Curtin University

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

Bachelor Honours Degrees prepare students to develop advanced knowledge and skills for professional work, research and further learning corresponding to AQF level 8 qualifications.This course educates students in conceptual and theoretical aspects of academic practice. It also provides them with research methodologies appropriate to their honours project and the practical experience of applying concepts to investigation through the production of a dissertation or creative project and exegesis.


Detailed information about the course structure is available through official Curtin pages:


  • In the first half of the course, students undertake two 50 credit units including, either HUMN4004 Humanities Project 1 or HUMN4000 Humanities Honours Dissertation 1 and HUMN4003 Theories and Methods for Honours Research. For the second half of the course, students will continue the second component of the Project/Dissertation unit, i.e. HUMN4005 Humanities Project 2 (50 credit) or HUMN4001 Humanities Honours Dissertation 2 (50 credit), and Concepts and Contexts (50 credits).

Standard entry requirements

Admission to honours is by invitation and follows high achievement in an appropriate bachelor degree. Any specific course entry and completion criteria must also be met.Other criteria:A bachelor degree in one of the Humanities honours majors, with a course weighted average of 65 or higher.All applicants must submit a two-page research proposal outlining the intended focus of the honours project or dissertation and demonstrating the capacity to undertake research at an honours level.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Curtin Perth International: $30,722 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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