Western Sydney University

Introduction

Modern, people-friendly hubs of activity. That sums up our distinctive campuses located across Western Sydney. Whether you prefer the ultra-modern and hi-tech or the beautiful, pastoral and serene, you are sure to find a campus where you feel at home. Dynamic, exciting and culturally diverse, our campuses are also friendly and inviting, with room to think, room to breathe and room to be yourself.

As a student at Western Sydney University, you become part of a dynamic, thriving and culturally rich community. There are diverse opportunities for sport and recreation, entertainment, going out and engaging with the community – both on and off campus. From the ultra-modern and high-tech to more serene, pastoral environments, each of our campuses is different – but all are friendly, multicultural and inclusive.

Our on campus facilities include libraries, computer laboratories, innovative social learning spaces, wireless internet, cafes, bars, gyms, sporting grounds, tennis courts, and lots of open space to hang out in.

With a range of on-campus clubs and associations there are also lots of opportunities to meet new people with similar interests, make friends, and explore a variety of cultural, course-related and other activities.

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Master

Master of Creative Industries

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4  January 2018 Australia Sydney Bankstown Campbelltown Lower Hawkesbury Blacktown Rydalmere Penrith + 7 more

The Master of Creative Industries offers a unique opportunity to acquire the high-level digital content and professional communication skill-sets that are so necessary to prosper in the contemporary media landscape. [+]

This course is offered at the Parramatta City campus. The Master of Creative Industries offers a unique opportunity to acquire the high-level digital content and professional communication skill-sets that are so necessary to prosper in the contemporary media landscape. Media professionals are now required to understand and connect with their audiences across broadcast, online, mobile and other channels and to integrate new platforms and social media into their mix. This course is designed for media, marketing and creative professionals wishing to substantially reorient, enhance or develop their current skills and research capacities, to respond to the challenges and opportunities of convergent media. You will develop advanced strategic thinking capacity, build skills and resources, and explore the future of a converged world. You will also learn how to leverage these skills and capacities in a range of environments: commercial, government, and third sector. You will extend your experience portfolio, building advanced capacities in creative/conceptual enterprise, strategic communication, new research methodologies and creative development and content creation for convergent media. There are opportunities to develop high-level strategic plans for real-world organisations, to deliver a multi-platform/convergent media product, to undertake an in-depth academic or practice-led research project, and to intern professionally in the field. From mobile media to social media, from gaming to strategic communication, you will acquire a thorough knowledge of the converged professional landscape. Details Today's media landscape is characterised by the breakdown of traditional media silos and the transformation of media production and consumption practices. Media, marketing and creative professionals... [-]

Master of Engineering

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4  January 2018 Australia Sydney Bankstown Campbelltown Lower Hawkesbury Blacktown Rydalmere Penrith + 7 more

The Master of Engineering has been designed to meet Engineers Australia professional accreditation requirements. It enables professionals in Engineering and recent graduates to adapt to a dynamically developing and changing technological environment through the upgrading of their skills and knowledge. [+]

From 2017 the Master of Engineering will be offered at Parramatta campus and will no longer be offered at Penrith campus. The Master of Engineering has been designed to meet Engineers Australia professional accreditation requirements. It enables professionals in Engineering and recent graduates to adapt to a dynamically developing and changing technological environment through the upgrading of their skills and knowledge. The course provides students with training opportunities to foster a culture of life-long learning. Graduates of the course will have a firm foundation to further build their skills as their specialised professional field evolves. Advanced standing may be granted for relevant prior studies. The Master of Engineering enables professionals and recent graduates to adapt to a dynamic technological environment by upgrading their engineering skills and knowledge. This two-year program enables you to pursue a specialisation in civil, environmental, computer, electrical, telecommunications or mechatronic engineering. For western Sydney, engineering is of critical importance. The area is recognised by industrialists and developers as suitable for enormous expansion and with great industrial potential. For example, the M7 toll road in Sydney's south-west was the result of a joint research project between Western Sydney University and the Maunsell SMEC design team. Privately financed at $1.5 billion, the 40km road links the M5, M4 and M2 Motorways and is an essential part of transport in greater Sydney. The Centre for Infrastructure Engineering (opens in new window)Opens in a new window is the first of its kind in Australia and enables the School of Computing,... [-]

Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3  January 2018 Australia Sydney Bankstown Campbelltown Lower Hawkesbury Blacktown Rydalmere Penrith + 7 more

Master of Information and Communications Technology - Advanced (MICT-Adv) course is for students seeking to progress their knowledge in ICT discipline. This course is designed to provide in-depth knowledge in a range of theories and state-of-the-art developments in ICT. [+]

Master of Information and Communications Technology - Advanced (MICT-Adv) course is for students seeking to progress their knowledge in ICT discipline. This course is designed to provide in-depth knowledge in a range of theories and state-of-the-art developments in ICT. Students will be required to complete a work experience component and a specialisation, in addition to a number of core and elective units. The course aims to develop students with knowledge and skills required in problem solving and research practice and provide opportunities to apply those skills and knowledge in a professional and ethical framework to develop themselves as lifelong learners. The speed of change in Information and Communications Technology requires everyone to update their knowledge every few years. Western Sydney University courses recognise this. In addition we concentrate on the vital role that computer networks, including internet and web technologies, are playing in all areas of life. This is reflected in our research strengths in networking and web engineering. The Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) prepares computing professionals and recent graduates for work in the information and communications technologies sector at the top of today's thoroughly globalised and networked environment. The course combines both Web Engineering and Networking specialisations, giving a strong foundation for your professional life in computing. You will gain the knowledge, understanding and skills to deal effectively with advanced issues in information and communications technologies. Career Opportunities With a Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) you are equipped for different streams within the growing... [-]

Master of Urban Management and Planning

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  January 2018 Australia Sydney Bankstown Campbelltown Lower Hawkesbury Blacktown Rydalmere Penrith + 7 more

The Master of Urban Management and Planning aims to provide you with the scholarship, skills and knowledge to successfully manage the planet's increasingly complex urban world. [+]

The Master of Urban Management and Planning aims to provide you with the scholarship, skills and knowledge to successfully manage the planet's increasingly complex urban world. You may be an existing urban professional or seeking to begin a career in this area. The flexibility of the course will suit professionals working in local government, regional organisations and state and federal government institutions. It will especially appeal to planners, in government and the private sector, looking for postgraduate qualifications with a focus on management. Delivered by internationally recognised urban scholars from the School of Social Sciences and Psychology, the course demonstrates a research based approach as an essential element of urban management. The Western Sydney University location in the centre of Sydney's population growth area represents a rich urban laboratory in which to explore the most important urban issues. Mandatory units are run in intensive or block mode to reduce your travel burden. Career opportunities for the Master of Urban Management and Planning Urban and regional planning Urban and regional planners advise on the environmental needs, restrictions and guidelines of a particular area and develop policies for the use of land and resources. They frequently liaise with community and government representatives as well as undertaking a large amount of research that they subsequently write reports on. Social policy development Policy development involves researching, compiling and analysing a range of facts that relate to the benefit of society. It involves working with a range of government agencies and community groups to pinpoint... [-]

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Contact

Western Sydney University Sydney City Campus

Address Western Sydney University Sydney City Campus Level 4 255 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
NSW 2000 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Website https://www.westernsydney.edu.au
Phone +61 2 8236 8037

Western Sydney University, Bankstown

Address Horsley Rd & Bullecourt Road Milperra NSW 2214 Australia
Bankstown, New South Wales, Australia
Website https://www.westernsydney.edu.au
Phone +61 2 8760 0012

Western Sydney University, Campbelltown Campus

Address Narellan Road
Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
Website https://www.westernsydney.edu.au
Phone +61 2 9852 5222

WSU, Hawkesbury Campus

Address Bourke Street
Lower Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
Website https://www.westernsydney.edu.au
Phone +61 2 9852 5222

Western Sydney University, Nirimba

Address Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia
Website https://www.westernsydney.edu.au
Phone +61 2 9852 5222

Western Sydney University, Parramatta North Campus

Address Victoria Road
Rydalmere, New South Wales, Australia
Website https://www.westernsydney.edu.au
Phone +61 2 9852 5222

Western Sydney University, Kingswood

Address Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
Website http://www.westernsydney.edu.au

WSU, Sydney Olympic Park campus

Address Level 4, 8 Australia Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park.
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Website http://www.westernsydney.edu.au