La Trobe University

La Trobe University, Melbourne

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  • #316 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 18,924Total Students
  • 995Faculty
  • 9,456Int'l Students

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At La Trobe University, we have a proud record of globally recognised excellence in many research fields. We foster an aspirational and ambitious culture. Our researchers are astute, ethical and engaged with their communities.

We cultivate industry-relevant research that addresses the growing challenges of our time, and we’re committed to research that helps solve global problems and improves the welfare of human societies. All of our broad research topics are rated at, above or well above world standard (Excellence in Research for Australia report 2018).

We place special emphasis on our five Research Focus Areas:

  • building healthy communities
  • securing food, water and the environment
  • sport, exercise and rehabilitation
  • transforming human societies, and
  • understanding disease.


Our campuses feature world-class facilities and a strong support network dedicated to helping students succeed at every stage of their research careers. Our Research Education and Development program assists La Trobe graduate researchers and academic staff in developing skills to support their research and professional goals.

We facilitate an ecosystem of researchers, entrepreneurs and industry partners to drive economic transformation in communities. Our students benefit from strong connections to industry, learning and training in the workplace well before they graduate.

We engage deeply with the end users of our research to ensure relevant, connected and practical outcomes.


Interested? Learn more about postgraduate studies at La Trobe.





About

At La Trobe University, we have a proud record of globally recognised excellence in many research fields. We foster an aspirational and ambitious culture. Our researchers are astute, ethical and engaged with their communities.

We cultivate industry-relevant research that addresses the growing challenges of our time, and we’re committed to research that helps solve global problems and improves the welfare of human societies. All of our broad research topics are rated at, above or well above world standard (Excellence in Research for Australia report 2018).

We place special emphasis on our five Research Focus Areas:

  • building healthy communities
  • securing food, water and the environment
  • sport, exercise and rehabilitation
  • transforming human societies, and
  • understanding disease.


Our campuses feature world-class facilities and a strong support network dedicated to helping students succeed at every stage of their research careers. Our Research Education and Development program assists La Trobe graduate researchers and academic staff in developing skills to support their research and professional goals.

We facilitate an ecosystem of researchers, entrepreneurs and industry partners to drive economic transformation in communities. Our students benefit from strong connections to industry, learning and training in the workplace well before they graduate.

We engage deeply with the end users of our research to ensure relevant, connected and practical outcomes.


Interested? Learn more about postgraduate studies at La Trobe.





Available programs

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #375
  • 2014
    #=390
  • 2015
    #401-410
  • 2016
    #=394
  • 2017
    #=386
  • 2018
    #360
  • 2019
    #=397
  • 2020
    #=400
  • 2021
    #=398
  • 2022
    #=362
  • 2023
    #316

Ranking criteria

33.9
Overall
20.8
Academic Reputation
20.9
Employer Reputation
6.4
Faculty Student Ratio
61.9
Citations per Faculty
94.5
International Faculty Ratio
99.4
International Students Ratio
81.1
International Research Network
11.4
Employment Outcomes

Student & Staff

Total students
18,924

20%
80%

International students
9,456

41%
59%

Total faculty staff
995

386
609

Total students
18,924

20%
80%

International students
9,456

41%
59%

Total faculty staff
995

609
386
2022
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Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.

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