Health

Honours

The Health Honours program is a one-year component embedded within the Bachelor of Advanced Studies. The program includes two 6-credit point selective coursework units and 36-credit points of research project units.

The Health Honours program offers projects in a number of areas including the social determinants of health, disability, health policy, ethics, health promotion, eHealth/digital health, ageing, women’s health, Indigenous health, climate health, and health services.

To be eligible, students must have completed a major in the Health stream. Admittance into the program is determined by the Faculty of Science as well as the honours coordinator.

Honours Coordinator:

Dr Justin McNab
T +61 2 9036 7432
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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

HEALTH (HONOURS)

The Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Honours) (Health) requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 4000-level Honours coursework selective units, and
(ii) 36 credit points of 4000-level Honours research project units

Honours Coursework Selective

HSBH4101
Research Design and Analysis in Health
6    A 48cp of 3000 level units of study
P HSBH3018 or HSBH3019
Semester 1
Semester 2
SCIE4001
Science Communication
6    A Completion of a major in a science discipline. Basic knowledge of other sciences is beneficial. Experience in communication such as delivering oral presentations and producing written reports. An awareness of science in a societal context, e.g., of disciplinary applications.
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A.


Mid-year honours students would take this unit of study in S1 (their second semester of study).
Semester 1
SCIE4002
Experimental Design and Data Analysis
6    A Completion of units in quantitative research methods, mathematics or statistical analysis at least at 1000-level.
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A.
N ENVX3002 or STAT3X22 or STAT4022 or STAT3X12
Intensive March
SCIE4003
Ethics in Science
6    A Successful completion of a Science major.
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A
N HSBH3004 or HPSC3107
Intensive August
Intensive March

Honours Core Research Project

HSBH4103
Health Honours Project A
6    C HSBH4104

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH4104
Health Honours Project B
6    C HSBH4103

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH4105
Health Honours Project C
6    C HSBH4014

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH4106
Health Honours Project D
6    C HSBH4105

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

Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH4107
Health Honours Project E
6    P HSBH4104
C HSBH4106

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

Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH4108
Health Honours Project F
6    C HSBH4107

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

Semester 1
Semester 2