Don't miss the JCU Medicine Information Session May 7

28 April 2016

Why choose to study medicine? How do you choose the best university and medical program for you?
Join OzTREKK and Dean of Medicine Professor Richard Murray for an engaging JCU Medicine Information Session! Learn more about JCU’s unique focus on tropical and rural medicine and about how you can make a difference in today’s world. During this information session, presenter JCU Medical School Dean Prof Richard Murray will outline JCU’s high-quality medical program and explain its unique focus on rural, remote, Indigenous and tropical health.

JCU Medical School
Prof Richard Murray

James Cook University Medicine Information Session

Date: Saturday, May 7, 2016
Time: 5 – 7 p.m.
Venue: Sheraton Centre, Toronto
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About JCU Dean of Medicine Professor Richard Murray

Richard Murray is the Dean of Medicine and Head of School at James Cook University. His career focus has been in Aboriginal health, rural medicine, public health, tropical medicine and the needs of underserved populations.
Richard was appointed the President of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine in late 2011. He is the immediate past Chair of the Federation of Rural Australian Medical Educators.
Richard spent 14 years working in the remote Kimberley region of Western Australia, including 12 years as the Medical Director of the Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council, a position in which he had broad-ranging clinical, population health, teaching, research and medical administration and management roles.


JCU Medical School offers an undergraduate-entry program that specializes in rural, remote and indigenous medicine and is located in north Queensland, Australia. Rather than having to earn a bachelor degree first, undergraduate-entry medical programs allow students to enter directly from high school. If you have completed high school studies or would like to apply to a medical school in Australia without using your MCAT score, you may wish to learn more about undergraduate-entry medical programs offered by Australian universities.
Program: Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery
Location: Townsville, Queensland
Next semester intake: February 2017
Duration: 6 years
Application deadline: August 30, 2016
Entry requirements
Entry into the JCU Medical School medical program is directly from high school. Students may also transfer into the program during their undergraduate degree or at the completion of their undergraduate degree.

  • Entry is directly from high school. Students may also transfer into the program during their undergraduate degree or at the completion of their undergraduate degree.
  • High school cumulative average necessary to be considered is a minimum of 85% in Grade 12 subjects, including prerequisite subject grades.
  • If you are applying to the program after you have partially or fully completed your post-secondary studies, you should have a Canadian GPA of 80% cumulative average across all university studies, but to have a competitive application, applicants should have achieved at least an 82% cumulative average.
  • Interview: held in-person and via video conference

Apply now to James Cook University Medical School!


For more information about this event, please contact OzTREKK’s Australian Medical Schools Admissions Officer Courtney Frank at See you there!