Diploma in Social Science Extended - Social Science

Approved Abbreviation: DipSocSc

Western Sydney University Course Code: 7133.1

AQF Level: 5

This course provides students with a guaranteed pathway into the Bachelor Social 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.

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Study Mode
One and a half years full-time or three years part-time.


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

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 140 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

A7122WSTC Social Science Extended - Social Science - Local Recent School Leavers

Non-Credentialed Applicants

A7123WSTC Social Science Extended - Social Science - Non-Credentialed Applicants

International Students

A7124WSTC Social Science Extended - Social Science - International Students

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