Undergraduate Admission Requirements To enrol in an undergraduate degree program you will need to meet the University’s minimum academic and English language requirements.
In some cases, you are able to apply for advanced standing, which can provide exemptions on the basis of work you have already completed at another recognised post-secondary institution.
Once enrolled, you can also sit for challenge tests to obtain exemptions from certain foundation level subjects. GCE A/AS/O-Level: Students must complete a minimum of 12 years of schooling and a School Leaving Certificate must be provided.
Students with a post-secondary Diploma need to obtain a GPA of 2.5 or higher with a grade of ‘C’ in English, Mathematics and Computers plus 60% in their High School Diploma. Students with qualifications other than those listed above are advised to contact the Student Recruitment and Admissions department at UOWD to determine their eligibility.
Students admitted on probation may enrol in and complete a maximum of three subjects in the first semester. To continue their enrolment at UOWD, a semester average score of 50% must be achieved in these subjects, with no fail grades. In some cases you may be credited with advanced standing (status/exemptions) on the basis of work you have already completed at another recognised post-secondary institution. If you are seeking advanced standing status, you will need to submit an official academic transcripts showing all courses studied and the grades obtained, syllabus details (including information on course content) for the courses you have successfully completed and an explanation of the grading system.
Students admitted with an English Language Test score equivalent to IELTS (Academic) 5.0 – 5.5 overall at the time of admission, are required to complete GED010 Academic Study Skills 1 (12 CP) in their first semester, in addition to a maximum of three additional subjects.Students admitted with an English Language Test score equivalent to or higher than IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in Reading and Writing at the time of admission are exempt from GED010 Academic Study Skills 1 (12 CP).
Bachelor of Engineering Placement Tests All Bachelor of Engineering students should complete two Engineering Placement Tests, one in Physics and one in Mathematics/Statistics. Passing a Placement Tests means you will not be required to take the corresponding remedial subject. A mark of 60% or above in the test will entitle the student to continue in year 1 subjects for Mathematics/statistics and Physics for the Bachelors of Engineering. Students who score lesser than 60% in the test would be required to enrol in remedial FSPD – Foundation Level Program courses to further strengthen their foundations in these subjects.