Certificate in Liberal Arts
Course information for - 2023 entry
Offered at 3 locations
- 0.5 year full-time or equivalent part-time
- Fees (first year)*
- Start dates
Semester 1 intake: Not availableMidyear (Semester 2) intake: Beginning July 2023Applications open April 2023
The Certificate in Liberal Arts normally takes one semester of full-time study or equivalent part-time study. Students completing the Certificate choose 40 cp (four units) from a wide range of Arts disciplines, subject to campus availability. For the discipline areas available, refer to the ACU Bachelor of Arts Course Rules (Arts Sequences).The Certificate is a non-award course.
The Certificate in Liberal Arts prepares students for a diverse range of careers in areas such as:
- creative arts
To complete the Certificate in Liberal Arts, a student must complete 40 credit points (cp).
Sample program map
|Year - Study period||Unit 1||Unit 2||Unit 3||Unit 4||Unit 5|
Year 1 - Semester 1
Elective Unit 1
Elective Unit 2
Elective Unit 3
Elective Unit 4
This is a sample program only and units will vary depending on your campus and mode of study. Please refer to the handbook for the prerequisite units and the current listing.
An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.
Alternate entry provisions apply to students accepted through the Clemente Australia program.
Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2023 Admission.
There are essential components of a course or unit that demonstrate the capabilities, knowledge and skills to achieve the core learning outcomes of that course or unit. You will need to be able to meet these inherent requirements to complete your course.
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A UniAccess-Australia student who successfully completes four units specified by a UniAccess program may either leave with a Certificate qualification and/or make a direct application to ACU, against specified criteria, for a place in the Bachelor of Arts (or other Commonwealth-supported courses). All applications will be considered on the basis of academic merit.
* indicative only.
All costs are calculated using current rates and are based on a full-time study load of 40 credit points (normally 4 units) per semester.
A student’s annual fee may vary in accordance with:
- the number of units studied per semester;
- the choice of major or specialisation; and
- elective units.
The University reviews fees annually.
You should be able to concentrate on getting good marks instead of worrying about how you’ll pay your fees. We have a number of options that can help you ease the financial burden, including government assistance, scholarships and income support.
You could be eligible for one of the hundreds of scholarships we award each year to help students from across the university with the cost of studying, accommodation or overseas study opportunities. Some of our scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit, but these aren’t just for the academically gifted; ACU also recognises excellence in community engagement and leadership. We also offer a range of scholarships for those who may be struggling financially or who have faced other barriers to accessing education.