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Health

Honours unit of study table (Table A)

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.

Honours is available to students who have met the requirements outlined in the resolutions. To be eligible, students require completion of two majors, of which at least one major is cognate to the Honours area for which entry is sought. Please contact the Sydney School of Health Sciences for further information on the eligibility criteria. Admittance into the program is determined by the Faculty of Science as well as the Honours coordinator.

Contact and further information:

The University of Sydney School of Health Sciences
shs.ltadmin@sydney.edu.au

 

Health (Honours)

The Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Honours) (Health) requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 6 credit points of 4000-level Honours coursework core units, and
(ii) 6 credit points of 4000-level Honours coursework selective units, and
(iii) 36 credit points of 4000-level Honours research project units

 

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

Honours Coursework Core

HSBH4101
Research Design and Analysis in Health
6    48cp of 3000 level units of study

Honours Coursework Selective

SCIE4001
Science Communication
6    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
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 or Medicine and Health Table A.
Mid-year honours students would take this unit of study in S1 (their second semester of study).
SCIE4002
Experimental Design and Data Analysis
6    Completion of units in quantitative research methods, mathematics or statistical analysis at least at 1000-level
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
ENVX3002 or STAT3X22 or STAT4022 or STAT3X12
SCIE4003
Ethics in Science
6    Successful completion of a Science major
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
HSBH3004 or HPSC3107

Honours Core Research Project

HSBH4103
Health Honours Project A
6    HSBH4104
HSBH4104
Health Honours Project B
6    HSBH4103
HSBH4105
Health Honours Project C
6    HSBH4104
HSBH4106
Health Honours Project D
6    HSBH4105
HSBH4107
Health Honours Project E
6    HSBH4104
HSBH4106
HSBH4108
Health Honours Project F
6    HSBH4107
SCIE4999
Final Honours Mark