Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00025B

This program is suited to high-achieving arts students who want to better prepare themselves for a successful professional or academic career.You'll undertake advanced subjects that build on your bachelor’s study and focus heavily on research methods and techniques. This knowledge will prepare you to complete a substantial research project – the major component of your Honours program.Depending on your field of study, you'll complete a semester-long or year-long Honours research thesis. You will work one-on-one with a supervisor to complete all aspects of this substantial project, including developing a suitable research topic, applying research techniques and methodologies appropriate for your field, and presenting your ideas in a written thesis.


16 Units


  • Ancient History
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Art History
  • Chinese
  • Classical Languages
  • Communication and Cultural Studies
  • Criminology
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • English Literature
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • History
  • Indonesian
  • International Relations
  • Japanese
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Korean
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Policy
  • Russian
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sports Studies
  • Studies in Religion

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts from the University (or equivalent) in a relevant major, or an extended major or the relevant Honours entry courses
  • Andhave gained a grade point average (GPA) of 5.0 on a 7-point scale (or higher set by the Head of School for specific fields of study)
  • Orsatisfy the executive dean that the person is qualified to undertake the program based on the person's academic records and subject to completion of additional work, if set.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
St Lucia International: $41,120 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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