Bachelor of Health Sciences From La Trobe University

Program Overview

Healthcare is Australia’s largest and fastest-growing industry.* With an aging population and a variety of emerging health issues, there’s a huge need for skilled professionals in a wide range of areas across healthcare – in Australia and around the world.

If you're passionate about making a positive difference, La Trobe's Bachelor of Health Sciences will give you the skills and confidence to build a rewarding career in this diverse field. Whether you want to work with individual people or whole populations, you'll have the opportunity to fine-tune your skills and get the real-world experience that'll set you apart.

Look at health from every angle. While we often measure health through the body, we can also examine the way minds, society and  environment – not to mention political structures – affect the health of every individual, family and community. You'll learn how to use data as a powerful tool to improve the health of everyday people and develop the research skills to make a real impact,



  Course Duration

36 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 36,000


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79


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  • Academic Integrity Module
  • Wominjeka La Trobe: Indigenous Cultural Literacy For Higher Education
  • Human Structure And Function
  • Making Sense Of Data
  • Understanding Health And Wellbeing
  • Career Options And Professional Identity

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$ 36,000 annually, to study in La Trobe University.

 Skilled professionals can gain employment in a variety of roles, including:

  • Public health manager
  • Health promotion coordinator
  • Rehabilitation counsellor
  • Occupational health and safety officer
  • Medical research scientist


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