Diploma in Arts (DipA)

Program Code

DARTS

Academic Year

2017

Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Diploma in Arts consists of studies in a single major over three years and is available to all domestic students who are enrolled in any undergraduate, postgraduate or combined degree of the University of Adelaide, or another recognised tertiary institution, to concurrently undertake a major from the Faculty and graduate with both that degree and a Diploma in Arts. It is also available to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or permanent Australian visa holders, who have been awarded an undergraduate degree from a recognised tertiary institution.
The Diploma in Arts is an AQF Level 5 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Academic Program Rules for Diploma in Arts

There shall be a Diploma in Arts.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Diploma in Arts, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units, comprising:

  1. One major to the value of 24 units from the following:
    Anthropology
    Asian Studies
    Classics
    Creative Writing
    Criminology
    English
    Gender Studies
    Geography, Environment and Population
    History
    Indigenous Knowledges and Society
    International Development
    Liberal Arts
    Linguistics
    Music
    Philosophy
    Politics & International Studies
    Sociology
  2. Level I courses to the value of at least 3 units, and not more than 6 units
  3. Level II courses to the value of at least 3 units
  4. Level III courses to the value of at least 12 units
  5. At least 3 units must be completed at Level I before undertaking courses at Level II
  6. At least 3 units must be completed at Level II before undertaking courses at Level III
  7. At least 15 units must be completed before undertaking the capstone.