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    Diploma of Arts

    University of Southern Queensland

    University of Southern Queensland

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    Australia, Toowoomba

    University RankQS Ranking
    413

    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Diploma

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Mix

    Course Code

    045302C

    Campuses

    Toowoomba

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines2-Sep-2024
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    Duration 1 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 20,720  / year
    Next Intake 2-Sep-2024

    Diploma of Arts

    About

    • Create new career possibilities and pursue your passion with the Diploma of Arts.
    • A diploma is the perfect introduction to university study if you don't want to commit to a full bachelor degree and can provide a chance to quickly hone professional skills that make you more employable. 
    • Our Diploma of Arts makes explicit career and employment linkages, with most courses featuring career development in fully supported learning environments. The core course allows you to explore and fine tune your career direction.
    • Tailor this degree to suit your career goals and self-expression by selecting up to seven courses across a diverse range of study areas, including Criminology, Creative Writing, Journalism, History, English Literature, Counselling, Legal Studies, and more.
    • Gain transferrable skills sought after by employers, such as teamwork, adaptability, communication, creative thinking and problem-solving; as well as an awareness of the nature of study in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
    • This Diploma can be studied online or on-campus and you have the choice to study full-time or part-time, so there is plenty of flexibility that enables you to balance work, life and family commitments along with your study.

    Further study

    Completion of the Diploma of Arts can help you gain necessary subject knowledge to meet different entry requirements for many UniSQ bachelor degrees, including the Bachelor of Arts and, depending on the courses you choose, the Bachelor of Communication and Media.

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  • Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    Pre-requisites

    To study this degree we assume you have sound knowledge in:

    • English (Units 3 & 4, C) 

    We assume that your knowledge is equivalent to a grade C or higher in Units 3 and 4 at high school level (typically studied in Year 12). Find out more about assumed knowledge.

    Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

    Qualification Grade

    English language requirements

    You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

    Pathways

    If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

    English Program Requirements

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows students to gain credit (advanced standing) towards their course in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

    Career

    • Depending on the courses selected, graduates may find work within communication and media industries; anthropology; cultural, political and social justice areas; writing and publishing; or para-legal practices.

    Fee Information

    Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

    Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

    Study Mode Cost
    External/Online

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 20720
    On-campus

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 23680

    1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

    Student services and amenities fees

    You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

    Scholarships

    At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 20,720 

    How to Apply

    The path you take when you apply to Murdoch will vary depending on who you are and what you want to study.

    Apply directly to Murdoch

    You can apply for most undergraduate courses directly through our online application system.

    Apply through TISC

    If you're currently in Year 12 or applying for Vet Science, you can apply to Murdoch through TISC.

    Apply through an agent

    If you’re applying as an international student, our global network of agents will help you get started on your journey.

    University of Southern Queensland

    Diploma of Arts

    University of Southern Queensland

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    Australia,

    Toowoomba

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