James Cook University

Australia ,Townsville | Townsville

Master of Medical Science

  • Duration: 24
  • $ 41200/year
  • IELTS: 6.5(6)
  • Master

James Cook institution is a public institution located in North Queensland, Australia, and is named after the explorer James Cook. Under the name University of Queensland, the institution opened its doors to students in 1961. The second-oldest institution in Australia is James Cook institution, which became independent in 1970. JCU offers short-term, online, undergraduate, graduate, and pathway courses.

The College of Arts, Society, and Education offers bachelor's and master's degrees in education with a variety of specializations, as well as bachelor's and master's degrees in the arts, social work, and education. There are also diploma and route programs in each sub-department. The College of Business Law and Governance offers several MBA programs, diploma courses, and bachelor's degrees in law and science. The Business sub-department offers an MBA with a variety of specializations, a Bachelor of Business, and a Bachelor of Commerce. The College of Healthcare Sciences provides a variety of programs in occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology, speech pathology, sports exercise science, and nursing and midwifery. Bachelor of Speech Pathology, Master of Rehabilitation, Bachelor of Nursing Science, Master of Nursing, Master of Public Health, and Bachelor of Physiotherapy are the degree programs offered in this field. Under the sub-category of Medicine, the College of Medicine and Dentistry provides bachelor's degrees in health science, medicine, and master's degrees in health professional education. The dentistry program offers several degrees, including a Bachelor of Dental Surgery and a Graduate Diploma in Orthodontics.


Along with other programs, the college's pharmacy department grants degrees in pharmacy and pharmaceutical public health. Postgraduate degrees in Molecular and Cell Biology, Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and Veterinary Sciences are available from the College of Public Health, Medical, and Veterinary Sciences. The same college's biomedical sciences department also offers a bachelor's degree in clinical sciences, a master's degree in medical science, etc. The College of Science and Engineering offers undergraduate, graduate, and diploma programs in seven different specializations. Engineering, environmental management, geoscience, information technology, marine biology and aquaculture, physical sciences and zoology, and ecology are among the fields that students might choose to study. 


Three campuses of James Cook University can be found in Singapore, Townsville, and Cairnes, Australia. The principal and biggest campus is in Townsville. It counts 11,500 students, 1,500 of them are from abroad. Saints Catholic College, Saints Mark's College, and The John Flynn College are three further colleges with affiliations to the Townsville campus. 4,000 students attend JCU's Cairnes campus, which serves the entire institution. The Singapore campus opened its doors in 2003.

Utilize and apply cutting-edge information in clinical measurement science, medical laboratory science, and biomedicine. Find out how to enhance the health of people and animals in rural, remote, and indigenous community settings. Learn from specialists in the field while pursuing a specialized major in JCU's state-of-the-art bespoke laboratories. Make connections and establish business ties with prospective employers. Perform independent study on a noteworthy subject, then present your results to post-graduate classmates, scholars, and researchers. As you finish your professional internships, incorporate your theoretical skills. With the help of this vibrant and stimulating curriculum, strengthen your commitment to lifelong learning.


Graduates of JCU's medical science program are highly sought after both domestically and abroad. Graduates of the JCU Master of Medical Science program have specialized skills and work in a variety of medical laboratory settings. You might work as a research scientist across all disciplines or as a clinical scientist specializing in renal physiology, cardiac science, respiratory science, sleep science, or neuroscience. Medical laboratory scientists can also work in the fields of pathology, clinical microbiology, haematology, transfusion science, clinical biochemistry, histopathology, immunology, serology, or laboratory management. The Australian Institute of Medical Scientists (AIMS) accepts applications for membership from graduates of the medical laboratory science major.


Tuition: $41200 per year



25 % scholarship for the entire duration of the course. 

IELTS: 6.5(6)


Academics: 2.8 GPA

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