2020 Undergraduate Courses
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Bachelor of Public Health (Honours) | 2020

Testamur Title of Degree:

Bachelor of Public Health (Honours)



UOW Course Code:




Total Credit Points:



1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

Home Faculty:

Faculty of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Intake Session(s):

Autumn, Spring

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The Bachelor of Public Health (Honours) is an additional fourth year of study for high achieving students. This course has been designed to provide students with the skills to demonstrate excellence in research with a clear understanding of the research question.

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:

CLO Description
1 Gain in-depth knowledge of public health theory as it applies to a specific practical public health research topic.
2 Develop methodological skills in exploring a key public health issue in the community.
3 Conceptualise, plan, undertake and report on an independent public health research project.
4 Communicate a coherent and sustained argument, explaining and disseminating research results and conclusions.

Course Structure

The Bachelor of Public Health (Honours) requires the successful completion of 48 credit points as set out in the table below.

The Honours grade will be calculated in accordance with University of Wollongong Method 1. For further information refer to Coursework Rules.

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
Full-time Year 1
HAS 400 Honours 48 Annual, Spring 2020/Autumn 2021
Part-time Year 1
HAS 402 Honours Part 1 (Part-time Students) 24 Annual, Spring 2020/Autumn 2021
Part-time Year 2
HAS 403 Honours Part 2 (Part-time Students) 24 Annual, Spring 2020/Autumn 2021

For information regarding timetables, tutorials, and classes please the visit the Timetables and Classes page.

Other Information

For further information email: askuow@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 22 July, 2020