BBiomedSc

Credit points

240

Minimum duration

3 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at

  • 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.

StatePrerequisites

New South Wales

Any two units of English (Standard) (Band 3) or English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Band 4), any 2 units of mathematics (Band 2)

Queensland

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

Victoria

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).

Disclamer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.



Completion requirements

To qualify for the Bachelor of Biomedical Science degree, a student must complete 240 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 180 cp Specified Units List A (Part A);
  2. 20 cp from Core Curriculum units (Part C);
  3. 40 cp from Elective units (Part D) or 1 Minor (Part E).


To qualify for the Bachelor of Biomedical Science degree with a major in Physiological Pharmacology, a student must complete 240 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 140 cp Specified Units List B (Part B)
  2. 80 cp from Major Units (Part F)
  3. 20 cp from Core Curriculum Units (Part C)

Progression requirements

Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.

Students must undertake a maximum of 10 (ten) x 100cp level units and a minimum of 4 (four) x10cp 300 level units

Schedule of unit offerings

Part A : Specified Units List A

Complete exactly 180 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
BIOL123Cells and Tissues - the Fabric of Life10
BIOL124Human Body in Health and Disease 110
BIOL128The Human Body10
BIOL204Human Body in Health and Disease 210
BIOL205Pharmacology 110
BIOL206Human Genetics10
BIOL333Exploring Problems and Ethical Issues in Human Health10
BMSC101Theory and Practice of Science10
BMSC102Numerical Reasoning10
BMSC103Research Design and Ethics10
BMSC201Communicating Ideas in Science10
BMSC206Introduction to Neuroscience10
BMSC207Microbiology and Immunology10
BMSC301Industry Immersion 110
CHEM105Foundations of Chemistry10
CHEM106Physical and Organic Chemistry10
CHEM204Biochemistry10
HLSC301Community Engagement10

Part B : Specified Units List B

Complete exactly 140 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
BIOL123Cells and Tissues - the Fabric of Life10
BIOL205Pharmacology 110
BIOL206Human Genetics10
BIOL333Exploring Problems and Ethical Issues in Human Health10
BMSC100Introductory Biostatistics10
BMSC102Numerical Reasoning10
BMSC103Research Design and Ethics10
BMSC201Communicating Ideas in Science10
BMSC207Microbiology and Immunology10
BMSC301Industry Immersion 110
CHEM105Foundations of Chemistry10
CHEM106Physical and Organic Chemistry10
CHEM204Biochemistry10
HLSC301Community Engagement10

Part C : Core Curriculum Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

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


Part D : Elective Units

Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
ANAT100Anatomical Foundations of Exercise Science10
ANAT101Physiotherapy Anatomy 110
ANAT102Physiotherapy Anatomy 210
BIOL234Nutritional Physiology10
BIOL334Pharmacology 210
BMSC302Industry Immersion 210
BMSC303Drug Development10
BMSC304Drug Promotion10
BMSC306Advanced Physiology10
CHEM206Advanced Metabolic Biochemistry10
NUTR101Introduction to Nutrition10
NUTR202Lifespan Nutrition10

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 E : Minors

Complete exactly 1 of the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
NUTRNutrition40Available in Melbourne and North Sydney only
PHRMPharmacology40

Part F : Major

Complete exactly 1 of the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
PHPMPhysiological Pharmacology80

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