The Level 8 BSc (Hons) in Applied Health Care is a one year honours degree and is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills which students have developed on the BSc in Applied Health Care programme. The modules included in this program address areas of knowledge and skills that will prepare the graduate for a career in range of health care areas such as: mental health and recovery; disability and palliative care; health promotion; ethical and legal issues; and management and leadership.
During this year the student will have an opportunity to explore new and emerging technical roles in applied healthcare. The inclusion of evidence based practice modules in both semester 1 and semester 2 enables the student to develop critical thinking and analytical skills so as to be able to critically examine the evidence base in the area of applied health care.
The BSc (Hons) in Applied Health Care will enable the student to:
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Evidence Based Applied Health Care 1||Evidence Based Applied Health Care 2|
|Managing and Leading in Health Care||Utilising Health Promotion in Applied Health Care|
|Ethical & Legal issues in Health Care||Disabilities and Advocacy|
|Technical Roles in Health Care||Promoting Recovery in Mental Health Care|
|Palliative Care for Health Carers|
Holders of the Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Care may apply for entry. Graduates who have undertaken health care studies may also apply through the advanced entry route.
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Graduates may gain employment in the following areas:
Successfully completing all aspects of this Level 8 BSc (Hons) in Applied Healthcare Level will allow the student to access post-graduate MSc programs such as nursing.
Further opportunities for post-graduate research are also available.