University Entrance Program

Course summary

The University Entrance Program (UEP) can get you guaranteed* entry into the first year of a range of degrees at the University of Wollongong (UOW).

The course is designed for domestic students, studying in Australia.

The UEP has been specifically designed for students who have not met the direct entry requirements for a UOW College Diploma program or UOW bachelor’s degree.

You’ll develop essential academic and tertiary skills with an emphasis on a range of oral, written and presentation skills, to be better prepared to succeed at your UOW bachelor.

The UEP is fee free# for eligible Australian domestic students.

The UEP can be studied face-to-face at UOW Wollongong or South Western Sydney Campus. The UEP can also be studied remotely online which provides guaranteed* entry into bachelor programs at UOW Southern Sydney, Southern Highlands, Batemans Bay, Shoalhaven and Bega campuses. To study this course remotely, please select ‘UOW College Online campus’ in the application form.

*Guarantee is subject to meeting UOW entry requirements.

Fee free# is subject to terms and conditions.

UOW College is offering Commonwealth Supported Places for eligible students for this course. This means the Australian government will subsidise your tuition fees by up to 75%. To qualify for this fee subsidy, you must meet the criteria, i.e. be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, a permanent resident of Australia, or a permanent Australian Humanitarian visa holder.

We offer three intakes a year, allowing you the flexibility to choose when you commence. The duration of this course is 14 weeks full-time, or part-time equivalent. See the course outline for more information.

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

Course information

Study area

University Preparation

Campus

UOW College Wollongong, UOW College South Western Sydney, UOW College Online

Course Code

3192

Duration

14 weeks full-time, or part-time equivalent

Delivery

Distance, On Campus, Online

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

This program is only available to Domestic Students.

  • Stream 1 - Minimum ATAR 30, OR Applicants will be required to complete a basic Literacy Test to be assessed for entry.
  • Stream 2 - Minimum ATAR 35, OR Applicants will be required to complete a basic Literacy and Numeracy Test to be assessed for entry.

    ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE AND RECOMMENDED STUDIES FOR STREAM 2
    UOW College assumes students will have studied Year 12 HSC Mathematics Advanced and achieved any result OR Year 12 HSC Mathematics Standard 2 and achieved minimum 60%. Applicants who do not meet the 'Assumed Knowledge and Recommended Studies' requirement for this course are advised to complete an additional subject - please refer to the Course Outline for further details.
  • Stream 3 - Minimum ATAR 35, OR Applicants will be required to complete a basic Literacy and Numeracy Test to be assessed for entry

    ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE AND RECOMMENDED STUDIES FOR STREAM 3
    UOW College assumes students will have studied Year 12 HSC Mathematics Advanced and achieved any result OR Year 12 HSC Mathematics Standard 2 and achieved minimum 80%. Applicants who do not meet the 'Assumed Knowledge and Recommended Studies' requirement for this course but have achieved 60% in Year 12 HSC Mathematics Standard 2 will be required to complete an additional subject - please refer to the Course Outline for further information. Applicants who do not meet either of the above assumed knowledge options are strongly advised to consider alternate course options.

FEES






































STREAM CAMPUS DELIVERY METHOD COURSE FEE*
Stream 1 UOW College Wollongong On Campus $2,165 (2022)
Stream 1 UOW College South Western Sydney On Campus $2,165 (2022)
Stream 1 UOW College Wollongong Distance $2,165 (2022)
Stream 2 UOW College Wollongong On Campus $2,330.90 (2022)
Stream 2 UOW College South Western Sydney On Campus $2,330.90 (2022)
Stream 3 UOW College Wollongong On Campus $2,330.90 (2022)

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

FEE-HELP provides a loan to eligible fee-paying students to cover part or all of their tuition fees. You are eligible for FEE-HELP if:


  • you are enrolled as a non-Commonwealth supported, fee-paying student; and

  • you are an Australian citizen or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa.

New Zealand citizens and other permanent visa holders are not eligible for FEE-HELP and must pay tuition fees up-front.

Students may borrow an amount up to value of the tuition fees charged for their course. However, over their lifetime, students will only be able to borrow a maximum of $108,232 (indexed). FEE-HELP can only be used to cover tuition fees for your course and cannot be used to cover other fees such as textbooks or accommodation.

Your offer of Admission will quote the full amount of tuition fees for your course. Students who accept an offer for a fee-paying course will be able to elect whether they wish to apply for FEE-HELP during enrolment.

For further information visit the FEE-HELP website.

* 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

SESSION

CAMPUS

SESSION DETAILS

2022 UOW College Autumn

UOW College Wollongong

Session: 28 February - 10 June

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 Autumn

UOW College South Western Sydney

Session: 28 February - 10 June

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

UOW College Wollongong, UOW College Online

Session: 27 June - 30 September

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

UOW College South Western Sydney

Session: 27 June - 30 September

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

UOW College Wollongong, UOW College South Western Sydney, UOW College Online

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

Upon successful completion of this course, you may progress to the following UOW courses:

Stream 1:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) - Nil credit offered; entry into 1st year
  • Bachelor of Communication and Media - Nil credit offered; entry into 1st year
  • Bachelor of Creative Arts - Nil credit offered; entry into 1st year
  • Bachelor of Education - The Early Years - Nil credit offered; entry into 1st year
  • Bachelor of Journalism - Nil credit offered; entry to 1st year
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science - Nil credit offered; entry into 1st year
  • Bachelor of Sport - Nil credit offered; entry into 1st year
  • Bachelor of Sustainable Communities - Nil credit offered; entry into 1st year

Stream 2:

  • Bachelor of Geography - Nil credit offered; entry into 1st year
  • Bachelor of Science - ASSH (All Specialisations) - Nil credit offered; entry into 1st year

Stream 3:

  • Bachelor of Mathematics Education - Nil credit offered; entry into 1st year **Must apply via UAC, on successful completion of the UOW College program.
  • Bachelor of Science - EIS (All Specialisations) - Nil credit offered; entry into 1st year
  • Bachelor of Medical and Radiation Physics - Nil credit offered; entry into 1st year
  • Bachelor of Mathematics (All Specialisations) - Nil credit offered; entry into 1st year

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