La Trobe's clinical, preclinical and health subjects are ranked in the world’s top 250.
Times Higher Education (THE), 2019, World University Rankings 2019 by subject: clinical, pre-clinical and health
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Learn in Victoria’s leading hospitals through our on-site clinical schools and work placements.
Prepare for the future of health care with a digital health degree from La Trobe.
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Our one-on-one consultations are designed to hone in on your objectives and provide practical guidance about your study options
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Study one of only two dentistry courses in Victoria. Develop your practical skills and build a sound understanding of oral health.
Make a difference in people's lives from the moment they're born. Learn the fundamentals of nursing and midwifery and build skills in critical care.
Make a difference. Discover how to detect, diagnose and manage vision problems and eye conditions in children and adults.
Study at Australia's oldest and largest podiatry school. Learn how to prevent and treat lower limb disorders, improving the quality of lives.
Launch a rewarding career in health. Develop expertise in treating people's physical and functional limitations.
Prepare for a career in psychology and related fields by gaining an understanding of what drives human behaviour.
Make a difference by improving the accuracy and efficiency of digital technology in healthcare.
Gain the confidence and practical skills needed to work with people with disabilities and their families.
Realise your potential with one of six specialisations. Study a flexible and easily accessible degree for working nurses.
Make a difference to quality of life. Play an active role in health prevention by assessing and treating injuries, movement disorders and disabilities.
Study at Australia's highest ranked university in professional psychology and graduate ready for an in-demand career.
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La Trobe is preparing me for my future career through teaching me the people skills that are often neglected, especially interpersonal communication and building meaningful relationships with other people. The true value of La Trobe extends beyond academic success, which is why so many employers see the value in La Trobe graduates.
We have the largest range of health courses in Victoria, from dentistry to sports rehabilitation. Whether you want to treat patients, research complex conditions, promote public health or improve health outcomes with digital technology, you’ll become a well-rounded and in-demand health practitioner at La Trobe.
With our regional campuses and placements, you can live, work and study where there’s a shortage of health professionals. Make a real impact among Victoria’s most disadvantaged communities to improve rural community health and wellbeing.
Don’t take our word for it. The numbers speak for themselves: our health graduates are walking off the stage, degree in hand, and straight into jobs. Just look at our physiotherapy degree, where 95% of students are employed four months after graduating.
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