BP278 - Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Chinese Medicine)

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RMIT program code: BP278
Plan name: Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Chinese Medicine)
Plan code: BP278HSDD
Campus: Bundoora Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 077042J

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2022 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following: All courses listed may not be available each semester

   Year One of Program
 
AND   Year Two of Program
 
AND   Year Three of Program
 
AND   Year Four of Program
 
AND   Year Five of Program
 

VERY IMPORTANT ADMINISTRATIVE ESSENTIALS:

Induction and Orientation Essentials

Before starting your courses in your program, we strongly advise you to complete following induction modules:

These skills are essential.

Study Load

Full-time study load is 48 credit points or Four (4) courses equivalent each semester.

Part-time study load is 24 credit points or Two (2) course equivalent each semester.

 

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

At RMIT you can apply for credit so your previous learning or experience counts toward your RMIT program.

  • Lodge the relevant credit/RPL form(s) on the with all your supporting documents to ensure you can enrol the correct courses for the semester. 
  • Where possible please apply for credit at the beginning of your program, this ensures correct study plan advice.

Pre/Co Requisites

Please ensure that you have met necessary prerequisites by checking course guides - click YES in the Preqs/Coreqs column.

You are required to successfully complete relevant prerequisites in the program in order to progress to the next stage of your studies.In case of unsatisfactory progress in one or more of the below courses, you should consult the Program Coordinator prior to the commencement of the next semester.

Clinical Requirements – if applicable

To complete the core clinical components of the program students must hold a Working with Children Check and a National Police Check, as well as meet Immunisation and Compliance requirements.

Students must take action to satisfy these requirements immediately following advice.

  • Please note that a full course of Immunisations can take up to 7 months to complete.

 

These Immunisation and Compliance requirements are clearly outlined in the  Program Guide Program Summary, Admissions, Immunisation and Compliance requirements section.

https://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/levels-of-study/undergraduate-study/bachelor-degrees/bp278

Students are advised to take action as soon as they have enrolled in the Program.

Important Student Information:

  • All core course requirements of the program including electives must be completed.
  • You must repeat any failed core course/s at the earliest opportunity.
  • Not all courses listed are available each semester.
  • Ensure that all enrolment activities adhere to the relevant census dates.
  • Refer to the Course Guides for further course specific information.
  • The university's policy and procedures can be found at: Weighted average mark (WAM).
  • For some programs/courses, students are expected to attend lab sessions See the timetable for more information.
  • Non-compliance to the Enrolment Program Structure (EPS) can result in delay of graduation and/or need to take additional courses. 
  • If you have any questions/concerns, please submit your query via Student Management Portal (SMP).
  • Please Note: Some Linked information can only be accessed if you are logged into your RMIT student account.

Further information regarding your program structure can be found by accessing the  Program Guide

IMPORTANT:In year 3 MEDS2146, you will be required to purchase a diagnostics kit that can cost between $200 - $400.00.

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Year One of Program

 

You are required to undertake BIOL2480 Introduction to Human Biosciences in Semester 1. DO NOT enrol in the semester 2 offering.

 

2022 Semester 1 Commencing Students

Please enrol into the following courses:

Semester 1, 2022

  • COTH2140 Chinese Medicine Theory 1
  • BIOL2272 Biology of the Cell
  • CHEM1268 Chemistry for Health Sciences
  • BIOL2480 Introduction to Human Biosciences

Semester 2, 2022

  • COTH2141 Chinese Medicine Theory 2
  • BIOL2274 Limb and Trunk Anatomy
  • OHTH2160 Research in Health Sciences
  • PUBH1410 Professionalism and Evidence-based Health Care

 

Semester One - Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Chinese Medicine Theory 1 12 COTH2140 Bundoora Campus 1475
Biology of the Cell 12 BIOL2272 Bundoora Campus 1512
Chemistry for Health Sciences 12 CHEM1268 Bundoora Campus 1380
Introduction to Human Biosciences 12 BIOL2480 Bundoora Campus 1517 1475
AND

Semester Two - Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Chinese Medicine Theory 2 12 Yes COTH2141 Bundoora Campus 1432
Limb and Trunk Anatomy 12 Yes BIOL2274 Bundoora Campus 1471
Research in Health Science 12 OHTH2160 Bundoora Campus 1447
Professionalism and Evidence-based Health Care 12 PUBH1410 Bundoora Campus 1448
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Semester One - Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Chinese Materia Medica and Formulae 1 12 Yes COTH2118 Bundoora Campus 1464
Head and Visceral Anatomy 12 Yes BIOL2275 Bundoora Campus 1513
Human Physiology 1 - Body Systems 12 Yes BIOL2043 Bundoora Campus 1509
AND

Select and Complete One (1) course from any:

University Elective
AND

Semester Two - Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Chinese Materia Medica and Formulae 2 12 Yes COTH2119 Bundoora Campus 1350
Acupuncture Theory and Practice 1 12 Yes COTH2138 Bundoora Campus 1423
Neuroscience 12 Yes BIOL1131 Bundoora Campus 1555
Human Physiology 2: Body Systems 12 Yes BIOL2044 Bundoora Campus 1470
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

To complete the core clinical components of the program, students must hold a Working with Children Check and complete a National Police Check, as well as meet a number of compliance requirements. Further instructions regarding application and submission will be emailed to students by the WIL Engagement Team.

Semester One - Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Medical Examination 1 12 Yes MEDS2146 Bundoora Campus 1532
Introduction to Pathology 12 Yes MEDS2118 Bundoora Campus 1495
Pharmacology and Toxicology 12 Yes ONPS2060 Bundoora Campus 1519
Acupuncture Theory and Practice 2 12 Yes COTH2139 Bundoora Campus 1474
AND

Semester Two - Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Medical Examination 2 12 Yes MEDS2147 Bundoora Campus 1492
Advanced Pathology 12 Yes MEDS2119 Bundoora Campus 1463
Chinese Medicine Clinical Skills 12 Yes COTH2168 Bundoora Campus 1439
Clinical Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics 12 Yes ONPS2294 Bundoora Campus 3132
 
AND

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Year Four of Program

Please Note:

COTH2168 and MEDS2146 in year 3 must be successfully completed before proceeding to COTH2183.

COTH2183 and MEDS2049 must be successfully completed before proceeding to COTH2127

Semester One - Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Chinese Internal Medicine 12 Yes COTH2183 Bundoora Campus 1478
Traumatology in Chinese Medicine 12 Yes COTH2182 Bundoora Campus 1477
Differential Diagnosis in Western Medicine 12 Yes MEDS2049 Bundoora Campus 1482
Law and Ethics for Health Professionals 12 OHTH2163 Bundoora Campus 1489
AND

Semester Two - Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Gynaecology in Chinese Medicine 12 Yes COTH2184 Bundoora Campus 1443
Dermatology and Chinese External Medicine 12 Yes COTH2181 Bundoora Campus 1442
Supervised Clinical Practice 1 24 Yes COTH2127 Bundoora Campus 1416
 
AND

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Year Five of Program

Please Note:

COTH2183 and MEDS2049 must be successfully completed before proceeding to COTH2129

Semester One - Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Classic Literature in Chinese Medicine 12 Yes COTH2053 Bundoora Campus 1408
Otorhinolaryngology, Ophthalmology and Paediatrics in Chinese Medicine 12 Yes COTH2172 Bundoora Campus 1476
Supervised Clinical Practice 2 24 Yes COTH2129 Bundoora Campus 1472
AND

Semester Two - Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Clinical Internship 48 Yes COTH2042 Bundoora Campus 1321
 

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