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Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography Honours

Find out what studying an Honours degree is like at the Faculty of Health Sciences

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Overview

This honours program applies to current students only and they should refer to their Health Sciences Handbook . Honours is a fourth year of study during which you will conduct a research project and write a thesis under the supervision of one of the faculty's expert researchers.

The Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography (Honours) program will equip students with the knowledge and practical skills needed to ultilise and produce high quality research. They will also learn how to plan, conduct and write up a research project, under the guidance of senior research scholars within the Faculty. The program includes lectures and seminars in addition to individual research project supervision meetings.

Entry to the Honours program will commence in year 4. Students currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography (pass) degree will apply for the additional fourth year for Honours.

Important information
To assist students to make informed choices about their study, we have identified and set out the Inherent Requirements for coursework award courses in Diagnostic Radiography.

The University of Sydney welcomes and encourages applications from students with disabilities, and from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Where there are physical, intellectual, cultural, religious or other factors that impact on a student's ability to meet the Inherent Requirements, the University will make reasonable adjustments to assist the student to meet the requirements. Please read the Inherent Requirements carefully as you consider your course choices.

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What you'll study

Honours subject areas can vary according to Discipline and methodological approach. In Health Sciences, topics may focus on a particular area of health care practice or a topical health issue. Other projects may examine interventions or strategies that aim to improve health outcomes. To get an idea of the range of possible Honours subject areas in Health Sciences, please see our current FHS Honours projects list for 2017. Please note, this document is regularly updated and subject to change.

Current Health Sciences Honours Projects

Typical workload and assessment

The focus of the Honours program is on individual research. With guidance, students will develop a research proposal in Year 3, and carry out their research in Year 4.

Year 3 In semester two of the third year, Honours students complete a unit of study (Honours A: Research Design) that covers quantitative and qualitative research methods and assists them in developing their research proposal.

Year 4 In the fourth year of the program honours students enrol in two units of study (Honours B: Applied Research Skills and Honours C: Research Project). In these units they will learn how to analyse their data and interpret the results. They will also learn how to write up and present their research findings. The Honours program culminates in a presentation and the submission of a scholarly thesis for examination, in the form of a journal manuscript.

Honours awards and classes

The Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography) Honours degree is awarded in classes ranging from First Class to Third Class according to the rules specified in the Resolutions of the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Units of study overview

 

Units of Study

Sample study plan

Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Radiation Sciences) Diagnostic Radiography Honours

Year Sem  Units of study 
1 1 Honours semester one
  2 Honours semester two

Applying for honours

The Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography Honours degree is your chance to become a member of a community of health professionals committed to moving their career forward through research. Under a senior scholar, each student will develop research skills and make a significant contribution to the development of knowledge in their profession

 

Admission criteria

To qualify for admission to the Honours year a candidate must have:

  • qualified for the award of, or been awarded, the pass degree in Bachelor of Applied Science (MRS) Diagnostic Radiography pass program at the Faculty of Health Sciences, the University of Sydney.
  • a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 65.

The academic criteria that are displayed are applicable to currently available courses only, and are updated annually in October and may be changed without notice. The Handbooks Online and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney, and you are referred to those documents.

Graduate opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Applied Sciences (Diagnostic Radiography) Honours are required to apply for registration with the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia before being employed as a diagnostic radiographer. Diagnostic radiographers work in the hospital system and private practice both in Australia and overseas. In the radiology department, graduates will usually work with the radiologist, however, outside the department they may work with a range of medical specialists in a variety of areas. Graduates have the opportunity to work in a range of settings, such as small regional clinics, large metro imaging departments, and emergency wards.

Domestic students

Indicative Undergraduate Student Contribution Amount


The student contribution amount for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 for a standard full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The exact student contribution that you pay will depend on the calendar year in which you undertake your study in the course, and the specific units of study in which you enrol. For further information about how to calculate your specific total student contribution, please refer to the University's Tuition Fees website.

Annual review and fee increases


Importantly, student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University, and will increase each year of your period of study (subject to a Commonwealth specified cap), effective at the start of each calendar year.

Additional incidental costs


Please note that for some courses there are additional costs in addition to the student contribution. Some of these additional costs are significant, for example, course-specific materials, tools, protective clothing, and equipment. Please consult the University's web page for more information: https://sydney.edu.au/students/materials-and-equipment.html.

Visa/MasterCard surcharge


Please note that a surcharge of 1.53% will apply for payments made by Visa or MasterCard. The surcharge is subject to review and may change. Information about payment methods and the surcharge is set out at: http://sydney.edu.au/study/finances-fees-costs/fees-and-loans/paying-your-fees.html.

Potential for inaccuracy


Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information here, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about fees.

International students

Indicative International Tuition Fees for Undergraduate Students


The tuition fee for international undergraduate students is an indication of the fees payable in Year 1 for a standard full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). Depending on the calendar year in which you undertake your study, and if your study load is more or less than the 1.0 EFTSL, your tuition fee will differ from the indicative amount. For further information about how to calculate your specific total tuition fees, please refer to the University's Tuition Fees website

Annual review and fee increases


Importantly, tuition fees are subject to annual review, and will increase each year of your period of study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

Additional incidental costs and health insurance


For some courses there are incidental costs additional to the tuition fees. Some of these incidental costs are significant, for example, course-specific materials, tools, protective clothing, and equipment. Further information about these costs is available from https://sydney.edu.au/students/materials-and-equipment.html. In addition to the fees indicated here for the course of study, International Students studying on an Australian Student Visa must have appropriate health insurance for the duration of their studies on a Student Visa through a government approved provider of the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) scheme. This is a requirement of the Australian Government, unless otherwise exempted by the Government. Further information is available from https://sydney.edu.au/study/finances-fees-costs/living-costs/health-insurance.html.

Visa/MasterCard surcharge


Please note that a surcharge of 1.53% will apply for payments made by Visa or MasterCard. The surcharge is subject to review and may change. Information about payment methods and the surcharge is set out at: http://sydney.edu.au/study/finances-fees-costs/fees-and-loans/paying-your-fees.html.

Potential for inaccuracy


Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information here, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about fees.

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