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2013 Diploma of International Studies(R2G)

Responsible faculty or institute:
Arts (principal)
Campus(es) Offered:
Cradle Coast:
Course Duration: Minimum 1 yrs, Maximum 4 yrs.
Course Contact (faculty or school):


The Diploma of International Studies is available to students from any Faculty in the University or students who meet UTAS general entry requirements. The course is intended to provide students with the opportunity to undertake units from a diverse range of disciplines that have an international focus. Where feasible, students may choose to undertake the Diploma concurrently with their Bachelor degree.

Admission & Prerequisites

Applicants are expected to meet the normal requirements set by the University for entry to degree courses. There are also several categories of special admission and they can be viewed at

General entry For international students, IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall with no individual band less than 5.5, or equivalent

Career Outcomes

It is anticipated that completion of the Diploma, particularly in conjunction with a Bachelor degree, will be useful for students pursuing careers within international business, law, politics, travel and tourism, journalism and the media.

Articulation to/from Course

General entry For international students, IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall with no individual band less than 5.5, or equivalent


Some units may be recognised in the relevant Associate Degree. The value of 50% (4 x 12.5%) may be awarded towards the relevant Bachelor degree, if the Diploma has not been taken concurrently with that degree.

Students who are pursuing concurrent study in both the Diploma and either a bachelor or postgraduate degree, could receive credit to the maximum value of 25% (2x12.5%) toward the main degree*, subject to successfully passing units in the Diploma; unless otherwise stated by the coordinator of the relevant degree (undergraduate or postgraduate).

*Provided that the discipline taken in the Diploma is the same or similar as the discipline pursuing in the main Bachelor or Postgraduate degree; as determined by the course coordinator.

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