To be considered for admission into the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program, a student must have:
A Bachelor degree with a relevant Arts/Social Science major (normally completed within the last five years), from a university approved by Swinburne; and
Achieved, as a minimum, an average level of attainment of a credit or better, in an appropriate undergraduate course (and / or range of disciplines) considered by the relevant Honours course co-ordinator to be acceptable for entry into the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) course.
Applicants who achieve at least two distinctions or better in third year units may also be considered.
Please note that offers made are limited by the number of places available, and preference is given to students who have completed their undergraduate pass degree at Swinburne.
IELTS (Academic Module), Overall 6.5 No individual band below 6.0
PTE Academic, 58 (no communicative skill less than 50)
TOEFL iBT, 79 (no less than 13 in reading, 12 in listening, 18 in speaking 21 in writing)
C1 Advanced*, 176, no band less than 169
Common European Framework, B2
The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) equips graduates for a multitude of career avenues both within and beyond their specialisation. In particular, the requirement of independently researching and writing up a thesis places Honours students in good standing for career paths valuing highly developed analytical, research and communication skills in addition to being a pathway into higher research degrees (Masters and PhD).
OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year