Business

BusinessWhy study Business?

Our world-class business and management education is academically rigorous, professionally relevant and recognised overseas. Choose an MBA or a specialist qualification in accounting, corporate responsibility or international business. Many of our degrees can be taken as double master programs combining business with a second specialisation. We offer postgraduate programs for business and non-business graduates. Many of our courses are accredited by professional bodies such as the ACS, CPA, EFMD, ICCA and FINSIA.

As a La Trobe graduate you may be eligible for our 10% Alumni Advantage when you apply for a full-fee postgraduate coursework program.

EPAS Accreditation

epas thumbOur MBA is the first MBA program in Australia to be awarded EPAS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development.This world-class recognition from one of the leading global accreditation bodies in the field of business and management offers an assurance of quality and excellence.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities depend on your area of study and level of specialisation. Further information and support is available from course coordinators.

Courses

Local students

2016 - apply now

Graduate Certificate in Financial Risk Management

Duration :
0.5 years full-time, or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
Lecturers and practitioners help you develop the knowledge, skills and analytical thinking suitable for a career focused on risk management in the investment, banking or finance areas. You will focus specifically on the specialisation of the measurement and management of market, credit, operational and portfolio risk.

You can gain credit towards a Master of Financial Analysis (Financial Risk Management), which is designed as a pathway to the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) charter. This has become known as the designation of professional excellence within the global risk management industry.

The course requires the completion of four, 15 credit point subjects and is designed to be completed in 12 months of part-time study for local students only.
Prerequisite
A La Trobe University three-year Bachelor's degree or approved equivalent undergraduate or postgraduate degree, with a grade average above 60 per cent in the final year.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $25,430 per 120 credit points.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2016.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
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See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Financial Risk ManagementMelbourne

Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics

Duration :
1 year full-time or part-time equivalent.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
City
Year
2016
About this course
The Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics is a specialised degree that aims to give you the skills to solve the problems of modern businesses. This multi-disciplinary course draws upon knowledge and skills in business, statistics, computer science, and soft personal skills such as communication and critical thinking. The course covers foundation and advanced business analytics by using state-of-the-art tools to showcase the practical application of knowledge and skills. It also has a strong industry presence to ensure that you're kept up-to-date with the latest developments in this field.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in a cognate discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $25,430 per 120 credit points.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2016.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
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See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Business Analytics (Graduate Diploma)City

Graduate Diploma in Information Technology

Duration :
1 year full-time or up to 5 years part-time.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (February and July)
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
This course aims to provide a general professional qualification in information technology (IT) to graduates with a grounding in the discipline who seek to broaden or deepen their knowledge of using computers. Core subjects provide a foundation in information systems, software development and computer networking.
Professional recognition
The course is accredited for associate level membership of the Australian Computer Society.
Prerequisite
Australian Bachelor's degree in a discipline other than computer science, or approved international equivalent. You may also be considered if you have other tertiary qualifications, provided that you have relevant work experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $25,720 per 120 credit points.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2016.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
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- call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Information Technology (Graduate Diploma)Melbourne

Master of Biotechnology Management

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
Semester 2 (July)
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
This two-year course gives you the competencies required to thrive in the rapidly developing biotechnology industry. It provides a unique combination of studies, allowing you to acquire advanced skills in biotechnology, while attaining sound business/management foundations.

The course aims to leverage advanced training in biotechnology against a business and management setting. You'll have the opportunity to forge a career path in biotechnology industry leadership, and apply scientific foundations to a business and management environment.
Prerequisite
A three-year Australian Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Science, Bioscience, Biotechnology, Pharmacy or a related field.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $25,720 per 120 credit points.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2016.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
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- call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
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Master of Business Administration

Duration :
1.5 year full-time or 4 years part-time.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
City
Albury-Wodonga
Bendigo
Mildura
Shepparton
Year
2016
About this course
The La Trobe MBA is about more than just taking the next step in your career. By studying with us, you'll consider issues like responsibilities to co-workers and the community, and graduate as a leader who can develop and sustain a competitive advantage for your organisation.

You'll participate in real business scenarios, participate in a boardroom simulation, and create your own e-portfolio as part of your studies. Responsible management is a key theme across your subjects, underpinned by the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

Flexible study modes including weekend and evening classes mean you'll be able to complete this course alongside your other commitments. You can choose from full-time or part-time options.

