Graduate Certificate of Arts and Sciences
Course summary for current students
Joanna Cruikshank, (03) 5227 2510
Contact the Course Director for matters relating specifically to the academic content of this course - all enrolment related queries must go to the Student Services Office.
|Award granted ||Graduate Certificate of Arts and Sciences|
|Duration||0.5 year full time or 2-3 years part time|
|CRICOS course code||061383G|
|Deakin course code||A530|
This course is for continuing students only.
This course offers students the opportunity to widen their educational experience by studying disciplines beyond the boundaries of specialised study. Students may take this course concurrently with an undergraduate degree or alternatively the program may be taken as a standalone course.
The program will enable students to examine the intersections between the sciences and contemporary social and cultural questions through perspectives provided by a range of disciplines such as history, media studies, literature, sociology, philosophy, science, technology, health and law.
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Specific Course information
No unit completed from another Deakin University award may be counted towards the Graduate Certificate of Arts and Sciences.
Credit for prior learning from previous study will not normally be granted.
Students who choose not to graduate with the Graduate Certificate of Arts and Sciences may have their completed units credited towards their undergraduate award, provided this is consistent with that award's course rules.
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Fees and charges
Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.
Please be aware:
- Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
- Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
- Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services
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To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate of Arts and Sciences, a student must complete 4 credit points of study from the list of nominated units drawn from across the five faculties.
Undergraduate students completing the Graduate Certificate of Arts and sciences will not be eligible to graduate until they have completed their undergraduate degree.
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The Graduate Certificate of Arts and Sciences will consist of 4 credit points selected from a schedule of approved units drawn from across the five faculties of the University:
|ACV113|| Drawing for Art and Design |
|AIA106|| Populate Or Perish: Australia's People (Commencing 2014.)|
|AIH107|| World History Between the Wars 1919 - 1939 |
|AIH108|| The World After the War: 1945 - 1991 |
|AIP116|| Modern Political Ideologies **|
|AIR108|| International Relations |
|ASC101|| Introduction to Sociology A |
|ASC102|| Introduction to Sociology B |
|EXE101|| Understanding Children and Adolescents |
|HBS109|| Human Structure and Function |
|HDS106|| Diversity, Disability and Social Exclusion |
|HPS111|| Psychology A: Fundamentals of Human Behaviour |
|HPS121|| Psychology B: Individual and Social Development |
|HSE101|| Principles of Exercise and Sport Science |
|HSE309|| Behavioural Aspects of Sport and Exercise |
|HSH207|| Socio-Economic Status and Health |
|HSH302|| Politics, Policy and Health |
|MAA103|| Accounting for Decision Making |
|MAF101|| Fundamentals of Finance |
|MME101|| Business Academic Skills |
|MMH230|| Strategic Human Resource Management |
|MMM240|| Organisational Behaviour |
|MSC120|| Unit description is currently unavailable |
|SLE132|| Biology: Form and Function |
|SLE133|| Chemistry in Our World #|
|SLE155|| Chemistry for the Professional Sciences #|
|SLE112|| Fundamentals of Forensic Science |
|SLE010|| Laboratory and Fieldwork Safety Induction Program *|
|SEP122|| Physics for the Life Sciences |
|SIT101|| Fundamentals of Information Technology |
|SIT102|| Introduction to Programming |
|SIT161|| Principles of Interactive Media |
|SIT191|| Introduction to Statistics |
|SLE103|| Ecology and the Environment |
|SRA010|| Safety Induction Program *|
|SEE010|| Safety Induction Program *|
# SLE133, SLE155 - Students who have not completed Year 12 Chemistry or equivalent should choose to do SLE133 in trimester 1. Students who have completed Year 12 Chemistry or equivalent should choose to do SLE155 in trimester 2.
* SLE010, SRA010, SEE010 are zero credit point safety units
** AIP116 also offered in trimester 3