Diploma in Culture, Society and Justice (7188)

  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 7188
  • AQF Level: 5

This program applies to students who commenced in Spring Block 1, 2023 or later.

The Diploma in Culture, Society and Justice is an engaging and flexible interdisciplinary program providing students with essential knowledge and analytical skills transferrable to a wide range of career options and future academic study. Through the program, students will investigate various social, cultural, legal, political, environmental, and economic challenges facing contemporary society and gain critical insight into key debates and perspectives that shape our understanding and professional practice across a range of fields. The Diploma program offers various avenues by which students can personalise learning, enhance their future employability and build their critical capacities to impact wider social change positively and ethically.

Study Mode

One year full-time or two years part-time.

Program Advice

Dr Christopher Roffey

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |

Location

Campus Attendance Mode Advice
The College - Nirimba Education Precinct Full Time Internal See above
The College - Nirimba Education Precinct Part Time Internal See above
Bankstown City Campus Full Time Internal See above
Bankstown City Campus Part Time Internal See above

Admission

This program is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents who are aged 17 years or over and not currently enrolled in or completing Year 12 in the same year of intended admission.

Program Structure

Students will need to enrol in one subject that will run online for 17 weeks (in either Autumn or Spring sessions) and will simultaneously study another four subjects on campus in block mode (1 subject studied every 4 weeks) during this period. Please note that subjects in blocks are studied over 4 weeks.

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 110 credit points including the subjects listed below.

Start Year Intake

Subject Title Credit Points
Autumn Semester
GEDU 0016Employability and Graduate Success (WSTC Prep) (Studied over 17 weeks)15
Autumn Block 1
GEDU 1001Introduction to University Life (WSTC)10
Autumn Block 2
GEDU 1002Core Foundations and Key Ideas (WSTC)10
Autumn Block 3
CULT 1028Introduction to Criminology and Justice (WSTC)10
Autumn Block 4
HUMN 1068Intersectionality: Identity, Diversity and Difference (WSTC)10
Spring Semester
GEDU 0017Transition Success (WSTC Prep) (Studied over 17 weeks)15
Spring Block 1
HUMN 1070Indigenous Australia: People, Places and Philosophies (WSTC)10
Spring Block 2
HUMN 1069Human Rights and Community Action (WSTC)10
Spring Block 3
Choose one elective subject110
Spring Block 4
Choose one elective subject110
Total credit points110
1

Students may choose electives from any other subject offered under a Destination College Diploma. These subjects cannot be University subjects or other College subjects.

Mid Year Intake
 

Subject Title Credit Points
Spring Semester
GEDU 0016Employability and Graduate Success (WSTC Prep) (Studied over 17 weeks)15
Spring Block 1
GEDU 1001Introduction to University Life (WSTC)10
Spring Block 2
GEDU 1002Core Foundations and Key Ideas (WSTC)10
Spring Block 3
CULT 1028Introduction to Criminology and Justice (WSTC)10
Spring Block 4
HUMN 1068Intersectionality: Identity, Diversity and Difference (WSTC)10
Autumn Semester
GEDU 0017Transition Success (WSTC Prep)15
Autumn Block 1
HUMN 1070Indigenous Australia: People, Places and Philosophies (WSTC)10
Autumn Block 2
HUMN 1069Human Rights and Community Action (WSTC)10
Autumn Block 3
Choose one elective subject1
Autumn Block 4
Choose one elective subject1
Total Credit Points110
1

Students may choose electives from any other subject offered under a Destination College Diploma. These subjects cannot be University subjects or other College subjects.