Diploma of Liberal Arts
Study the Humanities or Social Sciences in-depth while doing a degree or double degree.
Applications have now closed for 2022.
Flexibility and choice
Students can choose from the following study areas and will complete the equivalent of a Bachelor of Arts major in the field:
- Archaeology and Ancient History
- Communications and Media Studies
- Film and Screen Studies
- Gender Studies
- Global Asia
- Human Geography
- Human Rights
- Indigenous Cultures and Histories
- International Relations
- International Studies
- Linguistics and English Language
- Literary Studies
Stay sharp. Broaden your mind with new ideas, new people, new experiences and new cultures.
With partnerships with over 100 universities worldwide, a Centre in Prato, Italy, and a campus in Malaysia, you're spoilt for choice. And whether you go for two weeks or two semesters, there’s a program to suit your interests and needs.
Grow as a person and as a professional. Study overseas for two weeks or two semesters.
Whether you're interested in a semester exchange or a global study tour, find out what's available for your study area.
Experience learning outside of the classroom – our programs range from visiting museums to industry partners, and relevant geographical areas.
2–4 week intensive units over your summer or winter break are available around the world. Places fill quickly on a first-come, first-served basis so be sure to get your application in early!
Absorb beauty. Study in the historic city of Prato nestled in the picturesque Tuscan landscape. A great base for European study and tours.
You can do just four weeks, or up to a full semester (12 weeks) with the flexibility of taking one, two or three of the following blocks in any order.
- Block 1: 24 September – 19 October
- Block 2: 22 October – 16 November
- Block 3: 19 November – 14 December
Whilst you are there, you can also enrol in a range of Study Tours.
We offer you the opportunity to study at our exchange partner universities around the world. Students are also able to apply to a non-partner university (although tuition fees will be paid to the host institution).
As part of the Diploma, you can take an Arts internship subject, combining theory with practice locally or abroad. Scholarships & funding
You can gain credit with an internship unit ranging from general Arts Internship units to specialised offerings in journalism, the Victorian Parliament, Theatre and Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics.
Current internship positions:
You can gain industry experience locally or internationally through a range of our partners (view current internships open for applications) or through an institution of your own choice.