About La Trobe Melbourne

La Trobe Melbourne* provides a pathway to an extensive range of degree options La Trobe University, one of Australia's leading universities. Our students get the complete university experience in a personal and supportive environment.

We offer a range of foundation and diploma courses which are equivalent to La Trobe University's first year bachelor degree. Upon successful completion of a diploma, you will enter the second year of a bachelor degree.

La Trobe Melbourne also offer English language programs and foundation studies for international students.

*La Trobe Melbourne is part of the Navitas network.


  • Fast-track degree pathway into one of Australia's best universities
  • Intensive, three intakes each year with extensive academic and personal support
  • Small class sizes mean you get more personal attention from lecturers
  • Programs are moderated and assessed by the university faculty
  • 40 years of experience teaching English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS)
  • A rich university experience studying with Australian and International Students


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 Media and Communications (CRICOS Code 077121K)
  • Diploma of Engineering (CRICOS 088419A)

Foundation programs

  • Foundation Studies (017041G)

English language programs

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


La Trobe University Melbourne Campus


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Over 1000 International and Australian students


Achieve an internationally-recognised bachelor degree via a La Trobe Melbourne pathway to La Trobe University, and experience the academic and personal support so you can be successful in your university studies.

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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 and English for Further Studies (Academic English).

Here at La Trobe Melbourne, we provide learning and teaching technologies, a fully resourced Independent Learning Centre, 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

La Trobe Melbourne at La Trobe University's Bundoora campus

La Trobe University, Sylvia Walton Building
Bundoora VIC 3086

Telephone: +61 (0)3 9479 2417
Facsimile: +61 (0)3 9479 3676