2020 Undergraduate Courses
  • Students are to follow the requirements of the Handbook for the year they commenced the course.

    However, the subject links below do not contain the subject information for the current year. You can view current subject information through the new Course Handbook.

Bachelor of Science (Honours) | 2020

Testamur Title of Degree:

Bachelor of Science (Honours)



UOW Course Code:




Total Credit Points:



1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

Home Faculty:

Faculty of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Intake Session(s):

Autumn, Spring

Delivery Mode:


Delivery Campus:



Students who have fulfilled the requirements of a Bachelor of Science with a major in Human Geography or Land and Heritage Management and have achieved the required academic standard may undertake an Honours degree: a year of research training in the discipline.

The Honours degree provides students with the first real opportunity to undertake research on a topic of interest.

It represents a gateway to future research opportunities, both in the form of higher research degrees and as a career in research, or other vocations that require advanced analytical and research skills.

Entry Requirements and Credit Arrangements

Information on academic and English language requirements, as well as eligibility for credit for prior learning, is available from the Course Finder.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Learning Outcomes are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. Students graduating from this course will be able to:

CLO Description
1 Construct an evidence based approach to identifying and developing your leadership potential as a geographer in a changing world.
2 Conceptualise, plan, undertake and report on an independent geographical research project.

Course Structure

Students undertaking research in Human Geography or Land and Heritage Management will enrol in an appropriate 400-level Honours subject selected from the table below.

The Honours grade will be calculated in accordance with Method 1 defined in the Coursework Rules.

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
Full-time Year 1
Select ONE of the following TWO subjects:
GEOG401 Human Geography Honours Full-time 48 Annual, Spring 2020/Autumn 2021
GEOG406 Human Geography Joint Honours 24 Not available in 2020
Part-time Year 1
GEOG404 Human Geography Honours Part 1 (Part-time Students) 24 Annual
Part-time Year 2
GEOG405 Human Geography Honours Part 2 (Part-time Students) 24 Annual

For information regarding timetables, tutorials, and classes please the visit the Timetables and Classes page.

Other Information

For further information email: askuow@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 22 July, 2020