Bachelor of Medical Science with Honours
Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences
Candidates must have successfully completed the first three years of the MBBS program with grades in the top 25% of their cohort over the three preceding years.
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8) 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 (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule II of the JCU Admissions policy.
Additional selection requirements
By invitation of the Head of School.
Special admission requirements
A quota on entry into the Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours) program may be applied depending on the availability of supervisors and other resources.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
24 credit points as per course structure.
Additional course rules
Candidates must attend components of coursework usually completed by honours students within the discipline.
Additional completion requirements
Candidates must attend research seminars of the School of Medicine and Dentistry and the discipline in which the research is conducted.
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8).
MD4110:12 Medical Science Honours Part 1 of 2
MD4120:12 Medical Science Honours Part 2 of 2
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
1 year full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Candidates must complete relevant safety/training courses, e.g. laboratory safety for lab-based programs, before commencing their research.
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Candidates are required to address relevant animal or human ethics issues through applying to the University’s Ethics Committee for permission to conduct their project.
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award