Bachelor of Medicine - JMP Schedule

Document Number000874
Date Approved3 December 2008
Date Last Amended28 September 2011
                                            

The Joint Medical Program was established in 2006, following the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the University of Newcastle and the University of New England in 2006 to expand the Newcastle Bachelor of Medicine (BMed) program to New England. As provided in the MOA, management of the program is vested in the JMP Governance Committee as approved by each University.

The Dean of Medicine, who is also Chair of the JMP Committee, is responsible to the JMP Governance Committee and the Universities, for academic management of the program.  In the first instance, for a period of five years (2008 – 2012), this will be the Dean of Medicine at Newcastle.

This Schedule and associated annexures and appendices have been developed to give effect to the joint offering of the BMed as agreed in the MOA.  In the event of any conflicts between the provisions of this Schedule and other Rules, the provisions of this Schedule will apply.

 

1.      Application of Schedule

This Schedule shall apply to the award of Bachelor of Medicine offered jointly by The University of Newcastle and the University of New England.

 

2.      Interpretation

In this Schedule, unless the context or subject matter otherwise indicates or requires:

UoN – refers to The University of Newcastle;

UNE – refers to the University of New England;

Academic Senate means the UoN Academic Senate and the UNE Academic Board.

appendix means the formal addenda to this Schedule detailing specific provisions that apply to the  Bachelor of Medicine, as approved by the Academic Senate;

annexure means the formal addenda contained within this Schedule detailing specific provisions that apply to the  Bachelor of Medicine, as approved by the Academic Senate;

assumed knowledge means the knowledge base upon which a course/unit builds and which is deemed necessary at the commencement of that course/unit to succeed in that course/unit;

award means the Bachelor of Medicine;

BMed means Bachelor of Medicine;

census date means the date in each term on which a student enrolled in a course/unit  is deemed to be financially liable for the course/unit;

credit point at UNE refers to the proportional amount of academic credit allotted to a unit and is used to:

  1. define the requirements for an award of the University;
  2. indicate a student's enrolment load;

course at UoN means any part of a program for which a result may be recorded;

course at UNE means the program of study approved by the Academic Board that leads to the award of Bachelor of Medicine;

CSP means Commonwealth Supported Place;

Dean means the Dean of Medicine – Joint Medical Program;

degree means a program of courses/units approved by the Academic Senate (UoN) /Academic Board (UNE) leading to the award of Bachelor of Medicine;

exclusion means the condition of being precluded from re-enrolling in a program or a Faculty for a stated period. At the end of the exclusion period the student may apply for re-admission subject to the Rules governing Admission and Enrolment. There is no guarantee that an application for re-admission will be successful. In cases of misconduct a student may be excluded from the University or permanently or for such lesser period as may be determined;

Faculty means the Faculty of Health (UoN) and/or the Faculty of the Professions (UNE);

in writing means using a form, a web-based document, or an email, fax or other electronic document capable of being converted to hardcopy;

Joint UoN-UNE Academic Governance Reference Group means the Committee established to provide advice to the JMP Committee on policy and procedures matters relating to BMed – JMP delivery;

Joint Medical Program (JMP) refers to the delivery of the Bachelor of Medicine by the University of Newcastle and the University of New England, in partnership, across both institutions;

JMP Committee is responsible for the management of all matters pertaining to the curriculum, assessment, quality and standards of the Joint Medical Program;

JMP Governance Committee is the peak coordinating committee within the JMP;.

