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  • The Monash

    1. 1. The world is your oyster…
    2. 2. Undergraduate courses 2008 <ul><li>Medicine / Surgery </li></ul><ul><li>Biomedical Science </li></ul><ul><li>Behavioural Neuroscience </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition & Dietetics </li></ul><ul><li>Occupational Therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Physiotherapy </li></ul><ul><li>Radiography & Medical Imaging </li></ul>
    3. 3. Undergraduate Courses 2008… <ul><li>Emergency Health (Paramedics) </li></ul><ul><li>Health Science </li></ul><ul><li>Nursing / Rural Health Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Nursing </li></ul><ul><li>Midwifery </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Social Work </li></ul>
    4. 4. Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences The Monash Medicine Course
    5. 5. <ul><li>Monash Clayton (undergraduate) </li></ul><ul><li>Monash Malaysia (undergraduate) </li></ul><ul><li>Monash Gippsland (graduate) </li></ul>Where can students study medicine at Monash?
    6. 6. B Medicine / B Surgery (MBBS) at Clayton <ul><li>5 years </li></ul><ul><li>Years 1 and 2 at Clayton Campus </li></ul><ul><li>Years 3, 4 & 5 in </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Medical Schools (metro or rural) </li></ul><ul><li>Selection into Monash Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>ENTER score – 30 or more in </li></ul><ul><li>English (35 in ESL) and Chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>UMAT Overall Score </li></ul><ul><li>(http://umatweb.acer.edu.au/) </li></ul><ul><li>3. Interview – semi structured </li></ul>
    7. 7. Features of the Monash MBBS course <ul><li>NO non-school leaver places </li></ul><ul><ul><li>i.e. all applicants must be “new to higher education” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Taught in an interdisciplinary fashion </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated curriculum built around four themes </li></ul><ul><li>Case-based learning ( NOT PBL) in early years of the course </li></ul><ul><li>All students spend a number of weeks in a rural setting </li></ul>
    8. 8. Four themes <ul><li>Personal and Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Society, Population, Health and Illness </li></ul><ul><li>Foundations of Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Skills </li></ul>
    9. 9. Graduate entry MBBS at Monash in 2008 <ul><li>Located on the Gippsland (Churchill) campus of Monash University </li></ul><ul><li>First intake in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>GAMSAT a requirement </li></ul><ul><li>Graduates of any accredited degree program eligible </li></ul><ul><li>Four year course </li></ul><ul><li>See website for details: </li></ul><ul><li>www.med.monash.edu.au/medical/gippsland/ </li></ul>
    10. 10. New Monash requirements for English as a Second Language (ESL) <ul><li>To meet the English prerequisite your score must be 5 points higher than for other English subjects </li></ul><ul><li>For Example: </li></ul><ul><li>B Emergency Health (Paramedic) </li></ul><ul><li>VCE – </li></ul><ul><li>at least 25 in English </li></ul><ul><li>at least 30 in ESL </li></ul>
    11. 11. B Biomedical Science <ul><li>3 years, Clayton Campus </li></ul><ul><li>2008 ENTER 91 </li></ul><ul><li>Career options very wide: </li></ul><ul><li>forensics </li></ul><ul><li>pharmaceutical industry </li></ul><ul><li>medical research </li></ul><ul><li>public health and </li></ul><ul><li>health promotion </li></ul><ul><li>VCE – 30 or more in English, 25 or more in Chemistry and one of Physics, </li></ul><ul><li>Maths Methods or Specialist Maths </li></ul>
    12. 12. Double Degrees with Biomedical Science <ul><li>B Biomed Sci / Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>B Biomed Sci / Economics </li></ul><ul><li>B Biomed Sci / Law </li></ul><ul><li>B Biomed Sci / Science </li></ul><ul><li>4 or 5 years, Clayton Campus </li></ul><ul><li>Check subject requirements </li></ul><ul><li>for each courses as they will vary </li></ul>
    13. 13. B Behavioural Neuroscience <ul><li>3 years, Clayton Campus </li></ul><ul><li>2008 clearly in ENTER 90.55 </li></ul><ul><li>Combines neuroscience with psychology and biomedical science </li></ul><ul><li>VCE – 25 or more in English, </li></ul><ul><li>Chemistry and one of </li></ul><ul><li>Maths Methods or </li></ul><ul><li>Specialist Mathematics </li></ul>
    14. 14. B Radiography & Medical Imaging <ul><li>4 years full time, Clayton Campus </li></ul><ul><li>2008 Fringe ENTER 93.85 </li></ul><ul><li>Careers as radiographers, </li></ul><ul><li>in accident emergency, </li></ul><ul><li>operating theatre imaging, paediatrics </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive clinical placements </li></ul><ul><li>(4 – 5 week blocks each semester) </li></ul><ul><li>VCE – More than 30 in English, </li></ul><ul><li>25 in Physics and Maths methods or Specialist Mathematics </li></ul><ul><li>Must complete supplementary form </li></ul>
