Philosophy (Honours) and Modern Languages
The combined Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) and Bachelor of Modern Languages is designed for exceptional students who are seeking a strong research focus in their studies and understand the additional employment and research opportunities that a high degree of language competence can provide.
- Course code
- TISC code
- CRICOS code
- February and July
- 5 years
- Minimum ATAR or equivalent
- 98 ATAR
- English Language Competence and any prerequisites indicated against your chosen individual majors.
- Applicants presenting with IELTS Academic require an overall score of at least 7.5 and no band less than 7.0
Related study areas
Why study this course?
Combining your Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) with a Bachelor of Modern Languages will maximise your career options as you will achieve high levels of competency in one language and functional levels of competency in a second language. These skills will open up opportunities for research and employment globally as well as in Australia.
Research shows that learning languages makes you cognitively more flexible, better at multi-tasking, and more creative. Studying languages also gives you access to a wider range of study abroad and exchange opportunities at our partner universities in Europe and Asia.
What will I learn?
The research-intensive focus of the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) ensures you will have the skills to identify and solve complex problems, independently manage and lead projects, and communicate incisively across a range of platforms.
During the course you will study abroad at one of UWA's international partner institutions, expanding your connections among the international community. Combining the BPhil with the BModLang gives you access to a wider range of exchange opportunities at our partner universities in Europe and Asia.
The cross-cultural learning this experience fosters is an invaluable asset in today's globalised workplace where intercultural knowledge is highly regarded.
You will combine:
One of the following extended majors from the Bachelor of Modern Languages
With a degree specific major fulfilling the requirements of the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours).
Students, whose study plans permit, are strongly encouraged to undertake a minor in a second language.
You can also include minors and elective units in your degree. Learn more about what makes up your degree with Our Courses Explained.