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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
1 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
AUD 28065 per year

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About Bachelor of Arts (Honours) at University of Newcastle, Australia

Students who perform well during their Bachelor of Arts, with a GPA of 5.0 or greater, may apply to undertake a further year of full-time (or equivalent part-time) study to obtain an Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree.

The BA (Honours) is taught in a flexible format featuring disciplinary and interdisciplinary learning and research. All students complete a common core course and a second compulsory course offered by the discipline or cluster most appropriate to each student's area of specialisation, followed by a written thesis or equivalent project.

For the thesis component, students choose from one of the following:

  • a written research thesis, or
  • a creative and/or digital project with accompanying written exegesis, or
  • a work placement program with a written account and analysis.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsFebruaryDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 28065 per year

Entry requirements

An applicant for admission to candidature must have completed a Bachelor of Arts or an equivalent program with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 (credit grade average).

Applicants must have completed:

  • a major in the proposed discipline of study (with at least 40 units at the 3000 level), or
  • where a major does not exist, have completed at least 80 units of study in a relevant discipline/s (with at least 40 units at the 3000 level).

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