Bachelor of Health Sciences – BPHEASCI2000

Bachelor of Health Sciences (Pass)

The Bachelor of Health Sciences provides a pathway to many careers in health care. Students must complete two majors in this three-year degree. The requirements for the compulsory Health Sciences major are provided in the tables below.

These tables must be read in conjunction with the Course Resolutions, as well as the requirements for a second major in an area related to Health.

For further information relating to enrolment planning and selection of second majors in the Bachelor of Health Sciences, please refer to Second Majors in the Bachelor of Health Sciences.

View semester session codes here.

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Course BPHEASCI-02: Pass course; full-time, 3 years

Year 1

Semester 1
BIOL1003
Human Biology
6    A HSC Biology. Students who have not completed HSC Biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (offered in February).
N BIOL1500 or BIOL1903 or BIOL1993 or EDUH1016


Students who have not completed HSC Biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (in February)
Semester 1
Summer Main
Or select any Junior Biology unit of study [6] from the Faculty of Science, Table 1.
HSBH1006
Foundations of Health Science
6      Semester 1
HSBH1008
Health Determinants and Interventions
6      Semester 1
PSYC1001
Psychology 1001
6      Semester 1
Summer Main
Or
PSYC1002
Psychology 1002
6   

This unit is also offered in the Sydney Summer School. For more information consult the web site: http://sydney.edu.au/summer/
Semester 2
Summer Main
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
HSBH1009
Health Care Resources and Systems
6      Semester 2
Select 18 credit points of electives.
Note: Students should refer to the requirements of their chosen second major, and the suggested study patterns available at Second Majors in the Bachelor of Health Sciences when selecting electives for the Bachelor of Health Sciences.
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 2

Semester 1

HSBH2007
Research Methods in Health
6    P HSBH1006 and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009
N BACH2140 or HSBH1007
Semester 1

Year 2 and 3

Students must complete the following units in Years 2 & 3 to complete first major in Health Sciences. In addition, students must complete the requirements of a chosen second major related to Health.
At least three of the following BHlthSci Senior units of study:
HSBH3001
Health and Indigenous Populations
6    P (HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009) or (BACH1161 or HSBH1003) OR (NURS1003)
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH3003
Health Service Strategy and Policy
6    P HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009
Semester 2
HSBH3004
Health, Ethics and the Law
6    P HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009
Semester 1
HSBH3009
International Health
6    P (HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009) or (BACH1161 or HSBH1003)
N BACH3128
Semester 2
HSBH3010
Health and Lifelong Disability
6    P HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009
Semester 2
HSBH3011
Rural Health
6    P HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009
Semester 1
HSBH3012
FHS Abroad
6    P Successful completion of all 1st year units in an undergraduate FHS degree

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students interested in participating must obtain permission from their course director before enrolling in FHS Abroad. Some degrees require participants have a minimum credit average.
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH3015
Mental Health Rehabilitation
6    P (HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009) or (48 credit points of previous study with a miminum of 24 from Intermediate units of study)
N OCCP2084


Students must have completed at least 48 credit points to enrol in this UoS
Semester 1
HSBH3022
Health Promotion: Principles and Practice
6    P HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009
Semester 1
REHB3064
Alcohol and Drug Misuse Rehabilitation
6    P (HSBH1006, (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007), HSBH1008, HSBH1009) or 48 credit points of previous study.
N REHB3061


Students must have completed 48 credit points to enrol in this unit
Semester 1
At least one of the following BHlthSci Senior Research units of study:
HSBH3005
Evidence Based Health Care
6    P HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009
Semester 2
HSBH3018
Quantitative Research Methods in Health
6    P HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009
N PSYC2012 or SCLG3603


Bachelor of Health Sciences students must have completed 24 credit points of HSBH units for enrolment into this unit. All other students must have completed 48 credit points.
Semester 1
HSBH3019
Qualitative Research Methods in Health
6    P HSBH1006 and (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) and HSBH1008 and HSBH1009
N SCLG2602 or BACH4056
Semester 2
HSBH3024
Designing a Research Project
6    P (HSBH1006 AND (HSBH1007 OR HSBH2007) AND HSBH1008 AND HSBH1009) OR ((BACH1161 OR HSBH1003) AND HSBH1007)
Semester 2
Second major related to Health
Units of study for the second major will be as required in the relevant table of units of study.
Note: For further information, including suggested study patterns for second majors please refer to Second Majors in the Bachelor of Health Sciences.
Elective units of study
Along with satisfying the requirements for the Health Sciences major, and a second major related to Health, students must complete enough electives to achieve 144 credit points for the award of the degree. Electives may be chosen from units of study available throughout the University, subject to approval, availability and minimum enrolment.

Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours)

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Course BHHEASCH-02: Honours program; full-time, 4 years

Years 1 to 3

As per Pass course
Notes
1. Honours is undertaken as an additional fourth year of study.

Year 4

Semester 1
BHSC4005
Honours Thesis A
24   

This unit constitutes 40% of the final Honours grade.
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
BHSC4006
Honours Thesis B
24    P BHSC4005


This unit constitutes 60% of the final Honours mark.
Semester 1
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS