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Overview

Students who wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for their own interest but not towards a degree, may enroll in single units as a non-award student.

All units of study listed under Table A of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Table of Units of Study are available to non-award students.

Subject areas
Shared pool

Admission, fees and how to apply

Depends on your qualification, citizenship status

My qualification is

The details on this page based on your selections are a guide only, and are subject to change.

English language proficiency

Find out if you need to prove English language proficiency (depends on your country of origin and educational background).

Your fee

How to apply

Admission as a non-award student is assessed on an individual basis. Permission is required from the department through which each unit is administered and is necessary for the application to be processed.

Semester 1 - 31 January of the same year. Semester 2 - 30 June of the same year. We strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible, offers are made on a rolling basis and places are limited. Separate Scholarship deadlines apply. Please check the relevant website for details.

Starting date

Depends on the subject area.

This course is currently not available to international students.

Standard closing dates: 

Semester 1 - 31 January of the same year

Semester 2 - 30 June of the same year

We strongly encourage international applicants to apply as early as possible to allow time for visa and travel arrangements. Separate Scholarship deadlines apply. Please check the relevant website for details.

Starting date

Admission requirement

Admission as a non-award student is assessed on an individual basis. Permission is required from the department through which each unit is administered and is necessary for the application to be processed.
Future study

Depends on the subject area.

Domestic students

International students

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