Courses & Units

Bachelor of Health Science with Honours (M4H)

The Honours degree in Health Science is designed to provide students with the foundations necessary for research in Health Science disciplines and to gain greater expertise during two semesters full-time study (or equivalent). Candidates will be required to submit a research thesis on work undertaken as part of the honours course. All candidates will be required to study a unit in statistics and data handling and another unit negotiated with the School. Other requirements for the course include a literature review directly related to the thesis, and a dissertation. Students will be required to present their research work at a seminar.

Duration

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Minimum 1 Years

Up to a maximum of 3 Years

Location

Launceston, Distance Launceston

ATAR

Clearly-in Rank

The Clearly-in Rank is the lowest score at which students were granted entry in the first offer round in 2015.

The Clearly-in rank should be used as a guide for entry. Note: entry to some courses requires a combination of criteria (ie. folio, interview, GMAT) not just ATAR alone.

See entry requirements below


Course intake

Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2, Summer school
Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2, Summer school
Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Distance Launceston

Course rules

See full course rules and guidelines

Course contact

Phone: 1300 363 864
Email: Course.Info@utas.edu.au
Online: Enquiries


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Duration

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Minimum 1 Years

Up to a maximum of 3 Years

Location

Launceston, Distance Launceston

Academic Requirements

See entry requirements below

CRICOS

Code: 058513G


Course intake

Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2, Summer school
Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2, Summer school
Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Distance Launceston

Course rules

See full course rules and guidelines

Course contact

Phone:+61 3 8676 7017
Online: International enquiries


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Course objectives

The Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) prepares students for a range of career paths in the health sector, including health promotion, administration, project work, management and research, as well as for entry to graduate programs in medicine, allied health and other health specialties.

Course structure

To qualify for the Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) students must successfully complete 100% load, as specified in the course schedule. Candidates will be required to submit a literature review and a research thesis on work undertaken as part of the honours course and give a presentation. All candidates will be required to study analysis and presentation of scientific data and complete an appropriate course work unit or equivalent. Students will be required to present their research work at a seminar.

Year 4

This unit is the first unit in the Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) and Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) programmes. The Honours degree is designed to provide students with the foundations necessary for research and to gain a greater expertise…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSummer school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is the second unit in the Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) and Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) programmes. The Honours degree is designed to provide students with the foundations necessary for research and to gain a greater expertise…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSummer school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is the third unit in the Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) programmes. The Honours degree is designed to provide students with the foundations necessary for research and to gain a greater expertise in specific disciplines. Students interested in…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSummer school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is the fourth and final unit in the Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) and Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) programmes. The Honours degree is designed to provide students with the foundations necessary for research and to gain a…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSummer school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

*Statistics and Data Handling Unit (e.g. JFA324 )
*Unit as prescribed by the School of Human Life Sciences
* The unit in statistics and data handling and the additional unit as prescribed by the School meets the requirements of Honours Research 1 unit.

There are employment opportunities in government and non-government medical and general health services, and in health research organisations. More specifically, positions occur in areas such as administration, management, health promotion and sales representation across a broad range of medical and health products (including diagnostic equipment and pharmaceuticals), project management, clinical research, community health groups, self-help groups, rehabilitation centres, welfare agencies, fitness centres, sports science and health and physical education. The course is also relevant to practising and potential health care professionals seeking to upgrade their qualifications.

Professional Recognition

While there is no professional recognition, students will gain skills to allow them to move into research related areas.

Successful completion of a first degree in Health Science, Exercise Science, Science or other related discipline, with at least a credit average.

Credit Transfer and Articulation

Fees for domestic students are based on individual unit selections. Please refer to the fees section of each unit description to work out an indicative annual cost.

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.