The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine offers the following Honours programs:
Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)
Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours)
Bachelor of Paramedicine (Honours)
Each of these Honours programs is a one-year degree for high-achieving students who have already completed a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline (i.e. Nursing, Midwifery or Paramedicine). The program enables students to build upon the knowledge gained in their pass degree, develop research skills that will equip them for future study at a higher degree level and work closely with an academic expert to contribute to a particular area of interest. The main focus of the program is to produce a research thesis under supervision from experienced academic staff.
Applicants must have completed a relevant Bachelor’s degree and attained a minimum GPA of 5.75 or achieved grades of distinction or above in at least half of the graded units at second and third year levels; or in a postgraduate course.
Each Honours student will work with an academic supervisor/s to complete the thesis component of the program. The thesis is to be between 12,000 and 15,000 words in length. Students generally meet with their supervisor at least fortnightly.
The main focus of the program is to produce a research thesis under supervision from experienced academic staff that will contribute to healthcare through innovative evidence-based practice.