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2018 Western Sydney University
WE ARE
WESTERN
SYDNEY
2018 Western Sydney University
Located in the heart of one of Australia’s fastest growing
economic regions, Western Sydney University and Western
Sydney University The College offer unlimited potential
to students with the talent, drive and ambition to succeed.
Western Sydney is an exciting place to be. As the nation’s third
largest economy, and one of the fastest growing population and
employment centres, it is an increasingly important, dynamic
and culturally diverse hub of business, industry and innovation.
With a large multicultural population of more than two
million people from 170 nations, Western Sydney’s global
links are creating unlimited opportunities for international
business, investment, education and cultural exchange.
Wholly owned by Western Sydney University, and its official
pathways provider, The College opens the door to higher
education. Our teaching excellence is founded on over 20
years of expertise and we firmly stand by our commitment to
support our students in reaching their study and career goals.
Your success starts here.
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    ≥ UNLIMITED POTENTIAL                          the Diploma component of a Diploma/
                                                   Bachelor program at The College are
     Widest range of uni pathway programs*         automatically transitioned into the
     in NSW. As a domestic student, choose         second year of the corresponding
     from our 25 Diplomas/Bachelor and             Bachelor program at Western Sydney
     two University Foundation Studies             University. Diploma/Bachelor students
     courses to pave the way into university.      do not need to reapply to Western
                                                   Sydney University, direct entry into the
                                                   University is included for these courses.
    ≥ BEST VALUE PATHWAYS*
     Compare our low fees and study now
     – pay later. Domestic students have        ≥ NO TIME LOST
     access to fee-free University Foundation      Students can complete the Diploma
     Studies and Commonwealth-supported            component of a Diploma/Bachelor
     places (CSPs) in our Diploma/Bachelor         program at The College in just 12 months
     programs. The provision of CSPs               and jump into second year at University.
     means government-subsided programs
     that cost the same as the first year of
     university, and access to interest-free    ≥ BONUS POINTS
     HECS-HELP loans for eligible students.
                                                   Receive access to all the bonus point
                                                   advantages offered by Western Sydney
    ≥ GUARANTEED ENTRY                             University, including five Regional
                                                   Bonus Points if you live or study within
     As the official pathways provider to          the selected region. Find out more at
     Western Sydney University, students           westernsydney.edu.au/advantage
     who successfully complete a University
     Foundation Studies program at The
     College are guaranteed entry into first    ≥ PREPARATION FOR
     year of a Bachelor program when they
     apply to Western Sydney University.
                                                  ACADEMIC SUCCESS
     Students who successfully complete            With small classes in a supportive learning
                                                   environment, The College prepares
                                                   students for success at university. Research
                                                   shows the academic performance of

WHY YOU
                                                   The College students who move into
                                                   university degrees is on par with those
                                                   students who entered university directly.

                                                ≥ LEADING FACILITIES

SHOULD
                                                   Students at The College get access to
                                                   Western Sydney University’s full suite
                                                   of state-of-the-art facilities, including
                                                   lecture theatres, science and computer
                                                   laboratories, libraries, gyms, restaurants,
                                                   and a full range of social experiences.

CHOOSE
THE COLLEGE

                                                *Higher Education pathway programs

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Western Sydney University                      Field of study                                The College provides pathways in the
                                               To help you meet university entry             following fields:
The College invests in providing
                                               requirements and your career aspirations,     ≥≥ Arts (for students wishing to study Arts,
new study options, pathway                     we offer a range of tailored courses             Education, Humanities, Law, Psychology
programs and support services                  across University Foundation Studies             and Social Science)
to ensure that students in the                 and Diploma/Bachelor programs.
                                                                                             ≥≥ Building Design Management
Western Sydney region and across                                                             ≥≥ Business
                                               One of the advantages of studying at
Australia have access to a greater             The College is the direct entry arrangement   ≥≥ Communication
range of quality undergraduate                 with Western Sydney University.
                                                                                             ≥≥ Construction Management
and postgraduate opportunities.                After successfully completing a University
                                               Foundation Studies program and meeting        ≥≥ Criminal and Community Justice
Choosing the right pathway into university     the entry requirements, you will be           ≥≥ Design
can be tricky. You might be currently          guaranteed direct entry into the first year   ≥≥ Engineering
completing your final year of high school      of the corresponding undergraduate degree
and worried about your ATAR, perhaps           at Western Sydney University.                 ≥≥ Health Science
you missed out on a place at university,                                                     ≥≥ Information and Communications
or you may be considering a return to          Alternatively, you can study one of              Technology
study and want to know how you can gain        our Diploma/Bachelor programs and             ≥≥ Nursing
access to the course of your choice.           automatically transition into the second
                                               year of the corresponding degree              ≥≥ Science
You’ve found it at The College! With our VIP   at Western Sydney University, upon            ≥≥ Social Science
treatment, we will help you reach your full    meeting the pass requirements of              ≥≥ Policing.
potential and get the skills you’ll need to    the Diploma units at The College.
succeed no matter what path you choose.

UNLIMITED
OPPORTUNITIES
FOR SUCCESS
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Who we are                                       What we do
Wholly-owned by Western Sydney                   We focus on preparing students for              We develop, design and deliver programs that
University, The College offers students          undergraduate and postgraduate study by         support students to succeed in studying and
a pathway to university study through            developing their academic, learning and         in reaching their chosen careers. As a result,
its comprehensive range of University            study skills through a range of programs.       there are high levels of satisfaction, retention
Foundation Studies and Diploma/Bachelor          This means providing a flexible student-        and progression among our students.
programs. Small class sizes and individualised   centred approach to teaching and learning.
attention from academic staff provide a                                                          Research shows the academic performance
well-supported environment for students          The College offers the following choices:       of The College students who move into
to succeed in their tertiary studies.            ≥≥ Academic Pathway Programs, including         university degrees is on par with those
                                                    University Foundation Studies and            students who entered university directly.
This experience enables The College                 Diploma Programs
to provide high-quality education
                                                 ≥≥ Associate Degree Programs
opportunities, and our relationship with
Western Sydney University allows us to           ≥≥ English Language Programs
leverage expertise and resources from            ≥≥ English Language Entrance Test and
the University. This is why students from           preparation courses including IELTS
around the globe rank The College and               (International English Language Testing
Western Sydney University as their preferred        System), and PTE (Pearson Test of English)
education destinations in Australia.
                                                 ≥≥ Vocational Programs (RTO – Registered
                                                    Training Organisation programs).
FLEXIBLE TEACHING MODES                         COMMUNITY – WE TAKE PRIDE IN OUR                 DID YOU KNOW?
                                                PLACE IN WESTERN SYDNEY
≥≥ A flexible learning model for all courses                                                     The College has collaborated with a number
   including face-to-face and online learning   Working closely with our community,              of Australian and international organisations
   activities and formats                       business and industry partners both locally      with the aim of:
≥≥ Simulations, group activities and site-      and internationally, we are committed to         ≥≥ creating and delivering tailored programs
   based learning opportunities allow you to    unlocking the future potential of our region
                                                                                                 ≥≥ providing professional development
   delve deeper into your fields of interest    and the communities we engage with.
                                                                                                    programs, and
≥≥ Digital technologies such as virtual         We also invest in providing new study            ≥≥ validating teaching and learning programs.
   lectures, social media and other emerging    options, pathway programs and support
   technologies are incorporated to provide     services to ensure that students in the          The focus of these collaborative partnerships
   you with a richer educational experience     Western Sydney region have access to a           is to explore and promote innovation
≥≥ Courses are full-time but offered in a       greater range of quality undergraduate           in teaching and learning, as well as to
   flexible delivery mode with day and          and postgraduate opportunities.                  benchmark against the world’s best
   evening classes and the ability to defer                                                      practice methodologies and processes.
   components of the course each term           GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE NETWORK
   to reduce timetable load, if required
                                                The University has close links with other
≥≥ Wireless email and internet access is
                                                universities and education institutions in the
   available on all campuses
                                                Asia-Pacific region, Europe and the Americas.
≥≥ Cutting-edge computer technology             These links provide Western Sydney
   and state-of-the-art teaching facilities     University students with a comprehensive
   on all campuses.                             international student exchange program
                                                to study in another country as part of their
                                                degree in Australia. Students at The College
                                                have access to these opportunities when
                                                they begin their studies at the University.
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Support –
Preparing you for a
Whole New World

