Entry into Honours is selective and the work at this level is challenging. Honours
Why Study Honours?
- to engage, in depth, with a discipline you have a passion or special aptitude for
- to develop your research and writing skills to an advanced level
- to meet people with similar interests and develop your professional networks
- to significantly enhance your employment opportunities
- Honours is the prerequisite for entry to a Higher Degree by Research at the Masters and Doctorate levels
Preparing for Honours
Students should plan for their Honours year as early as possible, e.g. first/second year, to ensure that the appropriate courses are studied during their Bachelor degree. The relevant Honours Convenor can provide advice, in addition to discussing a research proposal.
Learn more about what studying Honours is really like from past Honours student, Therese McCarthy.
*Available to students who have completed the Bachelor of Media (or approved equivalent) to an appropriate standard.
Please note: Students who are accepted to study Honours in Psychology will
Am I eligible for Honours?
The pre-requisite for entry into Honours is a completed Bachelor's degree with a major in your chosen discipline. The grade average required differs from discipline to
Please note if you are applying for entry into Honours in Music then you may have to attend an audition. The Faculty of Arts will let you know upon application if this is required.
How do I apply?
Expressions of interest for mid-year entry are now open for 2019 entry. Please note that applications received after the 30th of November may not receive equal consideration.
What happens once I apply?
You will be notified of the outcome by the discipline area to which you apply. If you are successful, the Faculty Office will contact you once your Honours program has been activated. See our Current Students page for more information.
Specialisations and Convenors
See current Honours Convenors.