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Theme IV : Clinical skills
This theme encompasses the whole range of clinical skills from the earliest to the later parts of the course . In the early years , you ’ ll go on general practice and rural visits and be introduced to community clinics and hospitals . Multi-professional education is encouraged via potential educational interactions with nurses , paramedics , radiographers and other healthcare professionals during a range of rural health activities . Your later years will include advanced elective experiences in diverse medical workplaces , both within and outside the hospital environment .
Overall Structure of Theme IV : Clinical Skills
YEAR 1 YEAR 2 YEAR 3 YEAR 4 YEAR 5
• Community visits
• First Aid course including CPR
• Clinical skills laboratory
• Clinical and communication skills
• Clinical and communication skills linked with systems teaching
• Rural rotations
• Clinical skills laboratory
• Teamwork experiences
• Medicine and surgery
• Communication skills in clinical setting
• Skills in Clinical rotations
• Women ’ s and children ’ s health
• Psychiatry and general practice medicine
• Medical teamwork experiences
• Clinical skills laboratory for one intensive week prior to student internship
• Student internship
• Rural rotations
• Teamwork
• Leadership
MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES

ADMISSION AND APPLICATION

Entry requirements
Qualification Monash University Foundation Year 1 85 % GCE A Level 14 ATAR 95 Indian School Certificate Examination 80 % All India Senior School Certificate Examination 85 % International Baccalaureate Diploma ( IB Diploma ) 36 STPM , Malaysia 10.3 UEC , Malaysia 1.8
Program Matrikulasi ( Matriculation Program ), Malaysia 3.7
Ontario Secondary School Diploma 91 %
Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education ( Advanced Level ) 14
UNSW Foundation Studies 9
If you ’ ve completed your pre-university studies , you can apply for entry into the medicine course at Monash University . Your application will be assessed based on a combination of :
• pre-university qualifications ( e . g . A Level , International Baccalaureate Diploma , Monash University Foundation Year , South Australian Matriculation , Australian Matriculation , or STPM )
• International Student Admissions Test ( ISAT )
• adequate performance in the Multiple Mini Interviews
• English proficiency .
Pre-university qualifications You ’ ll need to have satisfactorily completed an appropriate pre-university course . Results of your pre-university studies must be available prior to the commencement of the medicine course . Chemistry is a prerequisite at the pre-university level and you ’ ll need to demonstrate a high level of academic achievement in this subject .
International Student Admission Test ( ISAT ) You ’ re required to undertake the ISAT . Your results will contribute towards the overall ranking for entry into the course . For further information about ISAT , including test centres and closing dates , please visit their website at www . acer . edu . au / isat or enquire at :
ISAT office Australian Council for Educational Research 19 Prospect Hill Rd , Camberwell , VIC , Australia 3124
Telephone : + 61 3 9277 5357 Fax : + 61 3 9277 5757 Email : isat @ acer . edu . au
Multiple Mini Interviews ( MMI ) The Multiple Mini Interviews will be conducted in Kuala Lumpur , Singapore and Melbourne . Other interview sites may also be announced , so please check our website and with local agents . The interview format is designed to evaluate whether you possess the relevant personal qualities to succeed in the medicine course , and you ’ ll be assessed by trained interviewers . MMI stations will comprise a series of scenarios and associated questions focusing on your relevant personal qualities such as :
• motivation
• communication skills
• critical thinking
• ethical / empathetic reasoning .
The MMI consists of four sequential interview stations . At each station , you ’ ll be interviewed for eight minutes , followed by a two-minute changeover ( i . e . 10 minutes per station ), with a circuit that takes 40 minutes to complete . If you haven ’ t been invited to participate , you cannot request for an interview .
English proficiency You must be proficient in English . This can be demonstrated through one of the following :
• Higher score in English ( Australian Year 12 equivalent )
• GCE O Level English 1119 ( SPM ): B grade
• IELTS : An overall score of 7.0 or greater with no individual band less than 6.5
• Internet / Paper-based TOEFL : An overall score of 94 or greater with 20 in Listening , 19 in Reading , 20 in Speaking and 24 in Writing
• Pearson Test of English ( PTE ): An overall score of 65 or above with no communication skills lower than 58
• Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English ( CAE ), Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English ( CPE ) and Cambridge Linguaskill General : An overall score of 185 with no skill score lower than 176
• grade ‘ B ’ or score of 5 in one of the following IGCSE subjects : Literature in English or Literature ( English ) or English Literature or First Language English 0522 or World Literature or English Language or English Language A or English Language B
• grade ‘ A ’ or score of 7 in IGCSE English as a Second Language
• grade ‘ B ’ or score of 5 in one of the following GCSE / GCE O Level subjects : English Language or Literature in English or English Literature or English or English Language ( Syllabus B )
• grade ‘ B ’ in one of the following GCE AS Level subjects : General Paper or General Studies or English Language or Language and Literature in English ( previously known as Language and Literature ) or Literature in English or English Literature or English Language and Literature
• grade ‘ D ’ in one of the following GCE A Level subjects : General Studies or English Language or Literature in English or English Language and Literature or English Literature .
1 The undergraduate entry requirements published in this guide are for students commencing the MUFY program in 2021 .
Monash English Bridging is not accepted for admission into this program .
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