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IMAS is recruiting Honours students for 2015. There is an exciting set of projects to chose from across a wide range of disciplines.

Each Honours project offered at IMAS sits within one of five core research themes:

  • Climate & Oceans
  • Fisheries & Aquaculture
  • Marine Ecology & Biodiversity
  • Integrated Ocean-Earth System Science
  • Ocean & Antarctic Policy, Socio-Economics and Governance

Available Honours projects

It is also good to know that there are a number of generous Scholarships available. Details here:

IMAS Honours Scholarships

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For more information about Honours please contact:
Honours Coordinator, IMAS,  Dr Kelvin Michael

Bachelor of Antarctic Studies with Honours S4G

KSA420_Kings_royals_nuggetsThe Bachelor of Antarctic Studies with Honours, offered by the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) combines a general overview of Antarctic and Southern Ocean matters with specialist training in a research topic, generally within physical sciences, biological sciences, law, policy, international relations, environmental management, or polar technology.

The degree is fully equivalent to an honours degree with any other University School and satisfies the usual eligibility requirements for research higher degrees and postgraduate scholarships.

The program can be taken in one year full-time or two years part-time study. Students can commence the program in either semester 1 or semester 2.

UTAS Student Handbook: Bachelor of Antarctic Studies with Honours


The Antarctic Environment KSA412

This unit will give Bachelor of Antarctic Studies (Honours) students an understanding of the historical, geographic and political background of Antarctica.

It also includes an introduction to the scientific processes at work in the biological, physical and chemical environment of the Antarctic and the Southern Ocean. Students will be asked to use this information to analyse current polar issues

Bachelor of Antarctic Science with Honours K4F

The program is designed to develop knowledge and skills in research oriented towards Antarctic science, beyond those gained in undergraduate courses. Entry is from the UTAS Bachelor of Antarctic Science (S3Y).

Students will first complete a literature review, prepare a research plan, and present an introductory seminar, then conduct an independent research program over a period of about 27 weeks. During the research period, students will prepare a research grant proposal in an area related to their marine research program. Finally, students will present a seminar and produce a research thesis.

UTAS Student Handbook: Bachelor of Antarctic Science with Honours

Bachelor of Marine Science with Honours K4B

The program is designed to develop knowledge and skills in research oriented towards marine science, beyond those gained in undergraduate courses. Entry is from the UTAS Bachelor of Marine Science (K3B) or its equivalent.

Students will first complete a literature review, prepare a research plan, and present an introductory seminar, then conduct an independent research program over a period of about 27 weeks. During the research period, students will prepare a research grant proposal in an area related to their marine research program. Finally, students will present a seminar and produce a research thesis.

UTAS Student Handbook: Bachelor of Marine Science with Honours

Bachelor of Science with Honours with Marine or Antarctic Science Specialisation  S4E 

The program is designed to develop knowledge and skills in research oriented towards Marine and Antarctic science, beyond those gained in undergraduate courses. Entry is from any Bachelor of Science undergraduate course.Students will first complete a literature review, prepare a research plan, and present an introductory seminar, then conduct an independent research program over a period of about 27 weeks. During the research period, students will prepare a research grant proposal in an area related to their marine research program. Finally, students will present a seminar and produce a research thesis.

UTAS Student Handbook: Bachelor of Science with Honours