Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8)
Tropical Health and Medicine
Students must have successfully completed the first three years of the AQF level 7 MBBS program at JCU with an overall grade point average of 5.0 (i.e. credit average) over the three preceding years.
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.
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:
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