The College of Science & Engineering
Honours and Masters Student Projects

Specialise in your area of interest, gain the real-world skills that employers are looking for
in today’s competitive marketplace and enhance your career prospects.

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Applications are NOW OPEN for Science & Engineering projects.

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Registrations for 2024 are now open for Science, Computer Science & Information Technology projects.

Expressions of interest (EOI) for projects will be accepted up until 5pm 15/1/2024 for the semester 1 intake, and until 12/7/2024 for semester 2.

Click on the links below to view videos from past information sessions:


Honours Information Night Tonsley (HINT) Monday, 28 August 2023

Introduction and overview of honours – 2023

Application process

Academic speakers

Industry speakers – Bedford Pk, 7 August 2023

Student speakers – 2023 info session

New Computer Science research opportunities

Q&As 2023
Q&As panel 2022


Instructions on how to apply for projects are listed in the FAQs for science projects


Why study an Honours or Masters at Flinders?

According to the Employment Outlook to May 2024, jobs requiring an honours or masters degree are projected to increase by 11.8 percent to 2024. In today’s increasingly competitive job market, the benefits will help you differentiate yourself while also remaining a valuable employee.

Earning an honours or masters degree helps you gain specialised knowledge to advance in your field. As the workforce evolves, a graduate degree shows you’re dedicated to enhancing your industry expertise and credibility. You can focus on a particular field of study that you love, which helps you become more competitive in your field. The benefits can also help you build on your current abilities, gain new skills, or even transition to an entirely new field.

An honours or masters degree can make it easier to transition into more senior positions, such as management and leadership. Many organisations not only recognise the benefits, but even prefer their employees to have a graduate degree. In certain industries, such as engineering, computer science, medicine, science or information technology, postgraduate degrees offer mandatory training and the best path for certain jobs or promotions.

By earning a postgraduate degree, you can significantly increase your income, with an average earnings of around $1,600 per week. In certain fields, you will find that with a masters degree you will earn even more than those with an honours degree – due to the it being more specialised.

There are multiple benefits to an honours or masters degree, including improving your professional skills such as researching, writing, and analysis. As a result, you can become a better problem solver and more easily tackle complex projects. By earning a postgraduate degree, you will continue to expand upon a wealth of knowledge, preparing you for a life of constant learning.

As a Flinders student, you are closely connected to industry, with numerous experts on our door step. You will also study with professors who are industry leaders, providing real-world knowledge and valuable networks.

Before you apply

If you are interested in any of these projects you need to contact the supervisor directly to discuss both the project details and your suitability to undertake the project before applying.

Hear from Flinder’s Alumni

Hear from some of Flinders’ Higher Degree of Research supervisors

Need further information?

If you require further information regarding studying an Honours or Masters degree or
simply need to know more regarding Honours or Masters projects, please contact us.