Why study biomedical science at La Trobe?

Top 200 globally

La Trobe's clinical, pre-clinical and health subjects are ranked in the world’s top 200.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2020, World University Rankings 2021 by subject: clinical, pre-clinical and health

World class health science

We are ranked 'above world standard' for medical and health sciences.

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

High employer satisfaction

Our graduates have an employer satisfaction rating of 86.3%

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2021, 2020 Employer Satisfaction Survey [PDF, 4.13MB]

Career opportunities in biomedical science

Career pathways

The skills and knowledge you build when you study biomedical science prepare you for a range of careers, including:

  • Biomedical scientist or researcher
  • Medicinal chemist
  • Forensic scientist
  • Science communicator
  • Biomedical sales or technical representative

Future employers

Potential employers of biomedical science graduates include:

  • Government departments
  • Hospitals and health services
  • Medical sales companies
  • Universities and research centres
  • Media and communications organisations
  • Biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies

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