single degree

Master of Preclinical Science

A single two year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Health and Medicine

MPSC
  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
  • Academic plan MPSC
  • Post Nominal
  • CRICOS code NO CRICOS
  • Mode of delivery
    • In Person
  • Field of Education
    • General Medicine
  • Academic contact
  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
  • Academic plan MPSC
  • Post Nominal
  • CRICOS code NO CRICOS
  • Mode of delivery
    • In Person
  • Field of Education
    • General Medicine
  • Academic contact

Program Requirements

The Masters of Preclinical Science requires completion of 96 units which must consist of:


96 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:

MEDI8011 Medicine 1A

MEDI8012 Medicine 1B

MEDI8013A Research Project OR MEDI8023A Research Project (Advanced)

MEDI8013B Research Project OR MEDI8023B Research Project (Advanced)

MEDI8020A Medicine 2

MEDI8020B Medicine 2

Capstone Courses

[MEDI8013A, MEDI8013B, MEDI8023]

Admission Requirements

The Master of Preclinical Science is an exit award only.

 

Admission to the Master of Preclinical Science is:

I.    by transfer only from the ANU Doctor of Medicine and Surgery program (8950XMCHD); and

II.   the completion of:

96 units of courses towards the ANU Doctor of Medicine and Surgery program (8950XMCHD), which must consist of:

 96 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:

MEDI8011 Medicine 1A

MEDI8012 Medicine 1B

MEDI8013A Research Project OR MEDI8023A Research Project (Advanced)

MEDI8013B Research Project OR MEDI8023B Research Project (Advanced)

MEDI8020A Medicine 2

MEDI8020B Medicine 2


Fee Information

All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)

The annual indicative fee provides an estimate of the program tuition fees for international students and domestic students (where applicable). The annual indicative fee for a program is based on the standard full-time enrolment load of 48 units per year (unless the program duration is less than 48 units). Fees for courses vary by discipline meaning that the fees for a program can vary depending on the courses selected. Course fees are reviewed on an annual basis and typically will increase from year to year. The tuition fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and the courses selected and are subject to increase during the period of study.

For further information on Fees and Payment please see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

The Master of Preclinical Science is an exit qualification only. It provides an exit for ANU students in the Doctor of Medicine and Surgery who have already completed 96 units of courses as listed in the admission statement.

Career Options

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We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe in molecular, cellular and physiological terms the biological basis of human health and disease.

  2. Synthesise information obtained from the medical history, physical examination and investigations to identify a problem list in a medical case.

  3. Discuss the scientific basis of pharmacological management of health conditions.

  4. Discuss biological, social and environmental determinants of health and evaluate approaches to study the relationship between these factors and health outcomes.

  5. Describe evidence based approaches within health care as they relate to health outcomes, quality and safety.

  6. Discuss the structure and functions of the Australian health care system.

  7. Demonstrate knowledge of Australian Indigenous culture and history, and the impact this has on health.

  8. Discuss key principles of ethics, law and human rights in health and disease.

  9. Design and complete a research project in a health or medicine discipline.

Further Information

Students exiting with this degree may not be able to graduate in the year of completion owing to the assessment timelines for the second year of the Doctor of Medicine and Surgery. Graduation will be available in the mid-year ceremony following the year of completion.

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