- Future Students
- Current Students
- Research and Teaching
- Partners and Community
- About JCU
- Celebrating 50 Years
- Anton Breinl Research Centre
- Living on Campus
- Advanced Analytical Centre
- Applying to JCU
- Australian Lions Stinger Research
- Australian Tropical Herbarium
- Association of Australian University Secretaries
- Careers and Employability
- Australian Quantum & Classical Transport Physics Group
- Centre for International Trade and Business in Asia
- Centre for Tropical Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology
- College of Business, Law and Governance
- College of Healthcare Sciences
- College of Medicine and Dentistry
- College of Science and Engineering
- COVID-19 Advice
- Daintree Rainforest Observatory
- Diploma of Higher Education
- Division of Research and Innovation
- Division of Tropical Environments and Societies
- Division of Tropical Health and Medicine
- Economic Geology Research Centre
- Foundation for Australian Literary Studies
- Give to JCU
- Graduate Research School
- JCU Ideas Lab
- Indigenous Education and Research Centre
- IT Services
- International Students
- JCU Eduquarium
- JCU Global Experience
- JCU Halls of Residence
- JCU Sport
- Language and Culture Research Centre
- Standards for Blended and Online Subject Design
- Tips for Teaching Online
- Induction to LearnJCU
- Online Communication
- Collaborate Subject Rooms
- Online Computations
- Capturing Media
Mediasite Recorded Lectures
- Auto-captured lectures
- Recording with mobile devices
- Recording with the Mediasite Desktop Recorder (MDR)
- Upload existing media
- Create Vodcasts and Podcasts
- Edit with the Mediasite Web-Editor
- My Mediasite Dashboard
- Make your recording 'Viewable'
- Edit titles, descriptions and tags
- Adjust recording permissions
- Access the Web-Editor
- Manage your storage space
- Mediasite Analytics
- Publish recording to LearnJCU
- A catalogue for your auto-captured lectures
- Mediasite myths
- Using Mediasite for Assessment
- Mediasite FAQs
- DIY Auto-Captioning
- Online Group Work
- Tools for Online Assessment
- Respondus Secure Online Exams
- PebblePad ePortfolios
- Online Learning Resources
- Activity Data
- Mobile Learning Apps
- Known Issues
- Support - Ask LearnJCU
- Subject Site Setup for Data
- Pre Semester Discovery Report
- PDF Guides
- 1. An Academic's User Guide
- 2. An introduction to Learning Analytics at JCU
- 3. How to run a Level 1 report in LearnJCU
- 4. How to access and run level 2 reports
- 5. An introduction to Learning Analytics reports and how to read the data
- 6. Overview of the Report - Subject at a Glance
- 7. Overview of the Report - Activity and Grade Scatter Plot
- 8. Overview of the Report - Activity Matrix
- 9. Overview of the Report - Subject Submission Summary
- Staff Information
- Student Information
- About LTSE
- Student Success
- Transitions & Retention
- Evaluation & Feedback
- Professional Development & Recognition
Policies & Frameworks
- Subject Outline
- Diploma of Health (Nursing Pathway)
- Bachelor of Health Science (Physician Assistant)
- Postgraduate Biomedical Sciences
- Postgraduate Medicine and Dentistry
- Postgraduate Midwifery
- Postgraduate Nursing Science
- Postgraduate Psychology
- Postgraduate Public Health and Tropical Medicine
- Postgraduate Veterinary Science
- Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Honours)
- Graduate Certificate of Aeromedical Retrieval
- Postgraduate Rehabilitation
- Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
- Graduate Diploma of Rural Generalist Practice
- Register for Workshops & Events
- Marine Geophysics Laboratory
- New Students
- Off-Campus Students
- Open Day
- Outstanding Alumni Awards
- Parents and Partners
- Pathways to University
- Planning and Performance
- Planning for your future
- Professional Experience Placement
- Rapid Assessment Unit
- JCU Connect
- Safety and Wellbeing
- Scholarships @ JCU
- Study Now
- Student Equity and Wellbeing
- VAVS Home
- WHOCC for Vector-borne & NTDs
- Australian Institute of Tropical Health & Medicine
JCU is committed to enhancing student access, participation and success in higher education and embracing the diversity of the communities we serve. We strongly support the rights of individuals who wish to pursue a degree to achieve their potential personal and professional career objectives.
These inherent requirements are designed to assist current and prospective students to make informed decisions for study and access to services, and to guide further discussions based on a clear understanding of the inherent course requirements. Persons wishing to enrol in a JCU course should read the inherent requirements statement for that course, and consider if they may experience challenges in meeting those requirements.
Students who believe they will experience challenges completing their degree or course because of their disability, health condition or other reason should discuss their concerns with an AccessAbility Services team member, or a member of College staff such as the Course Coordinator.
In the case where it is determined that inherent requirements cannot be met with reasonable adjustments, the University staff can provide guidance regarding other study options.
What are inherent requirements?
Inherent requirements are the fundamental abilities, attributes, skills and behaviours necessary to complete the learning outcomes of a course while preserving the academic integrity of JCU's learning, assessment and accreditation processes.
Current and prospective students must be able to demonstrate that they have acquired or have the ability to acquire the inherent requirements for their degree or course.
Reasonable adjustments may be implemented to assist students to manage additional circumstances which impact on their studies, provided these do not fundamentally change the academic integrity of the degree or course.
Are inherent requirements different to admissions and academic requirements?
Each degree or course has a number of admissions and academic requirements which prospective students must meet prior to enrolling in or graduating from the degree or course. Admissions and academic requirements are available on the JCU Course and Subject Handbook.
In many cases, having a health condition or disability will not impact on studies. Many students with disabilities or other circumstances that impact on their studies have successfully completed their university studies with or without reasonable adjustments to their learning conditions.
Students with a disability or health condition or other circumstance such as cultural or religious considerations can discuss their circumstances and potential needs for reasonably adjusted learning conditions with JCU staff, including the Course Coordinator or AccessAbility Services. (For the Diploma of Higher Education, students should contact Pathways staff by email to email@example.com.)
It is highly recommended that students discuss their circumstances with JCU staff as early as possible. Reduced timeframes may impact significantly on the adjustments that are possible.
For students with a disability or health condition, AccessAbility Services can provide an experienced reference point, facilitate reasonable adjustments, and assist students to develop strategies to realise their capabilities. JCU has no requirement to adjust for conditions that it is not aware of. Disclosure is required for any circumstances that pose a health or safety risk to students or others.
What are reasonable adjustments?
JCU is committed to making reasonable adjustments to teaching and learning, assessment, placement and other activities to enable students to participate in their course.
Reasonable adjustments can be made to how curricula are delivered, clinical placements are conducted, and the way in which learning outcomes are achieved, demonstrated or assessed.
Reasonable adjustments must not fundamentally change the nature of the inherent requirement.
Reasonable adjustments do not alter the need to be able to demonstrate the inherent requirements of a degree or course, and may or may not be sufficient in themselves to assist students to meet these requirements.
How to interpret the inherent requirements statements
The inherent requirements statement is divided into domains and sub-domains, and will contain:
- An introduction to the inherent requirement
- A rationale as to why it is an inherent requirement, and
- Examples of abilities which must be demonstrated - or acquired and demonstrated - during the degree or course.
Please note, this is not an exhaustive list.
Inherent requirements statements index
| JCU Inherent Requirements Statements are based on the inherent requirements developed by Western Sydney University.|
Western Sydney University, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial Share Alike 4.0 International licence.