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Undergraduate

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA(Hons)(Curtin) - BH-ARTS Humanities
2018
2017

2018

Location Bentley
Study method Full-time
Online - find out more
Study mode On-campus
Intake February or July
Duration 1 year full-time

2017

Location Bentley
Study method Full-time
Online - find out more
Study mode On-campus
Intake February or July
Duration 1 year full-time

Course overview

Humanities Honours is designed for students who wish to deepen their knowledge and to open significant career options, either as a final degree or as the first stage of a pathway leading to a Higher Degree by Research. It is a one-year program that commences after completing the requirements for a Bachelor's degree, and 'adds value' to an undergraduate degree. It is a program that allows for in-depth independent study, thereby developing students' research, analytical and communication skills.

In the Humanities Honours program you will join an inspiring community of researchers working with a dedicated academic staff of highly qualified professionals. The program facilitates research at an advanced level appropriate to emerging professional and academic practice. Research specialism is available in a wide range of areas encompassing all aspects of Humanities at Curtin University.
 

Entry requirements

2018
2017

2018 entry requirements for international students

Honours entry requirements

A Bachelor Degree in one of the Humanities Honours majors, with a Course Weighted Average of 65 or higher.

Minimum English language entry requirements

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Cut-off scores

Qualification Score
GCE/STPM/HKALE (A-levels - best of three) 5
HKDSE 15
IB 24
Ontario Gr 12 (best of 6) 60
ATAR (including WACE/SACE/HCE/VCE) 70
WAUFP (CPS) 53
India 65%
Sri Lanka 5

Minimum academic entry requirements

A Bachelor Degree in one of the Humanities Honours majors, with a Course Weighted Average of 65 or higher.

2017 entry requirements for international students

Honours entry requirements

A Bachelor Degree in one of the Humanities Honours majors, with a Course Weighted Average of 65 or higher.

Minimum English language entry requirements

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Cut-off scores

Qualification Score
GCE/STPM/HKALE (A-levels - best of three) 5
HKDSE 15
IB 24
Ontario Gr 12 (best of 6) 60
ATAR (including WACE/SACE/HCE/VCE) 70
WAUFP (CPS) 53
India 65%
Sri Lanka 5

Minimum academic entry requirements

A Bachelor Degree in one of the Humanities Honours majors, with a Course Weighted Average of 65 or higher.

Fees

2017

2017 fees for international students

International onshore - fee paying
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $14,500
Indicative year 1 fee $29,000
Total indicative course fee $29,000
Indicative essential incidental course fee $150
The indicative fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. For information about fees at other locations please visit Curtin International's offshore site.

Career opportunities

This course can help you become a:

  • Parliamentarian
  • Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Multimedia Developer
  • Historian
  • Anthropologist
  • Geographer
  • Artist
  • Photographer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Journalist
  • Copywriter
  • Writer
  • Film, Stage and Television Director
  • Web Designer/Developer

A BA Honours degree from the Curtin faculty of Humanities is an internationally recognised indicator of academic success. Graduating students may choose to apply for entry to a Master of Philosophy, Doctor of Creative Arts or Doctor of Philosophy higher degree by research available at Curtin or elsewhere. For those who choose to establish professional practice in the creative industries the opportunities for employment with an Honours degree are thoroughly enhanced

Why Bachelor of Arts (Honours)?

This innovative program offers students the opportunity to develop a unique individual research project in a critical and supportive learning environment. Our on-campus facilities are among the best in Australia and the supervision, academic and technical support structures are widely recognised in Australia and overseas.

Our Honours programs in Humanities have established one of the most successful achievement profiles for graduates in the SE Asian region with a high proportion of graduates moving to MPhil, MFA and PhD studies at leading universities in Australia and overseas. Honours graduates who choose to enter higher degrees by research are able to apply for government and university scholarship support.

How this course will make you industry ready

Humanities Honours will enable students to deepen their knowledge in their chosen area of specialisation through the support of a supervisor and coursework units designed to develop skills in research and analysis. This one-year program 'adds value' to an undergraduate degree by developing students' research, analytical and communication skills, preparing successful graduates for higher degree by research or industry employment.