CA44 - Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Humanities can be described as the study of human culture. The study of humanities gives graduates broader knowledge of and perspectives on the contemporary world and helps develop critical, analytical and problem-solving intellectual skills. Choose from a wide variety of interests including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies, Australian studies, environmental studies, film, geography, history, Japanese language, liberal studies, literary and cultural studies, and stylistics and creative writing.
Social sciences is the scientific study of human society, of both individuals and their relationships within society. Social science studies at CQU include psychology, sociology, social work and welfare studies.
Learn about human development, including memory and thought, personality, abnormal behaviour, and social and cultural influences on behaviour; methods of social research, community analysis, power and politics, health and medical sociology, and rural sociology; and counselling and community work.
Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available
An honours degree provides the opportunity to continue undergraduate studies at a higher level, specialising in a particular area of interest. An honours degree is a rigorous and scholarly program of further study, which develops a student's ability to generate new knowledge and distill new ideas out of existing knowledge. Candidates with honours are particularly sought after by employers and can choose from more interesting research and development positions because of their extra skills and proven abilities. It can also provide a pathway to research higher degree study. Completing an honours degree involves an additional full-time year of study (or the equivalent) following completion of a bachelor program, or alternatively additional study with a research element included in the final year or years of a bachelor program.
Course Overview At A Glance
|Program at a glance |
|Duration ||1 year full-time, 2 years part-time |
|Availability/Campus Contact || Domestic - ROK; External |
International - ROK; External
|Courses/Units of Credit ||8 courses/48 units of credit |
|Faculty || Arts, Health and Sciences |
|How to Apply ||direct |
|Entry Requirements || |
|Professional Accreditation ||not applicable |
|Residential School ||not applicable |
|Practicum/Work placement ||not applicable |
|Exit Awards || not applicable |
|Interim Awards || not applicable |
|Post Nominal ||BA (Hons) |
|Be What You Want To Be ||Phone: 13CQUni (132786); Enquire: Admissions |
|CRICOS Codes || 009870C - QLD |
The purpose of an honours program is to prepare talented students for future postgraduate study in a particular area and applications at masters or doctoral level. Its aims are to develop advanced knowledge in specialist areas of skills required for fundamental research and/or industrial applications.
The relevant enrolment codes are:
|Course Code||Course Title|
|ARTS19015/ARTS19009||BA(Hons) (full-time)(48uc) - all disciplines other than psychology.|
|PSYC19039/PSYC19040||BA(Hons) (full-time)(48uc) - psychology.*|
|ARTS19011/ARTS19012||BA(Hons) (part-timec coursework)(24uc) - all disciplines other than psychology.|
|PSYC19041/PSYC19042||BA(Hons) (part-time)(24uc) - psychology.|
|ARTS19013/ARTS19014||BA(Hons) (part-time dissertation)(24uc) - all disciplines other than psychology. The prerequisite is completion of the relevant discipline Honours part-time A and B.|
|PSYC19043/PSYC19044||BA(Hons) (part-time dissertation)(24uc) - psychology. The prerequisite is completion of psychology Honours part-time A and B.**|
See the program structure for information on courses in this degree.
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