La Trobe University

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Health Sciences

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

Explore what you're passionate about and build a rewarding career. The world is complex. And while we're making serious inroads, many aspects of the human mind, behaviour and health are still beyond our understanding. There's still so much to discover. As culture and technology continue to rapidly transform, we need skilled, empathetic and creative professionals who are passionate about broadening our understanding of both the world and our bodies - intelligent and caring people who want to create healthier communities in Australia, and around the globe. If you're curious about the world, and passionate about making it a healthier and fairer place, La Trobe's Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Health Sciences will give you everything you need to pursue your passion and your profession.


  • To obtain the qualification of Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Health Sciences students must complete 480 credit points of study that includes:
  • 60 credit points of Health Sciences core subjects
  • At least one 120 credit point Arts major.
  • At least one 120 credit points Health Sciences major
  • 60 credit points of an Arts minor or Humanities and Social Sciences Electives
  • Your remaining 120 credit points can be completed in a number of ways, for example:
  • Electives
  • One open access major
  • One open access minor and electives
  • Two open access minors


  • Majors Include: Aboriginal Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeological and Heritage Studies
  • Asian Studies
  • Chinese Studies Advanced
  • Chinese Studies Beginners
  • Chinese Studies Extension
  • Chinese Studies Intermediate
  • Classics and Ancient History
  • Creative and Professional Writing
  • Crime, Justice and Legal Studies
  • Digital Media
  • English
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Humanities
  • Ethics and Social Justice
  • French Studies Advanced
  • French Studies Beginners
  • French Studies Extension
  • French Studies Intermediate
  • Gender, Sexuality and Diversity Studies
  • Greek Studies Advanced
  • Greek Studies Beginners
  • Greek Studies Extension
  • Greek Studies Intermediate
  • Health Promotion
  • Health, Wellbeing and Performance
  • Hindi Studies Beginners
  • History
  • Human Geography
  • Human Physiological Sciences
  • International Studies
  • Italian Studies Advanced
  • Italian Studies Beginners
  • Italian Studies Extension
  • Italian Studies Intermediate
  • Japanese Studies Advanced
  • Japanese Studies Beginners
  • Japanese Studies Intermediate
  • Linguistics
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Psychological Science
  • Public Health
  • Rehabilitation Counselling
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Studies Advanced
  • Spanish Studies Beginners
  • Spanish Studies Extension
  • Spanish Studies Intermediate
  • Sustainability and Development
  • Visual Cultures

Standard entry requirements

  • Recent secondary education - VTAC prerequisite: Year 12 English prerequisite (20) - Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.
  • Non Year 12 - Vocational Education & Training: VET prerequisites - Course specific requirements - Subject proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency equivalent to stated Year 12 prerequisites.
  • Non Year 12 - Higher Education study: HE prerequisites - Course specific requirements - Subject proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency equivalent to stated Year 12 prerequisites.
  • International: IELTS - 6.5 < 6.0 (PG minimum) - 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.
  • Note: This course may be subject to alternative or extra entry requirements depending on your life circumstances and/or work experience. For the complete entry requirements, please search for your course on the La Trobe website:

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $145,600 Yes
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne (Bundoora).

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Friday, Dec 8 2023

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