You’re interested in the world around you. Want to communicate what you see, hear and feel as effectively as possible? This course gets you ready to do great things – at uni and beyond.
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. Choose from fascinating majors, including Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations and Media Arts Production. Develop an understanding of audiences from cross-cultural and international perspectives. Solve problems that need active participation in the community. Learn about ethical conduct, intellectual integrity, diversity and social justice principles.
When you successfully complete the 16-month diploma from The College, you gain guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Communication at Western Sydney University.
To apply, you don’t need an ATAR; all you need are ambition 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. Our Extended Diplomas also cover extra introductory units that will prepare you for success in your tertiary studies and beyond.
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
*Maximum Student Contribution for the indicated period of study based on a full-time study load with no units failed or repeated.
Delivery: 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.
Communication courses from The College can open the door to a variety of careers:
- Corporate Communications
- Direct Marketing
- Market Research
- Public Relations
Journalists research and compile news stories, write and edit news reports, commentaries and feature stories for presentation in print and electronic media, and compose written material to advertise goods and services.
Public Relations Consultant
Public Relations Professionals plan, develop, implement and evaluate information and communication strategies that create an understanding and a favourable view of organisations, their goods and services, and their role in the community.
Web Developers create computer animation, audio, video and graphic image files and maintain websites and web applications using web programming, scripting, authoring, content management and file transfer software.
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.
Apply now and start your unlimited journey.
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.