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Arts with Honours, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #601 (ARWU) Armidale, Australia| Online
This Arts with Honours course at University of New England  is designed to allow well-qualified graduates to extend their studies in areas listed, either to improve their career prospects or to proceed to higher degree studies. 
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Graduates of this Arts with Honours course at University of New England in psychology are eligible to apply for Associate Membership of the Australian Psychological Society and provisional registration to practise as a psychologist and for admission to the professional Master of Psychology (Clinical) degree.

Career Opportunities

Depending on majors, examples include positions in public and private sectors, such as management and administration, heritage and archival, policy and public relations, diplomacy and foreign affairs, translation, education, business, health, film and theatre, public relations, media, tourism, editing and publishing, and roles such as human resource officers, social researchers, town planners, welfare officers, administrative managers, park rangers, archaeologists, curators, psychologists and sociologists.

Knowledge of a Discipline

Graduates will have coherent and advanced knowledge of the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as well as highly developed knowledge of research principles and methods and an advanced comprehension of one particular area of study.

Communication Skills

Graduates will have high level communication skills, oral and written, and be able to present a clear and coherent exposition of knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences. These skills will be relevant in global employment market and further study.

Problem Solving

Graduates will have cognitive skills to review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge to identify and provide solutions to complex problems with intellectual independence. 

They will exercise initiative, critical thinking and judgement in adapting knowledge and skills in diverse contexts and in developing new understanding. 

These skills will enable graduates to locate, evaluate and apply information from a variety of sources enabling them to evaluate and interpret information in a constructive manner, to deconstruct relevant literature and to integrate theoretical and critical approaches into their work.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Please note that Honours in Psychology is only available in Trimester 1.
    • For Psychology Honours only - Applications close 31st October
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Subject areas include: 

  • Ancient History
  • Archaeology 
  • Chinese 
  • Classical Languages 
  • criminology 
  • English 
  • French 
  • Geography  
  • German
  • History
  • Indonesian 
  • Italian 
  • Japanese
  • Linguistics 
  • Media and Communications
  • Music 
  • Philosophy 
  • Political and International Studies 
  • Psychology 
  • sociology 
  • Spanish 
  • studies in Religion 
  • Theatre and Performance
  • writing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

CRICOS Code 000379J

  • 1. Admission to candidature shall be determined by the Head of School concerned on the recommendation of the Course Coordinator.
  • 2. Except as provided in Rule 3, a candidate for admission to the honours course shall:
  • (a) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws or Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degrees in The University of New England; and
  • (b) have attained a minumum grade point average of 5.0 (Credit); and
  • (c) have achieved 18 credit points at Distinction level or better in 300-level units in their chosen area of study; and

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24990 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24990 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Armidale

  • 1500 - 2100 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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