La Trobe offers you the complete Australian experience through immersion into campus life and Australian culture. On the Bundoora campus, just thirty minutes from the city of Melbourne is set in the charming, green metropolitan, giving you the best of both worlds. If you thrive in the city, the Melbourne campus is for you. Located in what was recently voted as the World’s Most Liveable City is Australia’s hub for arts, culture, entertainment and shopping. You can’t go wrong when your just minutes from swimming or surfing at St. Kilda beach.

Course Description

At La Trobe, you’ll join a diverse and welcoming community of more than 3,200 staff and over 34,000 students. As an ISEP student, you can build your own program by choosing your courses from a variety of fields. Opportunities for field excursions make La Trobe a top choice for students interested in the biological sciences, archaeology or Australian studies. 

This site operates on the Southern Hemisphere calendar. Be sure to search for courses using the correct semester parameters: Southern Hemisphere SM1 is February to June; Southern Hemisphere SM2 is July to November.

The La Trobe Study Abroad Program is very flexible and available in both undergraduate and postgraduate level for study abroad. You can take all your units (subjects) within your major or several across different faculties. However, when looking up units at Subject/Unit Search, there will be a section stating: "Available to Study Abroad students." Be sure it states "Y", which designates that the unit can be undertaken by a study abroad student.

 

Website for Course Availability

Academics

Undergraduate
(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Agriculture:

    Agronomy and Crop Science Animal Sciences Soil Sciences

  • Architecture

    Urban Planning

  • Area Studies:

    Area Studies, Other Asian Studies Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other European Studies Latin American Studies Multicultural and Diversity Studies

  • Biology: Recommended!

    Anatomy Animal Physiology Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology Botany/Plant Biology Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Genetics Marine Sciences Microbiology and Immunology Physiology Plant Physiology Wildlife Biology Zoology/Animal Biology

  • Business:

    Accounting Auditing Business Communications Business Management Business Statistics Economics Entrepreneurship Finance Human Resources Management International Business/Trade/Commerce Labor and Industrial Relations Management Information Systems Marketing Organizational Behavior Studies Organizational Leadership

  • Communication: Recommended!

    Advertising Digital Communication and Media Journalism Mass Communication/Media Studies Photojournalism Public Relations Radio and Television

  • Computer and Information Sciences:

    Artificial Intelligence Computer Applications Programming Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

  • Education:

    Curriculum and Instruction Early Childhood Education Educational/Instructional Technology Elementary Education Health Teacher Education Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Secondary Education

  • Engineering:

    Civil Engineering Electrical and Electronics Engineering Environmental Engineering Systems Engineering

  • English Language and Literature:

    American Literature (United States) English Literature (British and Commonwealth) General Literature Professional/Technical Writing Rhetoric and Composition Writing

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures:

    Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature Chinese Language and Literature Comparative Literature French Language and Literature Hindi Language and Literature Indonesian/Malay Languages and Literatures Italian Language and Literature Japanese Language and Literature Latin Language and Literature Linguistics Modern Greek Language and Literature Sign Language Interpretation and Translation Spanish Language and Literature Thai Language and Literature

  • Health Sciences: Recommended!

    Community Health Services/Counseling Dietetics Health and Wellness Public Health Veterinary Sciences Veterinary Technology

  • History:

    Asian History European History History, Other Holocaust and Related Studies

  • Hospitality and Tourism:

    Event Planning Hospitality Management Hotel and Restaurant Management Tourism Management

  • Human Services:

    Community Organization and Advocacy Social Work

  • International/Global Studies:

    International Relations and Affairs Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

  • Language and Culture

  • Law/Criminal Justice:

    Business Law Criminology Forensic Science and Technology International Business, Trade, and Tax Law International Law Legal Studies

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Humanities

  • Mathematics

    Statistics

  • Natural Resources/Conservation:

    Environmental Science Sustainability Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies:

    Ethics Philosophy

  • Physical Sciences:

    Chemistry Geology/Earth Science Physics

  • Psychology:

    Clinical Psychology Counseling Psychology Developmental and Child Psychology Dispute Resolution

  • Social Sciences:

    Anthropology Cartography/GIS Family and Consumer Sciences Geography Human Development and Family Studies Political Science and Government Sociology Urban Studies

  • Sports Studies:

    Kinesiology and Exercise Science Sport and Fitness Management Sports Studies

  • Visual and Performing Arts:

    Art Studies Drama and Theatre Arts Photography Playwriting and Screenwriting

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 64
  • TOEFL Writing Score: 21
  • TOEFL Reading Score: 13
  • TOEFL Listening Score: 12
  • TOEFL Speaking Score: 18
  • IELTS Score: 6
  • IELTS Writing Score: 6
  • IELTS Reading Score: 6
  • IELTS Listening Score: 6
  • IELTS Speaking Score: 6
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS for the following universities: American University of Sharjah

Special Application Instructions

Students applying to LTU should list eight to nine classes on their ISEP application in order to avoid any delays in application processing.

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

Graduate
(in English)

Fields of Study

  • Architecture

    Urban Planning

  • Area Studies:

    Asian Studies European Studies

  • Biology: Recommended!

    Anatomy Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology Biometry/Biometrics Biophysics Physiology Toxicology

  • Business:

    Accounting Auditing Business Communications Business Management Business Statistics Economics Finance Human Resources Management International Business/Trade/Commerce Management Information Systems Marketing Organizational Behavior Studies Organizational Leadership

  • Communication:

    Digital Communication and Media Intercultural Communication Journalism Mass Communication/Media Studies Public Relations Radio and Television

  • Computer and Information Sciences:

    Computer Applications Programming Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Informatics Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation

  • Education:

    Adult and Continuing Education Curriculum and Instruction Educational Leadership and Administration Elementary Education Secondary Education Special Education Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language

  • Engineering:

    Computer Engineering Electrical and Electronics Engineering

  • English Language and Literature

    Writing

  • Health Sciences: Recommended!

    Art Therapy Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Dietetics Gerontology Health and Wellness Marriage and Family Health Services/Counseling Medical Records Administration Nursing Midwifery Nursing Science Occupational Therapy Orthoptics Podiatry Public Health Rehabilitation Science

  • Human Services:

    Public Administration Social Work

  • International/Global Studies: Recommended!

    International Relations and Affairs Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

  • Law/Criminal Justice:

    Business Law International Business, Trade, and Tax Law International Law

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Humanities

  • Mathematics

    Statistics

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Ethics

  • Physical Sciences: Recommended!

    Chemistry Physics Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

  • Psychology:

    Clinical Psychology Counseling Psychology

  • Social Sciences:

    Human Development and Family Studies Political Science and Government Urban Studies

  • Sports Studies

    Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 79
  • TOEFL Writing Score: 21
  • TOEFL Reading Score: 13
  • TOEFL Listening Score: 12
  • TOEFL Speaking Score: 18
  • IELTS Score: 6.5
  • IELTS Writing Score: 6
  • IELTS Reading Score: 6
  • IELTS Listening Score: 6
  • IELTS Speaking Score: 6
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS for the following universities: American University of Sharjah

Special Application Instructions

Students applying to LTU should list eight to nine classes on their ISEP application in order to avoid any delays in application processing.

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

Other Academic Conditions

Remember that LTU follows the Southern Hemisphere calendar. Students wishing to study for a full year in the Southern Hemisphere should consider starting their program at the beginning of the academic year in February. Some institutions offer annual rather than semester courses.

Students with a GPA below 2.75 may apply for La Trobe on a case-by-case basis, but please speak with your Student Advisor or Engagement Officer before applying.

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