Undergraduate Course Transfer Information

Current undergraduate students of the University are eligible to apply for transfer to a new course under the provisions of the General Course Rules.

For information on how to apply, consult the relevant School information below, and general information on the Course Transfer Information page.

Please submit your application with supporting documentation to askuow@uow.edu.au.

School Course Transfer Requirements

The minimum criteria for each course available in the School of Education are as follows:

CourseCourse CodeSessionMin. Credit PointsMin. WAM
B Education - The Early Years (on campus) 1816 Autumn 48 65
B Education - The Early Years (flexible) F1816 Autumn 48 65
B Education - The Early Years (Dean's Scholars) 1821 Autumn 48 80
B Mathematics Education 886 Autumn 48 65
B Mathematics Education (Dean's Scholar) 1822 Autumn 48 80
B Health & Physical Education 1810 Autumn 48 65
B Health & Physical Education (Dean's Scholar) 1823 Autumn 48 80
B Primary Education 371 Autumn 48 65
B Primary Education (Dean's Scholar) 1897 Autumn 48 80
B Science Education 887 Autumn 48 65
B Science Education (Dean's Scholar) 1825 Autumn 48 80

Additional Requirements

The School of Education has additional requirements for internal undergraduate transfers. Please refer to the information sheet (PDF, 259kb).

The minimum criteria for each course available in the School of Geography and Sustainable Communities are as follows:

CourseCourse CodeAutumnSpringMin. Credit PointsMin. WAM
B Geography 1708 Yes Yes 24 65
B Science (Human Geography or Land & Heritage Management) 1874 Yes Yes 24 65
B Science (Human Geography or Land & Heritage Management) (Dean's Scholar) 1876 Yes No 24 80
B Sustainable Communities 370 Yes Yes 24 65

 

The minimum criteria for each course available in the School of Health & Society are as follows:

CourseCourse CodeAutumnSpringMin. Credit PointsMin. WAM
B Public Health 1833 Yes Yes 24 65
B Public Health (Dean's Scholar) 367 Yes No 48 80
B Social Science 344
SH344
Yes Yes 24 65
B Social Science (Pathway to Primary Education)* Q344 Yes Yes 24 65
B Social Science (Dean's Scholar) 346 Yes No 24 80
B Social Work (Wollongong) 347 Yes No 24 65
B Social Work (Shoalhaven) SH347 Yes No 24 65

 

* Transfer to Q344 B Social Science (Pathway to Primary Education) allowable from 2020 for students entering Year 2 of the course, and from 2021 for students entering Year 3.

 

Bachelor of Social Work

Applicants are asked to complete the Course Transfer form and include the following documentation:

  • A one page covering letter stating why you want to undertake the degree and what you will bring to the profession;
  • A Curriculum Vitae, including any relevant volunteer experience or paid employment and contact details from a maximum of two referees.

Requests to change campus may be accepted for Spring session. New transfers into the course will only be accepted for Autumn session. Students may be required to attend an interview.

The minimum criteria for each course available in the School of Humanities and Social Inquiry are as follows:

CourseCourse CodeAutumnSpringMin. Credit PointsMin. WAM
Bachelor of Arts 702 Yes Yes 24 65
Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholar) 702_2 Yes No 48 82
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Communication and Media (Dean’s Scholar) 1789 Yes No 48 82
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of International Studies (Dean’s Scholar) 1818A Yes No 48 82
Bachelor of International Studies 1817 Yes Yes 24 65
Bachelor of International Studies (Dean’s Scholar) 323 Yes No 48 82
Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics 1870 Yes Yes 24 65
Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics (Dean’s Scholar) 1871 Yes No 48 82

 

 

The minimum criteria for each course available in the School of Liberal Arts are as follows:

CourseCourse CodeAutumnSpringMin. Credit PointsMin. WAM
Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation 3019 Yes No 48 82

Read course transfer information below for the Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation


Transferring into the Bachelor of Arts in Western Civilisation

Current students who are interested in transferring must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a full-time student
  • Have successfully completed two full sessions of study or 8 subjects; and
  • Achieved a WAM (Weighted Average Mark) of at least 82

Please Note:

  • All core subjects (WCIV prefix) totalling 96 credit points must be completed.
  • You may be eligible to receive credit for prior learning towards your chosen major or the non BAWICV side of a double degree. (this will be considered as part of your application)
  • *Students applying to transfer into a BAWCIV degree will not be eligible to apply for the UOW Ramsay Scholarship*

 Current students that meet the above criteria and wish to apply for a 2021 start will have two application pathways depending on timing:

  • Pathway 1: apply via the annual admission process in UAC Connect (applications open July 20 and close August 19, 2020), refer to the School of Liberal Arts website for more details
  • Pathway 2: any applications after 19 August 2020, current students may submit a course transfer application directly to the Head of Students askuow@uow.edu.au  along with the required application essay. Note: applicants who are considered beyond their initial application will be required to sit an interview either in person or remotely.

The minimum criteria for each course available in the School of the Arts, English and Media are as follows:

CourseCourse CodeAutumnSpringMin. Credit PointsMin. WAM
Bachelor of Creative Arts
840
Yes
No 24 65
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dean's Scholar)
840_2
Yes
No
48
82
Bachelor of Communication and Media
1706
Yes Yes 24 65
Bachelor of Communication and Media (Dean’s Scholar)
1707
Yes No 48 82
Bachelor of Communication and Media/Bachelor of International Studies (Dean’s Scholar)
1792
Yes No 48 82
Bachelor of Journalism
852
Yes
No 24 65
3005
Yes
No 24 65

# Students wanting to transfer into the Bachelor of Performance also need to attend an audition

The minimum criteria for each course available in the School of Psychology are as follows:

CourseCourse CodeAutumnSpringMin. Credit PointsMin. WAM
B Arts (Psychology) 708 Yes Yes 24 65
B Arts (Psychology) - B Commerce 703_1 Yes Yes 24 65
B Psychological Science 364 Yes Yes 24 65
B Psychological Science (Pathway to Primary Education)^ Q346 Yes Yes 24 65
B Psychological Science - B Commerce 365 Yes Yes 24 65
B Psychological Science - B Social Science 375 Yes Yes 24 65
B Psychology (Honours)* 354 Yes No 96 75

* Applications to transfer into the B Psychology (Honours) are only considered at the end of second year or after first session in third year. Further information can be found on the School of Psychology site.

^ Transfer to Q346 B Psychological Science (Pathway to Primary Education) allowable from 2020 for students entering Year 2 of the course, and from 2021 for students entering Year 3.