La Trobe University

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Study at La Trobe University

La Trobe University allows you to experience the Australian lifestyle, beautiful campus environments and world-class teaching. You will have one of the best experiences of your life at La Trobe in Melbourne. KILROY offers free study counselling and we'll assist you with your application.

Below, you will find basic information about studying at La Trobe University. The other tabs provide you with information about study programsaccommodationstudent life in Sydney and the application process. Do not hesitate to contact KILROY's study advisors if you have any questions - it is free.

7 good reasons to study at La Trobe University

  • La Trobe is amongst the 10 best universities in Australia in arts and humanities according to 2015 Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings
  • Education is adapted to the demands from the industry
  • The university has a gorgeous campus area
  • You will be taken good care of as an international student. La Trobe offers a wide range of support services that will help you succeed at university.
  • Melbourne is considered one of the most LIVEABLE cities in the world famous for its diverse range of food, international festivals, coffee, small lanes, sport events and laidback lifestyle
  • La Trobe offers a wider range of accommodation options and can assist you in finding either on-campus and off-campus accommodation
  • You can participate in the many clubs and societies after class - how about Journalism, Media and Art Society, the Cinema Club, or a sports team or perhaps you would like to compete in Melbourne Marathon for Team La Trobe? One thing's for sure - you won't be bored after class!

La Trobe University and its accreditations

La Trobe is ranked among the Top 100 universities in the world for History, Sociology and Communication and Media studies. Moreover, seven of La Trobe’s subjects are in the world's Top 200 list: Linguistics, Agriculture, Psychology, Accounting and Finance, Education, Law, Politics and International studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015). 

Read more about La Trobe's accrediations here.

What can I study at La Trobe University?

At La Trobe University you can study:

  • A Bachelor
  • A Postgraduate certificate or diploma
  • A Master
  • A semester or two (Study Abroad)

La Trobe University offers world-class courses and study programs within a broad range of studies e.g. journalism, art, accounting, business, management, sociology, health studies, European studies, counselling and social work, economics, finance, engineering, law, international relations, urban planning, visual and creative arts, historical and cultural studies and much, much, MUCH more. Contact KILROY's study advisors to ask them about your field of study.  

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Where is La Trobe University located?

La Trobe's main campus, Bundoora, is located approximately 13 km outside the city centre of Melbourne in a beautiful green area. If you choose to live on campus you can reach the centre of Melbourne, also called CBD (central business district), with the tram or bus within half an hour. The campus has everything you need such as grocery stores, gift shops, cafés restaurants and a great student bar - The Eagle Bar. 

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Melbourne was ranked the fourth most student-friendly city in the world and Melbourne has been ranked as one of the world's top three most liveable cities for many years. Studying at La Trobe will bring you to one the best places in the world and with a population of 5,6 million people from 153 countries, Melbourne is certainly famous for its multiculturalism and diverse range of food.

Fun facts about La Trobe University

  • La Trobe has more than 34,000 students
  • La Trobe is ranked in the top 100 emerging universities in the world by Times Higher Education in 2014
  • La Trobe is Australia's best university for research in microbiology and equal best in biochemistry and cell biology and veterinary science
  • In 2015, several of La Trobe's subjects were placed in the top 100 institutions in the world by QS World University Rankings by subject
  • La Trobe offers unique programs such as aboriginal studies, zoology, nanotechnology and photography
  • La Trobe offers a wide range of study options within Sport, such as sport journalism, sport management, outdoor education and exercise science
  • Why not boost your CV by getting some work experience while earning your degree? At La Trobe many courses involve work placements and industry-based learning.

How can KILROY help me study at La Trobe University?

KILROY offers free counselling service and our study advisors can help you with the answers to your questions regarding your studies at La Trobe and in Melbourne. Our study advisors will take you through all of the steps; from your initial questions to your first week at La Trobe. 

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