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Master of Biomedical Science

Course Code

75004

Version

1

Faculty

Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of a Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences, or Bachelor of Science, or other appropriate undergraduate degree, from this or another university; or

Completion of appropriate alternative qualifications.

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 9) Guidelines for Masters 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 (IELTS).  The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule I of the JCU Admissions policy.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

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

36 credit points

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Masters degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 9).

Course Structure

Program is determined in consultation with the Head of School, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences.

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

18 months full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

6 years

Maximum leave of absence

2 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

The discipline studied shall not appear on the testamur

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable