Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Program code

2007

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 year full-time

Credit points

80

Indicative fee

$28,500.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts or equivalent and 5.0 GPA in second and third year courses

    (more)

6.5

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

083102G

Offered in

Trimester 1

Why choose this program?

Griffith University Bachelor of Arts graduates with an appropriate GPA may undertake an additional year of study in the Honours program, which can qualify them for highly skilled professional work and/or further postgraduate studies.

The Honours program is designed as an 'end-on' fourth year from a Bachelor of Arts. It provides students with the opportunity to build on the skills and knowledge gained in their undergraduate degree.

As an Honours student, you will plan and execute a research dissertation or a creative/professional product with minor dissertation/exegesis. You will be supervised be an experienced academic who will guide your learning. You will be instructed in key research principles and methodologies in the arts.

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree consists of 80 credit points of assessed student work. This includes 30 credit points of coursework and 50 credit points of supervised research. Your research project will be based on your undergraduate studies and will be selected in consultation with the Program Director.

As an International student, you will receive dedicated support from the time of your arrival in Australia through to your departure after graduation.

Attendance information

This program will be offered full-time and on-campus at Nathan and Gold Coast.

If you are an International student on a student visa, you must ensure that you enrol in a way that will allow you to complete your enrolment within the expected program duration as stated on your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).

My career opportunities

Griffith's Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Arts (Honours) will equip you with high-level research skills and flexible, broad-based skills in writing, analysis and synthesis of information, research and policymaking. With these transferable skills, you will be able to shift easily from one occupation or industry to another.

Honours graduates will also be prepared for highly skilled professional work or choose to continue their education with a higher degree by research.

Arts graduates are employed in a range of roles in education, advertising and marketing, advocacy and lobby groups (NGOs), book and magazine publishing, the media the defence forces, government, human resources, libraries, museums, art galleries, politics, public relations, retail, consultancy and freelancing, tourism, and welfare and community development.

International students

An International student is one who is not:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen or
  • a person who has Australian permanent resident status.
Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • An International student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (2007)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 80cp
2020 Fee Band 28.5 $356.25 $28,500.00
2019 Fee Band 27.5 $343.75 $27,500.00
Changing programs

If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Permanent resident status

If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.

The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.

If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place subject to availability.

If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.

Further information