Bachelor of Science - Global Challenges (Advanced) (Honours)

Monash University

The Bachelor of Science Advanced - Global Challenges (Honours) includes all the elements of the Bachelor of Science, together with formal training in leadership and persuasive communication, and hands-on practice in transforming an idea into a business or social enterprise. Fundamental to the program is an in-depth exploration of the big issues of our time. You will explore approaches and pathways to potential solutions, and think deeply about the qualities underpinning effective leadership and how to implement change. In your final year, you will partner with an external organisation and tackle a problem of real world significance. The course includes an internship - either domestic or international - that provides an experience of the world of work.

Course Fee:

International: $184,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Prerequisite: Units 3 and 4 with a study score of at least 35 in English (ESL) or 30 in any other English and a study score of at least 30 in one of biology, chemistry, environmental science, geography, mathematical methods (any), physics, psychology or specialist mathematics; Monash Supplementary Information form; interview (some)


This course includes all the requirements of the Bachelor of Science, with additional study that addresses the learning objectives relating to global challenges. The additional study commences in year one, develops throughout the course and culminates in a major project in the fourth year. The course is structured in four parts: science specified study, science listed major, free elective study and a substantial impact through science project.

Subjects you can Study:

Applied mathematics; Astrophysics; Atmospheric science; Biochemistry; Chemistry; Computational science; Developmental biology; Earth science; Ecology and conservation biology; Environmental science; Financial and insurance mathematics; Genetics; Geographical science; Human pathology; Immunology; Mathematical statistics; Mathematics; Microbiology; Molecular biology; Pharmacology; Physics; Physiology; Plant sciences; Psychology; Pure mathematics; Zoology

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00008C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Clayton 86.55 No Full time 4 years

For 60 years, our work has changed the world. And we’re not about to stop.


We never shy from challenges, instead we run towards them.


As a global top 100 university, we have an obligation to contribute towards the solutions the world needs. Every student, researcher, member of staff, alumni and supporter of Monash contributes towards making real change. Now you too have the opportunity to step up. Are you ready? Because if you don’t like it, change it.


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