UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG AUSTRALIA - 2020 International Postgraduate Guide

 
 
UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG AUSTRALIA - 2020 International Postgraduate Guide
2020
International
Postgraduate
Guide
UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG AUSTRALIA - 2020 International Postgraduate Guide
Welcome                                                              Contents
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                                        People are drawn to the University                                   OUR REPUTATION                04

                                        of Wollongong (UOW) for many                                         WOLLONGONG                    06

                                        reasons: to pursue accredited                                        WOLLONGONG CAMPUS             10

                                        qualifications, enhance employment                                   ACCOMMODATION                 14

                                        experience, build global perspectives                                METROPOLITAN CAMPUSES         20

                                        and access world-class research.                                     SUPPORT                       22
                                                                                                             STUDY CHOICES                 24
                                        Every student is assured of receiving the support they need to
                                        do their very best.                                                  COURSES                       29
                                        The University of Wollongong has the expertise and experience         Degree index                 30
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                                        to help you develop yourself even further to reach your goals.
                                                                                                              Business                     32
                                        High quality, accessible research has placed us in the top 250




                                                                                                                                                UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG
                                        universities worldwide, and we continue to invest in areas of
                                                                                                              Communication and Media      39
                                        national and international priority.                                  Education                    42
                                        UOW graduates are well respected and are consistently ranked          Engineering                  48
                                        among the top one percent in the world by employers. We pride
                                        ourselves on preparing people for emerging industries and
                                                                                                              Health and Medicine          53
                                        future jobs, people who are ready to succeed, and take their          Information and
                                        careers to the next level to make a positive contribution to
                                                                                                              Communication Technology     58
                                        their communities.
                                                                                                              International Relations      62
                                        With connections to more than 400 overseas institutions, UOW
                                        is truly an international university. We have students from more      Mathematics and Statistics   65
                                        than 160 nationalities, and have nurtured a welcoming multi-
                                                                                                              Ocean Law and Policy         67
                                        ethnic community that helps students from all backgrounds
                                        settle into the Australian lifestyle and strengthen their             Physics                      69
                                        university experience.
                                                                                                              Psychology                   71
                                        This course guide is designed as a starting point. I encourage
                                                                                                              Public Health                73
                                        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              Science                      75
                                        would be right for you.
                                                                                                              Social Work                  78
                                                                                                              Work Health and Safety       80
                                                                                                             RESEARCH                      82
                                                                                                             HOW TO APPLY                  88
                                                                                                             UOW COLLEGE                   90

                                        Professor Paul Wellings CBE                                          IMPORTANT DATES               93
                                        Vice-Chancellor




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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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Our global
                                        reach and
                                        reputation
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                                        We have formal agreements                                   INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION                           UOW COLLEGE HONG KONG                        UOW DUBAI                                     MALAYSIA




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG
                                                                                                    PARTNERS
                                        with more than 400 overseas                                                                                   UOW College Hong Kong (UOWCHK),              Established in 1993, the University of        UOW has delivered programs in Malaysia
                                                                                                                                                      formerly Community College of City           Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the      for more than 10 years and in 2018 UOW
                                        institutions, covering research                             UOW has established partnerships with a
                                                                                                    number of international education institutions    University (CCCU), has provided quality      oldest and most prestigious universities in   continued its global expansion by acquiring
                                        collaboration, student and staff                            to provide students with opportunities to
                                                                                                    access quality education outside Australia.
                                                                                                                                                      tertiary education for more than 35 years.
                                                                                                                                                      Since July 2015, the College has been part
                                                                                                                                                                                                   the United Arab Emirates (UAE). UOWD
                                                                                                                                                                                                   provides a broad range of undergraduate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the university colleges of Malaysian private
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 education provider KDU*. The acquisition
                                        exchange, study abroad and                                  These include:                                    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.
                                        program delivery.                                           –– PSB Academy Singapore
                                                                                                                                                      programs at UOWCHK/CCCU and provides         humanities and social sciences, and
                                                                                                    –– The Singapore Institute of Management          exchange opportunities for students to       computer science and engineering.
                                                                                                    –– Central China Normal University (CCNU)         enrich their university experience.
                                        Since inception, UOW has expanded its domestic campus
                                        network beyond Wollongong, offering students a greater      –– UOW Joint Institute
                                        choice of study locations. These include our newest South   –– International University & Colleges
                                        Western Sydney and Sydney CBD campuses. Research            –– (INTI) in Malaysia
                                        students can also study at our Innovation Campus, based
                                        in Wollongong.
                                                                                                    TWINNING ARRANGEMENTS
                                                                                                    UOW has twinning arrangements with Beijing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            UOW
                                                                                                    Jiaotong University, Zhengzhou University                                                                                           UOW                              Sydney
                                                                                                    and Tianjin Polytechnic University that are                                                                                                  Liverpool            Sydney Airport
                                                                                                    formally recognised by the Chinese Ministry
                                                                                                    of Education. Students are able to complete
                                                                                                    part of their program at their home institution
                                                                                                    and then transfer to UOW to complete the
                                                                                                    remainder of their degree.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             0              30km


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      UOW
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 *subject to Ministry of Education approval.
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Wollongong is                                                                                              Transport is
                                                                                                                                                    cheap and easy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Compare the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         cost of living
                                         a student city                                                                                             Wollongong is close to Sydney – just 90 minutes
                                                                                                                                                    by road or train. Once you arrive here, your
                                                                                                                                                    transport options around the city are safe,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Wollongong enjoys a very reasonable cost of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         living, which means you can focus your efforts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         on your study, not your finances.
                                                                                                                                                    easy and cheap.
                                         Located on the east coast of Australia, Wollongong is home to                                                                                                                   Being a student city, the cost of living in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Wollongong is lower than many other cities in
                                         thousands of students making it the ideal place for you to study.                                                        CAR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Australia, including Sydney and Melbourne.


                                         It’s a diverse, safe and friendly city, filled with many languages,                                                      UOW runs a carpooling program,
                                                                                                                                                                  so if you have two or more friends                     AVERAGE COSTS IN WOLLONGONG*
                                         cuisines, religions and customs. A busy cultural calendar                                                                in your car, you get free parking on
                                                                                                                                                                  campus.                                                                  EGGS
                                         attracts people from all over Australia and the world who enjoy                                                                                                                                   $4.56 – 12 REGULAR
                                         a healthy, active lifestyle. With big green mountains to the west                                                        FREE BUSES
                                                                                                                                                                  Wollongong is well-connected with
                                         and the ocean to the east, here you can breathe in the fresh air,                                                        buses going to all of the surrounding                                    BREAD

                                         live stress-free and focus on your studies.                                                                              suburbs.                                                                 $2.65 LOAF
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                                                                                                                                                                  Free ‘city loop’ buses run all day and
                                                                                                                                                                  into the night, making it easy for you                                   COLA
                                                                                                                                                                  to travel from campus and student




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           $3.00 BOTTLE
                                                                                                                                                                  accommodation to the city centre,
                                                                                                                                                                  train station and shopping district.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           COFFEE
                                                                                                                                                                  TRAIN                                                                    $3.50 AT RUSH WITH
                                                                                                                                                                  North Wollongong Station is a                                            UNILIFE MEMBERSHIP
                                                                                                                                                                  15-minute walk or a short free
                                                                                                                                                                  shuttle bus ride from our main
                                                                                                                                                                  campus.                                                                  MILK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           $1.50 - 1L
                                                                                                                                                                  BICYCLE
                                                                                                                                                                  UOW has more than 900 bike racks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           NOODLES
                                                                                                                                                                  for secure and convenient bike
                                                                                                                                                                  parking, and also offers a bike share                                    $0.80 INSTANT
                                                                                                                                                                  program.

