ATAR cut-off
N/A
About ATARs
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
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
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: 11691
CRICOS code: 059023F

Program handbook

Description

This program allows students to further develop research and presentation skills in a supervised setting, adding to the collection of evidence supporting the undergraduate programs available within Health Science.


Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Current and in-depth knowledge of a chosen field of health science
  • A demonstrated ability to apply research methodologies and theories relevant to a field within health sciences.
  • A demonstrated ability to identify and analyse complex problems within health sciences and develop solutions to these problems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills to perform in a socially responsible manner, to communicate complex concepts effectively, and to engage in life-long learning.

Details

Information correct as at28th Mar 2017 12:30pm
Program code11691
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 Health Sciences
Relevant University rules and policies
CRICOS Code059023F

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Admission information

Admission requirements

Applicants must have successfully completed a Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science, Bachelor of Oral Health, Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy, Bachelor of Podiatry or other program of equivalent content with a GPA of 5.0 or higher and standing as approved by the PVC of Health and Medicine.

Applicants who have completed the 4 year programs in Medical Radiation Science, Nutrition and Dietetics, Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy to the required standard but who have not undertaken an embedded Honours stream with a research project, are able to apply for entry to this program. Application is made direct to the Faculty of Health and Medicine.

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.


Credit transfer

No credit is 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 Health Science (Honours) program enables students to develop research design and presentation skills through:

  • directed readings
  • critical evaluation of the literature and current research
  • participation in seminars which will be assessed by essay, examination and oral presentation
  • involvement in a supervised original investigation, the results of which will be embodied as a thesis and presented as a seminar.

The research consists of a development, conduct, analysis and reporting of a piece of empirical research.The program consists of 80 units.


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
HLSC4120Research Methodology and Design
  • Summer 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
HLSC4300Literature Review
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
HLSC4404AHealth Science Honours Project - Part A
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
20 units
HLSC4404BHealth Science Honours Project - Part B
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
20 units
HLSC4405Health Science Honours 5
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
20 units

Honours

The Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) program will be graded according to University Bachelor Honours Policy.


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.

It is recommended that students have organised a research topic and an appropriate supervisor upon application.


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