The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences run a number of co-curricular programs. The programs listed below are undertaken overseas. For a full list of programs and detailed information refer to the Co-curricular Programs website.
Any course within MNHS
Collaborative Indo-Pacific Healthcare Program
|Degree / Discipline||Eligible Students||Location||Duration||Date||Contact|
|Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Medicine, Nutrition Science, Health Science and Paramedicine||TBA||Vietnam & Cambodia||30 hours of voluntary clinical placement over 4 weeks||Nov - Dec||ask.monash|
Any course within FMNHS
|Voluntary workplace activities that support community health|
Students selected to undertake this program are enrolled into a unit set and upon successful completion will have the title and description recorded on their AHEGS:
Title: Voluntary workplace activities that support community health
Description: Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences students enrolled in this program design and participate in voluntary workplace experience that broadens personal and professional perspectives on social issues in the context of health services. Student participation develops skills that enhance employability: communication, teamwork, leadership, appreciation of cultural diversity and problem solving. They will also gain an understanding of the workplace culture and multidisciplinary team environments. Enrolled students have participated in diverse activities including health service delivery in remote Australia, working with local NGOs, and delivering health services overseas.
(More information is available at https://www.monash.edu/medicine/study/current-students/co-curricular-programs)
|Any course within FMNHS||Must have completed 48 credit points||Various||varied (total 30 hours)||varied||ask.monash|
Community health workplace activities at external organisations operating in a psychology related field
Recognition for voluntary workplace activities you are engaging in, within organisations operating in a psychology related field. This might include engaging over your summer holidays in mental health placements overseas, where you might be working closely with individuals to help improve their overall mental health. Or, engage as a volunteer in a local community organisation across a broad spectrum of psychology related fields, including support for individuals with chronic disease or disability, youth mentoring, refugee support, support for families in need and more. Alternatively, you may find an internship working in corporate setting applying your knowledge of research design, analysis and psychological testing to assist the organisation with their clients and key stakeholders.
|Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)||Year 2 & above with a minimum 70 WAM||Various||80 hours over 1 semester||Weeks 2-12||ask.monash|