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.

View semester session codes here.

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      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      Semester 2
BIOS1167
Human Cell Biology
6      Semester 1
BIOS1168
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy A
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
BIOS1169
Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy B
6    P BIOS1168
Semester 1
Semester 2
BIOS1170
Body Systems: Structure and Function
6    N BIOS1155, BMED2403, PHSI2005, PHSI2006
Semester 1
Semester 2
BIOS1171
Neuroscience
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
BIOS1172
Biological Aspects of Ageing
6    A 6 credit points of Junior Biology
Semester 1
BIOS1173
Disease in Ageing
6    A 6 credit points of Junior Biology
Semester 2
BIOS2115
Embryology
6    A 6 credit points of Junior Biology
Semester 1
BIOS3063
Project Design and Management
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1

Semester 1
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


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 2
EXSS2026
Growth, Development and Ageing
6      Semester 2
HSBH1005
Human Development
6      Semester 2
HSBH1010
Foundations of eHealth
6      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

Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH3014
Workplace Injury Prevention/Management
6    A Functional anatomy


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   

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
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


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
REHB2026
Fundamentals of Rehabilitation
6      Semester 1
REHB3062
Public Offenders: Criminality and Rehab
6    N REHB3051

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1

Semester 1
Semester 2
REHB3064
Alcohol and Drug Misuse Rehabilitation
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 2
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
Semester 2
REHB3065
PTSD and Rehabilitation
6    N REHB3059, REHB5034, REHB5063
Semester 1

Faculty research electives

BACH3127
History and Philosophy of Science
6      Semester 2
BACH4056
Qualitative Research Methods
6      Semester 2
HSBH3020
Research Team Engagement
6   

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