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Bachelor of Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

  • ID:GU610202
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$35,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$35,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
Estimated Total/program:
$48,109.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • The University's Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8) Policy will apply.
  • Related Bachelor degree with 5.0 GPA over second and third year

English Requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0

  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)

  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)

  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old

Course Information

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) is only available for International students who are in Australia and able to attend campus to commence this program.

Arrangements for continuing students unable to travel to Australia will be advised by the School.

You've done the hard work to complete your degree and are now keen to put it into practice through a research project. The Bachelor of Science (Honours) lets you take that next step. It is only available if you have achieved a GPA of 5 in the second and third years of your Bachelor degree and have organised your project and a supervisor.

You'll undertake a major research project under the supervision of one of our leading researchers. The degree will be assessed through coursework, research project performance, thesis and seminar. This is the opportunity to hone your skills and demonstrate your research ability under the eyes of an experienced science professional.

Industry and expert connections

Griffith has a proud history of leading the way across scientific research. As a student of the Bachelor of Science (Honours), you'll have access to leading experts from a range of respected University research centres, including the Institute of Glycomics, Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD), Menzies Health Institute Queensland, the Australian Rivers Institute, the Centre for Quantum Dynamics, the Environmental Futures Research Institute, the Queensland Micro and Nanotechnology Centre and the Sea Jellies Research Laboratory.

You'll complete your honours project in your chosen specialisation, putting all that you have learnt into a tangible, rewarding project.

Graduate outcomes

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) is your pathway to a PhD and a career in scientific research. You’ll also be qualified for higher degree by research studies and scientific research in Australia and overseas. As a graduate, you'll also gain the knowledge required to make successful grant applications in order to further your research.

Flexibility

Fast-track your finish line - With intensive study options (and/or) year-round classes available, this degree can be finished in less time than a standard full-time study load, getting you into the workforce faster.

CRICOS CODE:083284G

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Applied Mathematics

  • You must complete the following courses:
  • Honours Dissertation - 6002ESC_P1
  • Honours Dissertation - 6002ESC_P2
  • Topics in Applied Mathematics 1 - 6205NSC
  • Topics in Applied Mathematics 2 - 6206NSC
  • Topics in Applied Mathematics 3 - 6207NSC
  • Topics in Applied Mathematics 4 - 6208NSC

Physics

You must complete the following courses:

  • Honours Dissertation - 6002ESC_P1
  • Honours Dissertation - 6002ESC_P2
  • Tensors, Groups and General Relativity - 6005ESC
  • Honours Classical and Quantum Mechanics - 6006ESC
  • Classical and Quantum Electrodynamics - 6007ESC
  • Honours Statistical and Condensed Matter Physics - 6304NSC

Archaeological Science

You must complete the following courses:

  • Research Proposal and Planning - 6000ESC (see Note 1)
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P1
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P2
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P3
  • Listed elective

Note 1: 6000ESC must be undertaken in your first trimester of study.

Biomedical Science

You must complete the following courses:

  • Research Proposal and Planning - 6000ESC (see Note 1)
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P1
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P2
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P3
  • Listed elective

Note 1: 6000ESC must be undertaken in your first trimester of study.

Bioscience

You must complete the following courses:

  • Research Proposal and Planning - 6000ESC (see Note 1)
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P1
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P2
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P3
  • Listed elective

Note 1: 6000ESC must be undertaken in your first trimester of study.

Chemistry

You must complete the following courses:

  • Research Proposal and Planning - 6000ESC (see Note 1)
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P1
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P2
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P3
  • Listed elective

Note 1: 6000ESC must be undertaken in your first trimester of study.

Environmental Science

You must complete the following courses:

  • Research Proposal and Planning - 6000ESC (see Note 1)
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P1
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P2
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P3
  • Listed elective

Note 1: 6000ESC must be undertaken in your first trimester of study.

Forensic Science

You must complete the following courses:

  • Research Proposal and Planning - 6000ESC (see Note 1)
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P1
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P2
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P3
  • Listed elective

Note 1: 6000ESC must be undertaken in your first trimester of study.

Marine Science

You must complete the following courses:

  • Research Proposal and Planning - 6000ESC (see Note 1)
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P1
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P2
  • Honours Dissertation - 6001ESC_P3
  • Listed elective

Note 1: 6000ESC must be undertaken in your first trimester of study.

Biomedical Science

Listed electives

You must select 10 credit points from the following list of Honours level courses:

  • Strategies for Effective Science Communication - 8000ESC (all majors)
  • Advanced Synthetic Chemistry - 6103NSC (Biomedical Science, Chemistry or Forensic Science majors; NA campus only)
  • Scientific Data Analysis - 6003ESC (Bioscience, Biomedical Science, Environmental Science, Forensic Science or Marine Science majors)
  • Topics in Drug Discovery - 6195NSC (Chemistry, Bioscience or Biomedical Science majors; GC campus ONLY)
  • Advanced Methods in Archaeological Science - 6004ESC (Archaeological Science or Forensic Science majors; NA campus only)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The Honours program provides you with high level research and problem-solving skills and is a proven pathway to PhD studies. You'll also be qualified for higher degree by research studies and scientific research in Australia and overseas.

Key employment sectors

  • Petrochemical
  • Health
  • Medical research
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Government

Potential job outcomes

  • Medical researcher
  • Microbiologist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Biochemists
  • Medical laboratory scientist

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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