Foundation Studies for Health and Life Sciences

La Trobe College Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 085026J

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate

Summary

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.

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
  • Independent Learning 1

Trimester 2

  • Academic Communication 2
  • Biology 2 or Advanced Maths 2
  • Chemistry 2
  • Physics 2
  • Essential Maths 2
  • Independent Learning 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 Pharmacy (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science
  • 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

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
23,600 Per Year
Read moreEnrolment and Orientation fees: 220
10 Oct 2022
27 Feb 2023
Two trimesters
Read moreTwo trimesters

Full time
La Trobe College Australia
Melbourne Campus
La Trobe University, Sylvia Walton Building
Melbourne Victoria 3086
Australia

Entry criteria

Students enrolled in a Foundation Studies program must have completed the equivalent of Year 11.

English Requirements

Cambridge English: Level B2, IB English: Minimum of 3 in English A or minimum of 4 in English B, IELTS (Academic): 5.5 (no band score below 5.0), TOEFL-Internet: 55 (Writing no less than 16), PTE Academic: 42 (no skill less than 36).

Address

La Trobe College Australia
Melbourne Campus
La Trobe University, Sylvia Walton Building
Melbourne Victoria 3086
Australia
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