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 Science
|Total credit points required||192|
|Standard duration of study (years)||4 years FT, 8 years PT|
|Study mode and location||On-campus (Malaysia)|
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3523|
This double-degree program provides the opportunity to combine studies in biotechnology with medical bioscience. Upon completion of this course, students will have knowledge of science across a range of disciplines with a high level of understanding and appreciation in a broad spectrum of areas relating to medical bioscience and biotechnology, with an emphasis on aspects of human health in tropical regions. Graduates will have the skills to utilise sophisticated equipment to effectively communicate, liaise and cooperate with others in a multidisciplinary setting and to work within and contribute to a team environment, particularly in the field of patient care.
Students must undergo industrial training at stage three of the course via a professional attachment to a clinical or medical laboratory as part of the course requirements.
This course consists of core and elective units.
Students must complete:
(a.) the following units:
(b.) at least three of:
(c.) additional elective units chosen from any faculty at Malaysia, including units offered for other science courses, to take the total credit points to 192
When selecting elective units, these can be identified using the browse units toolbrowse units tool (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/units/search) and indexes of unitsindexes of units (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/units/) in the current edition of the Handbook. The level of the unit is indicated by the first number in the unit code; undergraduate units are those that commence with the numbers 1-3. Note: Some non-science units may require permission from the owning faculty.
Note: Students must complete:
Students may graduate with either of the single degrees in this course following completion of at least 144 points and all core units of the relevant degree.
Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)
Bachelor of Science (Medical Bioscience)