Health

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

HEALTH

Health stream

The Health stream is 60 credit points, consisting of:
(i) 6 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 1000-level selective units
(iii) A 48 credit point major in Health
*Note that while it is not required, Human Movement is available as a second major or minor only to students enrolled in the Health stream.

Health major

This major is only available as a Table A major to students enrolled in the Health stream, but is available as a Table S major to all other students.
A major in Health requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 3000-level research units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level interdisciplinary experience units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level disciplinary project units
(vi) 6 credit points of 3000-level selective units

Units of study

The units of study are listed below.

1000-level units of study

Stream core
PSYC1002
Psychology 1002
6      Intensive January
Semester 2
Stream selective
BIOL1008
Human Biology
6    A HSC Biology. Students who have not completed HSC Biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (offered in February).
N BIOL1003 or BIOL1903 or BIOL1993 or MEDS1001 or MEDS1901 or BIOL1908 or BIOL1998
Semester 1
BIOL1908
Human Biology (Advanced)
6    A 85 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
N BIOL1003 or BIOL1903 or BIOL1993 or MEDS1001 or MEDS1901 or BIOL1008 or BIOL1998

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
BIOL1998
Human Biology (Special Studies Program)
6    A 90 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
N BIOL1003 or BIOL1903 or BIOL1993 or BIOL1991 or BIOL1996 or MEDS1001 or MEDS1901 or BIOL1008 or BIOL1908

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
BIOL1006
Life and Evolution
6    A HSC Biology. Students who have not completed HSC Biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (offered in February).
N BIOL1001 or BIOL1911 or BIOL1991 or BIOL1906 or BIOL1996
Semester 1
BIOL1906
Life and Evolution (Advanced)
6    A 85 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent.
N BIOL1001 or BIOL1911 or BIOL1991 or BIOL1006 or BIOL1996

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
BIOL1996
Life and Evolution (SSP)
6    A 90 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
N BIOL1001 or BIOL1911 or BIOL1991 or BIOL1006 or BIOL1906 or BIOL1993 or BIOL1998

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
BIOL1007
From Molecules to Ecosystems
6    A HSC Biology. Students who have not completed HSC Biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (offered in February).
N BIOL1907 or BIOL1997
Semester 2
BIOL1907
From Molecules to Ecosystems (Advanced)
6    A 85 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
N BIOL1007 or BIOL1997

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
BIOL1997
From Molecules to Ecosystems (SSP)
6    A 90 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
N BIOL1007 or BIOL1907

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
Major core
HSBH1012
Introduction to Health and Health Care
6    N HSBH1006 or HSBH1008 or HSBH1009
Semester 1
HSBH1013
Society and Health
6      Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Major Core
HSBH2007
Research Methods in Health
6    P ((HSBH1006 AND HSBH1009) OR HSBH1012) AND (HSBH1008 OR HSBH1013)
N BACH2140 or HSBH1007
Semester 1
HSBH2009
Innovations in eHealth
6    A HSBH1012, HSBH1013
P 48 credit points
N HSBH1010
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

Research
HSBH3005
Evidence Based Health Care
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
Semester 2
HSBH3018
Quantitative Research Methods in Health
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
N PSYC2012 or SCLG3603


Students taking the Health major or minor from Table S who have not met the MATH or DATA pre-requisites may be granted permission to enrol on a case-by-case basis
Semester 1
HSBH3019
Qualitative Research Methods in Health
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
N SCLG2602 or BACH4056
Semester 2
Interdisciplinary experience
HSBH3004
Health, Ethics and the Law
6    P 48 credit points of units
Semester 1
HSBH3009
International Health
6    P 48 credit points of units
N BACH3128
Semester 2
HSBH3012
Sydney Health Students Abroad
6    P A minimum of 48 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students interested in participating must obtain permission from their course director before enrolling in FHS Abroad. Some degrees require participants have a minimum credit average.
Intensive December
Intensive June
HSBH3013
FHS Indigenous Communities
6    P Successful completion of 72 credit points in an undergraduate degree

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students are required to attend an interview with the unit of study course coordinator prior to enrolling (please email to arrange) and consult with their course director to ensure that there are no timetable conflicts with other Units of Study also being undertaken during semester 2.
Semester 2
SCPU3001
Science Interdisciplinary Project
6    P Completion of 2000-level units required for at least one Science major.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
Disciplinary project
HSBH3003
Health Service Strategy and Policy
6    P (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) OR 12cp of 2000-level units of study
Semester 2
HSBH3011
Rural Health
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
Semester 1
HSBH3022
Health Promotion: Principles and Practice
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
Semester 1
Selective
HSBH3888 to be developed for offering in 2021
HSBH3001
Health and Indigenous Populations
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007 or BACH1161 or HSBH1003
N NURS2008
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSBH3003
Health Service Strategy and Policy
6    P (HSBH1007 or HSBH2007) OR 12cp of 2000-level units of study
Semester 2
HSBH3004
Health, Ethics and the Law
6    P 48 credit points of units
Semester 1
HSBH3005
Evidence Based Health Care
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
Semester 2
HSBH3009
International Health
6    P 48 credit points of units
N BACH3128
Semester 2
HSBH3011
Rural Health
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
Semester 1
HSBH3012
Sydney Health Students Abroad
6    P A minimum of 48 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students interested in participating must obtain permission from their course director before enrolling in FHS Abroad. Some degrees require participants have a minimum credit average.
Intensive December
Intensive June
HSBH3013
FHS Indigenous Communities
6    P Successful completion of 72 credit points in an undergraduate degree

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students are required to attend an interview with the unit of study course coordinator prior to enrolling (please email to arrange) and consult with their course director to ensure that there are no timetable conflicts with other Units of Study also being undertaken during semester 2.
Semester 2
HSBH3015
Mental Health Rehabilitation
6    P 48 credit points
Semester 1
HSBH3016
Individual and Societal Ageing
6    P HSBH1003 or HSBH1013


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
HSBH3018
Quantitative Research Methods in Health
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
N PSYC2012 or SCLG3603


Students taking the Health major or minor from Table S who have not met the MATH or DATA pre-requisites may be granted permission to enrol on a case-by-case basis
Semester 1
HSBH3019
Qualitative Research Methods in Health
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
N SCLG2602 or BACH4056
Semester 2
HSBH3022
Health Promotion: Principles and Practice
6    P HSBH1007 or HSBH2007
Semester 1