Deakin University

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

If you value independent thinking and are looking for a pathway to research degrees and enhanced career opportunities, the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) could be ideal for you. In this optional year of specialised study, you will conduct in-depth research on a topic you’re passionate about and develop advanced research skills and disciplinary knowledge through coursework. Our experienced academics will supervise you as you work on your thesis and engage with the wider discourse around your chosen topic. You’ll improve your critical and constructive thinking and gain practical research skills you can use in a range of private and public sectors to positively impact issues you care about. This course is a wonderful way to interrogate the world. Enjoy the intellectual stimulation and personal fulfilment that comes with deep learning about a subject that’s vitally important to you, while appreciating the supportive, environment Deakin has to offer. After graduation, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) high-achieving students are eligible to extend their research experience through masters and doctoral research programs.


  • Children's Literature
  • Literary Studies
  • Professional and Creative Writing

Standard entry requirements

"Higher education experienceIf you have undertaken at least one unit of higher education after secondary schooling, your selection is based on the following:This course uses your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.Prerequisitesa Bachelor degree or major in a related discipline with a WAM (Weighted Average Mark) of at least 65% in all level 3 and level 4 units (for Deakin awards) or final year units (for awards from other providers) or other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent ( are also advised to read further information and complete requirements outlined in the Information and Application form ( These requirements may include work experience, reasons for undertaking the course, previous academic information and your research proposal. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please read about other ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement ( is competitive and meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee selection. Our Admission Criteria and Selection Policy ( the principles of selection."

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) No
Geelong Waurn Ponds International: $29,200 No
Melbourne Burwood International: $29,200 No

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