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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Major English Literature

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Major English Literature (BAHN)
CRICOS: 030289G

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 1 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Feb, Jul

Overview

  • Studying at Honours level will give you the opportunity to pursue specialised skills in Literature, extending your capacity to research and analyse, and raise your scholarship to a higher academic level.
  • Focusing on critical and cultural theory, classical literature and film, this degree will allow you to explore the nature and operation of cultural institutions, and the cultural production of meaning.
  • With expertise available in both the great texts and innovative and contemporary works of poetry, prose, drama, film, new media and critical essays, you will choose among a range of literary forms, genres and periods while enhancing your skills in analysis, critical thinking and developing communication skills.

Further study

This degree serves as a pathway to further study, such as the Master of Research or the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

Career outcomes

  • This degree will open up a career in teaching (with further study), librarianship, publishing, editing, media, critiquing or the public service.

Entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in Arts or a related discipline, with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0.

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don’t meet the entry requirements, don’t worry, there are pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 8 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
1 x major 8
Total 8

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 27440
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 27440

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2021. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

CRICOS: 030289G

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2022 - Monday 21 February, 2022.
  • Semester 2, 2022 - Monday 11 July, 2022.
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