At The College, you will find a       SPECIAL ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT UNITS                 EARLY ASSESSMENT AND TAILORED
                                                                                         PROGRAMS
range of support services that        The College offers the following additional
will help you adjust to study life.   support services to students to help bridge        The College assesses your academic
                                      the gap between high school and the level of       strengths and weaknesses early in your
                                      knowledge and skills needed for university:        course and provides you with an individual
                                      ≥≥ Academic English: This unit is offered          report that makes recommendations
                                         in all University Foundation Studies and        about areas for improvement and
                                         Diploma/Bachelor programs and is strongly       any need for support classes.
                                         focused on improving academic reading,
                                                                                         The College offers many resources to help
                                         writing and listening skills.
                                                                                         you progress successfully in your studies.
                                      ≥≥ Tertiary Study Skills: Offered in all           Additional classes in English and Maths are
                                         Diploma/Bachelor programs, this unit            available to students seeking extra support
                                         addresses the specific skills you will need     and development in these areas.
                                         as a tertiary student across all disciplines,
                                         such as how to research, reference, cite
                                                                                         UNIVERSITY-LEVEL SKILLS AND
                                         sources and write an essay.
                                                                                         ASSESSMENTS
                                      ≥≥ Discipline-specific: In the Standard
                                         and Extended Diploma programs,                  You will learn a range of tertiary skills needed
                                         you will study preparatory discipline-          to excel in your units. A number of assessment
                                         specific subjects such as Chemistry             tasks are set during the term and may include
                                         in the Diploma in Science/Bachelor              essays, research papers, oral presentations,
                                         of Science, Physics and Maths in the            fieldwork and laboratory practicals. Final
                                         Diploma in Engineering/Bachelor of              Diploma exam papers are quality assured by
                                         Engineering Studies, and Statistics and         Western Sydney University to ensure they
                                         Accounting in the Diploma in Business.          meet the University’s standards.

                                                                                         FRIENDLY, AVAILABLE STAFF
                                                                                         Our Coordinators monitor each student’s
                                                                                         progress and are the first point of contact if
                                                                                         you have concerns. Our dedicated teachers
                                                                                         are generous with their time and available
                                                                                         for consultation and by email when needed.

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As a student at The College,         Student Central is your first point of contact    SAME ACCESS AS A WESTERN
                                     for information, advice and referrals to other    SYDNEY UNIVERSITY STUDENT
you will find all the help and
                                     services. They can also help with issues
support you need is close at hand.   including enrolment and fees, applying for
                                                                                       As a student at The College, you become
The experienced, professional        a Student ID card, lodgement of forms and
                                                                                       part of the dynamic, thriving and culturally
                                                                                       rich Western Sydney University community.
team at Student Central are          other non-academic issues.
                                                                                       There are diverse opportunities for sport
committed to making you feel                                                           and recreation, entertainment, going out
at home in your new life at          STUDENT ADVISORS                                  and engaging with the community – both
The College and to assisting         The role of student advisors is to provide        on and off campus.
your transition to university.       support and direction on welfare and health
                                                                                       From the ultra-modern and high-tech to more
                                     matters, and more complex issues. If you
                                                                                       serene, pastoral environments, each of our
                                     have a disability or health condition that
                                                                                       campuses is different – but all are friendly,
                                     requires specialised assistance or affects your
                                                                                       multicultural and inclusive.
                                     ability to study, the advisors can liaise with
                                     our dedicated Disability Services department.
                                                                                       Our campus facilities include libraries,
                                     If you require professional counselling about
                                                                                       computer laboratories, wireless internet,
                                     personal, relationship, career or family
                                                                                       cafes, gyms, sporting grounds, tennis courts,
                                     matters, the advisors can refer you to the
                                                                                       and lots of open space to hang out in.
                                     Counselling Service.
                                                                                       With a range of on-campus clubs and
                                     Advisors can also provide advice and
                                                                                       societies there are also lots of opportunities
                                     information or refer you to someone on the
                                                                                       to meet new people with similar interests,
                                     team who can help you with illness or injury
                                                                                       make friends, and explore a variety of cultural,
                                     and accommodation options.
                                                                                       course-related and recreational activities.

                                     STUDENT ACTIVITIES
                                                                                       TRANSPORT
                                     The Student Activities Officers organise
                                                                                       All campuses have easy access to buses
                                     regular student social and cultural events
                                                                                       or trains. Parking is available on all campuses
                                     that help you get to know other students and
                                                                                       and most also offer a free shuttle service to
                                     broaden your appreciation of the diversity of
                                                                                       and from the nearest train station.
                                     cultures at The College.

                                     We celebrate many festivals and important
                                     holidays from the diverse cultures of our
                                     student community. Sporting and social
                                     activities include basketball, soccer,
                                     volleyball, Nintendo Wii, table tennis and
                                     pool competitions. Recreational, fun classes
                                     in painting, jewellery-making and tai chi are
                                     offered by qualified staff, as well as seminars
                                     on study skills, resume writing and interview
                                     skills to help with job seeking.

