Graduate Certificate in Arts

  • CRICOS code: 031944F

Course overview

  • 6 months full time / 1 year part time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Start Year Intake - February and Mid Year Intake - July


The Graduate Certificate in Arts builds a solid foundation for further studies and research. The certificate helps you develop the analytical and critical capacities you need to understand the important issues and conceptual frameworks relating to your area of study and how to apply these skills to contemporary issues. You will use relevant technologies to understand the best way to handle research tasks.

Areas of study include Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Media and Communications, Philosophy, and Politics and International Studies.

Who is it for?

Whether you want to consolidate knowledge you already have or become more equipped for the industry that you’re in, the Graduate Certificate in Arts imparts expert knowledge in your selected field. This Certificate is useful for qualified secondary teachers, who may be able to teach in an area of specialisation, or for those returning to study.

Over a short six-month course of study, you can study at your own pace through flexible study options, including evening classes. Opt for full-time (or part-time study for domestic students only) and open the pathway into a graduate diploma, a graduate certificate (advanced) or many Masters by coursework degrees.