Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

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The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) provides a pathway for high achieving students, whose academic capabilities and potential would be well served by concentrating on research-based study leading to doctoral study.

Programme code: AK3696
Level: 8
Points: 120
Duration: 1 year full time / up to 2 years part time
Venue: City Campus
Start date: 26 February 2018 / 16 July 2018

Entry requirements

Minimum requirements
Bachelor of Arts with a B+ grade average or higher in Level 7 papers in the selected subject area for this degree, or equivalent.

Structure and content

You complete a research methods paper and papers in advanced theoretical studies that are relevant to your discipline. The theoretical papers are from the Master of Arts and the Master of Education. An individually designed reading paper may be chosen. You also undertake a supervised research dissertation.

Majors are available in:

Career opportunities

Graduates will be well placed for employment in areas requiring sound analytical and critical thinking, and research skills at a more advanced level than a bachelors degree.

  • Human resources manager
  • Personnel recruiter
  • Corporate communicator
  • Human and customer services
  • Marketing or social research
  • Policy analyst.

Last updated: 22-Nov-2017 1.07pm

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