Honours is a fourth year of specialised study taken after a three-year degree. Honours programs provide an introduction for undergraduate students to research and research training and/or advanced study for professional training through research and additional coursework.
Honours programs comprise a combination of
specialised coursework and a research project. Your research project will be individually supervised by a highly qualified and experienced staff member.
What's in it for me?
Personal satisfaction with your achievements.
You will be more competitive in the job market.
Success in honours will qualify you to do a PhD or other degree.
Can I apply for honours if I'm not a Deakin student?
Yes, applications are welcome from outside Deakin.
Why do honours?
The Faculty of Health has highly skilled researchers with a broad range of expertise in academic and industry research. They have many years of supervision experience and are enthusiastic in encouraging research degrees.