2017 Undergraduate Courses
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Bachelor of Medical and Health Sciences (Honours) | 2017

This information is for students commencing their course in 2017. Students follow the rules and requirements for the year they commenced their course. Please refer to the Archives link in the menu for years prior to 2017.

Testamur Title of Degree:

Bachelor of Medical and Health Sciences (Honours)



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1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

Home Faculty:

Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health

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Course Finder


The Bachelor of Medical & Health Sciences (Honours) degree is an additional fourth year of study designed to provide students with skills to demonstrate excellence in research with a clear understanding of a research question in relation to current knowledge.

The program fosters the abilities and skills to:

  • plan, design and perform a research project;
  • collect and analyse data;
  • evaluate data;
  • synthesise results and integrate with relevant ideas and concepts;
  • communicate; and
  • put relevant OHS principles into practice.

The UOW Honours website also provides lots of useful information regarding research opportunities, scholarships, application procedures, etc.

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements and English requirements are available from the Course Finder.

Course Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the Bachelor of Medical and Health Sciences (Honours) will be able to:

  1. Communicate extensive and coherent knowledge about an area of medical and health sciences.
  2. Integrate and apply knowledge and skills in medical and health sciences together with research principles and methods to plan and execute a substantial scholarly/research activity.
  3. Produce a piece of scholarly/research activity in the form of a thesis.


Course Structure

The Bachelor of Medical and Health Sciences (Honours) degree requires the successful completion of 48 credit points of subjects in accordance with the course structure in the table below.

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
MEDI400 Honours 48 SMAH Annual, SMAH Annual 2017/2018


Credit Arrangements

Credit and articulation arrangements are available from the Course Finder. Refer to UOW's credit arrangements for information on how to apply for credit.

Other Information

Further information is available at:
UOW Course Finder
Email: smah-students@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 18 October, 2016