Bachelor of Science (Honours)

by | Jul 2, 2019

Areas of study

Areas of specialisation are:

  • Biotechnology
  • Food science and technology
  • Medical bioscience
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Psychology (*only February intake)
  • Tropical environmental biology

Course structure

The honours program involves coursework through seminars and a major research project.


  • Biotechnology research project (36 points)
  • Honours coursework in biotechnology (12 points)

Food science and technology

  • Food science and technology research project (36 points)
  • Honours coursework in food science and technology (12 points)

Medicinal chemistry

  • Medicinal chemistry research project (36 points)
  • Honours coursework in medicinal chemistry (12 points)

Medical bioscience

  • Medical bioscience research project (36 points)
  • Honours coursework in medical bioscience (12 points)


  • Psychology honours: Research project (24 points)
  • Statistics and research design for professional psychology (6 points)
  • Ethical and professional issues in psychology (6 points)
  • Psychological assessment (6 points)
  • Plus one of the following psychology electives (6 points):

Psychology in society

  • Developmental and clinical neuroscience
  • Tropical Environmental Biology
  • Tropical environmental biology research project (36 points)
  • Honours coursework in tropical environmental biology (12 points)

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