Why study biochemistry at La Trobe?

Career ready

We offer a leading career-ready program that develops the professional skills that employers want.

La Trobe’s Career Ready Advantage means you develop the skills employers want.

State-of-the-art infrastructure investment

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

Learn more about our infrastructure projects.

Build hands-on skills

La Trobe's Department of Ecology, Environment and Evolution offers field courses in uniquely Australian locations.

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

On the couch with biochemistry, chemistry and genetics

Hear from our dedicated staff and ask questions via ON24’s Q&A portal.

Learn about three of the science major options available at La Trobe – biochemistry, chemistry and genetics.

Broadcast from Melbourne Campus Open Day on Sunday 2 August, 2020.

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