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Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Become a leader in socially-accountable medicine, graduating as a highly regarded, work-ready health professional. JCU’s Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery is the only six-year undergraduate medical course offered in Northern Australia.

Skills to succeed

Extensive clinical skills

Graduate career-ready

Five-star employment rate* *GUG 2020

Hands-on opportunities

Turn theory into practice

Location

Commencing

  • Townsville: February

Fees

$57,880.00+

+estimated annual tuition fee
Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

Duration

6 years full-time

Entry Requirements

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

CRICOS Code

043052K

Course detail

Real stories

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    Student

    Lily Aboud

    Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

    JCU’s strong thread of social justice throughout the entire medical degree is really unique and has definitely made the study of medicine more meaningful for me.

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    International student – Canada

    Aneesha Ghosh

    Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

    I was always interested in rural medicine and I have been keen on studying tropical medicine and JCU offered both. The programme was a perfect fit for me. When I looked at JCU Medicine’s placement program I was impressed as it gives us ample opportunities to gain hands-on experience and prepares us well for the future.

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    Alumni

    Dr Ari Isman

    Bachelor of Medicine

    I think if you want to study medicine in Australia you have to look at all your options and JCU is really highly regarded. Speaking to my colleagues, not just in the regional setting but down south in Sydney, everyone regards medical students that have graduated from JCU as being very well prepared for work life.

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    Lecturer

    Associate Professor Peter Johnson

    Head of Medical Education

    Our JCU course actually has one of the highest number of placement hours of any course in Australia. We pride ourselves on being able to produce graduates who are extremely work ready and hit the ground running.

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    Employer

    Dr Renee Cremen

    Medical Superintendent for Babinda Multi-Purpose Health Service

    JCU students are ready to step through the doors of a rural facility like Babinda, which is a multipurpose health service, and become one of the team. The confidence they have and the ability to apply their skills and knowledge is very evident.