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The Health Science with Honours from University of Tasmania is designed to provide students with the foundations necessary for research in Health Science disciplines and to gain greater expertise during two semesters full-time study (or equivalent). 
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The Bachelor of Health Science with Honours from University of Tasmania prepares students for a range of career paths in the health sector, including health promotion, administration, project work, management and research, as well as for entry to graduate programs in medicine, allied health and other health specialties.


There are employment opportunities in government and non-government medical and general health services, and in health research organisations. 

More specifically, positions occur in areas such as administration, management, health promotion and sales representation across a broad range of medical and health products (including diagnostic equipment and pharmaceuticals), project management, clinical research, community health groups, self-help groups, rehabilitation centres, welfare agencies, fitness centres, sports science and health and physical education.   

The course is also relevant to practising and potential health care professionals seeking to upgrade their qualifications.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    100 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Honours Research 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

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General Requirements

CRICOS: 058513G

  • Successful completion of a first degree in Health Science, Exercise Science, Science or other related discipline, with at least a credit average. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30948 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30950 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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  • Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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