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Information for Current Students

Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences degrees

The new Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences and Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences (Advanced) degrees will be available from semester 1, 2017.  Note that:

  • required Level I and Level II courses for the new degrees will be available in 2017
  • the majority of required Level III courses will first be available in 2018

Some students will be able to transfer to the new degrees if they wish to, including all current first years, while the majority of students who have studied for more than a year will be able to complete their current program with minor modifications.

Options for Transition

To help you understand your own situation an transition options, information has been tailored to different student groups, as summarised in the table below. Please refer to the page that best describes your current situation and browse the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Important Dates for the rest of 2016.

I commenced study in 2016 as a full-time student in the single degree, either the Bachelor of Health Sciences or the associated Advanced degree. 2016 Starter
I commenced study in 2015 or earlier as a full time student in the single degree, either the Bachelor of Health Sciences or the associated Advanced degree. Pre-2016 Starter
I am currently studying a double degree which includes the Bachelor of Health Sciences, having commenced study in 2016 or earlier. Double degree student
I have been studying the Bachelor of Health Sciences or associated Advanced degree as a part-time student (having started in 2016 or earlier), or have been on a leave of absence. Part-time or interrupted study

What do current students need to do?

To best make use of the information we have provided, students are advised to do the following:

      1.  Familiarise themselves with the information booklet that has previously been provided; this includes information about the program structure of the degrees, and descriptions of the core courses and new courses that comprise the 7 Majors that will be available in the new degrees.
      2. Check how many units you have completed and expect to complete by end of 2016 at Access Adelaide.
      3. Refer to the information relevant to their situation presented through this website.
      4. If you are unsure if you are able to transfer to the new degree, or want to discuss your situation further, you can speak to a Program Advisor by making a booking.
      5.  Students who cannot or do not wish to transfer need take no further action, and will continue to enrol under their current program in 2017.
      6.  Students wishing to submit an application to transfer will be able to do so by the end of August.  Students should refer to the further information provided about the transfer process to understand what will be required.

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Via Access Adelaide

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How to transfer

Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences

Level 2
Barr Smith South
The University of Adelaide

Office of the Executive Dean

T: +61 8 8313 1461

Student Enquiries

Student & Program Support Services Hub
Level 4 Medical School South
T: +61 8 8313 0273
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