Honours

Bachelor of Biomedicine (Degree with Honours)

  • CRICOS code: 073113J

Course overview

  • 1 year full time / 2 years part time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Start Year Intake - February and Mid Year Intake - July

Overview

Honours is a fourth-year program which advances your technical sophistication and aptitude for independent research, providing you with a platform toward clinical pathways, further research or a higher degree including the Doctor of Medicine. Enrol directly into real world, cutting edge research under the supervision of renowned experts.

Honours programs in the Biomedical and Health Sciences offer a range of study areas to choose from the Schools/Departments and affiliated research institutes within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

The Honours program in Psychology is an APAC accredited Fourth Year Program, which provides an equal combination of advanced coursework subjects and research with leading experts in their field.

How will Honours help you?

Investing in the additional year at University required to complete Honours gives you the opportunity to draw together your early years of study and add significant value to your resume. Honours is very different from earlier undergraduate years, allowing and requiring a greater degree of independence and flexibility that will help you develop the maturity and skills for transition to employment in a range of occupations and industries or graduate research.

Applications are now open for 2022 Mid Year Intake (Available projects will be in Sonia around April). Only the following Honours streams are offering places.

  • Biochemistry and Pharmacology
  • Medical Biology (Walter and Eliza Hall Institute)
  • Medicine (Royal Melbourne Hospital)
  • Oral Health Science (Melbourne Dental School)

'Discover Honours' Webinar - 2022 Intake

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The webinar has covered the following areas:

  • Overview of the program
  • Past student experiences
  • Graduate pathways an Honours degree could lead you to
  • Application process including where to look for projects and how to list your project preferences from the admissions team
  • Scholarships
2022 StarT YEAR INTAKE Honours Information Sessions/Open Days
School/Department/
Research Institute
Date and Time
Anatomy and PhysiologyTuesday 7 September
12:00pm-2:00pm
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Baker Heart and Diabetes InstituteThursday 26 August
4:00pm-5:00pm
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Biochemistry and PharmacologyFriday 27 August
11:00am-12:00pm
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Clinical PathologyThursday 9 September
12:00pm-1:00pm
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Critical CareTuesday 31 August
4:00pm-5:00pm
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Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental HealthWednesday 15 September
12:00pm-1:30pm
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Medical Biology (Walter and Eliza Hall Institute)Tuesday 14 September
4:00pm-5:30pm
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Medicine (Royal Melbourne Hospital)Monday 23 August
4:00pm-5:30pm
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Medicine (St Vincent's Hospital)Wednesday 15 September
4:00pm-5:30pm
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St Vincent's InstituteThursday 9 September
4:00pm
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Medicine (Western Health)Monday 6 September
4:00pm-5:00pm
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Microbiology and Immunology
Pathology
(Doherty Institute)
Monday 30 August
4:00pm-5:00pm
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Optometry and Vision SciencesTuesday 14 September
12:00pm-1:00pm
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Paediatrics and Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI)Wednesday 8 September
5:00pm-6:00pm
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Primary Care (General Practice)Wednesday 25 August
4:00pm-5:00pm
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Peter MacCallum Cancer CentreThursday 16 September
4:00pm-7:00pm
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Population and Global HealthMonday 30 August
2:00pm-3:00pm
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