Diploma of General Studies

includes:

Diploma of General Studies

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Diploma of General Studies DipGenStud

Availability

Diploma of General Studies (7112GS)

On Campus - Albury-Wodonga
On Campus - Bathurst
On Campus - Dubbo
On Campus - Port Macquarie
On Campus - Wagga Wagga
Online - Bathurst

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Diploma of General Studies

Full-time: 1.0 year (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

To be eligible for admission, applicants must have completed Year 10, or have work experience that demonstrates the development of literacy, numeracy and entry level professional skills. 

 

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

N/A

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 64 points.

Course Structure

The course structure of the Diploma of General Studies is as follows:

Session 1

Core subjects:

GEN173 - Preparing for University Study
ESL173  Academic Literacy
MTH173  Introduction to Mathematics (1)
ITC174  Introduction to Digital Literacy for Online Learning

Session 2

Core subjects:

MTH174  Mathematics and Statistics (2)
IKC107  Introduction to Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories and Realities

Electives based on the choice of specialisation

Stream 1 - Education/ Social Sciences/ BJBS

EED173 - Human Development
POL112 - Understanding Australia: History, Politics and Society

Stream 2 - Science

SCI174  Current Topics in Health and Biosciences
SCI175  Current Topics in Natural and Physical Sciences

Enrolment Pattern

Enrolment pattern: Albury, Bathurst, Dubbo, Port Macquarie, Wagga Wagga

Full-time On Campus

Session 1 (30)

GEN173 - Preparing for University Study
ESL173  Academic Literacy
MTH173  Introduction to Mathematics (1)
ITC174  Introduction to Digital Literacy for Online Learning

Session 2 (60)

MTH174  Mathematics and Statistics (2)
IKC107  Introduction to Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories and Realities

Plus 2 subjects from Stream 1 or Stream 2

Enrolment pattern:

Full-Time Online Cohort

Session 1 (30)

GEN173 - Preparing for University Study
ESL173  Academic Literacy
MTH173  Introduction to Mathematics (1)
ITC174  Introduction to Digital Literacy for Online Learning

Session 2 (60)

MTH174  Mathematics and Statistics (2)
IKC107  Introduction to Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories and Realities

Plus 2 subjects from Stream 1 or Stream 2

Enrolment pattern:

Full-Time Mixed Mode

Session 1 (30)

GEN173 - Preparing for University Study
ESL173  Academic Literacy
MTH173  Introduction to Mathematics (1)
ITC174  Introduction to Digital Literacy for Online Learning

Session 2 (60)

MTH174  Mathematics and Statistics (2)
IKC107  Introduction to Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories and Realities

Plus 2 subjects from Stream 1 or Stream 2

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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