English for Nursing Studies

Course summary

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

English for Nursing Studies is designed to prepare international students for academic study in nursing and to undertake an IELTS exam in order to meet the English language entry conditions of diploma and bachelor level nursing studies.

The course aims to prepare students for IELTS testing at an advanced level, developing academic English language (reading, writing, listening and speaking) skills in health related fields and the application of such skills in practical and tertiary study contexts.

The course focuses upon the development of English language skills, test preparation skills at an advanced level and the application of language in practical health-related contexts.  In order to support students in their preparation for undergraduate study, students will also develop their tertiary preparation skills essential for undergraduate study in an Australian tertiary institution.

The course runs for 12 weeks consisting of 22 hours of study per week. There will be one intakes per year which is scheduled to finish prior to UOW Autumn session commencement and will enable sufficient time for IELTS testing to be conducted.

Course information

Study area

English Language

Campus

UOW College Wollongong

Course Code

968

Duration

12 weeks

Delivery

On Campus

Cricos

0101843

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

This program is not available to domestic applicants.

FEES

CAMPUS

DELIVERY METHOD

SESSION FEE*

COURSE FEE*

UOW College Wollongong

On Campus

$6,480 (2022)

$6,480 (2022)

* 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.

  • IELTS: 6.5*  with inimum 6.0 in all bands (or equivalent)

OR

  • Completion of UOW College ETS 3 course with a minimum Credit grade (65% or higher)

FEES

CAMPUS

DELIVERY METHOD

SESSION FEE*

COURSE FEE*

UOW College Wollongong

On Campus

$6,480 (2022)

$6,480 (2022)

* 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 2021.

Applicant background

2021 intake

2021 intake (%)

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

-

-

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 2021

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

Course Structure

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Course Handbook

Why choose this course

On completion of the English for Nursing Studies course, students will be able to undertake IELTS examination in order to meet the English language entry conditions of undergraduate nursing courses at the diploma and bachelor level.

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