Duration

1 Year full-time

Commencing 2015

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

16

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Science (Honours).

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

BSc (or equivalent) with an overall GPA of 4 and a GPA of at least 4.5 over #8 of late year courses from Part B of the BSc List relevant to the chosen field, and satisfy any additional requirements set by the Head of School.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for Australian students

Commonwealth Supported Place 2015:

Indicative annual fee 2015: AUD$ 8565

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through the Student Centre.

Closing Date

Please note, the closing date for Honours can vary between Schools. Please refer to the relevant School website for further information.

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

There is an early closing date for Honours in Psychology, please refer to the school website for further information

How to apply

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Science

Email: science.enquiries@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 1888

Duration

1 Year full-time

Commencing 2015

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

16

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Science (Honours).

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

BSc (or equivalent) with an overall GPA of 4 and a GPA of at least 4.5 over #8 of late year courses from Part B of the BSc List relevant to the chosen field, and satisfy any additional requirements set by the Head of School.

CRICOS Code: 082958M

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 31920

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

There is an early closing date for Honours in Psychology, please refer to the school website for further information

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Why study the Bachelor of Science (Honours)?

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) program provides students with the opportunity to pursue an independent research project in an area of interest under the supervision of an academic staff member. Students will acquire skills which will enable them to work without close supervision in a research environment in industry or government, or to proceed to a research higher degree.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Science (Honours).

Majors/Specialisations

Studies may be undertaken in the following specialisations. Please click on the major(s) that are of interest to you for more information.

Honours

Honours is awarded based on the weighted percentage over the year of study.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

BSc (or equivalent) with an overall GPA of 4 and a GPA of at least 4.5 over #8 of late year courses from Part B of the BSc List relevant to the chosen field, and satisfy any additional requirements set by the Head of School.

Additional application information

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) commences approximately three weeks prior to the start of semester one in the standard academic calendar (i.e., early February). For semester two, the Bachelor of Science (Honours) commences at the start of the standard academic calendar (i.e., end of July).

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through the Student Centre.

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

Please note, the closing date for Honours can vary between Schools. Please refer to the relevant School website for further information.

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

There is an early closing date for Honours in Psychology, please refer to the school website for further information

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

BSc (or equivalent) with an overall GPA of 4 and a GPA of at least 4.5 over #8 of late year courses from Part B of the BSc List relevant to the chosen field, and satisfy any additional requirements set by the Head of School.

Additional application requirements

The Bachelor of Science (Honours) commences approximately three weeks prior to the start of semester one in the standard academic calendar (i.e., early February). For semester two, the Bachelor of Science (Honours) commences at the start of the standard academic calendar (i.e., end of July).

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 082958M

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International.

Click here for more information on applying for a visa.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

There is an early closing date for Honours in Psychology, please refer to the school website for further information

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Commonwealth Supported Place 2015:

Indicative annual fee 2015: AUD$ 8565

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 31920

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Additional costs

  • Courses that include a field trip component may incur additional costs to cover transport, accommodation and food.

Fee rules

View the 2015 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Careers

Information on employment opportunities is available in the Science Prospectus.

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Institute of Geoscientists
  • Australian Psychological Society
  • Psychologists Board of Queensland

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Bachelor of Science (Honours)

To complete the Bachelor of Science (Honours), a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #16 from their chosen field in Part H of the BSc List. The program must include the submission of a report on a project approved by the Head of School or Honours Coordinator. Refer to BSc rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Science (Honours).

Program Rules for the Bachelor of Science (Honours)