Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Gippsland Partnership Program)

Secure your pathway into the Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine at Monash University.
This course is only offered at one location, see below.
Gippsland - Churchill
Location
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Gippsland - Churchill
Semester 1
Semester 2
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Other intakes
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Length
3 years
(360 credit points = 3.0 EFTSL)
ATAR
Year 12 applicants will be ranked based on their ATAR and ATAR Adjustment Factors – e.g. Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) and Subject Adjustments.

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Gippsland Partnership Program) is designed to enable Gippsland-origin students* to qualify for the Monash University graduate entry medicine program and then, if selected, complete their medical training in the Gippsland region. Selected students will complete a Federation University biomedical science degree, comprising of 16 units of study with Federation University and 6 units with Monash University**.

Students in the program who achieve a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of over 70 during their degree are eligible to apply for a place in Monash University’s graduate entry Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine. The first year of this program commences at Monash University’s School of Rural Health in Churchill, Gippsland.

To be eligible for admission into the Monash University graduate entry medicine program, students must meet rural-origin requirements* and achieve a WAM of over 70 in addition to a minimum score in a Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) and Situational Judgement Test (SJT).

* Gippsland origin is defined as residency for at least 10 years cumulatively or any 5 years consecutively in a Gippsland region classified as ASGS-RA 2-5 (Australian Statistical Geography Standard – Remoteness Areas; includes all Gippsland shires and outer metro regions east of Pakenham).
** Some travel to Clayton will be required for the units undertaken with Monash University.

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Sample structures are just one example of the many options available within your chosen course. Please contact Federation University for further information on available options.

Please note this is a sample structure only and is not to be used for enrolment purposes. To enrol, please refer to the information provided to you by Federation University for your individual program structure or view our enrolment information page.

To view current subject information and cost, click on the individual subject name below, or click here to view current subject information and cost for ALL subjects.

Year 1

Semester 1

MEDICAL BIOPHYSICS
MONCI1001, 15 credit points
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
SCBIO1001, 15 credit points
CHEMISTRY 1
SCCHM1001, 15 credit points
STATISTICAL METHODS
STATS1000, 15 credit points

Semester 2

PUBLIC HEALTH AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE
MONCI1002, 15 credit points
SYSTEMS BIOLOGY
SCBIO1020, 15 credit points
CHEMISTRY 2
SCCHM1002, 15 credit points
SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION
SCCOR1200, 15 credit points

Year 2

Semester 1

STRUCTURE OF THE HUMAN BODY
MONCI2001, 15 credit points
BIOCHEMISTRY
SCBCH2001, 15 credit points
PATHOPHYSIOLOGY 1
SCMED2010, 15 credit points
GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY
SCMIC2001, 15 credit points

Semester 2

HUMAN NEUROBIOLOGY
MONCI1003, 15 credit points
NUTRITION AND METABOLISM
SCBCH2002, 15 credit points
PATHOPHYSIOLOGY 2
SCMED2011, 15 credit points
MAMMALIAN GENETICS
SCMOL2010, 15 credit points

Year 3

Semester 1

MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF DISEASE
MONCI3001, 15 credit points
PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY
SCMED3010, 15 credit points
IMMUNOLOGY
SCMOL3020, 15 credit points

Semester 2

HISTOPATHOLOGY AND HAEMATOLOGY
SCMED3034, 15 credit points
CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY
SCMIC3003, 15 credit points
Important for Yr 10 students

Entry requirements (year 12)

English
Units 3 & 4: a study score of at least 27 in English (EAL) or 25 in English other than EAL
Maths
Units 3 & 4: a study score of at least 25 in Mathematical Methods (any),Specialist Mathematics or Physics.  
Sciences/Other
Units 3 & 4: a study score of at least 25 in Chemistry.  


Gippsland origin is defined as residency for at least 10 years cumulatively or any 5 years consecutively in a

Gippsland region classified as ASGS-RA 2-5 (Australian Statistical Geography Standard – Remoteness Areas;
includes all Gippsland shires and outer metro regions east of Pakenham).
 

Extra Requirements

Gippsland origin is defined as residency for at least 10 years cumulatively or any 5 years consecutively in a Gippsland region classified as ASGS-RA 2-5 (Australian Statistical Geography Standard – Remoteness Areas; includes all Gippsland shires and outer metro regions east of Pakenham).

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: Yes

VTAC code: 3700711751 (Churchill)

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: SB5

CRICOS code: 062139A

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

$8,021 estimated annual tuition fee - commencing 2022

Annual tuition fees are per 120 credit points which represents 1 EFTSL or a standard full-time study load for a year.

The estimated annual fees are indicative only. The tuition fees you pay will vary depending on the subjects you choose to study as each subject has its own credit point value and cost. The total cost will vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load and the time it takes to complete your course.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth Supported Place student, you may be eligible to defer payment of your student contribution through the HECS-HELP loan scheme. Please visit our HECS-HELP webpage for further information.

Other fees

You may need to pay some other fees such as the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

Other study costs

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The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

School department

School of Science, Psychology and Sport

Course coordinator

Jennifer Mosse