James Cook University JCU

Master of Rural and Remote Medicine

James Cook University JCU

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

Students enrolled in the Master of Rural and Remote Medicine study eight core subjects and then choose from a wide variety of elective subjects grouped according to student's potential areas of interest.


36 credit points by coursework. This program consists of core subjects plus electives from 4 options.


  • Rural and Remote Medicine. Elective options include: Adult internal medicine
  • Emergency medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Population health

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicants must be AHPRA-registered health practitioners
  • And be experienced rural health practitioners
  • Or have completed, or be enrolled in, a training program in rural medicine or general practice certified by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine or Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Or be a current student of an Australian Medical Council (AMC) accredited medicine program and have their enrolment in this course approved by the Course Coordinator and Head of School.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Townsville Domestic: $40,425
International: $51,720
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5

Further information

For more information: https://www.jcu.edu.au/courses-and-study

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