Course and Subject Handbook 2012 Course Information Undergraduate Courses Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery with Honours (Graduate)

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery with Honours (Graduate)

Course Code

107209

Version

1

Faculty

Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences

Category type

HON – Bachelor with Honours

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.

A person may enrol in the Full-Time Honours degree if that person has:

  • Completed a recognised degree in Medicine from this, or another University, within the previous 5 years; and

  • Satisfied the school requirements relating to the standard of academic achievement necessary to proceed to an Honours degree.

A person may enrol in the Part-Time Honours degree if that person has:

  • Completed a recognised degree in Medicine from this, or another University, within the previous 5 years; and

  • Satisfied the school requirements relating to the standard of academic achievement necessary to proceed to an Honours degree.

OR

  • Currently enrolled in Year 6 of the James Cook University Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery pass degree and requesting to study concurrently, and

  • Satisfied the school requirements relating to the standard of academic achievement necessary to proceed to an Honours degree.

Quota restrictions on the number of places available may apply from time to time as determined by the School of Medicine and Dentistry.

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

Candidates who have a completed Medicine degree and are applying to study either full or part-time will normally be expected to have an overall grade point average of 5.0 (i.e. credit average) across their undergraduate degree and or a grade point average of 5.0 in the fourth year of their undergraduate degree, with credits or better in specific discipline areas.

Currently enrolled in Year 6 of the James Cook University Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery pass degree and who are applying to concurrently study part-time are expected to have an overall grade point average of 5.0 (i.e. credit average) across Years 2,3,4 and 5 of their undergraduate degree.

Entry to the program is by invitation of the Head of School, School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Post admission requirements

Nil

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 level 8).

Course Structure

Options

Select full-time or part honours

Full-time Course Structure

Can be commenced at any time after completing the MBBS degree and up to postgraduate year 5

MD7101:12 Medicine Honours Part 1 of 2

MD7102:12 Medicine Honours Part 2 of 2

OR

Part-time Course Structure

Can be commenced at any time after successfully completing Year 5 of the MBBS degree to the required academic standard and up to postgraduate year 5

MD7103:06 Medicine Honours (Part-Time) Part 1 of 4

MD7104:06 Medicine Honours (Part-Time) Part 2 of 4

MD7105:06 Medicine Honours (Part-Time) Part 3 of 4

MD7106:06 Medicine Honours (Part-Time) Part 4 of 4

Majors

Type of major   This course does not have majors

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

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 eligible

Maximum allowed

Not applicable

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

This is a joint degree

No

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Special Awards

Not applicable