Bachelor of Arts (Humanities) (Honours)

Federation University Australia

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

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) is a fourth-year 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 course 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 Humanities stream enables students to choose to study Media and Screen Studies, Literature, Creative Writing, Philosophy, History or Indigenous Studies. The major project can be a traditional thesis or, for Creative Writing students, a practice-driven thesis consisting of creative work and an exegesis.


120 credit points over 12 months.


  • Honours thesis, Research design, management and methods, Literature review, Advanced theory for honours students.

Standard entry requirements

A Bachelor of Arts 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).

Study information

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

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