UNDERGRADUATE

Honours

Honours is a rewarding final year of undergraduate study. You'll extend your knowledge through higher-level coursework subjects and an independent research thesis as well as strengthen your research, time management, problem solving and communication skills.

We also offer some integrated honours courses. These four-year courses also include advanced coursework and a major research or creative project in your final year.

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Important dates

Honours applications open two years in advance.

Some honours specialisations run on different timelines. Check your chosen specialisation on the UWA Handbook.
Course Intake period Open Close

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

*The application system will allow applicants to apply for the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) majoring in Psychology before Tuesday 1 August 2023, however your application will not be assessed until this date has passed. Applications for this major close on Monday 11 December 2023. Go to Psychology Honours for further information.

Semester 1, 2024 Open now* 12 February 2024

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

  • English and Literary Studies
  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Italian Studies
  • Philosophy
Semester 2, 2024
Open now
8 July 2024

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Asian Studies
  • Classics and Ancient History
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Criminology
  • Fine Arts
  • Gender Studies
  • Law and Society
  • Linguistics
  • Philosophy, Politics and Economics
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Work and Employment Relations
Semester 2, 2024
Not available
Not available

Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours)

Semester 1, 2024 Open now 25 February 2024
Bachelor of Business (Honours)
Semester 1, 2024
Open now
12 February 2024
Bachelor of Business (Honours)
Semester 2, 2024
Not available
Not available

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

*The application system will allow applicants to apply for the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) majoring in Finance or Economics before Tuesday 1 August 2023, however your application will not be assessed until this date has passed. Applications for Finance Honours close on Sunday 31 December 2023.

**Due to unforeseen circumstances applications for Economics Honours will now close on 11 December 2023. Please contact Admissions for late application requests prior to 1 January 2024.

Semester 1, 2024 Open now* 12 February 2024

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

  • Management
  • Marketing
Semester 2, 2024
Open now
8 July 2024

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

  • Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
Semester 2, 2024
Not available
Not available

Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Honours)

Semester 1, 2024 Open now 12 February 2024
Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Honours)
Semester 2, 2024
Open now
8 July 2024

Bachelor of Economics (Honours) majoring in Professional Economics*

*Bachelor of Economics (Honours) majoring in Financial Economics is not available.

**Due to unforeseen circumstances applications will now close on 11 December 2023. Please contact Admissions for late application requests prior to 1 January 2024.

Semester 1, 2024 1 August 2023 11 December 2023**
Bachelor of Human Rights (Honours)
Semester 1, 2024
Open now
12 February 2024
Bachelor of Human Rights (Honours)
Semester 2, 2024
Open now
8 July 2024

Bachelor of Modern Languages (Honours)

Semester 1, 2024 Open now  12 February 2024

Bachelor of Modern Languages (Honours)*

*Bachelor of Modern Languages (Honours) majoring in Asian Studies is not available.

Semester 2, 2024
Open now
8 July 2024
Bachelor of Music (Honours)  Semester 1, 2024 Open now 25 February 2024
Bachelor of Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Honours)
Semester 1, 2024
Open now
12 February 2024
Bachelor of Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Honours)
Semester 2, 2024
Not available
Not available

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

Go to Psychology Honours for further information.

Semester 1, 2024

1 August 2023

11 December 2023

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

*The application system will allow applicants to apply for the Bachelor of Science (Honours) majoring in Psychology before Tuesday 1 August 2023, however your application will not be assessed until this date has passed. Applications for this major close on Monday 11 December 2023. Go to Psychology Honours for further information.

Semester 1, 2024 Open now* 25 February 2024

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

  • Agricultural Science
  • Botany
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Conservation Biology
  • Engineering Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Geographical Science
  • Earth Science
  • Marine Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Physics
  • Science Communication
  • Zoology
  • Sport Science, Exercise and Health
Semester 2, 2024
Open now
21 July 2024

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

  • Anatomy and Human Biology
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Genetics
  • Neuroscience
  • Physiology
Semester 2, 2024
Not available
Not available

How to apply

1

Choose your course

Choosing what to study is a personal choice and we’d encourage you to select what interests you.

When choosing your course, you should consider:

  • The admission requirements, including any additional requirements such as admissions tests and interviews. Honours courses will require you to have completed an undergraduate degree before you apply. Integrated Honours are four-year courses and will require you to meet the undergraduate course entry requirements.
  • Certain courses (such as medicine and other health courses) may also contain inherent requirements that you must meet during your course of study. These requirements will be listed on the course page where relevant.
  • The fees and expenses you will incur when you study at UWA
  • Review the intake period dates listed above for each course.

When you’ve decided on what course you’d like to apply for, have the course name and code handy for your application. You can find this on the course page under course details.

2

Check entry requirements

Honours

To be eligible to apply for honours, you need to:

  • successfully complete a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from a recognised university, demonstrating a strong academic performance in the final-year units of the major you intend to study
  • confirm and meet the entry requirements of your chosen honours specialisation
  • time limits on recency of previous studies may apply, to ensure students have current knowledge in their specialisation

You do not need to confirm a supervisor or topic prior to applying, but if you have this information you can indicate it on your application.

Integrated Honours

To be eligible to apply for integrated honours, you need to:

  • have studied or completed a recognised qualification to meet our academic requirements including ATAR or equivalent 
  • meet our English language requirements
  • meet any prerequisites for your course. Some majors have certain prerequisites which must be met before you can receive an offer. Check individual major pages for more information.
3

Apply online

Honours

Once you've selected your course, you can apply online. Application open and close dates apply to some courses.

  1. Create a profile in UWA Apply and log in to get started
  2. Select your course, entry pathway and upload supporting documents
  3. Save or submit your application

Integrated Honours

If you are interested in an Integrated Honours course, you can start your application to study at UWA by applying direct online via our online portal or via TISC if you are a recent school leaver. 

If you're an international student, you may wish to apply through an agent.

Apply via an agent

If additional information is required:

  • Admissions will contact you if any additional information is needed to process your application. You can upload any additional documentation to your application via the applicant portal.
  • If you have applied for a course that requires an interview, Admissions will contact you close to the interview period.
  • Information supplied to the University’s application system is collected and stored in line with the UWA Privacy Statement.

4

Accept your offer

You'll receive the outcome of your application via email.

If your application is successful, you can log in to UWA Apply to accept your offer. Or find out how to create a UWA Apply account if you don't have one yet.

 Accept your offer

Please note that all offers have an acceptance expiry date listed. If you do not accept by this date your offer will lapse.

5

Enrol

Exciting times ahead! Once you formally accept your offer you will be permitted to enrol in your course once the enrolment window opens. Any specific instructions on enrolment will be provided to you at this time.

Enrol in your course

Frequently asked questions

Who are the Honours Coordinators in my study area?
To locate the correct honours coordinator for your specialisation or study area, visit our askUWA page.
When will I hear about my application?
This depends on your chosen honours course. You may hear within the standard assessment time, but some courses require the ranking of all applications against one another, so your outcome may be held until the closing date. Rest assured, we'll advise you of your outcome via email.
How do I respond to my offer?
Congratulations on getting an offer! We hope you'll join us soon. To read up on responding to your offer, visit our askUWA page.
How do I enrol in my honours course?
Not sure of your next steps? Read more about enrolling in honours on our askUWA page.
How do I make the switch to UWA?
We offer numerous ways for you to make the move to UWA

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When you're ready, you can apply direct to us.

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If you're an international student, you may wish to apply through an agent.

Apply via an agent

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