Bachelor of Medicines Management with Professional Honours in Complementary Medicines (M4U)

Overview  2019

ATAR

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Duration

Part time only
Minimum 2 Years, up to a maximum of 5 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Distance Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2

Commonwealth Supported places available

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

Students commencing the course in February 2019 will receive a 75% tuition fee scholarship for the duration of the course.* (conditions apply)

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) refers to a broad domain of healing resources that encompasses all health systems, modalities, and practices and their accompanying theories and beliefs, other than those intrinsic to the politically dominant health system of a particular society of culture in a given historical period. This course has been developed to assist health professionals in developing the evidence-based knowledge and skills required to meet the consumer demand for CAM products as well as satisfying their professional and ethical responsibilities. It is a fully online course, designed to be completed on a part-time basis. It consists of eight core subjects taught by the Division of Pharmacy, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health. Candidates may complete the requirements of the course in a minimum of four semesters (two years) and a maximum of five years, from the time of first enrolment.

Career outcomes

Graduates of the Bachelor of Medicines Management with Professional Honours in Complementary Medicines will be able to expand the scope of their health service delivery by integrating knowledge and skills related to evidence-based medicine and complementary medicine with their existing knowledge to enable them to confidently practise truly evidence-based integrative medicine.

Course structure

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is a broad domain of healing resources that encompasses all health systems, modalities, and practices and their accompanying theories and beliefs, other than those intrinsic to the politically dominant health system of a particular society…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Until recently, the phrases 'evidence-based medicine' and 'complementary and alternative medicine' were considered to be contradictory. However, perceptions of the role of evidence-based medicine in complementary and alternative medicine have shifted as the use of complementary medicines has continued to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will focus primarily on the use of complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) for the treatment of medical conditions and will complement the material covered in CSA514-516. The aim will be for you to develop knowledge concerning effective CAMs,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will focus primarily on the use of complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) for the treatment of medical conditions and will complement the material covered in CSA513. The aim will be for you to develop knowledge concerning effective CAMs,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will focus primarily on the use of complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) for the treatment of medical conditions and will complement the material covered in CSA513-515. The aim will be for you to develop knowledge concerning effective CAMs,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is designed to introduce students to the basic concepts, principles and practical skills of research methodology required in preparing a project proposal in health and medical research, including information retrieval and analysis, formulation of research questions, research plan…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with an understanding of research literature in health sciences. Scientific literature and related pharmaceutical literature including trade publications will be appraised. The principles and skills in evaluation and interpretation of the literature will be discussed and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

1. Candidates for the Bachelor of Medicines Management with Professional Honours in Complementary Medicines shall be qualified for entry if they have completed an undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification from a tertiary institution, in a health-related discipline. 'Health-related discipline' refers to any health profession that is part of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme and represented by a National Board. Applicants with other qualifications and expertise will be considered for admission, but may be required to complete appropriate bridging units.

2. Candidates for the Bachelor of Medicines Management with Professional Honours in Complementary Medicines shall complete the degree requirements, as hereinafter prescribed, in not less than two years of part-time study and not more than five years, from the time of first enrolment.

Course Structure

3. To qualify for the degree, the candidate shall complete a load of 100%, comprising all units specified in the Schedule accompanying these specifications, and undertake such practical exercises/experience as may be required to satisfy the degree requirements.

4. The units which may be included in a course for the degree shall, unless otherwise approved by the Dean, be in accordance with Schedules, accompanying these specifications.

5. Units may be counted towards the degree only if they have been taken in accordance with prerequisites determined by the Faculty of Health and as summarised in the accompanying Schedule.

6. A candidate normally may not enrol in any year in units totalling more than 100% weighting, or if the candidate is in full-time employment during any given Semester, more than 50%.

7. Where two or more units of the same name or content are offered within the University, only one may be counted towards the degree.

8. In every case the candidate's choice of units and the order in which they are taken shall be subject to approval by the Dean in accordance with the requirements of paragraph 3.

Credit for Previous Studies

9. Passes in subjects or units in other courses (completed or otherwise) in this University or another approved tertiary institution (or other approved professional examining body) may be credited towards the degree, provided that the Faculty may specify what more a candidate so credited shall be required to do to qualify for the degree.

Miscellaneous

10. The Faculty may from time to time make amendments to the Schedules to these specifications.

11. These specifications shall take effect on 1 January 2015 and shall apply to all candidates for the degree, including those enrolling for the first time in that year and those enrolled subsequently.

12. Should any difficulty arise for a candidate previously enrolled because of any difference between course requirements (such as required majors) and units offered under these specifications and those previously in force, the Faculty shall ensure that the candidate is not materially disadvantaged by these specifications.

13. The approved abbreviation for the degree of Bachelor of Medicines Management with Professional Honours in Complementary Medicines shall be BMedsMgmentProfHonsCM.

Students who are enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Complementary Medicines will be able to articulate into the Bachelor of Medicines Management with Professional Honours in Complementary Medicines – the four units in the Graduate Certificate will represent the first four units of the Professional Honours course.

Students may choose to exit the Bachelor of Medicines Management with Professional Honours in Complementary Medicines with either a Graduate Certificate in Evidence-Based Complementary Medicines (4 units) or a Graduate Diploma in Evidence-Based Complementary Medicines (6 units).

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units a student enrols in. In 2019, this fee is $44.70 per unit. In 2019, the maximum charge for full time students is $298.

International students

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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