MOA means the Memorandum of Agreement between the University of Newcastle and the University of New England for the establishment and operation of the JMP;

prescribed date means the day set by the JMP Committee in each term for each course / unit as the last date for withdrawal from that course /  unit without academic penalty;

Pro Vice-Chancellor means the Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Health at UoN, and / or the Pro Vice-Chancellor/Dean of the Faculty of the Professions at UNE;

program at UoN means the program of study approved by the Academic Senate that leads to the award of Bachelor of Medicine;

Schedule, within the context of this schedule, also means UNE Rule.

suspension means the condition of being precluded from enrolment for a period of up to one academic year, with an automatic right to re-enrol in the program after the period of suspension;

unit at UoN refers to the proportional amount of academic credit allotted to a course and is used to:

  1. define the requirements for an award of the University;
  2. indicate a student's enrolment load;

unit at UNE means any part of a course for which a result may be recorded;

university of enrolment means the University from which an offer of admission of a place in the BMed – JMP was received and to which the offer was accepted, i.e. either the University of Newcastle or the University of New England. A student's university of enrolment does not change when on clinical placement.

 

3.      Admission to Candidature

3.1.     In order to be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Medicine – JMP an applicant must satisfy the academic requirements prescribed by the Academic Senate as listed in the Bachelor of Medicine JMP Admission and Selection Policy 000871.

 

4.      Qualification for the Award

4.1.     The degree of Bachelor of Medicine may be awarded as an ordinary degree or With Distinction as provided under Clause 22.

4.2.     Students enrolled at each University must satisfy the same academic requirements for graduation by successfully completing the program prescribed in Annexure 1 which:

  1. at UoN totals 400 units as approved by the UoN Academic Senate;
  2. at UNE totals 240 credit points as approved by the UNE Academic Board.

4.3.     Students enrolled at UoN will graduate from Newcastle as approved by the UoN Council;

4.4.     Students enrolled at UNE will graduate from New England as approved by the UNE Council.

4.5.     Students are required to spend up to two semesters away from their University of Enrolment while undertaking clinical placements. Students may elect to undertake placements of up to two years in an approved ‘away’ location.  Candidates will be responsible for all costs associated with travel and accommodation for ‘away’ placements.

 

5.      Deferment

5.1.     Deferment of admission will be for one academic year only. The JMP Committee shall determine deferment of admission and its decision shall be final.  Deferment may be granted:

  1. to allow an applicant who has just left school an opportunity to gain broader experience through travel or work before commencing University studies;
  2. to afford an applicant sufficient time to make necessary arrangements concerning financial, domestic or employment commitments; or
  3. to allow an applicant enrolled as a candidate for a postgraduate degree in a University time to complete the requirements for admission to that degree.  (An applicant granted deferment for one year who has enrolled as a candidate for a postgraduate degree in a University who, at the end of the period of deferment, has not met the requirements for admission to the degree, but who is considered by the Joint Medical Program Committee to be making satisfactory progress towards satisfying the requirements for admission to the degree, may be granted deferment in the program for an additional period of one year.)

5.2.     All applicants who wish to defer admission at either enrolment location must apply in writing stating the reasons for deferment request, before the expiry date of the offer of admission. Applications are assessed on the basis of the circumstances documented. Deferment is not guaranteed.

 

6.      Enrolment

UoN and UNE

6.1.     Enrolment is available on a full-time on-campus basis only unless permission is granted under 6.2;

6.2.     Except with the permission of the Dean, a student will be required to enrol in a full-time program in each year of candidature;

6.3.     A student who wishes to undertake more than 40 units (UoN) or 28 credit points (UNE) in any semester must obtain permission from the Dean or nominee.

6.4.     A BMed student must enrol only in courses (UoN) / units (UNE) that conform to the requirements of the Bachelor of Medicine - JMP as approved by the Academic Senate.

6.5.     Enrolment is subject to satisfactory completion of statutory checks. All students are required to complete a National Police Check in order to undertake clinical placements in a Public Health Facility, a Commission for Children and Young People Working with Children Check - Student Declaration in accordance with the Commission for Children and Young People Act 1998, a Department of Health Adult Vaccination Card, a NSW Health Code of Conduct and sign a Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 Student Undertaking.

