Honours Degree of Bachelor of International Development
Turn high-achieving into a higher degree
An honours degree is a one-year program that builds upon undergraduate study by introducing the challenge of an extended research project.
There are many reasons we encourage graduates to apply for an honours year. You might want to build a necessary foundation for postgraduate research. You could be seeking answers to international development questions no one else has asked. Perhaps you’re pursuing advanced communication skills and subject knowledge to gain a competitive edge in the job market.
Entry into honours is selective and competitive. Our prerequisite is at least a distinction average in the Bachelor of International Development or your major in International Development. Applications are called for by departments/disciplines in October and November each year.
What will you do?
- Attend regular classes for advanced coursework.
- Partner with an academic supervisor who’ll support and encourage your intellectual development.
- Produce an extended piece of work (thesis) on a chosen topic.
- Develop marketable skills in research design, data analysis and project management.
Further details on honours are available from schools and disciplines in the faculty.
For those who are based in Adelaide, we will be offering a blended delivery mode that combines face-to-face with remote learning in as many courses as possible, taking into consideration social distancing and hygiene. All lectures will continue to be delivered online for the remainder of the year, with some exceptions.
For our students who are studying offshore for the remainder of the 2020 Academic Year, the University will continue to offer high-quality access to the learning resources remotely. This includes all lectures, tutorials and other support material. Students will be advised in advance if there are course components that cannot be provided in remote mode and, wherever possible, offered alternative courses.
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I am a:
SATAC Code 3BH006 Deferment Yes - 2 year Intake February and/or July (subject to availability) Enquiries Future Students team Higher Education Study Students who have completed the required undergraduate program to a satisfactory level may be eligible to apply for the Honours program. Other Entry PathwaysSATAC Code: 3BH006
CRICOS 088344D Intake February and/or July (subject to availability)
English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearson Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50 C1 Advanced Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry RequirementsMore Information
Tertiary Qualifications Graduate entry only
Fees and Scholarships
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I am a:
Indicative annual tuition feesCommonwealth-supported place: $14,500
More information on Student Contribution Amounts.
Indicative annual tuition fees (24 units) International student place: $35,000
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Member of Parliament, Ministerial Adviser, NGO Policy Officer, Community Development Officer, Community Outreach Worker, Community Project Manager, Policy Developer, Project Officer, Diplomatic corps, Quarantine Officer, Research and Education, Resource Management, Social Researcher, Sustainability Manager, Government or Corporate Policy Adviser, Health, Safety and Welfare Manager, UN Human Rights Officer, Indigenous Language Revitalisation Project Officer, International Government and Trade Policy Adviser, Humanitarian / Aid Worker
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Last updated: Saturday, 21 Nov 2020