Diploma in Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Primary

Approved Abbreviation: DipArts

Western Sydney University Course Code: 7144.1

AQF Level: 5

CRICOS Code: 096992E

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 2018 or later.

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

This program is designed to provide students with the first year units included in the Arts degree. The inclusion of additional preparatory units is designed to assist students in the transition to study at University level. The Diploma is delivered via extended face to face hours in smaller learning environments.

Students who successfully complete this Diploma will articulate into the Arts (Pathways to Teaching Primary) degree with up to one year (80 credit points) equivalent of advanced standing.

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Western Sydney University, The College

Study Mode
One and a half years full-time (four terms)


Recent School Leavers

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

Non-credentialed Students

Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents who are aged 17 years or over.

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.

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.

Local Recent School Leavers

A7196WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Primary - Local Recent School Leavers

Non-Credentialed Applicants

A7197WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Primary - Non-Credentialed Applicants

International Students

A7198WSTC Arts Extended - Pathway to Teaching Primary - International Students

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