Choose La Trobe and you are choosing to study at the leading Victorian University for student experience.* Indeed La Trobe has been ranked as one of the top 10 universities in Australia, and one of the top 100 universities world-wide**. When you choose La Trobe University you choose the complete Australian university experience!
La Trobe University is one of Australia’s largest and fastest growing universities. We provide the perfect balance: academic challenges, the opportunity to learn from outstanding staff recruited from around the world - and the chance to study in a welcoming cosmopolitan community. When you choose La Trobe University you choose the complete Australian university experience!
The university plays host to nearly 27,000 students, including 3,000 international students. The student population at La Trobe reflects Melbourne itself in that it is diverse, multicultural, and accepting. Students – both international and domestic – come from an array of different social, cultural, and professional backgrounds and vary greatly in age. This diversity coupled with an unparalleled campus lifestyle provides an exciting background for students who wish to experience the Australian way of life. Additionally, La Trobe is one of the most active and productive research universities in Australia with 26 specialized research centers or institutes.
La Trobe’s excellent industry linkages include a Microsoft Centre and Research and Development Park on campus. La Trobe University is also home to over 30 University and faculty-based research centers and institutes, including the renowned Centre of Dialogue, as well as Melbourne’s future Institute for Molecular Science ($123.7M) and Australia’s largest Biosciences Research Centre at Melbourne, Agriobio ($230.00Mi).
While studying at La Trobe, you will have the opportunity to explore all that Victoria has to offer – magnificent coastline, attractive beaches, snow fields, rainforests, and the beauty of arid, semi-desert areas. Some courses include field work and the University organizes various affordable trips and weekends away. Places of special interest may include Bell’s Beach (the home of the famous Bell’s Beach World Surfing Championships), less than two hours from Melbourne; the Great Ocean Road, one of the world’s most beautiful coastal roads; and Wilson’s Promontory at the southern most tip of mainland Australia, home to some of the best beaches in Australia.
La Trobe’s five faculties deliver a wide selection of relevant and contemporary programs suited to students who are seeking a quality undergraduate or postgraduate qualification. La Trobe’s courses are recognized by the Australian Government and by major professional bodies in Australia and abroad, and are equal to the standards of the finest university courses offered anywhere in the world.
Bachelor and Masters programs popular among US and Canadian students are offered in areas such as:
- Bioscience and Nanotechnology
- Clinical Psychology
- International Relations
- International Development
- International Business
- Media and Communications
- Outdoor and Adventure Education
- Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Prosethics and Orthotics, and Orthoptics
- Physics and Nanotechnology
- Teaching and Education