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Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Enhanced Program for High Achievers)

Discover where science can take you and where you can take science.

Students of exceptional academic ability can undertake an enhanced program of studies with the Bachelor of Science (Honours) – Enhanced Program for High Achievers. It provides opportunities to embark upon research in every year of the degree. This additional challenging material provides you with the opportunity to maximise your intellectual growth and potential.

Quick Facts

Duration: 4 years full-time
Start Date: March, July
Tuition Fee: $36,700
Location: Bedford Park, Australia

At least three of the following SACE stage two subjects or equivalent: biology, mathematical methods, specialist mathematics, chemistry, physics, geology.

Assumed knowledge:


IELTS total:
Pearson overall score: 50
CRICOS code: 061666G
Delivery mode: On campus: Bedford Park

Why Science (Honours) (Enhanced Program for High Achievers) at Flinders

  • Offers an enhanced program of science studies that challenges and rewards high achievers
  • Follow your interests without being confined by traditional boundaries
  • Join a cohort of highly intelligent students with similar interests and capabilities
  • Be mentored by research staff and postgraduate students in your first year
  • Take charge of your education with self-guided, inquiry-based activities that enable you to participate actively in your learning
  • Web-based course materials and video lectures are offered in some subject areas, and help to make the program even more accessible

Practical experience

The degree provides you with practical experience that prepares you for the workforce.

  • Project-based learning involves learning, research or live industry projects that enable you to develop knowledge and skills in a hands-on way.
  • Undertake professional placements integral to your research training.


“I had a nice relationship with all my lecturers. They were committed to helping you out with everything, especially if you showed that you cared about your work. Uni organised for me to go to Flinders Partners to work on software for innovation management. I was so pleased when they offered me a full-time position.”

Nadine Saadi // Flinders University student


A degree in science opens up many job opportunities. Throughout the world there is a growing shortage of specialists who will create the next generation of ideas and products and help us maintain and conserve what we already have. The degree aims to produce graduates who are equipped not just to find a job in their chosen field but also to create a real career path that will enable them to follow their own interests and explore new options in science.

Potential occupations include:

  • clinical data analyst
  • biochemist
  • biologist
  • hydrologist
  • marine biologist.

Potential employers include:

  • medical research organisations
  • the biotechnology industry
  • government and private consultancies
  • universities
  • science policy and planning departments
  • education institutions