Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
Please contact Info Corner to discuss other study options.
Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
This selective-entry, research-oriented four-year honours program is designed for capable and highly motivated students who want experience with hands-on involvement in research projects.
You have the opportunity to major one of the following areas:
You can tailor your program through elective courses, allowing you the flexibility to combine a major field of study with a variety of other science courses.
The program also offers opportunities for you to engage with research groups and get involved in their research projects. It is also a pathway into higher degrees by research such as a PhD.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
Biology and Biotechnology courses run at both the City and Bundoora campuses.
Chemistry and Physics courses run at the City campus.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English.
You'll have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.
You will have the opportunity to work on research projects and practical activities, often undertaken in collaboration with industry.
The final-year Science Project will also provide you with the opportunity to develop an independent research project, which can involve an industry partner.
Professional recognition and accreditation
Depending on their chosen major, graduates can apply for professional membership of:
Program and course information
An honours year for capable and highly motivated students
Whether you’re interested in biology, biotechnology, chemistry or physics you’ll receive excellent research training to kick start your career.