You’re interested in the world around you. Want to use the screen to communicate what you see, hear and feel? This course gets you ready to do great things – at uni and beyond.
Note: You will be required to travel between campuses to complete this degree.
Mid-Year Entry. Apply Now
If you missed out on applying for university to start in Autumn session, you may still be able to study in 2019 with our Mid-Year intake.
Study at a world-class university, globally recognised for its research strengths and innovations in teaching. Apply today to start your unlimited journey.
Communicate your way
Be prepared for a career in the media world of tomorrow. Learn about experimental and short film, documentary-making, transmedia concepts and digital journalism, sound technology, web and motion design, and television. Be introduced to contemporary thinking around cultural studies and society, popular culture, cinema studies, everyday urban life, the cultural and social impacts of scientific theories, new technologies and multiculturalism.
When you successfully complete the 12-month diploma from The College, you gain guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Screen Media (Arts and Production) at Western Sydney University.
To apply, all you need is an ATAR of 55+ and the determination to work hard. Once you’re here, our mission is to make sure you have the supportive learning environment and flexibility you need 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.
Our 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 one of the following courses:
Fees and Delivery
Diploma in Communication: $6,561*
*Maximum Student Contribution for the indicated period of study based on a full-time study load with no units failed or repeated.
Bachelor of Screen Media (Arts and Production): 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.
Delivery: On campus
This course is available to domestic students only.
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As a Communication graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Media Production
- Graphic Design
Advertising Professionals develop and coordinate advertising strategies and campaigns, determine the market for new goods and services, and identify and develop market opportunities for new and existing goods and services.
Graphic and Illustrators design information for visual and audio communication, publication and display using print, film, electronic, digital and other forms of visual and audio media.
Media Producers plan, administer and review activities concerned with producing artistic media and determine artistic policies for performing arts organisations.
Authors, and Book and Script Editors write, edit and evaluate literary works for publication and scripts for film, television, radio and stage productions.
Camera operators maintain the composition and choreography of what is captured on camera. They work with directors of the work and adhere to their creative vision. Operators are responsible for strategically choosing angles, lenses and correct editing techniques to convey their story.
Animators create a number of images that create movement when shown in sequence. Their work is detailed and collaborative, working with a variety of other groups to create the correct concept.
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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.