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Monash University

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Expert Master of Forensic Medicine

  • Masters (Coursework)

In this course, you will gain advanced expertise and specialised knowledge enabling you to become highly sought after in the forensic medical, dental or science fields.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
3 years part-time
Course Code
M6009
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$29,000 per year
International Fees
$34,200 per year

About this course

In this course, you will gain advanced expertise and specialised knowledge enabling you to become highly sought after in the forensic medical, dental or science fields. Building on your qualification in medicine, dentistry, biomedical science or radiography, you will be able to apply your knowledge in the interests of justice.

You will learn to:

  • make high level, independent judgements in the forensic setting;
  • gain sound knowledge of medico-legal principles;
  • gain the skills to clearly communicate medico-legal issues to the justice system; prepare effective and objective medico-legal reports;
  • critically evaluate the ethical and legal issues arising in forensic medical practice, and
  • interpret wounds and injury patterns.

On completion of this course, you will have developed a range of skills equipping you with the necessary attributes to work in the fields of forensic medicine, dentistry, or science within the parameters of the justice system.

The guiding philosophy of this course is to establish robust academic standards in the practice of clinical forensic medicine, forensic odontology, and forensic medical science.

We aim to equip you with a sound knowledge of medico-legal principles and to develop your skills in providing forensic medical, dental and scientific services to the community.

Study locations

Off-campus

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Science & Mathematics courses at Monash University.
92.6%
Overall satisfaction
83.2%
Skill scale
75.8%
Teaching scale
92.4%
Employed full-time
$96k
Average salary