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Global Challenges

Bachelor of Science Advanced - Global Challenges (Honours)

Generation Change the World

Have you got what it takes to change the world? The Monash Science Advanced – Global Challenges (Honours) is the first degree of its kind in Australia that pushes the boundaries of science, and uses science to solve the world’s biggest challenges: climate change, conflict, obesity and an ageing population.

This undergraduate course is for high-achieving science students who have the drive and passion to use science to influence business, government, the not-for-profit sector and the wider community. To create real change, we need more than just brilliant scientific minds. We need leaders, deep thinkers, adventurers, inspirers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and game-changers.

We need a new generation of science graduates equipped with a broad set of skills and experiences that push the boundaries of what is possible.

Our global graduates will be equipped to look at the world in the only way an entrepreneurial scientist can - one that looks at solutions to some of the biggest challenges of our time.

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For Students


    • LaunchPad

      As a Global Challenges student you will have the opportunity to present your  business ideas and solutions to a panel of experts and community leaders at the annual LaunchPad event.

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    • The Hackathon

      The hacking weekend combines two of the most powerful agents of change: STEM and entrepreneurship. This weekend is an opportunity to generate ideas and reshape them through feedback from experts before putting them to the test in a final pitch. 

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    • Student Camp

      Get to know your fellow students on our annual retreat. This camp starts at the beginning of the academic year and gives you the opportunity to get to know more about the people you'll be working with for the next four years. The 2017 camp will be held between 15 - 17th of February.

    • Leadership Dialogues

      The Leadership Dialogue evening series will provide opportunities for networking and identifying mentors through intimate discussions with leaders from a variety of industries. Past speakers include Hon. Julie Bishop, Hugh Evans endurance runner Samantha Gash, Sam Prince and Christine Nixon APM. 2017 speakers to be announced.

    Contact us

    If you have any questions or comments about this course, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us!

    1800 MONASH (1800 666 274) 21 Chancellors Walk Campus Centre