Bachelor of Science with Honours

The Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc Hons) program, is designed to allow well-qualified graduates to extend their studies and gain high level conceptual and theoretical knowledge and technical skills in a range of disciplines/majors offered by each school.

The Honours year normally requires the completion of a research project and the submission of a thesis embodying a literature review and the results of the research project. Honours in Mathematics has a lower emphasis on the research project. Completion of a Bachelor of Science with Honours will improve career prospects, and provide a pathway to higher degree studies.

The following majors are offered within the BSc (Hons) program: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computational Science, Genetics, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physiology (Science and Technology). Agronomy, Animal Science, Botany, Ecology, Environmental Science, Genetics, Geoscience, Zoology (Environmental and Rural Science).  Archaeology, Geography (Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences).  Psychology (Psychology).

Information for 2019 Honours students in Science and Technology.

Honours 2019 information seminar

The School of Science and Technology offers majors in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computational Science, Genetics, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physiology, and Physics. You will also gain cross-disciplinary exposure to a range of professionals and professions in their major area.  You will also receive support from the School to undertake and complete your  project and  will develop the ability to design, analyse and interpret science data, to develop solutions in the context of technical, management and/or scientific frameworks and demonstrate high-level written and oral communication skills.

The Honours year requires the completion of a research project and the submission of a thesis embodying a literature review and the results of the research project. Honours in Mathematics has a lower emphasis on the research project.  Completion of a Bachelor of Science with Honours will improve career prospects, and provide a pathway to higher degree studies.

BSc Hons project information for 2019

Enrolling in the BSc(Hons)  requires that you have an agreed project and supervisor. You should start discussing project ideas with potential supervisors at least 2 months before the start of teaching. Contact details for individual academics and a sample of project ideas are listed below, in the expandable boxes for each subject area.

Please contact the Course Coordinator for general information on BSc(Hons).

Information for 2019 Honours students in Environmental and Rural Science

Information for Honours students in Archaeology

Information for Honours students in Geography

Information for Honours students in Psychology