Bachelor of Science with Honours

Course Code

50109

Version

7

Faculty

Science and Engineering

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of a Bachelor of Science pass degree, from this or another University.

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System.  An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU).  Students scoring below this may be offered up to six months intensive language training prior to admission to the course.

Additional selection requirements

Applicants must satisfy the school requirements relating to the standard of academic achievement necessary to proceed to an honours degree.

English Language Requirements

 

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points as per course structure

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Structure

Options

Select an honours discipline

Aquaculture

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Chemistry

Ecology and Conservation

Environmental Science

Genetics and Genomics

Geography

Geology

Hydrology and Water Resources

Marine Biology

Mathematical Sciences

Mathematics

Microbiology

Natural Resource Management

Pharmacology

Physical Sciences

Physics

Physiology

Plant Science

Statistical Sciences

Statistics

Zoology

Aquaculture (50109-AQU-HONS)

AQ4101:12 Aquaculture Honours (Part 1 of 2)

AQ4102:12  Aquaculture Honours (Part 2 of 2)

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (50109-BIO-HONS)

BC4002:12  Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Honours Part 1 of 2

BC4003:12  Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Honours Part 2 of 2

Chemistry (50109-CHE-HONS)

Chemistry Honours (50109-CHE-HON1)

CH4002:12  Chemistry Honours Part 1 of 2

CH4003:12  Chemistry Honours Part 2 of 2

or

Industrial Chemistry Honours (50109-CHE-HON2)

CH4502:12 Industrial Chemistry Honours Part 1 of 2

CH4503:12 Industrial Chemistry Honours Part 2 of 2

or

Chemistry Honours (Part Time) (50109-CHE-HON3)

CH4004:06 Chemistry Honours (Part-time) Part 1 of 4

CH4005:06 Chemistry Honours (Part-time) Part 2 of 4

CH4006:06 Chemistry Honours (Part-time) Part 3 of 4

CH4007:06 Chemistry Honours (Part-time) Part 4 of 4

Ecology and Conservation (50109-ECC-HONS)

BZ4001:12 Ecology, Conservation, Plant Sciences and Zoology Honours (Part 1 of 2)

BZ4002:12 Ecology, Conservation, Plant Sciences and Zoology Honours (Part 2 of 2)

Environmental (50109-ESH-HONS)

Environmental Science Honours (Full time) (50109-ESH-HON1)

EA4401:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 1 of 2)

EA4402:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 2 of 2)

or

Environmental Science Honours (Part Time) (50109-ESH-HON2)

EA4501:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 1 of 4)

EA4502:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 2 of 4)

EA4503:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 3 of 4)

EA4504:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 4 of 4)

Genetics and Genomics (50109-GNM-HONS)

GG4011:12  Genetics Honours Part 1 of 2

GG4012:12  Genetics Honours Part 2 of 2

Geography (50109-GEOG-HONS)

Geography Honours (Full time) (50109-GEO-HONFT)

EA4401:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 1 of 2)

EA4402:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 2 of 2)

or

Geography Honours (Part Time) (50109-GEO-HONPT)

EA4501:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 1 of 4)

EA4502:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 2 of 4)

EA4503:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 3 of 4)

EA4504:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 4 of 4)

Geology (50109-GLY-HONS)

Geology Honours (50109-GLY-HON1)

EA4401:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 1 of 2)

EA4402:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 2 of 2)

or

Geology Honours (Part Time) (50109-GLY-HON2)

EA4501:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 1 of 4)

EA4502:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 2 of 4)

EA4503:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 3 of 4)

EA4504:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 4 of 4)

Hydrology and Water Resources (50109-HWR-HONS)

Hydrology and Water Resources Honours (Full Time) (50109-HWR-HON1)

EA4401:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 1 of 2)

EA4402:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 2 of 2)

or

Hydrology and Water Resources Honours (Part Time) (50109-HWR-HON2)

EA4501:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 1 of 4)

EA4502:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 2 of 4)

EA4503:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 3 of 4)

EA4504:06 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 4 of 4)

Marine Biology (50109-MBI-HONS)

MB4001:12  Marine Biology Honours (Part 1 of 2)

MB4002:12  Marine Biology Honours (Part 2 of 2)

Mathematical (50109-MATSC-HON)

Mathematical Sciences Honours Full Time (50109-MATSC-HN1)

