La Trobe Melbourne @ a glance


La Trobe Melbourne* is an alternative entry option to La Trobe University, one of Australia's leading universities. Operated by Navitas, a global leader in the provision of education programs and services, La Trobe Melbourne provides a complete university experience within a personal and supportive environment and a fast-track pathway to an extensive range of degree options.

La Trobe Melbourne offers a range of Diploma courses, which are equivalent to La Trobe University's first year bachelor degree. Upon successful completion, students enter second year of their Bachelor Degree, choosing a degree from the university's five faculties. La Trobe Melbourne also offers Foundation courses, which allow students to access the first year of a Bachelor Degree, and English Language Studies for international students who need English instruction.

If you have a goal to achieve an internationally-recognised Bachelor Degree, the La Trobe Melbourne pathway to La Trobe University ensures students receive extensive academic and personal support so they can be successful in their university studies and make that goal a reality. Programs include:

Diploma Programs

  • Diploma of Bioscience (CRICOS Code 077119D)
  • Diploma of Business (CRICOS Code 076108D)
  • Diploma of Health Sciences (CRICOS Code 077120M)
  • Diploma of Information Technology (CRICOS Code 076109C)
  • Diploma of Mass Media and Communications (CRICOS Code 077121K)
  • Advanced IELTS Preparation Program (CRICOS Code 079023G)

Foundation Programs

  • Foundation Studies (017041G)

English Language Programs

  • General English Program (CRICOS Code 079163F)
  • English for Further Studies (CRICS Code 079164E)


  1. Fast-track degree pathway into one of Australia's best universities
  2. Intensive, 3 intakes each year with extensive academic and personal support
  3. Small class sizes mean you get more personal attention from lecturers
  4. Programs are moderated and assessed by the University Faculty
  5. 36 years experience teaching English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students
  6. A rich university experience studying with Australian and International Students


La Trobe University Melbourne Campus


Start in: February, June, October


Over 1000 International and Australian students


*Navitas Bundoora Pty Ltd (trading as La Trobe Melbourne) as a registered Higher Education Provider in its own right delivers the above-listed programs to Australian students and to international students on behalf of La Trobe University.

Why study at La Trobe Melbourne?

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Welcome to La Trobe Melbourne!

Welcome to La Trobe Melbourne, the pathway college of La Trobe University. I am delighted you are considering a future with us.

La Trobe Melbourne offers English language programs and alternative academic pathways to La Trobe University undergraduate programs. The college has been part of the University's main campus in Melbourne since 1974, and we are proud to offer one of the most diverse international student populations in Australia.

The college is located at the picturesque La Trobe University Melbourne Campus in Melbourne and offers a supportive learning environment with small class sizes designed to enhance the success rate of our students. English programs include: General English, English for Further Studies (Academic English) and Advanced IELTS Preparation Program.

Here at La Trobe Melbourne, we provide the latest learning and teaching technologies, a fully resourced Independent Learning Centre, Lounge and Café, as well as cultural events and activities. All La Trobe Melbourne students are welcome to access a full range of University facilities, including library, computer/study halls, sports centre, clubs and associations, and more.

I look forward to welcoming you to the college community and encourage you to make La Trobe Melbourne the first step in achieving your goals.

Tony Cranshaw
College Director
La Trobe Melbourne

How To Find Us


La Trobe Melbourne is located on campus at La Trobe University's Melbourne Campus.

If you're in Melbourne why not make an appointment to come in and see us? La Trobe Melbourne staff are very friendly and would be delighted to give you a campus tour and discuss your study opportunities.

Location Address:

Level 3
Sylvia Walton Building
La Trobe University
Bundoora, Victoria

Telephone: (613) 9479 2417

Facsimile: (613) 9479 3676


For Information on how to reach La Trobe Melbourne by public transport please go to "How far is La Trobe Melbourne from the CBD and how can I get there by public transport?" section on the FAQs page.


Who will I study with?

Joshua Guy

What are you studying at La Trobe Melbourne?

Diploma of Bioscience

Favourite thing about La Trobe Melbourne?

The multicultural environment

Who will teach me?

Bert Jackson

What do you teach?

Economics and Microeconomics

What do you like most about it?

It is involved with the real world