Health Sciences - M3706

Health Sciences

Bachelor degree (honours year)

If you have graduated from a Monash Bachelor of Health Sciences or Bachelor of Public Health this honours year is designed for you. You also might be eligible if you come from another discipline. You'll be supervised primarily by staff from the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, although opportunity exists for you to identify a project and co-supervisor with Monash partner organisations such as the Burnet Institute, the Baker-IDI (Heart and Diabetes Institute), and others.

In keeping with the degree's focus on health in a global context and the breadth of expertise in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (SPHPM) and its partner organisations, it is expected that a range of local, national, and internationally-focussed honours projects will be available.

At a glance

Course Details

  • 1 year (full time)
Start date
First Semester (February)
Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours)
Course Handbook

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“I’d love to address maternal and child health needs in areas such as the Northern Territory and sub-Saharan Africa. My Honours project will look at identifying the gaps in primary healthcare service utilisation for young women in the Top End of the Northern Territory.” - Daniella Benjamin

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)


To be considered for entry to this course, students are required to have:

  • satisfied the requirements for completion of the Bachelor of Health Sciences degree, or a three or four year Australian Bachelor degree in any discipline, or an overseas qualification assessed as equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree
  • undertaken and satisfactorily completed a minimum of six units at the highest level of the completed degree
  • obtained an average of at least 70 per cent across all units at the highest level of the degree

Note: Applicants with a bachelor degree completed more than five years ago need to provide evidence that they have kept their knowledge and skills in the field current through work, clinical practice, professional development, registration with professional body and/or other activities

Alternative qualifications and prerequisites

For other domestic and international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course use the study credit and admissions eligibility search.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Alternative entry pathways

Multiple pathways to this course

There are many ways to gain entry to a course at Monash. If you don't meet our entry requirements, there are pathways to help. More about alternative pathways...

Additionally, we recognise that some applicants may have experienced difficulties that have disadvantaged them when applying for university. We offer a range of special admissions schemes that may help you gain entry to your chosen course, including pathways for Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students. .More about special admissions schemes...

This course consists of supervised research and coursework components. In the coursework component you will develop advanced theoretical and/or technical knowledge of your area of focus within health science. In the research component you will develop research methodologies appropriate to your focus and plan and execute a research project under the individual guidance of an academic supervisor.

Making the application

Future students

First Semester (February)

Apply directly to Monash using course code: M3706

For applications Direct to Monash

Apply directly to Monash with this course code: M3706

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page


Fees are subject to change annually.


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Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.