Credit points


Minimum duration

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • North Sydney

EFTSL value of units : All 10cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

International students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.


New South Wales

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)


English (Units 3 & 4, C); any combination of General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)


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).

Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2024 Admission.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Business Administration, a student must complete 320 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 180 cp from the Schedule of Offerings of the Biomedical Science units, consisting of:
  2. 150 cp from Biomedical Science specified units (Part A);
  3. 10 cp Community Engagement units (Part B);
  4. 20 cp from Biomedical Science Electives (Part C)
  5. 120 cp from the Specified Units from the Schedule of Unit Offerings of the Bachelor of Business Administration. (Part D)
  6. 20 cp from University Core Curriculum Units (Part E)

Progression requirements

Students normally complete 100 level units before undertaking related 200 level units, and 200 level units before undertaking related 300 level units.

In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.

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Schedule of unit offerings

Complete exactly 150 credit points from the following:

  • BIOL123Cells and Tissues - the Fabric of Life10 CP
  • BIOL205Pharmacology 110 CP
  • BMSC100Introductory Biostatistics10 CP
  • BMSC102Numerical Reasoning10 CP
  • BMSC206Introduction to Neuroscience10 CP
  • BMSC207Microbiology and Immunology10 CP
  • BMSC301Industry Immersion 110 CP
  • CHEM105Foundations of Chemistry10 CP
  • CHEM106Physical and Organic Chemistry10 CP
  • CHEM204Biochemistry10 CP
  • BIOL125Human Biology 110 CP
  • BIOL126Human Biology 210 CP
  • BMSC209Pathophysiology10 CP
  • BMSC110Communicating Ideas in Science10 CP
  • BMSC208Research Design and Ethics10 CP

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

  • ANAT100Anatomical Foundations of Exercise Science10 CP
  • ANAT101Physiotherapy Anatomy 110 CP
  • ANAT102Physiotherapy Anatomy 210 CP
  • BIOL206Human Genetics10 CP
  • BIOL334Pharmacology 210 CP
  • BMSC302Industry Immersion 210 CP
  • BMSC303Drug Development10 CP
  • BMSC304Drug Promotion10 CP
  • BMSC306Advanced Physiology10 CP
  • BIOL234Nutritional Physiology10 CP
  • CHEM106Physical and Organic Chemistry10 CP
  • CHEM206Advanced Metabolic Biochemistry10 CP
  • CHEM204Biochemistry10 CP
  • PHYS109Introductory Physics10 CP
  • BMSC309Advanced Cardiovascular Physiology10 CP

A student may undertake other elective units drawn from ACU undergraduate programs or by cross-institutional study, with prior approval of the Course Coordinator.

Complete exactly 120 credit points from the following:

  • BAFN200Principles of Finance10 CP
  • BUSN104Money Matters10 CP

    # Business Foundation Unit

  • BUSN112Managing Markets10 CP

    # Business Foundation Unit

  • BUSN113Managing People and Organisations10 CP

    # Business Foundation Unit

  • ECON200Economics: Policy Frameworks and Markets10 CP
  • ENTR301Managing Entrepreneurship and Innovation10 CP
  • ITEC100Information Technology in Action10 CP

    ITEC100 replaces BUSN111

  • ITEC200Data and Information Management10 CP
  • ITEC201Fundamentals of Information Technology10 CP
  • MGMT304Strategic Management10 CP
  • MKTG207Marketing Toolkit10 CP
  • HRMG204Organisational Behaviour10 CP

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

  • UNCC100Self and Community: Exploring the Anatomy of Modern Society10 CP
  • PHCC102Being Human10 CP
  • PHCC104Ethics and the Good Life10 CP
  • UNCC300Justice and Change in a Global World10 CP
  • PHCC320The Just Society10 CP

Course map

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Always check your Course Enrolment Guide before you finalise your enrolment.

Course maps are subject to change.

Commencing Semester 1

  • Specified Units - Biomedical ScienceBIOL123Cells and Tissues - the Fabric of Life10 cp
  • Specified Units - Biomedical ScienceBIOL125Human Biology 110 cp
  • Specified Units - Business AdministrationBUSN104Money Matters

    (Inc: ACCT100) 

    10 cp
  • Specified Units - Business AdministrationBUSN112Managing Markets

    (Inc: MKTG100)

    10 cp
  • Specified Units - Biomedical ScienceBIOL126Human Biology 2

    (Pre: BIOL125) 

    10 cp
  • Specified Units - Biomedical ScienceBMSC110Communicating Ideas in Science10 cp
  • Specified Units - Business AdministrationITEC100Information Technology in Action10 cp
  • Specified Units - Business AdministrationBUSN113Managing People and Organisations

    (Inc: MGMT100) 

    10 cp

All units are delivered in campus attendance mode.

Prerequisites (Pre:) are other units that you must have passed before enrolling in this unit. 

Incompatibles (Inc:) are units similar to this unit. If you have previously passed an Incompatible unit, you are not able to enrol in this unit.

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