This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 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
|Managing faculty||Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences|
|Partner faculty||Business and Economics|
|Total credit points required||192|
|Standard duration of study (years)||4 years FT, 8 years PT|
|Study mode and location||On-campus (Caulfield)|
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/4503|
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This flexible degree takes a unique, international approach to health sciences and reflects existing and projected demands for the current and future multidisciplinary, multi-skilled workforce in Australia and internationally. The degree combines the strengths of business theory and skills and with theory and skills in public health. With work experience post-graduation, graduates are expected to find employment in a wide range of settings which require a public health management, marketing, or economics focus.
These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 7, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 7, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://opvclt.monash.edu.au/curriculum-by-design/aligning-course-outcomes-with-aqf-bologna.html).
The course's learning outcomes are dependent upon the core studies across the four years of the course. They are enhanced and enriched by complementary major sequences and individual elective choices.
At minimum, this course aims to develop graduates who will:
(a.) be critical and creative scholars who:
(b.) be responsible and effective global citizens who:
(c.) have a comprehensive understanding of their discipline and be able to provide discipline-based solutions relevant to the business, professional and public policy communities that we serve
(d.) have a well-developed understanding of multidisciplinary decision-making in systems and organisations
(e.) achieve a broad education based on independent learning, critical thinking, problem-solving and evaluation.
144 credit points.
Students must refer to the information available on the special requirements outlined below. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure they have the correct documentation.
Students who choose to undertake a fieldwork placement unit must have a current Police checkPolice check (http://www.med.monash.edu.au/current/police-checks.html) regarding their suitability to undertake placements. Students are required to obtain this check prior to participating in practical units.
Students who choose to undertake a fieldwork placement unit must have a current Working with Children checkWorking with Children check (http://www.med.monash.edu.au/current/wwc-check.html) regarding their suitability to undertake placements. Students are required to obtain this check prior to participating in practical units.
The faculty recommends that all students accept responsibility for having up-to-date immunisations before commencing this course. Recommended immunisations include diphtheria, tetanus, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, tuberculosis and hepatitis B. Refer to the faculty's Immunisation and infection riskImmunisation and infection risk (http://www.med.monash.edu.au/current/immunisation) page in this Handbook.
This course provides opportunities for students to undertake off-campus fieldwork placements. In the fieldwork setting students will have an opportunity to apply theory to practice under supervision. Attendance is mandatory for the fieldwork component of these units.
Where a student's skill or knowledge is found to be inadequate, access to the fieldwork component of the unit will be denied. A student may be withdrawn from a fieldwork practicum if required skills and knowledge are deemed inadequate, or on other grounds deemed appropriate by the head of school.
Graduates of this course are eligible to join the:
Refer to the faculty's Professional recognition of coursesProfessional recognition of courses (http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/professional-recognition/) page in this Handbook.
This course consists of:
Students must complete a minimum of 36 points at third-year-level, and a total of 32 units.
Students must complete:
Students must complete:
* Depending on the major chosen, one or more of the units in the major may have already been studied as part of the business units studied in first and second year - where this is the case, students will complete additional business electives to meet the required number of points in the business component of this course.
Majors available are:
Refer to requirements for:
Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Health Science