Course Description

The Diploma of Advanced Studies enables capable senior secondary students to commence undergraduate level study while concurrently enrolled in year 11 or 12. The Diploma of Advanced Studies is broad-based in conceptual and theoretical content.

The Diploma of Advanced Studies enables capable senior secondary students to commence undergraduate level study while concurrently enrolled in year 11 or 12. The Diploma of Advanced Studies is broad-based in conceptual and theoretical content.

Students enrolled in an EXTN Extension course must be concurrently enrolled in years 11 or 12. Applicants for the ANU Extension course must receive the endorsement of their school principal prior to being admitted to the Diploma of Advanced Studies program, students must also meet co-requisite study requirements at their home schools. Results obtained in the EXTN Extension course may contribute towards the calculation of a student’s ATAR. A selection process for entry to an EXTN Extension course is based upon the results of a test in the area of study.

The Diploma of Advanced Studies offers subjects in disciplines of national priority, including mathematics, sciences, and Asian languages. Students who successfully complete an EXTN Extension course in the Bachelor of Studies may be offered transfer into a bachelor degree for further in-depth study and professional preparation.

Some EXTN Extension courses will be available through low bandwidth on-line or blended delivery enabling students who do not live near the ANU Acton campus to undertake the program. A virtual hall of residence supports student transition to tertiary study with tutor study support provided by undergraduate students.



Tuition Fees

International Students: $36,480 per year full-time

Duration

1 year full time,

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at Australian National University (ANU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 76.2% (national average 75.7%)
Improved skills: 80.3% (national average 83.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 84.8% (national average 85.4%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Australian National University (ANU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at Australian National University (ANU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 65.0% (national average 61.3%)
Studying full time: 31.5% (national average 32.0%)
Median full time salary: $57,000 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Australian National University (ANU) Code: EADST

Entry Requirements

For domestic students

  • Concurrent full-time enrolment in year 11 or 12 at a secondary school while enrolled in the EXTN Extension courses.
  • Enrolment in any co-requisite subjects at the student’s home school
  • Permission from the student’s school principal to enrol in the program.
  • Satisfactory performance in the ANU Extension selection test
  • Completion of the ANU Extension application form

In addition to the above, international students must meet the University’s English Language requirements.

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