Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8)
Tropical Health and Medicine
Completion of an AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree in a discipline cognate to the proposed area of research within the previous five years; and
Achievement of an overall grade point average of 5.0 (i.e. credit average) across their bachelor degree, with credits or better in discipline-specific areas.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 3a – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
Additional selection requirements
Application for entry to the Honours program is by invitation 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.
Students for honours who have graduated with a pass degree from this or another university or who graduated more than five years ago may be required to complete such coursework or assessment as the College Dean recommends.
Special admission requirements
Applicants must be registered with the Physiotherapists Board of Australia or have completed an overseas recognised physiotherapy qualification.
Note: Completion of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) will not enable Australian registration of overseas qualified physiotherapists.
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 these requirements in order to stay admitted in the course.
You will find your course requirements here:
24 credit points as per course structure
Course learning outcomes
The Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) degree qualifies graduates with coherent and advanced knowledge in an area of practice-based knowledge and the application of research principles and methods.
On successful completion, graduates of the course will be able to:
PS4501:12 Physiotherapy Honours Part 1 of 2
PS4502:12 Physiotherapy Honours Part 2 of 2
PS4511:06 Physiotherapy Honours Part 1 of 4
PS4512:06 Physiotherapy Honours Part 2 of 4
PS4513:06 Physiotherapy Honours Part 3 of 4
PS4514:06 Physiotherapy Honours Part 4 of 4
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
Professional accreditation requirements
Students must be registered with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia or have completed an overseas recognised physiotherapy qualification.
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
BACHELOR OF PHYSIOTHERAPY (HONOURS)
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award