La Trobe University

Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours)

La Trobe University

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

There's never been a better time to build new skills and follow your passion. Apply now to secure your place at La Trobe. Build on your successes in the Bachelor of Health Sciences by completing Honours to enhance essential employability skills or take your first step to a career in research, academia and beyond. You'll gain a deeper understanding of research theory, design and practice principles introduced in your undergraduate degree. You'll further develop your laboratory skills, study advanced issues in health and complete a tailored health research methodology subject. To apply your research knowledge and skills, you'll undertake an original research project under the supervision of La Trobe's expert staff to produce evidence-based solutions. Honours in health sciences at Bendigo Campus also gives you the opportunity to specialise in public health and environmental health.


A total of 120 credit points across 1 year.


  • First Year Subjects: Academic Integrity Module
  • Advanced Issues in Health
  • Honours in Human Physiology and Anatomy
  • Research Methods in Health 4
  • Thesis
  • Thesis Preparation
  • Wominjeka La Trobe: Indigenous Cultural Literacy for Higher Education

Standard entry requirements

You may be eligible to complete Honours in a major completed as part of your undergraduate degree. Your eligibility is subject to the availability and agreement of a suitable supervisor for the major and you meeting the entry requirements specific to that major. For more information, please see the University Handbook.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Bendigo International: $36,000 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $36,000 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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

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