Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography) – BPASDRAD1000

 

Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography)


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 2010 (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

BPASDRAD-01

Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography)

XXXXXX

Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography) (Honours)

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for these courses is full-time only.

3 Admission to candidature

Admission to this course is on the basis of a secondary school leaving qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), tertiary study or an approved preparation program. English language requirements must be met where these are not demonstrated by sufficient qualifications taught in English. Special admission pathways are open for mature aged applicants who do not possess a school leaving qualification, educationally disadvantaged applicants and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applicants are ranked by merit and offers for available places are issued according to the ranking. Details of admission policies are found in the Coursework Rule.

4 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for these courses are set out in the Faculty of Health Sciences:
(a)
Table of units of study for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography); and
(b)
Table of International Health Electives; and
(c)
Table of Undergraduate Elective units of study.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the pass degree, a candidate must successfully complete 192 credit points of units of study comprising:
(a)
174 credit points of core units; and
(b)
6 credit points of elective units chosen from the International Health Elective list; and
(c)
12 credit points chosen from the Faculty of Health Sciences Undergraduate Faculty Elective List (or from any undergraduate units available throughout the University, subject to approval by the Dean.)

5 Progression rules

Students are required to attempt and pass all MRTYXXXX Work Integrated Learning units of study in the progression order as displayed table of units of study for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography) Pass and Honours. Students who fail Work Integrated Learning units of study will undergo remediation activities in accordance with the Faculty’s Clinical progression policy.

6 Requirements for the Honours degree

(1)
Honours is available to meritorious students who complete an alternative set of units of study in the third and fourth years of the program. Admission to the honours program is by permission of the program coordinator after the completion of the first semester of the third year. Admission requires a credit or higher average without any fail grades in units of study completed to that point.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the honours degree a candidate must complete the requirements for the pass degree but include the alternative 18 credit point unit of study listed in the Honours pathway section of the Diagnostic Radiography Table of units of study and a thesis, or equivalent, of not more than 15,000 words. The grade of honours will be determined by the weighted marks achieved in the Honours Thesis units of study with weightings comprised of:
(a)
30% of the final grade for MRTY3XXX Honours Thesis 1; and
(b)
30% of the final grade for MRTY4XXX Honours Thesis 2; and
(c)
40% of the final grade for MRTY4XXX Honours Thesis 3.

7 Award of the degree

(1)
The Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography) is awarded at either Pass or Honours level. The 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.
(2)
Candidates for the award of the Honours degree who do not meet the requirements, but who have otherwise satisfied the course requirements, will be awarded the pass degree.

8 International exchange

The Faculty encourages candidates to participate in international exchange programs subject to the host institution offering units of study that are considered acceptable by the Course Director or contained within an institutional-specific MoU. For more information on international exchanges refer to the International Office.

9 Credit for previous study

Credit transfer is subject to the provisions of the Coursework Rule and the Resolutions of the Faculty of Health Sciences. All candidates for the Bachelor of (Diagnostic Radiography) pass and Bachelor of (Diagnostic Radiography) honours not withstanding any credit transfer, must complete 192 credit points of study.

10 Course Transfer

A student currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography may apply for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography) through the Universities Admissions Centre, or where applicable, through the International Office as a new student. Candidates who receive an offer of admission into the new degree may receive credit for some first year units of study but will not receive credit for any units of study completed in years 2 or 3 of their original course.