Bachelor of Clinical Science

includes:

Bachelor of Clinical Science

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Bachelor of Clinical Science BClinicalSc

Availability

Bachelor of Clinical Science (4428CS)

On Campus - Orange

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Bachelor of Clinical Science

Full-time: 3 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

A completed High School Certificate with an ATAR of 65 (including adjustment factors) or equivalent.
OR
Successful completion of two university level subjects (AQF level Associate Degree or higher) demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
OR
A completed AQF Certificate III or higher level qualification.
OR
50% completion of an AQF Diploma level qualification.
OR
A completed Tertiary Preparation Course from an Australian University or an accredited provider demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success through the Grade Point Average (GPA) gained in these studies.
AND
STANDARD English Language Proficiency requirements. Refer to http://futurestudents.csu.edu.au/apply/english-language for the specific requirements.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

No special arrangements apply.

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.

Course Structure

The course consists of 16 core subjects, including two 32 point subjects as follows:

BCM211 Foundations of Biochemistry
BMS105 Science Communication and Methodology
BMS129 Physiological Sciences 1
BMS130 Physiological Sciences 2
BMS240 Human Molecular Genetics
BMS291 Pathophysiology & Pharmacology 1
BMS292 Pathophysiology & Pharmacology 2
CHM104 Chemistry 1A
CHM107 Chemistry 1B
HLT311 Reflective Clinical Practice (32 points)
HLT312 Research in Clinical Practice (32 points)
HLT330 Research Methods in Health Sciences
IKC100 Indigenous Health
LAW131 Legal and Ethical Issues in Health
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology
STA201 Scientific Statistics

Restricted elective

PHY107 General Physics

PSY111 Foundations of Psychology for Health & Human Services or SOC108 Sociology of Health and Healthcare

All students must successfully complete IKC100 in order to be eligible to graduate

Enrolment Pattern

Full-time

Session 1 (30)
BMS105 Science Communication and Methodology
BMS129 Physiological Sciences 1
CHM104 Chemistry 1A
IKC100 Indigenous Health OR PHY107 General Physics

Session 2 (60)
BMS130 Physiological Sciences 2
CHM107 Chemistry 1B
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology
LAW131 Legal and Ethical Issues in Health

Session 3 (30)
BCM211 Foundations of Biochemistry
BMS240 Human Molecular Genetics
BMS291 Pathophysiology & Pharmacology 1
STA201 Scientific Statistics

Session 4 (60) for students who undertook IKC100 in first year
SOC108 Sociology of Health and Healthcare
PSY111 Foundations of Psychology for Health & Human Services
BMS292 Pathophysiology & Pharmacology 2
HLT330 Research Methods in Clinical Sciences

Session 4 (60) for students who did not undertake IKC100 in first year
SOC108 Sociology of Health and Healthcare OR PSY111 Foundations of Psychology for Health & Human Services
IKC100 Indigenous Health
BMS292 Pathophysiology & Pharmacology 2
HLT330 Research Methods in Clinical Sciences

Session 5 (30)
HLT311 Reflective Clinical Practice (PBL) (32 points)

Session 6 (60)
HLT312 Research in Clinical Practice (PBL) (32 points)


Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Residential School component. Further details of Residential School requirements are located via the subject page

BMS129 Physiological Sciences 1
BMS130 Physiological Sciences 2
CHM104 Chemistry 1A
CHM107 Chemistry 1B
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology

Enrolled students can find further information about CSU Residential Schools via at About Residential School

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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