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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - 922AA

Course Code: 922AA
Course Version: 3
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): Discipline of Communication and Media
CRICOS Code: 062885M
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 5.5

Introduction

The course is designed to allow students in the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Arts (International Studies) and other three-year awards in cognate disciplines to progress to higher degrees by research, and to prepare them for research or project-based employment.It equips graduates with high-level research skills and advanced theoretical concepts which are then applied to an area of research for which their Bachelors degree has provided appropriate background. With the guidance of an academic supervisor and coursework, students plan, research and write a dissertation. In it they are encouraged to identify the interdependence of research techniques, methodologies and theories of knowledge, and to articulate and justify their own perspective on research. Through a coursework research methods unit, students also participate in a research seminar in which they gain exposure to a broad range of knowledge and research approaches in cultural studies, international studies, humanities and social sciences, and develop skills in discussing and debating concepts and methods relevant to these areas.

Enquiries

Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students
Email artsanddesign.enquiries@canberra.edu.au or Phone (02) 6201 2570 or 6206 3887
Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

Admission Requirements

The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) is open to UC students who have completed a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Arts in International Studies degree with at least a grade point average of 5.0 or better (equivalent to a credit average), or students from a three-year degree in a cognate discipline who have a humanities, social science or international studies major in which they received a grade point average of 5.0 or better.

Pass degree graduates in similar disciplinary fields from other universities, with comparable results, may also be eligible to undertake this honours degree.

Additional Admission Requirements

Students are to undertake the thesis component of their degree in a subject area related to their humanities, social science or international studies competence. They must show evidence of having performed in some subjects relevant to the proposed study at Distinction level or above.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) BA (Hons)

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

This course is closed from the end of semester 1, 2014. Please refer to course 298JA Bachelor of Arts and Design (Honours) for further information.

Professional Accreditation

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Demonstrate advanced research skills. Problem Solving:
- ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions.

Analysis and Inquiry:
- ability to gather information, analyse and evaulate information and situtations in a systematic creative and insightful way.

Communication:
- ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.

Working Independently and with Others:
- ability to plan own work, be self-directed, use interpersonal skills and attitude to work collectively.

Professionalism and Social Responsibility:
- capacity and intention to use professional knowedge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefits of others and the environment.
Produce scholarly work of a high order. Problem Solving:
- ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutiions.

Analysis and Inquiry:
- ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.

Communication:
- ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.

Working Independently and with Others:
- ability to plan own work, be self-directed, use interpersonal skills and attitude to work collectively.

Professionalism and Social Responsibility:
- capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefits of others and the environment.
Engage in discussion and debate on a broad range of cultural studies, humanities and social science perspectives. Problem Solving:
- ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations identify, analyse problems then formulate, implement solutions.

Analysis and Inquiry:
- ability to gather information, analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way.

Communication:
- ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries.

Course Duration

Standard two semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum four semesters.

Honours

Please refer to the Honours guide for information.

Offerings

  • 2017->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2013->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2014->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2015->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2016->UC Bruce Campus-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View course numbers for previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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