Bachelor of Science (Honours)
Deakin’s Bachelor of Science (Honours) provides you with exposure to a range of possible career paths and a deep understanding of your chosen discipline through research exploration in either life and environmental sciences, chemistry, or mathematics. You will get the chance to undertake focused research in your area of interest and develop skills before launching into a successful career.
You will be exposed to research of national and international significance and acquire generic skills in research design and implementation, critical thinking and data analysis, digital literacy, and scientific communication. You will also develop valuable skills for life-long learning; an essential professional attribute in this ever-evolving field.
The coursework component of the honors program provides you with essential knowledge in areas that underpin research - experimental design, quantitative analysis, and scientific professionalism. The research project component enables you to develop the research skills necessary to investigate an area of interest.
You will have the support and supervision of our experienced staff throughout your honors program and will graduate with skills that provide you with a competitive edge in the job market and an ideal pathway to further study and research training (including Masters and Ph.D. programs).
The Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakin’s largest. A short trip from Melbourne’s central business district, Burwood offers the perfect balance between city lifestyle and suburban comfort. On campus you will find impressive buildings and world-class facilities, a wide range of learning and social spaces, and a relaxed atmosphere. If you enjoy getting outdoors between classes, the Melbourne Burwood Campus also sits alongside parkland, which is great for walking, jogging and cycling.
Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
At Deakin’s Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, you are surrounded by expansive grounds and impressive new buildings. It offers state-of-the-art engineering, medical and sport facilities, as well as some of the most advanced research spaces in the world. The campus also features incredible sporting facilities, including Deakin’s Elite Sport Precinct, which includes an Australian rules football oval, FIFA-grade soccer pitch, athletics track, basketball courts, and more.
Application Processing Time in Days: 5
Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
The Bachelor of Science (Honours) will produce high-quality graduates with the generic skills, theoretical knowledge, and specialized practical skills to either gain employment in their relevant discipline (Biology, Chemistry or Mathematics) or to succeed in a further study such as Higher Degrees by Research.
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
Entry will be based on performance in:
- a Bachelor degree or major in a related discipline with a WAM (Weighted Average Mark) of at least 65% in all level 3 and level 4 units (for Deakin awards) or final year units (for awards from other providers) OR
- other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent
Mandatory student checks
Any unit which contains work-integrated learning, a community placement, or interaction with the community may require a police check, Working with Children Check, or another check.
When you apply to Deakin, it’s important to attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise, your application could be delayed or disallowed.
Remember, most documents need to be certified before you upload them, so give yourself plenty of time to get organized.
Examples of certified copies you’ll need to include:
- award certificates
- academic transcripts
- formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).
Documents in languages other than English will need to be translated. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please also check the specific supporting documents for that application.
- Course Code: 063355G
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
- Duration: 01 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: N/A
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