Diploma in Information and Communications Technology

About

The Diploma in Information and Communications Technology is ideal for students who have not gained direct entry to the University of Western Sydney (UWS) and want the opportunity to improve their entry qualifications and become fully prepared for university study.

The Diploma in Information and Communications Technology provides you with the knowledge and skills that prepare you for the second year of your degree at UWS.

Available Diplomas


Fast Track Standard Extended
Available to: Domestic and international Domestic and international Domestic
Course Code: 7004 7005
7067
CRICOS Code: 063563K 063564J To come
UAC Code: 729551 729550 To come
Duration: 2 terms — 8 months full-time 3 terms — 12 months full-time 4 terms — 16 months full-time
Intake: Nirimba — June Nirimba — Feb Nirimba — Feb
ATAR*: 55 50 Open Access (non-credential/no ATAR)
English entry requirements: IELTS 6.0 (min 5.5 in each band)/EAP 4 IELTS 6.0 (min 5.5 in each band)/EAP 4 IELTS 6.0 (min 5.5 in each band)/EAP 4
Fees: Domestic and international Domestic and international Domestic
Study mode: Full-time Full-time or part-time Full-time


* Entry scores are indicative only. Other factors may be taken into consideration.

Courses

Successful completion** of this Diploma grants you entry into the second year of study in the following bachelor's degrees at UWS:

  • Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology majoring in —
    • Entertainment Computing
    • Health Informatics
    • Networking
    • Mathematics
    • Mobile Computing
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Information Systems majoring in —
    • Entertainment Computing
    • Health Informatics
    • Networking
    • Mobile Computing
    • Mathematics.

** For successful completion of your Diploma at UWSCollege, you will need a 50% pass rate in all required units. This enables you to proceed to UWS with advanced standing equivalent to one year of the corresponding UWS bachelor's degree.

For more information regarding unit and course descriptions, refer to the UWS Handbook.