Updating Results

University of Tasmania

  • 17% international / 83% domestic

Graduate Diploma of Arts (Specialisation)

  • Graduate Diploma

The Graduate Diploma of Arts (Specialisation) enables graduates to undertake postgraduate coursework study in one of a range of Humanities, Social Sciences or Law specialisations.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time
Course Code
R6W
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$31,950 per year / $31,950 total

About this course

The Graduate Diploma of Arts (Specialisation) enables graduates to undertake postgraduate coursework study in one of a range of Humanities, Social Sciences or Law specialisations. The course has been designed so that students can build on knowledge they have gained through their undergraduate study or gain advanced knowledge in a new area of study. Graduates will have the advanced cognitive, theoretical and communication skills necessary for professional or highly skilled work and/or further learning.

This on-campus, one year full-time (or, up to 3 consecutive years part-time) course is available at Hobart and/or Launceston (not all specialisations are available on both campuses). Once completed, students may continue their studies and articulate into the Master of Arts (Specialisation/s).

The following specialisations are available within the GradDipArts(Spec):

  • International Politics
  • Police Studies
  • Public Policy

This course is only offered as Domestic Full Fee Paying from 2018, not as Commonwealth Supported.

Course rules and specifications are applicable to a students commencing year.

Entry requirements

Normal admission requirements are:

  • successful completion of the requirements in the same specilisation for the Graduate Certificate in Arts (Specialisation); or
  • a Bachelor of Arts degree or its equivalent with the relevant major from the University of Tasmania; or
  • a university degree from another university or tertiary institution with the relevant major, deemed to be appropriate by the College of Arts, law and Education; or
  • candidates not holding a bachelor's degree but whose employment experience indicates a level of knowledge and skill deemed by the College to be sufficient to complete the course satisfactorily may be deemed eligible for admission,
  • and a level of English equivalent to a score of 6.0 on an IELTS test, unless otherwise specified.

Exemptions regarding entry requirements may be made at the discretion of the Head of the relevant School in consultation with the Honours Coordinator and the Program Director.

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Hobart