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What will I learn?

La Trobe's Bachelor of Science offers you foundational skills in science and the freedom to delve into your passions. Whether it's protecting endangered animals, developing new ways to treat disease or fighting climate change, you'll be ready to pursue your dream journey in science by tailoring your degree with a mix of majors and minors.

You'll have opportunities to put theory into practice through work placements with our industry partners. Previous students have undertaken placements with CSIRO, Bayer Crop Science and various State and Federal Government departments.

You'll learn:

Professional scientific thinking

Communicating as a professional scientist

Lab and fieldwork skills

Problem-solving and facing new challenges

Collaboration and working in teams

Professional conduct and professional identity

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

Physics:

Want to explore a discipline that will let you unlock the secrets of the small and invisible? Study physics at La Trobe alongside excellent research teams in exciting laboratories. You’ll become part of our proud history of materials and optical physics and join a collegial and warm environment.

Career opportunities

The skills you build when you study physics prepare you for a range of careers, including:

Optical engineer

Research scientist

Process engineer

Medical physicist

Meteorologist

Accreditation, registration and/or membership details for this course may be found on the La Trobe University website.

Which department am I in?

Department of Science and Biosciences

CRICOS

022039C

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$37,000.00 (20,35,204) per year
Application deadline

Expected February 2023

More details

Start date

18 July 2022

Venue

La Trobe University

Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus,

Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive,

LA TROBE UNIVERSITY,

Victoria,

3086, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$37,000.00 (20,35,204) per year
Application deadline

Expected February 2023

More details

Start date

18 July 2022

Venue

Bendigo Campus

Edwards Road,

BENDIGO,

Victoria,

3552, BENDIGO, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate. International Baccalaureate - 24 to 33. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0; TOEFL Internet based (iBT): Overall 64 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing, Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): Overall score of 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50, C1 Advanced: 169 with no less than 169 in any component, C2 Proficiency: 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

For international students

Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate.

English language requirements

IELTS Academic: Overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0

TOEFL iBT: Overall 64 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing

PTE Academic: Overall score of 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50

C1 Advanced: 169 with no less than 169 in any component

C2 Proficiency: 176 with no less than 169 in any component

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Chisholm Institute
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