• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

 Students will be introduced to the sub-disciplines of Biomedical Science including anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, immunology and microbiology. Studies in public health address the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health by improving social and political systems. Public health includes environmental, economic, technical, educational and legislative measures.

Combine compassion for humanity and a commitment to social justice with a sound theoretical understanding of processes affecting disadvantaged communities and individuals both locally and internationally.

Career

Graduates of the Bachelor of Biomedical Science - Applied Public Health from Australian Catholic University  can enter a wide range of public health or biomedical science careers, such as:

  • public health officer
  • community development worker
  • policy analyst
  • program evaluator
  • health educator
  • project officer and consumer advocate

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    320 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Health Promotion
  • Epidemiology
  • Globalisation, Environment and Health
  • Public Health Economics
  • Public Health Emergency Response
  • Applied Public Health Communication
  • Public Health Advocacy
  • Public Health Policy and Law

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

CRICOS: 088051F

  • Applicants require the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 Certificate, including studies in Mathematics. Applicants must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy and require an academic IELTS minimum overall score of 6.5 (with a minimum score of 6.0 in all bands), or an equivalent acceptable test score as outlined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy (Schedule 3).
You will need to gather certified copies of all the necessary documents for your application. These documents include:
  • academic qualifications (transcripts and completion certificates)
  • passport
  • evidence of English proficiency
  • any other documents which can support your application, such as evidence of work experience, professional registration and reference letters that are relevant to your course

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24336 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24336 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8763 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8763 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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$8763 CSP

In a CSP, the Australian Government subsidises the cost of your course. You’ll pay the remainder, known as the student contribution amount.

Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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