Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Students who perform well during their Bachelor of Arts, with a GPA of 5.0 or greater, may apply to undertake a further year of full-time (or equivalent part-time) study to obtain an Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree.
The BA (Honours) is taught in a flexible format featuring disciplinary and interdisciplinary learning and research. All students complete a common core course and a second compulsory course offered by the discipline or cluster most appropriate to each student's area of specialisation, followed by a written thesis or equivalent project.
For the thesis component, students choose from one of the following:
- a written research thesis, or
- a creative and/or digital project with accompanying written exegesis, or
- a work placement program with a written account and analysis.
Program learning outcomes
On successful completion of the program students will have:
- Coherent and advanced knowledge of the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines and knowledge of research principles and methods
- Demonstrated the application of knowledge and skills to plan and execute project work and/or a piece of research and scholarship with some independence
- Cognitive skills to review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge to identify and provide solutions to complex problems with intellectual independence
- Cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of a body of knowledge and theoretical concepts with advanced understanding in some areas
- Cognitive skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in developing new understanding
- Technical skills to design and use research in a project
- Communication skills to present a clear and coherent exposition of knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences
- Demonstrated the application of knowledge and skills with initiative and judgement in professional practice and/or scholarships
- Demonstrated the application of knowledge and skills to adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
- Demonstrated the application of knowledge and skills with responsibility and accountability for own learning and practice in collaboration with others within broad parameters
- Knowledge: the advanced capacity to research, analyse, and apply knowledge from disciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives within the Bachelor of Arts Honours
- Critical thinking and research skills: the advanced ability to identify high-quality information and critically analyse it as a user, researcher and producer, with a focus on well-reasoned argumentation
- Communication: The advanced capacity to communicate effectively across written, oral, visual, and digital forms
- Intercultural competence: the advanced ability to engage with a range of diverse perspectives from which knowledge, beliefs, and values are developed and maintained from the local to the regional and global levels
- Work readiness: an advanced capacity to engage in teamwork, initiative, problem solving, ethical decision-making, and project management
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Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
An applicant for admission to candidature must have completed a Bachelor of Arts or an equivalent program with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 (credit grade average).
Applicants must have completed
- a major in the proposed discipline of study (with at least 40 units at the 3000 level), or
- where a major does not exist, have completed at least 80 units of study in a relevant discipline/s (with at least 40 units at the 3000 level).
Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools..
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- Course Code: 0101397
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
- Duration: 01 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: N/A
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