Postgraduate Certificate of Arts

Macquarie University

Program Description

Postgraduate Certificate of Arts

Macquarie University

Postgraduate Certificate of Arts

Whatever your field of interest, from linguistics to philosophy, postgraduate study in Arts broadens your outlook and helps you to branch out in the direction you want to grow. Students can begin with a single course, and work their way right up to a masters. Our degrees provide analytical and research skills which will prove valuable to you in all your professional activities.

Students wishing to progress to MPhil or PhD research programs should enrol in the Master for Research (MRes) degree.

Key features

This is a coursework program which offers graduates of any discipline the opportunity to study in the following areas in the humanities:

  • Ancient History
  • Australian Studies
  • Ethics
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Linguistics
  • Philosophy
  • Shakespeare Studies
  • Studies in Religion
  • Writing, Editing & Publishing

The program provides analytical and research skills which are valuable to students in all their professional activities.

The fields of study in Applied and Local History, Ethics, Ancient History, Australian Studies, History, Philosophy, Shakespeare Studies and Studies in Religion are not available to international students.

International students can select any specialisation that is offered in full-time study mode.

Suitable for

Those interested in an area or multiple areas of Arts and want flexibility in their degree.

Entry requirements

  • Australian Bachelor degree or recognised equivalent
  • Minimum English Language Proficiency: IELTS or IELTS equivalent of 6.5 overall, with minimum 6.0 in each band Please note that admission requirements for the Postgraduate Certificate of Arts with a specialisation may vary from those listed above, depending on the specialisation chosen. Please refer to the relevant specialisation for details.

All applicants for undergraduate or postgraduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.

You may satisfy the English language requirements if you have completed:

  • senior secondary studies equivalent to the NSW HSC
  • one year of Australian or comparable tertiary study in a country of qualification
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
6 months
Full time
10,788 AUD
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia North Ryde, New South Wales
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 6 months
Price 10,788 AUD