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Quality Teaching

The College provides an              HIGHLY SKILLED TEACHERS                          ASSESSMENT METHODS
alternative entry pathway to         The College’s commitment to delivering           Each unit is assessed through a combination
Western Sydney University            high-quality courses begins with the quality     of continual assessment and/or midterm and
for students who may not have        of our teaching staff. Our teaching staff        final examinations. Details for each unit are
                                     comes from a variety of backgrounds and          contained in the individual unit outlines.
qualified for direct entry or seek   academic disciplines. Many of them teach
a supportive study environment.      both at the University and The College           ACADEMIC COURSE TERMS
You will complete the same           in their specific area of expertise.
                                                                                      The College academic year is made up of
core units in The College                                                             three terms:
                                     They are all accustomed to working in a
Diploma/Bachelor program             multicultural environment and are united in      ≥≥ March to July
as students in the first year of     their commitment to providing students with
                                                                                      ≥≥ July to November, and
the corresponding degree at          an educational setting that ensures academic
                                                                                      ≥≥ October to March of the following year.
Western Sydney University.           success. We offer a rich suite of resources
                                     and learning methodologies to match the
                                                                                      The College term consists of 12 teaching
                                     individual and cultural needs of our students.
                                                                                      weeks and a one-week examination period.
                                                                                      There is a one-week break mid-term and
                                     COURSE CONTENT                                   a three week break between each term.
                                     Students will learn through a range of           Re-enrolments commence in the second
                                     methods including lectures, tutorials            week of the three-week break.
                                     and practical sessions in computer and
                                     science laboratories. The amount of time         All students are required to attend orientation.
                                     spent in full-time study varies between
                                                                                      Note: The Associate Degree academic
                                     courses. On average, students take four
                                                                                      year is made up of four quarters:
                                     units per term over the duration of a
                                     course, although the number of units can         ≥≥ January
                                     vary from term to term and from course           ≥≥ April
                                     to course. The average number of face-
                                                                                      ≥≥ June
                                     to-face teaching hours is 20 per week.
                                                                                      ≥≥ September.
                                     Students must spend an equivalent amount
                                     of time studying outside formal class times.     CLASS SIZES
                                     Full-time students should plan to spend
                                                                                      An academic lecture at The College
                                     about 35–40 hours a week on their studies,
                                                                                      will have from 20 to 95 students, and
                                     through a combination of formal classes
                                                                                      a tutorial or a computer laboratory
                                     and independent learning and revision.
                                                                                      session will have up to 22 students.

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Academic Pathways Program
PATHWAYS FROM THE COLLEGE
TO WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

                                  BACHELOR DEGREE – SECOND YEAR

                                        BACHELOR
                                         DEGREE –
                                        FIRST YEAR

  THE COLLEGE
   EXTENDED                               UNI                           THE COLLEGE
    DIPLOMA                           FOUNDATION                         DIPLOMA/
    PROGRAM                             STUDIES                          BACHELOR
   16 MONTHS                                                             12 MONTHS

                            NO ATAR                                       *ATAR*

*ATAR or Equivalent
Pathway option dependent on results achieved and course availability.

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Where does it                                                                                    Which program
lead to?                                                                                         is right for me?

UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION                          DIPLOMA PROGRAM                                   UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION STUDIES
STUDIES PROGRAM
                                               ≥≥ The Diploma/Bachelor is the first              There are two programs: Accelerated –
≥≥ This program is designed to introduce          year of the corresponding degree               1 term (4 months) in duration and Standard –
   you to the knowledge and skills you will       at Western Sydney University.                  2 terms (8 months) in duration. Entry
   need for the first year of your Bachelor    ≥≥ Choose from one of 26 Diplomas:                into either program will be determined
   degree at Western Sydney University.           Arts; Building Design Management;              based on the level of schooling
≥≥ The program provides pathways into             Business; Communication; Construction          completed and your academic grades.
   a College Diploma program or, for              Management; Criminal and Community
   students who obtain satisfactory              Justice; Design; Engineering; Health            DIPLOMAS
   results, guaranteed# direct entry into         Science (Health and Physical Education
                                                                                                 The Diploma program is available in two
   the first year of the corresponding            (HPE)); Health Science; Information and
                                                                                                 formats: a Standard (three terms) format
   degree at Western Sydney University.           Communications Technology; Information
                                                                                                 studied over 12 months or an Extended (four
≥≥ Choose from one of two specialisations         and Communications Technology (Health
                                                                                                 terms) format studied over 16 months.
   of study: Arts (for students wishing           Information Management); Science; Social
   to study Arts, Humanities, Social              Science; and Social Science (Policing).        In both our University Foundation Studies and
   Science, Psychology, Education or           ≥≥ The College Diploma/Bachelor program           Diploma/Bachelor programs, students have
   Languages) or Health Science/Nursing.          provides a pathway into the second year of     access to a technology-enriched learning
≥≥ Western Sydney University licenses             study at Western Sydney University. Each       approach. This means students will benefit
  The College to manage and teach the             student who successfully completes the         from a combination of using state-of the-art
   University Foundation Studies program, so      Diploma component of the program, at The       technology, traditional classroom teaching
   students in the course are Western Sydney      College, automatically transitions into the    and online self-paced learning. This innovative
   students. The College is a wholly-owned        second year of the corresponding Bachelor      approach allows for a more engaging and
   entity of Western Sydney University.           degree at Western Sydney University.           interactive student learning experience
                                                                                                 that helps improve learning outcomes.
                                               #
                                                 Students will need a 50% pass in all required
                                               units to be eligible for direct entry into
                                               second year at Western Sydney University.

                                               ASSOCIATE DEGREE
                                               The Associate Degree in Engineering offers
                                               prospective students upgraded knowledge
                                               and skills for career progression to managerial
                                               roles, the graduate attributes of an
                                               Engineering Associate required by Engineers
                                               Australia, and a clear pathway to the Western
                                               Sydney University Bachelor of Engineering
                                               (Hons) degree with a minimum of 1.5 years’
                                               credit (depending on elective choices).

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How do the
Diploma programs
compare?

STUDENTS WITH AN ATAR OF 55 AND                     STUDENTS WITH AN ATAR BELOW 55
ABOVE CAN ENROL INTO ONE OF THE                     OR NO ATAR CAN ENROL IN AN
DIPLOMA/BACHELOR PROGRAMS                           EXTENDED DIPLOMA
≥≥ The first year covers the Diploma                ≥≥ Students will undertake some course-
   component of the program. It is 12 months           specific preparation units. These will assist
   in duration, if studied with a full-time load.      students to develop content knowledge
≥≥ Students cover the same subjects                    and the skills required for the Diploma and
   and content as first year Western                   Bachelor level units, and prepare students
   Sydney University students in the                   to succeed. The preparatory units take four
   corresponding bachelor degree. However,             months to complete at a full-time load.
   the material is taught in smaller, more          ≥≥ Upon successful completion of the course-
   personal classes at The College.                    specific preparation units, students are
≥≥ Students are taught how to study                    moved into the Diploma/Bachelor program.
   and how to succeed at University.                ≥≥ The first year of the Diploma/Bachelor
≥≥ Upon successful completion of                       program covers the Diploma
   the Diploma component, students                     component. It is 12 months in duration,
   automatically transition into the second            if studied with a full-time load.
   year of the corresponding Bachelor               ≥≥ Students cover the same subjects
   degree at Western Sydney University.                and content as first year Western
≥≥ Students completing the full program                Sydney University students in the
   graduate with a Diploma and degree.                 corresponding Bachelor degree. However,
   However, students can also exit the                 the material is taught in smaller, more
   program after successful completion                 personal classes at The College.
   of the Diploma component (12 months’             ≥≥ Students are taught how to study
   full-time) with a Diploma certificate.              and how to succeed at University.
                                                    ≥≥ Upon successful completion of
                                                       the Diploma component, students
                                                       automatically transition into the second
                                                       year of the corresponding Bachelor
                                                       at Western Sydney University.
                                                    ≥≥ Students completing the full program
                                                       graduate with a Diploma and a Degree.
                                                       However, students can also exit the
                                                       program after successful completion
                                                       of the Diploma component (16 months’
                                                       full-time) with a Diploma certificate.

