Diploma in Arts

Key Information


52 WEEKS (3 Terms)



March / July / October


3 Terms CRICOS: 108966D




*Fees indicative for 2024

Course Overview

The Diploma in Arts provides a pathway into the Bachelor of Arts degree. A qualification in the Arts can cover a broad range of humanities subjects from writing and literature, to studies of other cultures, religions and languages. It can also enable you to access a pathway to Teaching with up to one-year equivalent advanced standing. Furthermore, this course offers a foundation unit in Academic English that provides an additional skills base for tertiary level study.

Delivery mode: This course is delivered face-to-face/ on campus.

Articulation to Western Sydney University

  •  Bachelor of Arts with the major options including:



  Childhood Studies


  Creative Writing

  Criminology and Criminal Justice

  Cultural and Social

  Economy and Markets


  Geography and Urban Studies

  Global Business

  Heritage and Tourism

  History and Political Thought

  Indigenous and Australian Studies


  Innovation and Change

  International English

  International Relations and Asian Studies

  Islamic Studies



  Music Performance


  Organisations and Work

  Peace and Development Studies


  Psychological Studies


  •    Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)
  •    Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)
  •    Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Early Childhood/Primary)
  •    Bachelor of Arts (Interpreting and Translation)

Potential Careers

As an Arts graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Teacher
  • Enterprise Leadership
  • Writing
  • Artistic Direction
  • Political Advisory
  • Digital Communications
  • Social Research and Policy

Additional Information

More information about the Diploma in Arts.

Click here to view the student guide for Diploma in Arts.

Diploma in Arts is delivered under Western Sydney University International College CRICOS Provider Code 108966D and is at AQF level 5 under the Australian Qualification Framework.

Intellectual Property for some courses including material may be owned by Western Sydney University and are used by Western Sydney University International College in accordance with Licence Agreement.

This course is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), and is authorised to be offered to international  students studying on an international student visa, under the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). Further information can be found at https://www.teqsa.gov.au/provider/western-sydney-university-international-college-pty-ltd