Why study health and sustainability at La Trobe?

Top 200 globally

We’re ranked in the world’s top 200 for public health.

ShanghaiRanking, 2022, Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - Public Health

Leaders in environmental research

La Trobe is home to leading environmental research centres such as the Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems (CFE) and Research Centre for Future Landscapes (RCFL).

Read more about their work with land and water management policy

#4 worldwide

Times Higher Education ranks La Trobe fourth in the world for our research on key diseases and conditions, our support for healthcare professions, and the health of our students and staff.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2022, Impact Rankings 2022: good health and well-being

Career opportunities in health and sustainability

Career pathways

Knowledge in health and sustainability prepares you for a range of careers, including:

  • Health and policy adviser
  • Sustainability consultant
  • Health promotion officer
  • Community health services manager
  • Research and policy adviser

Future employers

Potential employers of health and sustainability graduates include:

  • Ernst and Young
  • Downer EDI
  • Bendigo Health Care Group
  • Peninsula Health
  • Government departments

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