Graduate Certificate of Arts
Arts, Education and Social Sciences
Completion of a bachelor degree, from this or another university; or
Other qualifications recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Arts, Education and Social Science as equivalent to the above.
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Graduate Certificates.
Additional selection requirements
Special admission requirements
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System. An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU). Students scoring below this may be offered up to six months intensive language training prior to admission to the course.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
12 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Graduate Certificate Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
WC5010:12 Thesis Part 1 of 2
WC5011:12 Thesis Part 2 of 2
WS5506:12 Thesis Part 1 of 2
WS5507:12 Thesis Part 2 of 2
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
6 months full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the degree and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject .However if that subject is required for accreditation, then the criteria specified by that accreditation should apply.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award
Candidates who complete the Graduate Certificate of Arts may apply for admission to the Master of Arts or Graduate Diploma of Arts and, receive full advanced standing for subjects completed.