Graduate Diploma of Rural and Remote Medicine
This program is designed to provide medical practitioners, particularly those based in rural and remote communities, with a pathway for advancing their academic and clinical expertise
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What is rural and remote medicine?
Rural and remote communities in northern Australia and the tropics face unique health issues. We are committed to equipping health professionals with the capabilities to practice in rural and remote settings.
Who is this course for?
This course is for medical practitioners and graduates who want to specialise in rural practice.
How you will study
This coursework program is available externally and via limited attendance in Townsville. This course is available part time and full time
The School of Medicine and Dentistry teaches this course. The School is a recognised leader in rural and remote health, tropical medicine and health in Australia and the wider Asia-Pacific region. We have:
New teaching facilities including a medical research laboratory
research partnerships with Indigenous Australian communities and international organisations
clinical schools in Cairns, Mackay, Atherton and the Northern Territory.
This website is intended as general guide. Prospective students should contact the university to confirm admission requirements and the availability of courses. James Cook University reserves the right to alter any course or admission requirement without prior notice.