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. Honours is a fourth year of study during which you will conduct a research project and write a thesis under the supervision of one of the faculty's expert researchers.

The Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography (Honours) program will equip students with the knowledge and practical skills needed to ultilise and produce high quality research. They will also learn how to plan, conduct and write up a research project, under the guidance of senior research scholars within the Faculty. The program includes lectures and seminars in addition to individual research project supervision meetings.

Entry to the Honours program will commence in year 4. Students currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography (pass) degree will apply for the additional fourth year for Honours.

Inherent Requirements for Diagnostic Radiography courses

Course outline

Further course information

Typical workload and assessment

The focus of the Honours program is on individual research. Students will complete two units of study over the twelve months. In semester 1, students will commence Honours A: Research Design, which covers quantitative and qualitative research methods and will form the development of their research proposal. Students then undertake Honours B: Applied Research Skills in semester 2.Students will develop skills in data analysis and interpretation of the results. They will also learn how to write up and present their research findings. The Honours program culminates in a presentation and the submission of a scholarly thesis for examination, in the form of a journal manuscript.

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.

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.

Applying for honours

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

To qualify for admission to the Honours year a candidate must have:

* qualified for the award of, or been awarded, the pass degree in Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography pass program at the Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney

AND

* a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 65.

The academic requirements that are displayed are applicable to currently available courses only, and are updated annually in October and may be changed without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney, and you are referred to those documents.

How to apply

Domestic students

How to apply

Internal applicants apply directly to The University of Sydney, by clicking ‘APPLY NOW’. All applicants will be considered as 'NEW’ applicants.

Applications open: 12 September 2016

Applications close: 4 December 2016 - applications received after this date will not be processed.

Offers: 12 December 2016

For more information About Honours.

International students

How to apply

Internal applicants apply directly to The University of Sydney, by clicking ‘APPLY NOW’. All applicants will be considered as 'NEW’ applicants.

Applications open: 12 September 2016

Applications close: 4 December 2016 - applications received after this date will not be processed.

Offers: 12 December 2016

For more information About Honours.