Bachelor of Health Science

Australian National University (ANU)

The Bachelor of Health Science is a distinctive science degree which will position students as a future leader in tackling health problems of national and global significance. This degree equips students with a broad understanding of the themes explored in advanced studies of medicine and offers an excellent pathway to the Doctor of Medicine and Surgery (MChD) at ANU. The Bachelor of Health Science draws upon the world-leading strengths of ANU in medical education, biomedical science, population health, psychology, social science and public policy to prepare students for a future in medical, allied health and health-related professions.The Bachelor of Health Science offers a pathway to the postgraduate Doctor of Medicine and Surgery (MChD) at ANU without having to sit the GAMSAT. At the end of their second year in the Bachelor of Health Science up to 30 students will receive an offer of entry to the Doctor of Medicine and Surgery (MChD), contingent upon their grade point average (GPA), an interview process, and successful completion of the Bachelor of Health Science. Ten of the 30 places in the Doctor of Medicine and Surgery (MChD) program are reserved for rural and Indigenous students from the Bachelor of Health Science.

Course Fee:


International: $136,800

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; or a completed Associate Diploma, Associate Degree, AQF Diploma, Diploma, AQF Advanced Diploma or Graduate Certificate; or at least one standard full-time year (1.0 FTE) in a single program of degree level study at an Australian higher education institution; or an approved tertiary preparation course unless subsequent study is undertaken. Admission also requires a successful assessment of suitability based on supporting documents, and a supplementary form attesting to rural and/or Indigenous background (where applicable). The forms must be submitted by November 30 in the year of application.

Structure:

For the full course structure of the Bachelor of Health Science, visit: http://programsandcourses.anu.edu.au/2018/program/BHLTH

Subjects you can Study:

Health science

Further information:

Fifteen places are reserved in every intake of the B Health Science for students from rural and Indigenous backgrounds. Bonus points may be available to students from these backgrounds, who are strongly encouraged to apply. Semester one admit only.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra 82.7 No Full time 3 years
ANU was set up in 1946 as the national research institution by the Australian Parliament to enhance the economic, social cultural and intellectual development of the nation. Part of the Group of Eight, ANU is recognised as one of Australia's leading universities for education and is the only Australian member of the International Alliance of Research Universities.

Students at ANU engage with leading minds and learn from world-class researchers, with six Nobel Prize winners and two Australian prime ministers among its staff and Alumni. With over 170 partner universities across 37 countries, students have the opportunity to make global connections by going on an exchange, undertaking an internship or participating in fieldwork.

ANU has a mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and research students, many of whom live in University residences. International students come mainly from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the USA, with significant numbers also coming from Europe, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Thailand.

The campus is located in the centre of the nation's capital, Canberra. Canberra is a university city and home to many national institutions. Offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the city has a high concentration of national museums and galleries, as well as cafes and restaurants. For the active, the capital is etched with bike paths and walking trails, and is surrounded by stunning Australian landscape. Facilities on campus include a wide range of student accommodation, modern laboratories and teaching facilities, five main libraries, medical services, sporting fields, gym, food vans and cafes.

The University provides specialised services to assist students, including a tailored orientation program, Counselling and Health Service, Academic Skills and Learning Centre, Disability Services and the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre. There are also many student clubs and societies for a diverse range of sporting, social and other interests.

Provider CRICOS: 00120C

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