                         CREATIVE WRITING                   26   JOURNALISM                        33
                                                                                                                        ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING          41   eBUSINESS                         51                                             HEALTH PROMOTION                  67
                                         ENGLISH LITERATURES                26   MARKETING, COMMUNICATION AND                                                                                          BACHELOR OF SCIENCE –
                                                                                 ADVERTISING                       33   MATERIALS ENGINEERING              42   NETWORK DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT     51   BACHELOR OF LAWS                    57    PUBLIC HEALTH                     67
                                         ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES           26
                                                                                 VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN       33   MECHANICAL ENGINEERING             42   SOCIAL AND DIGITAL INNOVATION     51
                                         FRENCH                             26

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Science
                                                                                                                        MECHATRONIC ENGINEERING            42   WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT        51
                                         HISTORY
                                         INDIGENOUS STUDIES
                                                                            26
                                                                            26
                                                                                 BACHELOR OF JOURNALISM            33   MINING ENGINEERING                 42                                          Mathematics
                                                                                                                                                                International Studies                  and Statistics
                                                                                                                        TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING     42
                                         INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS            26

                                                                                 Creative Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 BACHELOR OF BIONANOTECHNOLOGY
                                         ITALIAN                            26                                          BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (MATERIALS)    42                                                                                    (HONOURS)                         70
                                         JAPANESE                           27
                                                                                                                                                                BACHELOR OF ARTS                  53   BACHELOR OF DATA SCIENCE & ANALYTICS 59

                                                                                                                        Geography
                                         LEGAL STUDIES                      27                                                                                                                                                                   BACHELOR OF CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
                                                                                 BACHELOR OF ARTS                  36                                                                                                                            (HONOURS)                        70
                                         PHILOSOPHY                         27                                                                                  CHINESE (MANDARIN) FOR                 BACHELOR OF MATHEMATICS             59
                                                                                 CREATIVE WRITING                  36                                           CHARACTER BACKGROUND STUDENTS     53                                             BACHELOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
                                         PHOTOGRAPHY                        27                                                                                                                         APPLIED STATISTICS                  59
                                                                                 PHOTOGRAPHY                       36   BACHELOR OF GEOGRAPHY              44   CHINESE (MANDARIN) FOR NON-                                                      (HONOURS)                        70
                                         POLITICS                           27                                                                                                                         APPLIED MATHEMATICS                 59
                                                                                                                                                                CHINESE BACKGROUND STUDENTS       53
                                         SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY STUDIES     27   WRITING AND ENGLISH LITERATURES   36                                                                                                                            BACHELOR OF MARINE SCIENCE
                                                                                                                        BACHELOR OF SCIENCE                44                                          PURE MATHEMATICS                    59
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                                                                                                                                                                FRENCH                            53
                                         SOCIOLOGY                          27                                                                                                                                                                   (HONOURS)                         70
                                                                                 BACHELOR OF CREATIVE ARTS         35   HUMAN GEOGRAPHY                    44   INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS           53   BACHELOR OF MATHEMATICS AND
                                         SPANISH                            27                                                                                                                         FINANCE (HONOURS)                   59    BACHELOR OF MEDICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
                                                                                                                        ENVIRONMENT AND HERITAGE                ITALIAN                           53
                                         WRITING AND ENGLISH LITERATURES    27   CREATIVE WRITING                  35                                                                                                                            (HONOURS) / DS                  71
                                                                                                                        MANAGEMENT                         44   JAPANESE                          54

