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Education, Honours, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Online
The Education, Honours programme offered at Southern Cross University is a year of study that is undertaken following the successful completion of an undergraduate education degree. 


The Education, Honours programme offered at Southern Cross University enables students to:

  • extend the depth of their education degree (as an expert educator)
  • enhance their career pathways
  • develop a basis for gaining entry into a PhD program.

The best education students will be admitted to the Honours program. Upon successful completion, they will have an excellent chance of being admitted to a PhD program through the School of Education. Some Honours graduates may also be able to obtain scholarships for their PhD studies.


A key aim of the Honours degree is to foster the next generation of academics in education. An Honours degree enables graduates to:

  • specialise in a field of education whereby working towards becoming an expert teacher
  • gain entry into a PhD program
  • work as an educational officer or coordinator in departments of education or non-profit education providers
  • work towards becoming a junior academic in a school or faculty of education.

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
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Education 
  • Critical Literature Review 
  • Education Honours Thesis (Stage 1 ot 3) 
  • Education Honours Thesis (Stage 2 ot 3) 
  • Education Honours Thesis (Stage 3 ot 3) 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • To be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Education (Honours) a candidate shall successfully complete not less than the equivalent of eight (8) units (96 credit points) comprising:
  • all units listed in the Schedule of Units

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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