UWA College’s Diploma programs prepare you for entry into the second year of your UWA undergraduate degree. With tailored academic and English language support, you will study program material equivalent to the first year of a UWA bachelor's degree, meaning you can still complete your undergraduate degree in the standard number of years.
Equivalent to first year university
As a Diploma student, you will study tailored course content that is equivalent to the first year of a UWA undergraduate degree. Our courses have been designed in collaboration with UWA, which means you’re learning university-level content in a personalised and supportive environment to ensure you are ready to succeed in your university studies.
Guaranteed pathway to second year at UWA
With a Diploma program, upon the successful completion of your UWA College studies you’ll enter the second year of your UWA degree. This means you’ll graduate in the standard number of years, not adding any additional time onto your undergraduate degree and benefitting from a tailored UWA College support program in your first year.
Support where you need it
Located at the heart of UWA's Perth campus, and with specialist staff on-hand to offer support every step of the way, studying at UWA College means you'll get to experience all that student life at UWA has to offer while you build your academic and language skills in a supportive and interactive learning environment.
Diploma in Commerce
Success in the boardroom starts with UWA College’s Diploma in Commerce. Strengthening English language comprehension through tailored support, you’ll be equipped with relevant and applicable industry skills across a range of areas, including economics, finance, marketing, communications and law. Developing your business acumen and understanding of the modern business world, when you successfully complete the Diploma in Commerce, you can progress into the second year of UWA’s Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Commerce.
The Diploma in Computer and Data Science is a comprehensive program designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to UWA’s Bachelor of Science, majoring in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or Data Science. Offering a broad range of subjects across programming languages, data analysis, and network security, you’ll have the added flexibility of being able to study business units to expand your career potential. With an emphasis on developing communication skills, you’ll learn how to confidently communicate complex academic matters to a variety of audiences, preparing you for your studies at UWA.
Graduate as an industry-ready engineer in as few as four years from the first day of your UWA College Diploma in Engineering to the last day of your UWA Bachelor of Engineering (Honours). After building on your mathematics and physics knowledge, in the final trimester of your Diploma you’ll join first-year UWA engineering students as you study the same university subjects alongside them for a truly integrated pathway experience. When you progress to the second year of UWA’s Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), you can choose from nine engineering majors to really match your studies to your career aspirations.
Ignite your passion for discovery with UWA College's Diploma in Science. With a focus on practical skills and real-world experience, you'll develop essential academic skills across scientific communication, data analysis, and research methods through exploring cutting-edge scientific concepts and technologies. To further align your studies with your interests and career goals, you can choose from a range of subjects covering anatomy and physiology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, and more. Upon successful completion of the Diploma in Science, you’ll be eligible to progress to a range of UWA undergraduate degrees, including the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Biomedical Science.
A partnership between UWA and INTO University Partnerships, UWA College adopts the INTO model for teaching excellence and extra curricula support. As a UWA College student, you’ll benefit from INTO’s 15+ years’ experience delivering expert programs and assisting students to achieve their career aspirations.