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University         COURSE                       UAC  COURSE INTAKE
                                                CODE CODE
                                                                              LOCATION DURATION                      ATAR

Foundation         University Foundation        N/A   9017         Mar        Bankstown      1 Term (4 months)       45

Studies in Arts
                   Studies in Arts
                                                N/A   9017         Mar/Oct    Nirimba        1 Term (4 months)       45
                   (Accelerated)
                   University Foundation        N/A   9019         Mar        Bankstown      2 Terms (8 months)      Open
                   Studies in Arts (Standard)                                                                        Access
                                                N/A   9019         Mar/Jul    Nirimba        2 Terms (8 months)      Open
                                                                                                                     Access
                                                N/A   9019         Jul        Penrith        2 Terms (8 months)      Open
                                                                                                                     Access
                                                N/A   9019         Mar        Lithgow        2 Terms (8 months)      Open
                                                                                                                     Access

                   The University Foundation Studies in Arts             CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
                   program at The College is designed to
                                                                         The University Foundation Studies in Arts
                   prepare students for university study, both
                                                                         program from The College can open the
                   academically and socially, by offering units
                                                                         door to a career as a lawyer, psychologist,
                   that are an introduction to the knowledge
                                                                         politician, teacher, author, counsellor,
                   and skills needed for an undergraduate
                                                                         interpreter, historian and more.
                   degree at Western Sydney University.

                                                                         HOW TO APPLY
                   COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS
                                                                         To apply, please submit an application directly
                   Depending on the stream, University
                                                                         via applyonline.westernsydney.edu.au
                   Foundation Studies in Arts students may
                                                                         For more details and dates, please visit
                   study the following units: Introduction to
                                                                         westernsydney.edu.au/thecollege/
                   Academic Communication 1; Academic
                                                                         how_to_apply/important_dates
                   Skills for Arts; Key Ideas in Arts and Social
                   Sciences; Texts and Communication;
                   Australian Studies; Introduction to Academic
                   Communication 2; Introduction to Human
                   Behaviour; and Cultural Perspectives.

                   PATHWAY TO WESTERN
                   SYDNEY UNIVERSITY
                   Students who successfully complete this
                   course are granted entry into the Diploma
                   in Arts at The College. Students can also
                   enter the first year of the following Western
                   Sydney University degrees if they meet the
                   Grade Point Average (GPA) requirements:
                   ≥≥ B Arts
                   ≥≥ B Arts (Interpreting and Translation)
                   ≥≥ B Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)
                   ≥≥ B Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)
                   ≥≥ B Communication
                   ≥≥ B Design (Visual Communication)
                   ≥≥ B International Studies
                   ≥≥ B Community Welfare
                   ≥≥ B Policing
                   ≥≥ B Psychology
                   ≥≥ B Social Work
                   ≥≥ B Social Science
                   ≥≥ B Tourism Management
                   ≥≥ B Business.

                   GPA requirements needed for entry into the
                   above Western undergraduate degrees are
                   listed on page 38.

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Diploma                                           COURSE                       UAC  COURSE INTAKE DIPLOMA DIPLOMA
                                                                               CODE CODE          LOCATION DURATION
                                                                                                                                              ATAR

in Arts                                           Diploma in Arts/
                                                  Bachelor of Arts
                                                                               729392
                                                                               729400
                                                                                        6005
                                                                                        6005
                                                                                               Mar/Jul
                                                                                               Mar/Jul
                                                                                                           Bankstown
                                                                                                           Nirimba
                                                                                                                        3 Terms (12 months)
                                                                                                                        3 Terms (12 months)
                                                                                                                                              55
                                                                                                                                              55
                                                  Diploma in Arts/Bachelor     729393   6019   Mar/Jul     Bankstown    3 Terms (12 months)   55
                                                  of Arts (Pathway to          729401   6019   Mar/Jul     Nirimba      3 Terms (12 months)   55
                                                  Teaching Primary)
                                                  Diploma in Arts/Bachelor     729394 6021     Mar/Jul     Bankstown    3 Terms (12 months)   55
The first year of these courses are delivered     of Arts (Pathway to          729402 6021     Mar/Jul     Nirimba      3 Terms (12 months)   55
by Western Sydney University The                  Teaching Secondary)
College, as an agent of Western Sydney            Diploma in Arts/Bachelor     729395 6017     Mar/Jul     Bankstown    3 Terms (12 months)   55
University, via extended face-to-face             of Arts (Pathway to          729403 6017     Mar/Jul     Nirimba      3 Terms (12 months)   55
                                                  Teaching Birth–5/Birth–12)
hours in smaller learning environments.
                                                  Diploma in Arts          729598       7161   Mar/Oct     Bankstown    4 Terms (16 months)   Open Access
A Diploma in Arts exit point is also available    Extended – Arts          729599       7161   Mar/Oct     Nirimba      4 Terms (16 months)   Open Access
at the end of the first year of the course.       Diploma in Arts Extended 729600       7144   Mar/Oct     Bankstown    4 Terms (16 months)   Open Access
                                                  – Pathway to Teaching    729601       7144   Mar/Oct     Nirimba      4 Terms (16 months)   Open Access
                                                  Primary
DIPLOMA IN ARTS/BACHELOR OF ARTS
                                                  Diploma in Arts Extended 729602       7145   Mar/Oct     Bankstown    4 Terms (16 months) Open Access
The Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts offers       – Pathway to Teaching    729603       7145   Mar/Oct     Nirimba      4 Terms (16 months) Open Access
students an opportunity to develop a depth        Secondary
of disciplinary expertise together with           Diploma in Arts Extended 729604       7146   Mar/Oct     Bankstown    4 Terms (16 months) Open Access
the breadth of vision afforded by cross-          – Pathway to Teaching    729605       7146   Mar/Oct     Nirimba      4 Terms (16 months) Open Access
                                                  Birth–5/Birth–12
disciplinary approaches to the humanities.
Study in this course is designed to develop
communication and personal skills,
creativity and a capacity for independent         Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway              COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS
thought, adaptability to new situations           to Teaching Secondary) component provides
                                                                                                         The Diploma/Bachelor programs cover the
and problem-solving skills, attributes            focused study in a teaching discipline,
                                                                                                         same units as the corresponding University
increasingly demanded by employers.               such as English, History, a Language Other
                                                                                                         Bachelor program. Please refer to the
Graduates find employment in diverse              than English or Human Society and its
                                                                                                         Western Sydney University Handbook for
areas including: communication and media          Environment, as well as opportunity to study
                                                                                                         the latest details on the course units.
industries; education; psychology and             an Education Studies sub-major that develops
counselling; cultural, political and social       understanding of contemporary education                The Diploma in Arts Extended programs cover
policy analysis; writing and publishing. The      issues, teaching and learning. As well as being        preliminary units, as well as the same units
Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts is designed      equipped with all the necessary elements               as the corresponding University Bachelor
to provide knowledge and generic skills           of an initial teacher qualification, graduates         program. Please refer to the University
that form the basis for lifelong learning.        are prepared for a wide range of alternate             Handbook for the latest information.
                                                  employment opportunities with strong
DIPLOMA IN ARTS/BACHELOR OF ARTS                  communication and people skills, creativity
                                                                                                         PATHWAY TO
(PATHWAY TO TEACHING PRIMARY)                     and capacity for independent thought,
                                                                                                         WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY
                                                  flexibility and adaptability in new situations,
The Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts              all increasingly demanded by employers.                Students who successfully complete the
(Pathway to Teaching Primary) is a three-year                                                            Diploma in Arts are guaranteed entry into
degree specially designed to lead into the        Graduates of this degree are eligible for              the second year of the following Western
Master of Teaching (Primary), an accredited       direct entry into the Master of Teaching               Sydney University undergraduate degrees:
postgraduate teaching qualification. The          (Secondary) via the Transition to Teaching
                                                                                                         ≥≥ Bachelor of Arts
Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway         pathway. Completion of both the Bachelor
to Teaching Primary) component provides a         and Master courses provides a qualification            ≥≥ Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and
focused study in a major content discipline of    for teaching in secondary schools. Eligible               Translation)
your choice as well as the opportunity to study   students will receive advice during their              ≥≥ Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching
an Education Studies major that develops          final study session in the Bachelor of Arts               Primary)
understandings of contemporary education          (Pathway to Secondary) regarding how                   ≥≥ Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching
issues, teaching and learning. As well as being   to accept an offer into the Postgraduate                  Secondary)
equipped with all the necessary elements          course to attain a teaching qualification.
of an initial teacher qualification, graduates                                                           ≥≥ Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching
are prepared for a wide range of alternate                                                                  Birth-5/Birth-12)
                                                  DIPLOMA IN ARTS/BACHELOR OF ARTS
employment opportunities with strong
                                                  (PATHWAY TO TEACHING                                   CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
communication and people skills, creativity
                                                  BIRTH–5/BIRTH–12)
and capacity for independent thought,                                                                    The Arts courses from The College can
flexibility and adaptability in new situations,   The Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts                   open the door to a career as a lawyer,
all increasingly demanded by employers.           (Pathway to Teaching Birth–5/Birth–12)                 psychologist, politician, teacher, author,
                                                  provides students with the opportunity to              counsellor, interpreter, historian and more.
                                                  complete an Arts degree with an Arts major,
DIPLOMA IN ARTS/BACHELOR OF ARTS
                                                  a major in Education Studies and a sub-major           HOW TO APPLY
(PATHWAY TO TEACHING SECONDARY)
                                                  in Early Childhood Studies. In this course,
The Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts              students have the option to undertake their            You can apply for a Diploma/Bachelor
(Pathway to Teaching Secondary) is a three-       Arts major in Cultural and Social Analysis,            program via the Universities Admissions
year degree specially designed to lead into the   English, History and Political Thought, or             Centre (UAC) at uac.edu.au
Master of Teaching (Secondary), an accredited     International Relations and Asian Studies.
postgraduate teaching qualification. Together,
the two degrees provide direct access to a
teaching career in four years and improved
prospects for career advancement. The

