Study Abroad & Exchange

Academic Restrictions

Please note that some subjects have quotas or other restrictions. All enrolments are subject to sessional availability and satisfying of pre-requisites. If you have any questions regarding your study plan or subject selections please contact the UOW Office of Global Student Mobility (Student Central, Bld. 17) by phone to 02 4221 3170 or email to

Quotas or Restricted Subjects
Faculty of BusinessMust meet pre-requisites
Faculty of Engineering and Information SciencesMust meet pre-requisites
Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts

Must meet pre-requisites

School of the Arts, English and Media - 200 level and above are restricted to students majoring in the relevant study area- Visual Arts, Performance, Creative Writing etc. Due to quotas some subjects in the School of the Arts, English and Media  have limited spaces available to Study Abroad & Exchange students.

Faculty of Social Sciences

Must meet pre-requisites.

Education subjects have limited space for Study Abroad & Exchange students. Study Abroad & Exchange students CANNOT take the following classes*: EYPD102, EYPD201, EYLL302, EYFE301, EYTE401, EDPS111, EDPS201, EDPS301, EDPS401, EDPS402, EDPD304, EDPD306, EDPD404, EDPD405, EDPD406, EDPP302, EDPP301, EDPP403, EDPD101, EDPD202, EDPD301, EDPD401, EDPD402, EDPD100, EDPD201
*EDUP235/EDUP234/MEDI subjects are offered by SMAH
**For all subjects not listed an the general schedule, exchange students must be enrolled in an Education major at their home institution.

100 level Social Sciences subjects can be pre-approved by the Office of Global Student Mobility and therefore do not require Faculty pre-approval. All other subjects must be approved by the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health

Must meet pre-requisites

Nursing subjects are restricted to students who are nursing majors at their home university. 

Postgraduate Subjects (800/900 level subjects)Must provide proof of completion of an undergraduate degree

 If you wish to enrol in subjects that do not already have written approval from the OGSM please complete the Study Abroad & Exchange - Subject Addition Form and return to the Office of Global Student Mobility (Student Central, Bld 17) or via email to 

Last reviewed: 13 March, 2017