La Trobe University

Introduction

Our Vision

La Trobe will be a University known for its excellence and innovation in relation to the big issues of our time, and for its enthusiasm to make a difference. La Trobe will be one of the top three Universities in Victoria, one of the top dozen nationally and one of the top 300 internationally.

Our Values

In 2012, as part of the development of the University's five year strategic plan 'Future Ready' we articulated a set of values. We developed these values through a consultative process involving many La Trobe staff. The five values guide everything we do.

At La Trobe University we:

  • Take a world view
  • Pursue ideas and excellence with energy
  • Treat people with respect and work together
  • Are open, friendly and honest
  • Hold ourselves accountable for making great things happen

Values are expressed through behaviours and during the first part of 2013 we will explore how La Trobe staff and students can translate our values into behaviours that generate benefits for the communities we interact with and serve.

Our past

La Trobe was the third university created for Victoria, and was established to be complementary to, but different from, the other two. Its founders aspired to create a university that would:

  • Provide an accessible alternative to the two pre-existing universities
  • Bring university education to the northern suburbs of Melbourne
  • Excel in a number of selected disciplines

Shaped by the era of our birth, La Trobe developed a distinctive ethos which joined ‘social engagement’ to the pursuit of academic excellence. Reflecting our desire to engage with the outside world, our public intellectuals became and remain among the most engaged in the nation, and our alumni are some of the most influential their generations have produced. In the 1980s and ‘90s we redefined the University through new relationships, especially in country Victoria. We are now a multi-campus university and the largest provider of higher education to Victoria’s regions. Moreover we have the largest regional enrolment of the mainland Australian universities in the Academic Ranking of World Universities ‘Top 500’. La Trobe University now has some of the world’s best researchers in the sciences and humanities contributing to the achievement of this ranking.

La Trobe is a globally recognised university, transforming the lives of its students, many being the first in their family to attend university, and playing an important role in its local communities. These are achievements of which we can be justly proud.

Our future

Times have changed, and the manner in which we must play our part in the world, as well as the complexity and cost of academic research, have changed with them. For instance, Melbourne’s North is being transformed by population expansion and rising demand for higher education. All the regions we serve face new challenges as a result of structural changes in national and global economies along with environmental and social challenges. Students have greater choice than ever before, and expect a high quality educational experience, together with engaging, relevant and flexible curriculum. The issues facing our society, and to which our courses and research must respond, include climate change, the ageing of our population, the rise of Asia’s relevance and influence, the revolution in the medical sciences, and the resilience of societies in the face of rapid change. Other challenges will arise during the lifespan of this Plan, and La Trobe will be agile in responding to them.

Our history equips us with the appropriate formula for success in such an environment. Our geography, ethos and academic strengths can be the starting points for an even livelier and stronger La Trobe that retains its relevance and remains true to its ideals.

International activities

La Trobe is dedicated to serving the global community through internationalisation, innovative teaching and learning methods, and research.

This includes encouraging our students and staff to gain international experience, development of an internationalised curriculum and research programs, and the diversification of our student community.

The University's strong international focus is manifested and continually enhanced in several key areas of the University:

Teaching

  • an internationally relevant curriculum, which prepares students to be global citizens, entrepreneurs, employers and employees
  • a range of courses and pathways that meet the requirements of the diverse markets in which we operate, and which are delivered onshore in Victoria and Sydney, or offshore with high quality transnational teaching partners
  • high quality academic relationships
  • strong and productive partnerships with pathway providers onshore and offshore

Research

  • strong international research partnerships and internationally focused research

Community engagement

  • opportunities and support for international students to engage successfully in their University life and in their communities
  • exceptionally strong engagement with employers, industry and with alumni

Student mobility

  • opportunities for our students to participate in exchange academic programs overseas and active partnerships with over 150 institutions in more than 40 countries.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Master of Accounting and Financial Management

Campus Full time March 2018 Australia Melbourne

Broaden your career opportunities with our two-year Master of Accounting and Financial Management. This course is a pathway to a professional accounting qualification if you haven't completed an undergraduate degree in accounting and financial management. You can build on your studies in engineering, medicine, science or the arts to work in key areas of management and finance. [+]

