Bachelor of Policy Studies (Honours)

Australian National University (ANU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

The Bachelor of Policy Studies (Honours) degree exemplifies the ANU commitment to research-led education. Building on the Bachelor of Policy Studies, it gives you high-level preparation for professional life or a higher degree by research through the development of an advanced knowledge of the research principles and methods and theoretical concepts of policy studies, and through the design and implementation of a research project, typically a 20,000 word thesis, that leads to the development of new understandings or that provides solutions to complex problems.


The Bachelor of Policy Studies (Honours) requires the completion of 48 units.

Standard entry requirements

  • An AQF Level 7 Bachelor Policy Studies degree from the ANU, completed within the last two years:1. with a weighed average mark of at least 70 per cent, calculated from the 36 units of courses with highest final marks, excluding 1000-level courses, from courses from the Bachelor of Policy Studies requirements listed as compulsory
  • And2. with the written approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $45,360 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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