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Placement Dates and Application Deadlines

Applicants are not permitted to contact individual doctors / dentists and / or hospitals directly regarding their application or placements. All queries and applications are to be directed to the Academic Services Officer via

Each year, there are two blocks for which students can apply for placement. At present, only Block 2 for 2022 is accepting applications.


Block 1: Placement Period: February 2022 – June 2022

Applications are currently closed

Block 2: Placement Period: late June 2022 – December 2022

Applications can be submitted from 30 March to 1 May 2022.

International Non-JCU electives - February - July 2021

International applications - At this stage, The College of Medicine and Dentistry is not accepting International student medical elective applications in 2022. This decision is being reviewed on an ongoing basis and our website will be updated if this decision is reversed. Please monitor DFAT and JCU website for updates.

Domestic applications will continue to be receive and process as per normal.