Honours Programs

Honours courses offered at Hudson Institute aim to provide students with a higher level of experience in independent analysis, and research in their chosen area of expertise.

Each Honours course has its own requirements and deadlines.  Students should check the relevant Faculty and Department websites, and begin looking for potential research projects/supervisors early in semester two.

Students courses available honours programsThe following Honours degrees can be undertaken at Hudson Institute

Students should first choose an area (or areas) of research that interests them.  To view available Hudson Institute projects, click on the Centre names here Centre for Cancer Research | Centre for Endocrinology and Metabolism | Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases | Centre for Reproductive Health  | The Ritchie Centre.

Once a project has been identified, students are encouraged to contact (call or email) supervisors listed to discuss projects and meet research teams. This can be done anytime throughout the year. Research project information.

Our annual Graduate Research Expo in August is a great way for students to explore the wide range of projects available and meet our researchers and current students.

Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours)

Hudson Institute has a wealth of research expertise and dedicated researchers who work closely with colleagues in Monash Health, Victoria’s largest health service. Our researchers are at the forefront of clinical translational research with research strengths in inflammatory diseases, cancer, infant and child health and reproductive health and pregnancy.

Medical students can apply for BMedSc(Hons) after year 3B of the Monash Medical Degree or an equivalent level of another Australian or International medical degree. Graduate entrants are also accepted. Please refer to the following links for entry requirements.

BMedSc(Hons) application process and more information
Apply online at E-Admissions

For further information: visit the faculty BMedSc(Hons) page.


Dr Anthony White
Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours) coordinator
e: anthony.white@monash.edu

Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours)

Monash students must complete the Bachelor of Biomedical Science or one of the associate programs. Prerequisite is usually a distinction grade average (70%) across BMS3021 and BMS3042, and the two highest level three electives. Acceptance of external applicants is based on an individual assessment of their academic record in relevant Biomedical areas of study.

The Biomedical Research Project component of the Honours year (BMS4100) and the coursework component of your Honours year (BMS4200) are run by Hudson Institute and School of Clinical Sciences (SCS), based at the Monash Medical Centre.

Application instructions


Associate Professor Mark Hedger
Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) coordinator

e: mark.hedger@hudson.org.au

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Students must meet the requirements of the Discipline in which they intend to undertake the coursework component of the course.  Prerequisite is successful completion of a Bachelor of Science (or equivalent) with at least distinction average (70 per cent) in 24 points of level three units (or equivalent) in the intended honours discipline  The coursework component of the Honours year will be run by the discipline in which the student enrols.  This will be the one most appropriate to your research component, not necessarily the one in which you undertook your level three major studies.  The research project component can be carried out at Hudson Institute (BMH4100).

Apply online at e-Admissions


Associate Professor Mark Hedger
Honours Coordinator in your discipline,
Hudson Institute BSc(Hons) Coordinator
e: mark.hedger@hudson.org.au