Diploma in Science Extended - Natural Science

Approved Abbreviation: DipSc

Western Sydney University Course Code: 7121.1

AQF Level: 5

Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year for 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.

This course provides students with a guaranteed pathway into the Bachelor of Natural Science degree at Western Sydney University with up to 80 credit points of advanced standing. The Diploma is delivered via extended face to face hours in smaller learning environments.

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

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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 Hawkesbury and Campbelltown campuses for some learning experiences.


Extended course:

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 18 years or over and can demonstrate a minimum level of English language competence. 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.

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

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

School Leavers

A7113WSTC Science Extended - Natural Science - School Leavers

Non-credentialed Students

A7114WSTC Science Extended - Natural Science - Non-Credentialed Students

International Students

A7115WSTC Science Extended - Natural Science - International Students

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