Honours degree

Coordinator - Assoc. Prof. Craig Hutton chutton@unimelb.du.au, telephone 03 8344 2393

Academic Support Officer - Ms Andrea Oliver Chemistry-MscHonsAdmin@unimelb.edu.au, telephone 03 9035 3573

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a major in chemistry with at least an H3 (65%). Applications from Science students who do not formally have a chemistry major, BBiomedSc students, and applicants from other courses and institutions will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the Honours coordinator.

Course structure

This is a one year full time course, consisting of 37.5 points of lecture based subjects and 62.5 points of research to be undertaken over 2 consecutive semesters.

Additional information can be accessed from the Science Student Centre website

Course outline

2015 BSc Honours course outline[PDF]

How to apply

Students wishing to be considered for commencement of an Honours degree in the School of Chemistry in Semester 1, 2015 are advised of the following procedures:

Application is a two part process.

Part 1

Download a copy of the "Supervisor Preference Form", fill it in and submit to Andrea Oliver, room 253, School of Chemistry.

A list of research group leaders is available. Not all academic staff are available to supervise or co-supervise students in Semester 1, 2015. Students are required to have made contact with at least their first preference of supervisor and this should be indicated in the space provided on the form.

Part 2

Current University of Melbourne students should apply through their student portal. All other applicants should apply through the Online Application System.

Once you have submitted your application it will be forwarded to Chemistry for consideration and supervisor allocation.

Students should be aware that this course will commence on Tuesday 24th February, 2015 with the Safety and Induction program. Attendance at all lectures and successful completion of the safety exam is compulsory. Students who do not meet this requirement will not be permitted to commence research.