Federation University Australia

Bachelor of Arts (Creative Arts) (Honours)

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) is a fourth-year program that serves as a prelude to a higher degree in research or to professional practice in a range of careers that entail advanced research work.With half the program dedicated to a thesis-based experience of independent research conducted professionally, the program prepares individuals for professional or research work in the disciplinary field of their preference. It provides training in methodology, research skills and theoretical inquiry.This Creative Arts stream enables students to choose to study any discipline within Visual or Performing Arts. The major project is a practice-driven thesis consisting of creative work and an exegesis.


120 credit points over 1 year.


  • Studio Projects, Research design management and methods, Literature review, Exegesis.

Standard entry requirements

Entry requirements (year 12)N/AEntry requirements (non year 12)A Bachelor or Arts program with a sequence in the relevant discipline with Distinction average in upper-level discipline-specific courses and no less than a Distinction in upper-level discipline-specific courses (giving a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 6.0).Extra RequirementsAll applicants must complete and submit the Research Proposal form as part of their application.Students will normally have a short thesis topic approved before applying, developed in consultation with a potential supervisor and the Honours Coordinator.Some questions to help you identify an area for your research project are:• What aspects of your undergraduate degree did you find most interesting?• Which courses did you enjoy the most?• What topics or issues did you wish you could have studied in more depth?• Which academic staff in the School of Arts are working in areas that interest you?

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Camp Street (Ballarat) International: $22,200 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
Gippsland (Churchill) International: $22,200 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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