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The Honours degree is a separate fourth year of study which may be undertaken following successful completion of an undergraduate degree. As well as a completion point for tertiary study itself, Honours also represents the starting point for entry into further postgraduate research degrees. The Honours degree provides an indication of a student’s research potential and introduces students to basic research training.
Honours in health and human sciences is designed to develop a student’s research skills in an area of their interest. The course provides students with a solid foundation for undertaking postgraduate study (Masters or PhD), as well as essential skills for careers involving research, policy or public/private consultancy work. Undertaking Honours builds high level skills for managing a project and developing independent research skills.
|Locations||Locations are subject to the availability of Honours supervisors. Please contact the School.|
|Distance Education||Session 1
|Coffs Harbour||Session 1
Southern Cross Drive, Bilinga
|Course Duration||1 year full-time; 2 years part-time|
|Fees and Charges||www.scu.edu.au/fees|
|School||School of Health & Human Sciences|
|Admission, Enrolment and General Enquiries||www.scu.edu.au/enquiries|
|Further Information||T: +61 2 6626 9585
|Total Units:||Award Abbreviation:||2013 ATAR equivalent/OP:|
|UAC Course Code||QTAC Course Code||CRICOS Course Code|
Interested applicants need to contact the School directly to discuss their eligibility and to find a suitable honours supervisor for their proposed honours topic prior to lodging their application. Apply directly to the University.
The following applications to study can be made online, directly to SCU:
Online applications for the Bachelor of Health and Human Sciences (Honours) involve four key steps:
Once registered you can exit and return to your application at any time.
Important - Please contact the University for confirmation of the course structure prior to acting on this information. The University accepts no liability for any loss suffered by reason of reliance on this information.
The Honours course comprises:
* Double-weighted unit.
Where a candidate has been found by the School Board to be deficient in an area, they may be required to undertake units of study which address any deficiency, and which do not count towards the class of Honours awarded.