The University of Melbourne

Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced)

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced) allows you to undertake a minor research subject and coursework subjects in a specialist field of study at an advanced level. This course is equivalent to an Arts Honours program if the thesis component is taken. It serves as prerequisite entry to a Masters by Research or PhD for those who have not completed a four-year Arts (Honours) degree in the relevant area.


Total 100 points in one area of specialisation.


  • Ancient World Studies
  • Art History
  • Principles of Cultural Materials Conservation
  • Cultural Studies
  • Development Studies
  • English and Theatre Studies
  • French
  • Gender Studies
  • German
  • History
  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • Italian
  • Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
  • Media and Communication
  • Philosophy
  • Politics and International Studies
  • Public Policy and Management
  • Screen Studies
  • Sociology

Standard entry requirements

An undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline with a weighted average mark of at least H2B (70%) in appropriate subjects or equivalent

Study pathways

Successful completion of a Graduate Diploma (Advanced) may allow students to enrol in Masters by Coursework, Masters by Research or PhD programs.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville Domestic: $30,400
International: $41,056
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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