Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00004G

The Diploma in Liberal Arts provides students from diverse backgrounds with a flexible one-year introduction to tertiary studies through the completion of 80 cp of Arts units. Students completing the Diploma may choose their units from a wide range of Arts disciplines, subject to campus availability. For the discipline areas available, refer to the Bachelor of Arts Course Rules (Arts Sequences). The Diploma in Liberal Arts prepares you for a wide choice of careers in areas such as government, industry, business, the creative arts and education. It is a Diploma-level course that is offered to domestic and International students. The Diploma in Liberal Arts is offered to International students on a fee-paying basis. It is available to international students as a UniAccess-International program. A student who successfully completes four or more units in the Diploma in Liberal Arts may be awarded the Non-Award Certificate in Liberal Arts. The Diploma in Liberal Arts normally takes one year of full-time study or equivalent part-time study. The Diploma is an award at AQF level 5 - Diploma level.

Structure

80 credit points.

Subjects

  • Arts
  • Business studies
  • Communication
  • Creative writing
  • Drama
  • History
  • Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Politics and international relations
  • Sociology
  • Studies of religion
  • Study of religions
  • Technology
  • Theological studies
  • Visual arts

Standard entry requirements

  • An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed: Equivalent of year 12 level with the ACU minimum eligibility rank for Diploma programs
  • OR Entry via an alternative pathway as approved by ACU. International students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. Alternate entry provisions including an interview, English language testing and written assessment apply to students accepted through the Refugee Education Project. *Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Blacktown (St Josephine Bakhita) International: $24,104 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) International: $24,104 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) International: $24,104 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) International: $24,104 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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