School of Humanities

English and Cultural Studies

Following your bachelors degree you may enrol in the Honours program in English and Cultural Studies.
  1. Benefits
  2. Structure
  3. Eligibility
  4. Honours Co-ordinator
  5. Enrolling
  6. Faculty Honours Policy


The honours year is exciting and challenging.

It forms an excellent base for postgraduate work in literary and cultural studies, and is widely recognised by employers as a prestigious qualification.

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Honours combines coursework seminar units and a dissertation.

To view the course structure for Honours in English and Cultural Studies please see the UWA Handbook for the most up-to-date information. 

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To see the current entry requirements for Honours in English and Cultural Studies please refer to the Honours specialisations on the Future Students Website.

If you do not meet the standard requirements you may apply for admission to honours, but will need to make a special case.

If you have doubts about your eligibility, see the Honours Coordinator.

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Honours Co-ordinator

The Honours Co-ordinator is Associate Professor Ned Curthoys, who is available to assist you in deciding whether to apply for acceptance as an Honours student. He can discuss with you possible honours topics and potential supervisors for your dissertation.


For information on How to Apply, including deadlines for applications, see the Future Students Website.

Current UWA Students can apply via Student Connect, external applicants will apply via our Online Application System (OASys).

It is also recommended that you speak with the Honours Coordinator prior to applying, as they can advise you on supervision, pathways and entry requirements.

You may also download the Honours outline below or pick one up from  the Humanities Student Office.


ECS 2017 Honours_2 [RTF, 2.9 MB]
Updated 30 May 2016

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University Honours Policy

For information regarding the structure, results, supervision, assessment and adjudication of the Honours Award, refer to the University Policy on the Honours Award.

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