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Bachelor of Medical Science
Major In Preclinical Science
Equips students with a broad knowledge in medical sciences, as well as the skills and attributes required for continuing personal and professional development, life-long learning and inquiry.
Within this 16-unit major, students will be taught using a combination of in-class lectures with online availability, tutorials, laboratory sessions and a 'real-life' research environment, which reinforces theory through practical skills development.
The major develops graduates' ability to read, reflect, critically evaluate literature and current scientific issues, as well as developing professional knowledge in the medical sciences. Assessment tasks will reinforce communication, teamwork, critical appraisal, problem-solving and decision-making skills and a cross-cultural outlook.
Medical Researcher, Health Professional, Health Educator
This unitset structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.The Preclinical Science Major will equip students with a broad knowledge in medical sciences, skills and professional attributes required to continue personal development, life-long learning and inquiry. This provides a base for entry into the health professions, medical research and development and health education, opening doors to many careers including medicine. Students are required to complete 240 credit points (16 units) to complete the Major. Students will be taught using a combination of in-class lectures with on-line availability, tutorials, laboratory sessions and a ?real-life? research environment, which reinforce theory through practical skills development. This Major develops graduate attributes through engagement with the learning content and processes. As students read, reflect, critically evaluate literature and current scientific issues, their professional knowledge in the medical sciences will be developed. Assessment tasks will develop communication, teamwork, critical appraisal, problem-solving and decision-making skills and a cross-cultural outlook.
Students entering the Major will have completed the compulsory core units of the Bachelor of Medical Science that comprise the first year of the course, and will be entering year two.
Year Two - Semester 1
|SCH2226||Human Molecular Genetics||15|
|MMS2100||Introduction to Histology and Histotechniques||15|
Year Two - Semester 2
|PST2106||Pre-hospital Diagnostic Techniques||15|
|MMS2101||Introduction to Haematology||15|
Year Three - Semester 1
Students will complete three compulsory units and one elective in this semester
|SCH3227||The Biology of Human Disease||15|
|MMS3101||Evolutionary Perspectives on Health and Disease||15|
|Select 1 out of the following 3 units|
|PST3103||Trauma Studies for Paramedics||15|
Year Three - Semester 2
Students will complete two compulsory units and two electives in this semester
|Select 2 out of the following 3 units:|
|PST3104||Medical Studies for Paramedics||15|
|MMS3107||Histopathology and Applied Histotechniques||15|
This major can also be studied in the following courses: