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Structure

100 credit points

Duration: The Graduate Diploma in Arts in this area of specialisation is only available part-time and normally takes 2 - 3 years to complete. This specialisation is not available to international students.

Please note: German language subjects are organised in a progressive sequence of units from German 1 through to German 10. Students will have their appropriate entry point determined by the German Studies Program, based on the results of the online placement test. Please refer to the following link for further information: http://languages-linguistics.unimelb.edu.au/german/german-placement-test

The following description of the entry points below is indicative only:

  • German Studies 1 entry point: for students who have very little or no background in the German language.
  • German Studies 3 entry point: usually for students who have undertaken four or five years of secondary school German or who have obtained a low VCE German score.
  • German Studies 5 entry point: usually for VCE German students.
  • German Studies 7 entry point: usually for native speakers or near-native speakers of German, or for candidates who have spent a number of years in a German speaking country.

The Graduate Diploma in Arts in this area of specialisation requires:

German Studies 1 Entry Point

  • eight compulsory subjects (100 points)

German Studies 3 Entry Point

  • eight compulsory subjects (100 points)

German Studies 5 Entry Point

  • eight compulsory subjects (100 points)

German Studies 7 Entry Point

  • eight compulsory subjects (100 points)

Total 100 points

Please note: Students will have their appropriate entry point determined by the German Program, based on results of a placement test. Please refer to the following link for further information: http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/soll/resources/language-placement-testing

Last updated: 26 June 2019