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Diploma in Liberal Studies

This course is available only to international students.


80 cp

Minimum duration: 1 year full-time.

Course available at:
Ballarat Victoria
Brisbane Queensland
Melbourne Victoria
Sydney (Strathfield) NSW

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the equivalent of year 12 level.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Diploma

To qualify for the Diploma, a student must complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 20 cp from Core Units; and
  2. 60 cp from Electives.
  3. Exit Point

3. Exit Point

A student who has completed the requirements for the Certificate in Liberal Studies may exit with that award.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Core Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
ENGL105 10 English Language Communication Skills
ETHN107 10 Australian Society


Units listed in the Schedule of Unit Offerings in the following subject areas for the Bachelor of Arts degree subject to campus availability, unit limitations and provided that prerequisite and co-requisite requirements are met).

  • Australian Studies
  • Communications
  • Computing
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Gender Studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Leisure Studies
  • Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Media
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Sociology
  • Theological Studies
  • Visual Arts

1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.