Deans Honours Relocation Scholarship

Dean's Honours Relocation Scholarship

The School of Optometry and Vision Science offers an opportunity for students with a three-year undergraduate qualification in science or vision science to complete a research-intensive Honours year. The Honours program provides advanced training in selected areas of vision science, with an emphasis on the learning of relevant specialised techniques and the communication of research in the form of an oral presentation and written thesis.

Research in the School of Optometry and Vision science encompasses a broad range of topics including, basic, applied and clinical eye research (see the School's research profile for a complete list of research areas;

The Honours program includes attendance at seminars, participation in journal discussions, an oral presentation of research findings, and a written thesis. Enrolment into Honours is competitive and students should have a minimum 65 % credit average. Students must contact a potential supervisor in the School and obtain support for the proposed project prior to the commencement of Honours. 

If you are an Australian Permanent Resident or Australian/New Zealand citizen and are not currently enrolled at the University of New South Wales, you are eligible to apply for the Dean's Honours Relocation Scholarship. This Scholarship valued at $5,000, provides opportunities for high-performing students to study their Honours year in the Faculty of Science at UNSW. For more information on applying for this scholarship, please go to

Applications are now open.  Students commencing in Semester 1 2017 are encouraged to apply by 15 November 2016.