Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Biomedicine From La Trobe University

Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Biomedicine

La Trobe University

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Program Overview

Health is big business. In Australia’s health sector, we’re faced with growing commercialisation, an ageing population and rapid advances in health technology. Now more than ever, we need forward-thinking professionals who can create new solutions where business and health connect.

Learn how to navigate the rapidly changing healthcare industries with La Trobe's Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Biomedicine. You'll benefit from hands-on laboratory experience and have the opportunity to undertake work placements.Build fundamental knowledge of chemistry, bioscience and health before delving into infectious diseases, epidemics and pandemics. You'll develop key knowledge in anatomy, biochemistry, microbiology, pharmacology, genetics, immunology and neuroscience.



  Course Duration

48 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 39,000


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79


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  • Foundations Of Biomedical Science
  • Fundamentals Of Finance
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Subject prerequisites

  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.

English language requirement

  • 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.

The cost of studying at La Trobe University varies largely depending on the type of university and the degree chosen. More often than not, humanities, arts, and education courses are less expensive than degrees in medical, engineering, or management. Furthermore, students who choose to study at the postgraduate level typically pay higher tuition fees, which again vary depending on the programme chosen. Most universities provide scholarships or financial aid to students in order to help them offset their tuition costs. Students should be aware that additional course fees and incidental expenses may not be included in tuition. On average, international students can expect to pay A$ 39,000 annually, to study in La Trobe University.

Possible roles include:

  • Medical scientist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Accountant
  • Financial adviser
  • Project manager


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