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Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) is available for high-achieving students who have completed a relevant Pass Bachelor degree offered by the Faculty of Education and Arts or equivalent at another institution. Aside from expanding students' knowledge in a specialised area, an Honours degree will give them an edge in an increasingly competitive job market. Students will build on their knowledge in their chosen major area of study through research, analysis and communication skills. Undertaking an Honours year is also an important step for those who want to become an academic or a professional researcher. Bachelor of Arts (Honours) students will: build on the knowledge and skills they gained in their undergraduate degree; develop advanced research techniques appropriate to their chosen field of study; prepare an Honours thesis, or creative project with exegesis/dissertation, along with coursework units appropriate to the field of study of the thesis; be equipped to pursue further postgraduate study.
80 credit points.
- Honours Advanced Coursework
- Honours Thesis (preparation of an Honours thesis based on original research)
- Introduction to thesis research and design
Standard entry requirements
- Undergraduate degree, or equivalent, normally within the last five years with a minimum GPA as stipulated in the University Guidelines for Honours Programs. students must have attained one of the following: a GPA of 5.75 on the ACU seven point scale in their major, or field of study, in the relevant undergraduate degree1
- Or for students who have completed a Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design degree, achieved a Distinction in at least one of any Art Theory unit AND a GPA of 5.75 on the ACU seven point scale across the visual arts/design units in their final year of study
- Or for students who have completed a Bachelor of Digital Media degree, achieved a Distinction in at least one of any Media Theory unit AND a GPA of 5.75 on the ACU seven point scale across their final year in their media/digital journalism units. Students must also meet any other requirements stipulated in the University Guidelines for Honours.
|Mid year intake
|Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo)
|Melbourne (St Patrick's)
|Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary)