The purpose of this new Honours degree is to provide students with a pathway from their undergraduate studies in Health Sciences into a more intensive, specialised program related to their major. It also provides potential candidates with the foundation for doctoral training in their chosen field.
The Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) program includes the following specialisations: Biomedical Science, Clinical Technologies, Psychophysiology, Nutrition, Psychology and Forensic Science, Health Promotion and Neuroscience.
The program is designed to equip students with the necessary theory and skills advantageous for employment and research training in the Health Sciences. Students will gain experience in project management, research skills, writing for research publication, oral seminar presentation and working in teams.
Please note that this Honours program does not have accreditation with the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council and does not allow students to practice as a professional psychologist. Students who wish to become a professional psychologist should complete the Bachelor of Psychological Sciences (Honours).
Every international student application is considered for a scholarship
Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 75% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.
An honours year can improve your job prospects or provide a pathway to postgraduate study.
Register your interest to find out more.
- Semester 1 - 1 March 2021
Faculty of Health, Arts and Design
A$33680 (annual for 2020)*
The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.
International students in Australia who hold student visas are required to study full-time and on campus. Courses that are taught entirely online are only available to international students studying outside Australia or those in Australia who are not on a student visa. Online courses are not available to international students in Australia who hold a student visa.
At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.