ATAR cut-off
N/A
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International entry requirement

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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UAC code

N/A
Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

1 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.

Location

Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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Duration

1 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

UON program code: 10988
CRICOS code: 039702D

Program handbook

Description

Students who achieve a superior level of performance in the Bachelor of Biomedical Science at this university or any other degree approved by the Faculty Board will be able to undertake the Honours program which is of one year's duration when undertaken full-time. The Honours degree program allows students to further develop their skills in Biomedical Science by undertaking a specific research project under the supervision of appropriate staff.Research Information - http://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/governance-and-leadership/faculties-and-schools/faculty-of-health-and-medicine/school-of-biomedical-sciences-and-pharmacy/research


Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Demonstrated broad coherent knowledge and an academic background appropriate for professional work. In particular, students will have demonstrated advanced and in-depth knowledge and skills in Biomedical Science
  • The ability to work independently and collaboratively to collect, analyse, interpret and organise scientific information effectively
  • The ability to identify, define and analyse problems using scientific method to form and test hypotheses; to apply statistical principles and logic; and to use appropriate tools for problem solving
  • Reported scientific findings in written, visual and/or verbal forms and be able to communicate a convincing and reasoned scientific argument at an appropriately highly skilled level
  • Applied knowledge and skills to work on a scientific activity both autonomously and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary environment with an ability to adapt to change, including new technologies and methods
  • Demonstrated awareness of professional practice in relevant disciplines, including an understanding, appreciation and respect for appropriate conduct and ethical practice.

Details

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Program code10988
AQF level

Level 8 Bachelor Honours Degree

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
Duration
  • Australian students - 1 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
  • International students - 1 years full-time.
ATAR (2016)
LocationCut-offMedian

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Term typeSemesters
Fees
Managing faculty
  1. Faculty of Health and Medicine
Contributing schools
  1. School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy
Relevant University rules and policies
CRICOS Code039702D

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Admission information

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed previous undergraduate degree studies in Biomedical Science or equivalent with a Credit Grade Point Average or higher and have permission of the Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) Committee.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University's English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.

Additional selection criteria

  • Additional Form - Application is made directly to the University using the Direct Admission Application form available from the web, to be submitted to the relevant program officer. Direct Admission Application form is available at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/study/forms Applicants must also complete a Faculty Application Form (available at the top right of this page) and should be forwarded by the date indicated on this form to the relevant Program Advisor. The form is also available at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/study/forms

Credit transfer

Credit is not available for End-On Honours programs.


Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

80 units

Program duration

1 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.

International student visa holders who are studying the program on campus are required to enrol full time as per student visa requirements.

Program requirements

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) program is an academic extension of the Bachelor of Biomedical Science program. Students select a project from the range offered and undertake a research program specialising in a particular discipline from among the biomedical sciences.


Additional documents


Program structure

Students are advised to read their program handbook information in conjunction with the program plans for course sequence/enrolment advice. Please refer to the Program Plan for the year that you commenced, or transitioned into, this program - Program Plans are available above.

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Core Courses

Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
HUBS4401Biomedical Sciences Honours 411
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
20 units
HUBS4402Biomedical Sciences Honours 412
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
20 units
HUBS4403Biomedical Sciences Honours 413
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
20 units
HUBS4404Biomedical Sciences Honours 414
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
20 units

Additional information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.


International students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit our International Students website to find out more about the support services available to international students.


Special needs

AccessAbility provides advice and reasonable adjustments to Students with a medical or health condition or disability. If you require adjustments to undertake your program,  contact the Student Support Advisors - AccessAbility  before semester or early in the semester. They will work with the Faculty or School to ensure that this happens in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. More information is available online

Under Academic Senate resolution (01:335) (28 November 2001), the Faculty accepts that it is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations for students with special needs, in liaison with the Student Support Unit, which offers practical assistance and advice to students with a disability or chronic illness. The Faculty will seek advice from the Student Support Unit as to what constitutes "reasonable accommodations" under Anti-Discrimination legislation.