Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography Honours

The information on this page applies to future students. Current students should refer to their faculty handbooks for course information.

This honours program applies to current students only and they should refer to their Health Sciences Handbook

Eligible candidates may pursue their own research interests by undertaking an honours study under the supervisions of researchers working on cutting-edge projects. The honours study allow you to specialise in an area of personal interest, develop your research skills and make a significant contribution to the development of knowledge within the profession.

Honours is a fourth year of study, during which you will conduct a research project and write a thesis under the supervision of a member of the faculty's academic staff. Admission is competitive, and candidates who are offered a place in the honours year must have demonstrated consistent, high level performance throughout their studies, be eligible for the award of a pass degree at a commendable standard, and be judged to have the aptitude to conduct an independent research project.

Course outline

Further course information

Typical workload and assessment

The honours year comprises 48 credit points (cp) of study in addition to the 144cp completed for the pass degree i.e., a total of 192cp. The year is made up of two parts of the honours thesis (24cp each). You will complete the thesis under the supervision of an academic staff member.

Honours awards and classes

The Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Radiation Sciences) Diagnostic Radiography (Honours) degree is awarded in classes ranging from First Class to Third Class according to the rules specified in the Resolutions of the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Ethics and honours research

As a general principle, any research involving human subjects requires approval by the University Ethics Office, including projects involving the following kinds of methodologies (note: the list is not exhaustive): 1. questionnaires; 2. surveys or interviews (including oral history); 3. telephone interviewing; 4. recording by audio- or video-tape; 5. observations of behaviour (including ethnographic fieldwork). Please note that a key part of the approval process involves ensuring that the University complies with its duty of care to students. Safety protocols must be prepared for all students conducting any research off-campus, whether in Australia or overseas. In addition, health professionals are expected to undertake their duties and responsibilities, at all times, in a manner which professional and ethical. This also applies to students of the Faculty of Health Sciences when they undertake clinical placements or research projects in consultation with relevant professional bodies. http://sydney.edu.au/health_sciences/clinical/essential_preparation/professional_conduct/prof_code_ethics.shtml

Applying for ethics clearance

Not applicable.

Closing dates for ethics applications

Not applicable.

Postgraduate research at the University

Studying for a higher degree by research in the health sciences at the University of Sydney is a unique opportunity to push the frontiers of knowledge, develop and prove your critical abilities, and expand your career prospects. Our leading research groups in clinical and rehabilitation sciences http://sydney.edu.au/health_sciences/clinical_rehabilitation_sciences/, disability and community http://sydney.edu.au/health_sciences/disability_community/, exercise health and peformance http://sydney.edu.au/health_sciences/exercise_health/, health systems and global populations http://sydney.edu.au/health_sciences/health_systems/, and medical imaging and radiation sciences http://sydney.edu.au/health_sciences/medical_imaging/ offer flexible doctoral and master's by research programs to outstanding graduates. You can also work closely with a talented, multidisciplinary team in our Ageing, Work and Health research unit http://sydney.edu.au/health_sciences/ageing_work_health/ or our Health Informatics Research and Evaluation unit http://sydney.edu.au/health_sciences/hireu/

Applying for honours

By doing the Bachelor-of-Applied-Science-MRS-Diagnostic-Radiography-Honours, your chance to become a member of a community of health professionals committed to moving their career forward through research. Under a senior scholar, each student will develop research skills and make a significant contribution to the development of knowledge in their profession

Admission

Admission requirements

Eligibility for the Honours Program is based on the Year 2 Semester 2 Weighted Average Mark (WAM) for both Domestic and International students and;

* currently enrolled in Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography pass program at the Faculty of Health Sciences
*Completed at least 144 credit points(or will complete by the end of the 3rd year).

How to apply

Domestic students

How to apply

Applications for domestic students for the Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography Honours are made through Sydney Student by clicking ‘APPLY NOW’ - under essentials.

For more information about Honours http://sydney.edu.au/health-sciences/current-students/honours/index.shtml

International students

How to apply

Applications for domestic students for the Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography Honours are made through Sydney Student by clicking ‘APPLY NOW’ - under essentials.

For more information about Honours http://sydney.edu.au/health-sciences/current-students/honours/index.shtml

Fee disclaimer

Domestic students

Indicative Undergraduate Student Contribution Amount

Indicative Undergraduate Student Contribution Amount not available for Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography Honours.

Annual review

Annual review not available for Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography Honours.

Additional incidental fees

Additional incidental fees not available for Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography Honours.

Potential for inaccuracy

Potential for inaccuracy not available for Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography Honours.

International students

Indicative international tuition fees for undergraduate students

This international tuition fee is an indication only of the fees that are payable by you in the calendar year you commence your course, commencing in 2014, for a standard annual full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The exact tuition fees that you pay will depend on the specific units of study in which you ultimately enrol.

For further information about how to calculate your specific total tuition fees, please refer to the University's Future Students' website.

Annual review

Importantly, tuition fees are subject to annual review, and are likely to increase each year of your period of study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

Additional incidental fees and health insurance

For some courses there are incidental fees additional to the tuition fees. Some of those fees are significant, for example, faculty-specific materials, tools, protected clothing, and equipment. For further information about these additional incidental fees, please visit the University's Future Students' website.

In addition to the fees indicated here for the course of study, International Students studying on an Australian Student Visa must have appropriate health insurance for the duration of their studies on a Student Visa through an approved provider of the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) scheme. This is a requirement of the Australian Government, unless otherwise exempted by the Government.

Potential for inaccuracy

Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information here, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre for domestic students or the International Office for international students so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about those fees.