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La Trobe University - Australia

Melbourne Campus,Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive,LA TROBE UNIVERSITY,Victoria,Australia,3086


Year Of Estabishment

1964

Staff

1,500 (approx)

Acceptance Crireria

Profile Dependent

Accomodation

Yes

College Address

Plenty Road & Kingsbury Drive, Melbourne VIC 3086, Australia

College website

http://www.latrobe.edu.au/

College Contact

+61 1300 528 762
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Public

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Yes

No.of students
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36,000 (approx)

Intake
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Aug/Sep

Overview

Overview

La Trobe University was established in year 1964 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. La Trobe University is a public research-intensive university which runs on the motto ?Whoever seeks shall find?.

La Trobe University was ranked by QS World on #401-410 and Times Higher Education ranks the university at #375 in year 2014. La Trobe University ranked on #142 out of 200 universities in Australia and was positioned on #33 out of 40 universities world outside Europe and North America in year 2004. As manifested by The Times Higher Education La Trobe University is considered to be the best in providing Arts and Humanities. For its discipline in seven subjects: Medicine, Arts & Humanities, Science, Engineering, Business & Economics, Education and Law La Trobe University?s subjects were ranked by Melbourne Institute in year 2006.  

The chancellor of La Trobe University is Adrienne Clarke and vice-chancellor is John Dewar. La Trobe University is nicknamed ?Trobian? & ?Old Charlie?, this university is affiliated to Universities of Australia, International Network of Universities, Association of Commonwealth universities and Innovative Research Universities Australia.

Campus

La Trobe University main campus is located at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia which is expanded over 267-hectares homes University?s most courses except pharmacy, education and dentistry. La Trobe University has over six more campuses.

Bendigo which was rooted in year 1991 has successfully completed its 118 years of education in regional centre, expanded over 33-hectares homes a library and recreational centres. La Trobe University has two of its campuses at Melbourne housing Australian Research Centres in Child Health Research, Sex and Health & Society. Campus at Albury-Wodonga which is expanded over 26-hectares is a home for health sciences, business, biology, education and many other courses. Mildura Campus, Shepparton campus, Bouverie Centre and Beechworh are the other campuses of La Trobe University. University has further planning to expand more.

Schools

La Trobe University has various schools:

  • School of Allied Health
  • School of Cancer Medicine
  • School of Engineering and Mathematical Science
  • School of Life Sciences
  • School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • School of Psychology and Public Health
  • School of Rural Health 

 Departments

 La Trobe University has a wide range of departments:

  • Architecture
  • Art & Design
  • Bio Sciences & Biotechnology
  • Business Management
  • Computer Graphics & Animation
  • Computer Science & Information Technology
  • Economics & Commerce (B Com/H)
  • Education & Teaching
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality, Tourism & Events
  • Humanities
  • Journalism, Media, PR & Communication
  • Law
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Sports

Teaching Standards

La Trobe University approximately has over 1,463 academic staff members currently providing education to the students. La Trobe University?s primary motive is to focus on academic integration. University?s various courses like Arts, Social Science and Commerce ranks among the top 200 universities according to QS World University Rankings.

Courses

La Trobe University provides undergraduate and postgraduate programs in two of its colleges Arts, Social Science and Commerce & Science, Health And Engineering. University also features one of the strongest MBA program ranked amongst the top 200 Business School by QS World in year 2010.

Student Facilities

La Trobe University has its own student union which is one of the most politically active student bodies in Australia. La Trobe University also publishes a student magazine named ?Rabelais? which is by the students for the students. La Trobe University has one of the strongest competitors in athletics, it is one of 36 Universities of Australia to take part in Elite Athlete Friendly University Network. La Trobe University art and culture department has one of the largest art collections.

Accommodation

La Trobe University has halls of residence for undergraduate and graduate students located at its Melbourne campus:

  • Chisholm College (undergraduate)
  • Glenn College (undergraduate)
  • Menzies College (undergraduate)
  • The University lodge (postgraduate and mature-age)
  • Graduate house (graduate and mature-age)

Notable Alumni

La Trobe University has various notable alumni:

  • Nick Bisley ? Professor of politics and international relations who frequently contributes to the media and public debates.
  • Judith Brett ? Prominent academic in the field of politics and author of several books on Australian politics.
  • David Tacey - literature academic
  • David Frankel ? archaeologist, known for work on sites in Cyprus
  • John Flaus ? film academic and actor
  • Peter Cochrane historian and author
  • Fran Kelly ? Journalist, ABC Presenter

Scholarship

La Trobe University offers academic based scholarships to undergraduates and graduates. La Trobe University provides over 34 various programs of scholarships. Students who find themselves eligible for the scholarship can follow university criteria. 

Courses Offered

Bachelor of Information Technology

Bachelors | Full Time (3 years)

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February,July

Master of Orthoptics

Masters | Full Time (2 years)

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February

PhD - Doctor of Philosophy (Humanities and Social Sciences) - Greek Studies

Masters | Full Time (4 years)

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February,July

PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry and molecular biology

Masters | Full Time (4 years)

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February,July

Master of Applied Linguistics

Masters | Full Time (2 years)

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February,July

Diploma of Arts

Full Time (1 year)

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Intake:
February
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