Diploma in Biomedical Science
Australian Catholic University - Brisbane

Course outline

The Diploma in Biomedical Science is an important stepping-stone toward achieving your career and study goals. You’ll graduate with a formal standalone qualification plus gain credit for first year entry to the Bachelor of Biomedical Science and potentially other health science bachelor’s degree to transition straight into second year with credit.
Undertaking the ACU Diploma in Biomedical Science will help you to develop the academic skills and university experience needed to succeed in more advanced tertiary study.
Whether you have just finished Year 12 or finished years ago, our Diploma in Biomedical Science is a Commonwealth supported place (CSP-funded) and will help you achieve your goals.
We are here to support you from start to finish. We ensure smaller class sizes, offer tailored support as you transition to university study, and provide a range of student services to help you succeed.

Fee notes

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

Admissions Criteria

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

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

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




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

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.


As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2022 information is not available.

Career opportunities

Pharmaceutical and medical technology industries, health regulation, health education, patient advocacy, consumer health program development, hospitals and public health, science communication, academic research, medical marketing and sales.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds
Level of Qualification
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

1 year Full time