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What will I learn?

You’re interested in the world around you. Want to communicate what you see, hear and feel as effectively as possible? This course gets you ready to do great things – at uni and beyond.

Gain access to the mix of theory and real-world experience you need to thrive in the media world of tomorrow. Learn about communication, design, law and business. Choose from a huge range of study areas, including Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations and Media Arts Production.

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

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 success starts here.

Your career

Communication courses from The College can open the door to a variety of careers:

  • Journalist
  • Artistic Director
  • Advertising Professional
  • Photographer
  • Concert Manager
  • Public Relations Professional

Which department am I in?

School of Humanities and Communication Arts



Study options

Full Time (16 months)

Tuition fees
A$43,320.00 (US$ 33,361) per year

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

Start date

1 March 2021, 25 October 2021


Nirimba Campus

Eastern Road,


New South Wales,

2763, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

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

English Language Requirements: IELTS 5.5 with minimum 5.0 in each sub band; or equivalent results from The College English Language Program or The College English Entrance Test; and completion of year 11 or equivalent with specified results.

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


About this uni

Western Sydney University values integrity & academic excellence allied to a student focused approach to teaching & learning.

  • Ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide
  • Rated 1st in Sydney for employer satisfaction
  • 5 stars for facilities, Inclusiveness and Innovation (QS)
  • Multi-year scholarships valued at up to 50% off tuition fees