Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Business Administration

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Business Administration is designed to develop in students an understanding of business management and how organisations work that will enhance their professional careers in a range of biomedical contexts across a range of organisations.The biomedical science component will train students in the core areas of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, immunology and microbiology. Students will be introduced to each of these disciplines via core units and expected to undertake detailed study in at least one discipline, through utilization of elective units. Students will learn how the human body functions, what causes disease and how disease is treated.Students will enhance their business administration knowledge in a range of areas including accounting, finance, marketing, business law and business data management. Industry placements in the final year of the degree will improve employability on graduation and provide students with a practical application of their studies.

Structure

320 credit points. As part of your course, you will be placed in a range of organisations to integrate the theory you learn with practical workplace experiences (placements). As part of your enrolment, you must complete the Faculty of Health Sciences pre-placement requirements. To ensure you meet these requirements you need to start as soon as possible. Visit ACU's Work Integrated Learning (WIL) website to view your Pre-Placement Requirements checklist.

Subjects

  • Biomedical science
  • Business administration

Standard entry requirements

  • New South Wales Prerequisites: Any two units of English (Standard) (Band 3) or English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Band 4), and any 2 units of mathematics (Band 2)Queensland Prerequisites: English (Units 3 and 4, C)
  • Any combination of General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C)Victoria Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English, and a study score of at least 25 in Mathematics (any).

Study pathways

An Honours year is available to meritorious students, with a grade point average of 5.75, who meet the admission requirements for the Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) International: $107,168 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) International: $107,168 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
North Sydney (MacKillop) International: $107,168 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Further information

Graduates of the Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Business Administration can enter a wide range of business and biomedical science roles including roles in pharmaceutical and medical technology industries; roles in marketing, medical, legal, research and quality assurance. Graduates might work in research roles in Universities, hospitals or the public health sector.

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