Frequently asked questions

Can people outside Deakin apply?

Yes, we welcome qualified applicants from other universities.

Is honours available part-time?

No, the nature of the course makes this impossible. However, honours students can typically have part-time jobs up to 15 hours a week and still complete honours at a high standard.

Can I enrol mid-year?

No, honours is only available over the calendar year, due to the nature of the course.

Is it only conducted at Burwood ?

Yes. the schedule has been arranged to make it easier for students outside Melbourne to complete the course. It is possible to have a supervisor in Geelong or Warrnambool and still complete the course.

Are scholarships available?

Yes, Deakin honours scholarships are available.

What do you need to get in the course?

A major (6 units minimum) in sport management, management, human resource management or marketing. You need a mid-credit average in years two and three. It is desirable to have one or more HDs in your course. A fail in a unit will not preclude admission to honours if your other units are good.

What units do I take?

In Trimester 1, there are three course work units in research design, qualitative research and quantitative analysis. In addition, each student will take a unit related to their discipline area (management, marketing or sports management). In trimester 2, the completion of your honours thesis comprises the final four units.

When does Honours start?

Honours starts in orientation week, the week before the official start of Trimester 1. It is of vital importance that students be available to attend from the start.

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