                                                                                     Parramatta
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           RICE
                                                                                                                                                                  WALK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           $2.69 – 1KG
                                                                                                  SYDNEY                                                          Most destinations in Wollongong are
                                                                                                              17 beaches
                                                                              Liverpool
                                                                                                                                                                  an easy walk away.
                                                                                             Sydney Airport
                                                                                          Hurstville          Patrolled by lifeguards                                                                                    AUSTRALIAN CITY RENT
                                                                          Campbelltown Sutherland
                                                                                                                                                                  COST
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                                                                                                                                                                  meaning you can travel as much as
                                                              UOW                                                                                                 you want and never pay more than
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           MELBOURNE CBD –                   $2,882◊
                                                                                WOLLONGONG
                                                                                                              306,591 people                                      $15.40 a day or $63.20 a week.˚

                                                                                 0           30km             Call the Wollongong region home



                                                                                                                                                                                                                         * Numbeo.com, 7/3/19 ˆ NSW Department of Family and Community
                                                                                                                                                             ˚Prices above were correct as of January 2019 and are       Services Housing Rent and Sales September 2018 ◊ Victorian
                                                                                                                                                             subject to change. Some exceptions apply, see opal.com.au   Department of Health & Human Services Rental Report September 2018
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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.



                                        SEEK ADVENTURES                       BE ENTERTAINED
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                                        Go hang-gliding at Bald Hill,         See a show at the Illawarra
                                        experience skydiving over the         Performing Arts Centre or listen




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                                        beach or ziplining through the        to a talk or take a workshop at the
                                        forest at a nearby treetop tour.      Wollongong Art Gallery.


                                        RELAX                                 INDULGE
                                        Experience what’s on in               Enjoy food and drinks with a
                                        Wollongong throughout the year,       view at one of many cafes and
                                        including the sunset cinema, eat      restaurants overlooking the Pacific
                                        street markets, festivals, pop-up     Ocean in North Wollongong
                                        events, live music and so much
                                        more.
                                                                              MEET UP
                                                                              There are over 3,000 businesses in
                                        ENJOY NATURE
                                                                              Wollongong CBD with new cafes
                                        Interact with the native Australian   and shops opening up all the time.
                                        animals at Symbio Wildlife Park       You can also join one of many
                                        or enjoy one of many great hikes in   special interest Meet Up groups
                                        the Illawarra, including Sublime      going on around the region.
                                        Point and Mt Keira, and see the
                                        coastline stretch for miles.
                                                                              HAVE FUN
                                        Or experience the Royal National
                                                                              Wollongong is home to 20+ live
                                        Park, which is nature’s playground
                                                                              music venues, including UOW’s
                                        of walks, beaches and waterfalls.
                                                                              UniBar. You can see more than
                                                                              100 live acts each year on campus
                                        SEE SOME SPORTS                       alone.
                                        Watch the St George Illawarra
                                        Dragons compete in the NRL or see
                                        some slam dunks at an Illawarra
                                        Hawks basketball game at WIN
                                        Stadium.




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JOIN A CLUB                                                            HEAR SOME LIVE MUSIC
                                                                                                                                                                                With more than 130 student-run clubs and societies covering            More than 180 live music acts play on campus every year, including
                                                                                                                                                                                everything from religion and culture, to study groups and camping,     UOW student musicians on the Duck Pond Lawn and a busy schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                it’s easy to meet like-minded friends and have fun. Can’t find one     of Australian and international acts at the UOW UniBar. There’s even
                                                                                                                                                                                you like? You can start your own.                                      the Garden Party music festival held on campus every year.
                                                                                                                                                                                Find your tribe at clubs.uow.edu.au                                    Check out the upcoming gigs at unibar.uow.edu.au
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                                        Wollongong campus                                                                                                                       GET FIT                                                                ACTIVITIES
                                                                                                                                                                                With your student discount, UniActive, is the place to keep fit with
                                        UOW’s Wollongong campus is like a                                We want all of our students to achieve their best, which is why our
                                                                                                         campus provides a friendly university community, where you can         a 50 metre swimming pool, various courts and ovals and 80+ group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Enjoy a full calendar of events, including outdoor cinemas, free
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       food, maker’s-market and so much more right here on campus.
                                        leafy-green suburb where you can get                             always find help when it’s needed and a place to belong. You’ll find   exercise classes each week. You can also join one of 60 sporting
                                                                                                                                                                                teams on campus from football to underwater hockey.
                                                                                                         facilities dedicated to academic and wellbeing support, as well as
                                        everything you need.                                             health services, student accommodation, a sports precinct and events   Team up at uniactive.uow.edu.au/sports
                                                                                                         embracing culture and entertainment.




                                        ACHIEVE                                                          REFUEL                                                                 STAY HEALTHY                                                           FEEL SAFE
                                        Get the most out of your study with 24/7 library access during   You won’t go hungry with 9 coffee shops, 20+ food outlets, a bar and   Take care of yourself with a health clinic, dentist and physio all     Our free SafeZone App and UOW Security team are here to help
                                        session and a range of academic support programs.                a supermarket all on campus, or the free bus is a short ride into      on campus. A hairdresser, travel agent and post office are also        ensure we have a safe and secure campus environment.
                                                                                                         the Wollongong CBD.                                                    available.
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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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                                                  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
                                                  4:00PM       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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                                              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 for all newly enrolled UOW
                                        More than 6,000 international                                      international students and UOW College

                                        students from all around the                                       students attending Wollongong campus and
                                                                                                           who are arriving in Australia for the first time.
                                        world call Wollongong home.                                        For a full schedule of fees see
                                                                                                           uow.edu.au/accommodation
                                        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
                                                                                                           THE BEST PLACE TO LIVE.
                                                                                                           GUARANTEED.




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                                        of social, sporting and cultural events, while 24/7 academic and
                                        wellbeing support is right outside your door.
                                                                                                           UOW Accommodation can guarantee eligible
                                        It’s not surprising that students who live in our residences       students a place in a UOW residence during
                                        achieve higher academic outcomes on average than students          their first year at the University.
                                        choosing private accommodation.
                                                                                                           Knowing you’re going to have a roof over your
                                                                                                           head is one less thing to worry about, leaving
                                        HOMESTAY                                                           you free to concentrate on your studies. With
                                                                                                           the addition of a new 800-bed residence on
                                        For those who prefer a family-oriented lifestyle, Homestays
                                                                                                           campus at Kooloobong Village, you’re sure to
                                        (living with a local family in a private home) are available.
                                                                                                           find a place that suits you.
                                        For more information see
                                                                                                           To apply and see conditions and closing dates, visit
                                        uowcollege.edu.au/future-students/international/homestay
                                                                                                           uow.edu.au/accommodation

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

                                                                                                                                                         Fairy Meadow
                                                                                                                                                            Station

                                        FREE LOCAL BUSES                                                                                                                                                       Fairy Meadow     CAMPUS EAST                                         Flexi-      527                               a                    S                   From             300m                   400m
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                                           Route 55 Gong Shuttle                                                                                                                                                  Beach                                                            catered                                                                                $289
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A five-minute walk to the beach and                 and self-
                                            Route 9 North Gong Shuttle                                                                                                                                                         10-minute bus ride from the main UOW
                                                                                                                                                    Drive                                                                                                                           catered




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                                            Gwynneville - Keiraville Shuttle                                                                                                                                                   campus, Campus East is located in the beach-
                                                                                                         FAIRY MEADOW                                                                                                           side suburb of Fairy Meadow.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The residence setting is spread across large
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                grounds, including a number of playing fields.


