La Trobe University

IT, Cybersecurity & Engineering@LaTrobe

Australia Australia

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THE World Ranking: 251

At La Trobe, students gain industry experience and start building professional networks while studying IT, Cybersecurity and Engineering.

  • Active and vibrant teaching areas and research centre
  • 6 months of real-world engineering experience
  • Strong industry linkages and research expertise
  • Courses developed in close consultation with industry leaders
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Overview

La Trobe offers IT, Cybersecurity & Engineering programmes across the Department of IT and Engineering. These courses offer work-integrated learning, industry placements and scholarships to help kick-start successful careers.

Information Technology

Information Technology courses offer studies in all aspects of IT, but particularly focuses on infrastructure technology, planning and management of technology lifecycles, development of applications, systems, web multimedia resources, installation and administration of networks and information security.

Scholarships

The Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering offers scholarships up to AUD6000 per year to high-achieving students. Students may also be eligible for smaller scholarships sponsored by various companies.

Career opportunities

Graduates can develop innovative solutions through the effective use of IT tools and critically analyse domain-specific problems in various industry sectors such as banking, marketing, health, education, government and transport.

Cybersecurity

The University has collaborated with leading industry partners (including Optus, Australia Post, Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), Cisco, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Symantec, Atlassian and Cloudera) to design a suite of three distinct Master's degrees that meet the needs of real-world organisations.

With digital technology penetrating almost every facet of our lives, cybercrime is no longer just a computer problem and must be understood from multiple perspectives. That insight is at the heart of La Trobe’s multidisciplinary postgraduate cybersecurity degrees.

Career opportunities

A report from La Trobe’s industry partner, Cisco states there are currently an estimated, one million cybersecurity job openings globally. This demand is projected to increase to six million by 2019, with an expected shortfall of 1.5 million trained staff.

Engineering

La Trobe University has a long tradition of producing engineering graduates of the highest calibre. The University emphasises the importance of real-world experience through industry projects and regular contact with industry leaders.

Its state-of-the-art laboratories, facilities and industry partnerships ensure students are well prepared with the practical experience needed to hit the ground running when they enter the workforce.

La Trobe Engineering students have access to a wide range of scholarships offered by industry partners. Students receive both financial assistance and work experience during their degree and often directly land an employment.

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$20,290

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

A$10,950

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

A$34,010

POSTGRADUATE

A$36,070

VOCATIONAL

A$30020

*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

malaysian student latrobe

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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