Located in the seaside city of Wollongong, New South Wales, some 80 kilometers south of Sydney, lies the public research institution known as the institution of Wollongong (abbreviated as UOW). In 2023, the institution had over 33,000 students enrolled (including over 12,300 foreign students), over 176,000 alumni, over 2,400 staff members, including 16 Distinguished professors, and over 2,400 students enrolled.
The University of Wollongong has grown into a multi-campus organization on both a national and international scale. The main campus of the university, located in Wollongong, covers an area of 82.4 hectares and has 94 permanent buildings. It is located on the original location, five kilometers north-west of the city center. As well as three Sydney campuses, including the UOW Sydney Business School, UOW Liverpool, and UOW Sutherland, there are regional university campuses in Bega, Batemans Bay, Moss Vale, and Shoalhaven. UOW has campuses outside of Australia in Dubai, Hong Kong, and places in Malaysia. Additionally, UOW has forged alliances with other institutions of higher learning abroad in China and Singapore.
Nine campuses make up the University of Wollongong in Australia.The university's main site, the Wollongong campus, is situated on the coast of New South Wales, 3 km from downtown Wollongong and 80 km from Sydney. The North Wollongong railway station, which opened in 1915 on the South Coast railway line, serves the area.The Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities, the Faculty of Business and Law, the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, and the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health are the four faculties that offer courses. On the Wollongong campus, there are over 2,400 staff members and close to 33,000 total students that attend classes. The campus also has student housing, conference facilities, food halls, supermarkets, cafés, restaurants, a bar, indoor sports facilities, a gymnasium, a swimming pool, and sports grounds in addition to the teaching and research buildings. UOW College is located on the Wollongong campus.
When you pursue a degree in science at UOW, you may participate in one of humanity's greatest endeavors. You will study about the physical linkages and biotic principles that regulate seas and the communities that depend on them while working in multidisciplinary teams to seek innovative solutions for the most pressing problems facing our oceans.
Marine science is the study of marine life, ocean governance, and oceanographic processes. Oceans sustain all forms of life and are essential for the provision of food, water, and medicines as well as for trade and transportation. Marine scientists look into the physical and biological makeup of the seas, how they affect human society, and how to manage environmental protection. Studies of oceans span both tropical and temperate ecosystems, from the coast to the high seas, from the top layers to the abyssal plains. The diverse NSW South Coast environment is a great setting for specialized marine training, and the UOW Bachelor of Marine Science makes use of it. In addition to the substantial laboratory-based learning you do during the course, this environment offers significant fieldwork possibilities.
You will gain knowledge of how to monitor, characterize, and experiment with coastal processes and biodiversity. You will also learn how to apply cutting-edge technology to assure the sustainable management of these habitats. Among the topics you will study are biodiversity, ecology, evolution, oceanography, sedimentology, coastal processes, geospatial analysis, environmental management, ocean policy, and other topics that are fundamental to your understanding of marine science. High-achieving students might explore the Honours degree in Marine Science if they plan to continue their education or pursue a job in research after graduation. Students can pursue their research goals and broaden their understanding of marine science with this one-year degree.
Tuition: $34032 per year
30% tuition fee reduction for the minimum duration of an eligible course
Academics: 2.8 GPA