Broaden your career opportunities with our two-year Master of Accounting and Financial Management. This course is a pathway to a professional accounting qualification if you haven't completed an undergraduate degree in accounting and financial management. You can build on your studies in engineering, medicine, science or the arts to work in key areas of management and finance. La Trobe is one of the top three business and economics research universities in Victoria. We are partnered with CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative. We are also a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance. Senior business people regularly present guest lectures, giving you real-world context and opportunities to network with people in your field. Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries, including the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, the Berlin School of Economics and France's BEM Management School. English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in... [-]

Master of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

Campus Full time March 2018 Australia Melbourne

This is a unique laboratory-based course that aims to equip you with the skills youll need to succeed in the rapidly developing field of biotechnology. The curriculum covers key elements of biotechnology and the manipulation of molecular biological data. [+]

Biotechnology is becoming increasingly central to a variety of industries, including medicine, diagnostics, agriculture, environmental protection, food technology and renewable resources technology. Bioinformatics is an exciting area of science, focusing on the interface of molecular biology and information technology. It uses the power of computing to tackle biological and medical problems. This is a unique laboratory-based course that aims to equip you with the skills youll need to succeed in the rapidly developing field of biotechnology. The curriculum covers key elements of biotechnology and the manipulation of molecular biological data. The course has a strong research focus and offers you the opportunity to work in a specifically designed laboratory, take part in industry visits and participate in mutlitple weekly practicals. English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score... [-]

Master of Business Analytics / Master of Sports Analytics

Campus Full time Part time 18 - 24  January 2018 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

In an increasingly digital world, organisations across the globe collect huge volumes of data. Businesses that can make sense of this information will have a competitive edge. [+]

Choose Master of Business Analytics at La Trobe

In an increasingly digital world, organisations across the globe collect huge volumes of data. Businesses that can make sense of this information will have a competitive edge. The Master of Business analytics is a specialised degree that gives you the skills and knowledge to understand this flow of data and provide businesses with the insights they need to succeed.

In a course designed through a collaboration of academics, industry practitioners and technology vendors for industry, you'll gain the specialist skills and knowledge you need to have a competitive professional advantage.

You'll learn the role of data in decision-making, problem-solving and organisational change. You will gain practical skills in business, statistics and computer science, as well as developing personal skills such as communication and critical thinking.... [-]


Master of Business Information Management and Systems

Campus Full time March 2018 Australia Melbourne

The Master of Business Information Management and Systems is designed to provide you with an understanding of business information systems tools and concepts as they are applied to diverse business environments. [+]

Are you looking for a career as a business analyst or ICT manager? The Master of Business Information Management and Systems is designed to provide you with an understanding of business information systems tools and concepts as they are applied to diverse business environments. You'll learn information system tools in areas like information management, enterprise resource planning, business intelligence, project management and business planning. You'll be trained in system analysis and design methods for business information systems from the perspective of business process improvements. You'll work on team-based real world business intelligence projects. In the process you'll gain skills in analysis, information and data analysis, ICT problem solving, and system development skills. You must complete 16 compulsory subjects (240 credit points). English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test... [-]

Master of Chemical Sciences

Campus Full time March 2018 Australia Melbourne

If you're a chemistry graduate, this course will provide you with additional or advanced training in specialised areas of chemical science, such as analytical chemistry, computational chemistry, medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and instrumental methods. [+]

If you're a chemistry graduate, this course will provide you with additional or advanced training in specialised areas of chemical science, such as analytical chemistry, computational chemistry, medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and instrumental methods. English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher. Or approved international equivalent. Academic entry requirements An Australian Bachelor's degree in chemistry, or a degree with a substantial chemistry content equivalent to second or third-year chemistry, or... [-]

Master of Cybersecurity (Law, Business Ops & IT)

Campus Full time Part time January 2018 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

Our cybersecurity degrees have been created by industry, for industry, and will prepare you to combat large-scale illegal activity and its increasing levels of sophistication. La Trobe is a member of the Victorian Oceania Cyber Security Centre (OCSC), a hub for cybersecurity activities funded by the Victorian Government. [+]

Choose Master of Cybersecurity at La Trobe

Cybercrime is a widespread threat and a mainstream concern that can only be combated by highly skilled specialists – but they’re currently in short supply. 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.

