Special Requirements

Special requirements 

The postgraduate courses listed below have additional special entry requirements. Applications will not be assessed if these requirements are not fulfilled.  For more information, please refer to the UOW CourseFinder.

Doctor of Business Administration

DBA applicants must provide a summary of professional experience and demonstrate their ability to access appropriate industry sectors to meet research requirements. Applicants will also be required to attend an interview and submit a 2000-word research proposal.

Master of Business Administration /Master of Business Administration Advanced

Applicants must show evidence of three years' full-time relevant professional or managerial experience as outlined in Section 5 of the Postgraduate coursework application form. Relevant professional experience must be supervisory or managerial in nature.  Additionally, students must provide a one-page Statement of Motivation.  Please refer to the CourseFinder for more information.

Master of Teaching

Visit the School of Education for information about how to apply for the Master of Teaching. 

Master of Professional Psychology (formerly graduate Diploma in Professional Psychology)

Places in this course are limited.  Entry is competitive and based on academic merit and personal suitability. 

Applicants must complete an additional supplementary information form, personal statement form and referee reports from at least two referees.  Applicants must also complete an interview with a panel prior to being offered a place.  For information on how to apply, please visit the Psychology School's website.  Here you will find step by step instructions and additional supporting documentation required to complete your application.  

Applicants who completed their undergraduate study at an institution other than UOW will need to indicate whether their degree is complete and enclose a transcript of their university results to date. Results received following submission of an application should be forwarded to the Psychology School immediately.

Nutrition & Dietetics/Exercise Science/Rehabilitation/some Nursing degrees

The NSW Health Department requires all staff, including students undertaking clinical placements, who are in positions dealing with children and patients vulnerable by reason of health status, to undergo a criminal record clearance prior to employment or placement in any capacity in the NSW Health System. This clearance will be conducted by the NSW Police Service and will be coordinated by NSW Health following enrolment. International students are required to provide an official criminal record clearance, in English, from their home country prior to arrival in Australia.

Once enrolled, nursing students will be required to determine their immunity status for a number of infectious diseases. Students may need to undertake a course of vaccinations.

Last reviewed: 26 September, 2017