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Diploma in Science Extended - Science


What will I learn?

Get ready for a lifelong journey of discovery. This course develops the skills you need to investigate a huge number of scientific disciplines, and prepares you for tomorrow’s challenges.

Study Science. Major in Discovery

Become a skilled problem-solver with the capacity for independent thought. Gain confidence through real-world experience. Emerge with a wide range of scientific skills across quantification, modelling, investigation, experimentation and observation.

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

Your career

This program may open the door to a career in:

  • Government environmental agencies
  • Patent work
  • Quality control
  • Environmental consulting laboratories
  • Scientific equipment companies
  • Science teaching



Study options

Full Time (16 months)

Tuition fees
A$35,042.00 (19,12,773) per year
AUD $46,723 for the entire course
Start date

30 October 2023


Nirimba Campus

Eastern Road,


New South Wales,

2763, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

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

IELTS (Academic) - Overall = 5.5 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 42 with no communicative skill score less than 40

TOEFL - Internet Based Test = 59 and Writing = 17 Speaking 15, Listening and Reading 7