Honours Degree of Bachelor of Applied Biology
An Honours year provides professional training in a chosen area of specialisation, providing the opportunity to experience scientific research first hand.
Researchers in the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Adelaide are international leaders in their fields, providing an opportunity for students to work at the cutting edge of science and technology.
During an Honours year, you will learn new techniques and broaden your skill base, opening the doors to increased job opportunities Honours can give you a competitive edge in the job market, or if you are interested in further study, it is an important foundation for postgraduate research.
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English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50 Cambridge Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications Graduate entry only.
Fees and Scholarships
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Annual tuition feesCommonwealth-supported place: $9,325
More information on Student Contribution Amounts.
Annual tuition fees International student place: $36,500
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Career ReadinessOur graduates find employment in many industries, including:
- research institutes and laboratories
- biotechnology companies
- agricultural and environmental organisations
- food and beverage technology
- government and regulatory offices
- intellectual property management.
The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.
Laboratory Technician, Medical Scientist, Research Scientist, Environmental Scientist, Food Scientist, Food Technologist
Example Study Plan
To qualify for the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Applied Biology a student shall satisfactorily complete the following core courses and research project:
APP BIOL 4050AWT Advanced Applied Biology (Hons) Pt 1
APP BIOL 4050BWT Advanced Applied Biology (Hons) Pt 2
Students must complete a research project:
APP BIOL 4060AWT Honours Applied Biology Project Pt 1
APP BIOL 4060BWT Honours Applied Biology Project Pt 2
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Last updated: Thursday, 6 Dec 2018