About the Arts
Humanities can be described as the study of human culture. The study of humanities gives graduates broader knowledge of and perspectives on the contemporary world and helps develop critical, analytical and problem-solving intellectual skills. Choose from a wide variety of interests including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies, Australian studies, environmental studies, film, geography, history, Japanese language, liberal studies, literary and/or cultural studies, and professional and creative writing.
Learn about human development, including memory and thought, personality, abnormal behaviour, and social and cultural influences on behaviour; methods of social research, community analysis, power and politics, health and medical sociology, and rural sociology; and counselling and community work.
An honours degree provides the opportunity to continue undergraduate studies at a higher level, specialising in a particular area of interest. An honours degree is a rigorous and scholarly program of further study, which develops a student's ability to generate new knowledge and distill new ideas out of existing knowledge. Candidates with honours are particularly sought after by employers and can choose from more interesting research and development positions because of their extra skills and proven abilities. It can also provide a pathway to research higher degree study. Completing an honours degree involves an additional full-time year of study (or the equivalent) following completion of a bachelor program, or alternatively additional study with a research element included in the final year or years of a bachelor program.
Students are to complete 8 courses/48 units of credit.
These courses are for all discipline areas other than psychology
FAHE14001 Honours F/T Part A
FAHE14002 Honours F/T Part B
FAHE14003 Honours P/T Coursework A
FAHE14004 Honours P/T Coursework B
FAHE14005 Honours P/T Dissertation A
FAHE14006 Honours P/T Dissertation B
The Honours program consists of 50 per cent (24 units of credit) coursework and 50 percent (24 units of credit) dissertation. Coursework consists of 4 courses or equivalent based on assessment. Details of the assessment and word length of the dissertation will be advised by Program Coordinator.
BA (Hons) Psychology
Course Code Course Name
PSYC14047 Advanced Data Analysis
PSYC14048 Advanced Psychological Assessment
PSYC14049 Professional Practice of Cognitive Therapies
PSYC14050 Ethics & Professional Issues in Psychology
PSYC14051 Psychology Research Project A
PSYC14052 Psychology Research Project B