MA4511:12  Mathematical Sciences Honours Part 1 of 2

MA4512:12  Mathematical Sciences Honours Part 2 of 2

or

Mathematical Sciences Honours Part Time (50109-MATSC-HN2)

MA4515:06  Mathematical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 1 of 4

MA4516:06  Mathematical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 2 of 4

MA4517:06  Mathematical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 3 of 4

MA4518:06  Mathematical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 4 of 4

Mathematics (50109-MAT-HONS)

Mathematics Honours (50109-MAT-HON1)

MA4011:12  Mathematics Honours Part 1 of 2

MA4012:12  Mathematics Honours Part 2 of 2

or

Mathematics Honours Part Time (50109-MAT-HON3)

MA4015:06  Mathematics Part-Time Honours Part 1 of 4

MA4016:06  Mathematics Part-time Honours Part 2 of 4

MA4017:06  Mathematics Part-time Honours Part 3 of 4

MA4018:06  Mathematics Part-Time Honours Part 4 of 4

Microbiology (50109-MIB-HONS)

MI4000:12  Microbiology and Immunology Honours Part 1 of 2

MI4001:12  Microbiology and Immunology Honours Part 2 of 2

Natural Resource Management (50109-NRM-HONS)

Natural Resource Management Honours (Full Time) (50109-NRM-HON1)

EA4401:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 1 of 2)

EA4402:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 2 of 2)

or

50109-NRM-HON2 Natural Resource Management Honours (Part Time)

EA4501:06  Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 1 of 4)

EA4502:06  Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 2 of 4)

EA4503:06  Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time) (Part 3 of 4)

EA4504:06  Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part-Time)

Pharmacology (50109-PHA-HONS)

PP4051:12  Pharmacology Honours Part 1 of 2

PP4052:12  Pharmacology Honours Part 2 of 2

Physical Sciences (50109-PHSC-HON)

Physical Sciences Honours Full Time (PHSC-HN1)

PH4511:12  Physical Sciences Honours Part 1 of 2

PH4512:12  Physical Sciences Honours Part 2 of 2

or

Physical Sciences Honours Part Time (PHSC-HN2)

PH4515:06  Physical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 1 of 4

PH4516:06  Physical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 2 of 4

PH4517:06  Physical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 3 of 4

PH4518:06  Physical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 4 of 4

Physics (50109-PHY-HONS)

PH4011:12  Physics Honours Part 1 of 2

PH4012:12  Physics Honours Part 2 of 2

Physiology (50109-PHS-HONS)

PP4001:12  Physiology Honours Part 1 of 2

PP4002:12  Physiology Honours Part 2 of 2

Plant Science (50109-PLA-HON1)

BZ4001:12 Ecology, Conservation, Plant Sciences and Zoology Honours (Part 1 of 2)

BZ4002:12 Ecology, Conservation, Plant Sciences and Zoology Honours (Part 2 of 2)

Statistical (50109-SSC-HONS)

Statistical Sciences Honours Full Time (SSC-HONS1)

MA4521:12  Statistical Sciences Honours Part 1 of 2

MA4522:12  Statistical Sciences Honours Part 2 of 2

or

Statistical Sciences Honours Part Time (SSC-HONS2)

MA4525:06  Statistical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 1 of 4

MA4526:06  Statistical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 2 of 4

MA4527:06  Statistical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 3 of 4

MA4528:06  Statistical Sciences Part-Time Honours Part 4 of 4

Statistics (50109-STA-HONS)

Statistics Honours Full Time (STA-HON1)

MA4021:12  Statistics Honours Part 1 of 2

MA4022:12  Statistics Honours Part 2 of 2

or

Statistics Honours Part Time (STA-HON2)

MA4025:06  Statistics Part-Time Honours Part 1 of 4

MA4026:06  Statistics Part-Time Honours Part 2 of 4

MA4027:06  Statistics Part-Time Honours Part 3 of 4

MA4028:06  Statistics Part-Time Honours Part 4 of 4

Zoology (50109-ZOO-HON1)

BZ4001:12 Ecology, Conservation, Plant Sciences and Zoology Honours (Part 1 of 2)

BZ4002:12 Ecology, Conservation, Plant Sciences and Zoology Honours (Part 2 of 2)

Campus

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Cairns

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

2 years

Maximum leave of absence

Nil

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Not applicable

Maximum allowed

Nil

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

The honours discipline shall appear on the testamur

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable