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Foundation Studies for Health and Life Sciences

Foundation studies is a bridging course that helps international students enter the 1st year of an Undergraduate Degree in Health Sciences and Bioscience at La Trobe University.

Fees

Year International Student

2017

A$19,800

2018

A$20,800

Location

CRICOS Code 017041G

Subjects

Students will complete 4 subjects in the first trimester and 4 subjects in the second trimester. Students will also undertake independent learning throughout the course to develop learning and research skills in preparation for university.

Academic Communication 1 and 2 are compulsory subjects.

Other subjects are compulsory dependent on chosen bachelor degree.

Trimester 1

  • Academic Communication 1
  • Biology 1 or Advanced Maths 1
  • Chemistry 1
  • Physics 1
  • Essential Maths 1

Trimester 2

  • Academic Communication 2
  • Biology 2 or Advanced Maths 2
  • Chemistry 2
  • Physics 2
  • Essential Maths 2

Entry into 1st Year of

  • Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences

  • Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Biosciences

  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science

  • Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Clinical Audiology

  • Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Clinical Prosthetics and Orthotics

  • Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Dietetic Practice

  • Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Occupational Therapy Practice

  • Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Orthoptics

  • Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice

  • Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Podiatric Practice

  • Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Speech Pathology

  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Health Sciences 

  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science

  • Bachelor of Biological Sciences

  • Bachelor of Exercise Science

  • Bachelor of Exercise Science and Master of Exercise Physiology

  • Bachelor of Health Sciences

  • Bachelor of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Commerce

  • Bachelor of Health Sciences (Medical Classification)/Bachelor of Health Information Management

  • Bachelor of Human Nutrition

  • Bachelor of Human Services and Master of Social Work

  • Bachelor of Nursing

  • Bachelor of Paramedic Practice/Bachelor of Public Health Promotion

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

  • Bachelor of Psychological Science

  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

  • Bachelor of Public Health Promotion

  • Bachelor of Science

  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business

  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Commerce

  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) and Master of Nanotechnology

  • Bachelor of Science (Wildlife and Conservation Biology)

Popular careers for graduates

  • Agricultural Scientist
  • Agronomist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Conservationist
  • Criminologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Veterinary Scientist
  • Nurse
  • Nutritionist
  • Pharmacist
  • Psychologist
  • Anthropologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Plant pathology and plant taxonomist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Nutritionist