The La Trobe MBA has been ranked 14th in the Asia Pacific - QS TopMBA Global 200 Business Schools Report 2014/2015 - equivalent to fourth in Australia. It has been consistently ranked second in Melbourne and Victoria (QS and the AFR BOSS rankings). It is one of only 3 universities in Australia with the prestigious European Foundation for Management Development's EPAS accreditation.
Professional recognition
The La Trobe MBA holds current EPAS Accreditation, awarded by the European Foundation for Management Development.
Prerequisite
Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60%) average in the final year and three years' relevant managerial experience. Applicants with more than eight years' relevant managerial experience but without an undergraduate degree may be considered for professional entry.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $33,250 per 120 credit points (MBA indicative total tuition fee: $49,875)
Costs
Students must pay all costs related to international study tours, including travel, meals and accommodation. Costs vary depending on location (all accepted students are eligible to apply for travel grants).
How to apply
Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2016.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
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See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Business Administration (Master)Melbourne

Master of Business Administration (Advanced)

Duration :
2 years full-time and 4 years part-time
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
Albury-Wodonga
Bendigo
City
Mildura
Online
Shepparton
Year
2016
About this course
This course offers an extended MBA program. The program comprises 16 subjects and provides you with cutting-edge general management and business education, with a focus on the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and its Personal and Professional Skills Development (PPSD) platform. The program builds on a long tradition of flexible delivery with two intakes per year, different delivery modes to suit different student needs (standard and flexible options) and teaching times in the evening, weekends, and block modes. Students will have the opportunity to study overseas, undertake an internship, or select a research pathway.
Professional recognition
Graduates can apply for membership to associations such as the Graduate Management Association of Australia and the Australian Institute of Management.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $33,250 per 120 credit points.
Selection
Australian Bachelor's degree or approved international equivalent, with a minimum of three years relevant managerial experience. If you have more than eight years of relevant managerial experience but do not have an undergraduate degree, you may still be considered for professional entry.
How to apply
Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2016.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
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NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Business Administration (Advanced) (Master)City

Master of Business Administration/Master of Health Administration

Duration :
2.5 years full-time
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
City
Franklin Street
Year
2016
About this course
This course is a comprehensive study package for professionals in health service settings who want to expand their career pathway into senior management roles in public or private organisations. It also provides an entry into the health sector for managers working in non-healthcare settings.
Professional recognition
The MHA is accredited by the Australian College of Health Service Executives. It is also accredited by the Royal Australian College of Medical Administrators. The MBA is an internationally recognised professional qualification in business.
Prerequisite
Applicants are required to have completed an undergraduate Bachelor's degree in a health-related field, and have a minimum of two years relevant management experience in the health sector.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $28,190 per 120 credit points.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2016. You also need to submit a supplementary form [PDF 673KB] with your application.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
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- book a one-on-one consultation
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Business Administration/Health AdministrationFranklin Street

Master of Business Administration (Online)

Duration :
You can complete the La Trobe MBA in as little as 12 months.
Semester starts :
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Campus:
Online
Year
2016
About this course
The La Trobe MBA is highly rated both in Australia and internationally. It is consistently awarded the highest possible rating of 5 stars by the Graduate Management Association of Australia, and it was also recently ranked in the top 20 MBA programs globally in the Global Green ranking of MBAs with a focus on sustainability.

The curriculum is designed to make you a modern and responsible business leader who has the expertise to develop and sustain competitive advantages for your organisation. The program focuses on the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Management Education, general management skills and includes a comprehensive personal and professional skills development unit.

This program is delivered online, with more than five intakes per year.
Professional recognition
Graduates may be eligible for associate or full membership of a number of professional bodies. These include: the Australian Human Resources Institute, the Australian Institute of Management, and the Australian Institute of Training and Development.
Prerequisite
Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60%) average in the final year and three years' relevant postgraduate managerial experience. Applicants with more than eight year's relevant managerial experience but without an undergraduate degree may be considered for professional entry.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $33,250 per 120 credit points (MBA indicative total tuition fee: $49,875)
Additional information
You can start your MBA on:
- 6 June 2016
- 25 July 2016
- 12 September 2016
- 31 October 2016
How to apply

Apply now. This course has seven intakes per year.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
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- chat online
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Master of Business Analytics

Duration :
2 years full-time. Applicants with relevant experience and/or a cognate degree may be granted advanced standing, allowing them to complete the course in 1.5 years or less.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
City
Year
2016
About this course
The Master of Business Analytics is a specialised degree that aims to give you the skills to solve the problems of modern businesses. This multi-disciplinary course draws upon knowledge and skills in business, statistics, computer science, and soft personal skills such as communication and critical thinking. The course covers foundation and advanced business analytics by using state-of-the-art tools to showcase the practical application of knowledge and skills. It also has a strong industry presence to ensure that you're kept up-to-date with the latest developments in this field.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $25,430 per 120 credit points.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2016.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Business Analytics (Master)City

Master of Engineering Management

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
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Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
Develop your career in electronics, telecommunications or computer engineering with a two-year Master of Engineering Management. The primary objectives of the course are to equip you with the tools and skills necessary to develop ideas, to lead and to manage organisational activities in the engineering industry, and to further develop your engineering expertise at a postgraduate coursework level.

