Honours year

Honours is an extra year of study you can take after your undergraduate degree, which can improve your employment prospects.

Complete a research project to expand your knowledge in an area that interests you, get access to Swinburne's researchers and facilities, and take a step towards postgraduate study.

Honours courses

You can also undertake an honours year as part of an Integrated Phd Program in selected discipline areas. The program includes a Bachelor of Research (Honours) year, Master of Research and Doctor of Philosophy.

Benefits of an honours year

By completing an honours year you will gain:

  • invaluable exposure to the research process
  • specialised technical and independent research skills
  • significant professional skills including project management, time management, negotiation, communication and analytical problem-solving
  • extensive knowledge in your chosen area of interest
  • exposure to cutting-edge developments in your field
  • the knowledge and skills to progress to a higher degree such as a master or PhD.

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