Science Advanced - Research - S3002

The Bachelor of Science Advanced – Research(Honours) is a high-profile, four-year advanced version of the Bachelor of Science for high-achieving students who intend to pursue careers as research scientists.

This esteemed course will allow you to progress more quickly to higher-level units, give you more flexibility in your choice of units, and provide you with exciting opportunities to participate in research, embedded in a Monash research team. With access to exclusive enrichment programs and research mentoring by leading scientists, your career as a scientist will really take off.

Offering all of the key features of the Bachelor of Science – including choice, flexibility and depth across the huge range of science disciplines available at Monash – this advanced version will provide you with both abroad, general science education and specialist training in one or more science disciplines. This will be deepened and strengthened by:

  • the freedom to accelerate more quickly to higher-level units
  • additional flexibility in subject choices
  • research mentoring by leading scientists in your chosen field
  • exclusive extra-curricular programs only available to those taking this course

As a graduate, you'll have advanced research skills and a thorough command of your chosen field[s] of science. Add to this our world-class teaching and research, state-of-the-art facilities, and the prestige that comes with an advanced degree from one of Australia's leading science faculties, and you'll find doors opening in government research bodies,in research departments of large companies, and other leading organisations.

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At a glance

Subject prerequisites
English Maths Sciences / Other
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Course Details

Location
  • On-campus at Clayton: Full time
Duration
  • 4 years (full time)
Start date
Semester one (February), Semester two (July)
Qualification
Bachelor of Science Advanced - Research (Honours)
Course Handbook

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements (Domestic students)

You need to satisfy all of the following requirements to be considered for entry into this course.

Qualifications

Equivalent Australian Year 12

Alternative qualifications and prerequisites

For other domestic and international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course based on your prior studies, use the study credit and admissions eligibility search.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

This is an advanced comprehensive course. It includes all the requirements of the Bachelor of Science, but with the requirement of two majors or an extended major and a minor from two different listed areas of study, and culminates with an honours research program in the fourth year.

The course is structured in four parts: Science specified study, Science listed majors, Free elective study and a substantial Honours research program.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Applications for on campus studies should be made online through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre

Apply through VTAC

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code S3002

Apply

Closing date

Applications for semester two close 13 July 2020.

Current Monash students

You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.

Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

Commonwealth supported places (CSP) are available for this course. The student contribution amount for 2021 is yet to be confirmed by the Australian government. Fees to be advised.

Full fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.

A$35,500

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other fees

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.