How do you graduate with honors at UWA?

To be eligible to apply for honours, you need to:

  1. successfully complete a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from a recognised university, demonstrating a strong academic performance in the final-year units of the major you intend to study.
  2. confirm and meet the entry requirements of your chosen honours specialisation.

Is UWA a good law school?

The world rankings place UWA’s Law School among the top 100 in the world, in 75th position, up from 126-150 last year. The Law School has improved significantly across both its teaching scores and research indicators.

What WAM do you need for honours?

To be eligible for honours, you’ll need to have a strong academic record, with a minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65 to 75 percent depending on the type of honours you intend to complete.

What does it mean to graduate with distinction UWA?

To be awarded the degree with distinction a student must achieve a course weighted average mark (WAM) of at least 80 per cent which is calculated based on—

How hard is it to get a first class honours degree?

To be awarded a 1st class honours degree, you must accumulate a percentage of 70% or above. To a student who is not in university currently, this may not seem to difficult, however when you take into accord that the average student scores between 50 and 60%, it suddenly becomes a more challenging goal to complete.

How hard is an honours year?

In most areas of the University, Honours differs from other undergraduate courses in that it requires a much higher degree of independent thinking, planning and activity. Most students find their Honours year the most challenging and worthwhile of their university experience.

How long is a law degree UWA?

The Juris Doctor (JD) is a world-renowned and internationally recognised three-year postgraduate qualification designed to meet the needs of modern legal practice. Undertaken after the completion of a bachelor’s degree in any discipline, successful completion of the JD leads to entry into legal practice.

How do I become a lawyer at UWA Australia?

To qualify as a lawyer:

  1. Complete any undergraduate bachelor’s course [Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Design, Bachelor of Science or the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)] as your first degree.
  2. Complete the postgraduate Juris Doctor to qualify as a lawyer.
  3. Complete practical legal training (PLT).

Is a WAM of 80 good?

WAM of 80 or more, Honours First Class (H1) WAM of 70-79, Honours Class 2A (H2A) WAM of 60-69, Honours Class 2B (H2B) WAM of 50-59, pass.

Does first year count towards WAM?

First half-year 2021 subjects will not be included in the revised calculation and will continue to count towards the normal WAM calculation.

What is a H1 Unimelb?

Description. H1. 80%–100% First Class Honours.

How do I find my WAM UWA?

Your WAM is reported on your Statement of Academic Record and can be found on your studentConnect by clicking ‘Course & Unit’ and then ‘Progress Status’. Your WAM will only appear on your Statement of Academic Record if you commenced your course from 2005 onwards.