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Diploma in         COURSE                     UAC
                                              CODE
                                                        COURSE
                                                        CODE
                                                                      INTAKE    DIPLOMA DIPLOMA
                                                                                LOCATION DURATION
                                                                                                                    ATAR

Building Design    Diploma in Building        729412    6031          Mar/Jul   Nirimba       3 Terms (12 months)   55

Management
                   Design Management/
                   Bachelor of Building
                   Design Management

                   Diploma in Building        729615    7136          Mar/Oct   Nirimba       4 Terms (16 months) Open
                   Design Management                                                                              Access
                   (Extended)

                   The first year of this course is delivered by          COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS
                   Western Sydney University The College,
                                                                          The Diploma/Bachelor programs cover the
                   as an agent of Western Sydney University,
                                                                          same units as the corresponding University
                   via extended face-to-face hours in smaller
                                                                          Bachelor program. Please refer to the
                   learning environments.
                                                                          Western Sydney University Handbook for
                                                                          the latest details on the course units.
                   A Diploma in Building Design Management
                   exit point is also available at the end of the
                                                                          The Diploma in Building Design
                   first year of the course.
                                                                          Management (Extended) covers preliminary
                                                                          units, as well as the same units as the
                   This course develops the skills necessary
                                                                          corresponding University Bachelor
                   for a role in the integrated design and
                                                                          program. Please refer to the University
                   delivery of building projects. Students
                                                                          Handbook for the latest information.
                   develop skills in building design along with
                   an understanding of ‘buildability’ issues,
                   accurate cost forecasting, risk management             PATHWAY TO WESTERN SYDNEY
                   and sustainable project delivery. The ability          UNIVERSITY
                   to work as a part of a multi-disciplinary              Students who successfully complete the
                   project team and to negotiate favourable               Diploma in Building Design Management will
                   outcomes in complex project environments               receive guaranteed entry into the second
                   is fostered through simulations of real-life           year of the Bachelor of Building Design
                   building projects. Students will acquire a             Management at Western Sydney University.
                   comprehensive overview of construction
                   project delivery. All aspects of building design
                                                                          CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
                   are included, commencing with an initial
                   design concept and extending to design                 A Diploma in Building Design Management/
                   brief formation, project documentation,                Bachelor of Building Design Management
                   quality control management during the                  from The College may open the door
                   building process and finally leading to                to a career as an engineer, design and
                   project handover and finally leading to                construction manager, building consultant,
                   project handover. Students will be required            project manager, machinery and
                   to undertake approved practical experience             design developer, electrical consultant,
                   during the course. This experience will                architect, site manager and more.
                   support and complement their formal study.
                                                                          HOW TO APPLY
                                                                          You can apply for a Diploma/Bachelor
                                                                          program via the Universities Admissions
                                                                          Centre (UAC) at uac.edu.au

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Diploma                           COURSE                   UAC
                                                           CODE
                                                                     COURSE INTAKE
                                                                     CODE
                                                                                                DIPLOMA DIPLOMA
                                                                                                LOCATION DURATION
                                                                                                                                  ATAR

in Business                       Diploma in Business/
                                  Bachelor of Business
                                                           729417    6037         Mar/Jul/Oct   Bankstown   2 Terms (8 months)    60

                                                           729416    6037         Mar/Jul/Oct   Nirimba     2 Terms (8 months)    60
                                  (Accelerated)

                                  Diploma in Business      729507 7098            Mar/Jul       Bankstown   3 Terms (12 months)   55
                                  (Standard)
                                                           729500 7098            Mar/Jul       Nirimba     3 Terms (12 months)   55

                                  Diploma in Business      729618    7102         Mar/Oct       Bankstown   4 Terms (16 months) Open
                                  (Extended)                                                                                    Access

