Course and Subject Handbook 2011 Course Information Undergraduate Courses Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science with Honours (Graduate Entry)

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science with Honours (Graduate Entry)

Administration and Availability Information

Course Code

70309G

Version

3

Faculty

Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

A pass degree in Medical Laboratory Science or related field, from this or another university.

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

A minimum overall course GPA of 5.0 in the pass degree.

Special admission requirements

A quota may be imposed on the number of candidates accepted for entry to honours depending on the availability of supervisors.

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

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 Immunology

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 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 years

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

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable