Diploma of Arts

Course Code

18320

Version

5

Faculty

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Nil

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Diplomas.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Diploma Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Structure

Core Subjects

CU1010:03  Effective Writing

EL1100:03  Critical Reading

SY1001:03  Australian Society: An Introduction to Sociology

Options

CU1112:03  Communication, Information and Society

or

MA1020:03  Preparatory Mathematics

PLUS

Select 12 credit points of specified level 1 subjects:

AN1001:03  Anthropology: Cultural Diversity in Global Perspective

AR1001:03  The World of Archaeology

CI1001:03  Foundation Chinese 1

CI1002:03  Foundation Chinese 2

CU1112:03  Communication, Information and Society

CY1001:03  Deviance, Crime and Society

FR1001:03  Foundation French 1

FR1002:03  Foundation French 2

GR1001:03  Foundation German 1

GR1002:03  Foundation German 2

HI1302:03  World History Since 1900

IA1007:03  Linking Indigenousness 1

IA1015:03  Indigenous Australian World Views 1: Survival, Identity and Cultural Diversity

IT1001:03  Foundation Italian 1

IT1002:03  Foundation Italian 2

JA1001:03  Foundation Japanese 1

JA1002:03  Foundation Japanese 2

JN1001:03  The Journalist and Society

JN1005:03 Writing Convergent Stories

MA1020:03  Preparatory Mathematics

PL1001:03  The Political World: An Introduction to Political Science

PY1101:03  Exploring Psychology 1

PY1102:03  Exploring Psychology 2

SS1010:03  Australian People: An Introduction to the Social Sciences

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Townsville

 

Cairns

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

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

Not applicable

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

6 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 13 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 degree.

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors.

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Students who complete the Diploma of Arts are eligible for entry to degree programs offered by the Faculty of Arts, Education and Social Sciences, and may be granted advanced standing for subjects completed under the Diploma.