University of New England UNE

Bachelor of Social Science with Honours

University of New England UNE

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

Aimed at high achievers, Honours is an extra year of study after completing your undergraduate degree. UNE's Bachelor of Social Science with Honours allows you to extend your studies in psychology or sociology, to build on knowledge and skills in social science theory while undertaking research in your chosen topic.Honours is a valuable, additional qualification that improves career prospects, plus you'll have the option to proceed to higher degree studies — either a masters or PhD. With an honours degree, your skills in critical analysis and research will be transferable across a range of fields, future proofing your career.


1. To qualify for the award a candidate must pass unit/s to the value of 48 credit points at 400-level comprising an advanced course work component and a dissertation.2. Each Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) candidate will be required to consult with thier supervisor(s). The nature and extent of such consultations will be determined by the supervisors and Head of School after consultation with the candidate prior to commencement of each year of candidature and may require face-to-face consultation.3. A candidate may not enrol concurrently for other units at this University or at another institution, except that, upon the recommendation of the Head of School, the course coordinator may grant permission to do so.

Standard entry requirements

Completion of UNE Bachelor of Social Science, or an equivalent relevant qualification (AQF Level 7 or overseas equivalent).Achievement of Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.5 in relevant qualification, minimum result of Distinction for at least 18 credit points of 300-level units in the subject you want to study. Completion of 48 credit points of study in the subject you want to study.Fulfillment of discipline-specific requirements.Submission of a research proposal of 1000 words, containing a written, cogent, proposal of the topic, which must include a thesis statement, and/or a problem to be solved, and/or a question to be answered, and/or a line of argument to be explored.Evidence of the support of a suitably qualified supervisor who is a member of the relevant discipline, or you have received approval from the relevant discipline and Head of School (or delegate).

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus International: $28,216 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
UNE Armidale (main campus) International: $30,200 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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