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Bachelor of Health Science With Honours

University of Tasmania
1 year
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Launceston
English
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Program description

Bachelor of Health Science With Honours

The Honours degree in Health Science is designed to provide students with the foundations necessary for research in Health Science disciplines and to gain greater expertise during two semesters full-time study (or equivalent). Candidates will be required to submit a research thesis on work undertaken as part of the honours course.

All candidates will be required to study a unit in statistics and data handling and another unit negotiated with the School. Other requirements for the course include a literature review directly related to the thesis, and a dissertation. Students will be required to present their research work at a seminar.

Course objectives

The Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) prepares students for a range of career paths in the health sector, including health promotion, administration, project work, management and research, as well as for entry to graduate programs in medicine, allied health and other health specialties.

Admission requirements

Successful completion of a first degree in Health Science, Exercise Science, Science or other related discipline, with at least a credit average.


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Program content

  • Honours Research 1
  • Honours Research 2
  • Honours Research 3
  • Honours Research 4

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Career opportunities

There are employment opportunities in government and non-government medical and general health services, and in health research organisations. More specifically, positions occur in areas such as administration, management, health promotion and sales representation across a broad range of medical and health products (including diagnostic equipment and pharmaceuticals), project management, clinical research, community health groups, self-help groups, rehabilitation centres, welfare agencies, fitness centres, sports science and health and physical education.   The course is also relevant to practising and potential health care professionals seeking to upgrade their qualifications.

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University of Tasmania

Tasmania is a place unlike any other.  Our island is a living laboratory where environment, industry and society are uniquely connected.  With 45% of the island being National Park or World Heritage listed it is a stunning place to get...


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