Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

University of Southern Queensland USQ

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

Studying the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) at USQ will extend the students capacity for specialised study and research at a higher academic level. Students will build on knowledge and skills developed in earlier study and specialise within their field by preparing a supervised dissertation. The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) will provide students with opportunity to focus their study in an area of interest, choice of a wide range of specialisations, a flexible and supportive study environment and real-world experience and skills for the workforce.

Structure

4 x 2 unit courses (total 8 units)

Subjects

  • Anthropology, Contemporary Media Studies, Creative and Critical Writing, English Literature, History, International Relations, Journalism Studies, Public Relations Studies, Social Justice Studies.

Standard entry requirements

  • To be eligible for admission, applicants must satisfy the following requirements: Entry to the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) shall be by a Bachelor of Arts degree of the University of Southern Queensland or other equivalent bachelor's degree from a recognised university with one of the following
  • Pass at a credit level (grade point average of 5.0/7 i.e. 71.4 per cent) in a cognate undergraduate degree program and with permission of the Program Coordinator, a grade point average of 5/7 (71.4 per cent) across all levels in the proposed specialisation in the Bachelor of Arts , including an 'A
  • Or better level pass in at least one course, a grade point average of 5.2/7 (75 per cent) in the third level of the Bachelor of Arts, including an 'A' or better level pass in at least one course. English Language Proficiency requirements for Category 2. It is suggested that students make contact with a potential supervisor before enrolment. A candidate with an equivalent qualification may receive special permission for admission with the approval of the Program Coordinator. All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. If students do not meet the English language requirements they may apply to study a University-approved English language program. On successful completion of the English language program, students may be admitted to an award program.

Study pathways

Students can articulate into this program from the Bachelor of Arts or can articulate from this program into the Doctor of Philosophy.

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