Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Vocational Education and Training (VET)
CRICOS: 00219C

The Diploma of Arts provides you with an opportunity to explore a humanities or social sciences discipline at an introductory level, preparing you for employment in a range of fields, or further study. Successful completion of the course will allow you guaranteed entry into the Bachelor of Arts at CQUniversity.During your education and training, you will explore disciplines that study the way humans recognise, record and debate human practices, meanings and values. This will aid you in developing a contemporary understanding of both the human condition and how society operates.You will have the opportunity to gain crucial lifelong learning and transferable generic skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving, and you will be able to apply these skills to a range of employment opportunities and life situations.As a graduate of the course, you may find career opportunities in administrative and assistant roles in a range of fields, including advertising, government administration and planning, communications, history, and many more.The Diploma of Arts course is available by both online study and on-campus and either full-time or part-time. You may choose part-time study while working in the industry, allowing you to earn and learn.

Structure

8 units (48 credit points)

Subjects

  • Arts

Standard entry requirements

  • ATAR/SR: 60English Language Proficiency RequirementsIf you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent)
  • OrAn Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma level qualification, orBachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years full time with a minimum overall GPA 4.0completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset
  • OrTest of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test)
  • OrPearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46
  • OrAn Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
CQUniversity Rockhampton City International: $31,380 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
CQUniversity Rockhampton North International: $31,380 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Online Study International: $31,380 Yes
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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