Advanced Diploma of 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). Units are selected from approved majors listed for the Bachelor of Arts. Students admitted through an articulation program follow a modified program of study.


  • Ancient history
  • Archaeology
  • Australian history
  • Chinese
  • Classical languages
  • Criminology
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • History
  • Human geography
  • Indigenous studies
  • Indonesian
  • International history
  • Islamic studies
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Linguistics
  • Music
  • Peace studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical geography
  • Political and International studies
  • Psychology
  • Screen and media studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Studies in religion
  • Theatre and performance
  • Writing

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent.

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 No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $40,320 Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Fee comments

Campuses: UNE Armidale (main campus).

CSP quotas apply.

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