UoN

6.6.     At UoN:

  1. A student who undertakes courses with a load of 30 units or greater in a term is deemed by the University to be a full-time student. A student who undertakes courses with a load of under 30 units in a term is deemed a part-time student.
  2. Unless otherwise approved by Academic Senate, the maximum full time load imposed by a program, and the standard full-time load, shall be 40 units in any term.
  3. BMed students are also subject to the provisions of the:

     

    1. Rules Governing Awards and Programs – 000958

UNE

6.7.     At UNE:

  1. to be a full-time student. A student who undertakes units with a load of under 18 units in a term is deemed a part-time student;
  2. unless otherwise approved by Academic Board, the maximum full time load imposed by a course, and the standard full-time load, shall be 24 credit points in any semester;
  3. BMed students are also subject to the provisions of the General Rules: http://www.une.edu.au/policies/pdf/generalrule.pdf

6.8.     A student's University-of-Enrolment does not change when on clinical placement, i.e. a UNE student who completes Years 4 and 5 in Newcastle and Gosford/Wyong, remains a UNE student. A UoN student who completes Years 4 and 5 in Armidale remains a UoN student.

7.      Credit (UoN) / Advanced Standing (UNE)

7.1.     With the exception of credit transfer arrangements as provided in Clause 8, no credit / advanced standing will be granted in the program.

 

8.      Credit Transfer Arrangements

8.1.     International Medical University Students – The University of Newcastle is a Partner Medical School (PMS) of the International Medical University (IMU), Malaysia.  Under this agreement a specified number of IMU students are admitted each year to Year 3 of the Bachelor of Medicine – JMP at The University of Newcastle.  The students receive 160 units of unspecified credit (80 units at 1000 level and 80 at 2000 level) based on medical studies completed at IMU.  Students to be transferred to the University of Newcastle are identified by IMU based on their standard PMS matching process.

8.2.     Maxillofacial Entrants - Each year, in accordance with the University of Newcastle -Faculty of Health agreement with the John Hunter Hospital/Hunter New England Health, up to two dental graduates currently undertaking the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Training Program at the John Hunter Hospital are admitted to Year 3  of the Bachelor of Medicine – JMP.  Admission is based on a recommendation from the Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Training Program, John Hunter Hospital.  Entrants are given 160 units of unspecified credit (80 units at 1000 level and 80 at 2000 level) based on studies undertaken in their prior dental degree. This initiative was introduced to enhance the maxillofacial workforce following a decision by the licensing authority that maxilliofacial surgeons require both a dental and medical degree. 

8.3.     Compassionate Transfers

8.3.1   By Agreement with members of the Medical Deans of Australia and New Zealand, requests for transfer between Australian medical schools will be processed at Dean’s level and may only be considered under compassionate circumstances that have arisen after acceptance of admission and commencement of study at the initial medical school.  The student requesting a compassionate transfer must:

  1. contact the Dean of the medical school they are currently attending to discuss their intention to request a compassionate transfer;
  2. provide the Dean of the Joint Medical Program with a written request for transfer, comprehensive documentation supporting their “compassionate” circumstances (including medical certificates), full course / unit descriptions / outlines for the courses / units completed, an official academic transcript and a letter from their current Dean supporting the request for transfer.

8.3.2   Transfers will only be approved with the support of the Deans at both medical schools.  Successful incoming students will be transferred into the most appropriate academic year of the Bachelor of Medicine - MJP based on studies completed.  Decisions regarding the appropriate credit to be granted are made by the Dean of the JMP following discussion with the student's current Dean and in consultation with the BMed Program Convenors.

8.3.3  Transfers of JMP students between The University of Newcastle and University of New England will be considered only on the basis of provisions outlined in clause 8.3.1.  Compassionate transfer applications will be considered by the Dean of Medicine - Joint Medical Program in consultation with the Heads of the Schools of Medicine and Public Health (UoN) and Rural Medicine (UNE).  Applications to transfer must be supported by the Dean and both Heads of School.  Transferees will receive full credit for courses/units already satisfactorily completed.

 

9.      Course / Unit Outlines

9.1.     Course (UoN) / Unit (UNE) Coordinators are required to provide students with a Course / Unit Outline by the end of the second week of term.  The Outline details key aspects of the course / unit requirements and structure, including assumed knowledge, content, teaching methods, contact hours, and a range of information regarding assessment items.

