Contribute towards real world, cutting edge research

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.

As an Honours student, you'll have the opportunity to undertake research in the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, one of the world’s leading biomedical precincts delivering outstanding patient care, cutting edge research and discoveries, as well as training to some of the Australia's brightest minds.

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Enhance your employment prospects

The greater exposure to the research process, additional knowledge and wider range of experience of Honours graduates are all attractive to employers.

Learn advanced research techniques

You will develop the ability to work independently and in a research team, and gain an understanding of how to guide an extended program of research.

Gain advanced knowledge in your discipline

You will broaden and deepen your knowledge in your specific areas of interest, as well as being exposed to cutting-edge developments in your field.

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Both the Bachelor of Biomedicine (Degree with Honours) and the Bachelor of Science (Degree with Honours) 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

Find out more about how to apply, or if you need more information you can make an enquiry.

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