Study a Bachelor of Health Science with Honours at the University of Newcastle, Australia for a distinct industry advantage.

Why study with us?

Students with Honours in the health professions may pursue higher positions and salaries. WHY STUDY HONOURS IN HEALTH SCIENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE?

With increasing competition in all sectors of employment, students who graduate with an Honours degree have a distinct advantage. It is often considered by employers in the health sector as an added skill and has been used by previous graduates to pursue higher positions and salaries. With Honours, you can develop and carry out research on a topic of interest in the health disciplines, potentially leading to further academic study such as a PhD.

GIVE YOURSELF AN ADVANTAGE

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Health Science (Honours), you will take with you into clinical or research positions, the ability to implement research or quality assurance procedures. You will learn skills that are applicable worldwide in the area of research.

To complete the Bachelor of Health Science Honours degree you will have successfully completed a Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science, Bachelor of Oral Health, Bachelor of Podiatry or other degree of equivalent content and standing as approved by the Pro Vice-Chancellor of Health and Medicine.

Students who have completed a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics, Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree and who have not undertaken an embedded Honours stream of study but have met the required standard are able to apply for entry into the Bachelor of Health Science (Honours).

For more detailed information about the Bachelor of Health Science (Honours), please refer to the program handbook.


APPLY FOR HONOURS

You usually apply for Honours in the final year of your undergraduate degree. To be accepted for entry you must have successfully completed a Bachelor of Health Science or equivalent with a credit grade point average (GPA).

Contact Dr Suzanne Snodgrass in the Faculty of Health and Medicine on +61 2 4921 2089.

Find out more about Honours scholarships.

Handbook