Honours

Boost your employability with honours in science

Be mentored by scientific experts as you immerse yourself in discipline-based research or a broader professional skills pathway.

An honours degree in science is one year of study where you concentrate on a project or area of science that interests you the most.

Both our disciplinary research and professional skills pathways:

  • Enhance your professional skills and prepare you for greater career success.
  • Include a coursework component which will help you gain the skills employers want.
  • Involve a research, industry or community related science project of your choice.
  • Can lead to further study at PhD level.

Graduate story

Brittany Howell - Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science); Bachelor of Science (Honours) Now PhD Candidate, Sanger Institute
My semester-long work placement in biomedical science gave me the courage and skills to start an honours year in bioinformatics. Here I created a project impressive enough to admit me one of the best bioinformatics institutes in the world.Brittany Howell - Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science); Bachelor of Science (Honours) Now PhD Candidate, Sanger Institute