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Monash University

Diploma in Arts (Indonesian Studies)

Course code: 2445 ~ Course abbreviation: DipArts(IndonSt) ~ Total credit points required: 48 ~ 3-4 years part-time concurrent with a bachelors degree ~ Managing faculty: Arts

Study mode and course location

On-campus (Clayton - P/T only)

Course description

This course provides students with the opportunity to pursue in-depth study in the area of Indonesian studies while completing a bachelors degree or double degree in other fields. Students may select from a broad range of units including Indonesian business, law, music, history, politics and mass media. Studies may be taken in an overseas university in Indonesian or English and there are also placements available with Indonesian institutions or companies. Students undertake at least a first year sequence of Indonesian language and culture units as part of this diploma. The language units may be taken on-campus, off-campus or in conjunction with a placement or further study in-country.

Course Objectives

Graduates are expected to: 1. develop the intellectual capabilities inherent in the interpretation of sources of knowledge pertaining to the academic discipline; 2. develop an understanding of the world view of the field of study; 3. develop the capacity for quantitative and qualitative analysis, critique and creative thinking in the discipline; 4. develop an understanding of the present interpretations and potential future developments in the issues underlying the content of and approaches to the field of study; 5. develop the skills of written and oral presentation, argument and analysis, including other practical skills such as computer skills, appropriate to the academic discipline.

Course structure

Students complete a standard 48 point major consisting of a first year sequence of 12 points and either 12 points of second year level studies (normally 2 units) and 24 points of third-year level studies (normally 4 units) or 18 points of second-year level studies (normally 3 units) and 18 points of third-year level studies (normally 3 units) .

Course requirements

Students are required to complete a minimum of a first-year sequence in Indonesian language and culture. For full information on the units required, refer to the `Areas of study' section on the Arts faculty website at

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