You’ll take 16 U.S. credits (24 UOW units). Most courses are worth 6 or 8 UOW units.
UOW may request that you submit syllabi or an updated official transcript.
Study abroad students may only take courses at the main University of Wollongong campus.
The following area of study is restricted to major students only:
Transcripts must prove that the following prerequisites indicating semesters of full-time study in the appropriate discipline have been met:
Some courses are not available to Study Abroad students :
Refer to the credit translation scale below when selecting your courses:
|Australian University Credit Point Units||U.S. University Semester Hours of Credit|
|Australian Term||U.S. Equivalent|
|Faculty||School / College|
UOW study plan must be completed by:
The academic preferences form students submit to Arcadia prior to departure does not guarantee approval or enrollment in those courses. There is a drop/add period at the beginning of each semester that allows students to make changes to course enrollments. If you make any changes it is your responsibility to inform your home institution.
Additional course fees may be imposed by UOW for enrollment in certain studio and laboratory courses, field excursions or theater trips.
For studio art, graphic art, art media production, drama, dancing or music courses, you will need to submit a portfolio or audition tape to support your application. Submit a portfolio or audition tape on slides or a CD. Submit between 8-12 examples of your work. Portfolio is non-returnable.
The following information is vetted and provided by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) on the Electronic Database for Global Education (EDGE).
|7||High Distinction||85 – 100%||A|
|6||Distinction||75 – 84%||A|
|5||Credit||65 – 74%||B|
|4||Pass||50 – 64%||C|
|3||Conceded*||Pass(45 – 49%)||D|
|1-2||Failure||0 – 44%||F|
*Note: The Conceded grade is not offered by all institutions. Where a host institution uses the Conceded, Conceded Pass or Pass Conceded grade, a D will be issued. Where the host institution does not use Conceded, Conceded Pass or Pass Conceded grade, an F will be issued.