Liberal Arts - A0502

Liberal Arts

Diploma (available for concurrent study alongside your degree)

The Diploma of Liberal Arts will provides your with the opportunity to pursue in-depth study in one of the humanities or social sciences while completing a bachelor's degree or double degree in other fields.

Studying humanities develops general knowledge and specific intellectual skills relating to human thought and relations, such as the way we communicate or how the past has affected the present. Social science analyses and explains societies and the relationships of individuals within those societies. The diploma is offered in many of the Bachelor of Arts majors as indicated below.

This diploma is usually completed by students studying in faculties other than arts, however, arts students may apply to add this course after successfully completing one year.

At a glance

Course Details

Location(s): On-campus at Caulfield: Full time & part time
On-campus at Clayton: Full time & part time
Duration: Taken part-time over two to three years.
Qualification: Diploma of Liberal Arts
2016 course requirements

Majors, extended majors and minors

In this course, you can choose from the following majors, extended majors and minors. Some are only available as minors or only in certain locations, so click through to see the full details.

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Alternative entry pathways

Multiple pathways to this course

There are many ways to gain entry to a course at Monash. If you don't meet our entry requirements, there are pathways to help. More about alternative pathways...

Additionally, we recognise that some applicants may have experienced difficulties that have disadvantaged them when applying for university. We offer a range of special admissions schemes that may help you gain entry to your chosen course, including pathways for Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students. .More about special admissions schemes...

Making the application

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

The average annual student contribution amount is:

A$6349

Note: see information on how average fee is calculated.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth supported student, you may be able to either:

  • pay all of your student contribution up front and receive a 10% discount, or
  • defer payment through the HECS HELP loan scheme.

Scholarships

We offer over 200 types of scholarships, valued at up to $70,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other fees

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.

The Diploma of Liberal Arts is an additional course of study available concurrently to students completing a single or double bachelor's degree.  The course requires you to study the equivalent of one further year of full-time study, taken part-time over three years.