Diploma of Arts

 

Diploma of Arts


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

DLARTSAR-02

Diploma of Arts

 

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

3 Admission to candidature

(1)
Admission to candidature for the Diploma of Arts requires the applicant to:
(a)
be enrolled in an undergraduate degree or combined degree program at the University of Sydney, excluding undergraduate degrees offered by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (which includes combined degree courses with a Bachelor of Arts component and the Bachelor of Liberal Studies); or
(b)
be enrolled in an undergraduate degree or combined degree program at another recognised tertiary institution; or
(c)
have been awarded, or be eligible for the award of, an undergraduate degree from a recognised tertiary institution.

4 Enrolment restrictions

A student may not enrol concurrently in two diploma courses unless, due to exceptional circumstances, permission has been granted by the Dean.

5 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in Table A of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Table of units of study.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Diploma of Arts, a candidate must successfully complete 48 credit points, including a major from a single subject area listed under Majors.

6 Majors

(1)
Completion of a major is a requirement of the course. Requirements for the completion of a major are listed in the Resolutions of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. The majors available are:
(a)
American Studies
(b)
Ancient History
(c)
Arabic Language and Cultures
(d)
Archaeology
(e)
Art History
(f)
Asian Studies
(g)
Australian Literature
(h)
Biblical Studies
(i)
Buddhist Studies
(j)
Celtic Studies
(k)
Classical Studies
(l)
Cultural Studies
(m)
English
(n)
Film Studies
(o)
Gender Studies
(p)
History
(q)
Jewish Civilisation Thought & Culture
(r)
Linguistics
(s)
Music
(t)
Philosophy
(u)
Performance Studies
(v)
Studies in Religion
(w)
World Religions

8 Award of the diploma

(1)
The Diploma of Arts is awarded in a Pass grade only.

9 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2015.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January 2015 will complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January 2020. The Faculty may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.