Diplomas add value to a degree

Our diplomas allow you to pursue an interest in an area of study from Monash Arts concurrently with another course at Monash.

What is a diploma?

A diploma is equivalent to a full major (48 points) and is completed alongside your main course over a three-year period.

For most students, undertaking a diploma generally adds a further year to their length of study. The time may be reduced if you receive credit for units already completed in your course, or if the course allows you to complete summer or winter units (units that are offered in the periods in between semesters one and two).

See Credit for Arts Courses

Diplomas on offer
Entry requirements

To be eligible to apply for a diploma, you must be currently enrolled in another single or double undergraduate degree course or postgraduate by coursework degree course at Monash.  Applicants must have a credit average in their current course in order to be accepted into the diploma.  Diplomas are not available to international student visa holders.

If you are in a course managed by the Faculty of Arts, you may apply for entry from the start of your undergraduate course. You have until the start of the final year of your undergraduate course to commence your Diploma, or until the final semester of your Masters by coursework degree.

If your course is managed by a faculty other than Arts, you must gain approval from your managing faculty to study a diploma with Monash Arts. Please check with your managing faculty if there are any additional requirements you must meet to qualify.

How to apply
  1. Complete a Monash Arts Diploma Application
    Diploma Application (Word Doc)
  2. Gain approval from your home faculty
    Your managing faculty must approve your application prior to submission to Monash Arts Student Services.
  3. Submit form to Faculty of Arts Office
    Submit an enquiry: http://ask.monash.edu/
    Phone: 1800 MONASH (666 274)
    Fax: +61 3 9905 2120

Arts Student Services – Clayton
Second floor, South Wing
Menzies Building
20 Chancellors Walk, Clayton Campus

Arts Student Services – Caulfield
Room H5.102, Level 5
Building H
Caulfield Campus

Places are limited and fill very fast. Early applications are advised.

Arts Undergraduate Courses