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What will I learn?

Tomorrow belongs to great communicators and problem-solvers who can think creatively, critically and independently. This course is designed to give you the support and breadth of knowledge you need to thrive.

majors to choose from. Whether you’re interested in International Relations or have an unwavering desire to learn more about Philosophy, this course will equip you with the critical skills needed to challenge conventional thinking.

When you successfully complete the 12-month Diploma in Arts from The College, you gain guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Arts at Western Sydney University.

This course is available to international students only. 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 with greater access to one-on-one teaching and support.

Your career

As an Arts graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in: Enterprise Leadership; Writing; Artistic Direction; Political Advisory; Digital Communications; Social Research and Policy.

Which department am I in?

School of Humanities and Communication Arts



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$26,836.00 (14,36,617) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 October 2021, 7 March 2022


Parramatta City Campus

169 Macquarie Street and 100 George Street,

New South Wales,

2150, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Students must have Successful completion of Year 12 or an equivalent qualification.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS 6.0 overall score, minimum 5.5 in each subtest; TOEFL internet-based total 70 score Writing 20; listening and reading 11; speaking 16; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 50 overall; No communication skills less than 42.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is among the world’s top 2% of universities and places students at the very heart of the University experience.

  • Ranked 251st by Times Higher Education
  • Top 50 Young Universities in the World
  • Offering more scholarships that ever before
  • 48,500 Students, 6,700 International Students