Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts

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Get ready to explore the fascinating world of Arts and Humanities, with over 25 majors to choose from. Whether you’re interested in International Relations or have an unwavering desire to learn more about Philosophy, this course will equip you with the critical skills needed to challenge conventional thinking.

When you successfully complete the 12-month diploma from The College, you gain guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Arts at Western Sydney University.

To apply, you will need one of the following;

  • An ATAR of 55+, or
  • Tertiary study (a certificate 3 or higher), or
  • Work experience, equivalent of 12 months full-time in any field. Use our Statement of Service for proof of work experience.

Once you’re here, our mission is to make sure you have the supportive learning environment and flexibility to transform your life. That includes smaller class sizes with greater access to one-on-one teaching and support.

At The College, we’re dedicated to your success. We know that if you’re given a supportive learning environment with a dedicated team of educators, anything is possible. Our wide range of pathway options include University Foundation Studies, Extended Diplomas and Integrated Diploma/Bachelor courses. Your success starts here.

Your ATAR Doesn’t Determine Your Future. You Do.

Course structure

The course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

This course is available to domestic students only. International students should see the following course:

Fees and delivery

Fees:

Diploma in Arts: $6,566*

*Maximum Student Contribution for the indicated period of study based on a full-time study load with no units failed or repeated.

Bachelor of Arts: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.

For more details, consult Student Contribution Bands - Diploma Fees

Delivery: On campus

Full-time study load means approximately 4 days on campus.

This course is only available to domestic students. 

Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.

 

 

Apply now and start your unlimited journey.

"The facilities are very good, and the labs are state of the art. I hope to go on to my Honours, Masters, and eventually complete a PhD."

— Mark Lathouwers. Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts.

Apply now and start your unlimited journey.

Consult The College Guide for steps on how to choose your course and how to apply.

*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.