36 months
36000 AUD/year
8192 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Bachelor of Health Sciences from La Trobe University introduces you to the physical, social and environmental aspects of health and science. Learn about the role of health professionals and factors that influence health both locally and around the world. 

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Open the door to a career in health. This flexible Bachelor of Health Sciences course at La Trobe University  gives you a broad understanding of the health sciences field and lets you pursue up to two specialised areas including:

  • Health and medical sciences (Melbourne (Bundoora) only)

Gain practical skills and knowledge in relation to the physiological and anatomical principles of the human body.

  • Public health

Learn the skills needed for public health research and develop strengths in health policy, law and ethics.

  • Health promotion 

Acquire the practical skills and knowledge needed to promote people's health.

  • Rehabilitation counselling
    • Understand how the counselling process helps people achieve personal, career and independent living goals.
  • Health, wellbeing and performance (Melbourne (Bundoora) only)

Apply cognitive behavioural techniques to improve athlete performance, concentration, motivation, fitness and health.

Career outcomes

Skilled health science professionals can gain employment in a variety of roles that include:

  • Public health manager

Develop policies to protect public health.

  • Health promotion coordinator

Oversee good health practices to promote the wellbeing of community groups.

  • Sustainability specialist

Implement sustainable practices in the workplace.

  • Rehabilitation counsellor

Assist individuals with disabilities to improve their quality of life.

  • Occupational health and safety officer

Monitor and enforce health and safety procedures in the workplace.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Biosciences
  • Individual Determinants of Health
  • Professional Practice
  • Research and Evidence in Practice 
  • Social Determinants of Health

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: 062598G 

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.
English language requirement
  • 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36000 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    8192 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8192 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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