Students must complete 192 UOC as a standalone program.
Students in the Advanced Science (Honours) program are expected to complete 192 UOC of courses.
156 UOC of Science courses:
- At least one approved Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) major
- 48 UOC Honours year
- Science elective courses. Science courses are defined in "Table 1" in the Additional Information section.
24 UOC Free Electives. These courses can be taken from any Faculty of the University at any stage of your program.
12 UOC General Education courses. Please see the rules regarding General Education below. These courses can be taken at any stage in your program.
Please click the Sample Programs link below to view a typical enrolment pattern for this program.
Core Courses description.
Students must take 6 UOC of the following courses
Note: Students in the Vision Science major should take VISN1101 Seeing the World Perspectives from Vision Science instead. Students in Engineering Dual Programs should take ENGG1000 Introduction to Engineering Design and Innovation.
Students must complete at least one Science major selected from the list below.
When offered in a particular major, students must take higher versions of any Level 2 or 3 courses. Any variation to this must be approved by the Associate Dean (Academic Programs) or nominee.
Bioinformatics is a 96 UOC major, students will not be able to complete this major as part of a double degree within the minimum UOC. This major will involve extra time and costs to meet the degree requirements and may have visa implications for international students. Contact the Science Student Centre for more details.
Honours Specialisations description.
Students must complete at least one Science Honours stream selected from the list below.
Free Electives description.
Students can take up to a maximum of 24 UOC of the following courses.
These courses are recommended for students who wish to develop their research skills.
- SCIF2041 - Research Internship A (6 UOC)
- SCIF3041 - Research Internship B (6 UOC)
- BABS3301 - Biomolecular Science Laboratory Project (Advanced) (6 UOC)
- CHEM3997 - Special Project in Chemistry 3 (12 UOC)
- CHEM3998 - Special Project in Chemistry 2 (6 UOC)
Students may choose to complete an optional minor in one of the following areas, using their Science and/or free electives
General Education description.
Students must take 12 UOC of the following courses.
Any course defined as a Science course cannot be taken as General Education (GE). All other courses can be used to fulfil the GE requirement of this program, including GEN#-coded courses. Any exceptions to these rules must be approved by the Associate Dean (Academic Programs) or nominee.