The College

The College puts university within reach. Apply for one of our many courses on offer, and you could be on your way to completing a university degree in no time!

Begin your unlimited journey at The College

The College provides an alternative entry pathway to Western Sydney University for students who may not have qualified for direct entry. With our integrated Diploma/ Bachelor program, you’ll have the opportunity to study the same first year units of the corresponding degree at Western Sydney University, in a supportive learning environment. You'll then transition into second year at university!

The College provides pathways in the following fields:

  • Arts (for students wishing to study Arts, Education, Humanities, Law or Psychology)
  • Building Design Management
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal and Community Justice
  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Health Science
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Policing

Apply now and start your unlimited journey.

Integrated Diploma/ Bachelor Program

This 12-month program allows students to study the first year of their chosen degree in a more supportive environment with smaller class sizes and greater one-on-one time with teachers. On successful completion of the program, students automatically transition into the second year of the corresponding Bachelor degree at Western Sydney University.

Extended Diploma Program

This 16-month program allows students to undertake course-specific preparatory units alongside the first year units of their course, which will help in developing the content knowledge and skills needed to succeed in university. After successful completion, students articulate into the second year of their chosen degree at Western Sydney University.

University Foundation Studies Program

This program is designed to introduce you to the knowledge and skills needed for the first year of your Bachelor degree at Western Sydney University. The program provides pathways into a College Diploma program, or for student who obtain satisfactory results, guaranteed direct entry into the first year of the corresponding degree at Western Sydney University.

Students have the opportunity to choose from one of two specialisations of study: Arts (for those wanting to study Arts, Humanities, Social Science, Psychology or Education) or Health Science/ Nursing.

The Western Experience

Up to $800 worth of digital textbooks, for free

Western provides free digital textbooks for your first year units* - that’s up to $800 in value! Why? Because money shouldn’t stand between you and opportunity. It's part of Western Sydney University's initiative to prepare you for success from the first day you begin your studies.

*Students studying any University Foundation Studies courses are not eligible.

Got questions?

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