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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Kooloobong Village means you’re minutes
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                                                                                                                                                                          Campus                                                from classes and all of UOW’s leisure facilities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                In 2018, 800 additional beds were added to
                                                                                   UOW Campus                                                                                                                                   this world-class student accommodation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                facility, forming part of Kooloobong Village.
                                                              Northfield
                                                                           s Ave
                                                                                                                                                                NORTH
                                                                                                                                                              WOLLONGONG                                                        BANGALAY                                            Self-       254                a              a                S/P                     From             50m                    2km
                                                               Botanical                                                                                                                                                                                                            catered                                                                                $294
                                                                Gardens                                                                                                                                                         Bangalay is a new residence, located just
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                across the road from the main campus.
                                                                                                                                                        Nth Wollongong                                                          This residence features modern facilities,
                                                                                                                                                            Station
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                landscaped outdoor communal areas,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                recreation areas, study spaces and meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                facilities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       North Wollongong Beach
                                                                                                        GWYNNEVILLE
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Self        78                 a                           P                           From             100m                   2km
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                GRADUATE HOUSE                                      catered     Units                                                                      $289
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    catered                                                                                $294
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Marketview is in the heart of Wollongong, next
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                to the city’s largest shopping mall and dozens
                                                                                                           Wollongong                                                                                                           of restaurants and cafes. You’ll also be a short
                                                                                                            Hospital                                               Mall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                walk from Wollongong’s cultural hotspots,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Wollongong
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                including the Wollongong City Art Gallery and
                                                                                                                                       Wollongong
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   City Beach
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (IPAC).
                                                                                   Princes Hwy                                          Station

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Innovation
                                                                                                  AT THE FOREFRONT OF AN EVER-CHANGING WORLD

                                                                                                  The Innovation Campus is a 33-hectare research,

                                        Campus                                                    development and commercial precinct established by UOW.
                                                                                                  The beachside campus aims to drive partnerships and

                                        —                                                         collaboration between academic and business communities.
                                                                                                  The Innovation Campus is home to a number of
                                                                                                  UOW’s leading research institutes working to
                                                                                                                                                     Innovation Campus is also home to the UOW
                                                                                                                                                     start-up initiative, iAccelerate. Designed
                                        Through engagement, we build                              develop:                                           around a robust educational framework, the
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                                                                                                                                                     iAccelerate program offers start-ups the unique
                                                                                                  –– Intelligent innovative materials with the
                                        bridges between academics,                                   potential to regenerate damaged human
                                                                                                                                                     opportunity to partner with the University to
                                                                                                                                                     accelerate sustainable business growth. Offering
                                        businesses and researchers. We




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                                                                                                     nerves
                                                                                                                                                     a two-stream program with up to a three-year
                                                                                                  –– Superconductors that make energy                incubation period, iAccelerate is unique in the
                                        learn from each other through                                transmission more efficient                     Australian start-up landscape.
                                        sharing knowledge, expertise                              –– New techniques for sustainable building
                                                                                                     design
                                                                                                                                                     The University of Wollongong’s innovative Health

                                        and skills. These associations                            –– Maritime law and security, and innovative
                                                                                                                                                     and Wellbeing Precinct will also be located at
                                                                                                                                                     Innovation Campus, and will include Australia’s
                                        are essential for knowledge                                  approaches to health services delivery and
                                                                                                     policy
                                                                                                                                                     first primary and community health clinic to
                                                                                                                                                     offer patient-centred healthcare, mental health
                                        transfer as they link user needs,                         The campus houses national and international       services, aged-care facilities, and research and
                                                                                                                                                     teaching programs.
                                        long-term research and a clear                            companies, researchers, and students, working
                                                                                                  to develop and translate products to commercial
                                                                                                                                                     Modelled on the Mayo Clinic in the United
                                        direction to research outcomes.                           success. It has a well-established community of
                                                                                                  innovative companies that have steadily grown
                                                                                                                                                     States, the Precinct will complement existing
                                                                                                                                                     health services in the Illawarra. Construction is
                                        UOW is growing the Illawarra’s innovation ecosystem       over the past decade.
                                                                                                                                                     anticipated to commence in 2020 with the first
                                        and pursuing the uptake of disruptive technologies that   One such example is NEC Australia, which           facilities expected to open in 2022.
                                        deliver positive economic impacts. The link between       established its corporate office at Innovation
                                        community, business and university is more important      Campus in order to create more than 130 new
                                        than ever as we continue to anticipate the nature of      technology jobs and connect UOW students with
                                        emergent industries and future jobs.                      graduate opportunities.
                                        The future is being created here.                         The Innovation Campus is a significant
                                                                                                  investment by UOW to drive the economic
                                                                                                  transformation of the Illawarra by creating jobs
                                                                                                  and industry, and attracting business, research
                                                                                                  and investment.




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Metropolitan campuses
                                        South                                                                                       UOW
                                        Western Sydney                                                                              Sydney Business
                                        campus                                                                                      School
                                        —                                                                                           —
                                        UOW’s metropolitan campus in South                                                          UOW Sydney Business School offers some of
                                        Western Sydney (Liverpool) offers                                                           Australia’s leading postgraduate degrees.
                                        undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
                                                                                                                                    You can choose to study in the heart of
                                        The campus provides an experience that                                                      Sydney, overlooking the Opera House
                                        is specially designed for the needs of our                                                  and Sydney Harbour Bridge, or at our
                                        students.                                                                                   Wollongong campus.


                                        PERSONALISED STUDY                                                                          PERSONALISED STUDY
                                        As a student at UOW, you’ll benefit from                                                    Flexible course delivery means you can
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                                        smaller class sizes and individual attention                                                work while you study and choose class
                                        from your teachers – who are leaders in                                                     times that suit your lifestyle. You will also




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                                        their respective fields of study. This is a                                                 have access to academic support including
                                        great opportunity to meet industry leaders                                                  advisers, library resources, student
                                        and learn from the best.                                                                    computers and peer coaches to help you get
                                                                                                                                    the most out of your degree.
                                        COURSES AVAILABLE
                                                                                                                                    COURSES AVAILABLE
                                        UOW South Western Sydney offers
                                        postgraduate courses including the Master                                                   Business courses are designed to meet the
                                        of Computer Science, Master of Nursing                                                      needs of industry, with specialisations in
                                        International and Master of Social Work                                                     finance, international business, human
                                        (Qualifying).                                                                               resource management, marketing,
                                                                                        I’m really happy that UOW has opened a      accountancy, financial management,              UOW became the driver in my career
                                        Undergraduate students can study courses
                                                                                        campus here in South Western Sydney,        project management, logistics and supply        change. Certainly, in terms of the
                                        in business, business information systems,
                                                                                        because I know that it’s a very good        chain management.                               quality of the education, Wollongong
                                        commerce, computer science, information
                                        technology, international studies, law and      university and it’s giving the people the                                                   was among the best in all the possible
                                        nursing. You can also choose from a range       opportunity to study here. Everyone is      SCHOLARSHIPS                                    rankings from the Good University
                                        of law double degrees or a double degree in     very welcoming and you’ll find lots of                                                      Guide, QS and other public rankings.
                                                                                                                                    International students can apply for
                                        international studies and commerce.             friends and things to do on campus.
                                                                                                                                    a variety of postgraduate business              The MBA program was a clear choice
                                                                                        I would say to people thinking about        scholarships which help cover tuition           for me. It’s a ticket to the game.
                                        TRANSPORT                                       studying – make use of the opportunity      fees. These include 25% partial tuition         Without the degree, I wouldn’t have
                                                                                        UOW has to offer, come to school, it’s      scholarships, 20% student bursaries and         been able to convince my future
                                        Campus is only a four-minute walk from
                                                                                        nothing to be afraid of.                    10% UOW alumni scholarships.                    employer that I had the potential
                                        Liverpool railway station. The city boasts
                                        one of Sydney’s first rapid bus transit-way                                                                                                 to grow and learn. An MBA shows a
                                                                                        The end goal for me is to become a
                                        systems, connecting you to other major                                                      CAREER SUPPORT                                  capacity for flexibility and curiosity.
                                                                                        human rights lawyer, and I’m getting
                                        areas around Sydney. The free community         there one step at a time.                   Our postgraduate business degrees reflect       —
                                        shuttle also stops just outside campus and is                                               the needs of future employers, helping you
                                        a great way to move around Liverpool.           —
                                                                                                                                    gain highly-valued skills. At each location,    PATRICK JIN
                                                                                                                                    we offer career support, professional           Master of Business Administration
                                                                                        ADI HOLMES
                                        FACILITIES                                      Bachelor of International Studies /         development and corporate networking            CHINA
                                                                                        Bachelor of Laws                            events to help you take your career to the
                                        South Western Sydney is a vibrant and
                                                                                                                                    next level.
                                        growing UOW campus providing everything
                                        you need to make the most of your degree,
                                        including group study rooms, computer labs,
                                        student kitchens, an outdoor rooftop terrace
                                        and a prayer room. All of this is located
                                        within walking distance to public transport
                                        and Liverpool’s shopping district.
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Work-Integrated                   Employment Skills                       Jobseeker
                                                                                         Learning                           Training                             Resources
                                                                                     At UOW you can graduate with         Through careers counselling,      UOW CareerHub is an online
                                                                                      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
                                                                                     taking part in opportunities for     will show you how to apply for    of jobs available on campus.
                                                                                      work placement, volunteering       work, and help prepare you for      You can also attend career
                                                                                       and our UniVative program.          the Australian workplace.       expos, employer presentations
                                                                                                                                                            and access a range of online
                                                                                                                                                                      resources.




                                        Supported
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                                        for success
                                        Moving to a new country to study can
                                        be overwhelming, which is why we have
                                        set up a range of programs to help you
                                                                                     Services & Support                        Wellbeing
                                        succeed. Whether you want to improve                                                                                 Student Central
                                                                                      As a UOW student, you’ll have      You can find religious services
                                        your employment prospects, achieve your
                                                                                        the academic and personal          and groups, a health clinic,           This is your primary
                                        best in your studies or you have questions
                                                                                       support you need to succeed,       dentist and free confidential     administration contact point.
                                        about processes at UOW – there is always
                                                                                       including advisers, dedicated       counselling services on the       Staff in Student Central can
                                        someone here to help you.
                                                                                       research supervisors, 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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Postgraduate Pathways
                                                                               GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
                                                                               If you do not meet the entry requirements for a Master’s                                            COMPLETE A MASTER’S PROGRAM
                                                                               degree, you may receive a packaged offer with a Graduate                                            IN 1 YEAR
                                                                               Certificate providing a pathway to your desired Masters.
                                                                               Graduate Certificates may also earn you credit towards                                              If you have successfully completed appropriate
                                                                               a UOW Master’s degree, meaning you may complete the                                                 previous study in a relevant field, you may be
                                                                               Master’s in the same time or allow you to take your career                                          eligible for credit for prior learning into a master’s
                                                                               in a different direction than your Bachelor degree.                                                 qualification. There may be the potential to
                                                                                                                                                                                   reduce the overall length and cost of your course
                                                                               MASTER’S DEGREE                                                                                     through previous study and work experience being
                                                                                                                                                                                   recognised as credit for prior learning. This will
                                                                               (POSTGRADUATE COURSEWORK)                                                                           depend on an assessment of your qualifications and
                                                                               Postgraduate Coursework programs at UOW include                                                     relevant experience in your chosen study area. Also
                                                                               Graduate Certificate and Master’s degrees. These                                                    known as advanced standing, or credit transfer,
                                                                               programs teach academic theory and practical skills that                                            credit for prior learning can include formal study,
                                                                               will help you make a real impact in your chosen field.                                              work experience, or training activity. Applications
                                                                                                                                                                                   for credit for prior learning are assessed by the
                                                                               HIGHER DEGREE RESEARCH (PhD)                                                                        appropriate faculty, and credit is not guaranteed.
                                                                                                                                                                                   For more information refer to




                                        Study
                                                                               With support from your research supervisors, you will
                                                                               be able to play an active part in research projects of                                              uow.edu.au/future/credit
                                                                               international importance. For more information on UOW
                                                                               Higher Degree Research, visit uow.info/pg-research
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                                                                                                   A                                                               B                                                          C




                                        choices
                                                                                           PERSON A                                                        PERSON B                                                    PERSON C

                                                                               Undergraduate degree                                            Undergraduate degree                                          Undergraduate degree

                                                                               Required marks                                                  Required marks                                                Required marks

                                                                               Wants to complete UOW                                                                                                         Wants to complete a two year
                                                                               Master’s in 12 months                                                                                                         double specialisation or
                                                                                                                                                                                                             advanced/professional Master’s




                                                                                          ELIGIBLE FOR
                                                                                       ‘CREDIT FOR PRIOR
                                                                                         LEARNING’ (CPL)




                                                                                     YES                     NO




                                        No matter what your goals for the                                                                                UOW MASTER’S                                         UOW DOUBLE SPECIALISATION
                                                                                         UOW MASTER’S
                                        future are, UOW provides a range of                                                                              QUALIFICATION                                        OR ADVANCED/PROFESSIONAL
                                                                                         QUALIFICATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      MASTER’S
                                        postgraduate courses, entry pathways
                                        and scholarships to help you gain
                                        admission and achieve your best.                     1 YEAR*                                                       1.5 YEARS                                                    2 YEARS

                                                                               * This time-frame assumes the student has applied for, and has been granted the maximum amount of credit for prior learning

                                                                               Certain postgraduate courses may have individual requirements such as particular majors and English prerequisites.
                                                                               Please check the information in this guide.
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Master’s by Coursework                                                                                                                         Scholarships
                                        —                                                                                                                                              —
                                        UOW Master’s by Coursework programs teach practical skills that will                                                                           Scholarships for international students are offered by UOW, the Australian
                                        help you make a real impact in your chosen field.                                                                                              Government and a number of international organisations.
                                                                                                                                                                                       For the latest information on UOW scholarship opportunities, or to apply for one of the following scholarships,
                                                                                                                                                                                       visit uow.info/intnlscholarships



                                        Master’s Degree (Coursework)                                                                           Step up to a                            Master’s Scholarships
                                        A Master’s Degree (Coursework) is a postgraduate study option that is taken after
                                        completion of an undergraduate degree (such as a Bachelor degree).
                                                                                                                                               Master’s                                FACULTY OF ENGINEERING                          UOW’S SYDNEY BUSINESS                             RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS
                                                                                                                                                                                       AND INFORMATION SCIENCES                        SCHOOL BURSARY
                                                                                                                                               GRADUATE CERTIFICATE                                                                                                                      UOW offers a wide range of research
                                        Coursework programs are completed through face-to-face classroom subjects.                                                                     POSTGRADUATE COURSEWORK
                                                                                                                                               (6 MONTHS)                                                                              If you’re applying to commence your first         scholarships which may be awarded to
                                        Assessment may be based on a combination of written assignments, presentations,                                                                SCHOLARSHIP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       course at UOW’s Sydney Business School,           eligible International Higher Degree
                                        formal examinations, class participation or practical exercises. A minor research project,
                                                                                                                                               If you do not meet the entry            For students studying a two-year Master’s       you may be eligible for 20% off your tuition      Research (HDR) students. UOW HDR
                                        research preparation subjects or practical experience subjects may also be included.
                                                                                                                                               requirements for a Master’s degree,     degree that falls under the Faculty of          fees.                                             scholarships are in the form of allowances
                                                                                                                                               a Graduate Certificate may provide a    Engineering and Information Sciences, this                                                        to assist candidates in meeting their living
                                        1, 1.5, OR 2 YEAR OPTIONS AVAILABLE                                                                                                                                                            Number available: Unlimited
                                                                                                                                               pathway to your desired course. This    scholarship offers 10% off tuition fees.                                                          costs while they undertake their research.
                                                                                                                                               program may earn you credit towards                                                     Eligibility: Meet course entry requirements
                                        1-Year Master’s: if you have    1.5-year Master’s: the         2-year Master’s: if you wish                                                                                                                                                      They can include Annual Stipends, Living
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                                                                                                                                                                                       Number available: Unlimited
                                        completed previous study in     standard course duration       to complete an advanced                 a UOW Master’s degree.                                                                  Available to students from: Argentina,            Allowances and Tuition Fee Costs.
                                                                                                                                                                                       Eligibility: Results above the course entry
                                        the same subject area, you      for most Master’s degrees      degree with extended                                                                                                            Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia,
                                                                                                                                               A Graduate Certificate may provide      weighted average mark (WAM)                                                                       The main UOW scholarship schemes




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                                        may be awarded credit to        is one and a half years. The   subject and specialisation                                                                                                      Chile, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Ghana,
                                                                                                                                               the opportunity to take a different                                                                                                       are the University Postgraduate Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                       Available to students from: All nationalities   Guyana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya,
                                        allow you to complete your      course entry requirements      choices, or a double                    educational direction than your                                                                                                           (UPA) and the International Postgraduate
                                        Master’s degree in just one     outline the prior study or     specialisation (where                                                                                                           Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria,
                                                                                                                                               Bachelor degree, or enable you to                                                                                                         Tuition Awards (IPTA). Applications close
                                        year. This includes courses     work experience required       available), you will complete                                                   POSTGRADUATE ALUMNI                             Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Sri Lanka,
                                                                                                                                               qualify for postgraduate study if you                                                                                                     17 October for Session 1 (February). There
                                        marked with                     for entry to your chosen       your Master’s degree in                                                         SCHOLARSHIP                                     Suriname, Thailand, Turkey, Uruguay,
                                                                                                                                               have relevant professional experience                                                                                                     are also scholarships offered by individual
                                                                        course.                        two years.                                                                                                                      Venezuela, Vietnam and Zimbabwe.
                                                                                                                                               and academic qualifications other       This scholarship offers 10% off your                                                              faculties or research centres, as well as
                                                                                                                                               than a Bachelor degree.                 postgraduate Coursework tuition fee, for a                                                        scholarships offered in cooperation with
                                        Entry requirements and course duration details are provided for each course in this                                                            maximum of five years’ study.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       UOW’S SYDNEY BUSINESS                             overseas organisations, such as the Chinese
                                        guide, beginning on page 33.                                                                                                                                                                   SCHOOL PARTIAL TUITION                            Scholarships Council and the Higher
                                                                                                                                                                                       Number available: Unlimited
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SCHOLARSHIP                                       Education Commission, Pakistan.
                                        If you’re looking to complete a postgraduate degree with a focus on research, see page 82                                                      Eligibility: Student must have studied a
                                        for a description of our Higher Degree Research options.                                                                                       Bachelor degree at UOW                          Offered to students undertaking any               Information on all research scholarship
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Master’s degree at UOW’s Sydney Business          schemes, including details on how to
                                                                                                                                                                                       Available to students from: All nationalities                                                     apply (all HDR applications including
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       School, this scholarship offers 25% off
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       tuition fees.                                     scholarships must be submitted online),
                                                                                                                                                                                       FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Number available: 15 (five per trimester)         go to uow.edu.au/research
                                                                                                                                                                                       POSTGRADUATE COURSEWORK
                                                                                                                                                                                       SCHOLARSHIP                                     Eligibility: This is a competitive scholarship.   “CHANGE THE WORLD” LAW
                                        COURSE STRUCTURES                                                        CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING                                                                                             Students need a weighted average mark
                                                                                                                                                                                       This scholarship is open to students                                                              SCHOLARSHIP
                                        Coursework degrees at UOW are based on a credit point structure.         Study that you have already completed may count as credit                                                             (WAM) of 70+ and must submit an
                                                                                                                                                                                       applying for a two-year Master’s degree that                                                      For Indian or Bangladeshi students studying
                                        Individual subjects are allocated a credit point value: the majority     towards your UOW degree. This could reduce the length and                                                             application addressing criteria.
                                                                                                                                                                                       falls under the Faculty of Social Sciences                                                        a Bachelor of Laws or a Bachelor of Laws
                                        of subjects have a value of 6 or 8 credit points (cp) each.              cost of your course.                                                  and offers 10% off tuition fees.                Available to students from: All nationalities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (Graduate Entry).
                                        A typical structure for a 1.5-year Coursework degree is the              UOW has arrangements with many overseas institutions that             Number available: Unlimited                                                                       Number available: Two
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT
                                        completion of 12 subjects worth 6 cp each, totalling 72 cp. Details of   may allow you to reduce the time it will take to complete your        Eligibility: 80+ weighted average mark
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SCHOLARSHIPS                                      Eligibility: Applicants must be an Indian or
                                        the credit points required to complete each degree are shown next        postgraduate degree. Not all UOW courses are eligible – please see    (WAM)                                                                                             Bangladeshi citizen, receive an offer for B.
                                        to the duration for each course.                                         the course information starting from p36 for courses marked with                                                      UOW participates in a range of schemes
                                                                                                                                                                                       Available to students from: India, Nepal, Sri                                                     Laws or B. Laws (Graduate entry) at UOW
                                                                                                                    for courses where credit for prior learning may be recognised.                                                     funded by the Australian government
                                        You should note the following when reading the course                                                                                          Lanka, Kenya, Argentina, Bangladesh,                                                              in 2020, and remain enrolled as a full-time
                                                                                                                                                                                       Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, Colombia,     – including the Australia Awards and
                                        structure information:                                                   You can apply for credit for prior learning by completing a Credit                                                                                                      student in one of the above law programs
                                                                                                                                                                                       Ecuador, Ghana, Guyana, Indonesia, Iran,        Fellowships. For more information go to:
                                                                                                                 for Prior Learning application form and attaching the relevant                                                                                                          at UOW.
                                        –– not all elective subjects are available in all years                                                                                        Mongolia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan,           studyinaustralia.gov.au
                                                                                                                 documents.                                                                                                                                                              Available to students from: India and Bangladesh
                                        –– you should verify details of the latest course structures and                                                                               Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Thailand,
                                           subjects within the relevant faculty via the online Course            uow.edu.au/future/credit                                              Turkey, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam and                                                           For more info on the Bachelor of Laws
                                           Handbook at uow.edu.au/handbook                                                                                                             Zimbabwe                                                                                          (Graduate Entry), see page 68.
                                        –– individual subjects shown in the course structures may
                                           have their own prerequisites that have to be satisfied before
                                           enrolment is permitted in that subject.



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How to use this guide
                                        1. Find your degree
                                        The index starting on page 30 lists all our postgraduate degrees.        SPECIALISATIONS
                                        The large headings indicate broad fields of interest e.g. Business
                                                                                                                 A specialisation is where you can choose to study a particular area
                                        or Engineering. Under each of these headings you will find smaller
                                                                                                                 within a single Master degree. For example, a specialisation in
                                        headings indicating a more specific area within that field e.g.
                                                                                                                 Network and Information Security within the Master of Computer
                                        Finance or Mechatronics.
                                                                                                                 Science.
                                        DESCRIPTION                                                              Most degrees allow you to take a specialisation, and some even
                                                                                                                 allow you to take a second specialisation.
                                        This is a summary of the key features of the degree.
                                                                                                                 This course guide indicates the specialisations available in each
                                        More detailed information on all our degrees can be found online at
                                                                                                                 degree including a brief description. For detailed lists of subjects,
                                        coursefinder.uow.edu.au or by using the web link under the course
                                                                                                                 search for your course and go to course structure at
                                        name or specialisation.
                                                                                                                 coursefinder.uow.edu.au



                                        2. Read about                                    Master of Business Administration
                                        your degree                                      go.uow.edu.au/mba
                                                                                         CRICOS                013031G                                     The CRICOS code for this degree
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                                                                                         DURATION              1.5 years (72 cp)
                                        This guide gives you a summary of the




                                                                                                                                                                                                Courses
                                                                                         STARTS                Trimesters 1 (February), 2 (May) and 3      UOW postgraduate degrees can
                                        important degree information.                                          (August)                                    start in Session 1 (Feb), Session
                                        See below for an explanation of how we                                                                             2 (Jul) or Trimesters 1, 2 or 3




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG
                                                                                         LOCATION                  Wollongong and        Sydney
                                                                                                                                                           (February, May or August). See
                                        have presented this information.                 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS    Recognised Bachelor degree with an
                                                                                                               equivalent average mark of 50%, plus        page 93 for key dates.
                                                                                                               a minimum of three years’ relevant          Any special entry requirements
                                                                                                               full-time professional or managerial        for the degree.
                                                                                                               experience and a one-page Statement of
                                                                                                               Motivation. Other tertiary qualifications   English language requirement for
                                                                                                               combined with extensive professional        IELTS. Equivalent scores for TOEFL
                                                                                                               work experience will be considered.         and Pearson PTE can be found on
                                                                                         IELTS                 Overall 6.5 (R:6, W:6, L:6, S:6)            page 90




                                        3. Important terms used in entry requirements
                                        ACCREDITATION                                    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE OR                         RELEVANT
                                                                                         WORK EXPERIENCE
                                        UOW courses are recognised                                                                          Used with reference to tertiary
                                        internationally and in Australia through         Professional experience relevant to either         qualifications and work experience,
                                        accreditation by professional organisations,     your previous academic qualification or            ‘relevant’ means an area related to the
                                        and some of these are included under the         the course you applied for should be at a          specific course applied for.
                                        heading ‘accreditation’ in the course listing.   senior level (for example as a manager or
                                                                                         supervisor) or in a professional discipline        TERTIARY QUALIFICATIONS
                                        Additional criteria may need to be fulfilled
                                                                                         with a considerable level of responsibility
                                        to meet the membership requirements for                                                             Used to refer to academic qualifications
                                                                                         in employment (for example engineers,
                                        some organisations.                                                                                 completed after high school, at an
                                                                                         accountants, health professionals or
                                                                                         marketing executives).                             institution recognised by UOW.
                                        DURATION
                                                                                         This information should be provided in             WEIGHTED AVERAGE MARK
                                        The minimum length of time required for          the ‘Employment Details’ section of the
                                        qualifications or work experience, this is                                                          (WAM)
                                                                                         application form and be supported with
                                        full-time duration only.                                                                            An average of individual subject marks              Each postgraduate degree at UOW has
                                                                                         documentary evidence, including a detailed
                                                                                                                                            weighted according to the level of the              been designed to reflect the needs of
                                                                                         curriculum vitae and referee letters from
                                        EQUIVALENT AVERAGE MARK                                                                             subject. For example, the mark for                  future employers, paving the way for a
                                                                                         previous employers.
                                                                                                                                            a 300-level (third-year) subject will               fulfilling career anywhere in the world.
                                        Where shown, a percentage mark relates to                                                                                                               The following pages list the essential
                                                                                         RECOGNISED BACHELOR DEGREE                         contribute more to the average than a
                                        the requirement from an Australian degree.                                                                                                              information on what you will learn and
                                                                                                                                            100-level (first-year) subject. It is expressed
                                        While similar grading systems are used           The qualification must be assessed as                                                                  where it will take you.
                                                                                                                                            as a score out of 100.
                                        around the world, many countries have            equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree
                                        different systems to those used in Australia     and be from an institution recognised by
                                        (where the pass mark is commonly 50%).           UOW.
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Our degrees                                                                                               Health and Medicine
                                                                                                                                                  DOCTOR OF MEDICINE                                  54
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Physics
                                                                                                                                                                                                           MASTER OF SCIENCE (MEDICAL RADIATION PHYSICS)   70
                                                                                                                                                  MASTER OF CLINICAL EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY              54
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Psychology
                                        Business                                               Education
                                                                                                                                                  MASTER OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS                   54
                                                                                                                                                  MASTER OF NURSING                                   55
                                                                                                                                                                                                           MASTER OF PSYCHOLOGY (CLINICAL)                 72
                                                                                                                                                  LEADERSHIP                                          55
                                        MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                 33   MASTER OF AUTISM                              43   PERSON CENTRED PRACTICE                             55
                                        MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ADVANCED        33   GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN AUTISM                43   MENTAL HEALTH
                                                                                                                                                  DEMENTIA CARE
                                                                                                                                                                                                      55
                                                                                                                                                                                                      55
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Public Health
                                        ACCOUNTING                                        33   MASTER OF EDUCATION                           43
                                        FINANCE                                           33                                                      PRIMARY HEALTHCARE                                  55   MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH                         74
                                                                                               ADULT AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION                43
                                        HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT                         33                                                      MASTER OF NURSING (MENTAL HEALTH)                   55   HEALTH PROMOTION                                74
                                                                                               EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP                        44
                                        INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP                   33                                                                                                               FOOD AND HEALTH                                 74
                                                                                               HIGHER EDUCATION                              44   MASTER OF NURSING INTERNATIONAL                     56
                                        SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT                           33                                                                                                               PUBLIC HEALTH RESEARCH                          74
                                                                                               INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY IN
                                        MARKETING                                         33   EDUCATION AND TRAINING                        44   GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN NURSING                     56
                                                                                                                                                                                                           MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH ADVANCED                74
                                        PROJECT MANAGEMENT                                33   INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES                     44   GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN MENTAL HEALTH NURSING           56
                                                                                                                                                                                                           HEALTH INFORMATICS                              74
                                        MASTER OF BUSINESS                                34   SPECIAL EDUCATION                             44
                                                                                                                                                  GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN REGULATORY SCIENCE          56   PUBLIC HEALTH RESEARCH                          74
                                        FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT                              34   MASTER OF EDUCATION ADVANCED                                                                                WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY                          74
                                                                                               (EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP)                      45   GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING   57
                                        HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT                         34

