Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences (Honours) (BHlthMedSc(Hons))

Program Code

HHMSC

Academic Year

2022

Program Faculty

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences (Honours) is open to suitably qualified students who wish to undertake further studies in their specialisation.
The Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences (Honours) is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

 

Conditions

Condition of Enrolment

Immunisation: Prior to any clinical placement, students will need to provide evidence of immunisation status. Students are required to have the appropriate level of immunisation required by the Immunisation Guidelines for Health Care Workers in South Australia Policy Guideline for tuberculosis (TB) screening and criminal history clearances (CHC), Prescribed Communicable Infections (PCI) screening, including recommendations for COVID-19 vaccines.

Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Program Coordinator or Delegate before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences (Honours)

There shall be a Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences (Honours).

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences (Honours), a student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units, comprising:

  1. One major to the value of 24 units from the following:
  • Acute Care Medicine
  • Anatomical Sciences
  • General Practice
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics and Trauma
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Public Health
  • Rural Health
  • Surgery

The Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences (Honours) comprises two options:

Option # 1 Full time study
Full time students must enrol into the matching Research Project Part 1 and Part 2 courses of their chosen major in sequential order.
For example:
1st Semester: SURGERY 4400A Honours Surgery Research Project Part 1
2nd Semester: SURGERY 4400B Honours Surgery Research Project Part 2

Option # 2 Part time study
Part time students must enrol into the matching Research Project Two-Year Continuing and Final courses of their chosen major in sequential order.
For example:
1st Semester: SURGERY 4410A Honours Surgery Research Project Two-Year Continuing
2nd Semester: SURGERY 4410A Honours Surgery Research Project Two-Year Continuing
3rd Semester: SURGERY 4410A Honours Surgery Research Project Two-Year Continuing
4th Semester: SURGERY 4410B Honours Surgery Research Project Two-Year Final