The Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:
48 units from completion of one of the following Honours specialisations:
Biological Anthropology (BIAN-HSPC)
Computer Science (COM-HSPC)
Health and Medicine (HLMD-HSPC)
Medical Research (MEDR-HSPC)
Population Health (POPH-HSPC)
Science Communication (SCOM-HSPC)
An AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Health Science degree or equivalent, completed within the last two years:
1. in a cognate discipline
2. with a weighted average mark equivalent to an ANU 70 per cent calculated from the 36 units (i.e. 0.75 EFTSL) of courses in the discipline cognate to the honours specialisation, excluding 1000-level courses (i.e. introductory undergraduate courses), with the highest marks.
3. the satisfaction of any further requirements specified in the relevant honours specialisation
Cognate disciplines are detailed in the honours specialisations available for this honours plan
Adjustment factors are additional points added to an applicant's Selection Rank (for example an applicant's ATAR). ANU offers adjustment factors based on performance and equity principles, such as for high achievement in nationally strategic senior secondary subjects and for recognition of difficult circumstances that students face in their studies.
Selection Rank adjustments are granted in accordance with the approved schedules, and no more than 15 (maximum 5 subject/performance-based adjustment factors and maximum 10 equity-based adjustment factors) can be awarded.
You may be considered for adjustment factors if you have:
- applied for an eligible ANU Bachelor degree program
- undertaken Australian Year 12 or the International Baccalaureate
- achieved an ATAR or equivalent at or above 70
- not previously attempted tertiary study.
Please visit the ANU Adjustment Factors website for further information.
Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)
For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees
- Annual indicative fee for international students
For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees
All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)
The annual indicative fee provides an estimate of the program tuition fees for international students and domestic students (where applicable). The annual indicative fee for a program is based on the standard full-time enrolment load of 48 units per year (unless the program duration is less than 48 units). Fees for courses vary by discipline meaning that the fees for a program can vary depending on the courses selected. Course fees are reviewed on an annual basis and typically will increase from year to year. The tuition fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and the courses selected and are subject to increase during the period of study.
For further information on Fees and Payment please see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments
ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.
Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.
For further information see the Scholarships website.
The Bachelor of Health Science (BHLTH) provides foundation knowledge of biomedical, environmental, and social health determinants; the skills to evaluate health protection initiatives; and, introduces quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods research approaches. In the BHLTH(Hons) you will identify a relevant research question within biomedical science, clinical science, sociology of health, health policy, health economics or population health. You will then conceive an appropriate research strategy for your question, reliably collect and analyse data, and integrate your conclusions to formulate an evidence-based argument, culminating in a written thesis. Skills gained include project management, information literacy, technical writing, and giving effective oral presentations.
Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.
The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.
This program is available for applications to commence from first semester, 2021
Plan and engage in an independent and sustained critical investigation of a chosen research topic to generate new knowledge.
Systematically evaluate relevant theory and concepts, relate these to appropriate methodologies and evidence and draw appropriate conclusions.
Analyse and interpret original research data with statistical or other evaluative processes where appropriate.
Demonstrate sufficient mastery to understand and apply relevant experimental techniques and methods to collect original research data
Communicate and justify complex concepts and results clearly and effectively to a variety of audiences.
Information on the inherent requirements is currently not available for this program.