a university degree with honors
a good preparation for graduate studies
a necessary qualification for anyone wishing to undertake postgraduate studies by research Honours is a specialist qualification that rounds off your course of studies, opening up new career and employment opportunities
an entry qualification for a Masters degree and a PhD within Australia and overseas
an undergraduate extension or a fourth year of an undergraduate degree
a one-year intensive program of study following a three year bachelor degree
a prerequisite for graduate studies
a prerequisite for research and other higher degrees
a prestigious qualification which is frequently used by students aspiring to a research or academic career and planning to undertake masters or doctoral study
a recognised point of entry for postgraduate research studies at PhD level and enhances a graduate's ability to perform at a high level in a commercial or public organisation
a stand-alone qualification but it also opens the way to graduate study
awarded to a student following the successful completion of a specialized program of study at the bachelor's level, which is usually a year longer than a general program and which requires a higher academic standing for admission.
Awarded to students who choose to complete an additional year of study or, in some cases, perform particularly well during their degree course.
A degree classified as 1, 2:1, 2:2 or 3.
Awarded after completion of an honours program (see below). An honours degree usually requires 20 units of credit.
An honours degree is a 4-year undergraduate degree. In order to graduate with an honours degree, students must achieve an overall average of 70% or better.
A more specialised degree than an ordinary Bachelor's degree, usually involving more papers in the subject of the degree and a research report or dissertation, and commonly an additional year's study.^ Interest Only Enrolment Students who enrol for a paper for interest only do not sit any examinations or undergo any other form of formal assessment. Permission to enrol for interest only is subject to facilities being available in the paper concerned, and permission from the appropriate Head of Department must first be obtained. Tuition fees are payable but not the Students' Association Fee or the Welfare Services and Recreation Fee.
A bachelor's degree with honours covering greater depth than a general or ordinary BA or BSc degree.
A one year undergraduate degree program of advanced studies for outstanding students following a three year bachelors degree.
The term ' Honours degree' is used to describe Bachelor's degrees which require advanced or distinguished study. There may be either a discrete one-year programme following a three-year Bachelor's degree, or a four (or longer) year Bachelor's degree which requires a particular level of achievement.