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Australian National University (ANU)

  • 36% international / 64% domestic

Bachelor of Genetics (Honours)

  • Bachelor

The Bachelor of Genetics (Honours) degree exemplifies a commitment to research-led education. Genetics is a multidisciplinary science, which has progressed rapidly over the last fifty years, becoming increasingly important in modern society. Honours allows the exploration of research possibilities in this field from classical genetics, molecular genetics, population genetics to bioinformatics. It gives you preparation for professional life or a higher degree by research through the development of an advanced knowledge of the research principles and methods and theoretical concepts of your discipline, and through the design and implementation of a research project, which develops new understandings or provides solutions to complex problems. Honours Specialisations are available that mirror the teaching and research strengths at the ANU in genetics.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Course Code
HGENE, 079655G
International Fees
$45,864 per year / $45,864 total

About this course

The Bachelor of Genetics (Honours) degree exemplifies a commitment to research-led education. Genetics is a multidisciplinary science, which has progressed rapidly over the last fifty years, becoming increasingly important in modern society. Honours allows the exploration of research possibilities in this field from classical genetics, molecular genetics, population genetics to bioinformatics. It gives you preparation for professional life or a higher degree by research through the development of an advanced knowledge of the research principles and methods and theoretical concepts of your discipline, and through the design and implementation of a research project, which develops new understandings or provides solutions to complex problems. Honours Specialisations are available that mirror the teaching and research strengths at the ANU in genetics.

Entry requirements

An AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Genetics Degree, or equivalent, completed within the last two years:

  • with a weighted average mark equivalent to an ANU 70 per cent calculated from the 36 units (i.e. 0.75 EFTSL) of courses in the discipline cognate to the honours specialisation, excluding 1000-level courses (i.e. introductory undergraduate courses), with the highest marks.
  • And the satisfaction of any admission requirements described in the relevant honours specialisation

Cognate Disiciplines

Cognate disciplines are detailed in the honours specialisations available for this honours plan.

 

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Adjustment Factors

Adjustment Factors do not apply to 1 year honours programs. They do not apply to this program.

Indicative fees Domestic International

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students $45,864.00 Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

Study locations

Canberra

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Science & Mathematics courses at Australian National University (ANU).
87.3%
Overall satisfaction
88.7%
Skill scale
70.2%
Teaching scale
65.7%
Employed full-time
$58k
Average salary