To be read in conjunction with the program of study requirements for the degree in which you are enrolled:
To qualify for Honours in Biological Sciences a student must complete satisfactorily 36 units of study as specified below. The program requires one year of full-time study or the equivalent part-time.
There is no automatic entry into the Honours program in Biological Sciences.
The honours program aims to provide students with advanced skills that are required for planning, funding and carrying out research projects in a specific area within the broad discipline of biology. It also aims to develop a range of transferable research, analytical and communication skills including the capacity to:
The honours program provides the foundations that will underpin ongoing professional development, preparing graduates for further study in disciplines related to biological science or for a career in a science-related field or in other areas where the range of skills and knowledge acquired is needed or desirable.
Graduates of the honours program are expected to be able to do the following, in their chosen area of specialisation:
Eligibility for enrolment in particular areas depends on topics taken in Third Year and grades achieved.
Students undertake 22.5 units of thesis and 13.5 units of core topics
BIOL7700A Biology Honours Research Project (4.5/22.5 units)
BIOL7700B Biology Honours Research Project (4.5/22.5 units)
BIOL7700C Biology Honours Research Project (4.5/22.5 units)
BIOL7700D Biology Honours Research Project (4.5/22.5 units)
BIOL7700E Biology Honours Research Project (4.5/22.5 units)
BIOL7710 Honours Critical Readings (4.5 units)
BIOL7720 Honours Grant Writing Skills (4.5 units)
BIOL7730 Honours Scientific Methods and Data Presentation (4.5 units)
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