Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours)

Boost your science degree in applied research

Love all things scientific? Our Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) will help boost your scientific abilities, enabling you to work towards an academic or research career in your area of choice, whether it be in the fields of applied science, education, technology or mathematics.

Throughout the course, you'll undergo intensive research training and work one-on-one with professional supervisors, where you'll explore the methods, ethics and philosophy behind science and work towards a professional research thesis.

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Admission open to

Domestic students and International students

Level of Study


Full-time Study Duration

1 year

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Course code


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Career Outcomes

Study a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) at UC and you will:

  • conceive, plan and complete a piece of original research, with the assistance of a professional in the field
  • learn how to critically evaluate information from a range of sources and test it for consistency within existing frameworks
  • take a leading role in exploring the implications of research for your particular field of endeavour and in a broader context
  • develop the ability to express your professional knowledge, understanding, ideas, argument and opinions with confidence
  • fine-tune your interpersonal and self-organisational skills, including the ability to work within a research group
  • develop a knowledge of, and commitment to the principles of scientific ethics and apply a professional attitude to your work.

Career Opportunities

  • Laboratory assistant
  • Research assistant
  • Research officer
  • Science communicator
  • Technical writer

Work Integrated Learning

Work-integrated learning (WIL) is learning first-hand through real work or work-like experiences. WIL is a key element to enhancing employability in the workplace and is integral to many of our courses. This reinforces our commitment to preparing professional and highly employable graduates with the right mix of skills and knowledge.

Course details

Sample study plan


  • Research Honours in Applied Science - Successful completion of a research project and submission of a well-written thesis is the main outcome of this subject.

Course specific

Students must have a Bachelor's Degree in applied science or possess qualifications deemed equivalent by the University's Admissions Committee. Places are limited in this course and selection is based principally on merit. Applicants are also required to obtain the agreement of a staff member to supervise their proposed project, prior to starting the course.


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