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The Diploma in Culture, Society and Justice is an engaging and flexible interdisciplinary program providing students with essential knowledge and analytical skills transferrable to a wide range of career options and future academic study.
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.
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 further information, 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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Work in industries related to health and social assistance, government agencies, or public administration and safety.
If students transition to a Bachelor program at Western in the School of Social Sciences, the potential employment destinations include:
- Government agencies
- Law enforcement agencies
- Urban planning
- International development agencies
- Tourism management
- Community work
- Teaching (with further study)
- Social Work
- Heritage Officer
Community Development Worker
Community Development Workers provide support, information and advice to clients on emotional, financial, recreational, health, housing and other social welfare matters, and evaluate and coordinate the services of welfare and community service agencies.
Social Researchers study human behaviour, society and institutions from current and historical perspectives, and verbally render spoken statements, and transcribe text and recorded spoken material from one language into another.
Correctional Officers work in prisons and correctional centres to ensure the safe supervision of inmates. Their duties involve observing prison behaviour, providing advice, administering first aid, assessing risk factors and preparing reports.
International Aid Worker
As an International Aid Worker, your calling will take you across the globe. This career includes working for NGOs, managing humanitarian crisises and providing diaster relief.
Policy Advisers collect and analyse information and data to produce intelligence and to develop and analyse policies guiding the design, implementation and modification of government and commercial operations and programs.
Social Professionals research and study human behaviour, society, and institutions from current and historical perspectives, and verbally render spoken statements, and transcribe text and recorded spoken material from one language into another.
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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. 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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