La Trobe University

La Trobe University

Australia

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THE World Ranking: 351

La Trobe University is Victoria’s third university offering a wide array internationally recognised degree programs across subject categories.

  • Ranked in the “Top 100 Emerging Universities under 50 years”
  • Best university in Victoria in the student experience
  • Leaders in research in biochemistry and microbiology
  • Strong community of international students
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All about La Trobe

La Trobe University (CRICOS Provider Code: 00115M) is consistently ranked among Australia’s premier universities. Established in 1964, La Trobe’s Melbourne Campus is one of the largest cosmopolitan university campus in the region.

La Trobe University comprises two colleges, the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce and the College of Science, Health and Engineering. An excellent selection of programs, ranging from university pathways to undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree programs are offered. Melbourne consistently ranks among the world’s best student cities and has won the title of the World’s Most Livable City for five years in a row. La Trobe students can explore all the fascinating sights and sounds that Melbourne has to offer.

Why Study at La Trobe?

  • Consistently ranked among the best universities in Australia by various ranking tables
  • Affordably priced programs taught by academic experts
  • Scholarships available for international students
  • State-of-the-art campuses and research facilities
  • Selected programs offered in China, Vietnam and Singapore
  • Chance to work on high-impact research projects
  • On-campus accommodation facilities offered
  • Dedicated support for international students
  • Growing, multi-cultural and vibrant community of international students
  • Global alumni network of successful graduates
  • Numerous student clubs and organisations to choose from
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English score required

Minimum IELTS score

Postgraduate

6.5

Undergraduate

6.0

Minimum TOEFL IBT

Postgraduate

80

Undergraduate

60

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Departments

Law @ La Trobe

La Trobe Law School is based in Melbourne, Victoria. It offers an innovative, high quality legal education with a strong commitment to social justice, interdisciplinary enquiry and hands-on experience. La Trobe Law School provides a range of...

Journalism @ La Trobe

Social media and the internet have revolutionised the quantities of information generated and shared around the world – but have also heightened the demand for high quality information. Journalism and professional communication courses offer a...

International Relations @ La Trobe

La Trobe’s Department of Politics and Philosophy hosts a number of disciplines including: Gender, Sexuality and Diversity Studies International Relations Philosophy Politics La Trobe International Relations’...

Planning @ La Trobe

La Trobe’s  Department of Social Inquiry  is home to four of the University’s most dynamic social science-based programs: Anthropology Community Planning and Development Crime, Justice and Legal Studies and ...

Science @ La Trobe

La Trobe University’s School of Molecular Sciences is training the next generation of Australian scientists to deepen the understanding of molecular structures and processes fundamental to life on earth – vital research as the global population...

Engineering @ La Trobe

La Trobe University has a long tradition of producing engineering graduates of the highest calibre. The University’s Department of Engineering emphasises the importance of real-world experience and maintains industry partnerships so that its...

Business @ La Trobe

La Trobe Business School is committed to excellence in business education and research. It offers students a solid grounding in accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing. At La Trobe Business School, students learn how to use...

ICT @ La Trobe

La Trobe University’s  Department of Computer Science and Information Technology  (CS&IT) is an active and vibrant teaching and research centre with its focus strongly on obtaining the best possible career outcomes for its graduates....

Finance @ La Trobe

La Trobe Business School is committed to excellence in business education and research. It offers students a solid grounding in accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing. At La Trobe Business School, students learn how to use...

Health and Nursing @ La Trobe

La Trobe’s School of Nursing and Midwifery , a tertiary nursing school, has a proud history as one of the early pioneers in nursing education in Australia. Nursing is a global occupation and the School addresses national and international contexts....

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Rankings

Hotcourses Diversity Index (What is this?)

115 International student nationalities at this university

0.74% International students from USA

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017
Source: THE

351

TEACHING

26.7%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

78.7%

INDUSTRY INCOME

45.5%

RESEARCH

29.7%

CITATIONS

49%
QS World University Rankings 2016-2017
Source: QS

386

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016
Source: ARWU

301

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR*
OVERALL COST OF LIVING

A$15472

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

A$10585

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

A$27770

POSTGRADUATE

A$29050

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

CRICOS

Provider code:00115M

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jim, China 4

average life

University experience is just average as I have to balance between work and studies and it is hard to adjust around here and have fun at the same time. The studies are tough and you have to put in a lot of effort.

University experience is just average as I have to balance between work and studies and it is hard to adjust around here and have fun at the same time. The studies are tough and you have to put in a lot of effort.

ronil, Fiji 4

was great!

My university life is awesome. My advice for the future students is don’t get carried away in the university “laid back” lifestyle.

My university life is awesome. My advice for the future students is don’t get carried away in the university “laid back” lifestyle.

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