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Honours in exercise sport science or nutrition sciences

Honours shows employers your high level of achievement and proven capability to undertake independent investigation. It can also be a pathway to further research.

Honours in exercise sport science or nutrition sciences

An honours year will improve your skills in areas highly desired by employees – such as project and time management, written and oral communication and teamwork.

The School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences has outstanding teaching and research facilities, strong industry partnerships with sporting, government, community, health and food organisations, and our students receive authentic ‘hands-on’ experiences. An honours degree from Deakin provides a stepping-stone to a career in research and/or industry.

Honours degrees

We offer the following honours degrees within the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences:

Bachelor of Nutrition Science (Honours) - H418

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (Honours) - H442

Project booklet

We offer a number of project ideas located at our campuses. The booklet may be updated as projects change or additional projects become available. Always check with the principal supervisor.

Download the SENS 2024 Honours Project Booklet  (PDF, 753KB)

Key dates

Honours applications for Semester 1 2023 have now closed.

Our course directors

The honours course directors can answer any general questions or discuss your project ideas and program.

Please email Dr Aaron Fox via sens_honours@deakin.edu.au.

A student adviser can also assist you with your application.

How to apply

Your first step in securing a place in the honours program is to review the honours project booklet above. It outlines all the available projects as well as detailing the application process in full. You will then need to complete our two-part application process:

  1. Submit a course application through Deakin’s applicant portal, including all your supporting documents as outlined in the portal
  2. Review the project offerings in the booklet. Contact the named supervisors to discuss the projects you are interested in and complete the online project preference form.

Hear from our past honours students

Need help?

Our student advisers are here to help you with course advice, enrolment and general enquiries.