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|Year and Campus:||2009|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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|Course Overview:|| |
Master of Medicine (Radiology) comprises three years full-time supervised clinical training in a hospital-based Department of Radiology approved by The University of Melbourne.
Training includes two years lecture and tutorial program and a revision program at the commencement of the third year.
Eligible overseas candidates, with a minimum of two years radiology training, can enroll in this program on a full-time basis.
The full-time overseas program runs for a period of two years.
The Master of Medicine course runs parallel with training for the Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (FRANZCR).
The FRANZCR Part I examination exempts trainees from Part I Master of Medicine. The Master of Medicine Examination is conducted in the 3 rd year of the program and provides invaluable preparation for the FRANZCR Part II examination.
Candidates are required to select one area of the discipline for study in greater depth. A minor thesis of up to 15,000 words is to be prepared on a research project based on the selected discipline.
|Objectives:||On completion of the course, students acquire a defined body of knowledge and procedural skills which will be used to perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and to make appropriate clinical decisions. The course endeavours to develop students' analytical and problem-solving skills necessary to function as effective diagnostic radiologists. Candidates are expected to adapt their cognitive and observation skills to enable accurate interpretation of the various medical imaging modalities employed in modern radiology. The course aims to ensure that the qualified radiologist will continue to keep up to date with new developments in imaging, and make learning, teaching and research a part of the professional career. Candidates will be able to collaborate effectively with other health professionals for the provision of optimal patient care, education and research. |
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||Candidates participate in clinical training under designated supervisors for a period of two and a half years. Training is undertaken in a range of medical imaging employing: radiography, angiography, ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear medicine techniques. In the third year, students are examined on their clinical training and submit for examination a minor research project in the third year.|
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Semester 1, Semester 2
|Entry Requirements:||An approved MBBS degree or recognised equivalent of at least two years standing and not less than two years experience as a medical officer in a hospital affiliated to an appropriate university for the purpose of teaching; and successful completion of Part 1 or has been granted exemption from Part 1; and has been approved for admission by the faculty. |
Applicants may be granted exemption from Part I of the examination for the degree of Master of Medicine if they have passed a comparable examination offered in a relevant discipline by an approved body. The following have been approved to date as exemptions for the purpose of proceeding straight to Part II candidature and other relevant experience or examinations may also be approved for this purpose from time to time:
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
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