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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
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The Science with Honours from University of Tasmania aims to provide:

  • advanced training in the major area of the student's pass degree,
  • opportunity for training in research, to prepare candidates for further research study, eg MSc and PhD programs and employment in research organisations, and
  • in-depth knowledge in a single area of science.


Honours graduates are highly competitive for professional careers in their area of specialisation. Employment opportunities also exist in more general areas as detailed in the following discipline entries:

  • Aquaculture
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Geography and Environmental Studies
  • Geology
  • Mathematics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    We recommend that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Honours candidates are accepted in:

  • Aquatic Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Economic Geology
  • Genetics
  • Geochemistry
  • Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing
  • Geography and Environmental Studies
  • Geology 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent with prerequisites in the field of study. Admission is subject to appropriate supervision being available.
  • Graduates from other universities with prerequisites acceptable to the Faculty may be accepted as candidates for the Bachelor of Science with Honours degree.

CRICOS: 030420J

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33950 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33950 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units they enrol in. 

Living costs for Hobart

  • 1204 - 2010 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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