The School of Medical Sciences offers the Bachelor
of Science (Hons) in Biomedical Science programme
for able students considering postgraduate study.
Admission to honours in 2012 depends on continued high-level performance in third
This programme is jointly administered by the Faculty of Science and Medical and
Health Sciences. Information provided below should be read in conjunction
those presented by the Faculty of Science.
Two 700-level courses relevant to your project completed during first or second
semester (30 points), and
A single 90 points Research Portfolio (see process below)
Projects listings for 2012
Process leading to the completion of your research portfolio
One year before you begin your postgraduate study:
- Speak with possible supervisors about potential projects (see listings above).
These don’t necessarily have to be in your third year major option
- Before Thursday 1st December, submit to
Virginia Moraes a list of three preferred projects and supervisors
ranked in order of preference.
For project submission view
Virginia Moraes' contact details
- After third year examination results are finalised, the Board of Studies will decide
on project and supervisor allocations
March: Begin your honours year with compulsory orientation and induction module in the week before
April: Present your research project to your wider research group
June: Survey of the literature relating to the research project and provide a written
October: Final oral presentation on research project
November: Written project report (dissertation) to be submitted
Grade descriptors for SMS courses
2012 Biomedical Science Research Symposium
View photos of Biomedical Science Research Symposium Award Winners