Medical Science - M3701

Medical Science

Bachelor degree (honours year)

Are you looking to become a doctor? Please see our Doctor of Medicine program (M6011).

This is a prestigious program in medical research for high achieving students who are currently undertaking, or have completed, a relevant undergraduate medical degree. You will undertake research methodology training and carry out an independent research project on your selected topic, working closely with a supervisor who will provide you with individual guidance and academic counselling. The course offers a pathway to higher level research in medicine.

At a glance

Course Details

Location
  • On-campus at Clayton: Full time
  • On-campus at Malaysia: Full time
Duration
  • 1 year (full time)
Start date
First Semester (February), Second Semester (July)
Qualification
Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours)
Course Handbook

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)

Qualifications

Applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

Currently enrolled in a medical degree and successfully completed one of the following with at least an equivalent Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60% (a Monash credit average):

  • three or more years of the Direct entry Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine at Monash University

    OR

  • two or more years of the Graduate entry Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine at Monash University

    OR

  • currently enrolled in a national or international medical degree that is accredited by an agency that is recognised by the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME, Accreditation - The World Federation for Medical Education) and have completed study which is the equivalent of at least 3 years of the Monash undergraduate entry Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine program with equivalent curriculum content, learning outcome and academic standards as determined by the Faculty

OR

Graduated with a medical degree from a recognised medical program that is accredited by that is accredited by an agency that is recognised by the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME, Accreditation - The World Federation for Medical Education)

  • with a WAM of at least 60%

    OR

  • at least two years of clinical training after graduation from their medical degree

Alternative qualifications and prerequisites

For other domestic and international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course use the study credit and admissions eligibility search.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Alternative entry pathways

Multiple pathways to this course

There are many ways to gain entry to a course at Monash. If you don't meet our entry requirements, there are pathways to help. More about alternative pathways...

Additionally, we recognise that some applicants may have experienced difficulties that have disadvantaged them when applying for university. We offer a range of special admissions schemes that may help you gain entry to your chosen course, including pathways for Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students. .More about special admissions schemes...

This course consists of a combination of coursework and research. In the coursework component you will develop advanced research skills in your area of focus. In the research component you will plan and execute a research project under the individual guidance of an academic supervisor.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Apply directly to Monash using course code M3701

Apply

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code M3701

Apply

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

A$11,800

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth supported student, you may be able to either:

Full fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.

A$70,600

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.