Advanced Diploma (AQF Level 6)
Tropical Environments and Societies
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.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 1 – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
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
Course learning outcomes
On successful completion of the Advanced Diploma of Arts, graduates will be able to:
48 credit points of subjects determined by the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies
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
Students may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing and Articulation 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 student has not completed this course.
ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF ARTS
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award