Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Extended - ICT

  • Approved Abbreviation: DipInfCommTech
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 7138
  • AQF Level: 5

CRICOS Code: 096990G

Students should follow the program structure for the session start date relevant to the year they commenced.

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

This program is designed to provide students with the first year subjects included in the Information and Communications Technology degree. The inclusion of additional preparatory subjects is designed to assist students in the transition to study at University level. The Diploma is delivered via extended face to face hours in smaller learning environments.

Students who successfully complete this Diploma will articulate into the Information and Communications Technology degree with up to one year (80 credit points) equivalent of advanced standing.

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Western Sydney University, The College

Study Mode

One and a half years full-time (four terms). Students will be required to attend the Kingswood or Parramatta South campus for some learning experiences.

Program Advice

College Program Enquiries
 

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

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Location

Campus Attendance Mode Advice
The College - Nirimba Education Precinct Full 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.

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.

Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 140 credit points which include the units listed in the pathways below.

Recent School Leavers and Non-Credentialed Applicants

Subject Title Credit Points
Students must be enrolled in 7138 Diploma in Information and Communicationts Technology Extended - ICT to complete this field of study.
Students must pass all Preparatory subjects (WSTC Prep) for which no advanced standing will be granted in the University degree program.
Students must pass 40 credit points from the Preparatory subjects (Level Z) prior to enrolling in the University level subjects (WSTC).
Term 1 of Study
LANG 0012Academic and Professional Communication (WSTC Prep)10
INFO 0001Academic Skills for Information Communications Technology (WSTC Prep)10
INFO 0010Information Technology in Business (WSTC Prep)10
MATH 0006Mathematics 1 (WSTC Prep)10
Term 2 of Study
GEDU 0010Tertiary Study Skills in Information and Communications Technology (WSTC Prep)0
COMP 0003Programming Design (WSTC Prep)5
MATH 0008Mathematics 2 (WSTC Prep)10
COMM 1027Principles of Professional Communication 1 (WSTC)10
INFS 1003Information Systems in Context (WSTC)10
Term 3 of Study
INFS 1007Systems Analysis and Design (WSTC)10
MATH 0028Statistics for Academic Purposes (WSTC Prep)5
COMP 1006Programming Fundamentals (WSTC)10
INFS 2003Database Design and Development (WSTC)10
Term 4 of Study
MATH 2013Object Oriented Analysis (WSTC)10
COMP 2006Computer Networking (WSTC)10
MATH 1029Statistical Decision Making (WSTC)10
Total Credit Points140

International Students

Subject Title Credit Points
Students must be enrolled in 7138 Diploma in Information and Communicationts Technology Extended - ICT to complete this field of study.
Students must pass all Preparatory subjects (WSTC Prep) for which no advanced standing will be granted in the University degree program.
Students must pass 40 credit points from the Preparatory subjects (Level Z) prior to enrolling in the University level subjects (WSTC).
Term 1 of Study
LANG 0012Academic and Professional Communication (WSTC Prep)10
LANG 0026English for International Students 1 (WSTC Prep)0
INFO 0001Academic Skills for Information Communications Technology (WSTC Prep)10
INFO 0010Information Technology in Business (WSTC Prep)10
MATH 0006Mathematics 1 (WSTC Prep)10
Term 2 of Study
GEDU 0010Tertiary Study Skills in Information and Communications Technology (WSTC Prep)0
COMP 0003Programming Design (WSTC Prep)5
MATH 0008Mathematics 2 (WSTC Prep)10
COMM 1027Principles of Professional Communication 1 (WSTC)10
INFS 1003Information Systems in Context (WSTC)10
Term 3 of Study
INFS 1007Systems Analysis and Design (WSTC)10
MATH 0028Statistics for Academic Purposes (WSTC Prep)5
COMP 1006Programming Fundamentals (WSTC)10
INFS 2003Database Design and Development (WSTC)10
Term 4 of Study
MATH 2013Object Oriented Analysis (WSTC)10
COMP 2006Computer Networking (WSTC)10
MATH 1029Statistical Decision Making (WSTC)10
Total Credit Points140