Graduate Diploma in Arts (Islamic Studies)

Course 069-IS (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 graduate diploma is similar to an undergraduate major and offers a comprehensive program of study in Islamic studies. The course is suitable for general interest or professional development purposes and does not require a research project or thesis. Graduates are provided with a pathway to higher degree study and may qualify for entry to the postgraduate diploma.

Course coordinator:
Dr Muhammad Kamal
Asia Institute


Students who complete the graduate diploma should:

  • demonstrate a knowledge of several significant areas in the study of Islamic studies;
  • understand the main theories and concepts relating to these areas of study;
  • understand the major institutions, issues, ideas and other phenomena involved in specific areas of Islamic studies;
  • appreciate the significance of these ideas and issues in the context of Islamic studies as a discipline;
  • develop skills of analysis in relation to specific areas of Islamic studies.
Course Structure & Available Subjects:
  • one compulsory subject
  • at least four core subjects
  • no more than three elective subjects
Total 100 points - subjects are 12.5 points each, unless indicated otherwise.
Subject Options: Compulsory subject
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Core subjects
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not offered in 2008
Not offered in 2008
Elective subjects
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Semester 1
Not offered in 2008
Entry Requirements:

The minimum entry requirement is:

  • an undergraduate degree in any discipline.
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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