Diploma of General Studies (Toolkits) (X1G1)

Overview  2023

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 1 Year, up to a maximum of 3 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

  • 1 Develop written and oral skills that prepare them for future higher education or professional development
  • 2 Gain disciplinary knowledge in one or more areas of study at introductory level
  • 3 Critically evaluate knowledge from a range of readily available information sources
  • 4 Develop an understanding, and practical application to solve problems and communicate ideas to a range of audiences, using a variety of strategies
  • 5 Demonstrate an ability to learn and work effectively individually using a range of strategies including online learning
  • 6 Demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively to further ideas and complete tasks
  • 7 Demonstrate academic integrity and proficiency in conventions of academic referencing
  • Course structure

    Entry requirements

    Admission to the Diploma of General Studies will be as per enrolled degree, associate degree or diploma

    Credit or RPL in this course should be assigned as per the University rules. The course is offered as an articulated exit point from multiple Bachelor level degrees, students who exit with the Diploma of General studies are able to count up to 100% of completed units (at level 100 or above) if they resume study into a Bachelor’s degree. Some degrees will have specific unit requirements, and students are encouraged to seek advice as practicable should they wish to enter a Bachelor level<

    Credit or Recognition of Prior Learning in this course should be assigned as per the University rules. As the Diploma of General Studies is offered as an articulated exit point from multiple Bachelor level degrees, students who exit with the Diploma of General studies are able to count up to 100% of completed units (at level 100 or above) if they resume study into a Bachelor’s degree. Some degrees will have specific unit requirements, and students are encouraged to seek advice as early as practicable should they wish to enter a Bachelor level course.

    Detailed admissions information and advice for all undergraduate courses, including comprehensive, course-level student profiles, is available from UTAS Admissions.

    Fees & scholarships

    Domestic students

    Options for this course

    This is a full-fee course, which means you’ll need to pay the full amount for your studies. Commonwealth Supported Places are not available in this course. However, there are still support options available for eligible students to help you manage the cost of studying this course.

    You may be able to fund all or part of your tuition fees by accessing a FEE-HELP loan from the Australian Government. FEE-HELP is a loan scheme that assists domestic full-fee students to pay for University, which is repaid through the Australian Tax System once you earn above a repayment threshold. This means you’ll only have to start repaying the loan once you start earning above a specific amount

    Our scholarships and prizes program also offers more than 400 scholarships across all areas of study. You can even apply for multiple scholarships in one easy application.

    Further information

    Detailed fee information for domestic students is available at Scholarships, fees and costs, including additional information in relation to the compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

    International students

    International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

    Scholarships

    For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

    How can we help?

    Do you have any questions about choosing a course or applying? Get in touch.

    Domestic
    1300 363 864
    International
    +61 3 6226 6200
    Email
    Course.Info@utas.edu.au
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