Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8)
Tropical Health and Medicine
Completion of an AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree that is registerable with the Queensland Veterinary Surgeons Board 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.
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 upon Graduation.
Additional selection requirements
Application for entry to the program is by approval of the College Dean, and interview.
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.
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
On successful completion, graduates of the course will be able to:
TV5101:12 Veterinary Science Honours Part 1 of 2
TV5102:12 Veterinary Science Honours Part 2 of 2
TV5103:06 Veterinary Science Honours Part 1 of 4
TV5104:06 Veterinary Science Honours Part 2 of 4
TV5105:06 Veterinary Science Honours Part 3 of 4
TV5106:06 Veterinary Science 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
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
BACHELOR OF VETERINARY SCIENCE (HONOURS)
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award