You'll study the foundations of good management through accounting, finance and marketing subjects in your first year, and then go on to more detailed engineering and business subjects.

The second year also includes an opportunity to complete an independent design project to give you practical experience and deeper knowledge.

Students will have access to our professional associations with Engineers Australia and the Graduate Management Association of Australia.
Prerequisite
A four-year Australian Bachelor's degree in electronics, elecommunications, or computer engineering, or an Honours degree in science in an appropriate field, or approved international equivalent. A minimum background in digital logic, computer architecture, mathematics at second year level and basic programming skills in C or C++.
Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $28,460 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course commences in Summer Semester (October), Semester 1 (March) and Semester 2 (July). If you want to do postgraduate business courses in Summer Semester (October) you must complete the full two years of the course with no Advanced Standing (credit). The Summer Semester will be taught only at the Melbourne Campus.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2016.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.

See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Engineering ManagementMelbourne

Master of Financial Analysis

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
See additional information
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
Our Master of Financial Analysis is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry. It's designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter - the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.

This two-year program is an ideal route to an internationally recognised professional accreditation in finance. We've developed our accounting and finance courses in partnership with industry, to meet the needs of business and professional associations, particularly the CFA.

The curriculum is designed to provide you with a framework of relevant knowledge and skills required for high-level work in the finance industry. You'll get a broad understanding of economics, accounting, management and quantitative methods, while developing your analytical thinking.

You'll gain a strong grounding in the foundation principles of finance and examine areas such as security valuation and portfolio management, debt and derivative securities, micro- and macroeconomics, competitive and monopoly market structures, credit analysis, and risk assessment.

We'll prepare you for work in high-level investment, asset management, banking, and finance roles locally and overseas. Previous graduates have moved into roles such as Senior Investment Officer, Finance Executive, and Business Analyst at various companies in Australia and around the world including PwC, Telstra, KPMG, ANZ and EY (formerly Ernst & Young).

Our finance subjects are ranked in the Top 7 per cent in the world (QS world university rankings by subject 2015) and were among the top three universities in Victoria for research in accounting, auditing and accountability, banking, finance and investment (Excellence in Research for Australia, 2015). This expertise informs and enhances the content of our courses and our teaching.

Combine this degree with other Master's courses, such as the Master of Professional Accounting or the Master of International Business in order to expand your employment options, both in Australia and overseas.
Professional recognition
The curriculum is built around the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA Institute) Candidate Body of Knowledge, preparing you to sit for the CFA exam. Being a program partner of the CFA, the Master of Financial Analysis covers 70 per cent of all three levels of the CFA program candidate body of knowledge (CBOK) topics, the CFA Institute ethical and professional standards, and other CFA program partner requirements.

Established in 1962, the CFA Program sets the global standard for investment knowledge, standards and ethics. The CFA Charter is open to those with four years' experience in the investment industry who have successfully completed examinations set by the CFA Institute.

Recognition as a CFA Program Partner signals to employers and the marketplace that the curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and assists in preparing students to sit the CFA exams.

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $24,730 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
Note this course is available in the Summer Semester, commencing in October, as well as in Semester 1 (March), and Semester 2 (July).
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record, and employment experience.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2016.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
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- call us on 1300 135 045.

See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Financial Analysis (Master)Melbourne

Master of Financial Analysis (Investment)

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
See additional information
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
The Master of Financial Analysis (Investment) is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry and is designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter, which has become known as the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.

This course focuses specifically on the specialisation of equity valuation and portfolio performance measurement allowing the study of this area in greater depth, and is the course with the most comprehensive core curriculum coverage of the CFA Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK). It builds on a broad foundation of study in economics, accounting, management and quantitative methods. Lecturers and practitioners help students develop the knowledge, skills and analytical thinking suitable for professional accreditation as a CFA charterholder and a career in investment, banking or finance.
Professional recognition
The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA Charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance globally.
The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three years' to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $24,730 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course commences in Summer (October), Semester 1 (March) and Semester 2 (July). If you want to do postgraduate business courses in Summer (October) you must complete the full two years of the course with no Advanced Standing (credit). The Summer Semester will be taught only at the Melbourne Campus.

Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for advanced standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of advanced standing to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record, employment experience.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2016.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.

See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Financial Analysis (Investment)Melbourne

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Business Administration

Duration :
2.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
This double degree combines the specialist finance knowledge necessary for success in the finance industry with the knowledge of essential techniques of management necessary to create value in the world of business and met the priorities of government organisations. The MFA program facilitates entry into a wide range of challenging and rewarding careers in the finance sector as well as providing a pathway to several widely recognised designations of professional excellence within the investment industry while the MBA prepares graduates to tackle problems creatively in order to achieve optimum results for the organisation.
Professional recognition
The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA Charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance globally.
The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three years' to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
Prerequisite
Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60%) average in the final year and three years' relevant managerial experience. Applicants with more than eight years of relevant managerial experience but without an undergraduate degree may be considered for professional entry.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $29,930 per 120 credit points.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2016.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.

See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Financial Analysis/Business AdministrationMelbourne

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of International Business

Duration :
3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
Semester starts :
See additional information
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
This double degree combines the specialist finance knowledge necessary for success in the finance industry with an interdisciplinary overview of issues related to international business, and how these issues influence the global economy.

Our Master of Financial Analysis is an ideal route to internationally recognised professional accreditation in finance. You'll develop or extend your professional skills in finance and gain a broad understanding of economics, accounting, management and quantitative methods.

The program is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry. It's designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter - the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.

Our finance subjects are ranked in the top 7 per cent in the world by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015. This expertise informs our course content and our teaching.

We've developed the course in partnership with business and professional associations, particularly the CFA. This means you'll graduate with the professional skills needed to gain entry into a range of challenging and rewarding careers in the financial sector.

The Master of International Business (MIB) provides an education in the essential techniques of international business management, keeping a balance between academic rigour and exposure to a wide range of practical experiences in the various aspects of international management.

As a graduate you'll be ready for a high-level career in investment, banking and finance roles both locally and overseas. This could include export/import companies, joint ventures, public sector areas involved in international trade and conglomerates with subsidiaries reaching around the globe.

Seminars and lectures are held at our Melbourne Campus. While most classes are held during the day, some are held outside work hours and in block mode.
Professional recognition
The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA Charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance globally.

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three to five years industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $24,730 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course is offered in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July) and Summer Semester (October). Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record, and employment experience.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2016.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.

See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Financial Analysis/International BusinessMelbourne

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Professional Accounting

Duration :
3 years full time or equivalent part-time. 2.5 years if you've completed study in a related discipline.
Semester starts :
See additional information
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
This course leads to internationally-recognised professional accreditations in accounting and finance, and prepares you to take the next step in your career in finance, banking and accounting.

We've developed our accounting and finance courses in partnership with industry, to meet the needs of business and professional associations. The School of Accounting's Advisory Board comprises senior staff from Deloitte, PwC, Australia Post, ANZ Bank and Hayes Knight Melbourne who advise the school on courses, curriculum and other activities.

The curriculum is jointly based on the finance industry endorsed CFA Institute Candidate Body of Knowledge (TM) and the professional accrediting bodies for accountants. It builds on a broad foundation of study in economics, accounting and finance, management, marketing and statistics. And equips you with the knowledge and training you need to specialise in areas such as auditing, costing, investigative accounting, taxation, financial advice, funds management, investment analytics, management consulting and more.

La Trobe's accounting and finance subjects are ranked in the Top 7 per cent in the world (QS world university rankings by subject 2015) and were among the top three universities in Victoria for research in accounting, auditing and accountability, banking, finance and investment (Excellence in Research for Australia, 2015). This expertise informs and enhances the content of our courses and our teaching.
Professional recognition
The course is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance in the world. The Master of Financial Analysis is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry and is designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter, which has become known as the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three years' to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $24,730 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course is offered in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October).
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record, and employment experience.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2016.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
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- call us on 1300 135 045.

See Student Handbook for more details
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Master of International Business

Duration :
2 years full-time or part time equivalent.
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Campus:
City
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
Global markets are of increasing importance in all spheres of business and our Master of International Business develops your understanding of international business and the global economy, as well as the role of managers in this context.

Delivered by one of Australia's leading business schools, the course builds on a broad foundation of study in economics, accounting and finance, management, marketing and statistics.

You'll explore both the macro and micro aspects of international business environments, examining the functional strategies of multinational corporations across a range of areas including marketing and human resource management.

You can choose from a wide range of elective subjects offered as part of the course or from other areas of the University, and take your studies overseas with offshore internship opportunities.

