University Access Program (UAP)

Course summary

PLEASE NOTE: UOW College has recently updated our academic pathways to UOW. This course is currently under review and may not be available in 2022. See https://www.uowcollege.edu.au/study/2022-courses/ for further information

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 FEE FREE AT THE SOUTH WESTERN SYDNEY CAMPUS

The University Access Program (UAP) has been specifically designed for students who have not met the direct entry requirements for a UOW bachelor degree.  

This 14-week course teaches the fundamental skills required for university study and maximises your chance of success in your degree. Successful completion of the UAP provides guaranteed entry to most UOW bachelor degrees, subject to meeting UOW entry requirements. Students who intend to study a UOW undergraduate degree at our regional campuses will be enrolled in the Stream 1 UAP course.

The University Access Program (Stream 1) is now available with pathways to undergraduate degrees for the following UOW campuses, including:

  • Wollongong (Stream 2# also available ),
  • South Western Sydney (Liverpool)**,
  • Shoalhaven,
  • Southern Sydney (Loftus),
  • Southern Highlands,
  • Bega, and
  • Batemans Bay.
Stream 1 - Arts, Arts (Psychology), Business, Commerce, Communication and Media, Creative Arts, Education (The Early Years), International Studies, Journalism, Psychological Science, Public Health, Social Science, Sport or Sustainable Communities or
Stream 2 - Business Information systems, Computer Science, Exercise Science, Geography, Information Technology, Medical and Health Sciences, Nutrition Science, Technology or Science (specific to Science degrees within the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health).

See Course Outline here.

Delivery

In order to participate in remote delivery classes, students are required to have access to a laptop/computer with camera and internet connection. Additional support is also available for students enrolled in the remote delivery course.


How to apply

You can apply online for this UOW College UAP.

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: Distance
  • Commencement Year: 2021
  • Campus: Wollongong

Your preferred UAP will then appear for you to select.

OR,

If you prefer to study face to face at the Wollongong or South Western Sydney campus, you must choose the following options in Step 3 of your application:

  • Mode of Delivery: On-campus
  • Commencement Year: 2021
  • Campus: Wollongong/South Western Sydney

Your preferred UAP will then appear for you to select.  


*The UAP course is Fee Free at the UOW South Western Sydney (Liverpool) campus.

Course information

Study area

Pathway to UOW, University Preparation

Campus

UOW College Wollongong, UOW College South Western Sydney, UOW College Shoalhaven, UOW College Batemans Bay

Course Code

1970

Duration

14 weeks full-time, or part-time equivalent

Delivery

On Campus

Cricos

UAC Code

7590050, 7590060, 7590070, 7590080, 7590070

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 only available to Domestic Students.

Stream 1
- Minimum ATAR 35.

Stream 2 - Minimum ATAR 35, plus minimum 60% for Year 12 HSC Mathematics Standard 2.

Non-ATAR applicants will be required to complete a basic literacy and numeracy test to determine eligibility into the course.

If the above entry requirements are not met, applications will be assessed on a case by case basis taking into account the applicant’s work and life experience.

FEES

CAMPUS

DELIVERY METHOD

SESSION FEE*

COURSE FEE*

UOW College Batemans Bay, UOW College Shoalhaven, UOW College Wollongong

On Campus

$3,600 (2021)

$3,600 (2021)

* 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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Entry to this course is not available to international students.


FEES

* 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.

-

-

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

2021 UOW College Spring

UOW College Wollongong

Session 28 June - 1 October

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

Applications Close

TBA

2021 UOW College Spring

UOW College South Western Sydney

Session: 28 June - 1 October

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

Applications Close

TBA

2021 UOW College Spring

UOW College Shoalhaven

Session: 28 June - 18 Sepetember

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

2021 UOW College Spring

UOW College Batemans Bay

Session: 28 June - 18 Sepetember

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

2021 UOW College Summer

UOW College Wollongong

Session - 18 October - 11 February 21

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

Applications Close

TBA

2021 UOW College Summer

UOW College South Western Sydney

Session: 19 October - 5 February

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

UOW College is situated on the main 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 and library.

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.

Studying at your local campus will allow you to stay close to home yet still become immersed in the full university experience from day one.

Guaranteed Entry into UOW

Successful completion of the UAP provides guaranteed* entry to most UOW undergraduate Bachelor degrees. There are no pathways into double degrees, or into four-year professional degrees, including Education (except Bachelor of Education - The Early Years), Law, Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics or Economics and Finance. For a full list of UOW degrees with pathways from the UAP check the UAP Pathway Streams to UOW Degrees.

*Guarantee is subject to meeting UOW entry requirements.

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