Bachelor of Biomedical Science
Australian Catholic University - Brisbane

Course outline

This course will prepare graduates with an understanding of the cause, nature, progression, consequences, and diagnosis of disease, and will explore research aimed at disease prevention and treatment. Students will gain hands-on laboratory experience in anatomy, biochemistry, cell biology, chemistry, genetics, immunology and microbiology. Our majors and minors offer a more thorough study of physiological pharmacology, physiology and pharmacology. After graduation, biomedicine professionals are expected to work with cutting-edge technology and to collaborate within healthcare teams to create novel solutions to global and national health challenges. Graduates may also choose to complete postgraduate degrees in medicine and allied health

Majors

Physiological pharmacology.

Fee notes

Average first year fee. Indicative only; subject to passage of legislation.

Other requirements

Students must undertake one unit of workplace learning with an external organisation of their choice, and one unit focusing on community engagement. Before students can begin professional experience for this course, students should review the mandatory State or Territory legal and industry policy requirements. An overview of these requirements can be found at https://www.acu.edu.au/WILsearch. Students must meet the inherent requirements – essential components of this course (capabilities, knowledge and skills) – to achieve the course learning outcomes. For more information see https://www.acu.edu.au/study-at-acu/how-to-apply/inherent-requirements.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for ACU and for this course, refer to ACU’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

99.65

66.75

51.80

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

73.90

58.70

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

<5*

<5*

<5*

19

0

7

<5*

34

Percentage of all students

<5*

<5*

<5*

55.9%

0.0%

20.6%

<5*

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Pharmaceutical and medical technology industries, marketing, medical, legal research and quality assurance, science communication, research in universities, hospitals or the public health sector.

Course Code
115941
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
CSP/$7944 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Brisbane