The Commerce - Dean’s Scholar at University of Wollongong offers a challenging and enriched educational experience for high-achieving students who want to perform above the level normally expected.  The Degree also encourages students to continue their studies through the completion of Honours and research degrees. As a Dean's Scholar you can graduate with any major you choose.

Overview

The Commerce - Dean’s Scholar at University of Wollongong will allow you to gain transferable skills with research application, including presentation, research process and team working skills. Current Business students may apply for course transfer to the Dean's Scholar program following completion of one year (48 credit points) of study. Entry is based on academic merit and meeting eligibility requirements.

Why choose this course

UOW Business students experience a modern curriculum that does not merely teach business theory, but applies it to everyday business contexts. We develop professionals, managers and business leaders with critical thinking skills who will succeed in their chosen fields.

You have the opportunity to gain practical, real-world experience and make professional connections that will help launch your career, including the opportunity to participate in our Business Internship program, which could see you partnered with industry leaders such as KPMG, Mercer, NAB and Accor Hotels. 

The Faculty of Business is a signatory to the Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME), a global initiative of the United Nations. The PRME endorses institutions that champion responsible management education, research and thought leadership. 

Career opportunities

  • Auditor
  • Banker
  • Analyst
  • Financial controller
  • Accountant
  • Policy advisor
  • Business adviser
  • OHS officer
  • HR manager consultant
  • Stock broker
  • Insurance broker
  • Fund manager
  • Exporter/importer
  • Public relations coordinator
  • Market researcher
  • Advertising executive
  • Brand/product manager

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Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, University of Wollongong (UOW) is a large coeducational higher education institution. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are not accepted for this course; eligible candidates will be identified by an internal selection process.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Fundamentals In Society
  • Principles of Responsible Business
  • Statistics for Business
  • Economic Essentials for Business
  • Introductory Principles of Finance
  • Introduction to Management
  • Marketing Principles
  • Business Oriented Information Systems
  • Accounting In Organisations
  • Economics and Society
  • Business Communications
  • Integrative Research Capstone

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

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General Requirements

  • Admission to the Dean's Scholar degree is competitive. 
  • Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia. Assessment of eligibility may also involve participation in an interview process.
  • CRICOS: 081887G

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30240 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 90720 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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All domestic undergraduate students holding Australian or New Zealand citizenship or holders of an Australian permanent visa (including Humanitarian) living in Australia are eligible for a CSP.

Living costs

  • Sydney, Australia

    1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Wollongong, Australia

    1600 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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