Master of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences) – MAHSCMRS2000

Course rules

 

Graduate Certificate of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences)

Graduate Diploma of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences)

Master of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences)


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code Course and stream title
SG024 Graduate Certificate of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences)
SF053 Graduate Diploma of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences)
SC077 Master of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences)

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for the Master's degree and Graduate Diploma courses is full time or part time, according to candidate choice; for the Graduate Certificate it is part time only.

3 Master's type

The master's degree in these resolutions is an advanced learning master's course, as defined by the Coursework Rule.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences)
(b)
the Graduate Diploma of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences)
(c)
the Master of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences)
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on academic merit, according to the following admissions criteria.
(2)
Admission to candidature for the Graduate Certificate of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences), the Graduate Diploma of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences) and the Master of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences) requires:
(a)
a bachelor's degree in a relevant field; or
(b)
other evidence of general and professional qualifications and/or experience, to satisfy the Faculty that the applicant possesses the educational capacity to pursue postgraduate studies, and satisfy such additional requirements for admission to the program, if any, as may be prescribed by the Faculty.
(c)
in the case of the Graduate Diploma, completion of the embedded Graduate Certificate of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences) from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification; or
(d)
in the case of the Master's degree, completion of the embedded Graduate Diploma of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences) from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification; or
(3)
Students who entered the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences) with an undergraduate diploma or less will be required to achieve at least a credit average to be able to articulate to the Master of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences).

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for these awards are set out in the Faculty of Health Sciences Tables of units of study for the Graduate Certificate / Graduate Diploma / Master of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences).
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences) a candidate must complete 24 credit points of elective units of study comprising:
(a)
18 credit points of elective units chosen from the Table; and
(b)
6 credit points of elective units, chosen from the Table or, with the approval of the Dean, from any postgraduate units offered by the Faculty of Health Sciences, by other faculties in the University or from outside the University.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences) a candidate must complete 36 credit points of units of study comprising:
(b)
18 credit points of elective units chosen from the Table; and
(c)
18 credit points of elective units chosen from the Table or, with the approval of the Dean, from any postgraduate units offered by the Faculty of Health Sciences, by other faculties in the University or from outside the University.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Health Science (Medical Radiation Sciences) a candidate must complete 48 credit points of units of study comprising:
(a)
6 credit points of core units listed in the Table;
(b)
24 credit points of elective units chosen from the Table; and
(c)
18 credit points of elective units chosen from the Table or, with the approval of the Dean, from any postgraduate units offered by the Faculty of Health Sciences, by other faculties in the University or from outside the University.

7 Course transfer

A candidate for the Master's degree or Graduate Diploma may elect to discontinue study and graduate with a shorter award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Dean, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.

8 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2011 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2011 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2011 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January, 2016. The Faculty may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.