Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery James Cook University - JCU

4.67 out of 5 from 3 reviews
Bachelor Degree
6.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery is a six-year, full-time undergraduate degree. It is the only full medical course offered in northern Australia.

You’ll gain expertise across multiple clinical and biological fields including anatomy, infection control, disease prevention control, biochemical processes, health promotion and medical ethics.

You will graduate from JCU with skills and knowledge in:
The distinctive needs of northern Australia’s tropical populations
Distance and remote delivery of medicine
Tropical medicine
Medical care in rural hospital and community settings
Medical experiences and facilities in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Additional Information

Your clinical placements take place in a range of locations, and start in your first year of study. Hands-on experience continues throughout your d...

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Average ratings for Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery James Cook University - JCU based on 3 reviews
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Student Reviews

June 2018
Year completed 2023

Positives: Plenty of hands on experience and application of learning to the real world. Staff provide plenty of support and are all super friendly.

Negatives: Stressful and large workload

My advice to future students is: It's a great course just make sure you manage your time well and dont be afraid to seek help when yo...

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May 2018
Year completed 2018

our course summarised: first year is human science, second year is physiology, third year is pathophysiology, fourth year you start going to hospitals and learn about presentation of diseases, how to come up with differentials, investigations accordingly, 5th year is about knowing treatment and management which is the hardest...

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April 2018
Year completed 2022

Positives: • people and staff are lovely
• course is comprehensive and prepares you well clinically
• sets you up with connections in the field
•opportunities for co-curricular activities

Negatives: • too much focus on rural medicine, no focus on any other speciality

My advice to future students is: • have fun, study...

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