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Bioscience
Diploma of Bioscience
Diploma of Bioscience

Diploma of Bioscience

  • ID:LTC610006
  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$220.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:$4,225.00
  • LivingFee/Month:$2,716.25
  • Application Fee:$220.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:$4,225.00
  • LivingFee/Month:$2,716.25
Estimated Total/program:
$57,290.00
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Visa
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements:

Country

Diploma

Afghanistan

Afghanistan Baccalauria grade average 60% in final year results

Australia

Year 12 satisfactory ATAR score or completion of Foundation Studies programˆ

If applying through VTAC, you will need the VTAC codes for our diplomas.

Azerbaijan

Attestat with minimum grade 4.0

Bangladesh

Completion of Year 12 (Higher Secondary Education Board with GPA of 3.5)

Brazil

Certificado de Ensino Medio grade average of 5.6 in final year results

Brunei

120 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS level

Cambodia

Diploma of Upper Secondary Education with 85

Canada

Successful completion of year 12, 60% average

Chile

Licencia de Educacion Media final year grade of 4.0, plus an overall score on the Prueba de Seleccion Universitaria of 600 - 649

China

Senior Middle School 3 with 60% average/Engineering and Computer Science 70%

Colombia

Bachillerato with a minimum average of 70%

Egypt

Advanced Certificate of Secondary or Technical Education with 60% average

Fiji

Form 7 average of 50% in best 3 subjects

France

French Baccleaureat: Grade Average of 10/20

Ghana

5 passes in SSCE at grade C6 or above

Global Assessment

Average of 65%

Gulf States

Completion of the Foundation Studies Programˆ

Hong Kong

HDSKE 8 points from best 4 subjects

IB

20

India

CBSE/ICSE - 55%

All other boards - 57%

PSEB - 58%

Indonesia

Completion of SMU III with average grade of 6.5 in 4 academic subjects

International Baccalaureate

Minimum of total 20 points

Iran

Pe-University Certificate

Japan

Kotogakko Year 3, 50% D grade average or GPA 2.5

Kazakhstan

Attestat / Svidetel stvo o Srednem Obschchem Obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education) with minimum grade 4.0

Kenya

Completion of KCSE with a C grade average OR 2 passes in the GCE
A-levels or 3 passes in AS-level

Korea

High School leaving certificate  50% C grade average

Kuwait

Completion of the Foundation Studies Programˆ

Lebanon

Baccalaureat (Libanaise/Technique)

Macau

Successful completion of Senior High School (Year 3) with 60% average

Malaysia

2 passes at minimum D grade in the STPM; UEC 4 C grades

Mauritius

120 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS level

Mexico

Bachillerato with a minimum average of 7

Myanmar

Successful Completion of technical high school diploma with an overall pass

Nepal

Completion of Higher School Certificate with a grade average of 60%

Nigeria

5 passes in SSCE at grade C6 or above

Oman

Additional year of study following General Secondary Education Certificate or Year 12 program

Pakistan

Completion of Higher School Certificate with a grade average of 55%

Papua New Guinea

Completion of Senior High School with a grade average of 70%

Phillipines

Successful completion of Associate Degree

Russia

Certificate of Secondary Education Board with GPA of 4.0 or above (at grade 11)

Saudi Arabia

Completion of the Foundation Studies Programˆ

Singapore

120 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS level

South Africa

Successful completion of Year 12

Sri Lanka

GCE A-levels with 2 passes OR Sri Lanka A-Levels with 3

Taiwan

Successful completion of Senior High School (Year 3) with 60% average

Tanzania

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) /East Africa Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE): 2 subjects at grade grade E or above. National Form VI Examination /Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE): grade S or above in 2 subjects

Thailand

Successful completion of Matayom 6 with GPA of 2.00

Turkey

Successful completion of Lise Diplomasi — Grade 3 (60% or above)

Uganda

2 passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) when grades 1-6 are obtained. Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) /East Africa Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE) - 2 subjects at grade D or above

United Arab Emirates

Completion of the Foundation Studies Programˆ

United Kingdom

120 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS level

USA

Successful completion of High School Diploma with GPA of 2.5

Vietnam

Successful completion of Year 12 with 6.0 average. 

Zambia

Successful completion of Foundation Studies

Zimbabwe

2 passes in ZIMSEC A level grade D

 

English language requirements:

Cambridge English

Level C1

HKDSE

4

IB English

Minimum of 4 in English A or minimum of 5 in English B

IELTS (Academic)

6.0 (no band score below 5.5)

La Trobe Melbourne

EFS 5B

PTE Academic

50 (no skill less than 42)

SPM/STPM English

B

TOEFL-Internet

60 (Writing no less than 20)

Other requirements

Any one of Year 12: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physical Education, Psychology, or Health and Human Development

 

 

Course Information

The Diploma of Bioscience introduces you to biology, chemistry and ecology while providing a pathway into a range of science Bachelor's offered at La Trobe University

You will learn about the structure, functions and interactions of living organisms while developing your specific skills. Big issues such as climate change, the protection of endangered animals and cancer treatment will start to explored and discussed as part of the course.

Depending on the Bachelor's degree you want to study at La Trobe University, you'll also be able to choose subjects which will equip you with specialised skills and knowledge needed to succeed throughout your studies.

After successfully completing the Diploma of Bioscience, you can transfer into the second year or receive credit towards a:

  • Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences
  • Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience
  • Bachelor of Biological Sciences
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine
  • Bachelor of Science (Majors available: Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Statistics, Zoology)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Biological scientist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Biochemist
  • Environmental scientist
  • Government and private industry research; microbiology
  • Scientific and medical research specialist
  • Geneticist

Ability to settle

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