2018 Undergraduate Courses
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Bachelor of Medical and Health Sciences (Honours) | 2018

Testamur Title of Degree:

Bachelor of Medical and Health Sciences (Honours)



UOW Course Code:




Total Credit Points:



1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

Home Faculty:

Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health

Intake Session(s):


Delivery Mode:

On-campus (Face-to-face)

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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.

Entry Requirements and Credit Arrangements

Information on academic and English language requirements, as well as eligibility for credit for prior learning, is available from the Course Finder.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Learning Outcomes are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. Students graduating from this course will be able to demonstrate:

CLO Description
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

To qualify for award of the degree, the Bachelor of Medical and Health Sciences (Honours), a candidate must successfully complete at least 48 credit points as outlined below.

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points  


Other Information

For further information please email: smah-students@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 8 February, 2019