Advanced Diploma of Arts
Arts, Education and Social Sciences
The Advanced Diploma of Arts may be awarded to students exiting a bachelor degree prior to completing the requirements of that course, provided they meet the award requirements outlined below.
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 6) Guidelines for Diplomas.
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 (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule II of the JCU Admissions policy.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
48 credit points
Additional course rules
A maximum of 30 credit points must be completed at level 1
A minimum of 18 credit points must be completed at level 2 or 3
A maximum of 30 credit points may be taken from a single discipline
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Diploma Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 6).
Determined by the Faculty of Arts, Education and Social Sciences
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
2 years 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
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.
6 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 16 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award