The Honours program at UNSW Canberra enables high achieving students who have performed well at the undergraduate level to deepen their knowledge in their chosen discipline and undertake a significant research project. The Honours program connects undergraduate study with supervised independent research, consolidating and extending work completed in the initial undergraduate program. It provides a solid academic foundation for students who may wish to further their academic study through a Master of Research or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
UNSW Canberra offers one-year Honours programs to undergraduate students who have completed a three-year undergraduate degree in the fields of:
High-achieving students may be eligible for the Honours Scholarship program.
Please note eligible domestic students incur a HECS Fee.
The UNSW Canberra Honours Scholarship is valued at A$10,000 for full time study, which is paid in two equal instalments at the beginning of each consecutive semester of enrolment.
Defence-funded students are not eligible for this scholarship due to Defence sponsorship arrangements already in place.
You do not need to submit a separate application for an Honours scholarship. The scholarship will be allocated based on academic merit in an undergraduate degree. All applicants who receive an offer of admission to a UNSW Canberra Honours program (Arts, Business, Computing and Cyber Security, or Science) will be ranked based on performance in the bachelor's degree program that qualified their admission to the Honours program.