Faculty elective list

The following list shows the units of study available as electives or research electives to undergraduate students throughout the faculty. The mode of presentation varies between academic units. Units are offered subject to sufficient demand and staff availability.

Students who require further information on the content or administration of electives and when they are offered should contact the coordinator of the specific unit of study.

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Undergraduate electives

Availability of electives may vary from year to year.
BACH3128
Health and Globalisation
6    N HSBH3009
Semester 2
BACH3146
Cyberpsychology and e-Health
6      Semester 2
BACH3147
Health at Work
6      Semester 2
BIOS1155
Structure, Function and Disease A
6    N BIOS1170
Semester 1
BIOS1158
Structure, Function and Disease B
6    N HSBM1003
Semester 2
BIOS1167
Human Cell Biology
6    N BIOS1161, BIOS1156, BIOS1126, HSBM1001, BIOS1130
Semester 1
BIOS1168
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy A
6    N BIOS1136, BIOS1159, BIOS5090
Semester 1
Semester 2
BIOS1169
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy B
6    P BIOS1168
N BIOS1144, BIOS1139, BIOS1160
Semester 1
Semester 2
BIOS1170
Body Systems: Structure and Function
6    N BIOS1133, BIOS1127, BMED2403, PHSI2006, BIOS2099, PHSI2005, BIOS1155, BIOS2098
Semester 1
Semester 2
BIOS1171
Neuroscience
6    N BIOS1137, BIOS2103
Semester 1
Semester 2
BIOS1172
Biological Aspects of Ageing
6    A 6 credit points of Junior Biology
N BIOS4036
Semester 1
BIOS1173
Disease in Ageing
6    A 6 credit points of Junior Biology
N BIOS4038
Semester 2
BIOS2115
Embryology
6    A 6 credit points of Junior Biology
Semester 1
BIOS3063
Project Design and Management
6      Semester 2
BIOS3065
Anatomical Analysis of Exercise
6    P BIOS1168 and BIOS1169
Semester 2
BIOS3066
Current Issues in Healthcare
6      Semester 1
CSCD1032
Human Communication
6    A CSCD1034
P BACH1165 or PSYC1001 or PSYC1002 or HSBH1003


Speech Pathology students must pass this unit in order to enrol in clinical units in Year 2
Semester 2
EXSS1032
Fundamentals of Exercise Science
6      Semester 1
EXSS2026
Growth, Development and Ageing
6      Semester 2
HSBH1005
Human Development
6      Semester 2
HSBH1010
Foundations of eHealth
6      Semester 2
HSBH3008
Interdisciplinary eHealth
6    N HSBH1010

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
HSBH3012
FHS Abroad
6    P Successful completion of all 1st year units in an undergraduate FHS degree
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH3013
FHS Indigenous Communities
6    P Successful completion of all 1st year units in an undergraduate FHS degree
Semester 2
HSBH3014
Workplace Injury Prevention/Management
6    P BIOS1168, EXSS1018


Bachelor of Health Sciences students must have completed 24 credit points of HSBH junior units for enrolment into this unit. All other students must have completed 48 credit points.
Semester 1
HSBH3015
Mental Health Rehabilitation
6    P (HSBH1006, (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007), HSBH1008, 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
HSBH3016
Individual and Societal Ageing
6    P BACH1161 or HSBH1003 or HSBH1008


Bachelor of Health Sciences students must have completed 24 credit points of HSBH junior units for enrolment into this unit. All other students must have completed 48 credit points.
Semester 2
HSBH3017
Disability, Sport and Social Inclusion
6    P BACH1161 or HSBH1003 or HSBH1008


Students must have completed 48 credit points to enrol in this unit.
Semester 2
REHB2026
Fundamentals of Rehabilitation
6      Semester 1
REHB3062
Public Offenders: Criminality and Rehab
6    N REHB3051

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
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
REHB3065
PTSD and Rehabilitation
6    N REHB3059, REHB5063, REHB5034


Students must have completed 48 credit points for enrolment into this unit.
Semester 1

Faculty research electives

BACH3127
History and Philosophy of Science
6      Semester 2
BACH4056
Qualitative Research Methods
6    N HSBH3019

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
HSBH3020
Research Team Engagement
6    P 96 Credit points


All students must have completed 96 credit points for enrolment into this unit. Not intended for Honours programs.
Semester 1
Semester 2