Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours)

Course summary for current students

Year2016 course information
Award granted Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours)
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Cloud (online)No
Duration1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code060188G
Deakin course codeH400

Course sub-headings

Course overview

If you have completed an undergraduate degree at Deakin University or another tertiary institution in a course that is relevant to health, and you have a good academic record, you may apply to undertake the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours).  This honours degree comprises a combination of coursework and a research project.  In the project you will work with a supervisor and gain an insight into research.  On successful completion of your honours degree you may apply to enter masters and doctoral programs by research.


For detailed information, particularly with respect to the selection of areas of study and availability of appropriate supervision, students should consult the School of Health and Social Development

Fees and charges

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. Please refer to the Pre 2016 Unit Fee Cost in the Unit Search.

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the course you study. The following rates apply:

Commonwealth Supported Place (indicative)*Domestic Fee PayingInternational Fee Paying
$8,917Not applicable$27,520

The rates shown are based on 1 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) or 8 credit points. If your study load for the year is less than or more than 1 EFTSL your fees will be adjusted accordingly. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can multiple the course price by the EFSTL value of all units you are enrolled in to determine the unit price.

* The Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) course rates shown are indicative course fees. CSP fees are indicative because they are calculated based on your unit selection. They should be used as a guide only. The 2016 CSP course fees may change if the Commonwealth Government's proposed fee deregulation and reforms legislation is passed.

Course rules

The course comprises of 8 credit points of study, including two coursework units in research methods and research issues and an independent research project. Part-time students are required to complete the coursework components in their first year of study.

Course structure

HBS400Research Methods

HSH401Developing Research Skills

HSH402Honours Research Project