The Bachelor of Health Sciences requires three years of full-time study (or the equivalent part-time). The course is offered by the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
An Honours year is also available to students who have completed The Bachelor of Health Sciences or another qualification which the Dean (Education) (upon recommendation of the Honours Committee) agrees is equivalent; and achieved a GPA of at least 5 in the ordinary degree. Honours can be taken in two semesters full-time or in four semesters part-time.
The minimum requirements for consideration for entry to all undergraduate courses are specified in detail in the University Entry Requirements.
There is no longer a Paramedic Major in the Bachelor of Health Sciences. Students must apply for the Bachelor of Paramedic Science.
The Bachelor of Health Sciences aims to prepare students for a variety of roles within the health care context, particularly in areas of Disability, Health Administration/Management, Health Education/Promotion, Life Sciences, and Nutrition.
The Bachelor of Health Sciences offers a flexible program of study where students major in a variety of areas within the health professions.
It draws upon a variety of health related topics over a number of disciplines within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences and is complemented by relevant topic offerings from other faculties.
It is designed to develop graduates’ abilities to contribute to the development of social, ethical and cultural sensitive solutions to complex problems for the benefit of society.
It aims to develop graduates to work effectively within a variety of health professional roles and multi-discipline team environments and improve their practice through critical reflection and learning.
On successful completion of the course, graduates should be able to:
Refer to Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours)
The Bachelor of Health Sciences may also be studied in a combined degrees program with a:
The Bachelor of Health Sciences may also be studied in the following double degrees programs which have different entry requirements. Please refer to the below course rules:
The award of a grade of Fail (F) in the same topic on more than one occasion may constitute prima facie evidence of unsatisfactory progress for the purposes of the University's Policy on Student Progress.
You consent to the use of our cookies if you proceed.