Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Extended

Approved Abbreviation: DipICT

Western Sydney University Course Code: 7067.2

AQF Level: 5

CRICOS Code: 085668G

Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.

This course is delivered by Western Sydney University, The College as an agent of Western Sydney University.

Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year in this course is 2017 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

Commencement Year 2015 - 7067.1 Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Extended

This program is designed to provide a tertiary level foundation for further study in the Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology and Bachelor of Information Systems degrees. It has been constructed to provide students with a sample of ICT units and university experiences. The inclusion of additional preparatory units is designed to assist students in the transition to study at University level.

Students who successfully complete the Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Extended will articulate into Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology degree at Western Sydney University with up to one year equivalent of advanced standing (80 credit points). Students may also articulate into Bachelor of Information Systems.

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Western Sydney University, The College

Study Mode
One and a half years full-time (four terms) or three years part-time (eight terms). Students will be required to attend the Kingswood or Parramatta South campus for some learning experiences.

Course Advice

College Course


CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
The College - Nirimba Education PrecinctFull TimeInternal See above


Recent School Leavers

Completion of Year 12 with specified ATAR to be determined year by year.

International Students

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.

Non-Credentialed Students

Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents aged 18 years or over. Applicants who are 17 years of age will be eligible for an offer if they have completed the HSC or other Year 12 studies or equivalent.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 150 credit points which include the units listed in the pathways below.

Students are categorised into three Pathways. See individual links below for detailed course structure.

Recent School Leavers

A7083WSTC Information and Communications Technology Ext Recent School Leavers

International Students

A7084WSTC Information and Communicatins Technology Ext International Students

Non-Credentialed Applicants

A7095WSTC Information and Communications Technology Extended Non-Credentialed Applicants

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