Course and Subject Handbook 2011 Course Information Undergraduate Courses Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery with Honours

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery with Honours

Course Code

72009

Version

1

Faculty

Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

At the end of year 4 the Head of School will invite applications from students who must have obtained grades in the top 25% of their cohort over all four preceding years

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

Additional selection requirements

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

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 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU).  Students scoring below this may be offered up to six months intensive language training prior to admission to the course.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

144 credit points as per course structure

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

Core Subjects

Level 1

MD1010:12   Introduction to Integrated Medical Studies Part 1 of 2

MD1020:12   Introduction to Integrated Medical Studies Part 2 of 2

Level 2

MD2010:12   Integrated Human System Pathophysiology Part 1 of 2

MD2020:09   Integrated Human System Pathophysiology Part 2 of 2

MD2008:03   Independent Study

Level 3

MD3010:12   Introduction to Clinical Healthcare Part1 of 2

MD3020:12   Introduction to Clinical Healthcare Part 2 of 2

Level 4

MD4010:12   Integrated Pathology and Clinical Medicine Part 1 of 2

MD4020:12   Integrated Pathology and Clinical Medicine Part 2 of 2

Level 5

MD5110:06   Integrated Clinical Practice (Honours) Part 1 of 3

MD5120:09   Integrated Clinical Practice (Honours) Part 2 of 3

MD5130:09   Integrated Clinical Practice (Honours) Part 3 of 3

Level 6

MD6110:06   Advanced Clinical Medicine (Honours) Part 1 of 3

MD6120:09   Advanced Clinical Medicine (Honours) Part 2 of 3

MD6130:09   Advanced Clinical Medicine (Honours) Part 3 of 3

Campus

COURSE AVAILALE AT

NOTES

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

6 years full-time, not available part-time

Maximum time to complete

10 years

Maximum leave of absence

3 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Must successfully complete all subjects in each year level before attempting the next level.

Candidates who fail a supplementary examination will be required to repeat the relevant year of study.

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

Yes

Further information about placements can be found at Enrolment Policy – Coursework Students .

Candidates may be required to undertake placements away from the campus at which they are enrolled at their own expense.

Special assessment requirements

Refer to Review of a Student’s Suitability to Continue a Course Involving Placement policy.

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

72 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 20 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.

Other restrictions

Nil

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