Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health)

This page contains information for current students studying in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health. Your CSU Interact2 course and subject sites should be the first port of call for information regarding your studies including information on assignments, assessments and policies.

2017 Orientation Induction Booklet

Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health) Philosophy

Echoes the ethos of CSU''s approach to education 'Yindyamarra Winhanganha' is a Wiradjuri phrase meaning, 'the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in'. This philosophy respects the diversity of the student cohort and the diverse Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nations they represent.

Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health) Course Structure

Students are enrolled in the 3 year degree program, however there are 3 exit points within this course. Students may choose to exit the course post the successful completion of their first year of study with a Diploma of Health Science (Mental Health). Alternatively, successful completion of two years of study will provide the student with an Associate Degree in Health Science (Mental Health). Successful completion of all three years of study will enable students to graduate with a Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health) degree. This level of flexibility allows students to choose the level of qualification that best meets their individual needs.

Full-time Distance Progression Model

Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health) Pre-requisites and Key Subjects

Key subjects are those subjects in which successful completion is required to enable a student to graduate from the exit points indicated above.  Pre-requisites are subjects that must be successfully completed for progression in to the next nominated subject.  The Bachelor of Health Science has two listed pre-requisites

Pre-requisite subject/s
MHP111 required for MHP211
MHP211 required for MHP311

All subjects in the Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health) are considered key subjects. A student who fails a key subject in his or her course will need to meet the Academic Progress requirements to enable them to successfully meet the requirements of the course.

Bachelor of Health Science (Mental Health) Table of Pre-requisites and Key subjects

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