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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

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.


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)

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All qualified applicants were offered a place.

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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.

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Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time

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