9.2.     Provisions regarding Course / Unit Outlines are contained in the Bachelor of Medicine – JMP Course/Unit Outlines Policy 000876.

 

10.    Assumed Knowledge

10.1.   For progression purposes, the Dean, on advice from the JMP Committee, may prescribe assumed knowledge and barriers to progression, for any course (UoN) / unit (UNE) within the BMed – JMP.

10.2.   Ignorance of the assumed knowledge requirements for a course / unit cannot be the basis of an application to address adverse circumstances affecting an assessment item or of an appeal against a final result in a course / unit.

 

11.    Examinations

11.1.   Consistent rules concerning the conduct of assessments and the respective responsibilities of BMed – JMP students and the universities apply within The University of Newcastle and the University of New England.

11.2.   BMed – JMP students are subject to the assessment rules as provided in the Bachelor of Medicine – JMP Rules Governing Administration of Assessment Items - 000877.

11.3.   Examination grades for the BMed are ungraded. 

  1. The final grades awarded for BMed courses / units are:

a.  Fail
b.  Ungraded Pass

 ii.   A fail grade may also be awarded following disciplinary action.

iii.   There are no marks associated with the UP result.  Students who are
       awarded a UP result are deemed to have met the pass standard 
       requirement for the course / unit.

12.    Clinical Placements

12.1.   Most courses/units within the BMed – JMP involve clinical placements of varying duration.

12.2.   Students in Years 3-5 will be required to undertake placements in one or more of the JMP Clinical Schools which are based around Newcastle, Gosford/Wyong, Taree, Tamworth and Armidale.

12.3.   Over Years 4 and 5 all JMP students must complete a minimum two semesters of urban placement (Newcastle, Gosford/Wyong).

12.4    Due to limitations on placements at the Gosford/Wyong, Taree, Tamworth and Armidale, allocations to these Schools will be made first. When under- or over-subscription of places occurs, students will be allocated by ballot.

12.5.   Students are responsible for all costs associated with travel and accommodation for ‘away’ placements.

12.6.   Student on placements are subject to the provisions of the Bachelor of Medicine – JMP Student Placement Policy 000878.

 

13.    Academic Progress

13.1.   A consistent procedure for reviewing BMed – JMP student academic progress is conducted between The University of Newcastle and the University of New England.

13.2.   BMed – JMP  students are subject to the academic progress rules as provided in the Bachelor of Medicine – JMP Review of Progress Procedure 000879.

13.3.   Breaches of professional conduct requirements or unethical conduct during any practical experience component shall be deemed to constitute unsatisfactory progress.

 

14.    Special consideration

14.1.   A consistent procedure for considering special circumstances that may affect student performance in assessment is conducted between The University of Newcastle and the University of New England.

14.2.   BMed – JMP students are subject to the special circumstances procedures as provided in the Bachelor of Medicine – JMP Special Circumstances Affecting Assessment Items Procedure 000880.

 

15.    Appeal Against a Final Result

15.1.   Consistent procedures for requesting re-marks, moderations and/or appealing against a final result, are conducted between The University of Newcastle and the University of New England.

15.2.   Provisions for appealing against a final result are contained in the Bachelor of Medicine – JMP Appeal Against a Final Result Procedure 000886.

15.3.   Provisions for the conduct of re-marks and moderations are contained in the Bachelor of Medicine – JMP Re-marks and Moderations Procedure 000884.

 

16.    Plagiarism or Academic Misconduct

16.1.   Plagiarism and the falsification of information or data are dishonest practices that contravene the academic values of respect for knowledge, scholarship and scholars. Dishonesty in the preparation or presentation of any assessable work is regarded as misconduct, and the Universities impose serious measures on students who are found to have acted in this way.

16.2.   Provisions for addressing student academic misconduct are specific to the institution in which BMed – JMP students are enrolled.

