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Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

BA (Hons)

80 cp

Minimum duration: 1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at:
Brisbane Queensland
Melbourne Victoria
Sydney (Strathfield) NSW

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements Honours Degree1

To be eligible to apply for admission to the honours degree course, a student must have completed the Bachelor of Arts pass degree, normally within the last five years, with at least the following, all in the discipline area of the honours course:

  1. a major or equivalent;
  2. Distinction in at least two units; and
  3. a Credit average.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Honours Degree

To qualify for the honours degree a student must, in addition to satisfying the requirements of the pass degree, complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Honours Units, consisting of:

  1. 20 cp at fourth year level, appropriate to the discipline of the Honours thesis;
  2. 10 cp in Research Methodology/Research Seminar; and
  3. 50 cp from the Thesis.

Schedule of Honours Units

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Research Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
HUMA402 10 Honours Research Methods
HUMA410 10 Honours Advanced Coursework A
HUMA411 10 Honours Advanced Coursework B

Thesis Units

(a)
Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
HUMA400 20 Honours Thesis A (Full-time)
HUMA406 30 Honours Thesis B (Full-time)

or (b)
Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
HUMA401 10 Honours Thesis A (Part-time)
HUMA407 10 Honours Thesis B (Part-time)
HUMA408 10 Honours Thesis C (Part-time)
HUMA409 20 Honours Thesis D (Part-time)


1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.

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