Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Year and Campus:||2012 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Level:||Research Higher Degree|
|Duration & Credit Points:||Students are expected to complete this research in 1.50 years full time, or equivalent part time.|
Prospective student enquiries:
Melbourne Medical School
Telephone: 61 3 8344 5998
Email your enquiry about Melbourne Medical School research courses to: email@example.com
Currently enrolled student enquiries:
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Student Centre
Level 1, Brownless Biomedical Library
The University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010 Australia
Phone: +61 3 8344 5890
Fax: +61 3 9347 7084
The Master of Health Sciences (by Research) is available in the following topic area:
Graduate research in the following areas may be available from time to time. Students are advised to check with the Melbourne Medical School.
Research Masters degrees at the University of Melbourne are designed for students to develop advanced skills in carrying out independent and sustained research. The thesis should demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing scholarship in the area of research.
On completion of the course students should be able to:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
An approved program of not less than one year full-time research (or equivalent part-time) on a specific aspect of the discipline will be undertaken by candidates. Examination of a thesis embodying observations made by the candidate and including a critical review of the literature in the relevant field.
The thesis for the degree of Master of Health Sciences will ordinarily represent the equivalent of not less than one year full-time research and, except with the special permission of of the faculty, is to be submitted not later than 12 months following completion of the research. The thesis should normally be 30,000 words in length excluding tables, illustrations and bibliography. The thesis should contain a preface stating the extent to which the candidate is reporting work to which others have contributed. A candidate may not present in the thesis work for which a degree has been conferred at this or another university.
Where it is appropriate, an applicant for enrolment as a higher degree candidate or an applicant submitting a thesis for examination must submit evidence to the satisfaction of the faculty that all ethical requirements associated with the research have been approved by the appropriate body of the institution or institutions involved.
Research areas available according to the availability of research staff for supervision:
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Overview, Objectives 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 course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
The Melbourne Experience enables our graduates to become:
Knowledgeable across disciplines:
Leaders in communities:
Attuned to cultural diversity:
Active global citizens:
|Links to further information:||http://www.medicine.unimelb.edu.au/future/rhd/|
In Genetic Counselling, students will be required to undertake research and one of the following two subjects:
Master of Health Sciences by Research students should refer to the University's Masters by Research Generic Guidelines for information about course rules and requirements. The enrolling department for the genetic counselling stream is the Department of Paediatrics, Royal Children's Hospital.
Refer to the Melbourne School of Graduate Research for information about thesis examination and submission.
For information about the application process, refer to the Melbourne Medical School.
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