Essentials subjects

Check the tables below for subjects that teach the Essentials and find one to fit into your degree. Click on the subject code to go to details about the subject, including whether it has prerequisites and what campus it’s taught on.

Some degrees have restrictions on which subjects can be taken as electives so check your course map in the Handbook.

Global Citizenship

La Trobe's Global Citizenship Essential will enable you to:

  • Recognize the global context
  • Exchange values and perspectives
  • Act across cultures and boundaries
  • Work with diverse communities
Subject CodeSubject TitleCollege
ANT1CAGCULTURE AND GLOBALISATION: INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGYASSC
ARC1CIVARCHAEOLOGY OF THE ANCIENT WORLDASSC
AST1IJIINTRODUCTION TO ASIA:JAPAN AND INDONESIAASSC
BUS1BUFBUSINESS FOUNDATIONSASSC
EMS1EDPENGINEERING DESIGN AND PROBLEM SOLVINGSHE
GSD1SGISEX, GENDER AND IDENTITYASSC
HUS1DAUDISCOVER AUSTRALIAASSC
HUS1PDCFROM PRISONS TO DETENTION CENTRES: INTERROGATING CONTAINMENTASSC
INM1002INDONESIAN 2ASSC
LAW1PPLPRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC LAWASSC
LIN1LCSLANGUAGE, CULTURE AND SOCIETYASSC
LST1LOJLAW, ORDER AND JUSTICEASSC
PHE1SDHSOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTHSHE
PHI1PPRPHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMSASSC
POL1AUPAUSTRALIAN POLITICS: GOVERNMENT AND SOCIETYASSC
POL1SNSSTATES, SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSASSC
SCI1SISSCIENCE IN SOCIETYSHE
SOC1SACINTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGYASSC
CHI2004CHINESE 4ASSC
CRA2VERVERSIONS: THINKING THROUGH CREATIVE ARTSASSC
CRA2WRPWRITING AND READING POETRY - MULTIPLATFORM STORYTELLINGASSC
EDU2CIICULTURAL AND INDIGENOUS ISSUESASSC
EDU2TPHTEACHING PRIMARY HUMANITIESASSC
ENG2NAANARRATIVE ANALYSISASSC
HIS2GMNGLOBAL MIGRATION STORIESASSC
HUS2MISWHEN THE LEVEE BREAKS - (OVERSEAS STUDY TOUR)ASSC
INM2003INDONESIAN 3ASSC
MAC2MLEMEDIA, LAW AND ETHICSASSC
MSS2CFICONTEMPORARY WORLD CINEMAASSC
MSS2SSBSCREEN SOUND 2ASSC
EDU3IEDINDIGENOUS EDUCATIONASSC
FRE3005FRENCH 5ASSC
GST3006GREEK 6 
INM3006INDONESIAN 6ASSC
ITA3005ITALIAN 5ASSC
OED3EOEDUCATION IN THE OUTDOORSASSC
PSY3CCGPSYCHOLOGY OF CULTURE, COMMUNITIES AND GLOBAL CITIZENSHIPSHE
SPA3006SPANISH 6ASSC
EMS1EDPENGINEERING DESIGN AND PROBLEM SOLVINGSHE
PHA4PACPRACTICE AND ADVANCED COUNSELLING - (PATIENT CENTRED CARE)SHE

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

La Trobe's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential will give you opportunities to:

  • Generate new ideas
  • Create change
  • Resolve problems
  • Take risks
Subject CodeSubject TitleCollege
CRA1PWRPROFESSIONAL WRITINGASSC
ENG1SHSTHE SHORT STORYASSC
HUS1MOVMOVING TEXT: PAGE, SCREEN AND STAGEASSC
HUS1TENIDEAS THAT SHOOK THE WORLDASSC
MSS1SSAINTRODUCTION TO SCREEN AND SOUNDASSC
ARC2DIGDIGGING ARCHAEOLOGYASSC
BIO2POSPRACTICE OF SCIENCESHE
EMS2ITIIDEAS TO INNOVATIONSHE
LAW2CTACONTRACT LAW AASSC
LAW2CTBCONTRACT LAW BASSC
MAC2USMUSING SOCIAL MEDIAASSC
MGT2SEBSOCIAL ENTERPRISE: THE BIG IDEAASSC
MIN2PODPODCASTINGASSC
BUS3ENTENTREPRENEURSHIPASSC
CRA3SHFCREATIVE ARTS SHOPFRONT 1ASSC
EDU3CFMCURRICULUM FOCUSED METHODASSC
HBS3IRPINDEPENDENT RESEARCH IN HUMAN PHYSIOLOGYSHE
HIM3HIAHEALTH INFORMATICS ASHE
HIS3MHIMAKING HISTORYASSC
HUS3RLGREGIONAL LIVES GLOBAL ISSUESASSC
LST3LPCLAW, POLICY, COMMUNITYASSC
MSS3ESPEXPLORING STUDIO SPACEDASSC
NSG3MHINURSING:MENTAL HEALTH AND ILLNESSSHE
NSG3NCRNURSING: CONSOLIDATION REFLECTIVE CLINICAL PRACTICESHE
PHE3DUBDRUG USE AND ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOURSHE
POL3DOPDOING POLITICSASSC
POL3IPPISSUES IN WORLD POLITICSASSC
PSY3RPARESEARCH PROJECT IN PSYCHOLOGY ASHE
PSY3WPPWORK PLACEMENT PROGRAM - SCIENCE, HEALTH AND ENGINEERINGSHE
SOC3MSRMETHODS IN SOCIOLOGICAL RESEARCHASSC
STC3SAASTRATEGIC COMMUNICATION AGENCY AASSC
STC3SABSTRATEGIC COMMUNICATION AGENCY BASSC
PHA4PPMPHARMACY AND PRACTICE MANAGEMENTSHE
HCS5CIECRITICAL IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EVIDENCESHE
OCT5MSPMACRO STRATEGIES FOR ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL PRACTICESHE

