Honours

Prospective applicants can enrol in either Honours or a Masters of Biomedical Science degree at any of our academic sites: Austin Hospital, Royal Melbourne Hospital, St Vincent's Hospital and Radiology.

Honours and Master of Biomedical Science

Prospective students can enrol in any of the following degrees in the Department of Medicine and Radiology:

2017 Projects

Click on a heading to view Research Groups and their projects, or download the 2017 research project booklets for each academic site in the Department of Medicine & Radiology. Most of the projects in these booklets can be tailored to suit Honours or Masters (Coursework) requirements.

  • Medicine, Austin Hospital

    Please contact the relevant supervisors listed in the Research Groups link, or in the booklet below to discuss admissions into the Honours or Masters of Biomedical Science program at Medicine, Austin Hospital.

    Research at Medicine, Austin Hospital

    2017 Austin Hospital Research Booklet

    For more information on the Honours program at Medicine, Austin Hospital, please contact Ms Jo Mayall.

  • Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital

    The Honours Program at Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, combines projects from the University of Melbourne's departments of Medicine, Radiology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Psychiatry, Surgery, NorthWest Academic Centre, Burnett Institute, the Florey Neuroscience Institute and many other affiliates.

    Students enrolled through Royal Melbourne Hospital may be eligible for the Larkins Prize, awarded to the student achieving the highest results for the fourth year Bachelor of Science/Biomedical Honours course. The prize is valued at $1000, and was established in 1999 to honour the contributions of Professor Richard Larkins. Professor Larkins held the positions of Head of the Department of Medicine (RMH/WH) and the James Stewart Professor from 1984 to 1998, and was Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences from 1998 to 2003.

    Please contact the relevant supervisors listed in the Research Groups link, or in the booklet below to discuss admissions into the Honours or Masters of Biomedical Science program at Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital.

    Research at Medicine, RMH

    2017 RMH Honours & MSc Project Handbook

    For more information, please contact:

  • Medicine, St Vincent's Hospital

    Honours and Masters students based at St Vincent's Hospital undertake research as part of the Eastern Hill Campus Precinct, comprising the following Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Departments: Medicine and Radiology, Surgery (incorporating Otolaryngology and Ophthalmology), and Medical Bionics.

    Students can also undertake research in any of the precinct's affiliated medical research institutes and in St Vincent's Hospital departments.

    Please contact the relevant supervisors listed in the Research Groups link, or in the booklet below to discuss admissions into the Honours or Masters of Biomedical Science program at the Eastern Hill Precinct.

    Research at Medicine, SVH

    2017 Eastern Hill Precinct Research Booklet

  • Master of Biomedical Science Program

    The Master of Biomedical Science program is an alternative to the Honours to PhD pathway. Prospective applicants interested to undertake this degree will need to speak to the relevant academic coordinator(s) at each site in the Department of Medicine & Radiology to discuss their admissions into this pathway.

Apply Now

Prospective Honours applicants will need to complete a 3-step application process, as outlined in the Faculty's How to Apply for Honours page. All Honours applications must be submitted by Friday 11 November 2016.

Prospective Master of Biomedical Science applicants must submit their applications by Wednesday 30 November 2016. 

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