Bachelor of Science From La Trobe University

Program Overview

More than ever, employers are searching for professionals with advanced STEM skills.* With job growth expected in this area* – including in areas that don’t even exist yet – there’s no better time to build the scientific skills you need to create a successful, interesting and satisfying career.

La Trobe's Bachelor of Science offers you foundational skills in science and the freedom to delve into your passions. Whether it's protecting endangered animals, developing new ways to treat disease or fighting climate change, you'll be ready to pursue your dream journey in science by tailoring your degree with a mix of majors and minors.

As you learn from leading academics and researchers, you'll take a deep dive into science – not only scientific concepts, but also how scientists think, work and share their findings.



  Course Duration

36 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 37,000




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  • Academic Integrity Module
  • Wominjeka La Trobe: Indigenous Cultural Literacy For Higher Education
  • Big Ideas In Science: Life, The Universe And Everything
  • Making Sense Of Data
  • Career Options And Professional Identity
  • Ideas To Innovation

Subject prerequisites

  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any Mathematics.
  • 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

  • 6.0 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$ 37,000 annually, to study in La Trobe University.

You'll have the vital foundations for a wide range of careers, including:

  • Physicist
  • Genetic lab technician
  • Chemist
  • Data scientist
  • Microbiologist


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