Graduate Diploma in Humanities

Why study the Graduate Diploma in Humanities at UNE?

The Graduate Diploma in Humanities is designed to enable graduates to commence or pursue further studies in an area of personal interest. Students are able to tailor a program of study to suit their interests.

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Degree Snapshot

DURATION

1 Year Full-time
Up to 4 years Part-time

FEES

CSP (quotas apply)
Full Fee
International

2010 STUDY OPTIONS
Armidale

Semester 1, Off Campus
Semester 1, On Campus
Semester 2, Off Campus
Semester 2, On Campus

Official Abbreviation GradDipHumanities
Course Type Postgraduate
CRICOS Code 000454C
Commencing
Responsible Campus Admission Period Mode of Study
Armidale Semester 1 Off Campus
Armidale Semester 1 On Campus
Armidale Semester 2 Off Campus
Armidale Semester 2 On Campus
Course Duration
  • 1 Year Full-time
  • Up to 4 years Part-time
Fees CSP (quotas apply) / Full Fee / International
Total Credit Points 48
Benefits

How to Apply

New domestic students to UNE apply to study on or off campus through UAC.

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Former or current domestic UNE students apply to study on or off campus directly to UNE

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International students apply directly to UNE through International Marketing and Pathways

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Intensive Schools

Intensive mandatory schools may be a requirement of some of the units in this course. See Unit Catalogue for specific requirements.

Entry Requirements

A degree or qualification of equivalent standing recognised by the University, or concurrent enrolment in a degree of this University provided no more than 12 credit points remain before completion of the undergraduate degree.

Additional Requirements

Practical, Clinical or Work Experience

Academic Colours

white (BCC 1)

Further Information

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These course rules & plans are ONLY to be used if you commenced, transferred or changed versions in the Graduate Diploma in Humanities in 2010.

1. Admission to Candidature
1.1. An applicant for admission to candidature for the Graduate Diploma shall either:
(a) have fulfilled all the requirements for admission to a degree of the University, or shall have fulfilled the requirements for a degree or qualification of equivalent standing at another university or institution recognised by the course coordinator for this purpose and accepted by the course coordinator as sufficient qualification for admission to the course; or
(b) be concurrently enrolled for a degree of the University and the Graduate Diploma provided that the degree enrolment comprises not more than 12 credit points remaining prior to the completion of all the degree requirements.

1.2. Candidates admitted under Rule 1.(b) shall have fulfilled all the requirements for admission to a degree before being awarded the Graduate Diploma.

2. Course Requirements
2.1. A candidate shall follow a course of studies comprising units to the value of not less than 48 and not more than 60 credit points.

2.2. (a) All the units which a candidate must pass before being awarded the Graduate Diploma shall be from the following subjects or majors for the Bachelor of Arts including: Ancient History, Archaeology and Palaeoanthropology, Asian Studies, Chinese (Mandarin), Classical Languages (Greek/Latin), English, European Cultures, Film Studies, French, Gender Studies, Geography, German, History, Indigenous Studies, Indonesian, Islamic Studies, Italian, Japanese, Linguistics, Media Studies, Music, Peace Studies, Philosophy, Political and International Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Studies in Religion, Theatre Studies, Writing.
(b) With the approval of the relevant head of school, WORK300 may be substituted for one of the 300-level units of a subject.
(c) In special cases and with the permission of the course coordinator, up to 24 credit points from subjects not included in Rule 2.2.(a) may replace up to 24 credit points from that group in a candidate's program where such replacement fits a special requirement of that program.
(d) Unless otherwise permitted by the course coordinator:
(i) if 48 credit points are in the course of studies all shall be at 200-level or higher, with at least 24 credit points at 300- or 400 level or above;
(ii) if units at 100-level are included in the course of studies, candidates must successfully complete at least 48 credit points at 200, 300 or 400 level including 12 credit points at 300 or 400 level or above.

3. Period of Candidature
The candidate shall satisfy the requirements of Rule 2. and any concurrent degree requirements of Rule 1.1.(b):
(a) the expected period of candidature for full-time candidates to complete requirements is two semesters;
(b) part-time candidates shall complete requirements in not more than eight semesters.

4. Award of the Graduate Diploma
Graduating students in the Graduate Diploma in Humanities who have successfully completed at least 48 credit points, including at least 12 credit points at 300 level in one subject or major of the Bachelor of Arts, may request that the one subject or approved course of study as determined by the relevant school Teaching and Learning Committee appear on their testamur.

How to Apply

Domestic Students

New domestic students to UNE apply to study on or off campus through UAC.

For more information, click here

Former or current domestic UNE students apply to study on or off campus directly to UNE

For more information, click here

International Students

International students apply directly to UNE through International Marketing and Pathways

For more information, click here