Non-Award

Important Information

Our new Student Management System is going live on 6 October 2021.

By COB 30 September until 6 October, you will not be able to submit a Non-Award or Cross-Institutional application.

From 6 October, you will be able to apply through the new online Forms.

If you need to submit an application urgently while the system is unavailable, please contact Student Central


Who is Non-Award study for?

If you want to study single subjects at Western Sydney University, without undertaking a full program, then you can apply for admission as a Non-Award student. Non-Award study is perfect if you're looking for professional and personal development.

Non-Award tuition fees

Non-Award subjects are charged per unit of study, and must be paid up-front before the relevant census date. The amount charged depends on whether the subject is undergraduate or postgraduate. Non-Award students are not eligible to apply for FEE-HELP.

Undergraduate Non-Award subjects

Subjects are charged at 100% of the student contribution rate. Please refer to the Student Contribution page for further information on costs.

For undergraduate subject information, please visit the Handbook.

Postgraduate Non-Award subjects

Non-Award subjects at a postgraduate level are charged the per subject rate for the postgraduate program that the subjects are from. To find the applicable fee, please view the postgraduate tuition fees list on the Postgraduate fees page.

For postgraduate course and subject information, please visit the Handbook.

How to apply

You must apply online by the advertised closing date.

Once you have created an account and logged in, you need to select the 'Non Award Study' button.

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