Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences with Honours

Administration and Availability Information

Course Code

70409

Version

3

Faculty

Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of a pass degree in Biomedical Sciences, from this or another university, that satisfies the School requirements relating to the necessary standard of academic achievement.

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System.  An IELTS score of 7.0 with no component lower than 7.0 is required (Band 3 at JCU).

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Honours studies shall normally follow on directly from the pass degree and no later than two years following completion of the pass degree.

Post admission requirements

Hepatitis B immunisation:

Students must provide evidence of being immune to Hepatitis B within the first teaching period of their studies. A blood-borne viral disease may result in a student’s inability to obtain a placement in a Queensland Health facility and consequently may result in their inability to complete the requirements of the course as accredited by the relevant professional accrediting body. If a student has not complied with the above requirement by the last day of the first teaching period of their studies, their enrolment will be terminated immediately.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Structure

Options

Select an honours discipline

DISCIPLINE

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Anatomy

Townsville

 

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Townsville

Not available part-time

Microbiology and Immunology

Townsville

 

Pharmacology

Townsville

 

Physiology

Cairns

Townsville

 

ANATOMY

AT4001:12  Anatomy Honours Part 1 of 2

AT4002:12  Anatomy Honours Part 2 of 2

OR

AT4003:06  Anatomy Honours (Part-time) Part 1 of 4

AT4004:06  Anatomy Honours (Part-time) Part 2 of 4

AT4005:06  Anatomy Honours (Part-time) Part 3 of 4

AT4006:06  Anatomy Honours (Part-time) Part 4 of 4

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

BC4002:12  Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Honours Part 1 of 2

BC4003:12  Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Honours Part 2 of 2

MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUMOLOGY

MI4000:12  Microbiology and Immunology Honours Part 1 of 2

MI4001:12  Microbiology and Immunology Honours Part 2 of 2

OR

MI4010:06  Microbiology and Immunology Honours (Part-time) Part 1 of 4

MI4011:06  Microbiology and Immunology Honours (Part-time) Part 2 of 4

MI4012:06  Microbiology and Immunology Honours (Part-time) Part 3 of 4

MI4013:06  Microbiology and Immunology Honours (Part-time) Part 4 of 4

PHARMACOLOGY

PP4051:12  Pharmacology Honours Part 1 of 2

PP4052:12  Pharmacology Honours Part 2 of 2

OR

PP4053:06  Pharmacology Honours (Part-time) Part 1 of 4

PP4054:06  Pharmacology Honours (Part-time) Part 2 of 4

PP4055:06  Pharmacology Honours (Part-time) Part 3 of 4

PP4056:06  Pharmacology Honours (Part-time) Part 4 of 4

PHYSIOLOGY

PP4001:12  Physiology Honours Part 1 of 2

PP4002:12  Physiology Honours Part 2 of 2

OR

PP4003:06  Physiology Honours (Part-time) Part 1 of 4

PP4004:06  Physiology Honours (Part-time) Part 2 of 4

PP4005:06  Physiology Honours (Part-time) Part 3 of 4

PP4006:06  Physiology Honours (Part-time) Part 4 of 4

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Not applicable

Maximum allowed

Nil

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

No majors are to appear on the testamur.

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable