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16 & 17 June Postgraduate information sessions

Held across two days, these online sessions are a great way to get the information you need to make an informed decision about postgraduate study. There are sessions focused on specific courses or study areas, and a session on fees, study modes and student support. One-on-one consultations with advisors are also available.

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2021 subsidised graduate certificates

Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance

This course is for uni graduates. Applicants with managerial or professional experience in finance may also be considered for this program.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Applied Finance majoring in Financial Services, Investing or both; and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.

This graduate certificate can be studied online or on-campus at our Wollongong or Sydney CBD campus.

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Graduate Certificate in Business 

This course is for uni graduates and business professionals. Applicants with relevant employment experience may also be considered for this program.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Business and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.

This graduate certificate can be studied online or on-campus at our Wollongong or Sydney CBD campus.

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Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

This course is for uni graduates and business professionals.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Graduate Diploma in Business Administration or Master of Business Administration and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.

This graduate certificate can be studied online or on-campus at our Wollongong or Sydney CBD campus.

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Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

This course is for uni graduates and business management professionals. Applicants with relevant employment experience may also be considered for this program.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Business Analytics and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate. Students who enrol in this master's program after completing this graduate certificate will also receive the government fee subsidy for the master's subjects.

This graduate certificate can be studied online or on-campus at our Wollongong or Sydney CBD campus.

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Graduate Certificate in Digital Marketing & Data Analytics

This course is for uni graduates. Applicants with other tertiary academic qualifications of at least 3 years full-time, plus 3 years of full-time professional experience in a business context will also be considered. Applicants with other tertiary qualifications with a least 5 years of relevant full-time professional work experience can also be considered.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Digital Marketing and Data Analytics, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Marketing and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.

This Graduate Certificate can be studied in a flexible online mode which includes a mix of online and on-campus classes. Students can opt to attend on-campus classes at our UOW Wollongong or Sydney CBD campus, or choose to attend their classes remotely online. 

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Graduate Certificate in Forensic Accounting

This course is for uni graduates.  Applicants with 3 years’ full-time managerial or professional work experience in accounting or related a field will also be considered.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be awarded a UOW Graduate Certificate in Forensic Accounting qualification.

This Graduate Certificate can be studied in a flexible online mode which includes a mix of online and on-campus classes. Students can opt to attend on-campus classes at our UOW Wollongong or Sydney CBD campus, or choose to attend their classes remotely online. 

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Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

This course is for uni graduates and business professionals. Applicants with relevant employment experience may also be considered for this program.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Human Resource Management and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.

This graduate certificate can be studied online or on-campus at our Wollongong or Sydney CBD campus.

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Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

This course is for uni graduates and business professionals. Applicants with other employment experience may also be considered for this program.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.

This graduate certificate can be studied online or on-campus at our Wollongong or Sydney CBD campus.

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Graduate Certificate in Marketing

This course is for uni graduates and business professionals. Applicants with relevant employment experience may also be considered for this program.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Marketing, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Marketing and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.

This graduate certificate can be studied online or on-campus at our Wollongong or Sydney CBD campus.

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Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting

This course is for uni graduates. Applicants with employment experience in accounting may also be considered for this program.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Professional Accounting and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.

This graduate certificate can be studied online or on-campus at our Wollongong or Sydney CBD campus.

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Graduate Certificate in Project Leadership & Management

This course is for uni graduates. Applicants with other tertiary academic qualifications of at least 3 years full-time, plus 3 years of full-time professional experience in a business context will also be considered. Applicants with other tertiary qualifications with a least 5 years of relevant full-time professional work experience can also be considered.

Upon successful completion of this course, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Project Management and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.

This Graduate Certificate can be studied in a flexible online mode which includes a mix of online and on-campus classes. Students can opt to attend on-campus classes at our UOW Wollongong or Sydney CBD campus, or choose to attend their classes remotely online. 

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Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Supply Chain Management

This course is for uni graduates. Applicants with other tertiary academic qualification of at least 3 years full-time, plus 3 years full-time professional experience in a business context will also be considered. Applicants with other tertiary qualifications with at least 5 years of relevant full-time professional work experience can also be considered.

Upon successful completion of this course, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Supply Chain Management and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.  

This Graduate Certificate can be studied in a flexible online mode which includes a mix of online and on-campus classes. Students can opt to attend on-campus classes at our UOW Wollongong or Sydney CBD campus, or choose to attend their classes remotely online. 

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Graduate Certificate in Autism

The course is for uni graduates. Applicants with other relevant qualifications and related professional experience may also be considered for this program.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Autism, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Autism or the Master of Education (Interdisciplinary Studies) and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate

This graduate certificate is offered online only (no on-campus option available)

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Graduate Certificate in Education

This course is for graduates holding a degree in education or teaching.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Education, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Education and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.

This graduate certificate can be studied online or on-campus at our Wollongong campus.

