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Swinburne University of Technology

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Bachelor of Science (Honours)

  • Bachelor (Honours)

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
Course Code
BH-SC, 073629C
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$9,527 per year / $9,527 total
International Fees
$35,200 per year

About this course

The course is divided into various strands which allow student to focus on their specific discipline. Lectures and, in particular, the research component of the honours degree are expected to focus on that specific discipline.

Study locations


What you will learn

At the completion of the Bachelor of Science (Honours) course, graduates will be able to:

  • demonstrate advanced understanding of the methods and processes of science as a creative endeavour
  • demonstrate the ability to critically analyse a challenging, complex or multifaceted problem, identify research questions, design and plan a project, complying with any regulatory frameworks and practicing professional ethics
  • select and apply practical and/or theoretical techniques or tools to address a research question
  • integrate research findings with the current body of disciplinary knowledge/paradigms and demonstrate the potential to make original contributions to scientific knowledge
  • communicate scientific ideas and research findings to informed professional audiences using a variety of modes
  • demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, well-developed judgement, adaptability and responsibility.

Course structure

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Science (Honours) requires students to complete units of study to the value of 100 credit points. All units of study are valued at 12.5 credit points unless otherwise stated. View course rules and special requirements

Credit for prior study or work

Credit is granted in recognition of previous study and/or experience and allows students to gain advanced standing towards their course. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about credit.