• Offered by ANU Medical School
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Health Science
  • Areas of interest Ethics, Health

As the capstone learning experience in the Bachelor of Health Science, this course will require students to apply their understanding of the principles of health research and health/medical ethics to complex case studies of health issues of the past and current century.   This will be complemented with professional development workshops workshops on self-awareness, effective teamwork and leadership, developing an evidence based curriculum vitae, addressing key selection criteria and interview skills.  An introduction to career paths in Health Science will be given through a series of invited speakers who will present their career experiences and highlights. 

 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Produce an evidence based application for a job addressing key selection criteria.
  2. Demonstrate good academic practice and teamwork in researching health topics and participating in collaborative learning activities. 
  3. Demonstrate a capacity to work within a multidisciplinary team to  devise potential solutions to complex problems. 
  4. Demonstrate an ability to apply principles of health and medical ethics in the context of real world problem facing global health. 
  5. Develop insight into how their personal ambitions and concepts of success map onto opportunities for health careers by learning from the experience of health professionals. 

Indicative Assessment

Assessment will be based on:

  • Job application and curriculum vitae (15%) (LO1)
  • Mock Interview (5%) (LO1)  
  • Team based learning portfolio (40%) (LO2-4)
  • Weekly in class assessment weeks 3-10  (8 x 5% = 40%) (LO2-5)

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Workload

1 x 2hr face to face workshop plus 1-2 hours of online collaborative learning per week. 

Requisite and Incompatibility

Restricted to the Bachelor of Health Science.

Preliminary Reading

Students will be provided with links to online resources.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $4260
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $6060
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3989 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9126 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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