Scientific discovery awaits
An Honours year is a challenging yet rewarding program of study to extend your intellectual and practical experience in your chosen science discipline. Learn from renowned researchers in a range of sciences including biotechnology, natural sciences, mathematics and chemical and physical sciences. You will complete an independent research project, learn new skills and help bring important scientific ideas into reality.
Why undertake an Honours year in Science at Flinders?
Create the next generation of ideas and products that will help future generations maintain and conserve what we have. Choose a major that suits your career interest area to pursue a specialised research project.
You can complete your Honours year studies in a range of science disciplines. Depending on your area of interest, expand your advance understanding and gain valuable skills in reviewing literature, planning and executing experiments, time management, organisational skills and science communication and presentations.
Areas of specialisation:
Entry into one-year Honours is highly competitive. If you have demonstrated academic excellence (a Grade Point Average of 5.25 or above) during your bachelor degree you are invited to apply for Honours.
Whether you’re invited to apply, or want to apply, you will need to contact the Honours coordinator in your discipline to discuss your project and arrange for supervision.
Applications for 2023 are now open.
Applicants are advised to apply as soon as possible, even if you are awaiting current semester results.
Late applications may be accepted however equal consideration of preferred supervisor/project will not be guaranteed.
* Application closing dates may vary by course or College. Further information.
Submit your application directly to Flinders University through the online application system.
If you have never studied at or made an application to Flinders University, you can register and submit your application for admission to a 1-year Honours course using the eApplication portal. You will receive two emails once your application is completed: confirmation of application submission; and a second email with your student ID. Note, it may take 1-4 hours for your student ID to be created.
If you have studied at Flinders University within the last 12 months you can submit your application for admission to a one-year Honours course via the Student System. You can apply for admission by selecting the My Applications tab at the top of the page, and searching for your course.
If you studied at Flinders University more than 12 months ago you will need to reactivate your FAN first. With an active FAN you will then be able to submit your application for admission via the Student System as advised above.
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