Course Detail

Bachelor of Sustainable Communities


Undergraduate

The Bachelor of Sustainable Communities will provide you with an understanding of the challenges communities face, and the ability to manage them in a volatile world.  You will gain career-relevant skills in a practical setting, and have the opportunity to learn first-hand how other countries are seeking to create and maintain sustainable communities. Our technology-integrated learning ensures that you will graduate with the skills to excel.

What you will study

The Bachelor of Sustainable Communities is a multidisciplinary degree that provides the ability to appreciate complex environmental, economic and societal challenges, and a range of skills needed to provide solutions for sustainable communities.

You will study subjects from disciplines including Human Geography, Social Policy, Health and Society, Cultural Studies, Economics and Commerce, Science and Technology Studies, International Studies and Politics. You will gain skills in logical and critical thinking, creative problem-solving, practical research, computer applications (including geographic information systems), and strong communication skills.


Course Information

  • IELTS: 6.0/6.0

  • Scholarship: Yes

  • Tuition Fee: AU $26,592 per year

Admission Requirements

STUDENT PROFILE

This table shows the breakdown of the applicant background of the student group at UOW for this course. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and continued study beyond the census date at UOW in 2018.

Applicant background

2019 intake

2019 intake (%)

Higher education study 

8

38%

Vocational education & training study 

< 5

< 5

Work & life experience 

< 5

< 5

Recent secondary education

ATAR Only 

< 5

< 5

ATAR plus additional criteria 

0

0%

Other criteria only (non-ATAR) 

7

33%

International students 

0

0%

All students

21

100%

< 5: Number of students is less than 5
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (hidden to prevent calculation of other numbers less than 5)


ATAR PROFILE

This table relates to all students selected on the basis of ATAR alone or ATAR in combination with adjustment factors. For more information on adjustment factors commonly available to applicants, see ‘ATAR-based admission’.

ATAR profile of ATAR-based offers in 2019

ATAR Selection Rank 
Highest rank to receive an offer

89.20

95.20

Median rank to receive an offer

71.70

76.70

Lowest rank to receive an offer

68.05

70.00

< 5: Less than 5 ATAR-based offers made
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (less than 5 ATAR-based offers made)