Honours Degree of Bachelor of Social Sciences
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 questions no one else is asking in the social sciences. 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 a distinction standard GPA. 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 mentor who’ll support and encourage your intellectual development.
- Produce an extended piece of work (thesis) on a chosen topic within the social sciences.
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions information for this program.
I am a:
SATAC Code 3BH023 Intake February 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: 3BH023
CRICOS 042082A Intake February
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 Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50 Cambridge 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 Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications Graduate entry only.
Fees and Scholarships
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant fees and scholarships information for this program.
I am a:
Annual tuition feesCommonwealth-supported place: $6,680
More information on Student Contribution Amounts.
Annual tuition fees International student place: $33,500
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
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Last updated: Saturday, 21 Sep 2019