James Cook University JCU

Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Honours)

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

This course has a strong clinical focus and gives students a comprehensive grounding in biomedical science through the study of the normal functions of the human body and the mechanisms of disease. Years one and two include foundational anatomy, physiology, microbiology and biochemistry studies. Third year students develop skills to make independent evidence-based decisions that inform other health practitioners. In their final year, students undertake an honours year that includes clinical placements throughout north Queensland, and Australia.


96 credit points


  • Clinical Sciences

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • English (Units 3/4, C), mathematical methods (Units 3/4, C), chemistry (Units3/4, C). Recommended subjects: one of biology, health, physical education or physics. Students must also meet requirements for placement: immunisation
  • Completion of an Australian Nationally Accredited First Aid and CPR training course
  • Suitability to Work with Children Card (Blue Card)
  • Australian Federal Police check.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Townsville International: $149,440
  • ATAR: 69.15
  • Full-time : 4
  • Part-time : 8

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