Honours is an extra year of study available to high-achieving students that combines aspects of undergraduate study with post-graduate research. An honours degree introduces advanced research training and skills through the completion of a thesis or a creative or practice-based research project.

Get In Touch

If you’re interested in applying for Honours, please download thExpression of Interest Form and email it to Dr Paul Dawson. Please note this form only registers your interest in Honours and is not an official application form.

For more information on requirements and how to apply visit the UNSW Arts & Social Sciences Honours page.

Honours Scholarships

The School of the Arts & Media offers a scholarship of $5000 to the applicant with the highest WAM (Weighted Average Mark) in each Honours subject area, with the minimum WAM set at 80.

There are six scholarships available, one in each of the following areas: 

  • Creative Writing 
  • Dance or Theatre and Performance Studies 
  • English Literary Studies 
  • Film Studies 
  • Media and Communications 
  • Music Studies 

Students who wish to be considered for an Honours scholarship should register their interest with the School Honours Convenor at the time of application.

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