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Medical Science

James Cook University

24 months
Duration
35680 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

    35680 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35680 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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