Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours)

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Faculty of Health and Medicine

Program Code

10988

Graduate Level

Undergraduate

CRICOS Code

Admission Instructions

Mode of delivery

Face to face on campus.

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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/school/biomedical-sciences/research-information/


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All students can now enrol in an undergraduate Diploma in Languages alongside their main degree program. This diploma will enhance proficiency in another language or languages, and will increase international career opportunities. Subject to course availability, this additional program will generally add an extra year to studies, and students will graduate with a Diploma in Languages as well as their other degree. Please note that all language courses are held on campus (face to face) at Callaghan.


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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 or Biomedical Science (Honours) Committee.


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Additional Selection Criteria:
  • 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 of this page) and should be forwarded by the date indicated on this form to the relevant program officer.


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Credit is not available for Model 1 Honours programs.


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International students should apply through International Admissions and must comply with the University of Newcastle's English Language Proficiency requirements and the relevant Faculty selection criteria.


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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.


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The Honours degree may be completed over one year of full-time study or two years part-time. Qualification for the award of Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) requires the completion of 80 units.


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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.


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Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
HUBS4401Biomed Sci Honours 411Semester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
20 units
HUBS4402Biomed Sci Honours 412Semester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
20 units
HUBS4403Biomed Sci Honours 413Semester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
20 units
HUBS4404Biomed Sci Honours 414Semester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
20 units