La Trobe College Australia is a pathway institution located on campus at La Trobe University, here in Melbourne and in Sydney.
We deliver courses to help students’ pathway to La Trobe University if they are not able to gain direct entry into a bachelor or master course of their choice.
We teach both domestic and international students in a nurturing environment. Best of all, our Diploma students receive credit for their studies and enter the second year of their preferred degree.
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).
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.
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.