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                                                                                                                                                                                                       FINANCIAL PLANNING                  59
                                                                                 MUSIC                             35
                                                                                                                                                                SPANISH                           54   MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS              59    BACHELOR OF MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
                                         BACHELOR OF ARTS IN WESTERN             VISUAL ARTS                       35   BACHELOR OF SOCIAL SCIENCE         44                                                                                    (HONOURS)                         71
                                         CIVILISATION                       27                                                                                                                         QUANTITATIVE AND
                                                                                 VISUAL ARTS AND DESIGN            35
                                                                                                                        HUMAN GEOGRAPHY                    44   BACHELOR OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 53   COMPUTATIONAL TRADING               59    BACHELOR OF SCIENCE               69
                                         BACHELOR OF POLITICS, PHILOSOPHY                                                                                                                              QUANTITATIVE CORPORATE
                                         AND ECONOMICS                      27   BACHELOR OF PERFORMANCE                                                        GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT    53                                             CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY        69
                                                                                 AND THEATRE                       35   BACHELOR OF SUSTAINABLE                                                        FINANCE AND INVESTMENTS             59
                                                                                                                                                                INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS           53                                             CHEMISTRY                         69
                                                                                                                        COMMUNITIES                        44                                          RISK MANAGEMENT AND INSURANCE       60
                                                                                 ACTING                            35
                                         Business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION

                                                                                                                        Health and Medicine                     Law
                                                                                 THEATRE                           35                                                                                                                            BIOLOGY                           69
                                                                                                                                                                                                       BACHELOR OF MEDICAL MATHEMATICS     60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ENVIRONMENT                       69
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 GEOLOGY                           69
                                         BACHELOR OF BUSINESS
                                         BACHELOR OF COMMERCE
                                                                            29
                                                                            29
                                                                                 Education                              BACHELOR OF EXERCISE SCIENCE       46   BACHELOR OF LAWS                  56
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Physics                                   PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY                70

                                                                                                                        BACHELOR OF EXERCISE SCIENCE            BACHELOR OF LAWS                                                                 BACHELOR OF PRE-MEDICINE, SCIENCE
                                         ACCOUNTANCY                        29                                                                                                                                                                   AND HEALTH                        46
                                         BUSINESS LAW                       29   Early years education                  AND REHABILITATION                 46   (GRADUATE ENTRY)                  56   BACHELOR OF MEDICAL AND
                                                                                                                                                                                                       RADIATION PHYSICS                   62
                                                                                                                        BACHELOR OF HEALTH SCIENCE
                                                                                                                                                                Double degrees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Social Sciences
                                         ECONOMICS                          29   BACHELOR OF EDUCATION –                (INDIGENOUS HEALTH)                46                                          BACHELOR OF SCIENCE                 62
                                         FINANCE                            29   THE EARLY YEARS                   38
                                                                                                                        BACHELOR OF MEDICAL AND                 BACHELOR OF ARTS –
                                         FINANCIAL PLANNING                 29                                                                                                                         ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE                 62
                                         HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT          30   Primary education                      HEALTH SCIENCES                    47   BACHELOR OF LAWS                  56
                                                                                                                                                                                                       BIOMOLECULAR PHYSICS                62    BACHELOR OF SOCIAL SCIENCE        73
                                         INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS             30                                          BACHELOR OF NURSING                47   BACHELOR OF ARTS (PSYCHOLOGY) –        NUCLEAR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY        62
                                                                                 BACHELOR OF PRIMARY EDUCATION     38                                           BACHELOR OF LAWS                  56                                             CRIMINOLOGY                       73
                                         MANAGEMENT                         30                                                                                                                         PHYSICS                             62    HEALTH PROMOTION                  73
                                                                                                                        BACHELOR OF NURSING
                                         MARKETING                          30   Secondary education                    (CONVERSION)                       47   BACHELOR OF BUSINESS –                 PHYSICS & MATHEMATICS               62    HUMAN GEOGRAPHY                   73
                                                                                                                                                                BACHELOR OF LAWS                  56
                                         PUBLIC RELATIONS                   30                                                                                                                                                                   INDIGENOUS STUDIES                73
                                                                                 BACHELOR OF HEALTH AND                 BACHELOR OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS

                                                                                                                                                                                                       Psychology
                                         SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT            30   PHYSICAL EDUCATION                39   (HONOURS)                          47   BACHELOR OF COMMERCE –                                                           PUBLIC HEALTH                     73
                                                                                                                                                                BACHELOR OF LAWS                  56
                                                                                 BACHELOR OF                                                                                                                                                     SOCIAL MARKETING                  73
                                         BACHELOR OF ECONOMICS                                                          BACHELOR OF NUTRITION SCIENCE      47
                                                                                 MATHEMATICS EDUCATION             39                                           BACHELOR OF COMMUNICATION                                                        SOCIAL POLICY                     73
                                         AND FINANCE                        30
                                                                                                                        BACHELOR OF PRE-MEDICINE,               & MEDIA – BACHELOR OF LAWS        57   BACHELOR OF ARTS (PSYCHOLOGY)       65    SOCIOLOGY                         73
                                                                                 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE EDUCATION     39   SCIENCE AND HEALTH                 46
                                         Combined vocational programs                                                                                           BACHELOR OF COMPUTER SCIENCE –         BACHELOR OF PSYCHOLOGY
                                                                                                                                                                BACHELOR OF LAWS                  57
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Social Work
                                                                                                                                                                                                       (HONOURS)                           65

                                                                                                                        Information and
                                         BACHELOR OF COMMERCE –
                                         TAFE ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF                                                                                               BACHELOR OF CREATIVE ARTS –            BACHELOR OF PSYCHOLOGICAL
                                         EVENT MANAGEMENT                   31                                                                                  BACHELOR OF LAWS                  57
                                                                                                                        Communication
                                                                                                                                                                                                       SCIENCE                             65
                                         BACHELOR OF COMMERCE –                                                                                                 BACHELOR OF ECONOMICS &                                                          BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK           75
                                                                                                                                                                                                       BACHELOR OF PSYCHOLOGICAL

                                                                                                                        Technology
                                         TAFE ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF                                                                                               FINANCE – BACHELOR OF LAWS        57   SCIENCE (HONOURS)                   65
                                         HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT             31
                                                                                                                                                                BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING
                                         BACHELOR OF COMMERCE –                                                                                                 (HONOURS) – BACHELOR OF LAWS      57
                                         TAFE ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF TRAVEL                                                BACHELOR OF BUSINESS INFORMATION
                                                                                                                        SYSTEMS                          50     BACHELOR OF INFORMATION
                                         AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT             31
                                                                                                                                                                TECHNOLOGY – BACHELOR OF LAWS     57
                                                                                                                                                                BACHELOR OF INTERNATIONAL
                                                                                                                                                                STUDIES – BACHELOR OF LAWS        57

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Bachelor degrees
                                         Our Bachelor degrees offer you many options to specialise and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Double degrees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  UOW offers a diverse selection of double degree programs, often in                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Arts &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Humanities
                                         combine interests. These degrees are very flexible, with a wide                                                                                                                                          unique study area combinations. These programs let you complete
                                         range of majors to specialise your studies. Many also offer the                                                                                                                                          two separate Bachelor degrees simultaneously, in less time than if
                                         option of doing a double major, or a broad range of elective subjects,                                                                                                                                   you studied them one after the other. Double degrees normally take
                                         allowing you to essentially custom-build your own qualification.                                                                                                                                         five to seven years to complete depending on the combination. For
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  further details go to coursefinder.uow.edu.au

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Employers look for graduates who          BELONG TO THE BEST

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  are flexible, analytical and adaptable.   The federal government’s Quality Indicators for Learning and

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Engineering (Honours) (all majors)
                                         DOUBLE DEGREES                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Teaching (QILT) ranked UOW in 2019 as the best university
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  They want people who can think

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (Mechanical or Mechatronics)
                                                                                                             Arts (Western Civilisation)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    in NSW and the ACT (Canberra) for Humanities, Culture and

                                                                                                                                                                 Communication & Media
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Social Sciences.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Information Technology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  critically and creatively, who can

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Engineering (Honours)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Psychology (Honours)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Economics & Finance

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Psychological Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   International Studies

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Politics, Philosophy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            UOW ranked among the top 200 universities for Arts and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  reason and who have informed

                                                                                                                                                                                         Computer Science
                                                                                         Arts (Psychology)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Science (Physics)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Exercise Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Humanities in the 2019 Times Higher Education University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Social Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  opinions. This is the foundation of

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Creative Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rankings by Subject.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Mathematics

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             & Economics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Journalism
                                                                                                                                                      Commerce

                                         DOUBLE
                                                                                                                                           Business

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Arts and Humanities at UOW.               UOW also ranked among the top 200 universities for

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Science
                                         BACHELOR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Communication & Media Studies and English Language

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Laws
                                         DEGREES
                                                                                  Arts

                                         OFFERED                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            & Literature in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by
                                         Arts                                                                                                           • •                                                     • • •                                                                                                                              • • •         • •                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Subject.
                                         Arts (Psychology)                                                                                              •                                                                                                                                                                                              •
                                         Arts (Western Civilisation)                                                                                                                                            •                                                                                                                                  •   •   •                                                                                                                                                                                                                                STAY FLEXIBLE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 •     •                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    You can personalise your course as you progress and develop
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                                         Business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            skills in areas you’re passionate about with majors and minors
                                         Commerce                                  • •                                                                        •   •     •                                                                                                                                                                          • • •     • • •                                                                                                                                                                                                                          in humanities as well as creative arts.
                                         Communication & Media                     •                                                                    •   • • •                                                                                                                                                                                  • • •         •

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                                         Computer Science                                                                                                 •   •   •                                                                                                                                                                                    • •       •                                                                                                                                                                                                                          THINK GLOBAL
                                         Creative Arts                             •                                  •                                 • • •                                                                                                                                                                                      • • •         •                                                                                                                                                                                                                          We encourage you to have a worldly outlook with international
                                         Economics & Finance                       •                                                                      •                                                                                                                                                                                        •   •                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    study opportunities and in-country language programs.
                                         Engineering (Honours)
                                         (all majors)                              •                                                                    •   •                                                                                                                                                                                        • • •       • •                                                                                                                                                                                                                        STUDY WITH PURPOSE
                                         Engineering (Honours)
                                         (Mechanical or Mechatronics)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       •                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               At UOW, you'll learn from passionate academics who are
                                         Exercise Science                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          •                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        leaders in their industry and are excited to share their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            knowledge with you.
                                         Information Technology                                                                              •                                                                                                                                                                                                         •
                                         International Studies                     •   •   • •                                                                                                                  • •                                                                                                                                  • •                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Learn how to apply critical thinking and analytical skills
                                         Journalism                                •       • •                                                                                                                  •   •                                                                                                                              •   •                                                                                                                                             •                                                                                      to real-world issues to inform decision making. These are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            valuable skills you can apply to any career or field.
                                         Laws                                      • • • • • • •                                                                                                                • • •                                                                                                                            • • •   • • •                                                                                                                                       •
                                         Mathematics                                           •                                                                                                                    •                                                                                                                                  •                                                                                                                                                          •                                                                         Our world-class Language Centre uses the latest learning
                                         Politics, Philosophy & Economics              •                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               •                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    techniques, with teaching grounded in the relevant society
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and culture.
                                         Psychological Science                             •                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •                                                                                                                                                                             •
                                         Psychology (Honours)                              •                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                CAREERS
                                         Science                                   •       • • •                                                                                                                •                                             •                                                                                                                               • •                                                                                                                                                                                           –– Advertising                  ––   Heritage Specialist
                                         Science (Physics)                         •                                                                                                                                                                          •                                                                                                                                                   •                                                                                                                                                                         –– Archiving and                ––   Interpreting
                                         Social Science                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    •                                                                                                                                   Librarianship                ––   Journalism
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            –– Art Historian                ––   Marketing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            –– Arts Production and          ––   Politics
                                         High-achiever programs                                                                                                                                                                                   HONOURS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            –– Business Administration
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ––
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ––
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Publishing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Tourism and Hospitality
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Being granted Honours distinguishes a graduate as a high-achiever.
                                         Our high-achiever programs offer you self-directed study and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       –– Consultancy                  ––   Translation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Honours degrees are recognised as a qualification above and beyond
                                         research opportunities. The kind of research that has seen us rise                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 –– Diplomacy                    ––   Writer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  a Bachelor degree. An Honours project is a substantial personal
                                         into the top two per cent of world universities.1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  –– Government Policy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  study program, often in the form of an individual research project,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  which usually takes a year to complete.
                                         DEAN’S SCHOLARS AND SCHOLAR DEGREES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  At UOW, Honours are either integrated into a degree or are taken as
                                         These degrees give high-achieving students opportunities to excel.                                                                                                                                       an additional one-year program after completing a Bachelor degree.
                                         The programs vary depending on the degree, with each offering either                                                                                                                                     See examples below:
                                         some - or all - of the following opportunities; an academic mentor,
                                         annual book allowance, exemption from some first year subjects,                                                                                                                                               INTEGRATED HONOURS 4 YEARS
                                         ability to fast-track the degree, access to academic workshops,                                                                                                                                              Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
                                         seminars and networking events, and opportunities to participate in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      BACHELOR 3 YEARS                                                                                                                                                          HONOURS 1 YEAR
                                         research enrichment activities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bachelor of Arts                                                                                                                                         +                Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
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                                         1. 218th in the world ­QS World University Rankings 2019
Bachelor of Arts                                                                  ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES
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                                                                                                                                                                                                             JAPANESE DS
                                                                                                                                                                                                             go.uow.edu.au/barts-jap
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 dynamic world, where divisions and inequalities are becoming more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 prevalent, studying Sociology provides invaluable analytical, research and
                                         CRICOS                          CAMPUS^                                           A major in Environmental Humanities will equip you with the tools                 Japan offers a rich culture of history, literature and arts. Its long history and   intellectual skills and an in-depth understanding of our diverse societies
                                         000612E/081889E DS                 Wollongong                                     to analyse, critique and engage with contemporary debates about the               culture feature both traditional and ultra-modern elements. Japan also plays        and cultures.
                                         IELTS                           DURATION                STARTS IN                 environment. You will acquire a deep and critical understanding of the            an important role on the Asia-Pacific political and economic stage, and is
                                         Overall: 6 (R:6, W:6, L:5, S:5) 3yrs                    Session 1 (February),     social contexts through which we experience environmental issues and              one of Australia’s major trading partners. The study of Japanese opens up a         SPANISH DS
                                         		                                                      Session 2 (July)          problems, such as climate change, species loss, adaptation, exploitation and      whole new world of linguistic and cultural experience that offers employment        go.uow.edu.au/barts-span
                                         DS Dean’s Scholar available go.uow.edu.au/barts-ds                                natural disasters. You will gain a clear understanding of the role of cultural    and research opportunities. It also provides access to the exciting culture of      Spanish is one of the world’s most widely spoken languages. At UOW,
                                         If you're passionate and curious about humanity and society, you'll enjoy         forces (histories, narratives, cultural values and ethics) that influence and     Japanese anime, manga and film.                                                     you will study Spanish language, grammar, culture and history. You will
                                         the breadth and flexibility of the Bachelor of Arts. This degree will allow you   shape relationships to the environment.                                                                                                                               learn to converse, read and translate Spanish in real contexts, including
                                         to hone your skills including; interpretation, analysing and synthesising                                                                                           LEGAL STUDIES DS                                                                    the contemporary Spanish work environment. Core subjects focus on
                                         complex ideas and solving problems – which are essential to the world today,      FRENCH DS                                                                         go.uow.edu.au/barts-legal                                                           developing spoken and written language skills that can be used in real-life
                                         and highly-valuable to employers. Every real-world problem today has a            go.uow.edu.au/barts-fren                                                          Majoring in Legal Studies will provide you with a sound understanding               situations, as well as subjects on Hispanic history, culture and society.
                                         cultural and social dimension that can be understood using the skills you         At UOW, you will study French language, grammar, culture and history. You         of the Australian Legal System and its court structure. You will learn
                                         will gain doing a Bachelor of Arts.                                               can begin your study of the French language from beginner or intermediate         key aspects of private law in Australia, including principles of the law            WRITING & ENGLISH LITERATURES DS
                                         All students studying the Bachelor of Arts must elect one major and a minor       level and become proficient in all four skills of speaking, listening, reading    of contract and torts, and be able to critically examine the relationship           go.uow.edu.au/barts-writenglit
                                         or a second major from the Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts.               and writing. France has a strong history and you will discover the events         between law and justice. This flexible major allows you to create a degree          Writing and English Literatures allows you to combine your love of writing
                                                                                                                           and sociocultural forces that have shaped modern France, its people and           around your interests by combining Legal Studies with other study areas.            with the analytics of literature. English literatures will challenge you to
                                         Majors                                                                            language.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             PHILOSOPHY DS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 think creatively about the English language and give you the knowledge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and understanding to express these thoughts and ideas through your own
                                                                                                                           HISTORY DS                                                                        go.uow.edu.au/barts-phil                                                            creative writing. Writing and English Literatures at UOW focuses on the
                                         ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANCIENT HISTORY                                                   go.uow.edu.au/barts-hist                                                          Studying Philosophy will train you in logic and argumentation. It will              study of literature from various periods and literary practice, and the
                                         go.uow.edu.au/barts-aah                                                           Engage, explore and appreciate the complex and fascinating facts of the           enlarge and enrich your conception of what is possible. You will acquire            practical application of this study through creative writing. You will be
                                         The Archaeology and Ancient History major offers you the opportunity              past when you study History at UOW. Studying History enriches your                the intellectual discipline needed to challenge the assumptions that frame          exposed to a wide range of texts, which will allow you to develop analytical
                                         to combine two distinct, but overlapping disciplines that will transform          understanding of the world by giving you the skills to comprehend a broad         the way we think about the world and how we should behave in it. You will           skills, critical understanding and the ability to create your own pieces of
                                         your understanding and perceptions of the past. You will explore the              scope of human experiences; from our everyday lives, to larger global             learn to bring philosophical considerations to bear on practical problems           writing.
                                         political, social and economic contexts of Rome and Greece. This will be          processes. You will learn ways to research information, critically evaluate       in order to make informed decisions about important issues, such as social
                                         complemented by learning about the ‘big’ questions in archaeology, in
                                         both our own region and the rest of the world, from early pre-history to the
                                                                                                                           debates, and to articulate your arguments and beliefs clearly and effectively.    justice, free speech, global poverty, climate change, animal welfare, humane        Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation
                                                                                                                           UOW's History major focuses on themes that link Australian and                    psychotherapy, education and expertise.
                                         Middle Ages. You will gain field and practical experience using a range of                                                                                                                                                                              go.uow.edu.au/barts_western_civil
                                                                                                                           international history. You will learn what it is to be a historian through
                                         different techniques and sources to examine material remains, including                                                                                                                                                                                 CRICOS                                    CAMPUS^
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                                                                                                                           subjects that help you develop a sophisticated and critical appreciation of       PHOTOGRAPHY DS
                                         fossils, artefacts and relics from a wide range of periods, places and people.                                                                                      go.uow.edu.au/barts-phot                                                            099633D                                      Wollongong
                                                                                                                           contemporary approaches to historical theories, methods, interpretation,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 IELTS                                     DURATION        STARTS IN
                                                                                                                           arguments and uses of evidence.                                                   Studying Photography at UOW will teach you both analogue and digital
                                         CHINESE (MANDARIN) FOR CHARACTER BACKGROUND STUDENTS                                                                                                                                                                                                    Overall: 8.5 (R 8.5, W 8.5, L 8.5, S 8.5) 3yrs            Session 2 (July)
                                                                                                                                                                                                             technologies across a diverse range of studio subjects. You will develop

