The Preliminary Arts programme (PA) is designed for students who wish to pursue foundation studies in the arts stream or take up certificate or diploma studies in the skills based programmes of Pacific TAFE. This qualification will equip students with a range of skills and knowledge that includes research, communication, critical thinking and knowledge on Pacific societies, politics and history. This programme provides opportunities for students to be creative, work collaboratively and use technology as a learning tool.
The Preliminary Arts programme will offer the following courses:
|Preliminary English A
|1 and 2
|Preliminary English B
|1 and 2
|The Pacific and World War II
|Preliminary Politics: New Forces in the Pacific
|Preliminary Geography A: Physical Geography
|Preliminary Geography B: Human Geography
|An Introduction to Sociology
|Basic Preliminary Mathematics
|Introduction to Information, Communications & Technology
To complete the Preliminary Arts programme, students must pass LLP14 and LLP15 and at least three from the following courses: HYP01, PLP01, GEP01, GEP02 and SOP02.
- For the remainder of the eight courses, students may select from the following electives: MAP11 and ISP21.
A student will enrol in the following courses to complete in the year long programme:
|GEP02 or SOP02