Honours Degree of Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences

Degree Type Honours Bachelor
Duration 1 year full-time
or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 324971
3BH066
CRICOS 093161B

Turn high-achieving into a higher degree

There are many reasons we encourage graduates to apply for an honours year. You might want to build a necessary foundation for entry into postgraduate research. You could be seeking answers to medical questions no one else has asked. Perhaps you’re pursuing advanced communication skills and subject knowledge to gain a competitive edge in the health sector.

What will you do?

  • Attend regular classes for advanced coursework.
  • Conduct a research project on a chosen topic within the health and medical sciences.
  • Partner with a mentor who’ll support and encourage your progress.
  • Produce an extended research report or thesis.

Honours projects can be undertaken in the following areas:

  • Acute Care Medicine
  • General Practice
  • Medicine
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics and Trauma
  • Psychiatry
  • Rural Health
  • Surgery
  • Anatomical Sciences
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Paediatrics
  • Public Health.

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Last updated: Thursday, 6 Dec 2018