Our cybersecurity degrees have been created by industry, for industry, and will prepare you to combat large-scale illegal activity and its increasing levels of sophistication. La Trobe is a member of the Victorian Oceania Cyber Security Centre (OCSC), a hub for cybersecurity activities funded by the Victorian Government.... [-]


Master of Data Science

Campus Full time Part time January 2018 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

La Trobe’s Master of Data Science is designed to give graduates a competitive edge through up-to-the-minute theoretical content, real-world practical experiences, and networking opportunities with industry leaders. [+]

Choose Master of Data Science at La Trobe

Data scientists are in short supply but in demand by many industries. Rapid technological advances have created large volumes of complex data, and companies are seeking experts who can use this data to their advantage. Companies are competing fiercely for experts who can find ways to manage higher volumes of data and solve increasingly complex challenges.

La Trobe’s Master of Data Science is designed to give graduates a competitive edge through up-to-the-minute theoretical content, real-world practical experiences, and networking opportunities with industry leaders.

La Trobe ranks ‘above world standard’ for mathematical sciences and pure mathematics research and ‘well above world standard’ for statistics research in the 2015 ERA Australian Research Council rankings. You'll learn from academics who are at the forefront of the Big Data field. Students are taught the latest data science tools such as Apache Spark and Hadoop.... [-]


Master of Engineering Management

Campus Full time Part time 18 - 24  January 2018 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

Equip yourself with the tools you’ll need to become a leader in the engineering industry, managing projects across the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors. [+]

Choose Master of Engineering Management at La Trobe

Equip yourself with the tools you’ll need to become a leader in the engineering industry, managing projects across the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors.

La Trobe University’s flexible degree will help you build your technical proficiency in electronics, telecommunications, or computer engineering and develop skills to manage innovation within your organisation.

You'll study the foundations of good management through accounting, finance and marketing subjects, and then go on to more detailed engineering and business subjects. You’ll also have the opportunity to complete an independent design project to give you practical experience and deeper knowledge.... [-]


Master of Financial Analysis

Campus Full time March 2018 Australia Melbourne

Our two-year Master of Financial Analysis is built on knowledge and skills proven to be relevant in the finance industry. It explores both theory and practice to prepare you for a career in the financial sector. [+]

Our two-year Master of Financial Analysis is built on knowledge and skills proven to be relevant in the finance industry. It explores both theory and practice to prepare you for a career in the financial sector. You'll graduate ready to work in investment, banking and finance with a strong grounding in economics, accounting, management and quantitative methodology. The course focuses on security valuation and portfolio management. The curriculum is built around the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute's Candidate Body of Knowledge", and prepares you to sit for the CFA exam. There are opportunities to study overseas with our student exchange program. Partner universities include the Copenhagen Business School, the BEM Management School in France and the Berlin School of Economics. Combine this degree with others, such as the Master of Professional Accounting, Master of International Business or an Islamic banking and finance course to expand your employment options, both in Australia and overseas.... [-]


Master of Information and Communication Technology

Campus Full time 18 - 24  September 2018 Australia Melbourne

The global shortage of skilled ICT professionals means you'll be sought-after on a global scale for a diverse range of roles across multiple sectors. [+]

Choose Information and Communication Technology at La Trobe Get advanced skills and knowledge to launch a global career in ICT. Develop high-level skills through practical industry, IT and software projects. Learn about project management, system design, testing and documentation as you go. Follow your interests with our huge range of computer science, electronic engineering and networking electives. Learn at your own pace with options for acceleration and advanced standing. Study overseas with one of our partner universities. Career outcomes The global shortage of skilled ICT professionals means you'll be sought-after on a global scale for a diverse range of roles across multiple sectors. This course equips you for management, research and development roles in: systems and security engineering software and hardware network design, management and engineering data communications telecommunications application protocol wireless networks and more. It also prepares you for roles as a: systems analyst information technology consultant information systems administrator software and applications trainer systems engineer security engineer and more. What you'll learn How to: develop solutions to real problems in team and individual environments manage communication between upper management and technology specialists deal with social and ethical issues like computer hacking, software piracy and security breaches implement technical programs including e-commerce, data systems and mobile applications develop software, websites and IT systems. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, in computer science, information technology, computer engineering, electronic engineering or communication/telecommunication engineering with a credit average or higher. International students need an overall academic IELTS (or equivalent) score... [-]

