• BH-BMED - Bachelor of Biomedicine (Honours): for students who have successfully completed or are about to complete the Bachelor of Biomedicine at the University of Melbourne.
  • BH-SCI - Bachelor of Science (Honours): for all other applicants who have successfully completed or are about to complete a Bachelor of Science or equivalent.
  • STEP 1: Contact Potential Supervisor(s)

    Decide which departments, institutes, supervisors and projects you wish to apply for and make contact with the relevant supervisor. 

    Applicants must contact potential supervisors either before or soon after submitting an online application for entry to an MDHS Honours course.

    Department and Institute Honours project booklets and websites,  the individual information sessions held by departments and institutes are ways of helping you to make contact with potential Honours supervisors.

    IMPORTANT NOTE:

    Students wishing to undertake Honours in the Departments or Schools of Genetics, Veterinary Science or Zoology 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 departments.

    View 2019 Honours Research Projects

  • STEP 2: Online Application

    Start Year Intake Round 1

    Lodge an online application by Wednesday 7 November 2018.

    NOTE: Applicants must select 'MDHS Specialisations' as their area of interest on their application to ensure their application is directed to the correct area.

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

    Currently enrolled University of Melbourne students and alumni

    1. Apply online and select the Returning Applicants, Current Students and Previous Students option.
    2. Select ‘MDHS Specialisations’ as requirement response in the online application form.
    3. Provide original or certified transcript(s) for any study not undertaken at The University of Melbourne. You are not required to provide transcripts for study undertaken at this university.

    External Applicants

    1. Apply online and select the First Time Applicants option. Do not select this option if you have previously completed study or applied to a program at The University of Melbourne.
    2. Select ‘MDHS Specialisations’ as requirement response in the online application form.
    3. Provide original or certified transcript(s) for any study not undertaken at The University of Melbourne.

    Start Year Intake Round 2

    Lodge an application between Friday 7 December to Monday 31 December 2018.

    Start Year Intake Round 3

    Lodge an application between Tuesday 1 January 2019 to Friday 8 February 2019.

    Mid Year Intake

    Lodge an application by Monday 22 July 2019.

  • STEP 3: Project Preference

    Once you have submitted an online course application, you will receive an email within 3 working days with your personal login details to access the Honours Project Preference System - SONIA. Please follow the instruction in the email to set up your password and select your preferences for projects offered within MDHS departments. You may select up to 4 project preferences in Round 1 or 3 project preferences in Round 2, 3 and mid year. You must only preference projects after making contact with the relevant supervisor(s). You are allowed to log into Sonia to change your preferences any time by the closing date.

    START YEAR INTAKE ROUND 1

    Monday 27 August - Friday 9 November 2018

    START YEAR INTAKE ROUND 2

    Friday 7 December - Monday 31 December 2018

    START YEAR INTAKE ROUND 3

    Thursday 3 January - Friday 8 February 2019

    MID YEAR INTAKE

    Applications close Friday 19 July

  • STEP 4: Offers

    START YEAR INTAKE ROUND 1

    Round 1 offer for entry into 2019 will be sent to you by Friday 7 December 2018. Students must accept their offer by the Offer Lapse Date noted in their offer letter.

    NOTE: If you have a change of mind about your Round 1 offer, please DO NOT proceed ahead with accepting the offer. You MUST notify our Honours Admissions Team via mdhs-honours@unimelb.edu.au as early as possible. You might be considered for Round 2 or Round 3 under specific circumstances, but that is not guaranteed.

    Students who meet the minimum entry requirements but are not made a Round 1 offer may be considered for Round 2 and Round 3.

    START YEAR INTAKE ROUND 2

    Round 2 offers for MDHS Honours will be issued by Friday 11 January 2019. Students must accept their offer by the Offer Lapse Date noted in their offer letter.

    START YEAR INTAKE ROUND 3

    Round 2 offers for MDHS Honours will be made from Monday 14 January 2019 onwards. Students must accept their offer by the Offer Lapse Date noted in their offer letter.

    MID YEAR INTAKE

    Offers for MDHS Honours will be made from Monday 8 July 2019 onwards. Students must accept their offer by the Offer Lapse Date noted in their offer letter.

  • 2019 Intake Key Dates:

    Start Year Intake

    Round 1 Application Closing Date Wednesday 7 November 2018
    Round 1 Project Preferences Submission Deadline Friday 9 November 2018
    Round 1 Outcomes are issued By Friday 7 December 2018
    Round 1 Offer Lapse Date Friday 21 December 2018
    Round 2 Application Closing Date Thursday 20 December 2018
    Round 2 Project Preferences Submission Deadline Monday 31 December 2018
    Round 2 Outcomes are issued By Friday 11 January 2019
    Round 2 Offer Lapse Date Friday 18 January 2019
    Round 3 Application Closing Date Friday 8 February 2019
    Round 3 Project Preference Form Submission Deadline Friday 8 February 2019
    Round 3 Outcome Distribution Starts Monday 14 January 2019

    Mid year intake

    Application Closing Date Friday 19 July 2019
    Project Preference Form Submission Deadline Monday 22 July 2019
    Outcome Distribution Starts Monday 8 July 2019

       

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