Diploma in Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of ICT

Real world computing

The Diploma in ICT/ Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology is designed with a well-rounded framework of theoretical information spanning several domains, including: Networking, Databases, Systems Analysis and Design, Programming, Web and Mobile Technologies, Project Management, Professional Communications, Operating Systems and Human Computer Interaction.

The structure of the course provides scope for electives, sub-majors or majors in further studies, including: Mobile Computing and Application Development, Entertainment Computing, Astroinformatics, Health Informatics, Social Media Analytics, Networking, Health Information Management, Mathematics, Statistics, Systems Security and IT Support.

The first year of this course is delivered by The College as an agent of The University, via extended face-to-face hours in smaller learning environments.

Students who successfully complete the Diploma in Information and Communications Technology are guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) at Western Sydney University.

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Course structure

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 Information and Communications Technology: $9,353

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

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

Student contribution calculator [XLS, 133KB]

Delivery: On campus

This course is available to domestic students only.




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

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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.