Bachelor of Health Sciences/Master of Nursing

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

Bachelor of Health Sciences/Master of Nursing

Year 1, semester 1

BIOL1003
Human Biology
6    A HSC Biology, however, students who have not completed HSC biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (in February).
N EDUH1016, BIOL1903, BIOL1500, BIOL1993
Semester 1
Summer Main
HSBH1006
Foundations of Health Science
6      Semester 1
PSYC1001
Psychology 1001
6      Semester 1
Summer Main
HSBH1008
Health Determinants and Interventions
6      Semester 1

Year 1, semester 2

HSBH1009
Health Care Resources and Systems
6      Semester 2
18 credit points of BHS electives (see list of electives in Bachelor of Health Sciences chapter of the Faculty of Health Sciences handbook).

Year 2, semester 1

NURS5042
The Body, Its Function and Pharmacology
6      Semester 1
NURS5081
Introduction to Nursing Practice
6      Semester 1
HSBH2007
Research Methods in Health
6    P HSBH1006, HSBH1008, HSBH1009
N HSBH1007 or BACH2140
Semester 1
6 credit points of BHS senior electives (see list of electives in Bachelor of Health Sciences chapter of the Faculty of Health Sciences handbook).

Year 2, semester 2

NURS5006
Illness Experience and Nursing Care
6    P NURS5042
Semester 2
NURS5043
Understanding Health & Managing Disease
6    P NURS5042
Semester 2
6 credit points of BHS senior electives (see list of electives in Bachelor of Health Sciences Chapter of the Faculty of Health Sciences Handbook).
6 credit points of BHS electives (see list of electives in Bachelor of Health Sciences chapter of the Faculty of Health Sciences handbook).

Year 3, semester 1

NURS5002
Social Contexts of Health
6      Semester 1
NURS5082
Developing Nursing Practice
6    C Corequisite: NURS5081
Semester 1
6 credit points of BHS senior electives (see list of electives in Bachelor of Health Sciences chapter of the Faculty of Health Sciences handbook).
6 credit points of BHS electives (see list of electives in Bachelor of Health Sciences chapter of the Faculty of Health Sciences handbook).

Year 3, semester 2

NURS5084
Nursing the Acutely Ill Person
6    P NURS5082 and NURS5081
Semester 2
NURS5085
Mental Health Nursing Practice
6    C NURS5084
Semester 2
6 credit points of BHS senior electives (see list of electives in Bachelor of Health Sciences chapter of the Faculty of Health Sciences handbook).
6 credit points of BHS electives (see list of electives in Bachelor of Health Sciences chapter of the Faculty of Health Sciences handbook).

Year 4, semester 1

NURS6033
Health of Indigenous Populations (MN)
6      Semester 1
NURS6018
Care and Chronic Conditions
6    P NURS5084 and NURS5085 and NURS5082 and (NURS5043 or NURS5086)
Semester 1
NURS6019
High Acuity Nursing
6    P NURS5082 and NURS5084 and (NURS5042 or NURS5083) and (NURS5043 or NURS5086)
Semester 1
NURS6031
Leadership and Collaborative Practice
6   

Teaching for this unit of study starts in February before the commencement of the semester. Students will be notified of specific dates during second semester in the year prior.
Semester 1

Year 4, semester 2

NURS6032
Professional Practice (MN)
6    P NURS5085 and (NURS5043 or NURS5086) and NURS6018 and NURS6019
Semester 2
NURS6022
Community Health Nursing
6    P NURS6018 and NURS6019
Semester 2
NURS6029
Australian Health Care - Global Context
6      Semester 2
NURS6030
Research and Evidence
6    P NURS5002 and NURS5006
Semester 2
Bachelor of Health Sciences senior units of study*
Students must select three of the following Bachelor of Health Science senior units of study:

Semester 1

HSBH3001
Health and Indigenous Populations
6    P (HSBH1006, HSBH1008 and HSBH1009) or (NURS1003)
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH3004
Health, Ethics and the Law
6    P HSBH1006, HSBH1008, HSBH1009

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
HSBH3011
Rural Health
6    P HSBH1006, HSBH1008, HSBH1009

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
HSBH3012
FHS Abroad
6    P Successful completion of all 1st year units in an undergraduate FHS degree
Semester 1
Semester 2
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

Semester 2

HSBH3001
Health and Indigenous Populations
6    P (HSBH1006, HSBH1008 and HSBH1009) or (NURS1003)
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH3003
Health Service Strategy and Policy
6    P HSBH1006, HSBH1008, HSBH1009
Semester 2
HSBH3009
International Health
6    P HSBH1006, HSBH1008, HSBH1009
N BACH3128
Semester 2
HSBH3010
Health and Lifelong Disability
6    P HSBH1006, HSBH1008, HSBH1009
Semester 2
HSBH3012
FHS Abroad
6    P Successful completion of all 1st year units in an undergraduate FHS degree
Semester 1
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
Students must select one of the following Bachelor of Health Science research units of study:
HSBH3018
Quantitative Research Methods in Health
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
N SCLG3603, PSYC2012


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
BHSC3014
Writing a Research Proposal
6    P HSBH1007 or BACH2140 or HSBH2007
Semester 2
HSBH3005
Evidence Based Health Care
6    P HSBH1006, (HSBH1007 OR HSBH2007), HSBH1008, HSBH1009
Semester 2
HSBH3019
Qualitative Research Methods in Health
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
N SCLG2602, BACH4056
Semester 2
* The Faculty of Health Sciences may update this list throughout the year. Please check the Faculty of Health Sciences Handbook for further information.