Progression to UOW

Progression to UOW

Discover your Pathway to UOW today.

View our range of pathway programs, diplomas and certificates that allow progression to university upon successful completion of all units of competency.

For high-demand courses where there is no guaranteed pathway from our Academic Courses, please refer to our Alternative Pathways to High-Demand Courses below.

Entry Requirements

Higher Education Diplomas

Students must satisfy the relevant progression requirements for the Diploma in which they are enrolled.

See Academic Subjects & Progression for detailed information.

University Entrance Certificate and Step to UOW Program*

Students must satisfy the progression requirements for each subject for their stream of study.

See Academic subjects and progression here.

University Access Program*

Students must complete the three subjects of their program and achieve the average mark required of them for their UOW degree (add the three results together and divide by 3).  Students may also need to achieve a minimum grade in a particular subject such as 60% in Language and Literacy.

See Academic subjects and progression here

Foundation Studies Program

Foundation Studies Extended students must achieve an average mark of 50% in their first session, and pass at least 3 of 4 subjects.  Students who are to study Advanced Maths in second session must achieve a minimum grade of 60% in Academic Skills Maths.  Students must then satisfy the progression requirements for each subject for their stream of study. 

See Academic subjects and progression here.

English Language Programs

You can progress from an English language course at UOW College to a UOW degree by completing a direct entry language course such as English for Tertiary Studies. Alternatively you can undertake an IELTS or other approved examination to demonstrate that you have met the University's English language requirements. See the University's English requirements for entry to undergraduate and post-graduate programs.

*Domestic students only

 

Career-Ready Qualifications

Upon satisfactory completion of all units of competency within your Vocational course, students are eligible to apply for specific University of Wollongong degrees. Students studying a Diploma-level qualification may be eligible to apply for credit on the basis of Faculty assessment.

Please refer to Course Finder for eligibility requirements prior to choosing your Vocational course to ensure that it can be used as a pathway to your preferred Bachelor program.

Diplomas Progression To uow

Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

48 credit points – equivalent to the first year in the Bachelor Education - The Early Years

Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled Division 2)

See progression to UOW here

Diploma of Human Resource Management*

24 credit points – equivalent to 1 session in the Bachelor

Diploma of Leadership and Management*

24 credit points – equivalent to 1 session in the Bachelor

Diploma of Marketing*

24 credit points – equivalent to 1 session in the Bachelor

Diploma of Legal Services

48 credit points – equivalent to the first year in the Bachelor of Arts 

Diploma of Project Management*

24 credit points – equivalent to 1 session in the Bachelor

Please note that it is the student's responsibility to apply for the above credit transfers into their respective Bachelor degrees.  

certificates iv programs PROGRESSION TO UOW
Certificate IV in Aged Care 
Eligible to apply for some Bachelor programs or UOW College Diploma-level qualifications.
Certificate IV in Business 
Guaranteed entry to the first year in the Bachelor of Business OR Bachelor of Commerce. Eligible to apply for some Bachelor programs or UOW College Diploma-level qualifications.
Certificate IV in Community Services Work
Eligible to apply for some Bachelor programs or UOW College Diploma-level qualifications.
Certificate IV in Leadership and Management 
Eligible to apply for some Bachelor programs or UOW College Diploma-level qualifications.
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
Eligible to apply for some Bachelor programs or UOW College Diploma-level qualifications.
Certificate IV in Fitness
Eligible to apply for Diploma of Fitness at UOW College, some Bachelor programs at UOW or any UOW College Diploma-level qualifications listed above.

Please refer to Course Finder for eligibility criteria.

*Domestic students only.

 

Alternative Pathways to High-Demand Courses

Due to high demand or higher entry requirements for certain degrees, the College cannot provide progression into all degrees. If you’re interested in gaining admission to a degree which does not have a pathway from the College, you should seek advice from UOW Future Students:

UOW Future Students
Email: futurestudents@uow.edu.au
Phone: 1300 367 869 (+61 2 4221 3218)
Location: Building 36, Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm

You can apply for your preferred Bachelor program at UOW either through an Online Application on the UOW website. Undergraduate programs in the School of Nursing and School of Education must be lodged via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) website prior to the closing date for your course. To see a full list of University of Wollongong degrees and their entry requirements please refer to Course Finder.

 

Moving from UOW College to UOW

Guaranteed Pathway Programs 

UOW College results will be released on SOLS at the end of week 15 of session. These are results for individual subjects. Detailed progression to UOW requirements for each pathway course is available at the Progression Page. UOW Future Students automatically receives all UOW College results so there is no need to bring your results to the office.

If you meet the requirements for your UOW degree, UOW Future Students will remove the College condition from your UOW offer so that you can enrol at UOW. You will not receive a new offer letter.

To enrol online in your UOW offer, go to the Get Started page. 

What do I do if I have not met requirements for UOW? 

If you have not met the requirements but still would like to study at UOW, you may need to repeat one or more subjects in your College course. Please contact a UOW College Student Advisor about your options. You can make an appointment to see an Advisor at UOW College Reception or by calling reception on (02 4252 8803. Alternatively, you can e-mail any queries to an Advisor at college-advisor@uow.edu.au.

The Student Advisor will also be able to assist you should you wish to defer your UOW course. 

Further Information 

For further information and to discuss your Alternative Pathway to Higher Demand Courses or any of the programs available at the UOW College, please contact UOW Future Students via the below information:

UOW Future Students
Email: futurestudents@uow.edu.au
Phone: 1300 367 869 (+61 2 4221 3218)
Location: Building 36, Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm

To speak to a UOW College or a University staff member call the UOW switchboard on (02) 4221 3555.  

Last reviewed: 24 July, 2018