School of Population and Global Health


Why do Honours?

Completing an honours project allows you to demonstrate to potential employers that you are:

  • a high achiever
  • committed to realising your goals
  • able to take responsibility for a project
  • able to work to a high standard.

It is also a necessary step to postgraduate research.

Contact us

Asst/Prof Ian Li - Honours Coordinator



Future Students information.

Honours is a research intensive, final year of study that gives you the opportunity to gain skills and experience necessary to work effectively in a scientific research career.

If you are a Bachelor of Health Science student or a Bachelor of Science Population Health major student, you may be eligible for our honours program.

BHSc Honours
Rainwater tank in Nepal
Information on the Bachelor of Health Science Honour program.
BSc Population Health Major Honours
Jane with rainwater tank in Thumki
Information on the Bachelor of Science Population Health major Honour program, commencing in 2015.

Your Honours

  • You take responsibility for your Honours - your supervisor will provide guidance, but you direct the project.
  • Apply skills you have learnt in your studies such as time management, management of information, project management skills (initiate, plan) and computer skills.
  • Apply the research methods and critiquing skills that you learnt in the research units you completed in third year.
  • You need to display careful planning, consistent effort and a high level of organisation.
  • Send documents to your supervisor in a timely fashion; they need adequate time to be able to read and respond to drafts of your material.
  • Discuss problems with your supervisor or the unit co-ordinators early rather than later. 

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