                                                                                                                                                                                                           Science
                                        INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP                     34   MASTER OF EDUCATION ADVANCED (TESOL)          45   MASTER OF SCIENCE (DEMENTIA CARE)                   57
                                        INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS                            34                                                      MASTER OF SCIENCE
                                                                                               MASTER OF EDUCATION (TESOL)                   45
                                        MANAGEMENT                                        34                                                      (GERONTOLOGY & REHABILITATION STUDIES)              57
                                        MARKETING                                         34   GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN TESOL                     45                                                            MASTER OF CONSERVATION BIOLOGY                  76

                                        MASTER OF BUSINESS (DOUBLE SPECIALISATION)        34   GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN TESOL                 45
                                                                                                                                                  Information and                                          MASTER OF EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES      76
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                                        MASTER OF APPLIED FINANCE
                                        INVESTING
                                                                                          35
                                                                                          35
                                                                                               GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ADULT AND
                                                                                               VOCATIONAL EDUCATION                          46   Communication Technology                                 MASTER OF MEDICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
                                                                                                                                                                                                           MASTER OF MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           76
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           76
                                        FINANCIAL SERVICES                                35   GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN TERTIARY TEACHING




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG
                                                                                               & LEARNING PRACTICES                          46   GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN COMPUTING                   59   MASTER OF GLOBAL SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT         77
                                        CORPORATE TREASURY                                35


                                                                                                                                                                                                           Social Work
                                        MASTER OF APPLIED FINANCE                              MASTER OF TEACHING (PRIMARY)                  47   MASTER OF COMPUTER SCIENCE                          59
                                        (INVESTING AND CORPORATE TREASURY)                35                                                      INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS                                 59
                                                                                               MASTER OF TEACHING (SECONDARY)                47
                                        MASTER OF PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING                 35                                                      MACHINE LEARNING AND BIG DATA                       59

                                                                                               Engineering
                                                                                                                                                  NETWORK AND INFORMATION SECURITY                    59   MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK (QUALIFYING)              79
                                        MASTER OF PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING ADVANCED        36
                                                                                                                                                  SOFTWARE ENGINEERING                                59

                                                                                                                                                                                                           Work Health & Safety
                                        FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT                              36
                                                                                                                                                  MASTER OF HEALTH INFORMATICS                        60
                                        INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS                            36
                                                                                               MASTER OF ENGINEERING                         49
                                        MASTER OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT                 36                                                      MASTER OF INFORMATION AND
                                                                                               ASSET MANAGEMENT                              49   COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY ADVANCED                   60
                                                                                               CIVIL ENGINEERING                             49                                                            MASTER OF WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY                81
                                        MASTER OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT                      36
                                                                                                                                                  MASTER OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY                    61   ERGONOMICS                                      81
                                                                                               COMPUTER ENGINEERING                          50
                                        GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS                  37                                                      ENTERPRISE NETWORKING                               61   OCCUPATIONAL HYGIENE                            81
                                                                                               ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING                     49
                                        GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING   37   ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING                        50   INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT                     61   RISK MANAGEMENT                                 81
                                                                                               INNOVATIVE MANUFACTURING                      49   IT STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT                             61
                                        GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN APPLIED FINANCE           37                                                                                                               MASTER OF WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY ADVANCED       81
                                                                                               MANAGEMENT                                    49
                                                                                                                                                  International Relations
                                                                                                                                                                                                           ERGONOMICS                                      81

                                        Communication and Media
                                                                                               MATERIALS ENGINEERING                         50                                                            OCCUPATIONAL HYGIENE                            81
                                                                                               MECHANICAL ENGINEERING                        50                                                            RISK MANAGEMENT                                 81
                                                                                               MECHATRONIC ENGINEERING                       50   MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS                   63   HEALTH PROMOTION                                81
                                        MASTER OF COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA                 40   MINING ENGINEERING                            49                                                            WHS RESEARCH                                    81
                                                                                               TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING                50   GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS     64
                                        GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA   41                                                                                                               GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY      81

                                                                                                                                                  Mathematics and Statistics
                                                                                               GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN ENGINEERING           51
                                                                                               GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ENGINEERING               51
                                                                                               MASTER OF ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT              51
                                                                                                                                                  MASTER OF FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS                     66
                                                                                               MASTER OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE                 52
                                                                                                                                                  MASTER OF MATHEMATICS                               66
                                                                                               COMPUTER ENGINEERING                          52
                                                                                                                                                  APPLIED MATHEMATICS                                 66
                                                                                               ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING                        52
                                                                                                                                                  PURE MATHEMATICS                                    66
                                                                                               TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING                52
                                                                                                                                                  MASTER OF STATISTICS                                66
                                                                                               GRADUATE CERTIFICATE AND
                                                                                               MASTER OF ENGINEERING ASSET MANAGEMENT        52
                                                                                               GRADUATE CERTIFICATE AND                           Ocean Law and Policy
                                                                                               MASTER OF ROLLING STOCK ENGINEERING           52
                                                                                                                                                  MASTER OF FISHERIES POLICY                          68
                                                                                                                                                  MASTER OF MARITIME POLICY                           68
                                                                                                                                                  GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN MARITIME STUDIES            68




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Master of Business Administration                                                        Master of Business Administration Advanced


                                        Business
                                                                                                                                               go.uow.edu.au/mba                                                                        go.uow.edu.au/mba-adv
                                                                                                                                               CRICOS                         013031G                                                   CRICOS                         048696M
                                                                                                                                               DURATION                       1.5 years (72 cp)                                         DURATION                       2 years (96 cp)
                                                                                                                                               STARTS                         Trimesters 1 (February), 2 (May) and 3 (August)           STARTS                         Trimesters 1 (February), 2 (May) and 3 (August)
                                                                                                                                               LOCATION                           Wollongong and        Sydney                          LOCATION                          Wollongong and         Sydney
                                                                                                                                               ENTRY REQUIREMENTS             Recognised Bachelor degree with an equivalent             ENTRY REQUIREMENTS             Recognised Bachelor degree with an equivalent
                                                                                                                                                                              average mark of 50%, plus a minimum of three                                             average mark of 50%, plus a minimum of three

                                        Stay ahead of an increasingly
                                                                                                                                                                              years’ relevant full-time professional or managerial                                     years’ relevant full-time professional or managerial
                                                                              WHY STUDY BUSINESS AT UOW                                                                       experience and a one-page Statement of                                                   experience and a one-page Statement of

                                        competitive and global business       –– You will have the opportunity to gain practical, real-world                                  Motivation^. Other tertiary qualifications combined
                                                                                                                                                                              with extensive professional work experience will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Motivation^. Other tertiary qualifications combined
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       with extensive professional work experience will be
                                                                                 experience and make professional connections that will
                                        environment by accessing the latest      help progress your career.                                    IELTS
                                                                                                                                                                              considered.
                                                                                                                                                                              Overall 6.5 (R:6, W:6, L:6, S:6)                          IELTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       considered.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Overall 6.5 (R:6, W:6, L:6, S:6)

                                        knowledge and acquiring industry      –– Choose to study at our Sydney CBD campus or                   ^ The Statement of Motivation should be no more than one page, written in English, and   ^ The Statement of Motivation should be no more than one page, written in English, and
                                                                                 Wollongong campus.
                                        relevant skills at UOW’s Sydney
                                                                                                                                               should address your motivation for studying the MBA with the Sydney Business School;     should address your motivation for studying the MBA with the Sydney Business School;
                                                                                                                                               and how the degree will help you achieve your career goals and aspirations.              and how the degree will help achieve your career goals and aspirations.
                                                                              –– Classes are offered in a flexible format, including
                                        Business School. Postgraduate            evenings, weekends and intensive mode so you can
                                                                                                                                               The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is designed for experienced
                                                                                                                                               professionals with ambition and drive who wish to develop their responsible
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Master of Business Administration Advanced provides you with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        opportunity to specialise further in your area of interest by completing four
                                        business degrees at UOW are              work while you study.                                         and sustainable leadership skills. You will gain a holistic, strategic business
                                                                                                                                               point-of-view required to operate effectively in an increasingly competitive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        additional subjects from a specialisation of your choice.

                                        informed by research, recognised      –– Creating and maintaining relationships with local,
                                                                                 national and international businesses is integral to
                                                                                                                                               and changing global business world.                                                      Course structure
                                                                                                                                               The course has been designed to cover three stages: Diagnostics, where you
                                        by industry and delivered using          Sydney Business School, where our teachers bring links        learn to diagnose issues in real organisations with a focus on marketing,                In addition to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) subjects, you
                                                                                 to current industry.                                                                                                                                   will complete four elective subjects from one of the specialisations below.
                                        contemporary learning approaches,                                                                      employee engagement, talent management and accounting; Exploration,
                                                                                                                                               where you explore the latest thinking and practices in organisations and
                                                                              –– You’ll be taught by accomplished, passionate educators
                                        so you can gain the qualification        and staff who are dedicated to providing you with the
                                                                                                                                               research worldwide, while developing skills in innovation and business
                                                                                                                                               transformation; and Integration and Application, where you develop your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ACCOUNTING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ––   Accounting Foundations for Professionals
                                        you need to become a leader in your      support you need to finish your postgraduate degree.          strategic decision-making skills, undertake a real-world business project                ––   Applied Management Accounting
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                                                                                                                                               and hone your personal effectiveness as a responsible leader.                            ––   Professional Practice – Auditing and Risk Assurance
                                        chosen field.                         –– The Faculty of Business is a signatory to the Principles
                                                                                 of Responsible Management Education (PRME), a
                                                                                                                                               Your learning approach will include relevant and current case studies as                 ––   Professional Practice – Taxation
                                                                                                                                               well as guest lectures delivered by industry professionals, with an emphasis




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG
                                                                                 United Nations initiative that champions responsible          on teamwork and peer learning.                                                           FINANCE
                                                                                 management education, research and thought leadership                                                                                                  ––   Banking Theory and Practice
                                                                                 in business schools around the globe.                         Course structure                                                                         ––   Enterprise Risk Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ––   Derivatives
                                                                                                                                               The MBA comprises 12 subjects including two elective subjects.                           ––   Multinational Financial Management
                                                                              WORLD-CLASS BUSINESS                                             MBA core subjects:
                                                                              UOW is ranked among the top 200 universities in the world        ––   Accounting for Managerial Decision Making                                           HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
                                                                              for Business and Management, Accounting and Finance, and         ––   Strategic Marketing Management                                                      –– Human Resource Development
                                                                              Economics & Econometrics in the 2019 QS World University         ––   Responsible Talent Management Strategies                                            –– Job Analysis, Recruitment and Selection
                                                                              Rankings by Subject.                                             ––   Design Thinking and Business Transformation                                         –– Strategic Human Resource Management
                                                                                                                                               ––   Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Commercialisation                                  Plus one elective from an approved list.
                                                                              UOW also ranked second in New South Wales and the ACT for
                                                                                                                                               ––   Financial Strategy and Governance
                                                                              postgraduate Business and Management on the Australian                                                                                                    INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
                                                                                                                                               ––   Decision Effectiveness in Strategic Management
                                                                              Government’s Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching                                                                                                 ––   Insights into Innovation and Entrepreneurship
                                                                                                                                               ––   Strategic Business Project
                                                                              (QILT) 2018.                                                                                                                                              ––   Contemporary Leadership Skills for Entrepreneurs
                                                                                                                                               ––   Responsible Leadership Effectiveness
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ––   Financial Skills for Entrepreneurs
                                                                                                                                               ––   Leading Edge Management Cases
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ––   Applied Innovation Project
                                                                                                                                               Plus two electives from an approved list.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ––   Logistics Systems
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ––   Supply Chain Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ––   Advanced Supply Chain Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ––   Strategic Procurement Management

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        MARKETING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ––   Consumer Behaviour
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ––   Marketing Strategy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ––   Marketing Communications
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ––   Research for Marketing Decisions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PROJECT MANAGEMENT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ––   Advanced Project Management
                                                                                                           LOCATIONS                                                                                                                    ––   Project Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ––   Project Management in Practice
                                                                                                           Sydney Business School is the                                                                                                ––   Negotiation Theory and Practice for Project Management
                                                                                                           graduate school of the Faculty
                                                                                                           of Business at University of
                                                                                                           Wollongong. We offer high quality
                                                                                                           postgraduate business programs
                                                                                                           at the Sydney CBD campus located
                                                                                                           at Circular Quay and at our
                                                                                                           Wollongong campus.

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