Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery with Honours (Graduate)
Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences
HON – Bachelor with Honours
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:
A person may enrol in the Part-Time Honours degree if that person has:
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
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
24 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
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).
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
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
Type of major This course does not have majors
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
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
This is a joint degree
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award