Veterinary & Medical Sciences - International courses

Courses and Study Study areas - International courses Veterinary & Medical Sciences - International courses

Veterinary and Medical Science students at James Cook University (JCU) benefit from our extensive research expertise in tropical animal and veterinary science.

Facilities on the Townsville campus for veterinary science students include teaching laboratories, a range of livestock in paddocks and yards, small animal pens and access to JCU’s own cattle station at nearby Charters Towers, Fletcherview.

Students gain the skills to diagnose, treat and prevent diseases in pets, livestock, aquatic species and native fauna. In their final year, students undergo clinical placements in a range of settings across northern Queensland at JCU facilities in Townsville, the Atherton Tableland and Mackay, as well as local veterinary hospitals and practices and in government agencies.

Postgraduate

CourseDurationMode
Doctor of Medical Education [Research]4 years full timeOn campus;Off campus
Doctor of Philosophy (Health)4 years full-timeOff campus;On campus
Doctor of Philosophy (Medical and Molecular Sciences)4 years full timeOn campus;Off campus
Doctor of Public Health [Research]4 years full timeOn campus;Off campus
Graduate Certificate of Aeromedical Retrieval6 months full-timeOff campus
Graduate Certificate of Biomedical Sciences6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Disaster Health and Humanitarian Assistance12 months part-timeOff campus
Graduate Certificate of Health Promotion12 months part-timeOff campus
Graduate Certificate of Public Health6 months full-timeOff campus
Graduate Certificate of Research Methods [Tropical Health and Medicine]6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Travel Medicine6 months full-timeOff campus
Graduate Certificate of Tropical Animal Science6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Certificate of Tropical Veterinary Science6 months full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Biomedical Sciences1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Medical Science1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Public Health and Tropical Medicine1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Research Methods [Tropical Health and Medicine]1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Rural Generalist Practice1 year full timeOff campus
Graduate Diploma of Tropical Animal Science1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene1 year full-timeOn campus
Graduate Diploma of Tropical Veterinary Science1 year full-timeOn campus
Master of Medical Science2 years full timeOn campus
Master of Pharmaceutical Public Health1.5 years full-timeOff campus
Master of Philosophy (Health)2 years full-timeOff campus;On campus
Master of Philosophy (Medical and Molecular Sciences)2 years full timeOn campus
Master of Public Health1.5 years full-timeOff campus;On campus
Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Public Health-Master of Business Administration2 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Tropical Animal Science1.5 years full-timeOn campus
Master of Tropical Veterinary Science1.5 years full-timeOn campus