Study health sciences at our campus in Rome and immerse yourself in Italian life over your June-July or December-January break. 

If you choose to study health sciences with us, you’ll have the opportunity to intensely study one of your units while exploring Rome and its surrounds. 

Units on offer may include motor control and learning, contextual determinants of health illness and disability, health care ethics, indigenous health and culture, and emerging therapies.

On offer in Semester 2 2020


PSYC200 Lifespan development – intensive unit
21 June – 4 July 2020

Exercise Science

EXSC230 Motor control and learning – intensive unit
14 ­­– 27 June 2020

Rome Semester

EXSC296, EXSC230, UNCC300
Elective Unit (EXSC316, EXSC317, EXSC318)
30 August – 24 October 2020


Rome Semester

NRSG267 (Australia)
NRSG265 (Rome Campus)
NRSG266(Rome Campus)
HLSC220 (Rome Campus)
20 September – 31 October 2020

Costs and funding

Costs vary depending on program duration and student numbers ranging from approximately A$2,000 – $2,500 (intensive unit) to A$3,300 - $5,000 (intensive semester).

Financial support to study overseas is available to eligible ACU students, including an OS-HELP Loan and the ACU Vice-Chancellor and President’s Travel Grant. More information on funding is available on the ACU Student Portal.

How to apply

Current ACU students can apply via InPlace. Students who meet the initial criteria are notified by email of future opportunities.

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