Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery with Honours
Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences
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
144 credit points as per course structure
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
MD1010:12 Introduction to Integrated Medical Studies Part 1 of 2
MD1020:12 Introduction to Integrated Medical Studies Part 2 of 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
MD3010:12 Introduction to Clinical Healthcare Part1 of 2
MD3020:12 Introduction to Clinical Healthcare Part 2 of 2
MD4010:12 Integrated Pathology and Clinical Medicine Part 1 of 2
MD4020:12 Integrated Pathology and Clinical Medicine Part 2 of 2
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
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
COURSE AVAILALE AT
Expected time to complete
6 years full-time, not available part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
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)
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
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
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.
72 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.
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.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award