This one-year research program, offered to students in the Medicine or Arts/Medicine degree who have achieved a high standard in their studies, enables students to gain experience in the written and spoken presentation of scientific information. Normally spent in supervised research, it gives students an opportunity to acquire a background in basic research philosophy and techniques, and to gauge the current state of knowledge in a defined field.

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Indicative Enrolments


Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

  • Medical practitioners in hospitals and private practices

Entry requirements

Refer to the Degree Handbook for information on entry requirements.

How to apply

Applicants should contact the ILP & Honours Administrator at ILP@unsw.edu.au or on (02) 9385 1317 before applying.

More information on the program can be found at www.medprogram.med.unsw.edu.au/honours-program.



2021 Indicative First Year Fee


Commonwealth Supported Place, Student Contribution Band 2 \ *The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will be liable for depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment. Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and may increase each year during your studies (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year.

The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included.

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