La Trobe University

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THE World Ranking: 251

The education program is built on the diversity of La Trobe University’s locations and its staff.

  • The University offers many pathways to becoming a teacher
  • Students engage with academic and professional experiences
  • Students develop key skills in their chosen area of teaching
  • Option to focus on classroom teaching or outdoor education
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Overview

The purpose of the education and teaching program at La Trobe is to empower professionals so that they are ready to transform learning by engaging in local cultures of education. It is built on the diversity of La Trobe University’s locations and staff.

The program challenges the people and institutions it engages with, to teach, learn and lead in ways that celebrate difference.

Students are offered:

  • Teacher education courses across five locations: Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Melbourne, Mildura and Shepparton.
  • Postgraduate programs in Melbourne and in Bendigo together with research training on all the campuses.
  • Wide ranging research programs - locally and internationally connected, and designed to make a difference.

La Trobe ranks in the top 200 universities internationally for education subjects (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018). La Trobe also ranks ‘at world standard’ for its research in Education and Special Studies in Education (ERA 2015-2016 assessment).

The University offers many pathways to becoming a teacher and making a contribution in other areas of education. Teachers work in:

  • Preschools – secondary and schools of excellence
  • Hospital prison education centres and special education schools
  • Vocational, youth and long-distance education centres
  • Migrant and community education

At La Trobe, students will engage with the academic and professional experiences to develop their abilities in their chosen area of teaching and develop their personal qualities.

Educational studies

This course provides students with sound foundation studies in education. It builds their understanding of contemporary expectations and requirements in the field of education. Participants will build critical thinking abilities as well as academic reading and writing skills.

Outdoor and environmental

La Trobe University is an international leader in outdoor and environmental education courses. Outdoor and environmental education teachers provide an understanding and appreciation of the natural world. They establish disciplines, topics and concepts which can be taught outdoors and in the natural environment.

Study Options

English score required

Minimum IELTS score

Postgraduate

6.5

Undergraduate

6.0

Minimum TOEFL IBT

Postgraduate

79

Undergraduate

64

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Key facts and figures at La Trobe University

Rankings

Hotcourses Diversity Index (What is this?)

107 International student nationalities at this university

0.83% International students from USA

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020
Source: THE

251

OVERALL SCORE

46.9%

TEACHING

27.1%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

83.8%

INDUSTRY INCOME

51.3%

RESEARCH

33.1%

CITATIONS

73.3%
QS World University Rankings 2020
Source: QS

400

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019
Source: ARWU

301

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR*
LIVING COSTS

A$28,444

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

A$11,648

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

A$35,820

POSTGRADUATE

A$37,450

VOCATIONAL

A$31100

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

CRICOS

Provider code:00115M

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Stevie, Malaysia 5

Transfer student

My expectations of the uni has not disappointed me. I have made lot of friends who are very helpful and caring., Esp. my batchmates, they are wonderful people. If you have good friends here then you will enjoy every bit of uni life.

My expectations of the uni has not disappointed me. I have made lot of friends who are very helpful and caring., Esp. my batchmates, they are wonderful people. If you have good friends here then you will enjoy every bit of uni life.

Ramen, Malaysia 5

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Keep a well balanced life to make most of uni life. Don’t indulge in too much fun or too much study.

Keep a well balanced life to make most of uni life. Don’t indulge in too much fun or too much study.

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