Diploma in Culture, Society and Justice (Bachelor Pathway)

The College - Nirimba campus

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Study Culture, Society and Justice at Western

Through the program, students will investigate various social, cultural, legal, political, environmental, and economic challenges facing contemporary society and gain critical insight into key debates and perspectives that shape our understanding and professional practice across a range of fields. The Diploma program offers various avenues by which students can personalise learning, enhance their future employability and build their critical capacities to impact wider social change positively and ethically.

The Diploma of Culture, Society and Justice is taught in blocks which lets you complete one subject at a time over 4 weeks with no exams, and assessments are supported in class. 

When you successfully complete the 12-month diploma from The
College, you’ll have the opportunity to transition into the second year of one of the following Bachelor programs at Western. 

  • Bachelor of Tourism and Event Management
  • Bachelor of Humanitarian and Development Studies
  • Bachelor of Policing
  • Bachelor of Criminal and Community Justice
  • Bachelor of Social Science

To apply, you won’t need an ATAR; all you need is 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 to transform your life. That includes smaller class sizes and a dedicated Student Success coach with greater access to one-on-one teaching and support. 

Program structure

Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on subjects selected.

For more details, consult Student Contribution Bands

Delivery: On campus

This program is only available to domestic students.

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



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"With knowledgeable tutors and lecturers, a welcoming environment and additional support both on and off campus, The College drove me to do better and better."

— Afifa Fahez, Diploma in Social Science, Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary), Master of Teaching

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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum, unless the total duration of the program is less than 80CP. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program 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 program past the normal finish date of the program 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 programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.  

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