This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 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|
|Total credit points required||48|
|Standard duration of study (years)||1 year FT|
|Study mode and location||On-campus (Clayton)|
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3418|
This honours program is an additional year built upon the knowledge and experience gained in course 2230 Bachelor of Biomedical Science. In this honours course, students undertake approved research projects under the supervision of a member of the academic or research staff. There is a wide breadth of biomedical research available in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, providing a high degree of flexibility for students to pursue their honours year in a field of their choice.
Studies can be undertaken within one of the schools of the faculty, including:
Studies can also be undertaken with one of the affiliated institutes such as the:
These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes. For more information refer to http://opvclt.monash.edu.au/curriculum-by-design/aligning-course-outcomes-with-aqf-bologna.html.
Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to:
The entry requirements for the Honours degree of Bachelor of Biomedical Science are completion of all requirements for course 2230 Bachelor of Biomedical Science at Monash University with an average of 70 per cent or higher in at least 24 points at third-year level (including at least 12 points in biomedical science core units).
Students applying for admission based on comparable qualifications in biomedical science will need to demonstrate that they have achieved an appropriate standard in comparable studies. The entire academic record will be examined, with a focus on the final year of studies.
This course consists of supervised research, and for some students depending on the discipline, coursework components.
The research project and the writing up of a thesis constitutes the major portion of the student's work, as well as:
Students must complete:
Honours degree of Bachelor of Biomedical Science