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Students research opportunities

Honours

The purpose of an Honours program is to provide a substantial intellectual challenge to students, while consolidating and building upon research skills in a specific discipline.

Entry to the Honours program is based on outstanding performance in the undergraduate degree together with the potential to undertake an independent project and research work. To be eligible for the Honours program, a student must normally have achieved a course average of 70 percent in the undergraduate degree.

Successful performance in an Honours program is usually taken to indicate capacity for a student to undertake a Higher Degree by Research; a Research Masters Degree or a PhD. Higher Degrees by Research are exempt from HECS charges and exceptional students can apply for scholarships to support their studies.

An Honours Degree normally includes some coursework units together with a thesis, creative work plus exegesis/critical essay, or dissertation. The Honours program is a one year full-time course, or up to two years part-time. Please consult with the Honours Coordinator concerning part-time study.

School of Communications and Arts

Senior Lecturer

Dr Ffion Murphy
Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6822
Email: f.murphy@ecu.edu.au

Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

Bachelor of Arts Dance Honours

Associate Professor Maggi Phillips
Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6129
Email: maggi.phillips@ecu.edu.au

Bachelor of Music Honours

Dr Jonathan Paget
Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6404
Email: j.paget@ecu.edu.au

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