Medical Science, Master | James Cook University | Townsville, Australia
24 months
Duration
41200 AUD/year
30160 AUD/year
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About

Apply and adapt advanced knowledge in biomedical, medical laboratory and clinical measurement science. Learn how to improve human and animal health in rural, remote, and indigenous community settings. The Medical Science program is offered at James Cook University. 

Overview

On successful completion of the Medical Science program offered at James Cook University, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply and adapt advanced and integrated knowledge, including an understanding of recent developments, in the area of biomedicine, medical laboratory science and clinical measurements science
  • Demonstrate related professional competencies, behaviours and ethical frameworks 
  • Apply an integrated understanding of biomedical, medical laboratory and clinical measurement science and its application to improve human and animal health in rural, remote and indigenous community settings
  • Analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories in new situations or contexts with creativity and independence
  • Demonstrate a high level of personal autonomy and accountability for their own future professional development through reflection on current skills, knowledge and attitudes in the biomedical science arena
  • Interpret and justify scientific propositions, methodologies and conclusions to specialist and non-specialist audiences through high level written and oral communication and numeracy skills.
  • Plan and execute or critically evaluate a substantial body of novel research with a large degree of independence.
  • Interpret and justify clinical case studies and interventional action

Career Opportunities

  • JCU Master of Medical Science graduates are equipped with specialist skills and are employed in a variety of medical laboratory settings.
  • You could work as a research scientist in all areas or as a clinical scientist working in areas such as cardiac scientist, respiratory scientist, sleep scientist, neuroscientist or renal physiology. You could also work as a medical laboratory scientist working in areas of pathology, clinical microbiology, haematology, transfusion science, clinical biochemistry, histopathology, immunology, serology or laboratory management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Planning in Tropical Health and Medicine
  • Research Project in Tropical Health and Medicine
  • Epidemiology for Public Health 
  • Biostatistics for Public Health 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.8

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 096262F 

  • AQF level 7 Biomedical Science or Medical Laboratory Science degree; or equivalent
  • US: Satisfactory completion of one year at a recognised university with a minimum GPA of 2.8. Students with a GPA between 2.5 and 2.7 will be considered for the study abroad program.
  • Germany: Successful completion of six months of study at a recognised German university with an overall grade of Pass or successful completion of Abitur, Fachhochschulreife or Reifezeugnis.
  • Sweden: Successful completion of Upper Secondary School or Kommunal vuxenutbildning with a minimum GPA of 12.
  • Norway: Successful completion of at least six months of study at a recognised higher education institution in Norway; or successful completion of Norwegian Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skolen with a minimum GPA of 3.5.
  • Denmark: Successful completion of one semester of study at a recognised higher education institution in Denmark with an overall grade of Pass (average of D).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41200 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    30160 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30160 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Townsville

1500 - 2800 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Medical Science.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Australia / Need-based
Warm Welcome Relocation Allowance
2000 AUD
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

James Cook University
Townsville, Australia
Australia / Merit-based
International On-Campus Accommodation Grant
3700 AUD
Grant
05 Dec 2022
Deadline

James Cook University
Townsville, Australia
Australia / Merit-based
International Excellence Scholarship
Various benefits
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

James Cook University
Townsville, Australia
Australia / Need-based
Warm Welcome Relocation Grant
5000 AUD
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

James Cook University
Townsville, Australia
Australia / Merit-based
International Merit Stipend
350 AUD
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

James Cook University
Townsville, Australia
226 countries / Need-based
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Various benefits
Grant
31 Oct 2022
Deadline

Leopold Figl Foundation
2 countries / Merit-based
Graduate Education Scholarships (Both Directions)
40000 AUD
Grant
30 Sep 2023
Deadline

American Australian Association (AAA)
Australia
Federation University - MACC Scholarship
5000 AUD
Grant
05 May 2023
Deadline

The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
6 countries / Need-based
Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
Various benefits
Grant
29 Mar 2022
Deadline

Japan Gov’t/World Bank
226 countries / Merit-based
Finduddannelse Sustainability Scholarship
Various benefits
Grant
22 Sep 2022
Deadline

Finduddannelse
225 countries / Merit-based
Education Future International Scholarship
200000 INR
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Education Future
Australia / Merit-based
International MVC Scholarship
2000 AUD
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Meridian Vocational College
226 countries
BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program
5000 USD
Grant
01 Apr 2023
Deadline

BeArt-Presets
226 countries
Fulbright U.S. Student Program, 2022
Various benefits
Grant
11 Oct 2022
Deadline

U.S. government
Australia / Merit-based
MVC Access Scholarships
1000 AUD
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Meridian Vocational College
Australia / Merit-based
Australia Awards Scholarships
Various benefits
Grant
29 Apr 2022
Deadline

Australian Government
Australia / Merit-based
MVC Young Chef’s Club Award
2000 AUD
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Meridian Vocational College
225 countries / Merit-based
Higher Education Scholarship Test for Indian students
100000 INR
Grant
30 Oct 2022
Deadline

Ministry of Information & Technology (IT)
2 countries / Merit-based
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
40000 AUD
Grant
30 Sep 2023
Deadline

American Australian Association (AAA)
5 countries / Merit-based
ADB-Japan Scholarship Program for Developing Countries in Asia and Pacific
Various benefits
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

ADB/Japan Government
2 countries / Merit-based
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
40000 AUD
Grant
30 Sep 2023
Deadline

American Australian Association (AAA)
Australia / Merit-based
MVC Vocational Education scholarships
2000 AUD
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Meridian Vocational College
Australia / Merit-based
Federation University Australia Staff Scholarship TAFE
1000 USD
Grant
03 Mar 2023
Deadline

Federation University Australia
30 countries
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
30 Nov 2022
Deadline

The Smooth Movers
226 countries
ServiceScape Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
30 Nov 2022
Deadline

ServiceScape
Australia / Need-based
Australia Awards Scholarships
Various benefits
Grant
29 Apr 2022
Deadline

Australian Government - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
226 countries
ACES Scholarships
3500 USD
Grant
15 Nov 2022
Deadline

ACES Education Fund
Australia / Merit-based
SCHOLARSHIP 2022
4000 AUD
Grant
20 Nov 2022
Deadline

VisaEnvoy
Australia / Merit-based
SP Jain School of Global Management - Postgraduate Merit Scholarships in India
Various benefits
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

SP Jain School of Global Management, Australia
Worldwide / Merit-based
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Various benefits
Grant
30 Dec 2023
Deadline

Pinsky Law
Worldwide
Study abroad Scholarship - Collect
10000 SEK
Grant
31 May 2023
Deadline

Sambla
Worldwide / Merit-based
iVisa Annual Scholarship
1500 USD
Grant
14 May 2023
Deadline

iVisa
Worldwide
IMSOGLO Consortium Scholarship
2000 EUR
Grant
30 May 2023
Deadline

IMSOGLO
Worldwide
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
1500 USD
Grant
30 Mar 2023
Deadline

IELTS from 6 to 9
Worldwide
Anonymous Hope Fund
3000 USD
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Anonymous Hope Fund
Worldwide
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
8000 EUR
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

European Commission

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