• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
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As a result of COVID-19, this course is currently being offered via remote (online) study. Please enquire with UOW regarding delivery modes for future sessions.

This Medical and Health Sciences (Honours) offered by the University of Wollongong fosters abilities and skills to help you:

  • 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 OHS principles into practice.

Completion of the course creates a pathway to further postgraduate study and provides a competitive advantage in the job market.

Why choose this course

  • Working in health requires real-world practical skills and contemporary knowledge. At UOW we're committed to 'enquiry-based learning' that teaches you to constantly seek out knowledge, analyse it and apply it in your chosen profession. We integrate technology into all our learning and teaching to ensure that you graduate equipped to excel in a constantly changing and technologically advanced world. You will benefit from practical placements where you will develop your skills on real people, in the real world.
  • Our courses are taught by professionals who are world-leading researchers and experienced clinicians, so the skills and knowledge you acquire can be applied to real-world challenges today and in the future. Many of our professional health degrees are accredited by industry, so the qualifications you earn will be recognised and highly sought after when you graduate.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Course Learning Outcomes
  • Communicate extensive and coherent knowledge about an area of medical and health sciences.
  • Integrate and apply knowledge and skills in medical and health sciences together with research principles and methods to plan and execute a substantial scholarly/research activity.
  • Produce a piece of scholarly/research activity in the form of a thesis.

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.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Students must have attained at least a credit average in subjects undertaken in a recognised relevant undergraduate degree. The Postgraduate coordinator and prospective supervisor will determine whether a student’s 300-level subjects are appropriate for entry into the Honours program.
  • In addition, admission will be dependent upon the availability of an appropriate supervisor, who must be identified by the applicant prior to applying for entry. Students should contact the Department's Postgraduate Coordinator prior to applying for an Honours program.
  • CRICOS: 068534G

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32112 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32112 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

All domestic undergraduate students holding Australian or New Zealand citizenship or holders of an Australian permanent visa (including Humanitarian) living in Australia are eligible for a CSP.

Living costs for Wollongong

  • 1600 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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