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Guide to Study at Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is a top-ranked public university in Australia. Formerly known as the University of Western Sydney, it has affiliations from the Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the Australian Medical Council. Though the institution was first established on January 1, 1989, it got its current name in 2015.

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  • Would it be beneficial if you got information about the best UG and PG courses offered at Western Sydney University?
  • Do you know the admission process and eligibility criteria to study at Western Sydney University?
  • Won’t it be helpful to learn about the scholarships available?
  • You can read the blog completely if you want answers to the questions above. The university offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs in various disciplines like Medicine, Law, Humanities, Business, Social Sciences, Psychology etc. Located in the beautiful city of Sydney, the university has over 5000 international students. Read the blog to the fullest because we have the maximum possible information in store for you.

    Western Sydney University: Highlights

    For your convenience, we have given a table below that contains all the information related to Western Sydney University. You can have a quick look at it.

    Year of establishment

    1989

    Number of international students

    5900+

    Male to female ratio

    1:24

    Number of campuses

    10

    Official website

    https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/ 

    Official website for international students

    https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/future/study/how-to-apply/international-students 

    Size of campus

    3500+ acres

    Endowments value

    AUD 731 million 

    Accommodation expenses

    AUD 12,401

    University type

     Public

    Percentage of international students

     

    17%
     Intakes 

    Fall, Autumn, Spring

     

    Western Sydney University: Rankings

    Western Sydney University has continuously secured a place in several national and international university rankings. A few popular rankings are given below.

    Name of Ranking

    Year 

    Position 

    QS World University Rankings 2023

    2023

    501-510

    ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 

    2021

    301-400

    THE Rankings

    2022

    201-250

    Global Universities - US News & World Report

    2022

    247

    Western Sydney University: UG Courses

    Western Sydney University offers Undergraduate courses in various disciplines, and it is will benefit students as they get to choose from several options. The table below will help you understand better.

    Courses 

    Duration 

    Exams 

    Average Annual Tuition Fees (in AUD)

    LLB

    48 months

    IELTS - 6.5

    AUD 30,800

    BA in Performing and Creative Arts

    36 months

    IELTS - 6.5

    AUD 26,240

    BSc in Psychology

    12 months

    IELTS - 6.5

    AUD 29,880

    Bachelor’s in Health Science (Paramedicine)

    36 months

    IELTS - 6.5

    AUD 34,000

    Bachelor’s in Construction Management (Honours)

    48 months

    IELTS - 6.5

    AUD 33,040

    BSW

    48 months

    IELTS - 6.5

    AUD 26,240

    Bachelor’s in Criminology

    60 months

    IELTS - 6.5

    AUD 30,800

    BCom 

    60 months

    IELTS - 6.5

    AUD 30,800

    Bachelor’s in Occupational Therapy (Honours)

    48 months

    IELTS - 6.5

    AUD 30,800

    Bachelor’s in Business

    36 months

    IELTS - 6.5

    AUD 28,960

    Western Sydney University: PG Courses

    You will find Postgraduate courses in several disciplines at the Western Sydney University. They will have different tuition fees and duration as well. We have provided a list of some popular PG courses in the table below.

    Courses 

    Duration 

    Exams 

    Average Annual Tuition Fees (in AUD)

    MBA in Management

    24 months

    IELTS - 7.0

    AUD 31,760

    Monster’s in Human Resource Management

    12 months

    IELTS - 7.0

    AUD 31,760

    Master’s in Professional Accounting

    18 months

    IELTS - 7.0

    AUD 31,760

    MA in Literature and Creative Writing

    18 months

    IELTS - 7.0

    AUD 28,080

    Master’s in Nursing

    18 months

    IELTS - 7.0

    AUD 31,280

    Master’s in Teaching

    30 months

    IELTS - 7.0

    AUD 28,320

    Master’s in Public Health

    24 months

    IELTS - 7.0

    AUD 30,080

    Master’s in Epidemiology

    24 months

    IELTS - 7.0

    AUD 32,560

    Master’s in Finance

    18 months

    IELTS - 7.0

    AUD 31,760

    Master’s in Data Science

    24 months

    IELTS - 7.0

    AUD 33,280

    Western Sydney University: Admission Process

    The admission process to Western Sydney University is not difficult, and you can easily submit your online application by paying the application fee. All modes of payment are accepted for fee payment. The steps to be followed for application to the university are given below.

    • Visit the official website of the university.
    • Register yourself and create an account.
    • Fill in the necessary details.
    • Upload the necessary documents.
    • Pay the application fee and submit the application.

    Eligibility Criteria

    The eligibility criteria to study at Western Sydney University are given below. You can make a note of it when you proceed with your application.

    1. Good academic record
    2. Statement Of Purpose (SOP)
    3. Letter Of Recommendation (LOR)
    4. A minimum score of 6.5 in IELTS/82 in TOEFL iBT/58 in PTE
    5. Work experience, if required
    6. A good score in subject-specific tests

    Documents Required

    You will be required to submit a few documents while you apply to Western Sydney University. These documents are given below.

    • All academic transcripts
    • Passport
    • Statement Of Purpose (SOP)
    • Letter Of Recommendation (LOR)
    • Financial documents

    Western Sydney University Scholarships

    Western Sydney University offers several scholarships to its students, both domestic and international. They have different eligibility criteria, and the scholarship value will also differ. The university offers 30+ scholarships with values ranging from AUD 5000 to AUD 10,000. A few of these scholarships are given below. You can refer to our scholarship page to get a detailed description of scholarships.

    Name of Scholarship 

    Eligibility 

    Amount (in AUD)

    Vice-Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Scholarship (PG)

    Minimum GPA of 5.95

    50% off on tuition fees

    Australia Awards Scholarship

    All international students are eligible

    Full tuition and living expense cover + allowance

    Western Sydney International Scholarship (UG)

    Minimum GPA of 5.49

    AUD 7565

    Western Sydney International Scholarship for Postgraduates

    Minimum GPA of 5.49

    AUD 4946 - AUD 7565

    We hope that you now have all the necessary information regarding the Western Sydney University; from courses to the application process. If you wish to know further about the cost of living and studying in Australia, scholarships etc., you can read our blogs on them. You can also contact AECC to get expert assistance for free.

    If you want to know more about Western Sydney University, you can contact AECC. We have expert counsellors to guide you throughout the application process. From researching the best courses to visa guidance, we will cover all your needs. Don't hesitate to contact us to get free assistance!

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