Honours year

An honours degree extends your knowledge and prepares a pathway to further postgraduate research studies.

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The honours year is a chance to focus on high level mathematics and statistics, involving coursework with a thesis component.

 

If you are an Advanced Mathematics student, then honours is built into your program. For other students, if you have achieved good results in years one to three, you may want to consider an Honours year. Please see the information below for details on the honours year. 

After graduating, you may contemplate a graduate coursework degree or a research degree. 

To see what areas of research are active in the school, visit the departmental honours pages below. If you think a particular project looks interesting, talk to that staff member to learn more. 

General information about honours 

An honours degree offers you the opportunity to continue your undergraduate degree studies at a higher level and specialise in an area of interest within mathematics and statistics. 

Honours courses and projects 

As part of our honours program, students complete coursework and conduct a major project that continues over the course of a year. Explore our honours courses and selection criteria. 

Application 

An honours degree offers you the opportunity to continue your undergraduate degree studies at a higher level. Find out all the information you need to apply online within your chosen honours program: 


Timetables and key areas 

Please refer to the timetables and key application dates available in our Academic Calendar. 


Thesis information 

Familiarise yourself with essential information on the structure and completion of your honours thesis.