Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours) [End-on]
Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8)
Division of Tropical Health and Medicine
College of Medicine and Dentistry
Students must have successfully completed the first three years of the AQF level 7 MBBS program at JCU with a minimum grade point average of 5.0 (i.e. credit average)in each of the years 2 and 3 of the MBBS course (excluding selective subjects) if commencing after completion of MBBS 3. If commencing after completion of MBBS 4, a minimum grade point average of 5.0 in each of years 2, 3 and 4 (excluding selective subjects) is required. If commencing after completion of MBBS 5, a minimum grade point average of 5.0 in each of years 3, 4 and 5 (excluding selective subjects) is required.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 3b – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
Students also need to take note that in accordance with the National Registration Board’s requirement, they must hold a valid IELTS (academic module) minimum score of 7.0 in all components within 2 years prior to applying for registration.
Additional selection requirements
Application for entry to the program is by approval of the College Dean.
Quota restrictions on the number of honours places available may apply from time to time as determined by the College Dean.
Information published by JCU or otherwise made available to students when applying, may specify additional criteria to be considered in ranking applicants in order of merit if the number of applications exceeds a quota or other limit on the places made available for the course. Information provided by applicants during the application process and any other information obtained by JCU in the application process may be used by JCU to rank applicants in order of merit by reference to those additional criteria.
Post admission requirements
Depending on the area of research and/or professional experience placement activities, students must comply with the relevant mandatory pre-placement requirements of the University and the Host facility. Students must complete all professional experience placement requirements by the prescribed deadlines and maintain currency of all requirements throughout their enrolment in the course.
You will find your course requirements here:
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
24 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Students must attend components of coursework usually completed by honours students within the discipline.
Additional completion requirements
Students must attend research seminars of the College of Medicine and Dentistry and the discipline in which the research is conducted.
Course learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours) graduates will be able to:
MD4111:03 Medical Science Honours Part 1 of 3
MD4112:09 Medical Science Honours Part 2 of 3
MD4113:12 Medical Science Honours Part 3 of 3
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
Students 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
BACHELOR OF MEDICAL SCIENCE (HONOURS)
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award