Honours Degrees and Structure

Arts Honours Degrees

Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts (Caulfield, Clayton)

Honours degree of Bachelor of Journalism (Caulfield)

Honours degree of Bachelor of Music (Clayton)

Honours degree of Bachelor of Arts (Malaysia)

Honours degree of Bachelor of Communication (Malaysia)

Honours degree of Bachelor of Social Science (South Africa)

Course Structure

Honours is 48 points, or 1 year of full-time study (2 years of part-time study).

Although requirements may vary, the Arts Honours Program usually involves:

  • 2 coursework units (or 24 points) – like normal undergraduate units, only at fourth year level
  • 2 research units (or 24 points) – you will produce a thesis under supervision in these units.

Single or Combined Honours

Honours studies may be taken as:

  • Single Honours – a single area of study over 1 year of full-time study (or 2 years of part-time study).
  • Combined Honours – two areas of study over 1 year of full-time study (or 2 years of part-time study).