Master of Information Technology

Campus Full time January 2018 Australia Melbourne

Our Master of Information Technology is designed for students without a background in IT. You'll build on your existing qualification, from any area, and develop the technical skills for a career in the IT sector. [+]

Our Master of Information Technology is designed for students without a background in IT. You'll build on your existing qualification, from any area, and develop the technical skills for a career in the IT sector. You'll study computing fundamentals such as database systems, computer networks and programming before moving onto more advanced studies in software engineering, intelligent systems, internet computing and web-based and e-commerce computer networks. The course is focused on technical proficiency and will provide you with the skills to build and manage computer systems, including knowledge of Java for programming, algorithms and data structures, the fundamentals of system design engineering and fundamental IT-related mathematics. A team project in software engineering is part of the course, and you have the option of completing a minor thesis if you wish to go on to a PhD. Our partnerships with universities around the world will give you an opportunity to study overseas. When you graduate, you'll be eligible for professional membership of the Australian Computer Society. English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit... [-]

Master of International Business

Campus Full time March 2018 Australia Melbourne

Whether coming fresh from an undergraduate degree or coming back to study from the workforce, this two-year Master's will help you move into the international arena. [+]

Global markets are of increasing importance in all spheres of business. A Master of International Business builds your understanding of international business and the global economy, as well as the role of managers in this context. Graduates will be ready for roles in organisations with a global outlook, including joint ventures, import and export companies, and other companies engaged in international trade. Whether coming fresh from an undergraduate degree or coming back to study from the workforce, this two-year Master's will help you move into the international arena. Opportunities to study overseas while studying include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries. English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson... [-]

Master of Professional Accounting

Campus Full time March 2018 Australia Melbourne

The two-year Master of Professional Accounting is suitable if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major. This degree helps you develop your understanding of accounting, economics, management and related areas. [+]

The two-year Master of Professional Accounting is suitable if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major. This degree helps you develop your understanding of accounting, economics, management and related areas. It is a suitable course for people interested in changing their career paths or broadening the options in their existing field in, for example, engineering, medicine, science or the arts. We are partnered with CPA, ICAA and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative and is a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships, education and research commitments ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance. Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries, including the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, the Berlin School of Economics or France's BEM Management School. You'll be eligible for membership to professional bodies like CPA Australia, Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA), Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and London's Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). This 12-month program offers extended practical skills and training, with networking opportunities and includes an internship. The professional year can be done overseas. English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for... [-]

Master of Telecommunications and Network Engineering

Campus Full time March 2018 Australia Melbourne

Rapid changes in computer, internet, multimedia and communication technologies have created many challenges in the field of telecommunications engineering. We will equip you with the necessary skills, knowledge and practical experience you need to excel in this demanding industry. [+]

Rapid changes in computer, internet, multimedia and communication technologies have created many challenges in the field of telecommunications engineering. We will equip you with the necessary skills, knowledge and practical experience you need to excel in this demanding industry. This course focuses on all aspects of telecommunication engineering, from highlevel specifications of telecommunications systems, through to the realisation of communication circuits. Core subjects areas include: broadband digital communications, personal mobile communications, antennas and propagation, plus current experimental practice in electronics and telecommunications projects. You will also have a wide range of advanced telecommunications electives to choose from. You can choose to combine your studies with a Master of Business Administration. English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score... [-]

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Plenty Road, Bundoora,

Melbourne, Victoria, 3086 AU
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Mildura, Victoria, 3502 AU
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Sydney, New South Wales, NSW 2000 AU