Open up a world of opportunities with an Honours degree.

The Faculty of the Professions produces career-ready and world-ready graduates through learning and teaching that’s underpinned by world-class research. We pride ourselves in making our students true global citizens. By adding an Honours degree to your studies, you will join a world-renowned community of researchers and open the door to a diverse range of career opportunities.

What is Honours?

Honours is a year-long intensive program undertaken after a Bachelor’s degree, allowing you to focus on an area of expertise through advanced coursework and extensive research.

Recognised as a prestigious qualification, by undertaking Honours you open up a new world of opportunity to pursue further knowledge within a discipline you are passionate about while being guided by an academic mentor who will encourage growth and provide support on your journey. 

Why study Honours?

Our graduates are the most employable in South Australia*. An honours degree prepares students for multiple pathways within academia and in the professional world. Students gain highly transferable skills in research, time management, analysis and critical thinking, giving them a competitive edge in the labour market.

*2017 QS Graduate Employability rankings

Peter Wang

Leiyu Wang, Honours Degree of Bachelor of Commerce with First Class Honours

“After Honours’ year, I have been equipped with some highly transferable skills in critical thinking, research design and project management, which increased my employability. An Honours degree also proves that you have ambition, self-discipline, and organisation, skills which are highly valued by employers.” 


What Honours are available?

The Faculty of Professions has Honours programs available in each of its schools. We offer Honours programs in Business, Economics and Law.

Please note, an Honours degree in Law is only open to current Bachelor of Laws students.