University Entrance Certificate

Course summary

All UEC students receive a Commonwealth Supported Place, with tuition fees funded by the Commonwealth Government. There are no student contribution fees required for this program.

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).

The University Entrance Certificate is a university preparation course specifically designed for students who have not completed secondary schooling, or who have not met the direct entry requirements for a UOW Bachelor Degree. 

The course involves a stream of subjects relevant to your chosen UOW degree. When you enrol in the program, you will be allocated to a relevant stream of study.

Stream 1 - Arts, Business, Commerce, Humanities, Social Science or
Stream 2 - Business Information systems, Information Technology or
Steam 3 - Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Nuclear Science, Physics or
Stream 4 - Health Science, Nutrition Science, Science.

You will develop study skills and habits, including time management, essay writing, group work and presentation skills, and become familiar with the academic standards and expectations at university.

See Course Outline here.

Delivery

This course is temporarily being delivered remotely using online platforms to ensure the safety of staff and students during the COVID-19 global health crisis. In order to participate in remote delivery classes, students are required to have access to a laptop/computer with camera and internet connection.

Course information

Study area

Pathway to UOW, University Preparation

Campus

UOW College Wollongong

Course Code

1674

Duration

2 sessions over 7 months

Delivery

On Campus

Cricos

UAC Code

7590010, 7590030, 7590030, 7590040

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 and Stream 4 - Minimum ATAR 35, plus Minimum 60% for Year 12 HSC Mathematics Standard 2.

Stream 3 - Minimum ATAR 35, plus Minimum 80% for Year 12 Mathematics Standard 2.

If the above entry requirements are not met, a course eligibility assessment will be conducted based on HSC subject results. Applicants who have not completed the HSC 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 Wollongong

On Campus

$13,080 (2021)

$19,620 (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 2019.

Applicant background

2019 intake

2019 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 2019

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 Autumn

UOW College Wollongong

Session: 1 March - 28 May

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 Wollongong

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: 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 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
Successful completion of the University Entrance Certificate provides guaranteed* entry to most UOW undergraduate Bachelor degrees.

There are no pathways into UOW Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics, double degrees, four-year professional degrees, Law or the Bachelor of Economics and Finance. Check the UEC and STEP Pathway Streams to UOW Degrees for more details.

*Guarantee is subject to meeting UOW entry requirements.

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