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James Cook University (JCU)

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Master of Rural and Remote Medicine

  • Masters (Coursework)

Why study the Master of Rural and Remote Medicine at JCU?If you are a health professional with a passion for serving rural and remote communities, this postgraduate degree will advance your academic and clinical expertise. In the Master of Rural and Remote Medicine, you will gain the skills and knowledge to meet the unique health needs of rural, remote, Indigenous and tropical communities.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
1.5 years full-time
Study Mode
Intake Months
Feb, Jul

About this course

Health professionals understand the unique health issues facing rural and remote communities in Australia and throughout the world. Studying the Master of Rural and Remote Medicine equips you with the advanced academic and clinical expertise to meet these challenges in rural and remote settings.We are committed to equipping health professionals with the capabilities to practice in rural and remote settings.The Master of Rural and Remote Medicine can be designed to match your passion. You will study eight core subjects and then choose from a wide variety of elective subjects that are grouped according to your area of interest. You can specialise in:Adult MedicineEmergency MedicinePaediatricsPopulation healthPrimary health careAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healthTropical medicineResearch skillsHealth professional education Subjects comprise a combination of online and block mode study options. Entry RequirementsApplicants must be registered health practitioners with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA); andBe experienced rural health practitioners; or have completed, or be enrolled in, a training program in rural medicine or general practice as certified by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine or by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners; orBe a current student of an Australian Medical Council (AMC) accredited medicine program and have their enrolment approved by the Course Coordinator and College Dean.

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