The course provides graduates with the ability to understand and study human society, culture and the creative arts. This course develops high levels of written and oral communication and prepares graduates for a range of discipline pathways including research training at honours and postgraduate level. The Course is available for both external and internal modes of studies.

Course Fee:

International: $72,360

Entry Requirements:

NTCET or equivalent (Year 12) and an ATAR of 60 or higher; or Certificate IV or above; or STAT score of 135 or greater; or submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience; or 6 months of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma; or completion of 40 credit points in the Preparation for Tertiary Study Program (ZTEP01), the Preparation for Tertiary Success (ZPTS11 or ZPTS21), or other recognised tertiary preparation course.


2 common units (20cp), 6 core units (60cp), option of up to two specialist majors.

Subjects you can Study:

Communications; history; literary studies; philosophy; political science; Chinese language; Indonesian language; modern Greek language; Yolngu languages and culture; Indigenous languages and linguistics; Indigenous policy; Indigenous cultural resources; Hellenic studies; Indonesian studies.

Study Pathways:

Students who successfully complete a recognised Bachelor degree or equivalent in an arts-related discipline or field with at least a credit average, may be eligible for an Honours degree.

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Artist, Historian, Writer,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Casuarina No info Yes Part time 6 years
Casuarina No info Yes Online
Casuarina No info Yes Full time 3 years
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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