Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

300380 v.3 Bachelor of Science (Health Sciences) (Honours)


Course CRICOS Code: 050723F
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1 Year


This honours course extends knowledge of current academic research methodology as it is applied in the field of health sciences, further demonstrated through the conduct of a supervised research project and the preparation of an honours dissertation.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

Refer to the Admission into Honours Degree Programs and Regulations for Honours Degrees in the General Information section of the Curtin Courses Handbook. Only students with outstanding performance in undergraduate study will be considered for entry to the honours program. Students intending to apply for entry must have achieved a minimum course weighted average of at least 65 per cent or higher, although some courses require at least 70 per cent or higher. Candidates should inform the course coordinatorof an intention to apply for entry to the honours program prior to or immediately after the conclusion of undergraduate study.

Specific Requirements

Applicants for this course should refer to the Communicable Diseases and Criminal Record Screening and Clearance Section of this publication.

Duration and Availability

This course is one year full-time study or equivalent part-time study.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Year 1 Semester 1

309576 v.1   Environmental Health Major   200.0
309577 v.1   Health Promotion Major   200.0
309578 v.1   Food Science and Technology Major   200.0
309579 v.1   Nutrition and Food Science Major   200.0
309580 v.1   Health and Safety Major   200.0


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1   Y      
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 2   Y      

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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