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Honours

Bachelor of Biomedicine (Degree with Honours)

    • CRICOS Code: 073113J

    How to apply

    For Domestic students Key dates for 2021 Start Year Intake
    • Applications now open!

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    Overview

    Applications are open to:

    • Internal applicants who have successfully completed or are about to complete the Bachelor of Biomedicine or the Bachelor of Science at the University of Melbourne; and
    • External applicants who have successfully completed or are about to complete an equivalent undergraduate degree

    Psychology Honours applicants: please visit the Fourth Year Psychology website for detailed application process. The process and key dates below do not apply to you.

    Application Process

    2021 MID YEAR APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN!

    The following streams are offering  places:

    • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    • Medicine (Royal Melbourne Hospital)
    • Oral Health Science (Melbourne Dental School)

    Step 1: Look for Projects and Contact Potential Supervisor(s) (Note: 2021 Mid-year Intake projects are now available in Sonia.)

    You MUST make contact with potential supervisors either before or soon after submitting an online course application and reach at least a verbal agreement. You can look for projects and supervisors by using the following resources:

    IMPORTANT NOTE:

    Students wishing to undertake Honours in BioSciences, Human Nutrition or Veterinary Bioscience must contact those departments or schools directly for guidance on their Honours application procedures. The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences does not manage Honours applications for these specialisations.

    Step 2: Submit An Online Application

    Current or previous University of Melbourne student/applicant
    1. Apply online and log in with your University of Melbourne credential.
    2. Select ‘MDHS Specialisations’ as the discipline of study in the online application form. Note that part-time study is not available.
    3. Provide copies of official transcript(s) for advanced standing or credit transfer granted from exchange or study abroad or cross institutional studies undertaken outside the University of Melbourne.
    New applicant
    1. Apply online and select ‘Apply as a new Student’.
    2. Select ‘MDHS Specialisations’ as the discipline of study in the online application form. Note that part-time study is not available.
    3. Provide copies of official transcript(s) for advanced standing or credit transfer granted from exchange or study abroad or cross institutional studies undertaken outside the University of Melbourne.

    Step 3: Submit Project Preferences in Sonia

    For Round 1 applicants, once you have submitted an online course application and met the minimum entry requirements, you will receive an email within 3 working days with your personal login to access the Honours Project Preference System – Sonia. Please follow the instructions to set up your login and submit your project preferences.

    If you have submitted an application for Round 2, you will be contacted in early January about project preference submission in Sonia.

    You may select up to 4 project preferences in Round 1 or 3 project preferences in Round 2 and mid-year. You MUST contact the relevant supervisor(s) and reach an agreement before selecting their projects. You can log into Sonia to change your preferences any time by the preference submission closing dates.

    Step 4: Respond to Your Offer

    Start Year Intake Round 1 offers will be issued around mid-December. Mid-Year Intake offers will be issued on a rolling basis. You must respond to your offer by the Offer Lapse Date noted in your offer letter.

    If you have a change of mind about your offer, please DO NOT proceed ahead with accepting the offer. You MUST notify the Honours Admissions Team via mdhs-honours@unimelb.edu.au as early as possible.

    You may be considered for Round 2 if you have met the minimum entry requirements but are not made a Round 1 offer for Start Year Intake.

    2021 Key Dates

    Mid Year Intake Application Closing DateFriday 9 July 2021
    Mid Year Intake Project Preferences Submission DeadlineFriday 16 July 2021
    Mid Year Course Commencement DateMonday 26 July 2021
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