Pathway to Western

Pathway Options

Wondering how SIBT provides you with a pathway to Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus? It’s actually quite simple! Our students who graduate with an SIBT diploma can gain direct entry to a bachelor's degree at Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus. So, this means that even if you don’t meet the direct entry requirements for university, you still have options to attend university. Over 90 per cent of SIBT students successfully graduate and go on to continue the second year of their undergraduate degree at University.

Ranked amongst the top two per cent of universities in the world, Western Sydney University is the right place for students to start if they are driven to succeed. Our Sydney City Campus offers students a choice of degrees in business, communication, engineering, IT and health disciplines.

Successful completion* of an SIBT Diploma provides advanced standing of 80 credit points (equivalent to a year of study) in the corresponding bachelor's degree at Western Sydney University. 

The table below lists our range of programs and its corresponding degree for the second year of your university studies at Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus

SIBT Foundation


SIBT Diploma
Foundation program Any SIBT Diploma Program
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Second year of your university studies

Diploma of Business Administration Bachelor of Business
Diploma of Engineering 

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Bachelor of Engineering Science­­

Diploma of Information Technology 

Bachelor of Information & Communications Technology

Bachelor of Information Systems

Diploma of Media & Communication Bachelor of Communications

Why choose Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus?

  • Start in March, July or October.
  • Accelerate your degree – finish a bachelor degree in 2 years instead of 3.
  • Industry related internship opportunities available.
  • Brand new, high-tech campus in the centre of Sydney city.
  • Conveniently co-located in the same building as SIBT.
  • Complete a diploma program at SIBT and go directly into second year of a university degree.

*You must complete and pass the required eight units for your Diploma. Graduates who achieve an overall average of 50% (taking into account all units attempted) will gain entry into Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus. Students who do not achieve this will be considered for entry on an individual basis.

If you would like to learn more, visit the Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus website.