Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures
1.(1) The http://handbooks.uwa.edu.au/postgraduate/student-procedures'>student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.
Academic Conduct Essentials module
2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).
English Language competency requirements
3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the http://www.governance.uwa.edu.au/procedures/policies/policies-and-procedures?method=document&id=UP16/5'>University Policy on Admission: Coursework.
(2) For the Exercise and Health specialisation an applicant must have completed prior studies at a tertiary level in either biomedical science, medicine, or sport and exercise science; or in a related cognate discipline, as recognised by UWA
(3) For the Human Biology, Neuroscience, and Physiology specialisations an applicant must have successfully completed prior studies at a tertiary level in either biology, biomedical science, health science, or medicine; or in a related cognate discipline, as recognised by UWA
Admission ranking and selection
Articulations and exit awards
- 73240 Graduate Certificate in Health Science (24 points)
- 73340 Graduate Diploma in Health Science (48 points)
(2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Health Science course before completing it, but after having completed 24 points at Level 4 and Level 5, including two public health units, may apply to the Faculty to be awarded the Graduate Certificate in Health Science.
(3) A student who withdraws from the Master of Health Science course before completing it, but after completing 48 points at Level 4 or Level 5, including four public health and four science units, may apply to the Faculty to be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Health Science.
7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 96 points (maximum value) which includes conversion units to a value of 24 points, course core units and specialisation units. The course comprises the following specialisations:
- SP-EXHSC Exercise and Health
- SP-HUMBL Human Biology
- SP-NEURS Neuroscience
- SP-PHYGY Physiology
(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.
8. A student who does not pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units for which they are enrolled, or who fails the same unit twice, will not have made satisfactory progress.
9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.
11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 9 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.
Award with distinction