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.

Subjects

  • Children's Literature
  • Literary Studies
  • Professional and Creative Writing
  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • Anthropology
  • Criminology
  • History
  • Sociology
  • International relations
  • Politics
  • Philosophy
  • Languages
  • Middle east studies

Standard entry requirements

Entry will be based on performance in either a 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 AND a brief research proposal.Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. For more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience refer to the Deakin University website.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
Geelong Waurn Ponds International: $29,200 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Melbourne Burwood International: $29,200 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Cloud(online), Geelong Waurn Ponds, Melbourne Burwood.

Course fee shown is indicative and actual fees may vary.

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