Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (Australian Studies)

Course 377-AD (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

Course Overview:

The postgraduate certificate provides an entry point to an articulated structure of higher degree study and may qualify graduates for entry to the postgraduate diploma.

Course coordinator:
Associate Professor Kate Darian-Smith
School of Historical Studies

Objectives: Students who complete the postgraduate certificate should be able to:
  • demonstrate a general understanding of the key concepts and issues involved in Australian studies

Course Structure & Available Subjects: Duration: 6 months full-time / up to 1 year part-time

Total 50 points - subjects are 12.5 points each, unless indicated otherwise.

Subject Options: Elective subjects
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not offered in 2008
Semester 1
Semester 1
Not offered in 2008
Note: Subject selections must be approved by the Australian studies course coordinator prior to enrolment at the Faculty of Arts. Students who wish to take subjects that are not listed must seek the approval of the coordinator of Australian studies. It is sometimes possible to take third-year subjects.
Entry Requirements:

The minimum entry requirement is:

  • an undergraduate degree with a major in Australian studies or cognate discipline and a grade average of at least H2A (75%) or equivalent in the major
  • a Graduate Diploma in Arts (Australian Studies) with a grade average of at least H2A (75%) 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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