Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Honours)

Develop specialist clinical skills and knowledge to conduct scientific enquiry that supports health professionals including General Practitioners, Physiotherapists, and Occupational Therapists. Experience hands-on learning with placement experiences in both urban and rural communities.

Five stars

for learner engagement* *Good Universities Guide 2022, UG study area

#1 in Queensland

for full-time employment outcomes* *Good Universities Guide 2022, UG study area


Median graduate salary* *Good Universities Guide 2022, UG study area



  • Townsville: February



+estimated annual Commonwealth Supported Fee for a full-time study load

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible


4 years full-time

or part-time equivalent

Entry Requirements

ATAR 69.15

English (Units 3/4,C), Mathematical Methods (Units 3/4,C), Chemistry (Units 3/4,C)

Recommended Knowledge

One of Biology, Health, Physical Education or Physics (Units 3/4,C)

QTAC Codes

  • 317291

Course detail

Real stories

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    Justin Jones

    Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Honours)

    The biomedicine program is really great because, in the first two years, there’s a lot of flexibility. You can learn about Medical Laboratory Sciences, Biomedicine and Clinical Science. I really like physiology; that was my passion, so it drew me towards Clinical Sciences.

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    Allysha Barry

    Bachelor of Clinical Sciences

    The highlight of the Bachelor of Clinical Sciences was the hands-on experience to aid in learning and developing new concepts in the field. This allowed me to grow the skills required as a Clinical Measurement Scientist. The support provided by all JCU staff throughout the degree set up me up for success as a job-ready

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    Suzy Munns


    It is very rewarding to teach and guide students on the journey to making a difference in the clinical sciences. Our students have up-to-date and workplace-relevant learning experiences because they learn from active researchers and in partnership with clinical scientists from The Townsville Hospital.

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    Megan Harbourne

    Statewide Clinical Education Program Manager, Department of Health, QLD

    JCU graduates have a really strong focus on the patient journey, probably because they have developed interpretation and analysis skills across multiple sciences. They are great at understanding the pathophysiology of the various chronic diseases that impact our patients.