Diploma of Engineering (Domestic)

Course summary

This course is accredited by the University of Wollongong and delivered by UOW College (CRICOS: 02723D; RTO: 91159). UOW College is a registered business name of UOWC Ltd (ABN: 14 105 312 329).

This course is only applicable to domestic students who are eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP). Domestic students who are not eligible for a CSP and international students are invited to apply for the Diploma of Engineering (2 session). Alternate fee arrangements apply.

The Diploma of Engineering is an in-depth preparation program designed to provide a guaranteed* pathway into the second year of a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at UOW. The program of study involves first-year core engineering subjects, which include theoretical and practical units, and hands-on experience in an area of engineering. You will also develop tertiary academic skills in preparation for study at UOW.

A recognised Higher Education Diploma qualification is awarded upon completion, which can be used to pursue entry level career opportunities.

*Guarantee is subject to meeting UOW entry requirements.

See Diploma of Engineering course outline here.

Delivery

We offer a range of blended course delivery options.  However, we encourage students to choose on-campus classes where they are offered. For classes that cannot be held on campus due to physical distancing requirements, or for students unable to come on campus due to COVID-19 related circumstances, online delivery will continue to be offered, wherever possible.

In response to COVID-19, the University of Wollongong is following advice from the NSW Department of Health. Check the most up-to-date University of Wollongong COVID-19 arrangements.


How to apply

You can apply online for this UOW College course.

There is no application fee and you can save your application at any point and come back and complete it later.

In Step 3 of your application, ensure you choose the following options:

  • Mode of Delivery: On Campus
  • Commencement Year: 2022
  • Campus: Wollongong
  • Course: Diploma of Engineering  3188
  • Major: N/A
  • Session: Choose your preferred session start date

Course information

Study area

Engineering, Pathway to UOW

Campus

UOW College Wollongong

Course Code

3188

Duration

1.5 years

Delivery

On Campus

Cricos

UAC Code

-

Admission, Key dates, and Fees

A range of admission options are available for students of all ages and academic backgrounds. The procedures governing admission are defined in UOW's Admissions Procedures, and the UOW College Admissions policy.

For any specific advice or questions regarding an application, please contact the Future Students Team.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum ATAR 35; AND EITHER: Any result in Year 12 HSC Mathematics Advanced OR Minimum 80% in Year 12 HSC Mathematics Standard 2
    OR;
  • Minimum 70% in 4 HSC Subjects; AND EITHER: Any result in Year 12 HSC Mathematics Advanced OR Minimum 80% in Year 12 HSC Mathematics Standard 2
    OR;
  • Minimum 75% in 3 HSC Subjects; AND EITHER: Any result in Year 12 HSC Mathematics Advanced OR Minimum 80% in Year 12 HSC Mathematics Standard 2

FEES

The above tuition fee is the amount payable for a full fee-paying place. Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) are available for eligible domestic students. This means that students can benefit from zero up-front tuition fees.  Please see our fees page for more information and eligibility criteria.

* Session fees are for one session for the year shown. Total course tuition fees shown are indicative, and are based on normal course length and progression.
These fees are subject to change from year to year. However, if you receive an offer to study at UOW, your fees will be fully confirmed at the time of your offer.

Admission Profile


INDICATIVE ENROLMENT



STUDENT PROFILE

This table shows the breakdown of the applicant background of the student group at UOW College for this course. It provides data on students that commenced the program, and continued study beyond the census date at UOW College in 2020.

Applicant background

2020 intake

2020 intake (%)

Higher education study Students who have studied a University course, or completed a bridging or enabling course.

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-

Vocational education & training study Students who have undertaken vocational education or training since leaving school.

-

-

Work & life experience Students admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than higher education study, vocational education & training, or recent secondary education.

-

-

Recent secondary education

ATAR Only Students admitted only on the basis of ATAR including any applied adjustment factors.

-

-

ATAR plus additional criteria Students who were admitted on the basis of both ATAR and additional criteria (e.g. an audition or individual subject results).

-

-

Other criteria only (non-ATAR) These students were admitted on the basis of other criteria where ATAR was not a factor (e.g. UOW Early Admission).

-

-

International students All other students.

-

-

All students

-

-

< 5: Number of students is less than 5
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (hidden to prevent calculation of other numbers less than 5)


ATAR PROFILE

This table relates to all students selected on the basis of ATAR alone or ATAR in combination with other factors.

ATAR profile of ATAR-based offers in 2020

ATAR The unadjusted, raw ATARs for students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR. Selection Rank The ATARs of the same student group, including the impact of adjustment factors.
Highest rank to receive an offer

-

-

Median rank to receive an offer

-

-

Lowest rank to receive an offer

-

-

< 5: Less than 5 ATAR-based offers made
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (less than 5 ATAR-based offers made)

More Information

For more information about UOW College admission pathways, see UOW College Admission Information.

Key Dates

SESSION

CAMPUS

SESSION DETAILS

2022 UOW College Autumn College CoDelivered

UOW College Wollongong

Session: 28 February - 10 June 2022

Orientation and enrolment is held during the week prior to course commencement. You will be advised of the exact date in your letter of offer.

Applications Close

TBA

2022 UOW College Spring College CoDelivered

UOW College Wollongong

Session: 27 July - 30 September 2022

Orientation and enrolment is held during the week prior to course commencement. You will be advised of the exact date in your letter of offer.

Applications Close

TBA

2022 UOW College Summer College CoDelivered

UOW College Wollongong

Session: 17 October 2022 - 3 February 2023

Orientation and enrolment is held during the week prior to course commencement. You will be advised of the exact date in your letter of offer.

Applications Close

TBA

Course Structure

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Course Handbook

Why choose this course

A nationally recognised Higher Education Diploma qualification is awarded upon completion, which can be used to pursue entry level career opportunities. Completion of Bachelor degrees for which this course provides pathways can prepare students for careers in the following fields: Architectural engineer, computer architect, computer systems engineer, civil engineer, construction manager, electronics engineer, electrical engineer, environmental engineer, geotechnical engineer, materials engineer, mechanical engineer, metallurgist, network engineer, production engineer, security engineer, software engineer, structural engineer, systems analyst, telecommunications engineer, transport engineer, water quality manager.

UOW College is situated on the UOW campus at Wollongong. Not only will you be immersed in the full university experience and campus life from day one, but UOW College students also have access to all UOW facilities as well as the College's computer labs, library and support services. The combination of quality academic courses, small class sizes and the caring culture at UOW College provides the vital support you need to succeed at university. You can be confident that UOW College is the best possible pathway for your journey to higher education and a university degree.

Guaranteed entry into UOW Bachelor*

If you achieve a final mark of at least 50 per cent in all subjects of the Diploma of Engineering, you will receive 42 credit points (entry to second year) towards a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at UOW

*Guarantee is subject to meeting UOW entry requirements.

Career opportunities
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Computer Architect
  • Computer Systems Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Construction Manager
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Geotechnical Engineer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Metallurgist
  • Mining Engineer
  • Network Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Security Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Telecommunications Engineer
  • Transport Engineer
  • Water Quality Manager 
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