Why study ecological genetics and evolution at La Trobe?

Top-rated globally

La Trobe is in the top 1% of universities worldwide.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2020, World University Rankings 2021; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2020, Ranking Web of Universities

Top rated nationally

Our research in genetics and microbiology is top-rated nationally and rated 'well above world standard.'

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

Most adaptable

Employers ranked La Trobe graduates the most innovative and adaptable in Victoria.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2020, 2019 Employer Satisfaction Survey

Career opportunities in ecological genetics and evolution

Career pathways

The skills you build when you study ecological genetics and evolution prepare you for a range of careers.

Possible roles include:

  • Genetics scientist
  • Conservationist
  • Science communicator
  • Researcher

Future employers

Potential employers of ecological genetics and evolution graduates include:

  • Molecular genetics laboratories
  • Research institutes
  • Government departments
  • Universities

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