Bachelor of Communication (WSTC First Year Program)

If you have completed a Bachelor of Communication (WSTC First Year Program) [7046] or Bachelor of Communication Extended (WSTC First Year Program) [7073] with Western Sydney University, The College you have guaranteed entry into the Bachelor of Communication, Bachelor of Creative Industries (Advertising, Journalism, PR or Media Arts Production) or Bachelor of Screen Media (Arts and Production) and you will have 80 credit points applied to your University record, this is equivalent to one year of full time study in credit.

Credit details for the Bachelor of Communication (WSTC First Year Program)
Pathway codeDegreeCredit grantedCredit details
15L0006 (7046)
15L0008 (7073)
Bachelor of Communication 169680 credit points
(160 credit points remain)

Pathway to BComm credit details

16L0133 (7046)
16L0134 (7073)
Bachelor of Creative Industries (Advertising, Journalism, PR or Media Arts Production)183880 credit points
(160 credit points remain)
Pathway to BCI credit details
16L0157 (7046)
16L0158 (7073)
Bachelor of Screen Media (Arts and Production) 179180 credit points
(160 credit points remain)
Pathway to BScrnMed(Arts&Prod) credit details

Remember, if you decide to change your major during your studies, you need to check to see how your credit counts in your new major. If you are unsure about this speak with your Director of Academic Program, their contact information can be accessed from the Handbook(opens in a new window).

Next steps for current students:

  1. Complete section 1 and 2 of the enrolment process, as detailed on the How do I enrol webpage(opens in a new window)
  2. Claim your Pathways credit online(opens in a new window)
  3. Continue from section 3 of the enrolment process.

If there is no pathway listed from your completed qualification to your chosen degree, please instead lodge an application for Advanced Standing(opens in a new window) to be assessed for potential credit.

Credit details for Bachelor of Communication and Bachelor of Creative Industries (Adv, Journalism, PR or Media Arts Prod):

  • 10cp - 101921 Visual Storytelling
  • 10cp - 100556 Introduction to Journalism
  • 10cp - 100212 Public Relations Theory and Practice
  • 10cp - 102421 Data, Mediation, Power
  • 10cp - 101926 Media Cultures and Industries
  • 10cp - 100706 Advertising: An Introduction
  • 10cp - 101927 Foundations of Media Arts and Production
  • 10cp - 101920 Writing Ecologies

Credit details for Bachelor of Screen Media (Arts and Production):

  • 10cp - 101921 Visual Storytelling
  • 10cp - 100556 Introduction to Journalism
  • 10cp - 102421 Data, Mediation, Power
  • 10cp - 101926 Media Cultures and Industries
  • 10cp - 101927 Foundations of Media Arts and Production
  • 10cp - 101920 Writing Ecologies
  • 10cp - 100897 Everyday Life
  • 10cp - 101922 Web and Time-based Design