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Bachelor of Arts (Honours), BA (Hons)

University of Newcastle, Australia, Australia . Cricos: 00109J

University of Newcastle, Australia

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
BA (Hons)Full-time1 yearFebruaryfind outAUD 29470 per year

About Bachelor of Arts (Honours), BA (Hons) - 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.

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).

All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.

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