What will I learn?

Overview

Gain an introduction to the study of humanities and social sciences with your choice of majors (depending on the campus of study). You'll learn in a supportive environment, with structured assistance throughout your studies. Once you've successfully completed the diploma, you'll be eligible to enter the second year of La Trobe's Bachelor of Arts, or find work in administration or entry-level positions in a variety of industries.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 5.

Students have following disciplines to choose:

  • English
  • History
  • Human Geography
  • Indonesian
  • Sociology
  • Writing
  • Visual arts

Career outcomes

This course leads to further study, articulating with the Bachelor of Arts. Graduates should also be skilled for work in administration or entry-level communication-based positions.

Which department am I in?

Department of Arts and Humanities

CRICOS

075107B

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$28,800.00 (US$ 19,794) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

2 March 2020

Venue

Bendigo Campus

Edwards Road,

Flora Hill,

BENDIGO,

Victoria,

3552, BENDIGO, Australia

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$28,800.00 (US$ 19,794) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

2 March 2020

Venue

Albury-Wodonga Campus

133 McKoy Street,

WEST WODONGA,

Victoria,

3690, WODONGA, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Students are required to have a completion of Australian Year 12 (or international equivalent) with certain grade.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic) - Overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0; TOEFL Paper based - Overall score of 550 with 5 or better in TWE (Test of Written English); TOEFL Internet based (iBT) - Overall 64 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing; Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE) - Overall score of 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50; Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) - 169 with no less than 169 in any component; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - 169 with no less than 169 in any component.

Find your nearest IELTS test centre and test dates

There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

The degrees offered by the University have been developed to give students real-world experience through internships and work experience programs.

  • La Trobe students are provided study abroad opportunities
  • The University offers a number of specialist degrees
  • Subjects are designed to challenge the way students think
  • Students match their study interests with their career goals