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About Medicine

A career with adventure, skills and impact

Independently rated five stars for overall student experience^. Study and work in fascinating locations from the outback to metropolitan cities, to overseas.

Committed to student success

Excel with small class sizes, personalised support from passionate teachers and exceptional learning engagement^.

Make a difference

Develop extensive clinical skills to help make a real impact in the health of rural, remote, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and beyond.

Ready today, for tomorrow

Five stars for graduate job success^ and a leader in graduate satisfaction*, JCU Medicine students are highly employable, receiving extensive training with over 4000 hours of clinical practice.


An education and career with adventure, skills and impact.

The James Cook University Medical Program leads positive change in health and medical care for communities of tropical Australia and beyond through socially accountable health education, discoveries, partnerships and advocacy that make a difference.

The program has a distinctive regional mission with a focus on the needs of rural, remote and underserved communities, tropical medicine and the health of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders.

Underpinning our work is a shared commitment to social justice, a passion for innovation and a commitment to excellence.