La Trobe College
CRICOS Code 00115M
La Trobe College Australia has a presence in two of Australia’s largest and most sought-after cities. We’re located in Melbourne at the main La Trobe University campus in leafy Bundoora. We also operate in the heart of Sydney as La Trobe University Sydney Campus where we offer Foundation, Diploma and Bachelor studies in Business and IT as well as Master and pre-Master programs.
Guarantee entry into La Trobe University
Everyone deserves the opportunity for higher education. At La Trobe College Australia, students who might not otherwise meet the university’s academic and/or English requirements are able to ensure they gain entry into their first or second-year studies at La Trobe University.
Through the college’s pathway programs, students can undertake a range of specialised foundation courses or diplomas that help them complete the first part of their university degree in a supportive and tailored study environment.
These pathway programs are the first step to achieving one of over 100 different degrees at La Trobe University, which is ranked among the top 1.1 per cent of universities in the world (Times Higher Education rankings 2020).
Why choose La Trobe College Australia?
1. Guaranteed entry
Once you’ve completed your foundation or diploma program, your place at La Trobe University is guaranteed! As long as you have successfully met all the minimum grade requirements for your chosen degree, you can rest assured that your place is secured and waiting for you.
2. Go straight into second year of your degree
Our diplomas are equivalent to the first year of your university degree, so you’ll progress directly into second year at La Trobe University – without any extra time added to your studies.
3. Fast-track option
For those who are keen to get a university degree under their belt quickly, most of our 12-month diplomas can be completed in just 8 months (excluding the Diploma of Engineering and Diploma of Media and Communication). Opt to fast-track your first-year studies and get on your career path sooner!
4. Tailored learning environment
We’re here to support you! Our teaching setting is designed to set you up for success, with excellent facilities, modern technology, support services, and small class sizes for personalised learning. Get help wherever you need it, whether it’s one-on-one tutoring sessions, English language improvement or study skills workshops.
5. Get the university experience from day one
Besides the name of your course, there is no difference between you and a La Trobe University student. Whether you are studying on campus in Melbourne or Sydney, you’ll get the full university experience. That means access to all the same world-class facilities, activities and events as La Trobe University students.
6. Assurance of quality
All of our courses are developed in collaboration with La Trobe University, and we work closely with them to ensure that our academic programs are of the highest standard. That’s what makes us the university’s preferred pathway provider.
7. Expert teachers
Our lecturers are highly qualified professionals who are experts in their field. As well as the academic side of higher education, they focus on preparing you for university-level studies to make your transition as seamless as possible. Our staff know that studying in a new country and in an unfamiliar language can be daunting, and are always happy to support the unique needs of international students.
8. Flexible start times
We offer three intakes a year in February, June and October, so you’ll never have long to wait to get started on your pathway to La Trobe University.