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    Diploma of Multidisciplinary Studies (Creative Arts)
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    Diploma of Multidisciplinary Studies (Creative Arts)

    University of Southern Queensland

    University of Southern Queensland


    Australia, Toowoomba

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    Key Facts

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    Study Type

    Full Time





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    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines2-Sep-2024
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    Duration 1 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 28,000  / year
    Next Intake 2-Sep-2024

    Diploma of Multidisciplinary Studies (Creative Arts)


    • Start your university studies with a Diploma of Multidisciplinary Studies if you haven’t finished Year 12 or never studied before.
    • If you crave creativity, the Creative Arts specialisation provides the opportunity to sample music, theatre, creative media and visual arts courses.
    • The diploma is also designed to develop your general study skills in writing, mathematics and IT. 

    Further study

    As a graduate of this diploma, you will be eligible to apply for direct entry into selected UniSQ undergraduate degrees or the Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies. If you choose to go on to further studies, to a Bachelor of Creative Arts and Community WellbeingBachelor of Film and Screen ProductionBachelor of MusicBachelor of Television and Radio ProductionBachelor of TheatreBachelor of Visual Art, or Bachelor of Arts, the subjects that you choose could also count as credit toward your undergraduate degree.

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  • Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    • 18 years or older

    English language requirements

    You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

    Other pathway options

    At UniSQ, we understand the path to University is different for everyone. There are many pathways programs available to fast-track your way to a UniSQ degree, and gain the confidence to study along the way.

    Need help deciding which pathway is right for you? Contact our friendly team who can assist with any questions you might have.

    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.


    • As a diploma graduate, you will be provided with general knowledge in preparation for a career in the arts.
    • Further study in your chosen field can provide a pathway to your dream career.
    • Possible careers include visual arts officer, professional artist, arts administrator, community arts officer, gallery or museum technician and media advisor.

    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

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

    AUD 28000

    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.


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

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 28,000 

    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.

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    University of Southern Queensland

    Diploma of Multidisciplinary Studies (Creative Arts)

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