Chisholm bachelor degrees

We offer specialised, industry-specific degrees that give graduates a unique insight into the way the industry works, as well as creating a network of people in the area. This can help you learn what the industry needs, as well as boosting your employment chances. All our degrees are fully accredited and governed in the same way as university degrees and all focus on maximising our students’ employment options - our higher education courses rated more highly for skills development on national teaching quality scoring than any other institution*.

Bachelor of Community Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs

This unique course has been developed in close consultation with practitioners, academics, professional bodies, employer groups and policy makers at state and national level. It has been designed to meet the growing demand for highly trained practitioners in the field. When you complete this course, you’ll be able to apply for a range of jobs requiring non-clinical services to specialists such as psychiatrists, nurses and social workers.

Bachelor of Engineering Technology

Prepare for a career as an engineering technologist, specialising in mechanical, manufacturing or mechatronics engineering, and practice locally or internationally.
This course meets the academic requirements for registration as an engineering technologist and is accredited by Engineers Australia.

*National Quality Indicators for Teaching and Learning (QILT) Student Experience data (2015).

Help with fees

For all these Chisholm degree courses, Chisholm is approved to offer FEE-HELP assistance, an Australian Government income-contingent loan scheme that can help eligible students pay for all, or part, of their tuition fees when studying.

Find out if you can study now and pay later with FEE-HELP

Partner degrees with La Trobe University

La Trobe logoThrough our partnership with La Trobe University, you can begin your study at Chisholm and earn credit towards a university degree. These are Commonwealth supported places meaning you may be eligible for HECS or HELP payment schemes.

Bachelor of Accounting

This program is offered at Chisholm@311, our campus in the Dandenong CBD. You can complete our Diploma of Accounting in one year and then study the La Trobe Bachelor of Accounting for two more years (or equivalent part time) and gain both qualifications.

Bachelor of Community Services

This course allows you to complete requirements for both the Diploma of Community Services and the first year of the Bachelor of Community Services. After completing the second year of the bachelor, you may choose to transfer to the Bachelor of Human Services/Masters of Social Work degree at La Trobe's Bundoora campus.

Bachelor of Early Learning 

This online course (with some face-to-face delivery) covers birth to six years. To access this pathway begin your Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care with us on-campus and then, assuming you meet the entry criteria, continue into the second year of the La Trobe Bachelor of Early Learning.

Bachelor of Healthcare

The Bachelor of Healthcare and Diploma of Nursing (HLT54115) healthcare/nursing program at Chisholm is based on best practice in healthcare. Graduates will deliver person-centred care, assistance and support in their job role. This course provides a guaranteed pathway into a La Trobe Bachelor of Nursing qualification which can be completed with 18 to 24 months of additional study.

Bachelor of Information Technology

If you aspire to be degree-qualified in the field of information and computer technology, the Bachelor of Information Technology offered by Chisholm, in partnership with La Trobe University, is for you. Begin your diploma with us and then go into the La Trobe qualification from year two onwards, all delivered at Chisholm@311, our campus in Dandenong CBD.



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