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Graduate Certificate in TESOL

For uni graduates who hold a teaching qualification. Applicants with relevant professional experience may also be considered for this program.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in TESOL, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Education and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.

This graduate certificate can be studied online or on-campus at our Wollongong campus.

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Graduate Certificate in Engineering

This course is for uni graduates who hold a Bachelor of Engineering. 

Students can choose a specialisation in either Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications, Civil, Mining, Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Management.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Engineering, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Engineering aligned with the specialisation they have completed. Students will receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.

This graduate certificate is offered online only (no on-campus option available).

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Graduate Certificate in Radiography

This course is for uni graduates holding a degree in health, medicine, science or engineering.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will graduate with a UOW Graduate Certificate in Radiography.

This Graduate Certificate includes both online and on-campus subjects. All students will be required to attend the UOW Wollongong campus for the face-to-face components of their study.

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Graduate Certificate in Dementia Care

This course is for uni graduates holding a health-related bachelor degree. Applicants with recognised professional qualifications may also be considered for this program.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Dementia Care, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Science (Person Centred Dementia Care) and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the Graduate Certificate.

This Graduate Certificate is offered online only (no on-campus option available).

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Graduate Certificate in Gerontology and Rehabilitation Studies

This course is for uni graduates holding a health-related bachelor degree. Applicants with recognised professional qualifications may also be considered for this program.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Dementia Care, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Science (Leadership in Gerontology and Rehabilitation) and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the Graduate Certificate.

This Graduate Certificate is offered online only (no on-campus option available).

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Graduate Certificate in Health Analytics

This course is for uni graduates holding a degree in health, medicine, science or IT. Applicants with relevant work experience will also be considered.

Upon successful completion of this course, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Health Informatics and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.

This Graduate Certificate is offered online only (no on-campus option available).

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Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Trauma Recovery Practice

This course is for applicants who hold a recognised diploma, degree, graduate certificate. Or in the absence of formal qualifications, provide evidence of professional equivalence that demonstrates experience working within Indigenous communities.

The Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Trauma Recovery practice is a six-month program that is delivered online including some compulsory live online activities throughout the course.

The session commences on Monday 14 June 2021.

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Graduate Certificate in Medical & Health Leadership

This course is for uni graduates who hold a relevant bachelor degree, and a minimum of two years working within the health sector. 

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Medical and Health Leadership, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Medical and Health Leadership and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the Graduate Certificate.

This Graduate Certificate is offered online only (no on-campus option available).

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Graduate Certificate in Nursing

This course is for Registered Nurses.

Upon successful completion of this program, students will graduate with a UOW Graduate Certificate in Nursing qualification.

This Graduate Certificate includes both online and on-campus subjects. All students will be required to attend campus for the face-to-face components of their study.

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Graduate Certificate in Radiography

This course is for uni graduates holding a degree in health, medicine, science or engineering.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will graduate with a UOW Graduate Certificate in Radiography.

This Graduate Certificate includes both online and on-campus subjects. All students will be required to attend the UOW Wollongong campus for the face-to-face components of their study.

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Graduate Certificate in Strength and Conditioning

This course is for uni graduates holding a bachelor degree in the field of exercise science. Applicants holding an AQF Level 4 qualification in a related field are also eligible to be considered.

Upon successful completion of this program, students will graduate with a UOW Graduate Certificate in Strength and Conditioning.

This Graduate Certificate is offered online only (no on-campus option available).

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Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

This course is for uni graduates and business management professionals. Applicants with relevant employment experience may also be considered for this program.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Business Analytics and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.

This graduate certificate can be studied online or on-campus at our Wollongong or Sydney CBD campus.

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Graduate Certificate in Computing

For course is for uni graduates only.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Computer Science or the Master of Information Technology and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the Graduate Certificate.

This Graduate Certificate can be studied online or on-campus at Wollongong.

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Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

This course is for uni graduates. Applicants holding a VET qualification in Networking or Cyber Security with full-time relevant employment experience, and applicants with 3 years full-time equivalent managerial or professional work experience or 7 years general work experience may also be considered for this course.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will graduate with a UOW Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security.

This Graduate Certificate is offered online only (no on-campus option available).

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Graduate Certificate in Health Analytics

This course is for uni graduates holding a degree in health, medicine, science or IT. Applicants with relevant work experience will also be considered.

Upon successful completion of this course, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Health Informatics and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.

This Graduate Certificate is offered online only (no on-campus option available).

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Graduate Certificate in Principles of Data Science

This course is for uni graduates holding a degree containing subjects in quantitative methods or any degree in combination with at least two years of experience in a data science or data analytics role.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will graduate with a UOW Graduate Certificate in Principles of Data Science.

This Graduate Certificate is offered online only (no on-campus option available).

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Graduate Certificate in Radiography

This course is for uni graduates holding a degree in health, medicine, science or engineering.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will graduate with a UOW Graduate Certificate in Radiography.

