Honours Thesis Guidelines

Department of Biological Sciences




Honours Thesis Guidelines


The Department of Biological Sciences offers a thesis option in Biology, Biotechnology, Neuroscience or Oenology & Viticulture for those admitted into the fourth year of the Honours program.

Students enrolled or planning to enrol in 4F92 or 4F90/4F91 thesis courses are encouraged to thoroughly browse the Biology website to find information on the department's research interests.

Possible supervisors include faculty members listed as:

Current Professors
Cross Appointed Professors
Adjunct Professors

If you are in your third year of study and preparing for your Honours year of study, please read the Frequently Asked Questions for quick, unofficial answers to some questions. The official guidelines should be downloaded and read over thoroughly to learn about important timelines and regulations regarding the honours thesis.

Biology Program

BIOL 4F92 - Literature Review Thesis
BIOL 4F90/4F91 - Honours Thesis Project

Mark Sheets for  4F90/91

Biotechnology Program

BTECH 4F90/4F91 - Honours Thesis Project

Neuroscience Program

NEUR 4F92 - Literature Review Thesis

NEUR 4F90/4F91 - Honours Thesis Project

Oenology & Viticulture Program

OEVI 4F92 - Literature Review Thesis

OEVI 4F90/4F91 - Honours Thesis Project

For information on citing references in your thesis, click here for the Council of Biology Editors (CBE) Manual on Scientific Style and Format.