                                                           729620 7102            Mar/Oct       Nirimba     4 Terms (16 months) Open
                                                                                                                                Access

                                  The first year of this course is delivered by         COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS
                                  Western Sydney University The College,
                                                                                        The Diploma/Bachelor programs cover the
                                  as an agent of Western Sydney University,
                                                                                        same units as the corresponding University
                                  via extended face-to-face hours in smaller
                                                                                        Bachelor program. Please refer to the Western
                                  learning environments.
                                                                                        Sydney University Handbook for the latest
                                                                                        details on the course units.
                                  A Diploma in Business exit point is also
                                  available at the end of the first year of
                                                                                        The Diploma in Business (Extended) covers
                                  the course.
                                                                                        preliminary units, as well as the same units
                                                                                        as the corresponding University Bachelor
                                  To succeed in business, individuals must
                                                                                        program. Please refer to the University
                                  possess both the knowledge and know-how
                                                                                        Handbook for the latest information.
                                  to create opportunities for professional
                                  advancement and the development of original
                                  and exciting initiatives. This course aims to         PATHWAY TO WESTERN SYDNEY
                                  harness students’ energy and passion for              UNIVERSITY
                                  success by focusing on career and the future          Students who successfully complete
                                  of enterprises in a range of contexts. Whether        the Diploma in Business at The College
                                  students wish to start their own business or          will receive guaranteed entry into the
                                  pursue a corporate role in a global enterprise,       second year of the Bachelor of Business
                                  this course provides the necessary skills.            at Western Sydney University.
                                  This course consists of five core units
                                  providing business basics: Enterprise                 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
                                  Law, Enterprise Leadership, Enterprise                A Diploma in Business/Bachelor of Business
                                  Innovation and Markets, Financing                     from The College may open the door to
                                  Enterprises, and Statistics for Business. It          a career as a business analyst, property
                                  is designed to provide students with an               consultant, business owner, entrepreneur,
                                  understanding of the key areas of business,           accountant, human resources manager,
                                  before choosing a major area of study.                sports manager, management consultant,
                                                                                        economics specialist and more.
                                  Students who successfully complete the
                                  Diploma in Business/Bachelor of Business
                                                                                        HOW TO APPLY
                                  will receive guaranteed entry into the second
                                  year of the Bachelor of Business at Western           You can apply for a Diploma/Bachelor
                                  Sydney University.                                    program via the Universities Admissions
                                                                                        Centre (UAC) at uac.edu.au

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Diploma in                                       COURSE                     UAC
                                                                            CODE
                                                                                     COURSE INTAKE
                                                                                     CODE
                                                                                                             DIPLOMA DIPLOMA
                                                                                                             LOCATION DURATION
                                                                                                                                                 ATAR

Communication                                    Diploma in Communication/ 729426
                                                 Bachelor of Communication
                                                                                     6007          Mar/Jul   Nirimba       3 Terms (12 months)   55

                                                 Diploma in Communication/ 729427    6009          Mar/Jul   Nirimba       3 Terms (12 months)   55
                                                 Bachelor of Creative
                                                 Industries
                                                 Diploma in Communication/ 729428    6015          Mar/Jul   Nirimba       3 Terms (12 months)   55
                                                 Bachelor of Screen Media
                                                 (Arts and Production)
                                                 Diploma in Communication 729622     7148          Mar/Oct   Nirimba       4 Terms (16 months) Open
                                                 Extended – Communication                                                                      Access
                                                 Diploma in Communication   729623   7149          Mar/Oct   Nirimba       4 Terms (16 months) Open
                                                 Extended – Creative                                                                           Access
                                                 Industries
                                                 Diploma in Communication   729624   7150          Mar/Oct   Nirimba       4 Terms (16 months) Open
                                                 Extended – Screen Media                                                                       Access
                                                 (Arts and Production)

The first year of these courses are delivered    commercial operations. This degree offers             employment in the communication industries
by Western Sydney University The                 creative people a deep understanding of               as a screen production professional.
College, as an agent of Western Sydney           how creative industries operate along with
University, via extended face-to-face            business and legal acumen. The Diploma/               COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS
hours in smaller learning environments.          Bachelor of Creative Industries is built around
                                                 collaboration and co-working with creative            The Diploma/Bachelor programs cover the
A Diploma in Communication exit                  industries located in Greater Western Sydney.         same units as the corresponding University
point is also available at the end of                                                                  Bachelor program. Please refer to the
the first year of the course.                    In this course, students have the option to           Western Sydney University Handbook for
                                                 undertake one major, or two sub-majors,               the latest details on the course units.
DIPLOMA IN COMMUNICATION/                        in Advertising, Journalism, PR or Media
                                                 Arts Production.                                      The Diploma in Communication
BACHELOR OF COMMUNICATION
                                                                                                       Extended program covers preliminary
The Diploma in Communication/Bachelor                                                                  units, as well as the same units as the
                                                 DIPLOMA IN COMMUNICATION/
of Communication encompasses a range                                                                   corresponding University Bachelor
                                                 BACHELOR OF SCREEN MEDIA
of studies in the fields of communication,                                                             program. Please refer to the University
                                                 (ARTS AND PRODUCTION)
media and design including specialised                                                                 Handbook for the latest information.
studies in the major fields of Advertising,      The Diploma in Communication/Bachelor
Journalism, Public Relations and Media           of Screen Media (Arts and Production)                 PATHWAY TO WESTERN SYDNEY
Arts Production. Teaching includes both          offers studies in a range of screen media             UNIVERSITY
theory and practice with reference to real-      skills and production practice fields. These
world contexts highlighting future career        include media, communications and arts                Students who successfully complete the
opportunities in a convergent digital media      as well as practical studies in media arts            Diploma in Communication from The College
world. Through classwork, independent study      production, digital journalism, with study            are guaranteed entry into the second year
and engagement with the multicultural nature     options also including sound technology               of the Bachelor of Communication, Bachelor
of our communities, students develop an          and web and motion design. Teaching                   of Creative Industries or Bachelor of Screen
understanding of the local and international     includes both theory and practice with                Media at Western Sydney University.
relevance of their chosen studies, with          reference to real-world contexts highlighting
opportunities to develop and produce a           future career opportunities in a convergent           CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
range of media outcomes as applied research      digital media world. Students undertake a
                                                                                                       Communication courses from The College
and professional projects throughout             major in Media Arts Production that covers
                                                                                                       may open the door to a career as a journalist,
their studies. Through self-directed,            a variety of digital platform production
                                                                                                       artistic director, animator, graphic designer,
team-based and problem-based learning            practices including short film, documentary,
                                                                                                       advertising professional, photographer,
strategies requiring active participation in     experimental, transmedia and TV. The
                                                                                                       concert manager, public relations professional
the community and professional contexts,         interdisciplinary sub-major in Cultural and
                                                                                                       and more.
graduates learn to reflect and value ethical     Social Analysis offers contemporary debates
and intellectual conduct as well as respect      and methodologies in cultural studies and
for diversity and social justice principles.     social theory. Topics include popular culture,        HOW TO APPLY
                                                 cinema studies, everyday urban life, cultural         You can apply for a Diploma/Bachelor
DIPLOMA IN COMMUNICATION/                        and social impacts of scientific theories and         program via the Universities Admissions
BACHELOR OF CREATIVE INDUSTRIES                  new technologies and multiculturalism.                Centre (UAC) at uac.edu.au
The Diploma in Communication/Bachelor            Through self-directed, team-based and
of Creative Industries is an interdisciplinary   problem-based learning strategies requiring
program, with a core drawn from                  active participation in the community and
communication, design, law and business.         professional contexts, graduates learn to
It brings together major studies in creative     reflect and value ethical and intellectual
disciplines, including Design, Creative          conduct as well as respect for diversity
Writing, Journalism, Design and Music, with      and social justice principles. Students are
studies in the business and legal aspects of     encouraged to find their areas of interest
working in the Creative Industries. Graduates    through project work, and will exit the course
will have the skills to manage creative          with a portfolio of production outcomes
enterprises and turn innovative new ideas into   that reflect their skills and expertise for

