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 2022 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.

Part A : Specified Units - Biomedical Science

Complete exactly 150 credit points from the following:

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

Part B : Community Engagement Units

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
HLSC301Community Engagement10

Part C : Biomedical Science Elective Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

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

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

Part D : Specified Units - Business Administration

Complete exactly 120 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
BAFN200Principles of Finance10
BUSN104Money Matters10# Business Foundation Unit
BUSN112Managing Markets10# Business Foundation Unit
BUSN113Managing People and Organisations10# Business Foundation Unit
ECON200Economics: Policy Frameworks and Markets10
ENTR301Managing Entrepreneurship and Innovation10
ITEC100Information Technology in Action10ITEC100 replaces BUSN111
ITEC200Data and Information Management10
ITEC201Fundamentals of Information Technology10
MGMT304Strategic Management10
MKTG207Marketing Toolkit10
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
BUSN304Working with Diversity and Conflict10
BIPX301Professional Experience10

Part E : Core Curriculum Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

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

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