Diploma in Social Science Extended

Build a better society

In today’s ever-changing world, we need people who can navigate complex and culturally diverse social issues. People just like you.

This course lets you choose from a huge range of majors and sub-majors, including Child and Community; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Geography and Urban Studies; Peace and Development Studies; Sociology; Anthropology; Heritage and Tourism.

When you successfully complete the 16-month diploma from The College, you gain guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Social Science or the Bachelor of Humanitarian and Development Studies at Western Sydney University.

This course is only available to international students. 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.

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 international students only. Domestic students should see one of the following courses:

Fees and delivery

Fees: AUD $30,500*

Delivery: On campus

This course is only available to international students.

Unfortunately, domestic students are not eligible to study this degree.

 

 

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"With greater face-to-face time with lecturers, the opportunity to study at a campus that was close to home and friendly, helpful tutors, The College was the best choice for me."

— Alison Shemon, Diploma in Business/ Bachelor of Business

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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.