Course code: #742
These are mandatory and all come with course.
Join one of humanity’s greatest collective endeavours when you study a degree in science at UOW.
You will work with interdisciplinary teams to explore creative solutions for our world's biggest issues. You will learn about the science that underpins and advances societies globally.
How can scientific and technological advances increase the quality of our lives and guide our care of Earth’s complex systems? How does the scientific community respond to societal needs, natural hazards and global challenges?
On completion, you will be able to answer these questions and more as you enter this expansive and rewarding field.
What you will study
You'll benefit by learning from recognised and passionate leaders in this academically rigorous field.
You will learn the core fundamentals of science across practical and theoretical subjects in the first year of your degree before deciding which major/minor disciplines to focus on from the second year.
You will complete extensive professional experience throughout your degree, which allows you to learn by observation and apply your skills in the lab.
Throughout this degree, you will gain hands-on experience and make meaningful professional connections across the broader scientific community.
Marine science is the study of the ocean.
Marine scientists look into the biological nature and capacity of oceans, their impact on human society, and the conservation and environmental management of marine and coastal resources and regions.
They spend their time observing, defining and experimenting with coastal processes, biodiversity and climate change, as well as using emerging technologies to ensure the sustainable management of these environments.
|Cost of living||1 person||$7,344|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$13,000|
Due to the current impacts of COVID-19 on in-person testing centres, UOW is accepting Alternative English tests for 2022 intakes.
The requirements for accepting these tests are:
If you do not already meet the English requirements for your chosen course, you can complete an English course at UOW College Australia. UOW also recognises English language courses offered by some other colleges in Sydney.
A guide to the length of English course you may need to study is provided below. Please note that this table should only be considered a guide. Lower scores in Writing may mean that you'll need to study English for longer.
|Score at time of application||Estimated time required to reach IELTS entry score (weeks)|
* for students with 6.0 overall, but 5.5 in either reading or writing
# for students with 5.5 overall, but less than 5.0 in reading or writing
Foundation Studies is a university preparation course specifically designed for international students who have not completed secondary schooling, or who have not met the direct entry requirements for a UOW Bachelor degree.
The course involves a stream of subjects relevant to your chosen UOW degree. When you enrol in the program, you will be allocated to a relevant stream of study.
You will develop study skills and habits, including time management, essay writing, group work and presentation skills; and become familiar with the academic standards and expectations at university.
Successful completion of Foundation Studies provides guaranteed entry to most UOW undergraduate Bachelor degrees.
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