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Undergraduate

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

2018

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Overview
Location
Satac Codes
Casuarina Campus
1BH001
External Studies
1BH001
Course Duration
Full-time
1 year/s
Part-time
2 year/s
Availability for Admission
Domestic
Semester 1
Semester 2
International
Semester 1
Semester 2
CDU Reference
CRICOS codes
028342C
CDU Course Code

BAH22

Award
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Faculty/College
College of Indigenous Futures, Arts and Society
Sector
HE
Area of study
Society and Welfare Studies

Completed your arts undergraduate, but realise you want to specialise? An honours program is what you are after.

You will prepare for your research project at the postgraduate level in key areas such as history, literary studies, political science, Indonesian, sociology and South-East Asian studies.

This course builds your understanding and critical evaluation of aspects of human society, its history, culture, political development, and diversity, with opportunities, in particular, to study northern Australian and South-East Asian societies.

Admission requirements

Successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree or equivalent in an arts-related discipline or field with at least a credit average, including completion at credit level or above of undergraduate units or equivalent in the proposed field of honours study.

Additional admission requirements

Applicants must contact the School of Creative Arts and Humanities on (08) 8946 7404 or email cah@cdu.edu.au prior to submitting an application to discuss a potential project and supervision arrangements.

Domestic applications

All applications for this course are submitted through SATAC.

Course fees

Commonwealth supported places

Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course to students who meet one of the following residency requirements: (a) Australian Citizenship; (b) a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident visa holder who will be resident within Australia for the duration of the unit. 
Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments, Student Contribution and 2018 HE Units and Fees.
 

International full fees

International course fees are provided on the International Office Fee Schedule: www.cdu.edu.au/international/future-students/courses.

International applications

English Language Requirements for International Students

For detail on English Language Entry Requirements please read the entry requirements provided for International students.

How to Apply

International applicants apply directly to CDU and should refer to the information provided for International future students Apply.

Career opportunities

Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities in government, private companies and non-government organisations (NGO) in areas such as land councils, museums, teaching, research, training, diplomacy, communications, media, or consultancy particularly where these organisations engage with central and northern Australia and Asia.

  • This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

  • Australian qualification framework

    This course is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.

    Campus notes

    AFB: This is an ABSTUDY approved course that may attract Away From Base (AFB) funding and support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
    For further information and/or eligibility please visit cdu.edu/afb.

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: student.central@cdu.edu.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Course structure

The course structure comprises coursework units, independent study units and a thesis, depending on the discipline.

A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 80 credit points as detailed below.

Unit type
Credit Points
Specific requirements
Compulsory Core
80
Compulsory Core units totalling 80 credit points as detailed below:

CAH401 Honours Coursework A (Theory, Scope and Methods)
CAH402 Honours Coursework B (Thesis Preparation)

Thesis project totalling 40 credit points. Students may enrol full time or part time as per the study plans.

Either (per semester)
ART711 Honours Thesis #10 (replaces HON401 from 2016)
ART713 Honours Thesis #30 (replaces HON403 from 2016)
Or
ART712 Honours Thesis #20 (replaces HON402 from 2016)
ART712 Honours Thesis #20 (replaces HON402 from 2016)

Note: ART711, ART712, ART713 (previously HON401, HON402, HON403) are repeatable units and count more than once towards the requirement of the award. Students enrolling more than once in either units will receive grades for individual unit attempts.
 

 
80
Total Credit Points

Students who commenced in or after 2013
The grade of "PC" cannot be counted towards a Bachelor of Honours AQF Level 8 course award. 
Students should refer to the current Grading Policy and Common Course Rules for further information.
 

Unit Code Changes from 2016

Following is a summary of unit code changes. ALL students should enrol in the latest unit code from 2016.
 

Pre-2016 Unit Code 2016 Unit Code
HON401 Honours Thesis #10 ART711 Honours Thesis #10
HON402 Honours Thesis #20 ART712 Honours Thesis #20
HON403 Honours Thesis #30 ART713 Honours Thesis #30

 

 

Study plan

Students Commencing in Semester 1

 The Recommended Study Plans provided below are suitable for students commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard full time or standard part time load.

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective E = Elective P = Project

RECOMMENDED STUDY PLAN FOR A FULL TIME STUDENT

Semester 1
Semester 2
Year 1
CAH401 Honours Coursework A (Theory, Scope and Methods)
CO
ART711 Honours Thesis #10 (previously HON401)
CO
CAH402 Honours Coursework B (Thesis Preparation)
CO
ART713 Honours Thesis #30 (previously HON403)
CO

RECOMMENDED STUDY PLAN FOR A PART TIME STUDENT

Semester 1
Semester 2
Year 1
CAH401 Honours Coursework A (Theory, Scope and Methods)
CO
CAH402 Honours Coursework B (Thesis Preparation)
CO
Year 2
ART712 ART712 Honours Thesis #20 (previously HON402)
CO
ART712 Honours Thesis #20 (previously HON402)
CO


Students Commencing in Semester 2

The Recommended Study Plans provided below are suitable for students commencing in semester 2 in a standard full time or standard part time load.

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective E = Elective P = Project

RECOMMENDED STUDY PLAN FOR A FULL TIME STUDENT

Semester 1
Semester 2
Calendar Year 1
    CAH401 Honours Coursework A (Theory, Scope and Methods)
CO
    CAH402 Honours Coursework B (Thesis Preparation)
CO
Calendar Year 2
ART711 Honours Thesis #10 (previously HON401)
CO
   
ART713 Honours Thesis #30 (previously HON403)
CO
   


RECOMMENDED STUDY PLAN FOR A PART TIME STUDENT

Semester 1
Semester 2
Calendar Year 1
    CAH401 Honours Coursework A (Theory, Scope and Methods)
CO
Calendar Year 2
CAH402 Honours Coursework B (Thesis Preparation)
CO
ART712 Honours Thesis #20 (previously HON402)
CO
Calendar Year 3
ART712 Honours Thesis #20 (previously HON402)
CO
   

 

Everything you need to know to get started

How to apply for domestic students

Applications for undergraduate courses at CDU are submitted through SATAC.

 

The application process is simple and can be completed online.

 

To help you out, we've put together an easy to follow step-by-step guide on how to apply.

Admission requirements for domestic students

Before applying, you may want to check if you meet the admission requirements for studying with CDU.

 

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To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

 

Things like the difference between domestic and international students or the difference between course types like VET and undergraduate.

Are you applying as an International Student?

Everything you need to know to apply

How to apply for international students

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

The process is simple, all you need is a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

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Things like the difference between domestic and international students or the difference between course types like VET and undergraduate.

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