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Applying for honours

Managing your honours

Mode of attendance

Honours will usually be completed full time. Depending on the type of honours you choose, in some cases, if you are unable to complete full-time study, you may be able to take honours part time. Discuss your options with your supervisor.

If allowed for your type of honours, you can then apply to change your mode of attendance.

Suspend honours

If you want to suspend your honours, you will first need to discuss this with your supervisor or honours coordinator. If they give you permission, you can request to suspend your studies through Sydney Student.

Discontinue honours

If you're considering discontinuing your honours, you should first discuss this with your supervisor.

If you are in a stand-alone honours, you will need to request to discontinue your honours study through Sydney Student.

If you are completing embedded honours, you will need to get academic advice about returning to your pass degree. Depending on how far through your honours study you are, you may not have completed all the necessary pass degree units of study and this may affect your graduation date.

Honours in the combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies

If you are completing the combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies you can withdraw from honours through Sydney Student (go to ‘Course details’, then ‘Withdraw from Advanced Studies honours’).

As part of this task you will be asked to confirm that you have contacted your supervisor and provide their email address.

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Last updated: 20 July 2021

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