Associate Degree of Arts, Business and Sciences

Course summary for current students

Award granted

Associate Degree of Arts, Business and Sciences

Duration2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Deakin course codeA200

Offered to continuing students only from 2015

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Deakin Associate Degree of Arts, Business and Sciences provides a supported entry to tertiary study. The course provides flexible pathways into university and a range of Deakin target degrees including the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Education (Primary), Bachelor of Health Sciences and Bachelor of Science.

Fees and charges

Fees and charges vary depending on your course, your fee category and the year you started. To find out about the fees and charges that apply to you, visit www.deakin.edu.au/fees.

Course rules

Course offered at Warrnambool or Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Students must complete 16 credit points as follows:

  1. Four credit points of core units
  2. Four credit points of elective units chosen from an approved selection of units
  3. At least four credit points at level one from their target degree, and
  4. No more than four credit points at level two from their target degree

Course offered in conjunction with a TAFE partner

Students enrol concurrently in the Associate Degree course and a relevant TAFE qualification at a partner location, with credit granted from the TAFE qualification into the Deakin Associate Degree.

Students must complete their TAFE diploma plus 8 credit points as follows:

  1. Four credit points of core units
  2. Four credit points of elective units chosen from an approved selection of units

Course structure

Core units

EAD101 LEARNING FOR A KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY (No longer available for enrolment)

EAD102 E-LITERACY FOR CONTEMPORARY LEARNING (No longer available for enrolment)

EAD104 WORK AND THE SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY (2 credit points) (No longer available for enrolment)

Elective Units

ACV101Contemporary Art Practice: Body

ACV102Contemporary Art Practice: Space

AIA105Visions of Australia: Time and Space From 1700 to 2010

AIA106Sex, Race and Australia's People

AIX117Professional Writing for Work

ASC101Introduction to Sociology A

ASC102Introduction to Sociology B

EAD103 INDEPENDENT STUDY (No longer available for enrolment)

EAD105 APPLIED COMMUNITY PROJECT (No longer available for enrolment)

HBS107Understanding Health

HBS108Health Information and Data

HBS110Health Behaviour

MAA103Accounting for Decision Making

MAE102 The Global Economy (No longer available for enrolment)

MIS101 Business Information Systems (No longer available for enrolment)

MMM132Management

SIT190Introductory Mathematical Methods

SLE103Ecology and the Environment

SLE111Cells and Genes

SLE102Physical Geography

SLE105Human Impacts - Pollution

SLE132Biology: Form and Function

SLE133Chemistry in Our World

SLE144 Aquatic Life (No longer available for enrolment)

SLE155Chemistry for the Professional Sciences