Why study health policy 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), 2021, World University Rankings 2022 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

2nd in Victoria

Our graduates have an overall employer satisfaction rating of 87.8 per cent.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2022, 2021 Employer Satisfaction Survey [PDF, 1.88 MB]

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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