No. 1 in Australia
We are ranked first in Australia and fourth in the world for graduate employability in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020.
The Business School Honours Program is an additional year of intensive study that students with a superior academic record may undertake upon completion of their undergraduate degree. The program aims to produce Honours graduates who are highly motivated, organised and demonstrate superior initiative.
Honours can fast track your future, whether you want to go into advanced research study or your chosen industry.
Our program aims to produce Honours graduates who are highly motivated, organised and demonstrate superior initiative. As an Honours student, you will study advanced coursework topics and complete a research thesis. The coursework units have been developed to build your mastery of research methods and expertise in a given Business discipline.
Business School Honours graduates join an exclusive and exceptional cohort. In completing your honours thesis you will work one-on-one with an expert in the discipline to investigate a research problem and expand the existing body of knowledge within your area of study.
Success in the Honours program is driven by the applied focus of the student. If you have unanswered questions from your undergraduate degree, the program gives you the opportunity to go further.
The specialist knowledge and skills developed and applied in an honours year are sought out by employers and set you on an upward trajectory. Our alumni are now represented throughout senior positions in academia, government and the business sector.
An honours year is an investment in your future career opportunities, and allows students to develop a wide range of additional skills that are highly prized by employers in industry and government.
Honours graduates are recognised as possessing levels of knowledge and skill well beyond those obtained by pass degree graduates.
The honours program provides you with an opportunity to upskill in the areas of research, analytics and problem solving, communication and presentation.
As an honours student, you stand out to an employer as having exceptional ability relevant to a variety of careers in the business world.
The University of Sydney Business School is actively involved in quality assurance and accreditation activities aimed at further enhancing the quality of our teaching, research and community-related programs. We strive for excellence and this has earned us the top international accreditations available to business schools and enabled us to forge strategic alliances.
These include: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International); EQUIS, the quality assurance arm of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD); and CEMS the Global Alliance in Management Education. The Business School is the only Australian business school to be admitted to CEMS, which is a prestigious alliance of 17 renowned European business schools, nine non-European academic institutions, and 60 of the world's leading multinational corporations.
The minimum entry requirement to the Business School Honours Program is a completed pass degree with a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 65 across all units of study taken, and a minimum of 70 in units completed in the major relating to the intended specialisation in the Honours Program. Students are required to have a major in the field of study in which they intend to undertake their Honours Year. Entry requirements may be waived for an applicant by the Associate Dean (Programs) and Honours Program Director only in exceptional circumstances.
Places in the program are offered competitively and where there are appropriate supervisory resources. Preference may be given to applicants with a higher academic standard, applicants who have completed additional, relevant undergraduate units of study, and/or applicants who have a demonstrated research interest and ability within a specialisation.
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