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MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES
1 year ( full-time ) 2 years ( part-time )*
February and July Research
RM41,100 Malaysian student
RM45,200 International student 2021 fees per year
* Part-time study is not available for international students .

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE

KPT / JPT ( R / 720 / 7 / 0058 ) 12 / 25 - MQA / SWA10526
If you want to pursue a research degree but do not hold an honours degree or equivalent , this course can be your qualifying degree .
In this course , you ’ ll undertake approved research projects for a specified period under the supervision of at least two academic staff members .
Course structure
This course consists of a combination of coursework and research . In the coursework component , you ’ ll develop an advanced theoretical and / or technical knowledge in the areas of your research focus . In the research component , you ’ ll develop research methodologies appropriate to your focus and plan and execute a research project under the individual guidance of academic supervisors .
The total course comprises 48 points , including coursework ( 12 points ) and research ( 36 points ).
Areas of study
• Biomedical sciences
• Psychology
• Public health
• Clinical sciences
• Pharmaceutical sciences .
Entry requirements
ELIGIBILITY
Bachelor ’ s degree requiring three years of full-time study in a relevant field 1
Average requirements
Credit ( 60 %) 2
Any other qualification deemed equivalent by the University .
Prerequisites
English : Monash ’ s minimum requirements apply .
1 You must not have attempted honours in that field . 2 Or higher , in at least 24 points of third-year-level relevant units .
My Monash PhD benefits my work in many ways , prominently in the evaluation of arguments and evidence , in fostering greater reflection and reflexivity , and in equipping me with skills that have amplified my ability to translate evidence and communicate ideas effectively .”
DR EDITH KORYO WELLINGTON
Doctor of Philosophy
Edith is currently serving as deputy chief and health research officer of Ghana Health Service ’ s research and development division , where she works with multiple national and international stakeholders on a range of health issues . As a PhD student at Monash , she researched the challenges of implementing the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in Ghana .
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