Why study health policy at La Trobe?

Top 200 globally

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

Times Higher Education (THE), 2023, World University Rankings 2024 by subject: 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

1st in Victoria

We’re the best in Victoria and third in Australia for employer satisfaction, with a rating of 88.1 per cent.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2023, 2022 Employer Satisfaction Survey [PDF, 812 KB]

Career opportunities in health policy

Career pathways

Health policy gives you the industry knowledge and analysis skills to contribute to policymaking. You’ll be prepared for a range of careers, including:

  • Health services manager
  • Policy and legislation officer
  • Health planner
  • Health programs adviser

Future employers

Potential employers of health policy graduates include:

  • Government departments
  • Cancer Council
  • Grattan Institute
  • Local councils
  • Research institutes

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