Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Laws
Australian Catholic University - Brisbane

Course outline

This double degree is designed to produce well-rounded graduates ready for legal practice and a range of professional careers in an increasingly global environment. They will have a foundation on which to develop specialist legal practices in a wide range of fields, including the pharmaceutical and medical technology industries. The biomedical science component trains students in the core areas of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, immunology and microbiology. Students learn how the human body functions, what causes disease and how disease is treated. Students are introduced to the biomedical disciplines via core units and are expected to undertake detailed study in at least one discipline, through elective units. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Laws at ACU

Fee notes

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

Other requirements

Students must undertake two units of workplace learning with an external organisation of their choice, as well as legal pro bono work which provides firsthand experience of the legal system.

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

96.60

79.45

74.85

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

85.30

83.85

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

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0

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0

<5*

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<5*

Percentage of all students

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0.0%

0.0%

<5*

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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 working in hospitals, universities or the public health sector, private legal practice, government regulatory bodies, in-house counsel for corporations.

Course Code
115942
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
CSP/$12039 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Law
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time

Location
Brisbane