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Opportunities exist for suitably qualified applicants to undertake an Honours degree in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences. The aims of the program are to extend the candidate's knowledge and expertise within a selected discipline area and to prepare the candidate for employment or more extensive scientific research, which may lead to MSc and PhD degrees.
Admission to the program will require students to have a Bachelor degree with an average of at least 65% in their best six level-3 units.
Admission to the Honours program is dependent on a suitable research project and the availability of a supervisor. In addition, adequate resources must be available for supporting the student's research.
The Honours program comprises:
A major part of the program is a research project carried out under the supervision of an academic member (or members) of the School. The project should be such that it can reasonably be completed in 6-8 months and the nature of the project should be such that it can be expected to result in a paper publishable in a recognised scientific journal.
Students will be required to:
Three coursework modules will also be completed, including:
The Melbourne Burwood Campus offers projects in Environmental Science, Biological Science, and Biomedical Science.
The Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus offers projects in Environmental Science, Biological Science, Biomedical Science, Forensic Science, and Chemistry.
The Warrnambool Campus offers projects in Environmental Science and Biological Science.
List of Honours projects for 2012:
The first step in securing a place in the program for 2012 is to contact supervisors and discuss your ideas with them. Once you have met with supervisors, please print an application form below. Application forms should be completed and signed by the nominated Supervisor and submitted to the relevant Course Advisor (see below) by Friday 25th November 2011.
|Burwood:||Angelina Del Bianco (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|Geelong:||Teresa May (email@example.com)|
|Warrnambool:||Sue Frances (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
The second step (once you have submitted your application to the Course Advisor) you will be required to submit an online application via the University Applicant Portal http://applicantportal.deakin.edu.au/connect/webconnect by Friday 25th November 2011.