Information for current Honours students including essays and assignments, extensions, the minor thesis, and policy documents can be found here.

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours)enhances students' ability to acquire advanced skills of analysis, to develop original ideas, and to apply innovative solutions to complex problems. It involves one additional year of study at fourth-year level. Students may specialise in one area of study (Pure Honours) or two (Combined Honours).

The School of Social and Political Sciences offers honours programs in the following disciplines:

For more information about the honours course structure, entry requirements and application process please visit the Faculty of Arts Honours web page.

Thesis requirements

The following documents provide important information on submission dates, hurdle requirements, supervision expectations and the submission requirements of your thesis:

Search the staff list to find a research supervisor. You can filter the list by study are and supervision availability.

For more information about ethics please visit the Faculty of Arts Human research ethics web page.

Policy and procedures

For information on University policies and guidelines in connection with your studies please refer to the Melbourne Policy Library website.


Current students

Most information for current undergraduate students can be found on the Faculty of Arts Undergraduate web page.

Information and services for current undergraduate students
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Future students

For more information about What will I study? (study areas, course structure) and How to apply please visit the Study Bachelor of Arts website.

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