Why study health 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
Real work settings
Learn in Victoria’s leading hospitals through our on-site clinical schools and work placements.
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Prepare for the future of healthcare with a postgraduate digital health degree from La Trobe.
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Make an informed choice
Our one-on-one consultations are designed to hone your objectives and provide practical guidance about your study options
What could your future hold?
Find the health specialty that suits you with a huge range of degrees, tailored class sizes and word-class facilities. At La Trobe, you’ll learn from health professionals in on-campus clinics, classrooms in hospitals and placements across Victoria and New South Wales.
Courses in health
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Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours)
Be ready to practice after just five years with La Trobe's Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours). Build your professional skills & a career helping others.
Bachelor of Health Sciences
With La Trobe's Bachelor of Health Sciences, you can choose to major in a range of fascinating areas of health sciences with flexible study options.
Bachelor of Nursing (Pre-registration)
In all three years of La Trobe's Bachelor of Nursing (Pre-registration) you will practice in real-world hospital and healthcare settings.
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)
Become a fully-qualified physiotherapist with La Trobe's Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours). Start building your practical skills as soon as the first year.
Bachelor of Psychological Science
La Trobe's Bachelor of Psychological Science will prepare you for a career in psychology and related fields by gaining an understanding of what drives human behaviour.
Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)
Make a difference by helping others to thrive with La Trobe's Bachelor of Social Work (Honours). Gain the skills you need to launch a meaningful career.
Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science
Study a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science at La Trobe to gain the scientific knowledge and practical skills to improve people's health and wellbeing.
Diploma in Health Sciences
La Trobe’s Diploma in Health Sciences is your pathway into our popular and varied Bachelor of Health Sciences. Discover your new career in health.
Graduate Certificate in Digital Health
La Trobe's Graduate Certificate in Digital Health gives you the hands-on skills, knowledge and experience you need to work in the emerging digital health landscape.
Graduate Certificate in Mental Health
La Trobe's Graduate Certificate in Mental Health has been carefully designed to give you a deeper understanding of mental health theory and clinical practice.
Master of Digital Health
La Trobe's Master of Digital Health gives you the specialised skills to design, implement and manage leading digital health technologies.
Master of Health Administration
Study a Master of Health Administration and expand your career pathway into senior management roles in public or private organisations. Apply online today!
Master of Nursing
La Trobe's Master of Nursing lets you match your study to your career aspirations. Enhance your knowledge and skills in specialist areas.
Master of Professional Psychology
Ready to take the next step in your psychology career? La Trobe’s Master of Professional Psychology will help you build a rewarding career.
Master of Public Health
Study a Master of Public Health at La Trobe University. There's never been a more important time to learn about the power of public health.
Master of Rehabilitation Counselling and Mental Health
La Trobe's Master of Rehabilitation Counselling and Mental Health will give you the foundations for a rewarding career that supports others.
Master of Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy
The Master of Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy allows practising physiotherapists to advance their career in the exciting field of sport.
Master of Strength and Conditioning
Want to work with professional athletes? La Trobe’s Master of Strength and Conditioning offers a unique opportunity to enter this high-demand field.
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Meet one of our students
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.
Bachelor of Applied Science/Master of Physiotherapy Practice student
The first step to a healthy career
A wealth of degrees
At La Trobe, you can choose from a broad range of health courses in Victoria. Whether you want to treat patients, promote public health or improve health outcomes with digital technology, you’ll become a well-rounded and career-ready health practitioner at La Trobe.
A leader in online learning
As a university that already delivered many degrees online, we’re now transitioning many of our courses to online learning. Enjoy the flexibility of studying from the comfort of your home. As an online student, you’ll enjoy extra support from expert teachers and access to incredible resources.
Your study experience
We offer a range of scholarships to help you succeed. Find the right one for you.
How to apply
Find the right way to apply for study at La Trobe.
If you don't meet the requirements of your preferred course then a pathway option might be the answer.
Develop the skills and experience employers want with placements and practicals.