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Applying for honours

Education and social work

Bachelor of Education (Honours) (all disciplines)

Honours is available in all education undergraduate degrees and is integrated into the final three semesters of your degree.

  • For four-year degrees, honours will commence in Semester 2, Year 3.
  • For five-year combined degrees, honours will commence in Semester 2, Year 4.

You will undertake two honours units of study and complete an honours dissertation.

Timeline for four-year degrees

Semester 2, Year 3

Semester 1, Year 4

Semester 2, Year 4

Timeline for five-year degrees

Semester 2, Year 4

Semester 1, Year 5

Semester 2, Year 5

Unit of study

Education Honours Preliminary (EDUF4020)

Continue to work on honours project

Education Honours Dissertation (EDUF4021)

You can view the list of research topics and supervisors available on Canvas, or find out more about the specialty research areas in Education and Social Work. Contact the Honours Director if you have any questions about the honours program.

Eligibility

You will need to achieve a WAM of at least 75 across specified units of study. Find out how to calculate your WAM.

Additional information to apply

You’ll need to apply for honours in Semester 1, Year 3 (for four year degrees) or Semester 1, Year 4 (for five year degrees). Applications for honours in 2019 close at 4pm on Friday 17 May.

Submit a completed Education Honours Application Form (doc, 77KB) signed by your proposed supervisor. You will also need to submit a proposal for your project with your application form.

Submit your application to the Education and Social Work Office of Professional Engagement and Program Support, Room 307, Education Building (A35).

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

Honours is integrated into the final three semesters of your Bachelor of Social Work degree, commencing in Semester 2 of Year 3.

You will undertake four honours units of study in place of two existing units of study.

Timeline

Semester 2, Year 3

Semester 1, Year 4

Semester 2, Year 4

Units of study to complete

Social Work Preliminary Honours (SCWK3009)

Field Education 1 Honours (SCWK3010)

Complete standard program units of study

Social Work Research Dissertation (SCWK4008)

Field Education 2B Honours (SCWK4007)

Replaced units of study

Field Education 1 (SCWK3005)

 

Field Education 2B Honours (SCWK4006)

Possible honours projects will be made available during Week 3, Semester 2 of your third year. You can find more information on the speciality research areas in social work and social policy. Contact the Honours Director if you have any questions about the honours program.

Eligibility

You need to achieve a WAM of at least 70 to be eligible.

Additional information to apply

You will need to apply for honours in Semester 1, Year 3. Applications open in Week 10, and close at 5pm on the last Friday in May.

To apply, submit a completed expression of interest to the Honours Director.

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