La Trobe University

Bachelor of Health Sciences

La Trobe University

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

Gain a solid foundation in health while designing your own degree through a range of majors and minors. The Bachelor of Health Sciences is your ideal pathway into a range of health degrees in physiotherapy, nursing, occupational therapy, speech pathology, dental science and more. Prepare for a career in the health industry with a flexible curriculum, diverse majors and strong industry connections. Learn from expert academics in the world’s top 200 for health subjects*. 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.


To qualify for the award of


  • Majors Include: Climate Change
  • Health Promotion
  • Health, Wellbeing and Performance
  • Human Physiological Sciences
  • Psychological Science
  • Public Health
  • Rehabilitation Counselling

Standard entry requirements

Recent secondary education (within the last two years). VCE: Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL. HSC: One of English Standard, English Advanced (Band 2), English as an Additional Language or Dialect (Band 3).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Bendigo International: $108,000 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $108,000 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Bendigo, 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 Tuesday, Feb 28 2023

Further information

Graduates from this course are given first preference for the following programs: Master of Clinical Audiology, Master of Clinical Prosthetics and Orthotics, Master of Dietetic Practice, Master of Health Information Management, Master of Occupational Therapy Practice, Master of Orthoptics, Master of Podiatric Practice, Master of Physiotherapy Practice, Master of Social Work, and Master of Speech Pathology. Students can study this course through La Trobe's Regional Reward.

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