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Monash University

Lozzy

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Monash Central Medical School​

[Introduction on uni]

[h1]MEDICINE AT MONASH UNIVERSITY[/h1]
[introduction on course. This should include location, number of years, type of teaching (e.g. pbl), undergrad/postgrad]

[h2]Course Structure[/h2]

[h3]Year 1 & 2 (Preclin)[/h3]
Info on type of learning (lectures, pbl, pracs), hours, structure, what is actually learnt, assessments/assignments/grading, when clinical starts and hours, flexibility...etc

During the first two years students study in a lecture environment at the clayton campus. The course consists of lectures and tutorials, with a weekly PBL case which implements the facts learnt that week in a practical patient scenario.

First year students undertake two days of clinical placements in hospital and at a GP clinic. Second year students take part in a once a week community placement in one semester. These placements are often at community health centres or in social work environments.

[h3]Years 3-5 (Clinical)[/h3]
Clinical years are in the hospital environment. Students pick from Monash's clinical schools and go to the hospitals to learn by teaching from doctors working at that hospital.

[h3]Year 3[/h3]

[h3]Year 4[/h3]

[h3]Year 5[/h3]


[h2]Honours[/h2]

[When an honours research year will occur, info about it, requirements to do it, significance, what it would involve...etc]

[h2]Hospitals and Clinical Schools[/h2]
  • [Insert list of hospitals/clinical schools]

[h2]Gallery[/h2]
[This would be pictures of campus and the med building]

[h2]What's special about Monash?[/h2]
  • List things which are unique about the particular university

[h1]ENTRY INTO UNI [/h1]
At Monash Central Medical School, 250 local students will be selected for entry into Medicine in 2011, out of approximately ____ applicants. The application procedure and requirements for entry into Monash University will depend on the type of applicant you are. As Monash doesn't accept non-standard applicants, only school-leavers may apply, and they do so under these categories:

[h2]Local[/h2]
[Insert definition]
[offtopic]
The number of Local applicants selected is ___.

To apply:
  1. Register to sit for the UMAT exam by [insert closing date].
    The UMAT cutoff for 2011 is ___. You will be ranked on this score for interview offers, and it will make up __% of your final aggregate.

  2. Fill in the application form on the [insert uni] website [insert link to application form]. This will require a predicted ATAR.
    The predicted ATAR cutoff for 2011 is ___ (__ GPA). It will make up __% of your interview offers.

  3. Register for [insert course name] on VTAC[insert link] by [insert closing date]

  4. Sit the HSC and acquire an TER.
    The TER cutoff for 2011 is ___. It will make up __% of your final aggregate.

  5. Interview offers are released on the ____. Attend the interviews if you are offered.
    Selection is based on UMAT score, with ~700 applicants being invited to attent interviews in November-December. [insert brief description of interview, including: length of time, structure, number of interviews. The interview will make up __% of your final aggregate.] See [insert link to wiki article] for more information on the interview.

  6. Offers are released on the ___ via VTAC.

  7. Second round offers are released on the ___ via VTAC.
    These offers will be released to successful applicants who have not been offered a place in first round offers. Also, the type of offer you receive may be 'upgraded' (from bonded to unbonded).

Further information:
  • Pre-requisites: A study score of at least 35 in English (ESL) or 30 in any other English, and a study score of at least 30 in chemistry in the VCE.
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[h2]Rural[/h2]
[insert definition] [also Info on Dean's rural list?]
[offtopic]
The number of Rural applicants selected is ___.

To apply:
  1. Register to sit for the UMAT exam by [insert closing date].
    The UMAT cutoff for 2011 is ___. You will be ranked on this score for interview offers, and it will make up __% of your final aggregate.

  2. Fill in the application form on the [insert uni] website [insert link to application form]. This will require a predicted ATAR.
    The predicted ATAR cutoff for 2011 is ___ (__ GPA). It will make up __% of your interview offers.

  3. Register for [insert course name] on VTAC[insert link] by [insert closing date]

  4. Sit the HSC and acquire an ATAR.
    The ATAR cutoff for 2011 is ___. It will make up __% of your final aggregate.

  5. Interview offers are released on the ____. Attend the interviews if you are offered.
    [insert brief description of interview, including: length of time, structure, number of interviews. The interview will make up __% of your final aggregate. See [insert link to wiki article] for more information on the interview.

  6. Offers are released on the ___ via VTAC.

  7. Second round offers are released on the ___ via VTAC.
    These offers will be released to successful applicants who have not been offered a place in first round offers. Also, the type of offer you receive may be 'upgraded' (from bonded to unbonded).

Further information:
  • Pre-requisites: A study score of at least 35 in English (ESL) or 30 in any other English, and a study score of at least 30 in chemistry in the VCE.
  • What classifies as rural

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[h2]Indigenous[/h2]
[insert definition]
[offtopic]
The number of Indigenous applicants selected is ___.

To apply:
  1. Register to sit for the UMAT exam by [insert closing date].
    The UMAT cutoff for 2011 is ___. You will be ranked on this score for interview offers, and it will make up __% of your final aggregate.

