Diploma of Arts/Bachelor of Arts
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

The Diploma of Arts is a pathway program designed to help you transition into the Bachelor of Arts. You’ll develop foundational knowledge and skills in a supportive learning environment, setting you up for success in your further studies. You’ll improve your creative thinking and communication skills with a view to guiding businesses and organisations through the complexities of modern life. Through a creative mix of critical thinking, innovation and collaboration, you’ll gain the skills that employers of the future demand. You’ll be guided and mentored by staff who are recognised as leaders in their fields and will learn how international and intercultural perspectives shape society. For more course information, visit Diploma of Arts/Bachelor of Arts at GU.

Combined diploma/degrees

Upon successful completion of this diploma, you will be offered guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Arts.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.

Admissions Criteria

For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements


Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Assumed knowledge

This program has assumed knowledge. Refer to QTAC’s Course Search.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.


Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Gain valuable adaptable skills in  critical thinking, leadership, problem-solving  and information analysis, which will be well-suited to a wide range of workplaces. Create your own path while pursuing your passions and professional ambitions.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

CSP/$13000 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Gold Coast