Honours in medical sciences is an additional year of undergraduate study. It's a unique opportunity for you to explore your research potential and put theory from your undergraduate studies into practice. There are two ways to study honours in medical sciences:
To view a full list of projects in medical sciences offered by our schools please visit our online project database.
You can undertake an honours degree in Medical Sciences in the following areas:
For an honours year in the Discipline of Anatomy and Histology, you need to:
In 2017, the University of Sydney established a dedicated honours program in applied medical sciences based at our Westmead campus, one of the world's largest health and medical research precincts.
Honours in applied medical sciences is available if you have studied:
For a list of available projects and information on how to apply, download our Applied Medical Sciences Honours Guide (pdf, 710KB). For a full list of honours projects available at Westmead please visit our online project database.
The Westmead health education and research precinct is a thriving centre of collaborative and interdisciplinary innovation. The University is proud to be affiliated with the precinct partners, including:
For more information, please contact Associate Professor Andrew Harman, Applied Medical Sciences Honours Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, complete the expression of interest form (pdf, 120KB).
5 reasons to study honours at Westmead
Infectious diseases and immunology honours are research-based courses that commence in early February and culminate in the presentation of a thesis in late October/early November.
How to apply:
The Discipline of Pathology offers a number of areas of study for the degree of Bachelor of Science (Honours) or Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours). It is not necessary to have undertaken the two cell pathology units in the Discipline of Pathology to undertake an honours year in pathology.
You should then submit an application through the course page.
Please complete this expression of interest form (pdf, 120KB) and return to Honours Coordinator Professor Rachel Codd, as well as submitting an application through the course page.