This Graduate Certificate includes both online and on-campus subjects. All students will be required to attend the UOW Wollongong campus for the face-to-face components of their study.

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Graduate Certificate in Law of the Sea

This course is for uni graduates.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Law of the Sea, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Laws and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.

This graduate certificate can be studied online or on-campus at the UOW Innovation Campus in Wollongong.

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Graduate Certificate in Maritime Studies

This course is for uni graduates or applicants with related professional experience.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be awarded the UOW Graduate Certificate in Maritime Studies qualification.

This graduate certificate can be studied online or on-campus at the UOW Innovation Campus in Wollongong.

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Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion

This course is for uni graduates. Applicants with at least two years of professional experience in a related area may also be considered for this program.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Health Promotion, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Public Health and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.

This graduate certificate can be studied online or on-campus at our Wollongong campus.

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Graduate Certificate in Public Health

This course is for uni graduates. Applicants with at least two years of professional experience in a related area may also be considered for this program.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Public Health, students may graduate with this qualification or enrol in the UOW Master of Public Health and receive credit for the four subjects completed within the graduate certificate.

This graduate certificate can be studied online or on-campus at our Wollongong campus.

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Graduate Certificate in Radiography

This course is for uni graduates holding a degree in health, medicine, science or engineering.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will graduate with a UOW Graduate Certificate in Radiography.

This Graduate Certificate includes both online and on-campus subjects. All students will be required to attend the UOW Wollongong campus for the face-to-face components of their study.

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2021 subsidised undergraduate certificates

UOW’s Undergraduate Certificates are offered by UOW College Australia and incorporated into our Diploma programs. These 14-week programs are recognised by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and provide entry (on successful completion) into the relevant Diploma with 24 credit points awarded.

The Undergraduate Certificate in Business is nested within the Diploma of Business, providing students with guaranteed entry* (on successful completion) into the Diploma of Business with 24 credit points towards the 48 credit point Diploma award.

Students are provided with a range of learning experiences and opportunities in discipline-based subjects including marketing, accounting, management and finance, at the tertiary level. This introduction to technical skills, knowledge and capabilities prepares students for further study and employment in the field of Business.

*Guaranteed entry into the Diploma of Business is subject to achieving 50% in all subjects.

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The Undergraduate Certificate in Engineering is nested within the Diploma of Engineering, providing students with guaranteed* entry (on successful completion) into the Diploma of Engineering with 24 credit points towards the 48 credit point Diploma award.

This Certificate provides a program of study involving students in first-year Engineering subjects, but with additional levels of support that enhance their opportunity to succeed. Students are provided with a range of experiences and opportunities to engage with core engineering disciplines, including maths and physics, at the tertiary level.

The course also provides students with a broad educational and skills base as preparation for a variety of entry-level positions in industries and businesses requiring engineering knowledge and aptitudes.

*Guaranteed entry into the Diploma of Engineering is subject to achieving 50% in all subjects.

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The Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology is nested within the Diploma of Information Technology, providing students with guaranteed* entry (on successful completion) into the Diploma of Information Technology with 24 credit points towards the 48 credit point Diploma award.

This Certificate provides students with knowledge, technical skills and capabilities to prepare them for further studies and for employment in the Information Technology industry. Students are provided with a range of experiences and opportunities to engage with core aspects of Information Technology, including programming, systems analysis, networks and web technologies, at the tertiary level.

*Guaranteed entry into the Diploma of Information Technology is subject to achieving 50% in all subjects.

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The Undergraduate Certificate in Medical and Health Sciences is nested within the Diploma of Medical and Health Sciences, providing students with guaranteed* entry (on successful completion) into the Diploma of Medical and Health Sciences with 24 credit points towards the 48 credit point Diploma award.

This Certificate offers a comprehensive foundation in chemical and biological sciences where students gain an understanding of applied sciences, including the anatomical, molecular and physiological processes of human health and function. Students are provided with a range of learning experiences and opportunities in science discipline-based subjects including experiences of working in UOW's science laboratories and dedicated tutorials to prepare them for success in their university studies.

*Guaranteed entry is subject to the student meeting UOW progression requirements. 

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The Undergraduate Certificate in Science is nested within the Diploma of Science, providing students with guaranteed* entry (on successful completion) into the Diploma of Science with 24 credit points towards the 48 credit point Diploma award.

This Certificate provides students with a pathway into the study of sciences at the university level. Students are provided with a range of learning experiences and opportunities in discipline-based subjects including biology, chemistry, and earth sciences, at the tertiary level. Students are provided with dedicated support tutorials to prepare them for success in their university studies.

*Guaranteed entry into the Diploma of Science is subject to achieving 50% in all subjects.

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UOW offers a wide range of Commonwealth supported postgraduate degrees, including full Master's programs. If you apply for a fee supported course you are not required to submit additional paperwork to receive a supported offer, as your eligibility will be automatically considered.

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