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Graduate Diploma of Medical Science

Learn from industry professionals in JCU’s cutting-edge custom laboratories. Network and form professional relationships with potential future employers.

Set for success

Five-star employment rate* *GUG 2020

Increased expertise

Research and technology skills

Enhanced experience

Combine theory and practice

Location

Commencing

  • Townsville: February, July

Fees

$11,155.00+

$28,960.00^

+estimated annual Commonwealth Supported Fee

^estimated annual tuition fee

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

Duration

1 year full-time

or part-time equivalent

Entry Requirements

AQF level 7 bachelor degree in Biomedical Sciences or cognate degree; or equivalent

Course Code

116107

Course detail

Real stories

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    Alumni

    Boni Sebayang

    Master of Medical Science

    When I wanted to study tropical health research, James Cook University was my first choice. I made the best decision of my life! Meeting and learning from JCU lecturers who write the journal articles that you read has been an exceptional experience.

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    Lecturer

    Associate Professor Donna Rudd

    Course Coordinator, Medical Sciences

    Our focus within Biomedicine at JCU is developing a scientific health workforce for the region and remote areas. We train multidisciplinary scientists capable of working independently to provide a comprehensive service and support.

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    Employer

    Michael Wilhelm

    Group Laboratory Manager, Pathology Queensland

    The JCU MLS graduates are one of the most highly sought after Medical Scientists for employment in Diagnostic Pathology Services. We have many JCU scientists working for Pathology Queensland over a wide range of roles, ranging from entry level to operations manager.