Sustainability Thinking

La Trobe's Sustainability Thinking Essential is designed to help you:

  • Harness the economic benefits of sustainability
  • Develop solutions that transcend borders
  • Work to renew people and cultures
  • Build social cohesion
Subject CodeSubject TitleCollege
CRA1STOART AND NARRATIVEASSC
CSE1STXSUSTAINABILITY PRACTICES IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYSHE
ENV1CSSCLIMATE AND SOCIETYSHE
HEA102RESEARCH AND EVIDENCE IN PRACTICESHE
HIS1MLHMYTH, LEGEND AND HISTORYASSC
HLT1RAERESEARCH AND EVIDENCE IN PRACTICESHE
LIN1LCSLANGUAGE, CULTURE AND SOCIETYASSC
BUS2SUSSUSTAINABILITYASSC
CHI2CCDCHINA AND CULTURAL DIFFERENCESASSC
DST2CTDCONTESTING THEORIES OF DEVELOPMENTASSC
EDU2SESTEACHING SCIENCE, ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITYASSC
EDU2TSTEACHING SCIENCEASSC
EMS2SRESUSTAINABILITY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY DESIGNSHE
ENG2CNFCREATIVE NON-FICTIONASSC
GSD2SGDSEX, GENDER AND DIVERSITYASSC
OED2ACLAUSTRALIAN CULTURE AND LANDASSC
PHI2MMWMAKING OF THE MODERN WESTERN WORLD VIEWASSC
POL2GEPGLOBAL ENVIRONMENT POLITICS IN THE 21ST CENTURYASSC
POL2PIDPOLITICAL IDEAS AND IDEOLOGIESASSC
POL2TWPTHEORIES OF WORLD POLITICSASSC
STC2SCPSTRATEGIC COMMUNICATION PRACTICESASSC
ARC3HAAHISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY IN AUSTRALIAASSC
AST3CIACRITICAL ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY ASIAASSC
EDU3ONPOUTDOOR NATURE PLAYASSC
EDU3PBMPROJECT BASED TEACHING METHODASSC
ENG3BARROMANTICISMASSC
ENG3WABCREATIVE NONFICTIONASSC
ENV3ESBENDANGERED SPECIES BIOLOGYSHE
FRE3006FRENCH 6ASSC
GST3005GREEK 5ASSC
ITA3006ITALIANASSC
JPN3006JAPANESE 6ASSC
JRN3AJPADVANCED JOURNALISM PRACTICEASSC
LAW3LPCLEGAL PRACTICE AND CONDUCTASSC
LIN3SYNSYNTAX AND STRUCTURE OF LANGUAGEASSC
LST3DALDISCRIMINATION AND THE LAWASSC
LST3LSJLAW, RIGHTS AND SOCIAL JUSTICEASSC
MIN3PDMPRODUCING MEDIAASSC
MSS3SSCSCREEN AND SOUND 3ASSC
PLA3FWESUSTAINING FOOD WATER AND ENVIRONMENTASSC
POL3ESCENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY IN CHINA STUDY TOURASSC
POL3IPCINTERNATIONAL POLITICS OF CLIMATE CHANGEASSC
PSY3HARPSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN-ANIMAL RELATIONSHIPSSHE
SOC3APCASIA PACIFIC CITIESASSC
SPA3005SPANISH 5ASSC
INM4008INDONESIAN 8ASSC