Bachelor of Science with Honours - Catalyst Program

University of Tasmania

Are you a high-achiever with a passion for science? The Science Catalyst Program combines a Bachelor of Science with Honours with extra experiences, activities and opportunities. It was created for outstanding students, just like you. In addition to the Bachelor of Science with Honours units, in second year you get the opportunity to study for a semester at one of our international partner institutions as part of the Overseas Exchange Program, supported by a $2,500 scholarship. Between your second and third year, and assisted by a $3,000 scholarship, you can undertake a Summer Research Project where you will work with a supervisor on a research topic of your choice. You can even graduate with a custom built, multidisciplinary second degree, the high achiever academic extension Bachelor of Philosophy at no extra cost, with just a few additional units. There is also a $7,500 relocation scholarship available for interstate students moving to Tasmania. If you want to get the most out of your University experience, set yourself apart in your chosen field, and give yourself an edge for future employment, the Science Catalyst Program is for you. This program is only available for domestic students. International students, please see the entry requirements for more information.

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent

Subjects you can Study:

Aquatic Biology; Biochemistry; Chemistry; Computer Science; Ecology; Food safety; Genetics; Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing; Geography and Environment; Geology; Mathematics; Microbiology; Physics; Plant Science; Statistics and Operations; Zoology; research or Applied Honours

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Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Hobart 89.9 Yes Full time 4 years
Launceston 89.9 Yes Part time 9 years
Launceston 89.9 Yes Full time 4 years
Hobart 89.9 Yes Part time 9 years
At the University of Tasmania students study at a quality institution in one of the most beautiful locations in the world. Founded in 1890, we are the fourth oldest university in Australia, and our institution is classed within the top two per cent of universities worldwide.

The University offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 150 postgraduate programs across a wide range of disciplines. Many of our programs are accredited and professionally recognised by industry and professional bodies in Australia and abroad.

We are highly regarded internationally for our teaching and academic excellence, and our lecturers and tutors have the opportunity to engage with students one-on-one and offer personalised advice and guidance. Our diverse range of courses, student exchanges and learning experiences offer students a uniquely engaging educational experience, while giving them excellent preparation for their future careers.

The University of Tasmania campuses in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie offer students a focused and engaged learning environment with excellent facilities. Beyond our campuses, the University community is strengthened by a network of more than 100,000 alumni spanning more than 120 countries.

Tasmania is an affordable place to live, with a stunning natural environment and a friendly and welcoming community. For students looking for an exceptional, personalised university experience that will shape their future success, there is no better place to study.

Provider CRICOS: 00586B (TAS); 03058B (NSW)

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