Why study biochemistry at La Trobe?

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Career information and advice

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Careers and Opportunities

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We've invested more than $500 million in advanced on-campus science learning and research facilities.

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Build hands-on skills

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Learn about animal physiology, conservation, ecology and more.

Career opportunities in biochemistry

Career pathways

Studying biochemistry builds transferable skills in data analysis, communication and problem solving to prepare you for a range of careers.

Possible roles include:

  • Medical scientist
  • Biological analyst
  • Forensic scientist
  • Technical consultant
  • Patent examiner

Future employers

Potential employers of biochemistry graduates include:

  • CSL Behring
  • Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • Hexima Limited
  • Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute
  • AgResearch Limited

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