Graduate Diploma of Arts

Course Code

13506

Version

5

Faculty

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course Pre-requisites

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.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

English Language Requirements

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course Structure

Program is determined in consultation with the Head of School, School of Arts and Social Sciences.

The prescribed course may consist of coursework alone, or coursework together with a minor thesis of a minimum value of six credit points.

Select 24CP of AN, AR, CN, CU, CY, EL, FR, HI, IA, JA, JN, PL, SS, SY, WC, or WS level 5 subjects

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

2 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the certificate and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

12 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 12 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the Diploma.

Other restrictions

Candidates who are granted advanced standing for the Graduate Certificate of Arts are required to surrender that award prior to taking out the Graduate Diploma.

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Candidates who exit the course prior to completion, and have completed 12 credit points of study, may be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate of Arts.

Course articulation

Candidates who complete the Graduate Diploma of Arts may apply for admission to the Master of Arts and, following surrender of the testamur for the Graduate Diploma of Arts, receive full advanced standing for subjects completed.

Document Modification History

Version No.

Approval Date

Modification Type

Effective Date

1-09

10/2009

Original document

10/2009

1-10

08/2010

Course Structure

Award Requirements

01/2011