Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Health Sciences

La Trobe University

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Program Overview

As global forces and digital innovation transform our healthcare systems, health and wellbeing organisations are seeking professionals who can navigate the complexities of this new business landscape – and help raise the standard of healthcare for individuals and communities around the world.

If you're keen to build an exciting career in the growing health sector, La Trobe's Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Health Sciences gives you strong foundations in biosciences and public health, as well as a well-rounded business skillset.You'll establish a grounding in research as you prepare to solve major health challenges. And while you explore the complexities of health, you'll also delve into the key business challenges faced by modern societies around the world.



  Course Duration

48 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 39,000


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79


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  • Wominjeka La Trobe: Indigenous Cultural Literacy For Higher Education
  • Economic Issues And Public Policy
  • Fundamentals Of Finance
  • Human Structure And Function
  • Making Sense Of Data
  • Understanding Health And Wellbeing
  • Career Options And Professional Identity
  • Data Analytics Concepts

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.

After graduation, you could pursue a wide range of specialist careers across business and health. Depending on your major, your opportunities could include:

  • Public health manager
  • Economist
  • Health promotion adviser
  • Financial adviser
  • Sustainability specialist
  • Marketing manager
  • Project manager


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