Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Honours)

Federation University Australia Australia

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The award
Honours

How long you will study
1 Years

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
February, July

International course fees
AUD 27800 per year

All study options

About Bachelor of Science (Honours) at Federation University Australia

CRICOS 088661B

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) is a fourth-year program for graduates of all Science, Information Technology and Mathematical Science undergraduate degrees. The program serves as a prelude to a higher degree in research or advanced professional practice in careers that entail complex research work.

The honours program consists of the core research project, as well as course work studies in research methodologies, communication, and the preparation of a literature review. A significant proportion (over one half) of the work in this program is the research project, which culminates in the submission of an Honours thesis. The aim of this course is to develop skills and experience in the type of work involved in postgraduate research studies.

The range of study areas in which we offer supervision include computing at a professional level for students with sufficient background in computing or information technology, and research based studies in all science disciplines, including Biomedical Science, Biotechnology, Environmental and Conservation Science, Food and Nutrition, Geoscience, Mathematical Sciences and Veterinary and Wildlife Science.

The research project allows you to pursue your area of interest in some depth whilst practising the investigative skills that are important in research. In particular, you will develop skills in finding the latest work published about your area of interest, and in assimilating and analysing this information. Course work also focusses on the preparation of a detailed research plan, designing and carrying out experimental research and writing up the results of your research. You will also learn how to communicate these findings to other people by giving seminars on your work and assembling your work in the form of a thesis.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardHonoursHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsFebruary, JulyDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 27800 per year

Notes about fees for this course

International fees are per 120 credit points which represents 1 EFTSL or a standard full-time study load for a year.

A range of scholarships, bursaries and grants are available for international students at www.federation.edu.au/scholarships.

Entry requirements

Overall IELTS band score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0 or equivalent.

Applicants will have completed a bachelor's degree in the relevant discipline with a high level of academic achievement, which is normally a distinction average or above in core discipline courses in the second and third years.

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