Commencing Semester 1: 3 years full-time, or part-time equivalent*. Commencing July: 2. 5 years full-time accelerated (equivalent to 3 years full-time study). Some students may take longer. * Part time options are available on consultation with the course coordinator or course advisors. In 2017, 36 La Trobe students participated in a two-week clinical and learning placement in Nepal and Cambodia. Our students assisted in treating children and adults, many of whom have experienced ongoing health issues since an earthquake that ravaged the country in 2015.