courses

4535

Undergraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.

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Course code4535
Managing facultyMedicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Abbreviated titleBMedSc(Hons)
CRICOS code068848A
Total credit points required48
Standard duration of study (years)1 year FT

Part-time study only. This course must be completed in a minimum of 1 year and a maximum of 2 years. The course duration is inclusive of any periods of intermission.

Study mode and locationOn-campus (Malaysia)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/4535
Contact details

Telephone: +60 3 5514 6000; Email: info@monash.edu.my

Course coordinator

Dr Juanita Fernando

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

This course provides students with an opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of an aspect of medical science and to pursue the study of this field through research. Students will undertake research activities supervised through a department of the faculty and complete a minor thesis.

Outcomes

These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/alignmentofoutcomes.html).

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to:

  • describe the ethical requirements for research activities in human, public health and biomedical science research
  • describe various methodologies in human, public health and biomedical science research
  • discuss an aspect, issue or problem within a human, public health or biomedical science research field
  • retrieve, interpretate and evaluate information in medical and other research based publications
  • design, frame, conduct and report on a small-scale project in human, public health or biomedical science research.

Entry requirements

Students may take leave from their course to pursue special studies in a discipline area offered by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences in order to qualify for the Honours degree of Bachelor of Medical Science, provided they have:

  • successfully completed at least the first two years of the Monash undergraduate-entry Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • successfully completed the first year of the graduate-entry Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • graduated from a Monash University Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • in all cases have achieved a credit average.

Students who are studying or have completed a medicine program at a university other than Monash must have completed studies with a credit average corresponding to a minimum of two years of the Monash undergraduate MBBS program in a medicine program with equivalent curriculum content, learning outcomes and academic standards as determined by the faculty.

Structure

This course consists of an honours research project.

Requirements

Semester one

  • MED4301 Medical science honours research skills (12 points)

Semester two

  • MED4302 Medical science honours research project (36 points)

Areas of study

Award(s)

Honours degree of Bachelor of Medical Science