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Diploma in                        COURSE                     UAC
                                                             CODE
                                                                      COURSE
                                                                      CODE
                                                                                    INTAKE    DIPLOMA DIPLOMA
                                                                                              LOCATION DURATION
                                                                                                                                 ATAR

Construction                      Diploma in Construction    729435   6032          Mar/Jul   Nirimba      3 Terms (12 months)   55

Management
                                  Management/Bachelor of
                                  Construction Technology

                                  Diploma in Construction    729628   7137          Mar/Oct   Nirimba      4 Terms (16 months) Open
                                  Management (Extended)                                                                        Access

                                  The first year of this course is delivered by         COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS
                                  Western Sydney University The College,
                                                                                        The Diploma/Bachelor programs cover the
                                  as an agent of Western Sydney University,
                                                                                        same units and the corresponding University
                                  via extended face-to-face hours in smaller
                                                                                        Bachelor program. Please refer to the Western
                                  learning environments.
                                                                                        Sydney University Handbook for the latest
                                                                                        details on the course units.
                                  A Diploma in Construction Management exit
                                  point is also available at the end of the first
                                                                                        The Diploma in Construction Management
                                  year of the course.
                                                                                        (Extended) program covers preliminary
                                                                                        units, as well as the same units as the
                                  This course provides the skills and knowledge
                                                                                        corresponding University Bachelor
                                  necessary to perform competently at
                                                                                        program. Please refer to the University
                                  a professional level in the residential
                                                                                        Handbook for the latest information.
                                  construction industry, in one or more of
                                  the following roles: site manager, building
                                  supervisor, estimator and building surveyor.          PATHWAY TO WESTERN SYDNEY
                                  Students will develop specialised skills              UNIVERSITY
                                  in construction management. The three-                Students who successfully complete the
                                  year Construction Technology program is               Diploma in Construction Management at
                                  widely recognised for delivering the full             The College are guaranteed entry into the
                                  suite of theoretical, practical, and hands-           second year of the Bachelor of Construction
                                  on experience in the area of residential              Management or Bachelor of Construction
                                  construction. Students will study four                Technology at Western Sydney University.
                                  concentrated areas related to the delivery
                                  of residential construction projects. These
                                                                                        CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
                                  are Construction Technology; Construction
                                  Economics; Construction Law; and                      A Diploma in Construction Management/
                                  Construction Resource Management. There               Bachelor of Construction Technology
                                  may be a number of opportunities during the           from The College may open the door
                                  course to obtain a cadetship in the building          to a career as an engineer, design and
                                  industry in areas including project home              construction manager, building consultant,
                                  building, building surveying and residential          project manager, machinery and
                                  development. The three-year Bachelor of               design developer, electrical consultant,
                                  Construction Technology program may be                architect, site manager and more.
                                  used as a pathway to the four year Bachelor
                                  of Construction Management program which              HOW TO APPLY
                                  meets the Australian Institute of Building
                                  (AIB) professional accreditation requirements.        You can apply for a Diploma/Bachelor
                                                                                        program via the Universities Admissions
                                                                                        Centre (UAC) at uac.edu.au

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Diploma in         COURSE                       UAC
                                                CODE
                                                          COURSE INTAKE DIPLOMA DIPLOMA
                                                          CODE          LOCATION DURATION
                                                                                                                   ATAR

Criminal and       Diploma in Criminal and      729439    6025        Mar/Jul   Bankstown     3 Terms (12 months) 55

Community
                   Community Justice/Bachelor
                   of Criminal and Community
                   Justice

Justice            Diploma in Criminal
                   and Community Justice
                                                729632    7154        Mar/Oct   Bankstown     4 Terms (16 months) Open
                                                                                                                  Access
                   (Extended)

                   The first year of this course is delivered by        COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS
                   Western Sydney University The College,
                                                                        The Diploma/Bachelor programs cover the
                   as an agent of Western Sydney University,
                                                                        same units as the corresponding University
                   via extended face-to-face hours in smaller
                                                                        Bachelor program. Please refer to the
                   learning environments.
                                                                        Western Sydney University Handbook for
                                                                        the latest details on the course units.
                   A Diploma in Criminal and Community Justice
                   exit point is also available at the end of the
                                                                        The Diploma in Criminal and Community
                   first year of the course.
                                                                        Justice (Extended) program covers
                                                                        preliminary units, as well as the same units
                   The Diploma in Criminal and Community
                                                                        as the corresponding University Bachelor
                   Justice/Bachelor of Criminal and Community
                                                                        program. Please refer to the University
                   Justice degree is designed for current
                                                                        Handbook for the latest information.
                   employees within Corrective Services,
                   as well as students who wish to pursue a
                   career in corrections, probation or parole.          PATHWAY TO WESTERN SYDNEY
                   The degree will draw upon disciplinary               UNIVERSITY
                   areas such as criminal justice, criminology,         Students who successfully complete
                   psychology, social work and welfare in               a Diploma in Criminal and Community
                   order to provide a theoretical framework             Justice from The College receive
                   for those who work with offenders and                guaranteed entry into the second year of
                   on issues of rehabilitation, through-care            the Bachelor of Criminal and Community
                   and resettlement. As well as providing a             Justice at Western Sydney University.
                   theoretical framework, the program will
                   provide those who complete the degree
                                                                        CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
                   with the knowledge and skills to develop
                   and evaluate practice to enhance their               A Diploma in Criminal and Community
                   ability to work with offenders. The Bachelor         Justice/Bachelor of Criminal and Community
                   of Criminal and Community Justice can be             Justice from The College may open the door
                   described as an ‘applied degree pathway’             to a career as a police officer, international
                   insofar as the teaching within the program           aid worker, criminal justice agent, border
                   will link theory to practice. It is important to     protection professional, intelligence officer,
                   note that this degree does not guarantee             fraud manager, policy developer, welfare
                   direct employment into Corrective Services.          and community professional and more..

