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Bachelor of Arts (Honours), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #701 (QS) Darwin, Australia
At CDU, you'll have the one-on-one support and flexibility to design a bespoke research project that aligns with and develops your talents and interests. The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) programme is offered by Charles Darwin University.
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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) programme offered by Charles Darwin University  is a one-year course for high-achieving Bachelor of Arts' graduates. It is an opportunity to produce a research project that deeply explores an area of your interest and boost your CV.

Critical thinking is one of the most important skills for the future workforce, which is why the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) is designed to hone your thinking skills. In a world where everyone has an opinion, you'll learn to critically evaluate ideas, concepts and information to deliver a unique perspective on your research topic.

Career opportunities

Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities in a wide range of fields. The knowledge and skills you acquire through this degree will prepare you for a research role in a range of government and statutory authorities such as land councils, museums, training and research organisations, diplomacy, policy advisor, communications, media, or consultancy particularly where these organisations engage with central and northern Australia and Asia.

Completion of honours at the highest levels will open up possibilities of a research career by allowing you to enrol in a PhD.


This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • 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
    80 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Thesis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

CRICOS Code: 0101373

  • Successful completion of a recognised bachelor degree or equivalent in an arts-related discipline or field with at least a credit average (GPA of 5.00).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25328 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25328 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Darwin

  • 1493 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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