Honours Dates and Deadlines

Clear guidelines are provided concerning the supervisor's role in preparing the thesis. Students and supervisors will receive the guidelines when the student commences Honours in Week 1. Supervisors should provide input at all stages of a student's preparation of seminars.

Students commencing Honours in Semester 1 2017

Date Activity
27 Feb-3 March BABS Honours Orientation Week
20-23 March Short presentation of research plans (Supervisor coordinates time and place with their laboratory during this week)
24 May Literature review submission (graded by supervisor feedback; grading scheme A, B, C, D, E)
9 June Written summaries from supervisors (include feedback on research plans and literature review)
9 August Practice thesis due (4 copies; supervisor coordinates grading with Assessment Committee; grade of satisfactory/unsatisfactory)
14-28 August Assessment Committee meets to interview student and determine practice thesis grade (supervisor/student coordinate time and place)
29 August Deadline for submission of practice thesis grade
22-23 September Final seminar on project (supervisors attend all seminars).
25 October 12 noon: Submission date for thesis (4 copies, distribution coordinated by School)
1-15 November Final oral interviews (Assessment Committee - supervisor/student coordinate time and place)
15 November Deadline for submission of thesis grade forms
TBA Submission of hardbound and electronic final thesis copies

Students Commencing in Semester 2 2016 (mid-year entry)

Dates
Activity
 25-29 July BABS Honours Orientation Week
 8-12 August Internal seminar to be presented to your research laboratory (supervisor coordinates time/place with their lab during this week)
17 August Vlog (video blog) describing your research plan
 7 September Literature review submission (graded by supervisor feedback; grading scheme A, B, C, D, E)
21 September Written summaries from supervisors (include feedback on research plans and literature review)
2017  
 8 February Practice thesis due (4 copies; supervisor coordinates grading with Assessment Committee; grading of satisfactory/unsatisfactory)
15-28 February Assessment Committee meets to interview student and determine practice thesis grade (supervisor/student coordinate time and place)
28 February Deadline for submission of  practice thesis grade
28 April Final seminar on project (supervisors attend all seminars)
31 May 12 noon: Submission date for thesis (4 copies, distribution coordinated by School)
7-16 June Final oral interviews (Assessment Committee - supervisor/student coordinate time and place)
16 June Vlog: reflective piece on your experience of Honours
16 June Deadline for submission of thesis grade forms