IAU Member


top General Information


Street:Administrative Building
Northfields Avenue


Province:New South Wales

Post Code:2522

Tel.:+61(2) 4221-3555

Fax:+61(2) 4221-3233


Other Sites

Also Shoalhaven campus.

Institution Funding



Founded 1951 as Division of New South Wales University of Technology. Became later College of University of New South Wales. In 1975 University of Wollongong was established as an autonomous institution.

Academic Year

February to December (February-July; July-December). Also optional Summer Session (December-January)

Admission Requirements

Candidates must achieve the required mark in an Australian Yr 12, Senior secondary school certificate or recognized foreign equivalent. Any tertiary studies completed prior to enrolment may lead to advanced standing or credit



Student Body


top Officers

Head : Paul Wellings

Job title:Vice-Chancellor and Principal

International Relations Officer : Joe Chicharo

Job title:Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International) and Managing Director (ITC)

top Divisions

Centre : Asia-Pacific Social Transformation

Fields of study:Asian Studies, Pacific Area Studies, Social Studies

Centre : Canadian-Australian Studies

Fields of study:Canadian Studies, Pacific Area Studies

Centre : Equity Research in Education

Fields of study:Education, Ethics

Centre : Health Services Development

Fields of study:Health Administration, Health Sciences

Centre : Landscape Change

Fields of study:Environmental Management, Landscape Architecture

Centre : Medical Radiation Physics

Fields of study:Radiology

Centre : Smart Foods

Fields of study:Food Science

More details:Key Centre

Faculty : Arts

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences

Faculty : Commerce

Fields of study:Business and Commerce, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing

Faculty : Creative Arts

Fields of study:Fine Arts, Music, Theatre

Faculty : Educational Sciences

Fields of study:Educational Sciences, Physical Education, Special Education, Teacher Trainers Education

Faculty : Engineering

Fields of study:Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Management, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Telecommunications Engineering

Faculty : Health and Behavioural Sciences

Fields of study:Behavioural Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Dietetics, Health Sciences, Midwifery, Nursing, Psychology, Public Health

Faculty : Informatics

Fields of study:Information Management, Information Technology, Mass Communication, Mathematics and Computer Science

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Administrative Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Human Rights, International Law, Labour Law, Law, Maritime Law

Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Marine Science and Oceanography, Natural Sciences, Physics

Institute : Biomolecular Science

Fields of study:Molecular Biology

Institute : Conservation Biology and Law

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Ethics, Law

Institute : Social Change and Critical Enquiry

Fields of study:Social Sciences, Social Studies

Research Division : Advanced Materials Processing

Fields of study:Materials Engineering

Research Division : Atmospheric Chemistry

Fields of study:Chemistry, Meteorology

Research Division : Brain and Behaviour

Fields of study:Behavioural Sciences, Neurosciences, Psychology

Research Division : Bulk Solids and Particulate Technologies

Fields of study:Solid State Physics

More details:Key Centre

Research Division : Digital Media Initiative

Fields of study:Electronic Engineering

Research Division : Engineering Mechanics

Fields of study:Mechanical Engineering

Research Division : Image, Performance and Text

Fields of study:Film, Graphic Arts, Performing Arts, Photography, Writing

Research Division : Industrial Automation

Fields of study:Automation and Control Engineering

Research Division : Intelligent Manufacturing Systems

Fields of study:Production Engineering

More details:CRC

Research Division : Intelligent Polymer

Fields of study:Polymer and Plastics Technology

Research Division : Legal Intersection

Fields of study:Ethics, Law

Research Division : Mathematical Modelling and Computational Systems

Fields of study:Mathematics and Computer Science

Research Division : Metabolic Research

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences

Research Division : Ocean and Coastal Research

Fields of study:Coastal Studies, Marine Science and Oceanography

Research Division : Railway Engineering and Technologies

Fields of study:Railway Engineering

More details:CRC

Research Division : Smart Internet Technology

Fields of study:Computer Networks

More details:CRC

Research Division : Steel Processing and Products

Fields of study:Metal Techniques, Metallurgical Engineering

More details:BHP

Research Division : Superconducting and Electronic Materials

Fields of study:Conducting, Electronic Engineering, Materials Engineering

Research Division : Sustainable Earth Research

Fields of study:Earth Sciences

Research Division : Telecommunications and Information Technology

Fields of study:Information Technology, Telecommunications Engineering

Research Division : Welded Structures

Fields of study:Metal Techniques

More details:CRC

top Degrees

Bachelor Degree

Bachelor Honours Degree

Graduate Certificate/Diploma

Master Degree

Doctoral Degree


Statistics Year:2012-2013


Updated on 28-03-2014