Advanced Diploma in Arts

University of New England (UNE)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00003G

Add an area of expertise to your CV and gain an undergraduate qualification — without committing to a full bachelor's degree. You will develop research, critical thinking, and writing skills in the core units. With the minor and elective units, you tailor the course to your specific interests and career objectives by choosing from an extensive selection of arts, humanities and social science units.With our Advanced Diploma in Arts you have the freedom to explore related subjects, or a range of different topics. With this flexibility, your advanced diploma can be customised to your aspirational and practical needs. It will also qualify you to go on to a Bachelor of Arts if you're keen to continue your studies. Become future fit with these advanced studies.


72 credit points (equivalent to 12 standard units) including core units, one minor, and a choice of elective units.


  • Ancient Greece: History and Culture
  • Ancient History
  • Ancient Rome: History and Culture
  • Archaeology
  • Australian History
  • Chinese
  • Classical Languages
  • Criminology
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • History
  • Human Geography
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Linguistics
  • Medieval and Modern European History
  • Music
  • Peace Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Geography
  • Political and International Studies
  • Psychology
  • Screen and Media Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Studies in Religion
  • Studies in Settler Colonialism
  • Theatre and Performance
  • Writing.

Standard entry requirements

Entry is based on Australian Year 12 equivalence or a Diploma in Arts from UNE. English language requirements must also be met.

Study pathways

Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. An exit pathway is available for eligible students.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus International: $40,320 Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $43,143 Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Online Campus, UNE Armidale (main campus).

CSP quotas apply.

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