Health Sciences

Course updates

2018 new undergraduate offerings2018 new undergraduate offerings

The Bachelor of Nutrition Science and Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Counselling are two new undergraduate courses that will be available in 2018 in the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Bachelor of Physiotherapy launched on the Ballarat campus in 2017Bachelor of Physiotherapy launched on the Ballarat campus in 2017

The Bachelor of Physiotherapy was launched on ACU's Ballarat campus in Semester 1, 2017 with a regional entry scheme to assist students from regional areas in Victoria.

Bachelor of Midwifery not offered in Melbourne in 2017 Bachelor of Midwifery not offered in Melbourne in 2017

Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate Entry) is not being offered in Melbourne in 2017. Those eligible for this program can apply to the 3 year program through VTAC and if successful they can apply for credit.

Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Science offered in Brisbane, Melbourne and North SydneyBachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Science offered in Brisbane, Melbourne and North Sydney

Bachelor of Science offered at multiple campusesBachelor of Science offered at multiple campuses

The Bachelor of Science is being offered in Brisbane, Melbourne and North Sydney this year.

New Graduate Certificate specialty in Cardiothoracics and Heart/Lung Transplant Nursing launched in 2017New Graduate Certificate specialty in Cardiothoracics and Heart/Lung Transplant Nursing launched in 2017

Launched in 2017, ACU now offers, in collaboration with one of its key industry partners, the St Vincent’s Health Network (SVHN), a new speciality in Cardiothoracics and Heart/Lung Transplant Nursing.

Postgraduate Public Health DegreesPostgraduate Public Health Degrees

In Semester 2 2016, ACU launched a suite of new postgraduate public health programs, including a Master of Public Health (MPH).

Postgraduate Exercise Science DegreesPostgraduate Exercise Science Degrees

The Graduate Certificate in Performance Analysis and the Graduate Certificate in High Performance Sport Leadership which were launched in 2016 are open to domestic and international professionals currently working in high performance sport as well as Exercise and Sports Science graduates looking to develop a career in the industry. Both degrees are 0.5 years full-time or 1 year part-time and offer a pathway into the Master of High Performance Sport with credit.