Deakin - Associate Degree of Arts, Business And Sciences
About this course
Advance TAFE have partnered with Deakin University to offer higher education to students in Gippsland. Deakin University's Associate Degree offers you the opportunity to learn where you live by using the state-of-the-art Deakin Learning Centre located at Advance TAFE's Bairnsdale campus.
This unique learning environment links you with students studying your course throughout Victoria, with immediate real-time feedback from your Advance TAFE lecturer and one-on-one support from a dedicated tutor.
This two-year, full-time (or part-time equivalent) program will help you develop skills in research, written communication, oral presentation, as well as the ability to critically analyse concepts. It offers a supported entry to tertiary education and a guaranteed pathway with up to 18 months credit into a range of Deakin degrees.
You will benefit from small class sizes, modern technology and practical units of study.
The program results in a dual qualification; an Associate Degree as well as one of the following Diplomas:
· Diploma of Children's Services
· Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol, other drugs and mental health)
· Diploma of Disability
· Diploma of Accounting
· Diploma of Human Resources Management (off-campus only)
· Diploma of Business
· Diploma of Graphic Design
Who Should Apply
The Associate Degree is open to applicants from a range of backgrounds, including those who are:
· mature-age and returning to study;
· Year 12 students;
· currently completing a diploma;
· looking for a career change.
Recent student graduates with a Diploma or holders of other qualifications are also encouraged to apply.
Click on the link/s below for more information:
Deakin University - Associate Degree of Arts, Business and Sciences
Deakin Associate Degree Scholarship
Students should be recent Year 12 graduates or mature age.
How to apply
Contact a Student Advisor on 1300 133 717 or by email. You can also contact us by clicking the enquire button on this page.
Entry will be into the chosen Diploma (studied at Advance TAFE) and into the Deakin at Your Doorstep program.
Deakin's Associate Degree will prepare you for the workforce and enhance your opportunities for employment or promotion in your current position.
Further study opportunities
Students are guaranteed a place with up to 18 months credit in a Deakin University Degree in their chosen field of study at Deakin University's Warrnambool campus or via off-campus study.
The range of Degrees available include:
· Bachelor of Commerce
· Bachelor of Management
· Bachelor of Education (Primary)
· Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
· Bachelor of Health Sciences
· Bachelor of Psychology
· Bachelor of Arts
Deakin at Your Doorstep
A huge advantage of studying this Diploma is that it can be studied in conjunction with the Deakin Associate Degree of Arts, Business and Sciences. This allows graduates to gain two qualifications!
The dual qualification delivers access to a range of Deakin degree courses with up to 18 months of credit.
· Advance TAFE higher education link.
· Deakin Associate Degree of Arts, Business and Sciences link.
Skills recognition (RPL)
Your existing skills and experience may provide credit towards this course. Click here to find out more or discuss your options with the course coordinator.