Comments about Postgraduate Diploma in Arts - On Campus - Parkville - Victoria
Students enrolled in the postgraduate diploma undertake a research project in a specialist field of study. The degree may serve as a prerequisite for further postgraduate study for those who do not have a BA (Honours) in the chosen field or a related discipline. Upon completion of a postgraduate diploma with an honours grade-average, students may be eligible to apply for entry to a masters or PhD research program.
Students will gain experience in carrying out an advanced research project in a specialist field of study and develop knowledge of the research and theoretical preoccupations current in that field.
A combination of 5 compulsory and elective subjects, and a thesis component (12,000 words) totalling 100 points (equivalent to 1 year full-time study).
Major areas of study
Ancient and medieval studies; Anthropology and social theory; Arabic; Art history; Arts management; Asian studies; Australian studies; Chinese; Cinema studies; Classical studies; Classical studies and archaeology; Creative arts; Creative writing; Criminology; Cultural material conservation; Cultural studies; Development studies; Editing and communications; English language studies; English literary studies; Environmental studies; French studies; Gender studies; Geography; Germanic studies; History; History and philosophy of science; Indonesian; Islamic studies; International politics; International studies; Italian studies; Japanese; Jewish studies; Linguistics and applied linguistics; Media and communication; Medieval and renaissance studies; Philosophy; Political science; Professional ethics; Public policy; Renaissance and early modern studies; Social theory; Sociology; Socio-legal studies