Bachelor of Science
The Bachelor of Science offered by the Faculty of Health and
Behavioural Sciences, course code 749, offers students the opportunity
to enrol in a major or double major in a number of disciplines,
including Exercise Science, Nutrition, Population Health, and
Psychology. Students also may choose a second major from outside
the Faculty, such as Biology, Biostatistics, Chemistry, Human
Geography, Management, Marketing and others.
Domestic School Leavers are assumed to have completed at least
2 units of English at HSC level. Some majors also assume that
students have completed 4 units of Science and/or Maths. International
students are required to have achieved an IELTS score of 6.0
with at least 6.0 in reading and writing, and at least 5.0 in
listening and speaking. Alternative pathways exist for mature
age domestic students.
The Bachelor of Science, Course code 749, is comprised of 144
credit points of subjects listed in the subject schedule for
majors in the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, plus
additional elective subjects chosen from the Health and Behavioural
Sciences, Science or the General Schedules. For some double majors,
more than 144 credit points of subjects may need to be completed.
Subjects to a value of at least 90 credit points of subjects
must be selected from the Health and Behavioural Sciences schedules.
Students may undertake no more than 60 credit points of 100-level
subjects. Students should refer to the Award Rules for the Bachelor
of Science, course code 749.
The Bachelor of Science (Honours) is designed to provide students
with skills to demonstrate excellence in research with a clear
understanding of a research question in relation to current knowledge.
The degree program fosters the following abilities and skills:
plan, design and perform a research project; collect and analyse
data; evaluate data; synthesise results and integrate with relevant
ideas and concepts; communicate; and put relevant principles
Entry into the Bachelor of Science (Hons) requires the student
to have attained at least a credit average in subjects undertaken
during their undergraduate degree. The Postgraduate coordinator
and prospective supervisor will determine whether a student’s
300-level subjects are appropriate for entry into the Bachelor
of Science (Hons). In addition, admission to the Bachelor of
Science (Hons) will be dependent upon the availability of an
appropriate supervisor, who must be identified by the applicant
before applying for entry. Students considering enrolment in
BSc(Hons) should first contact the Department's Postgraduate
Major Study Areas