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.

Visionaries welcome

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.

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 career

This program may open the door to a career in:

Enterprise Leadership
Artistic Direction
Political Advisory
Digital Communications
Social Research and Policy



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

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

25 October 2021


Parramatta City Campus

169 Macquarie Street and 100 George Street,


New South Wales,

2150, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Successful completion of Year 11 with above average grades or completion of Year 12

IELTS (Academic) - Overall = 6.0 No bands below 5.0

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English - Cambridge English level B1, overall score 169, no section less than 162

Occupational English Test (OET) - 4 grade C’s

Pearsons Test of English (PTE) – Academic - Overall score of 50 with no communicative skill score less than 42

TOEFL - Paper Based Test = 550 Internet Based Test= 70 AND Writing = 20 Speaking 16, Listening and Reading 11