A type of undergraduate degree course
offered at some universities
(in the UK
at least) which is also known as combined honours
, or a combined degree
Mainly taken people who are unable to determine their specialism by the time they apply for university. To avoid becoming a Jack of all trades (master of none) Joint Honours students invariably end up doing slightly more than half the single honours course in each of their chosen disciplines.
A Joint Honours course at my university can be switched in the final year to a major-minor combination with a 2 to 1 split between subjects. It is also possible to take electives in a third subject such that three subjects are studied in equal measure until the final year.
Some possible subject combinations are:
and there are many more.