La Trobe University

Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Health Science

La Trobe University

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

Healthcare is big business. 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.

Structure

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Health Science, students must complete 480 credit points consisting of: 240 credit points of Commerce subjects, of which: 105 core credit-points 15 core-choice credit points One, 120 credit point major to be selected from Commerce majors list 240 credit points of Health Science subjects, of which: 90 core credit-points 30 elective credit points One, 120 credit point major to be selected from Health Science major list

Subjects

  • Majors Include: Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Health and Medical Science
  • Health Promotion
  • Health, Wellbeing and Performance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Public Health
  • Rehabilitation Counselling

Standard entry requirements

  • VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL
  • And a study score of at least 20 in one of Biology, Chemistry, any Mathematics, Physical Education or Physics. NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.

Recognition

The Accounting major in the Bachelor of Commerce is accredited by CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Graduates of the Bachelor of Commerce with an Accounting major are eligible to apply for membership with the CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). The Marketing major in the Bachelor of Commerce is accredited by the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI). Graduates of the Bachelor of Commerce with a Marketing major may be eligible to apply for membership with the Australian Marketing Institute. Professional membership may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Contact the relevant professional body for details.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne International: $153,600 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne.

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 Wednesday, Apr 27 2022

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