What will I learn?
In this degree you ill do advanced study and introductory research in the field of nano- and biomaterials.
Over the course of the year you will do a research project that involves laboratory work, data collection and analysis, interpretation of your results in the context of current scientific literature, presentation of a final seminar, and preparation of an honours thesis.
This one-year degree is for students who have completed a Bachelor degree in a relevant field of science, technology or engineering with a high level of academic achievement.
Our world-class facilities at Mawson Lakes campus offer an inspiring learning environment such as the multi-million dollar Materials and Minerals Science Learning and Research Hub.
UniSA research is rated at above world-class in physical chemistry, biochemistry and cell biology, environmental science and management1. This research informs the basis of our science programs, and it is inspired by the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow.
With an honours degree in science you will be ideally qualified to proceed to postgraduate degrees by coursework or research. You could consider continuing with a PhD to further your knowledge and research skills.
As a graduate, you could also consider a career in:
quality control or consultancy
professional scientific research
What you'll learn
You will study courses in research project preparation and complete a research project that involves laboratory work, data collection and analysis, interpretation of your results in the context of current scientific literature, presentation of a final seminar, and preparation of an honours thesis.
You will also study advanced topics in materials and interfaces relating to nano- and biomaterials, such as:
nanoparticle preparation and modification
biomaterials and bio-interfaces
surface modification and analysis
Future study opportunities
Doctor of Philosophy
Which department am I in? School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences
Students must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 program. English language requirements: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 6.0 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing) obtained within the last two years, or a corresponding result via one of the alternative English language tests recognized by the University.
Entry to the Honours program will be available to students who have successfully completed a Bachelors degree in a relevant field of science, technology or engineering. Applicants should have displayed a high level of academic achievement throughout their degree program, normally achieving a credit level average.
English Language Requirements:
IELTS score of 6.0; TOEFL iBT score of 60 with Reading and Writing not less than 18; TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 550 with TWE of 4.5; Cambridge CAE/CPE score of 169; Pearson's test of English (Academic) (PTE) score of 50 with Reading and Writing communicative scores not less than 50; CELUSA score of AE4.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Eynesbury
A$30,400.00 (US$ 23,779) per year
26 February 2018
Mawson Lakes Campus Ground Floor - C Building, ADELAIDE, South Australia, 5001, ADELAIDE, Australia