  2. Fill in the application form on the [insert uni] website [insert link to application form]. This will require a predicted ATAR.
    The predicted ATAR cutoff for 2011 is ___ (__ GPA). It will make up __% of your interview offers.

  3. Register for [insert course name] on VTAC [insert link] by [insert closing date]

  4. Sit the HSC and acquire an ATAR.
    The ATAR cutoff for 2011 is ___. It will make up __% of your final aggregate.

  5. Interview offers are released on the ____. Attend the interviews if you are offered.
    [insert brief description of interview, including: length of time, structure, number of interviews. The interview will make up __% of your final aggregate. See [insert link to wiki article] for more information on the interview.

  6. Offers are released on the ___ via VTAC.

  7. Second round offers are released on the ___ via VTAC.
    These offers will be released to successful applicants who have not been offered a place in first round offers. Also, the type of offer you receive may be 'upgraded' (from bonded to unbonded).

Further information:
  • Pre-requisites?

[/offtopic]

[h2]International[/h2]
[Insert definition]
[offtopic]
The number of International applicants selected is ___.

To apply:
  1. Register to sit for the International Student Admissions Test (ISAT) by [insert closing date]. The exam will be on the ____.
    The UMAT cutoff for 2011 is ___. You will be ranked on this score for interview offers, and it will make up __% of your final aggregate.

  2. Fill in the application form on the [insert uni] website [insert link to application form]. This will require a predicted ATAR.
    The predicted ATAR cutoff for 2011 is ___ (__GPA). It will make up __% of your interview offers.

  3. Register for [insert course name] on VTAC by [insert closing date]

  4. Sit the HSC and acquire an ATAR.
    The ATAR cutoff for 2011 is ___. It will make up __% of your final aggregate.

  5. Interview offers are released on the ____ by phone or mail. Attend the interviews at Monash Clayton around November if you are offered.
    [insert brief description of interview, including: length of time, structure, number of interviews. The interview will make up __% of your final aggregate. See [insert link to wiki article] for more information on the interview.

  6. Offers are released on the ___ via VTAC.

  7. Second round offers are released on the ___ via VTAC.
    These offers will be released to successful applicants who have not been offered a place in first round offers. Also, the type of offer you receive may be 'upgraded' (from bonded to unbonded).

Further information:
  • IB Pre-requisites: English and Chemistry at a minimum of five at standard level or four at higher level.

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[h1]OFFER CATEGORIES[/h1]
Your offer may fall under certain categories as some places in Medicine have been added due to government policy. As a result, you will be required to sign a contract and fulfill certain duties, in order to be given a spot. For more information on these categories, please visit [wiki]Types of medical places[/wiki]. These categories include:

  • Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)
    160 places

  • Bonded Medical Place (BMP)
    54 places

  • MRBS place
    6 places

  • Extended Rural Cohort (ERC)
    30 places

  • International place
    ___ places

[h2]Offer Statistics[/h2]
(data from VTAC 2009|round 1 Yr 12 offers| total round 1 offers)
CSP unbonded|214|240
CSP BMP|89| 99
CSP ERC|39|40
International Full Fee|Unknown

[h1]SCHOLARSHIPS[/h1]

[h2] Insert scholarship [/h2]
  • Description
  • Criteria
  • Money/benefits
  • Requirements
  • Applications
  • Due dates


[h1]ACCOMMODATION[/h1]
[h2]Accommodation near Monash Clayton[/h2]
Mannix
Mannix is the closest accommodation to the medical buildings at clayton. It offers small rooms with a sink, and is the only accommodation with catering. Most meals are provided, and mannix generally has a stronger community focus and more events for students.
  • Description
  • Fees
  • Facilities (food, internet, phone, tutors, parking, bathroom)
  • Location
  • Social Life/general area
  • Application deadlines, fees, requirements

Halls
Halls are situated on the other side of the clayton campus. No food is provided however the fees are cheaper. There are many different halls of residence, each with a reputation that changes from year to year. Some are considered party houses while others more quiet.
  • Description
  • Fees
  • Facilities (food, internet, phone, tutors, parking, bathroom)
  • Location
  • Social Life/general area
  • Application deadlines, fees, requirements

[h2]A comparison of accommodation:[/h2]
Comparison of Fees
[I'm planning to work out how to insert a table, and then it'll just have a table comparing the fees of all the accommodations. Maybe a list of accommodations down the side, with different rooms/stuff across the top]

Comparison of facilities
[I'm planning to insert another table comparing the general facilities offered at each of the places, so it's easier to compare them all.]

[h1]Life at Monash[/h1]
[This would include a description of the atmosphere in the city (mainly for internationals I guess), targeting the main questions they ask: weather, multiculturalism, how rural it is, transport system...etc

[h1]CONTACT DETAILS[/h1]
Address|Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia
Phone|+61 3 9905 4301
Fax|+61 3 9905 4302
Email| medicineadmissions@med.monash.edu.au

[h1]OTHER SITES[/h1]

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