Advanced Diploma of Arts [Exit only]

Advanced Diploma of Arts [Exit only]

Course code

16020

Course type

Advanced Diploma (AQF Level 6)

Division

Tropical Environments and Societies

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

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.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

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:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of sociological and social change models, theories and perspectives

  • Identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information, claims and evidence from a range of sources and apply them to known and unknown situations

  • Communicate information, ideas and reasoned arguments through proficiency in written and spoken English language and a range of technologies

  • Analyse, plan, design and evaluate solutions to problems in a range of situations exercising initiative and judgement

  • Demonstrate technical and management functions in working independently and in teams to complete a range of activities within broad parameters

  • Apply skills and knowledge to undertake paraprofessional work/highly skilled work, and as a pathway for further learning.

Course Structure

48 credit points of subjects determined by the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Cairns

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

6 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

Students may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing and Articulation 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 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.

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Award title

ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF ARTS

Approved abbreviation

AdvDipA

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable