The Bachelor of Philosophy (PhB) (Honours) is an elite research-focused degree leading to an honours award. It is designed for the intellectually ambitious who aspire to study at the highest level.
You will receive intensive individual attention from an academic advisor who will work with you to determine your program of study. One quarter of your studies in the first three years will consist of individually tailored advanced studies courses specifically designed to provide you with a strong base in research. In the fourth year, you will undertake an honours year centred around one arts discipline of your choice. Some of the possibilities include: ancient Greek, anthropology, art history, biological anthropology, contemporary Europe, development studies, English, French, gender, sexuality and culture, geography, German, history, international relations, Italian, Latin, linguistics, music, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology and Spanish.
A strict quota applies to enrolments in this degree.
Graduates may find work in publishing, policy, education, international development, politics, media, research fields, journalism, aid, advertising and many other fields.
An honours year forms part of this degree. There are also many opportunities for postgraduate study including coursework and research.