Course Description

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) is a fourth-year program that often serves as a prelude to a higher degree in research or advanced professional practice in careers that entail complex research work. With half the program dedicated to a thesis-based experience of independent research conducted professionally, the program will prepare individuals for professional or research work in the disciplinary field of their preference by providing training in theory, methodology and epistemology.Within the integrated multidisciplinary Honours program, studies in communication, criminology, international studies, history, human services, literature, philosophy, politics, psychological studies, indigenous studies, screen studies and sociology are offered. The program involves four course-work subjects plus a dissertation of 12,000 to 15,000 words. Successful completion of this program will give you the foundation, knowledge and skills to: Develop skills in research and thesis writing, Pursue scholarly interests in an extended, specialised research project, Explore a range of subjects, by seminar and independent research.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,349 total course cost.

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at Federation University Australia rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 85.7% (national average 75.7%)
Improved skills: 87.8% (national average 83.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 95.9% (national average 85.4%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Federation University Australia. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at Federation University Australia had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 66.7% (national average 61.3%)
Studying full time: 24.7% (national average 32.0%)
Median full time salary: (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

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