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Bachelor of Science

La Trobe University

36 months
37000 AUD/year
7893 AUD/year
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The Bachelor of Science from La Trobe University offers you foundational skills in science and the freedom to delve into your passions. Whether it's protecting endangered animals, developing new ways to treat disease or fighting climate change, you'll be ready to pursue your dream journey in science by tailoring your degree with a mix of majors and minors. 

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More than ever, employers are searching for professionals with advanced STEM skills. With job growth expected in this area – including in areas that don’t even exist yet – there’s no better time to build the scientific skills you need to create a successful, interesting and satisfying career with this Bachelor of Science  at La Trobe University .

As you learn from leading academics and researchers, you'll take a deep dive into science – not only scientific concepts, but also how scientists think, work and share their findings. Build skills in problem-solving, communication and collaboration – all highly sought after by employers – then use these skills to come up with innovative solutions to real-world problems. 

Personalise your learning so you can spend time focusing on the areas that really interest you. Choose from majors in a range of fields, including botany, statistics, microbiology, genetics, data science and more, and learn from academics who are leaders in their fields.

Career outcomes

After graduation, you could work in the private sector, not-for-profits, laboratories and research.

You'll have the vital foundations for a wide range of careers, including:

  • Physicist

Apply your physics knowledge to a range of disciplines across commercial or academic research, including health, materials science, propulsion, nanotech and more.

  • Genetic lab technician

Analyse patient data using genetic techniques. Write assessments and reports, maintaining a high level of privacy and safety at all times.

  • Chemist

Conduct experiments and fieldwork to find chemistry-based solutions for your organisation's objectives. Write reports, present information and contribute to scientific literature.

  • Data scientist

Apply computational and analytical techniques to big data. Identify patterns, predict trends and support strategic decision-making in almost every field.

  • Microbiologist

Conduct research and experiments to cure diseases, improve water quality and health, or undertake other activities related to microorganisms and their interactions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Integrity Module
  • Big Ideas in Science: Life, the Universe and Everything
  • Making Sense of Data
  • Career Options and Professional Identity
  • Ideas to Innovation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

La Trobe University assesses applications on a rolling basis which means you can apply for the next upcoming intake or available future intakes.


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 022039C 

Subject prerequisites

  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.
  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any Mathematics.
English language requirement
  • 6.0 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37000 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    7893 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7893 AUD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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