16.3.   At UoN, The Student Academic Integrity provisions are contained in:

  1. Student Academic Integrity Policy 000608   

16.4.   At UNE, the academic misconduct provisions are contained in the Student Plagiarism and Academic Misconduct – Coursework Policy
http://www.une.edu.au/policies/pdf/plagiarismcoursework.pdf 

16.5.   Actions to be taken or penalties which may be imposed for academic dishonesty are set out in the Universities’ student misconduct rule and policies (refer Clause 25).

 

17.    Exclusion

17.1.   An applicant for admission to the BMed - JMP, who has been excluded or suspended from either The University of Newcastle or the University of New England or any other university, shall not be admitted to the BMed - JMP during the course of the exclusion or suspension.

17.2.   An applicant for admission to the program, who has been excluded or suspended from another program at either The University of Newcastle or the University of New England or Newcastle, shall not be admitted to the program unless the applicant has the approval of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Global Relations) who will consult with the relevant Pro Vice-Chancellor and the Dean of Medicine – JMP.

 

18.    Withdrawal from Courses (UoN) / Units (UNE)

18.1.   A student may withdraw from a course / unit on or before the jointly agreed prescribed date. The withdrawal shall take effect from the date of receipt by the university of such notice.

18.2.   A student who withdraws from a course / unit after the census date for the term will incur financial liability for the course/unit.

18.3.   The permission of the Dean is required for a student to withdraw without penalty from a course / unit containing a placement after the date determined by the JMP Committee and advised in the Course / Unit Outline.

 

19.    Addition of Course(s) (UoN) / Unit(s) (UNE)

19.1.   A student may not add a course / unit after the end of the second week of a term.

19.2.   In exceptional circumstances, a student may apply in writing to the Dean for permission to add a course / unit after the end of the second week of the commencement of a term, but before the census date in the relevant term.

 

20.    Leave of Absence

20.1.   Upon a candidate's successful completion of an academic year, the Dean of Medicine - JMP may grant leave of absence from the program. 

20.2.   Such leave shall be granted to any one candidate once and will not normally be granted for a period of more than one year.

20.3.   Failure to re-enrol as directed following Leave of Absence will result in enrolment in the program being cancelled.

 

21.    Re-admission

21.1.   A student who is absent for an extended period of time without approved Leave of Absence from the program will be required to re-apply for admission through the Universities Admissions Centre. Standard Bachelor of Medicine processes and requirements will apply unless approved otherwise by the Dean of Medicine. Requests will only be considered if there are positions available.  Re-admission is not guaranteed.

21.2.   If successful, the applicant will be re-admitted to the program under such terms and conditions as the Dean will determine, and with due regard to the maximum time allowed for obtaining the units required to qualify for the award, as set out in Clause 26.

21.3.   A BMed – JMP student who enrols in the UoN Bachelor of Medical Science program shall not be deemed to be absent from the Bachelor of Medicine program and shall be permitted to re-enrol in the Bachelor of Medicine at their university of unrolment, in the year immediately following completion of the Bachelor of Medical Science program.

 

22.    Award with Distinction

22.1.   BMed – JMP students enrolled at either university must satisfy the same academic criteria as provided in the Bachelor of Medicine – JMP Award of Degree with Distinction Guideline 000883.

 

23.    Complaint Resolution

23.1.   Provisions for resolving complaints are specific to the institution in which BMed – JMP students are enrolled.

  1. Provisions for UoN students are listed in the UoN Complaint Resolution - Policy 000745 and
  2. Provisions for UNE students are listed in the UNE Grievance Mediation Policy and Procedures - http://www.une.edu.au/policies/pdf/grievancemediation.pdf

 

24.    Student Misconduct Rule

24.1.   Provisions for addressing student misconduct matters are specific to the institution in which BMed – JMP students are enrolled.

