We’ve invested more than $500 million in advanced on-campus science learning and research facilities.
Our research is rated well above world standard in 15 scientific fields.
Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018
Study at the only university in Australia with a dedicated wildlife sanctuary.
Launch your clever future
We’re in the top 1.2% of universities worldwide. At La Trobe you’ll join bold and independent thinkers, get hands-on experience, gain a global perspective and graduate ready to change the world. Launch your clever future and make La Trobe your first choice.
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Study one of the few agriculture degrees in Australia with a practical focus. Meet the needs of an industry being transformed by technology.
Learn about the human body, its structure and its functions. Explore diverse careers in biotechnology, medical research, pharmaceuticals and more.
Become a regional doctor and give back to your community. Help rural communities suffering from poorer health outcomes and a shortage of doctors.
Understand human biology and make a difference to people's health. Learn about the human body and how disease manifests.
Learn the skills to help solve the big challenges like protecting endangered species, finding new ways to treat disease or delivering sustainable technology.
Develop your career at the cutting-edge of science by studying for a Master of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics. Find out more on our website and apply online!
Study for a Master of Biotechnology Management at La Trobe Uni and advance your science career by developing management skills and biotechnology expertise.
Study a Master of Data Science at La Trobe University, and learn a combination of data science interpretation and practical implementation. Apply online!
Study a Master of Science in Physical Sciences at La Trobe. Find out more about this course and how to apply.
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‘Many lecturers went out of their way to help me succeed. They were more than happy to discuss scientific research above and beyond the prescribed course work.
‘The hands-on practical classes – including dissections, research projects, fieldwork and off campus excursions – cemented the theory taught in lectures. Group assignments taught me how to collaborate, manage people and delegate tasks – skills I’m now applying in my current role.’
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No matter which course you choose, you’ll learn in high-tech labs or in the field. At La Trobe, you could study biodiversity in our wildlife sanctuary. Or learn about agriculture, biology or agribusiness in the Centre for AgriBioscience. Or get up close and personal in our $100 million molecular science lab.
At La Trobe, you’re not just another student. You’ll experience one-on-one learning with mentors, consultations and support. And your topics will be taught by industry experts and researchers whose work is rated well above standard in 15 fields of scientific research.
Investigate some of the most pressing challenges of our time such as climate change, drought and cancer. Whatever your mission, you’ll explore the skills and innovative mindset needed to drive positive change.
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