    15. 15. B Nutrition & Dietetics <ul><li>4 years full time, Clayton Campus </li></ul><ul><li>Indicative ENTER 94.40 (range of criteria used) </li></ul><ul><li>First 2 years at Clayton, include core biomedical science units </li></ul><ul><li>Last 2 years of extensive clinical and community practice </li></ul><ul><li>VCE- more than 30 in English and Chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>Must complete Supplementary Information Form </li></ul>
    16. 16. B Emergency Health (Paramedic) <ul><li>3 years full time, Peninsula Campus </li></ul><ul><li>Indicative ENTER 82.00 (range of criteria used) </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive clinical </li></ul><ul><li>placements with the </li></ul><ul><li>Metropolitan and Rural </li></ul><ul><li>Ambulance Services </li></ul><ul><li>VCE –at least 25 in English </li></ul><ul><li>Supplementary information form required </li></ul>
    17. 17. B Nursing <ul><li>3 years full time </li></ul><ul><li>2008 ENTER Peninsula 82.05 </li></ul><ul><li>2008 ENTER Gippsland 72.1 </li></ul><ul><li>50% of time spent in clinical </li></ul><ul><li>placements </li></ul><ul><li>Alt entry via TAFE Cert IV Health (Nursing ) </li></ul><ul><li>VCE - At least 25 in English, plus units 1 & 2 in either General Maths or Maths Methods, or units 3 & 4 in any Maths </li></ul>
    18. 18. Options in Nursing <ul><li>B Nursing & Rural Health Practice,4 years full time, Gippsland (ENTER 72.85) </li></ul><ul><li>B Nursing / B Emergency Health (Paramedics) (ENTER 93.5) </li></ul><ul><li>B Nursing (Psychological Studies) – focus on mental health nursing </li></ul><ul><li>B Nursing / B Midwifery- New from 2008 4 years Gippsland Campus </li></ul>
    19. 19. B Midwifery <ul><li>3 years full time, Peninsula Campus </li></ul><ul><li>2008 ENTER 78.95 </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive clinical experience </li></ul><ul><li>VCE - 25 in English, plus units 1 & 2 in either General Maths or Maths Methods, or units 3 & 4 in any Maths </li></ul>
    20. 20. B Occupational Therapy <ul><li>4 years full time, Peninsula Campus </li></ul><ul><li>2008 ENTER 84.4 </li></ul><ul><li>Enables people of all ages who may have physical, mental and/or social challenges to participate in activities of everyday life </li></ul><ul><li>VCE – at least 25 in English, plus recommended students have 2 of Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Health and Human Development, or Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Supplementary information form required </li></ul>
    21. 21. B Physiotherapy <ul><li>4 years full time, Peninsula Campus </li></ul><ul><li>Must sit UMAT </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on prevention, assessment and treatment of physical disorders and promotion of movement and health </li></ul><ul><li>VCE – at least 25 in English, and any 2 of Chemistry, Biology, Maths Methods, Physics or Specialist Maths </li></ul>
    22. 22. B Psychology (Honours) <ul><li>4 years , Peninsula and Clayton </li></ul><ul><li>2008 ENTER 90.1 & 94.8 </li></ul><ul><li>VCE – at least 25 in English </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking, memory, problem solving, seeing, language, communication, social and emotional behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>Career as a psychologist </li></ul>
    23. 23. B Psychology & Business <ul><li>3 years , Peninsula Campus </li></ul><ul><li>2008 ENTER 86.15 </li></ul><ul><li>Includes APS accredited major ( 9 core units + 1 elective) </li></ul><ul><li>A major in either management, marketing or human resources </li></ul><ul><li>VCE – at least 25 in English, plus units </li></ul><ul><li>1 & 2 of Maths Methods or General Maths </li></ul>
    24. 24. B Health Science <ul><li>3 years, Peninsula campus </li></ul><ul><li>2008 ENTER 75.6 </li></ul><ul><li>Major study options in health promotion, health industry / hospital management and health informatics </li></ul><ul><li>VCE – at least 25 in English </li></ul>
    25. 25. Double degrees with Social Work <ul><li>B Arts/ B Social Work </li></ul><ul><li>4 years, Caulfield Campus </li></ul><ul><li>B Health Science/ B Social Work </li></ul><ul><li>4 yrs, Peninsula campus </li></ul><ul><li>Both double degrees: </li></ul><ul><li>Have AASW accreditation </li></ul><ul><li>VCE – at least 25 in English </li></ul><ul><li>Require supplementary information forms to be completed </li></ul><ul><li>Social workers help people resolve problems in their relationships with others </li></ul>
    26. 26. Important dates <ul><li>Open Days </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Caulfield and Clayton </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sunday 3 August, 10am-4pm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gippsland and Peninsula </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saturday 2 August, 10am – 4pm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Change of preference Mid-December </li></ul>
    27. 27. Other Information <ul><li>Website: </li></ul><ul><li>www.med.monash.edu.au </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 03 9905 2048 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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