Master of Forensic Medicine

Monash University

This program is designed to further develop medical practitioners knowledge and skills so that they are able to provide a high quality clinical forensic medical service. This will include ethical and legal issues arising in forensic medical practice, the skills required to interpret injury patterns and communication with the justice system.

Course Fee:

Australian: $42,000
International: $49,500

Entry Requirements:

Clinical Forensic Medicine A Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery AND current employment in clinical practice with a minimum of 3 years experience AND satisfactory proof of appropriate current professional medical registration in your current country of residency and practice (e.g. Australian Citizens & Permanent Resident Visa holders, must hold current professional registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA)) OR Bachelor of Nursing OR Master of Nursing AND current employment as a Registered Nurse in clinical nursing practice in a medical or surgical ward of a hospital with a minimum of three years experience AND Satisfactory proof of current professional registration as a Registered Nurse in your country of residency and practice (eg; Australian Citizens & Permanent Resident Visa holders must hold current professional registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) and Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA). Enrolled Nurses are not eligible to apply for entry to this course) Forensic Odontology A Bachelor of Dentistry AND current employment in dental practice with a minimum of 3 years experience AND satisfactory proof of appropriate current professional dental registration in your current country of residency and practice (e.g. Australian Citizens & Permanent Resident Visa holders, must hold current professional registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA)) Forensic Medical Science Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons) AND current employment in a relevant laboratory setting with a minimum of two years experience or Bachelor of Science (Hons) AND current employment in a recognised forensic institute with a minimum of two years experience or Bachelor of Radiography and Medical Imaging (Hons) AND current employment in radiography practice with a minimum of 2 years experience. AND satisfactory proof of appropriate current professional registration as a radiographer in your current country of residency and practice (e.g. Australian Citizens & Permanent Resident Visa holders, must hold current professional registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA))

Structure:

There are three specialisations available: Clinical forensic medicine; Forensic medical science; Forensic odontology

Subjects you can Study:

Custodial medicine; Elements of the forensic science; Injury interpretation; Medical evidence; Traffic medicine

Study Pathways:

The Master of Forensic Medicine articulates with the Graduate Diploma of Forensic Medicine. Credit will be granted from the Graduate Diploma in Forensic Medicine if the degree has been completed not more than 7 years prior to application.

Who for:

Qualified medical doctors who are currently employed in the field of forensic medicine

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00008C

Related Careers:

Forensic Scientist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Clayton No info No Online 3 years

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