                                                                        HOW TO APPLY
                                                                        You can apply for a Diploma/Bachelor
                                                                        program via the Universities Admissions
                                                                        Centre (UAC) at uac.edu.au

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Diploma                                            COURSE                   UAC  COURSE INTAKE DIPLOMA DIPLOMA
                                                                            CODE CODE          LOCATION DURATION
                                                                                                                                             ATAR

in Design                                          Diploma in Design/
                                                   Bachelor of Design
                                                                            729443 6011        Mar/Jul   Nirimba      3 Terms (12 months)    55

                                                   (Visual Communication)

                                                   Diploma in Design/       729444 6013        Mar/Jul   Nirimba      3 Terms (12 months)    55
                                                   Bachelor of Graphic
                                                   Design (Pathway to
                                                   Teaching Secondary)

                                                   Diploma in Design        729638 7152        Mar/Oct   Nirimba      4 Terms (16 months)    Open
                                                   Extended – Design                                                                         Access
                                                   (Visual Communication)

                                                   Diploma in Design        729639 7153        Mar/Oct   Nirimba      4 Terms (16 months)    Open
                                                   Extended – Graphic                                                                        Access
                                                   (Pathway to Teaching
                                                   Secondary)

The first year of these courses are delivered      DIPLOMA IN DESIGN/BACHELOR                       COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS
by Western Sydney University The                   OF GRAPHIC DESIGN (PATHWAY
                                                                                                    The Diploma/Bachelor programs cover the
College, as an agent of Western Sydney             TO TEACHING SECONDARY)
                                                                                                    same units as the corresponding University
University, via extended face-to-face
                                                   The Diploma in Design/Bachelor of Graphic        Bachelor program. Please refer to the Western
hours in smaller learning environments.
                                                   Design (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) is        Sydney University Handbook for the latest
                                                   a three-year degree specially designed to        details on the course units.
A Diploma in Design exit point is also available
                                                   lead into the Master of Teaching (Secondary),
at the end of the first year of the course.
                                                   an accredited postgraduate teaching              The Diploma in Design (Extended) program
                                                   qualification. Together, the two degrees         covers preliminary units, as well as the same
DIPLOMA IN DESIGN/BACHELOR OF DESIGN               provide direct access to a teaching career and   units as the corresponding University Bachelor
(VISUAL COMMUNICATION)                             improved prospects for career advancement.       program. Please refer to the University
The Diploma in Design/Bachelor of Design                                                            Handbook for the latest information.
(Visual Communication) degree will provide         With an emphasis on studio-based practice,
you with fundamental skills and knowledge to       you will study areas such as image design,       PATHWAY TO WESTERN SYDNEY
communicate ideas and information across a         typography, layout design, branding, design      UNIVERSITY
wide range of visual media. With an emphasis       history, research methods, and web-based
                                                   design. From year two, you will develop a        Students who successfully complete
on studio-based practice, you will study areas
                                                   focus on digital design, photography, and        a Diploma in Design from The College
such as image design, typography, layout
                                                   graphics technology, enabling you to develop     receive guaranteed entry into the second
design, branding, design history, research
                                                   two teaching disciplines, design & technology    year of the Bachelor of Design (Visual
methods, and web-based design. From year
                                                   and graphics & multimedia technology. You        Communication) or the Bachelor of Graphic
two, there are opportunities to engage with
                                                   will also have the opportunity to study an       Design (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)
live community or industry projects, and
                                                   Education Studies sub-major, where you           at Western Sydney University.
you will choose two practical specialisations
from the following pairs: motion design and        will gain an understanding of contemporary
data visualisation; game and app design;           education issues, teaching and learning. As      CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
illustration and photography. You may also         well as being equipped with the necessary
                                                                                                    Design courses from The College may
choose electives from outside of design            elements of an initial teacher qualification,
                                                                                                    open the door to a career as a journalist,
such as advertising and media production.          you will be prepared for professional graphic
                                                                                                    artistic director, animator, graphic
Throughout the program you will engage with        design practice and associated alternate
                                                                                                    designer, advertising professional,
individual and team-based projects, develop        employment opportunities in design.
                                                                                                    photographer, concert manager, public
your conceptual thinking skills, use a variety                                                      relations professional and more.
of traditional and emerging technologies,
and expand your creative practice. In year
                                                                                                    HOW TO APPLY
four you will take a position in our award-
winning teaching design studio where                                                                You can apply for a Diploma/Bachelor
you will gain experience in a professional                                                          program via the Universities Admissions
learning environment, preparing you for                                                             Centre (UAC) at uac.edu.au
work in an exciting and evolving industry.

Students may exit with a Bachelor of
Design Studies after successful completion
of the first three years of the program.

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Diploma in         COURSE                     UAC
                                              CODE
                                                       COURSE
                                                       CODE
                                                                     INTAKE    DIPLOMA DIPLOMA
                                                                               LOCATION DURATION
                                                                                                                      ATAR

Engineering        Diploma in Engineering/
                   Bachelor of Engineering
                                              729449   6033          Mar/Jul   Penrith          3 Terms (12 months)   55

                   Studies

                   Diploma in Engineering     729645   7162          Mar/Oct   Penrith          4 Terms (16 months) Open
                   Extended                                                                                         Access

                   The first year of this course is delivered            PATHWAY TO WESTERN SYDNEY
                   by Western Sydney University The                      UNIVERSITY
                   College, as an agent of Western Sydney
                                                                         Students who successfully complete the
                   University, via extended face-to-face
                                                                         Diploma in Engineering from The College
                   hours in smaller learning environments.
                                                                         receive guaranteed entry into the second year
                                                                         of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
                   A Diploma in Engineering exit point
                                                                         or the Bachelor of Engineering Science at
                   is also available at the end of the
                                                                         Western Sydney University.
                   first year of the course.

                   Students have the opportunity to focus on             CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
                   a discipline area by selecting a key program
                                                                         A Diploma in Engineering/Bachelor of
                   in Civil, Construction, Electrical, Mechanical,
                                                                         Engineering Studies from The College may
                   or Robotic and Mechatronic engineering.
                                                                         open the door to a career as an engineer,
                   The program has been developed with the
                                                                         design and construction manager, building
                   view of enabling graduates to practice as
                                                                         consultant, project manager, machinery
                   an engineering technologist in their chosen
                                                                         and design developer, electrical consultant,
                   field. The three-year Diploma in Engineering/
                                                                         architect, site manager, and more.
                   Bachelor of Engineering Science program
                   may be used as a pathway to the four-year
                   Bachelor of Engineering program that meet             HOW TO APPLY
                   Engineers Australia professional accreditation        You can apply for a Diploma/Bachelor
                   requirements; academic performance                    program via the Universities Admissions
                   criteria will also need to be met to transfer.        Centre (UAC) at uac.edu.au

                   COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS
                   The Diploma/Bachelor programs cover the
                   same units as the corresponding University
                   Bachelor program. Please refer to the Western
                   Sydney University Handbook for the latest
                   details on the course units.

                   The Diploma in Engineering (Extended)
                   program covers preliminary units, as well
                   as the same units as the corresponding
                   University Bachelor program. Please refer
                   to the University Handbook for the latest
                   information about these.

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