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.
The scientific study of the human mind, its operations, and how they affect behavior is known as psychology. The goal of psychological study is to pinpoint the mechanisms that underlie behavior in a variety of settings. Researchers' discoveries are used by psychologists to help us better understand our identities and how we think, feel, behave, and change. Psychologists are able to enhance wellness and comprehend psychological issues that people face by having a thorough awareness of various facets of human behavior. Clients of psychologists include individuals, couples, families, and organizations.
A three-year undergraduate program leads to the Bachelor of Psychological Science degree. You have the option of choosing to pursue additional psychology coursework with the goal of becoming a licensed psychologist or you may choose to pursue supplementary coursework in one of the many other disciplines offered at UOW in order to pursue alternative career paths that would benefit from having a background in psychology. Candidates for admission to the extra one-year Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) degree, a requirement for professional registration, should have a strong academic record and an expanded psychology major. You can become ready for a wide range of vocations in human resources, marketing, social research, work health and safety, and many more if you combine your studies with a second major or minor selections from Social Science, Arts, Commerce, or Science.
You will master the fundamentals of psychology, as well as research techniques and statistics, while pursuing this degree.
Additionally, you'll study the following subjects:
Tuition: $34080 per year
30% tuition fee reduction for the minimum duration of an eligible course
Academics: 2.8 GPA