La Trobe College Australia

Diploma of Bioscience

La Trobe College Australia

Type of institution: Higher Education Institutions
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 03312D

This program provides an introduction to university studies in the sciences and offers an alternative pathway to a science degree. Students will study first-year undergraduate subjects and, after successfully completing the diploma, they will be eligible for direct entry to second year of their chosen degree.


Units include: Ecology, Evolution and Biodiversity, Molecules, Genes and Cells, Applications of Chemistry, Basic Chemistry, Clinical Foundations of Psychological Science, Experimental Foundations of Psychological, Science, Data-Based Critical Thinking. Elective subjects: Statistics for Psychology, Human Biosciences.


  • Bioscience

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 Mathematics (any)

Study pathways

This program provides a pathway to second-year of the following La Trobe University degrees: Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience; Bachelor of Biological Sciences; Bachelor of Biomedical Science; Bachelor of Science (Majors available: Chemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Psychology, Statistics). Students will get six subject credits from the diploma into some degrees. Students require a minimum WAM to continue in to second year of some degrees.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Bundoora International: $26,320 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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