Postgraduate students

Study at Western. Go Further.

If you want to grow your professional skills, advance your career prospects or pursue your passion for learning, the opportunities are unlimited at Western Sydney University.

Get ready. You’re about to take your ambition to the next level.

Domestic students

Save up to 87% on postgrad course fees

Postgrad study just got a whole lot more affordable with subsidised program places available through the Commonwealth Supported Places scheme. Course fees are subsidised up to 87% for eligible students. As a subsidy, you don't have to pay back this portion.

Applying to Western

If you’re an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident of Australia, you can apply for postgraduate program studies either: Directly to Western (applying is free) or through the Universities Admission Centre (there’s an application fee).

If you’re applying for any of the following programs, applications must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC):

Master of Clinical Psychology
Master of Professional Psychology
Graduate Diploma in Psychology


If you're an International Student, you'll need to apply through our International Online Application System. You can get more information through our live chat, or by visiting our International site for more info.

The College offers internationally-acclaimed English Language Programs that are designed to give you every chance of success. Whether you want to improve your general communication skills, work in Australia or study at Western Sydney University, our teachers are dedicated to you.

Every year we welcome students from countries all over the world to come and study one of our many English language programs on offer. In addition to learning English students will have the opportunity to experience the Australian lifestyle, gain an understanding of other cultures and develop lifelong friendships that span the globe.

Postgraduate Study


Enquire now and advance your career with postgraduate study at Western.

Start your unlimited journey today.

Program Information

For a full list of programs, go to Western Sydney Postgraduate.

Postgraduate research programs

For information on how to apply for Postgraduate Research Programs, please visit the Graduate Research School.

Closing dates

Don’t miss out on your dream program. Here’s where you can find all the closing dates.

English proficiency requirements

If you have undertaken your studies in an overseas country, you may have to provide proof of proficiency in English.

Please refer to the UAC website for detailed information about Western's English language proficiency requirements.

Important Dates

Please take note of these important dates for starting your studies. For application closing dates, please see Postgraduate Coursework Closing Dates.

Session Commencement Dates

8 January 2024
Quarter 1 (Q1) session starts

4 March 2024
Autumn Session starts

24 March 2024
Quarter 1 (Q1) session ends

2 April 2024
Quarter 2 (Q2) session starts

16 June 2024
Quarter 2 (Q2) session ends

30 June 2024
Autumn session ends

24 June 2024
Quarter 3 (Q3) session starts

22 July 2024
Spring session starts

8 September 2024
Quarter 3 (Q3) session ends

16 September 2024
Quarter 4 (Q4) session starts

17 November 2024
Spring session ends

1 December 2024
Quarter 4 (Q4) session ends

Got questions?

Contact our Course Information Centre on 1300 668 370 or Live Chat.