Why study health and medical sciences 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

Leading research

Our research in other medical and health sciences is top-rated nationally and rated ‘well above world standard'.

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

Highly employable

90.1 per cent of our recent graduates from undergraduate health services and support degrees found employment within four months.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2020, Health Services & Support (Undergraduate)

Career opportunities in health and medical sciences

Career pathways

The scientific skills you build with health and medical sciences prepare you for a range of careers, including:

  • Research scientist
  • Science writer/communicator
  • Scientific salesperson
  • Disability support worker
  • Clinical audiologist*

* Note: Some health and medical sciences courses are a pathway to allied health qualifications with further study. Please see the course pages for more details.

Future employers

Potential employers of health and medical sciences graduates include:

  • Peninsula Health
  • John Holland
  • AFT Pharmaceuticals
  • Hospitals and healthcare institutions
  • Government departments

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