An Honours degree is a recognised point of entry into postgraduate research studies, or a higher qualification for a career in industry.
Science Honours at Western
The honours program encourages independence in learning and research, further develops academic ability, provides the opportunity to pursue undergraduate studies to a more advanced level and deepen intellectual understanding in the major field of study and develop research skills.
Fees and delivery
Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.
Delivery: On campus
This course is only available to domestic students.
Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.
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As a Science (Honours) Mathematics graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities including:
- Data analyst / scientist
- Program developer, computer engineer, computer scientist
Biostatisticians are specialists in the evaluation of data used for scientific evidence. They provide the mathematical framework to interpret scientific data generated in biology, medical sciences, public health and other health sciences.
As a Data Analyst / Scientist you will explore data to make discoveries and gain new insights, forecast future needs and emerging trends, and thus equip managers to make informed decisions.
A Program Developer interprets specifications, technical designs and flow charts, builds, maintains and modifies the code for software applications, constructs technical specifications from a business functional model, and tests and writes technical documentation.
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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.