  1. Provisions for UoN students are listed in the UoN Student Misconduct Rule - 000935
  2. Provisions for UNE students are listed in the UNE:

    a. Student Behavioural Misconduct Rules -
    http://www.une.edu.au/policies/pdf/studentbehaviouralmisconductrules.pdf 

    b. Student Behavioural Misconduct Investigation and Penalty Guidelines
    http://www.une.edu.au/policies/pdf/studentbehaviouralmisconductrulesinvestigationandpenaltyguidelines.pdf

 

25.    Maximum Time for Obtaining an Award

25.1.   Except with the permission of the Dean, the maximum time for obtaining the units required to qualify for the Bachelor of Medicine shall be eight years, excluding enrolment in the UoN Bachelor of Medical Science.

25.2.   The period refers to elapsed calendar years from admission, and is inclusive of periods of leave of absence, exclusion or suspension from either the program or the university.

25.3.   On application from a student, the Dean may grant an extension of time to complete the program, provided that the period of extension is specified in each case, and the student has an expectation of completing the requirement for the award within a reasonable period.

 

26.    Conferral of Award

26.1.   The Bachelor of Medicine shall be conferred as a Pass Degree except where a candidate’s performance has reached a meritorious standard of achievement such that the Degree may be conferred with Distinction according to the criteria approved by the Academic Senate the BMed – JMP Award of Degree with Distinction Guideline.

26.2.   The testamur for the program shall acknowledge the universities that comprise the Joint Medical Program, namely, The University of Newcastle and the University of New England.

 

27.    Students with a Disability

27.1.   Students with disabilities are expected to meet normal requirements for the BMed – JMP courses / units in which they are enrolled. Alternative arrangements to accommodate special needs will be considered where appropriate documentation is supplied.

27.2.   Details concerning the nature of support available and terms and conditions that apply in relation to receiving support are provided:

     i.  at UON in the Students with a Disability Policy 000344 and

    ii.  at UNE in the Policy on Students with a Disability: 
         http://www.une.edu.au/disability-support/legislation_and_policy.php

 

28.    Prizes and Scholarships

28.1.   The terms and conditions for prizes and scholarships pertaining to BMed – JMP  students may either be specific to the university of enrolment or available to the combined JMP student cohort. Prize and scholarship conditions and criteria will specify which is applicable.

29.    Exit Award

29.1.   Candidates for the Bachelor of Medicine who wish to discontinue their studies and have satisfied the requirements for the exit degree must apply in writing to the Dean, for approval. The Dean will take advice from the relevant Head of School.

29.2.   For students whose university of enrolment is UoN, the exit degree is Bachelor of Health. For students whose university of enrolment is UNE, the exit degree is Bachelor of Medical Science.

 

30.    Application of Provisions

30.1.   In instances where provisions are not specified in this Schedule, the matter will be referred to the Joint UoN-UNE Academic Governance Reference Group.  Recommendations concerning resolution of the matter will be forwarded to the Academic Senate for consideration and approval.

 

31.    Relaxing Provision

To provide for exceptional circumstances arising in any particular student matter, the Academic Senate, on the recommendation of the Dean, may relax any provision of this Schedule.  Such relaxations will be reported back to the Senate/Board at the partner university.

 

ANNEXURE 1

Course/Unit  Codes

Course/Unit Name

Newcastle:

New England

(Units:

Credit Points)

Comments

Year 1

MEDI1011

Introduction to Professional Practice

10 : 6

Semester 1 offer only.

Available to BMed students only.

MEDI1012

Introduction to Medical Science

10 : 6

Semester 1 offer only.

Available to BMed students only.

MEDI1013

Introduction to Public Health

10 : 6

Semester 1 offer only.

Available to BMed students only.

ELECTIVE

Elective

10 : 6

Electives are courses/units chosen by a student from outside the core or complusory course/units of the BMed - JMP program, from all courses/units available at the university of enrolment (unless a course requisite applies).

BMed students are expected to undertake the Elective in Year 1, Semester 1.  Students must complete the Elective in order to fulfil the requirements of the BMed Degree.

MEDI1014

Professional Practice 1

20 : 12

Semester 2 offer only. Must have completed MEDI1011, MEDI1012 and MEDI1013.

