The course resolutions detailed in this page apply to all courses included in the table below under section 1 (course codes).
These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2021 (the 'Coursework Policy'), the Learning and Teaching Policy 2019, the Resolutions of the Faculty, University of Sydney (Student Academic Appeals) Rule 2021, the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Current versions of all policies are available from the Policy Register: http://www.sydney.edu.au/policies
|BHARTSAH-01||Bachelor of Arts (Honours)|
Candidates undertaking the Honours course must complete the requirements for the course full-time over two consecutive semesters. If the Faculty is satisfied that a student is unable to attempt the honours component on a full-time basis and if the Associate Dean so recommends, permission may be granted to undertake honours part-time over four consecutive semesters.
(1) Candidates undertaking honours in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) will be under the management of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Admission, requirements, award of the honours mark, and award of the grade of honours for an honours component undertaken by a candidate will be under the supervision of the faculty offering and supervising the appended honours component. The faculty offering and supervising the appended component will direct the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences on all matters relating to admission, requirements, award of the honours mark and award of the honours grade.
(2) The Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences shall exercise authority in any matter concerned with the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) not otherwise dealt with in these resolutions.
(1) To qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Arts (Honours), a student must meet the requirements of the Coursework Policy and the Resolutions of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and in addition:
(a) have completed the requirements for a Bachelor of Arts, including a major or program in the proposed honours area, or equivalent studies at another institution;
(b) have a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 65 in the units attempted for the pass course or a higher mark as specified by the supervising faculty; and
(c) any additional requirements for honours entry, as specified by the supervising faculty and set out in the relevant resolutions.
(1) The units of study that may be taken for the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree are set out in Table A for the Bachelor of Arts and Table S of the Shared Pool.
(1) To qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) a candidate must successfully complete 48 credit points of units at 4000-level or above in an honours subject area. Joint honours in two honours subject areas is by permission only.
(2) Honours subject areas and units of study for the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) are listed in Table A for the Bachelor of Arts and Table S of the Shared Pool.
(1) The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) is awarded in classes ranging from First Class to Third Class according to the rules specified in the Coursework Policy 2021 and the resolutions of the faculty in which the honours component is undertaken.
(2) The grade of honours will be determined by an honours mark calculated from work in the honours component, as specified in the relevant faculty resolutions.
(3) Internal candidates for the award of the Honours degree who do not meet the requirements, and who have not already graduated, will be awarded the pass degree.
(1) These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2023. Students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2023 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.