During the Bioethics course at Monash University , an interdisciplinary approach is taken to key issues including ethical theory, questions of life and death, ethical issues in patient care, human-research ethics, legal and policy issues in bioethics, and public health ethics. It is suitable for students with little or no prior background in ethics or philosophy, but also for philosophy graduates with an interest in further study of bioethics.
You will have the opportunity to engage with industry and participate in study tours and field schools, both in Australia and overseas. For example, you may undertake collaborative work with the World Health Organisation, either at Monash or Geneva.
The teaching staff has an excellent reputation for research and teaching, and they are active and prominent contributors to public debate and professional discussions about a variety of issues in bioethics. The Monash University Centre for Human Bioethics is one of the world's top- eight bioethics centres.
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- Ethical theory
- Ethics of life and death
- Bioethics, public policy, and the law
- Bioethics in action
- Professional internship
- Research project
- Advanced simulation
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- 12 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- International students can apply for a place anytime throughout the year.
DisciplinesBiomedicine Public Health Health Sciences View 214 other Masters in Public Health in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- CRICOS code: 082652G
- An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) with at least credit (60%) average, or equivalent qualification and experience approved by the faculty.
An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline including medicine and other health sciences, life sciences, social sciences, law and humanities with at least credit (60%) average, or equivalent qualification and experience approved by the faculty.
- An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) and an Australian graduate certificate (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline including medicine and other health sciences, life sciences, social sciences, law and humanities, or equivalent qualification and experience approved by the faculty.
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International36400 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 36400 AUD per year during 12 months.
National25400 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25400 AUD per year during 12 months.
- Fees for domestic students: Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
Living costs for Melbourne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.