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Australian Catholic University (ACU)

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Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Applied Public Health

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The Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Applied Public Health is a double degree for people interested in the biomedical, community and population aspects of health.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
4 years full-time, 8 years part-time
Course Code
088051F
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar
Fees
$8,305 per year / $33,220 total

About this course

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Applied Public Health is a double degree for people interested in the biomedical, community and population aspects of health. Students will be introduced to the sub-disciplines of Biomedical Science including anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, immunology and microbiology. Studies in public health address the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health by improving social and political systems. Public health includes environmental, economic, technical, educational and legislative measures. Specifically, the course aims to:Prepare graduates to apply best evidence, sound judgment and strategy to biomedical and public health issues and challenges from local and global environments and contexts Develop skills in project management, communication, population level monitoring, personal leadership and performance accountability necessary to be effective in public health Inspire students through high-quality industry, community and service placements including international opportunities Foster in students the importance of professional excellence and accountability Prepare graduates for a successful entry into the public health and biomedical science workforces Foster a lifelong commitment to effective health promotion globally. Combine compassion for humanity and a commitment to social justice with a sound theoretical understanding of processes affecting disadvantaged communities and individuals both locally and internationally.

Study locations

Melbourne, VIC