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University of Wollongong (UoW)

  • THE rank of 16 in Australia
  • QS rank of 10 in Australia
  • THE global rank of 83 for law
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Key Info

  • Main campus: Wollongong, New South Wales
  • Student population: 17,500
  • THE rank in Australia: 16
  • QS rank in Australia: 10
  • THE global rank of 83 for law, and 83 for engineering
  • THE global top 150 universities for physical sciences, top 175 for arts and humanities, and top 200 for education and life sciences
  • QS score of 80% or more for citations per faculty, international faculty ratio, and international research network
  • CRICOS reference: 00102E


Established in 1975, the University of Wollongong ranked 14th in the QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings of the world’s leading universities younger than 50 years old. Among all universities, it places among Australia’s top 10 and within the world’s 200 best schools. UOW supports a comprehensive range of courses through its faculties of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities; Business and Law; Engineering and Information Sciences; and Science, Medicine, and Health.


  • Wollongong
  • Batemans Bay
  • Bega
  • Shoalhaven (Nowra)
  • Southern Highlands (Moss Vale)
  • Southern Sydney (Loftus)
  • South Western Sydney (Liverpool)
  • Sydney CBD (Circular Quay)

Top Courses

Natural and Physical Sciences



  • Master of Health Informatics - underscores today’s complex healthcare systems, and the course is among the University of Wollongong’s most popular. Course Course Code: 083828B

  • Master of Nursing International - International students with a recognised bachelor's degree in nursing can accelerate their career progression by undertaking this course which is designed to prepare nurses for professional roles in the healthcare system. CRICOS Course Code: 089204G

Management and Commerce

  • Master of Innovation and Entrepreneurship - goes beyond the conventional curriculum to place special emphasis on developing business ideas that are financially and environmentally sustainable, can combine with another Master's program to make it 2 years. Course Course Code:100308
  • Master of Business Analytics - accredited by SAS. For a 2 year program, this degree can be combined with a second Master’s degree from Sydney Business School. Course Course Code: 0100316

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