Honours Application Information

Progression to Honours

Students successfully completing the Arts Bachelor course may proceed to a one-year honours program leading to the Bachelor of Arts (Honours).

Closing date

February 2024 intake – Malaysian and International Students: 24 November 2023, 12 noon (GMT+8 Malaysia time).


Successful completion of an Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) including a major in their chosen Honours area of study (Communication; Gender Studies; Global Studies and Film, Television and Screen Studies) with a distinction grade average (75 per cent) or above in 24 points of studies in relevant discipline units at level three and an overall WAM of 75 in their completed undergraduate degree (or equivalent). For some majors, completion of specific units, or their equivalent, are also required for admission to the Honours course. The details are provided with the requirements for each major to which this applies.

Note: Applicants with an Australian bachelor's degree (or equivalent) with an overall WAM between 70 and 75 may be considered upon satisfactory completion of the interview.

**Reminder: For those who want to enrol in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Psychology, please contact the Psychology Education Management Office (email: malaysia.psychadmin@monash.edu) for further information.

Application submission process:

Kindly submit the Honours application via the Monash online application portal (My.Application).

Additional notes:

(i) Don’t forget to upload the research project proposal form (page 3) together with your 1,000-word dissertation proposal in the Monash online application portal.

(ii) We encourage you to make an appointment with your nominated supervisor(s) to discuss potential project ideas. Carefully consider your research interests, and match them with the research specializations of the staff members. Academic Staff profiles are available on the SASS website.

What happens after I apply?

(i) You will receive an invitation email from the Arts Education Management Office (EMO) regarding the Arts Honours application interview session. We encourage you to check your email (personal/Monash) regularly so that you won’t miss the date of the interview session.

(ii) Approximately one to two weeks after the interviews, the Admissions Office will correspond with you about the outcome of your Honours application.

SASS Honours Information session (for February 2024 intake): 

  1. Semester 1 2023: 21 March 2023 (12-1pm, venue: Room 6-2-14)
  2. Semester 2 2023: 15 August 2023 (12-1pm, Platform: Zoom; please register your attendance via this link)

For more enquiries, please contact:

(i) Associate Professor Yeoh Seng Guan, Honours Course Coordinator
Email: yeoh.seng.guan@monash.edu

(ii) Ask.Mira

(iii) Monash University Malaysia Campus (Admission Office)
Email: mum.admissions@monash.edu