Both the Bachelor of Biomedicine (Degree with Honours) and the Bachelor of Science (Degree with Honours) are open to:

  • Internal applicants who have successfully completed or are about to complete the Bachelor of Biomedicine or the Bachelor of Science at the University of Melbourne; and
  • External applicants who have successfully completed or are about to complete an equivalent undergraduate degree

IMPORTANT NOTE:

The degree structure of the two courses is the same. Applicants are encouraged to apply for ONLY one of them based on their preference. When multiple applications are received for the same intake, an application outcome will be issued against the applicant’s highest preference.

  • STEP 1: Look for Projects and Contact Potential Supervisor(s)

    You MUST make contact with potential supervisors either before or soon after submitting an online course application and reach at least a verbal agreement.

    You can look for projects and supervisors by using the following resources:

    IMPORTANT NOTE:

    Students wishing to undertake Honours in BioSciences or Veterinary Bioscience must contact those departments or schools directly for guidance on their Honours application procedures. The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences does not manage Honours applications for these specialisations.

  • STEP 2: Submit an Online Application

    Applications for Honours are lodged via one of the following processes:

    Current or previous University of Melbourne student/applicant

    1. Apply online and log in with your University of Melbourne credential.
    2. Select ‘MDHS Specialisations’ as the discipline of study in the online application form.
    3. Provide copies of official transcript(s) for advanced standing or credit transfer granted from exchange or study abroad or cross institutional studies undertaken outside the University of Melbourne.

    New applicant

    1. Apply online and select ‘Apply as a new Student’.
    2. Select ‘MDHS Specialisations’ as the discipline of study in the online application form.
    3. Provide copies of official transcript(s) for advanced standing or credit transfer granted from exchange or study abroad or cross institutional studies undertaken outside the University of Melbourne.
  • STEP 3: Submit Project Preferences in Sonia

    Once you have submitted an online course application and met the minimum entry requirements, you will receive an email within 3 working days with your personal login to access the Honours Project Preference System – Sonia. Please follow the instructions to set up your login and submit your project preferences.

    You may select up to 4 project preferences in Round 1 or 3 project preferences in Round 2 and mid-year. You MUST contact the relevant supervisor(s) and reach an agreement before selecting their projects. You can log into Sonia to change your preferences any time by the preference submission closing dates.

  • STEP 4: Respond to Your Offer

    Start Year Intake Round 1 offers will be issued around mid-December. Mid-Year Intake offers will be issued on a rolling basis. You must respond to your offer by the Offer Lapse Date noted in your offer letter.

    If you have a change of mind about your offer, please DO NOT proceed ahead with accepting the offer. You MUST notify the Honours Admissions Team via mdhs-honours@unimelb.edu.au as early as possible.

    You may be considered for Round 2 if you have met the minimum entry requirements but are not made a Round 1 offer for Start Year Intake.

  • 2021 Intake Dates

    Start Year Intake

    Round 1 Application Closing Date

    Saturday 31 October 2020

    Round 1 Project Preferences Submission Deadline

    Friday 13 November 2020

    Round 1 Application Outcomes Issued By

    Wednesday 23 December 2020

    Round 2 Application Closing Date

    Monday 25 January 2021

    Round 2 Project Preferences Submission Deadline

    Monday 1 February 2021

    Round 2 Application Outcomes Issued By

    Monday 8 February 2021

    Course Commencement Date

    Monday 15 February 2021

   

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