Direct entry to second year in university
The Diploma of Science provides extra support during your first year of study, and can be followed by direct entry to undergraduate year two of a Bachelor of Science at the University of Western Australia (UWA).
Extra support for your first year of study
International students who need help to meet the entry requirements for a UWA Bachelor degree get all the academic and English language support they need from our expert teaching staff. Academic Staff help keep you on track by providing regular progress reports.
Efficient alternative entry to UWA
The completion of a Diploma of Science at Taylors College Perth can lead directly into the second year of a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Western Australia.
Study alongside Australian students
Australian students who have completed high school to the standard required to enter the first year of study at UWA can also take advantage of this highly supportive study route to a UWA degree.
Helping you settle in and achieve your best
Studying the Diploma of Science at Taylors College Perth before progressing to the University enables you to become familiar and comfortable with teaching methods in place within the Australian education system. This boosts your chances of graduating on time, and with the best possible degree outcome.
Small classes for maximum contact with teachers
Get the most out of your Diploma by learning in small groups. Class sizes are kept to a maximum of 25 students so you get lots of contact time with your teachers.
Study that fits around you
Fit your studies around the rest of your life and preferred way of working. The Diploma of Science offers you the flexibility to complete your course over eight or 12 months, with a choice of three start dates each year.
Credit transfers and exemptions
As a graduate of the Diploma of Science you may enter into the second year of a UWA Bachelor degree* with one year of advanced standing (academic credit) or eight units (48 credit points) toward the 24 units (144 credit points) course total. You need to achieve at least 50% in all eight units to successfully complete your diploma**.
* Selected majors only for the Diploma of Science
** Students who fail the same subject twice may not be eligible to progress to UWA.