Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

TAKE YOUR ARTS LEARNING TO THE NEXT LEVELBachelor of Arts graduates can undertake an additional year of study in the Honours program, which gives you the opportunity to build on the skills and knowledge gained in the foundation degree. The Honours degree allows you to put to practical use the knowledge you've gained in the first three years of your degree, and it prepares you for postgraduate study and professional opportunities. An Honours qualification may also help to set you apart from your peers, signalling to employers that you possess the abilities and knowledge they value, including critical thinking, time management and interpersonal engagement. Industry and expert connectionsThe Bachelor of Arts (Honours) is an excellent entry path towards a PhD, and also signals to employers that you're capable of managing a large independent program under supervision. Internships may be available to students within the Honours program. Graduate outcomesIn this year-long professional and educational experience, you'll do original research, use analytical skills,and work as part of a team environment to take your learning to the next level. As a graduate, you will be ready for highly skilled professional work or may choose to continue your education with a higher degree by research. MajorsThere are no declared majors in the Honours program. Students will work under an academic supervisor in their chosen discipline or disciplines. FlexibilityTailor your timetable - Even if you study full-time on-campus, you may still be able to customise your degree to suit your needs. From a range of tutorial times to online access to lectures and other course material, we're here to help you fit study in with your work and life commitments.Global mobilityStudents in this degree may be able to participate in an overseas program specifically designed to fit the degree's teaching objectives. Learn more about going global at Griffith.


  • Dissertation/Project
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Principles of Research
  • Research Colloquium
  • Research Design
  • Research Methods

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor of Arts or equivalent and 5.0 GPA in second and third year courses


Credit and recognition of prior learning may be granted in accordance with Section 5.4 of the following University policy: Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8) Policy

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