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                                         DS                                                                                                                                                                  an understanding of traditions and concepts relevant to photography                 If you’re intellectually fearless and ask the big questions, you could study
                                         go.uow.edu.au/barts-char                                                          INDIGENOUS STUDIES DS                                                             in historical, theoretical and contemporary visual art contexts. UOW                the Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation as a Ramsay Scholar. This
                                         This major is for students who already know Chinese characters, but               go.uow.edu.au/barts-indstud                                                       photography allows you to develop your own style through creative                   degree is an exciting and unique philosophical adventure through the
                                         who either speak a Chinese dialect, such as Shanghainese, Cantonese or            This major explores the controversies, complexities and contradictions            processes, conceptual skills and applying your knowledge into practice.             major periods and epochs of intellectual and artistic change in the West.
                                         Taiwanese and do not speak Mandarin, or wish to improve their Mandarin            that shape what it means to be Indigenous in Australia and the world today.       During your studies, you will do a range of subjects, including: digital            At each stage of your journey you will engage first-hand with masterpieces
                                         skills. You will study Mandarin language, grammar, culture and history;           Contemporary Indigenous Australia is a fascinating crossroad of history,          photography and Photoshop, darkroom processes and printing, studio                  of Western thought, art and architecture and bring them into dialogue
                                         learn Mandarin from the comparative linguistic perspective; and be able to        culture, power and politics. This Indigenous Studies major includes the           lighting (portraiture and still life), fieldwork site and context, photo-           with the some of the greatest exemplars of non-Western traditions. You
                                         express yourself clearly and accurately in spoken and written Mandarin.           study of practical and political issues, as well as understanding where these     assemblage and series, and photography in the expanded field of new                 will cultivate an open, critical mind and become a confident participant in
                                                                                                                           issues overlap. It consists of four core subjects that will introduce you to      technologies (including audio and the moving image).                                a great conversation; one that will bring you to question what you may not
                                         CHINESE (MANDARIN) FOR NON-CHINESE BACKGROUND STUDENTS                            Indigenous Australia, the critical themes, global perspectives and research                                                                                           have questioned before.
                                         DS                                                                                methodologies.                                                                                                                                                        Critical examination of topics in ethics, aesthetics, philosophy of religion
                                                                                                                                                                                                             POLITICS DS
                                         go.uow.edu.au/barts-nonchar                                                       You can choose elective subjects offered by the Indigenous Studies Unit           go.uow.edu.au/barts-pol                                                             and political philosophy underpin your studies, while you confront
                                         This major is for students who have no prior knowledge of the language or of      together with a choice of subjects offered by other participating faculties.      Studying Politics involves examining the origins and nature of power,               questions about the nature of selfhood, truth and reason, and engage in
                                         Chinese characters. You will study Mandarin language, grammar, culture                                                                                              consent, authority and consensus that underpin social and global order.             foundational debates rooted in the history of ideas that are significant
                                         and history. You will learn Mandarin from the comparative linguistic              INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS DS                                                        You will examine and explore political institutions, culture, class, gender,        today. On graduating you will be a well-rounded free thinker, with the skills
                                         perspective and be able to express yourself clearly and accurately in spoken      go.uow.edu.au/barts-intrel                                                        ethnicity, political economy, political theory and international relations.         to be a passionate and socially responsible leader of tomorrow across many
                                         and written Mandarin in social settings and the global business market. You                                                                                         You will gain an understanding of how politics can and does operate at              sectors such as civil society, business, government and academia.
                                                                                                                           International relations is a developing and dynamic field that aims to study
                                         will also learn to recognise and respond personally to differences between                                                                                          many levels – from the gender politics of the bedroom, home or workplace,
                                                                                                                           and solve some of the world's major problems, such as war, inequality,
                                         Chinese culture and your own cultural heritage by analysing film, poetry
                                         and other cultural products.
                                                                                                                           climate change, poverty and hunger. You will undertake core subjects on           to the government of nation states, and into the international realm. The           Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics
                                                                                                                           the operation and practice of global politics, on how security is envisioned      study of Politics is not just about how people organise power in the here and
                                                                                                                           and conflict is managed, and on the role of the state in the new millennium.      now, it also concerns itself with both the past and the future. Whether it is       go.uow.edu.au/bppe
                                         CREATIVE WRITING DS                                                               You will partake in a model United Nations (UN), discussing ideas and             a country being studied, relations between countries, or a body of political        CRICOS                          CAMPUS
                                         go.uow.edu.au/barts-cwrit                                                         brainstorming solutions to global challenges as model diplomats, learning         ideas, studying Politics helps you engage with complex ideas about the              085659J/085658K DS                 Wollongong
                                         Creative writing lets you express ideas and thoughts in an imaginative way.       not just about the UN, but about negotiation skills and policy development.       individual, government and society.                                                 IELTS                           DURATION                  STARTS IN
                                         It allows you to show feelings and emotions through writing; you’re not just      You can choose from a range of electives covering issues from war and peace                                                                                           Overall: 6 (R:6, W:6, L:5, S:5) 3yrs                      Session 1 (February),
                                         relaying facts or conveying information. Creative writers write to entertain      to international law and global political economy. Many graduates progress        SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY STUDIES DS                                                   		                                                        Session 2 (July)
                                         or educate someone, to spread awareness about something or someone,               to careers in global organisations and businesses that are focused beyond         go.uow.edu.au/barts-sts                                                             DS Dean’s Scholar available go.uow.edu.au/bppe-ds
                                         or simply write as a way of sharing a human experience, like love or loss. A      Australia's borders.                                                              Science and Technology Studies draws on the full range of disciplines in            The Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics provides rigorous
                                         major in Creative Writing will focus on three key areas of creative writing                                                                                         the Social Sciences and Humanities to examine the ways that science and             training in three interconnected areas that shape the world around us. You
                                         practice: poetic, dramatic and narrative. You will be able to produce new         ITALIAN DS                                                                        technology shape, and are shaped by, our society, politics and culture.             will learn to understand the complex interactions between economic and
                                         work in poetry, drama and short stories, and reflect on these practices in        go.uow.edu.au/barts-ital                                                          Science and Technology Studies explores current controversies, historical           political factors that affect policy and decision-making in contexts ranging
                                         relation to the history and politics of writing.                                                                                                                    transformations, policy dilemmas and broad philosophical questions.                 from local communities to international organisations. You will develop
                                                                                                                           Learning Italian will give you access to some of the richest European
                                                                                                                           cultural traditions. You'll learn the language of opera, film and music,          At UOW, Science and Technology Studies addresses complex real-world                 skills in political understanding, critical thinking and economic analysis
                                         ENGLISH LITERATURES DS                                                            as well as the language of architecture, fashion and industrial design.           problems, such as global warming, or how to regulate scientific research. It        that are essential for careers in politics and government, entrepreneurship,
                                         go.uow.edu.au/barts-elit                                                          Speaking Italian is advantageous if you are interested in international law,      combines sociological and historical perspectives on science, technology            international development, public service, and many other areas.
                                         Studying English Literatures will get you thinking creatively about the           economics, commerce and trade. Because of the large number of Italian             and medicine, and helps you develop the skills to analyse and advise on
                                         English language. You will analyse theories, critique prose and verse, taking     speakers in Australia, Italian is also relevant to areas such as migrant          technological and environmental policy.
                                         a more critical look at the signs and words surrounding us every day. It          studies and sociology. You will learn written and spoken language skills that
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                                         provides a platform for you to develop the skills that future employers are       can be used in real-life situations, as well as Italian history and literature.   SOCIOLOGY DS
                                         looking for, including analytical thinking, exceptional written and oral                                                                                            go.uow.edu.au/barts-soc                                                             BACHELOR OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES                                       53
                                         communication skills, and the capacity to appreciate differences in cultural                                                                                        Studying Sociology will prepare and enable you to understand, question and          DOUBLE DEGREE OPTIONS                                                   24
                                         perspectives.                                                                                                                                                       analyse human life, society, social processes, cultural and social change,
                                                                                                                                                                                                             and the social causes and consequences of human behaviour. You will
                                                                                                                                                                                                             develop an understanding of our diverse and rapidly changing world and
                                                                                                                                                                                                             identify the roots of, and solutions to, social problems. In an increasingly
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