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Honours subject area

About this honours subject area

The fourth year honours program in Indonesian Studies consists of in-depth research to produce an 18,000-20,000 word thesis written in English on a chosen topic, drawing on Indonesian and English language resources and primary research.

An honours project may involve a fieldwork component, which greatly enhances the Honours experience.

The minimum requirement for entry into Honours is an average of 70 percent or above in the major. 

Indonesian Studies at the University of Sydney emphasises the importance of providing a rounded education, drawing on its extensive links in Indonesia and with the Indonesian community in Australia. It produces graduates who have not only strong language skills, but also transferrable academic skills and a high level of substantive country knowledge.

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