Flexible graduate entry
If you recently graduated with a degree in health or a related discipline, our Graduate Entry Professional Courses let you change careers and gain professional registration in a field of your choice. These programs provide an excellent pathway for students who may not have been accepted into a specific health sciences course of choice after Year 12, or failed to transfer internally into another discipline after finishing first year of study. Applicants with a background in health or a related field seeking a career change will also see these courses as a perfect pathway into a new, exciting field of health sciences. Admission requirements vary from course to course, please click on the disciplines below to view detailed course information and admission requirements.
We offer Professional Courses (Graduate Entry Masters) programs in:
- Master of Health Information Management
- Master of Social Work
- Master of Speech Pathology
- Master of Occupational Therapy Practice
- Master of Physiotherapy Practice
- Master of Podiatry Practice
- Master of Orthoptics
- Master of Clinical Prosthetics and Orthotics
- Master of Dietetic Practice
Some of our courses require students to undertake unpaid clinical or professional placements in hospitals and clinics as part of the program. Placements are usually in metropolitan and rural areas with some opportunities interstate and overseas. You will be assigned to an agency on a full-time basis for several weeks and may be required to complete your placement during holiday periods.
If you have not studied anatomy and physiology, you may be required to undertake a short bridging course to meet necessary admission criteria.
Domestic students should apply directly via VTAC while international applicants are advised to contact La Trobe International.