Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Year and Campus:||2014 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||100 credit points taken over 12 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
Assciate Professor Steve Farish
School of Melbourne Custom Programs
Level 3, 442 Auburn Rd
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Phone: 9810 3245
This course provides individuals from medical and allied health professions (such as nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists etc) and others with a science-based background and qualifications the opportunity to complete advanced formal training in Clinical Research.
Consequently, students will have the opportunity to build a comprehensive range of skills in the general area of clinical research through the Graduate Certificate, higher-level theoretical skills in a relevant clinical speciality through the Graduate Diploma and applied skills in a relevant area of clinical speciality if they progress through to the Masters award.
Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research will possess:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:|| |
To satisfy the requirements of the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research, students must complete a total of 100 points.
|Subject Options:|| |
Firstly, students must complete the following four core subjects (50 credit points).
Study Period Commencement:
May, Semester 1
May, Semester 1
Students are then required to complete a total of 50 credit points from this list of elective subjects.
Study Period Commencement:
An undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification in medicine, an allied health profession, science or social science which is recognised by the University as evidence of adequate preparation for the course plus documented evidence of at least the equivalent of one year's full-time relevant professional work experience in a medical, scientific or allied health environment and an explanation of why the course is to be undertaken (up to 300 words in length).
|Core Participation Requirements:||
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and degree 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 degree.
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 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:
On successful completion of the Graduate Diploma or students will be eligible for 100 points credit towards the Masters programs in Clinical Research
The Melbourne Experience enables our graduates to become:
· Academically excellent:
o have a strong sense of intellectual integrity and the ethics of scholarship
o have in-depth knowledge of their specialist discipline(s)
o reach a high level of achievement in writing, generic research activities, problem-solving and communication
o be critical and creative thinkers, with an aptitude for continued self-directed learning
o be adept at learning in a range of ways, including through information and communication technologies
· Knowledgeable across disciplines:
o examine critically, synthesise and evaluate knowledge across a broad range of disciplines
o expand their analytical and cognitive skills through learning experiences in diverse subjects
o have the capacity to participate fully in collaborative learning and to confront unfamiliar problems
o have a set of flexible and transferable skills for different types of employment
· Leaders in communities:
o initiate and implement constructive change in their communities, including professions and workplaces
o have excellent interpersonal and decision-making skills, including an awareness of personal strengths and limitations
o mentor future generations of learners
o engage in meaningful public discourse, with a profound awareness of community needs
· Attuned to cultural diversity:
o value different cultures
o be well-informed citizens able to contribute to their communities wherever they choose to live and work
o have an understanding of the social and cultural diversity in our community
o respect indigenous knowledge, cultures and values
· Active global citizens:
o accept social and civic responsibilities
o be advocates for improving the sustainability of the environment
have a broad global understanding, with a high regard for human rights, equity and ethics
|Professional Accreditation:|| |
|Generic Skills:|| |
|Links to further information:||http://www.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/courses|
Download PDF version.