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Bachelor of Biomedical Science / Bachelor of Applied Public Health Australian Catholic University - ACU

3.0 out of 5 from 1 review
Bachelor Degree
4.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Applied Public Health is a double degree for people interested in the biomedical, community and population aspects of health. 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.

Specifically, the course aims to:

Prepare graduates to apply best evidence, sound judgment and strategy to biomedical and public health issues and challenges from local and global environments and contexts
Develop skills in project management, communication, population level monitoring, personal leadership and performance accountability necessary to be effective in public health
Inspire students through high-quality industry, community and service placements including international opportunities
Foster in students the importance of professional excellence and accountability
Prepare graduates for a successful entry into the public health and biomedical science workforces
Foster a lifelong commitment to effective health promotion globally.
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.

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

Additional Information

Students will complete two units of workplace learning with an external organisation of their choice. The unit will require students to address an ...

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Average ratings for Bachelor of Biomedical Science / Bachelor of Applied Public Health Australian Catholic University - ACU based on 1 review
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Student Reviews

March 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: very broad and provides a good overview of many different aspects of biomedical science and public health

Negatives: no specific job at the end, and probably will have to do another degree

My advice to future students is: Take the opportunity to learn about so many different subjects specific to the course

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