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Undergraduate course

Diploma of Science Fast Track

UOW College Australia

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The University of Wollongong is following advice from the NSW Department of Health with regards to COVID-19 study arrangements.

This course is delivered by UOW College Australia.

The Diploma of Science Fast Track provides students with access to the university experience within a supported context. Students are provided with a range of experiences and opportunities to engage with key disciplinary areas including biology, chemistry and earth sciences, with dedicated support tutorials to support their success.

The diploma provides pathways for entry into the second year of a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Wollongong (UOW), with specified credit of up to 48 credit points for subjects in the compulsory core components of this degree.

Areas of study

Biodiversity and environment, biological sciences, chemistry, climate change, Earth sciences, mathematics.

Career opportunities

Biological scientist, biochemist, chemist, conservation biologist, ecologist, environmental assessor, geologist, geochemist, population analyst, regional planner.

Fees and charges

Refer to UOW College current fee information.

Admission criteria

Applicants with recent secondary education

Selection rank: The guaranteed selection rank for entry to the Diploma of Science is 60.00. If this ATAR entry requirement is not met, a course eligibility assessment will be conducted based on HSC subject results.

Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study

If you have completed an AQF Certificate IV, AQF Diploma or AQF Advanced Diploma you will be considered for admission to this course. Your grades will be converted to a selection rank in order for us to assess whether you meet the minimum selection rank.

Further information

View all details of this course on the UOW website.

ATAR profile

ATAR-based offers only (semester 1, 2020)

2021 data not yet provided by the institution.

Use all ATAR profile data as a guide only; it provides a broad overview of the ATARs and selection ranks of previous Year 12 students admitted into that course. ATARs and selection ranks required for entry in 2022 may be different. If you are unsure about including a course among your preferences, contact the relevant institution.

  1. This ATAR profile table is in line with Commonwealth Government transparency requirements. It is based on offers to recent school leavers (ie completed Year 12 in the last 2 years) who were selected solely or partly on their ATAR. Note that some institutions further differentiate this information on their websites.
  2. The ATAR values exclude any adjustment factors.
  3. The selection ranks include the ATAR and any adjustment factors.


– = data is not available.
<5 = less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made.
N/A = no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.
NC = new course
NP = Not provided by institution
NR = No reportable profile
NS = No Semester 1 offers
NN = Unavailable (other)
NO = Entry on other criteria

Student profile

Course updates
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