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Diploma of Arts, Pre-Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 16 months
    Duration
University rank #55 (QS) Melbourne, Australia
The Diploma of Arts is your pathway to an Arts degree at Monash. If you're inspired by new ideas, social and political issues, language and the way literature history and communication shapes our world, then our Diploma of Arts could be for you.
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Overview

Our diplomas are offered in two parts: part 1 and part 2. 

The programme

In part 1, you’ll study core Arts subjects to prepare you for your chosen stream. In part 2, you’ll choose your specialisation and study the same subjects as first‑year University students.

  • Psychology stream – for students who would like to complete a major in psychology or become a psychologist.
  • Sociology stream – for students considering majoring in communication, international relations or media studies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 16 months
    • Duration description
      • Part 1: 8 months
      • Part 2: 8 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media Studies A: Film Studies
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Introduction to Academic Writing
  • Data Analysis
  • Media Studies B: Mass Communication and the Modern World
  • Intercultural Business Communication
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • The Modern World

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    52

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    471

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • CRICOS: 061625F

To apply for a Monash College diploma, you must meet the academic and English language requirements. You will also need to check the age, subject and course prerequisites.

Age requirements

  • Part 1: 16 years
  • Part 2: 17 years

Tuition Fee

  • International

    51000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51000 AUD per year and a duration of 16 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Part 1: A$24,200
  • Part 2: A$26,800

Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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