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Honours subject area

In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in Semester 1, 2021.

Students commencing this Honours subject area in Semester 1, 2021 are required to commence their studies in-person on campus. Remote study is not available for this course component.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely.

About this honours subject area

The honours course in the University of Sydney School of Chemistry gives you the opportunity to get involved in a research program in an area that is of interest to you. It provides training in research techniques and experience using modern research instrumentation, and gives you access to newly renovated laboratories throughout the school.

The honours course adds a new dimension to the skills that you acquired during your undergraduate years and enhances your immediate employment prospects and, more significantly, your future career potential.

About honours in Chemistry

In the honours year, you will have the opportunity to undertake a research project under the supervision of a member of staff and complete a thesis based on the research. You will also complete advanced lecture coursework, normally given by leaders in their field from overseas or Australia, and attend research seminars.

Unit of study requirements for Honours in the area of Chemistry: completion of 36 credit points of project work and 12 credit points of coursework. 

For further details about honours and who to contact for more information, please visit the Science honours page.

Courses that offer this honours area

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Units of study in this honours area

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The course information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

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