Course transfers

Course Transfer Information

Current students of the University are eligible to apply for transfer to a new course under the 'Variation of Course' provision.

Applications should be made using the Undergraduate Course Transfer form or the Postgraduate Course Transfer form and be accompanied by any additional documentation required for the course, see the relevant course in the below section.

Applications should be submitted after the release of results for the session prior to transfer.

Completed forms to be lodged with Student Central

Students seeking transfer prior to the completion of 24 credit points should contact the Future Students team.

Note: Not all courses open for application in each semester. See School sections below.

Course Transfer Requirements

Course you wish to transfer toTransferring from another SMAH courseTransferring from another Faculty
Bachelor of Bionanotechnology (Honours) Completion of 48 credit points and an average of 70 or above  Appropriate science background; completion of 48 credit points and an average of 70 or above
Bachelor of Bionanotechnology (Honours) (Dean's Scholar) Completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above
Bachelor of Medical Biotechnology (Honours) Completion of 48 credit points and an average of 70 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 48 credit points and an average of 70 or above
Bachelor of Medical Biotechnology (Honours) (Dean's Scholar) Completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above
Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry (Honours) Completion of 48 credit points and an average of 70 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 48 credit points and an average of 70 or above
Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry (Honours) (Dean's Scholar) Completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above
Bachelor of Science (Bionanotechnology) Completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above
Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) Completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above
Bachelor of Science (Medical Biotechnology) Completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above
Bachelor of Science (Medicinal Chemistry) Completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above
Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Dean's Scholar)(Chemistry)  Completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above
Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Dean's Scholar) (Geology) Completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above
Master of Medical Biotechnology Completion of one subject in current post-grad course. See Head of School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience.  Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only. 
Master of Medicinal Chemistry Completion of one subject in current post-grad course. See Head of School of Chemistry and Molecular Bioscience.. Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only. 
Course you wish to transfer toTransferring from another SMAH courseTransferring from another Faculty
Bachelor of Conservation Biology (Honours) Completion of 48 credit points and an average of 70 or above  Appropriate science background; completion of 48 credit points and an average of 70 or above
Bachelor of Conservation Biology (Honours) (Dean's Scholar) Completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above
Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours) Completion of 48 credit points and an average of 70 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 48 credit points and an average of 70 or above
Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours) (Dean's Scholar) Completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above
Bachelor of Marine Science Completion of 48 credit points and an average of 70 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 48 credit points and an average of 70 or above
Bachelor of Marine Science (Honours) Completion of 48 credit points and an average of 70 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 48 credit points and an average of 70 or above
Bachelor of Marine Science (Honours) (Dean's Scholar) Completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above
Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences) Completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above
Bachelor of Science (Conservation Biology) Completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above
Bachelor of Science (Environment) Completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above
Bachelor of Science (Geology) Completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above
Bachelor of Science (Physical Geography and Environmental Geosciences) Completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above
Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Dean's Scholar)(Biological Sciences)  Completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above
Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Dean's Scholar) (Geology) Completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above
Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Dean's Scholar) (Physical Geography and Environmental Geosciences) Completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 72 credit points and WAM 7 of 85 or above
Master of Conservation Biology Completion of one subject in current post-grad course. See Head of School of Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences.   Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only. 
Master of Earth and Environmental Sciences Completion of one subject in current post-grad course. See Head of School of Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences. Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only. 
Course you wish to transfer toTransferring from another SMAH courseTransferring from another Faculty
Bachelor of Exercise Science Completion of 24 credit points and a credit average (preferably science-based subjects) or ATAR for entry into the course (78). Can only commence Autumn session unless transferring from Bachelor of Exercise Science and Rehabilitation. Completion of 24 credit points and a credit average (preferably science-based subjects) or ATAR for entry into the course (78). Can only commence in Autumn session.
Bachelor of Exercise Science and Rehabilitation  For Bachelor of Exercise Science students only - completion of 24 credit points and a high distinction/distinction average or ATAR for entry into the course (94). All other students should apply for a transfer into the Bachelor of Exercise Science Cannot transfer into 4 year course. Students should apply to transfer into the Bachelor of Exercise Science.
Bachelor of Health Science (Indigenous) Completion of 24 credit points and a credit average or ATAR for entry into the course (70). Completion of 24 credit points and a credit average or ATAR for entry into the course (70). 
Bachelor of Medical and Health Sciences Completion of 24 credit points and a credit average or ATAR for entry into the course (82). Completion of 24 credit points and a credit average or ATAR for entry into the course (82).
Bachelor of Medical and Health Sciences (Honours) (Dean's Scholar) Transfers into this course are offered directly to Bachelor of Medical and Health Sciences students by the Academic Program Director. All other SMAH students should apply to transfer into the Bachelor of Medical and Health Sciences. Cannot transfer into 4 year course. Students should apply to transfer into the Bachelor of Medical and Health Sciences.
Bachelor of Nutrition Science Completion of 24 credit points and a credit average or ATAR for entry into the course (78). Completion of 24 credit points and a credit average or ATAR for entry into the course (78).
Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours)  Transfers into this course are offered directly to Bachelor of Nutrition Science students by the Academic Program Director. All other SMAH students should apply to transfer into the Bachelor of Nutrition Science. Cannot transfer into 4 year course. Students should apply to transfer into the Bachelor of Nutrition Science.
Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) (Dean's Scholar)  Transfers into this course are offered directly to Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) students by the Academic Program Director. All other students should apply to transfer into the Bachelor of Nutrition Science  Cannot transfer into 4 year course. Students should apply to transfer into the Bachelor of Nutrition Science. 
Bachelor of Pre-Medicine, Science and Health Completion of 48 credits points and WAM 7 of 75 or above. Can only commence in Autumn Session. Completion of 48 credits points and WAM 7 of 75 or above. Can only commence in Autumn Session.
Graduate Certificate in Strength and Conditioning Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only. Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only.
Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology Completion of one subject in current post-grad course. See Academic Program Director. Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only.
Master of Nutrition and Dietetics Completion of one subject in current post-grad course. See Academic Program Director. Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only.

English Requirements

Before you can start studying to become a registered nurse, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council requires you to demonstrate a high level of English proficiency. To be eligible for an offer you must declare one of the following:

  1. You will have completed six years of schooling - including at least two years of secondary school - in English in one of the following countries: Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, United States, Canada, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom. OR
  2. You have undertaken/will undertake an English language proficiency test accepted for entry to this course preference in ONE sitting within two years before the course start date (minimum test results as outlined under English Language requirements).
Course you wish to transfer toTransferring from another SMAH courseTransferring from another Faculty
Bachelor of Nursing

 Completion of 24 cp and at least a credit average (preferable science-based subjects) or ATAR entry into the course. Transfers to this course are competitive and not guaranteed due to limited places. Bachelor of Nursing Transfer Applications for Autumn 2021 must be submitted by Sunday 3rd January 2021. Students will be notified the outcome mid-January 2021.

Note: International students can only study this course at Wollongong and South Western Sydney campuses and must meet the English language requirements for this course. 

Completion of 24 cp and at least a credit average (preferable science-based subjects) or ATAR entry into the course. Transfers to this course are competitive and not guaranteed due to limited places. Bachelor of Nursing Transfer Applications for Autumn 2021 must be submitted by Sunday 3rd January 2021. Students will be notified the outcome mid-January 2021.

Note: International students can only study this course at Wollongong and South Western Sydney campuses and must meet the English language requirements for this course. 

Bachelor of Nursing (Conversion) Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only. Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only.
Graduate Certificate in Dementia Care Completion of one subject in current post-grad course. Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only.
Graduate Certificate in Gerontology and Rehabilitation Studies Completion of one subject in current post-grad course. Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only.
Graduate Certificate in Medical and Health Leadership Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only. Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only.
Graduate Certificate in Nursing Completion of one subject in current post-grad course. Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only.
Master of Nursing Completion of one subject in current post-grad course. Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only.
Master of Nursing International International students - Completion of one subject in current post-grad course. Domestic students cannot transfer into this course. Students enrolled in this course at Wollongong campus cannot transfer to the South Western Sydney campus. Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only.
Master of Science (Dementia Care) Completion of one subject in current post-grad course. Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only.
Master of Science (Leadership in Gerontology and Rehabilitation) Completion of one subject in current post-grad course. Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only.
Course you wish to transfer toTransferring from another SMAH courseTransferring from another Faculty
Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Arts Completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above

Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Commerce

(Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Business from 2022)

Completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above Appropriate science background; completion of 48 credit points and an average of 50 or above
Graduate Certificate of Biofabrication Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only. Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only.
Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only. Cannot transfer into this course. Direct applications only.
Master of Global Science and Management Current enrolment in Master of Medicinal Chemistry, Master of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Master of Conservation Biology or Master of Medical Biotechnology. Cannot transfer into this course.