What will I learn?
Boost your science degree in applied research
Love all things scientific? Our Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) will help boost your scientific abilities, enabling you to work towards an academic or research career in your area of choice, whether it be in the fields of applied science, education, technology or mathematics. Throughout the course, you'll undergo intensive research training and work one-on-one with professional supervisors, where you'll explore the methods, ethics and philosophy behind science and work towards a professional research thesis.
Study a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) at UC and you will:
conceive, plan and complete a piece of original research, with the assistance of a professional in the field
learn how to critically evaluate information from a range of sources and test it for consistency within existing frameworks
take a leading role in exploring the implications of research for your particular field of Endeavour and in a broader context
develop the ability to express your professional knowledge, understanding, ideas, argument and opinions with confidence
fine-tune your interpersonal and self-organizational skills, including the ability to work within a research group
develop a knowledge of, and commitment to the principles of scientific ethics and apply a professional attitude to your work.
Work-integrated learning (WIL) is learning first-hand through real work or work-like experiences. WIL is a key element to enhancing employability in the workplace and is integral to many of our courses. This reinforces our commitment to preparing professional and highly employable graduates with the right mix of skills and knowledge
Course specific information
You must have a Bachelor's Degree in applied science or possess qualifications deemed equivalent by the University's Admissions Committee. Places are limited in this course and selection is based principally on merit. Applicants are also required to obtain the agreement of a staff member to supervise their proposed project, prior to starting the course.
Completion of a 24 credit point Specific Core in Applied Science (Honours). The content of this core is defined by the Honours contract which is finalized in conjunction with your supervisor.
Which department am I in? Faculty of Education, Science, Technology and Mathematics
English language requirements: International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Academic - 6.0 overall with no band score below 5.5; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): IBT - Overall score of 60 with no skill score below: R3: 10, L: 9, S: 16, W: 19; Pearson Test of English (PTE): Academic - 50 with no skill score below 42; Cambridge English Scale (CES) - 169 with no individual sub-score below 162; Occupational English Test (OET) - No grade lower than 'C' in any of the sub-tests.
Applicants must normally have a Bachelor's degree in applied science from a recognized tertiary institution with a grade point average of 5.0 or higher in the final two years of the course, or possess qualifications deemed equivalent by the University's Admissions Committee. Places are limited. Normally not all candidates who are admissible are offered a place in the honours program, and selection is based principally on merit. Applicants are required to obtain the agreement of a staff member to supervise their proposed project.
Other English language requirements: TOEFL (PTE) 50-57; CAE - 52.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)
A$33,200.00 (US$ 25,969) per year
12 February 2018, 6 August 2018
University of Canberra University Drive, BRUCE, Australian Capital Territory, 2617, CANBERRA, Australia