Honours students

An honours degree from Murdoch will enable you to engage in specialised and extended research through advanced study, offering enhanced job opportunities and a pathway to study at postgraduate level.


The benefits of honours study

  • Stand out from the crowd – make employers take notice with an honours degree from Murdoch.
  • Research what you’re passionate about – spend a year researching a topic of your choice, while working closely with one of Murdoch’s renowned academics.
  • Take the next step towards a PhD – studying honours will not only enhance your career prospects, but will also provide you with a pathway to study at postgraduate level.
  • Enhance your job-critical skillset – employers will value your ability to manage time and deadlines, work independently, solve problems, write reports, set goals and measure achievements.
  • Study on your terms – Murdoch offers flexible study arrangements allowing you to study your honours degree full-time or part-time.
  • Be rewarded – Murdoch awards over $2.5 million in scholarships each year.
  • Study in Perth – renowned for its magnificent weather, pristine beaches and close ties to the booming Asian economies, Western Australia is an attractive place to live, work and study.

After I applied for Law School and decided that I wanted to go on exchange, do honours and a minor and if I did all those three things I only had to add one year to my degree.

Alex McVey, Law (Honours) and History

We offer a wide range of scholarships to help you achieve your potential.


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