Graduate Diploma in Arts

Course 069-AA (2008)

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Year and Campus: 2008
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate


Graduate Enquiries, Arts & Music Student Centre Rm 104 (Ground Floor) Old Arts Building Tel: +61 3 8344 5321/+61 3 8344 6395 Fax: +61 3 9347 0424 Email:
Course Overview:

The general Graduate Diploma in Arts is a non-tagged general Diploma where students may enrol in subjects offered by a variety of Arts departments. The Graduate Diploma in Arts will be predominantly a 'stand-alone' qualification although it may, depending on subjects completed, also articulate with the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts. The Postgraduate Diploma may then provide a pathway to one-year coursework masters or research programs.

Course Coordinator:
Academic Programs
Faculty of Arts


Students who complete the graduate diploma will:

  • acquire a broad-based understanding of a broad range of topics in the humanities and/or social sciences;
  • develop skills of analysis in relation to a broad range of topics and issues within the humanities and social sciences.
Course Structure & Available Subjects:

100 points of coursework subjects available from a broad range of study areas within the Arts Faculty, selected with the advice of a course advisor.

Entry Requirements:

The minimum entry requirement is:

  • an undergraduate degree or equivalent.
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:

Graduate Attributes: None
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Notes: Please note that you will need to complete course planning and subject variations with a course advisor rather than use the on-line system.

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