Course type :One-year honours (February intake only for Malaysia Campus)

Standard duration: 1 year FT, 2 years PT (You have a maximum of 2 years to complete this course including any periods of intermission and suspension, and must be continuously enrolled throughout)

This is a prestigious program of coursework and research in arts, humanities and social sciences for high achieving students who have completed a relevant undergraduate degree. You will undertake research methodology training and carry out an independent research project in your selected discipline, working closely with a supervisor who will provide you with individual guidance and academic counselling. The course offers a pathway to higher degree research in arts, humanities and social sciences and graduates are also eligible for up to one year credit toward a related Masters by coursework degree in the Faculty. Completing honours demonstrates your advanced research, analytical and communication skills enhancing employability outcomes.

This course comprises 48 points: Part A: Research (24 points) and Part B: Coursework (24 points) completed in one of the following honours research areas available on your campus.

  • AMU4718 - Arts honours dissertation 1 (First Semester) (12 points)
  • AMU4720 - Research issues and methodology (First Semester) (12 points)
  • AMU4719 - Arts honours dissertation 2 (Second Semester) (12 points)
  • AMU4727 -Readings in social, political and cultural theory (Second Semester) (12 points)

Faculty entry for Honours is as follows: completion of an undergraduate degree with a major (48 points or the equivalent) in the intended honours discipline; obtained a distinction average (70%) in units in the Honours discipline(s) to the value of 24 points at second and third year levels, of which at least 18 points must be at third year level.

Individual applications must be lodged in order to enrol in Honours programs. Please consult the Course Manager, Ms Choo May May and Course Coordinator,  Dr Yeoh Seng Guan regarding application and entry level requisites.

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