Available to BMed students only.

MEDI1015

Medical Science 1

20 : 12

Semester 2 offer only. Must have completed MEDI1011, MEDI1012 and MEDI1013.

Available to BMed students only.

Year 2

MEDI2011

Professional Practice 2

20 : 12

Semester 1 offer only. Must have completed Year 1 courses.

Available to BMed students only.

MEDI2012

Medical Science 2

20 : 12

Semester 1 offer only. Must have completed Year 1 courses.

Available to BMed students only.

MEDI2013

Professional Practice 3

20 : 12

Semester 2 offer only. Must have completed Year 1 courses.

Available to BMed students only.

MEDI2014

Medical Science 3

20 : 12

Semester 2 offer only. Must have completed Year 1 courses.

Available to BMed students only.

Year 3

MEDI3017

Chronic Diseases and Sub-Speciality Clinical Practice 1

40 : 24

Semester 1 offer only. Must have completed all Year 2 courses.

Available to BMed students only.

MEDI3018

Chronic Diseases and Sub-Speciality Clinical Practice 2

20 : 12

Semester 2 offering (must have successfully completed all Year 2 courses).

MEDI3014

Health Equity Selective

20 :12

Semester 2 offering (must have successfully completed all Year 2 courses).

Year 4

MEDI4016

Medicine & Surgery

40 : 24

Semester 1 and 2 offered on a rotational basis.  Must have completed Year 3 courses.

Full-time students enrolled in MEDI4011 must enrol con-currently into MEDI4012 – Surgery.  Students will be asked for enrolment preferences; however, the final decision relating to numbers in each course is to be determined by the Bachelor of Medicine Program Committee.

Available to BMed students only.

MEDI4015

Women's, Adolescents' and Children's Health

40 : 24

Semester 1 and 2 offered on a rotational basis.  Must have completed Year 3 courses.

Year 5

MEDI5015

Medicine, Psychiatry, Palliative Care, PHCS

40 : 24

Semester 1 and 2 offered on a rotational basis. 

Must have completed Year 4 courses/units.

Students are asked for enrolment preferences; however, the final decision relating to numbers in each course is determined by the BMed Year 4/5 Committee.

Available to BMed students only.

MEDI5016

Critical Care

(Note: includes Anaesthesia/ICU, Oncology, Orthopaedics, Emergency Medicine and Special Study Option.)

 

40 : 24

Semester 1 and 2 offered on a rotational basis. 

Must have completed Year 4 courses/units.

Students are asked for enrolment preferences; however, the final decision relating to numbers in each course is determined by the BMed Year 4/5 Committee.

Available to BMed students only. 

 

University of Newcastle and the University of New England

Approval AuthorityAcademic Senate UON / Academic Board UNE
Date Approved3 December 2008
Date Last Amended28 September 2011
Policy ContactDean of Medicine JMP
Amendment History

Addition of link to new Rule 000958 in clause 6.6.

Removal of link to rescinded policy document Rules Governing Admission and enrolment 000390 from clause 6.6. 5 January 2012.

Amendments to this Schedule to reflect changes to the Bachelor of Medicine/JMP program and to changes in terminology both within and without of the University, apporved to Academic Senate UoN on 28 ReSeptember 2011 (AS11:145).

23 August 2011 - Administrative amendments due to implementation of Student Misconduct Rule which replaced Student Discipline Rules effective 25 July 2011.

Removal of link to Student Academic Integrity Procedure 000609 from clause 16.3.ii. which was rescinded by Academic Senate on 3 August 2011 (Resolution AS11:117) effective 25 July 2011.

Minor amendment G&P - updating of Prohibited Employment Declaration to Commission for Children and Young People Working with Children Check - Student Declaration, 10 August 2010.

Amended Annexure 1 Table 16 March 2010

Amended items 20.1 and 20.2 approved by PAS 25 February 2010

Amended Annexure 1 to include Elective definition and 8.3.1 Approved PAS 21 August 2009