Bachelor of Applied Public Health / Bachelor of Business Administration

Australian Catholic University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 095923D

Level of study: Undergraduate


The Bachelor of Business Administration will provide you with a good understanding of the fundamentals of business and hone your communication skills by starting you off with our unique Business Foundation Program that helps you transition to university study and provides a solid foundation of business skills. You will then go on to complete eight core business units that will provide you with a broad understanding of various business aspects. All our business units are embedded with the United Nations sustainable goals. And Microsoft certification is also embedded into units in the degree, so you'll graduate with a strong foundation in the Microsoft programs favoured by employers.

In today’s world, you need professional, technical and cross-cultural skills. Our intercultural communication module is designed to build cultural awareness and communication skills which are vital in the global workplace. You can further extend your intercultural experience by taking part in a Global Virtual Classroom, studying at our Rome Campus or participating in an international study tour.

Professional experience

You’ll gain up to 175 hours of workplace and community experience before you even graduate.


Graduates of the Bachelor of Applied Public Health/ Bachelor of Business Administration will be eligible to work in the following areas;

  • social and community planning in local government
  • advocacy and policy in health-related non-government organisations and charities
  • public health / health promotion officers
  • government policy roles including health departments, human services and strategic policy units
  • Australian National Preventive Health Agency
  • Medicare Locals and other primary health and community health agencies
  • human services interacting with health services
  • small and medium sized businesses

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 33% of the program online.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
29,664 Per Year
Read moreEstimate total cost: 1,18,656; Unit fee: 3,708
Expected Jul 2023 4 years
Self study / online (with attendance)
Melbourne Campus
115 Victoria Parade
Melbourne Victoria 3065

Entry criteria

An applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent:

IELTS 6.5 overall score (with a minimum of 6.0 in all tests)

Pearson Test of English (PTE): 58 with a minimum of 50 in all four communicative skills

Test of English as a Foreign Language - Academic (TOEFL): Internet based total of 79: minimum 21 in writing, 18 in speaking, 13 in reading and 12 in listening

ACU English Language Test: B (65-74%)

Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): Overall CAE score: 176 Minimum score of 169 in all tests.


Australian Catholic University
North Sydney Campus
40 Edward Street
Sydney New South Wales 2060
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