The fifth year builds on fourth year with more time spent on wards and in the community; interviewing and examining patients; and clinical problem solving. There are also projects in public health.
|Paper title||Medicine Fifth Year|
|Points||120 points 120 points 120 points|
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year (10 February 2020 - 6 November 2020), Full Year (10 February 2020 - 6 November 2020), Full Year (10 February 2020 - 6 November 2020)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$16,011.00|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$89,107.00|
- Limited to
- MB ChB
- Successful progression from MICN 401.
- Teaching staff
- Various academic staff from the relevant home campus of the Otago Medical School.
Textbook lists are updated annually and will be provided early in the academic year.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy,
Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
The Advanced Learning in Medicine (ALM) curriculum builds on Years 2 and 3 of the MB ChB programme by greater application of the theoretical learning of ELM training to clinical settings. There is an important transition from work as a student to work as a health professional. Students spend 75% of their time learning in clinical environments, with supplementary lectures and tutorials. Specific skills include:
- Skills in working with patients and within a clinical team
- Attitudes concomitant with professional and ethical patient-centred conduct
- Independent thinking
- Research-informed, lifelong learning