The Honours degree of Bachelor of Medical Science is a twelve month degree programme for MBBS students and graduates. The degree is an important part of your commitment to be at the forefront of medical research. The programme embeds students in a research setting with Australian and internationally recognised researchers. This introduces them to research practice. Students learn skills relating to data analysis and the communication of scientific ideas in oral presentations and a written thesis. The Honours degree of Bachelor of Medical Science programme offers candidates a range of projects across an array of research streams, matching student interests to projects respectively.
Is the Honours degree of Bachelor of Medical Science for me?
The Honours degree of Bachelor of Medical Science research practice programme provides students with the opportunity to develop a number of important attributes:
- Effective communication
- Capacity for enquiry and research
- Critical thought, analysis and problem solving
- Ethical, social and international understanding
- Self-management and teamwork
- Capacity to conduct practitioner or higher degree research
- Eligibility to support higher degree research (depends on academic grades)
- Eligibility for scholarship funding to support higher degree research (depends on academic grades)
Information regarding the program is available from the Online Handbook: www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/courses/0041.html
Queries regarding the BMedSc (hons) program should be directed to the Course Administrator, email@example.com, in the first instance.
The Monash Research Student Society Yearbook
The Monash Research Student Society Yearbook outlines many of the projects completed by BMedSc (Hons) students in 2012. The book is a useful reference for candidates looking for further information about the expertise they will acquire during study and the broad scope of research placements available. Before finding out more about the medical degree, refer to what current students have to say about their experiences by reading the Yearbook.
Click here to download the Yearbook