REGULATIONS FOR THE DIPLOMA IN ARTS (2007)
1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
An applicant shall be eligible to be admitted to the Diploma in Arts if that applicant has:
a) completed the requirements for a Foundation Certificate or equivalent, or
b) mature entry:
i. is at least 20 years of age as at 1 February in the year of admission, and
ii.ii. has at least three years full-time work experience and/or training.
2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time or part-time.
No more than six semesters.
4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
4.1 Unless credit is granted under the Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Statute, this programme consists of twelve courses – the compulsory generic minor of four courses (HCS185, HEN107, HSA100, HSO102) and a major in one Arts discipline (English, Geography, History or Sociology).
4.2 A candidate for the Bachelor of Arts may elect to discontinue the programme of study for the degree and be awarded a Diploma in Arts if that candidate has completed twelve courses that comprise a programme of study that satisfies the requirements in 4.1.
5. PROGRAMME LOAD
For full-time students three or four courses per semester, for part-time students two courses per semester. An underload or an overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment form by the Dean or the Dean's nominee.
6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded a Diploma in Arts a student must pass the twelve courses specified in 4.1 above.
7. These regulations are effective from 1 January, 2007.