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Health and Life Science
Foundation Studies for Health and Life Science
Foundation Studies for Health and Life Science

Foundation Studies for Health and Life Science

  • ID:LTC610003
  • Level:Foudation/ Pre-course
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$220.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:$2,725.00
  • LivingFee/Month:$2,716.25
  • Application Fee:$220.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:$2,725.00
  • LivingFee/Month:$2,716.25
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

Students enrolled in a Foundation Studies must have completed the equivalent of Year 11. Please check my form

English language requirements

English language qualification

Foundation Studies 

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)

La Trobe Melbourne


PTE Academic

42 (no skill less than 36)

SPM/STPM English



55 (Writing no less than 16)

Other requirements


Course Information

Specially designed for international students, Foundation Studies is a university preparatory course which is equivalent to an Australian secondary school qualification.

Subject to meeting minimum grade requirements, you'll receive direct entry into the first year of a range of La Trobe University Bachelor's degrees or a corresponding La Trobe College Australia Diploma.

While studying Foundation Studies, you'll develop your academic communication and maths skills, gain subject specific knowledge and build the confidence needed to succeed at university. 

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.

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  • Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Speech Pathology

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  • Bachelor of Human Nutrition

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  • Bachelor of Psychological Science

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • 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

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

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