Bachelor of Arts (Social Sciences) (Honours)

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) is a fourth-year that serves as a prelude to a higher degree in research or to professional practice in a range of careers that entail advanced research work.With half the course dedicated to a thesis-based experience of independent research conducted professionally, the course prepares individuals for professional or research work in the disciplinary field of their preference. It provides training in methodology, research skills and theoretical inquiry.This Social Sciences stream enables students to choose to study Sociology, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Community and Human Services, History or Indigenous Studies.


120 credit points over 12 months.


  • Honours thesis, Research design management and methods, Literature review, Advanced theory for honours students.

Standard entry requirements

A Bachelor or Arts with a sequence in the relevant discipline with Distinction average in upper-level discipline-specific courses and no less than a Distinction in upper-level discipline-specific courses (giving a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 6.0).

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gippsland (Churchill) International: $23,310 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $23,310 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
Online No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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