The course facilitates entry into a range of challenging and rewarding careers in international business. You'll be prepared for roles in organisations with a global outlook, including joint ventures, import and export companies, and other companies engaged in international trade.

Our graduates are employed in management, sales and consulting roles - locally and internationally - with companies including Nestlé, News Corp, Johnson & Johnson, Land Rover and Coles.

Previous work experience is not a requirement for the course and recent graduates are welcome to apply. The course is also suitable if you're a graduate already in the workforce and seeking to move from the domestic business sector into the international business environment.

As a graduate, you may be eligible for membership to the Australian Institute of Management (AIM), Australia's largest membership organisation for managers.
Professional recognition
As a graduate, you may be eligible for membership to the Australian Institute of Management (AIM), Australia's largest membership organisation for managers.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $24,230 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course is offered in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October). Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record and employment experience.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2016.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
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- book a one-on-one consultation
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Master of Management (Corporate Governance and Risk)

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
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Campus:
City
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
Join the fast-growing area of corporate governance and risk management. This course equips you with the knowledge and skills required for effective management and responsible leadership, with a particular emphasis in corporate governance and risk management.
You'll explore a range of corporate governance and risk principles and their application within a quality management framework including elements of good corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, the role of boards and board meetings, ASX and listing, identification and management of risk and compliance frameworks.
You'll study with students from a diverse mix of academic backgrounds ranging from engineering, humanities and science, to management and business, in a way that facilitates dynamic multidisciplinary innovation and exchange of ideas.
Professional recognition
Graduates can explore membership opportunities with the Governance Institute of Australia which is a one of Australia's peak professional bodies in governance, risk management and compliance. Upon graduation, students can seek associate membership with the Governance Institute.

Graduates may also be eligible for membership of the internationally -recognised professional associations in corporate governance- The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $24,730 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course commences in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October).
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record and employment experience.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2016.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
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Master of Management (Project Management)

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
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Campus:
City
Melbourne
Sydney
Year
2016
About this course
This course brings together students from a diverse mix of academic backgrounds ranging from engineering, information technology and science, to management and business, in a way that facilitates dynamic multidisciplinary innovation and the exchange of ideas.
You'll develop knowledge and skills required for effective management and responsible leadership, with a particular emphasis in project management. You'll explore a range of project management principles and their application within a quality management framework including developing a project management plan, verifying and controlling the project scope, defining, scheduling and allocating resources and monitoring project quality and best practice.
Professional recognition
Graduates can seek membership with the Project Management Institute (PMI) which is a one of the key associations in project management worldwide. The course also satisfies the minimum project management education requirements of the PMI for the two levels of certification: CAPM and PMP. PMP Certification also requires relevant work experience.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $24,730 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course commences in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October).
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record and employment experience.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2016.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
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Master of Professional Accounting

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
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Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
The two-year Master of Professional Accounting is suitable if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major. This degree helps you develop your understanding of accounting, economics, management and related areas. It is a suitable course for people interested in changing their career paths or broadening the options in their existing field in, for example, engineering, medicine, science or the arts.

We are partnered with CPA, ICAA and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative and is a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships, education and research commitments ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance.

Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries, including the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, the Berlin School of Economics or France's BEM Management School.

You'll be eligible for membership to professional bodies like CPA Australia, Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA), Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and London's Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Completion of the Master program includes entry to the Professional Year of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. This 12-month program offers extended practical skills and training, with networking opportunities and includes an internship. The professional year can be done overseas.
Professional recognition
The degree satisfies the academic requirements for associate membership of CPA Australia (the professional body for Certified Practising Accountants in Australia) and admission to the Chartered Accountants Program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

The course is also recognised by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), based in London.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $24,730 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course commences in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October).
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record and employment experience.
How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2016.

To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
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2017

Graduate Certificate in Financial Risk Management

Duration :
12 months part-time
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
Lecturers and practitioners help you develop the knowledge, skills and analytical thinking suitable for a career focused on risk management in the investment, banking or finance areas. You will focus specifically on the specialisation of the measurement and management of market, credit, operational and portfolio risk.

You can gain credit towards a Master of Financial Analysis (Financial Risk Management), which is designed as a pathway to the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) charter. This has become known as the designation of professional excellence within the global risk management industry.

The course requires the completion of four, 15 credit point subjects and is designed to be completed in 12 months of part-time study for local students only.
Prerequisite
A La Trobe University three-year Bachelor's degree or approved equivalent undergraduate or postgraduate degree, with a grade average above 60 per cent in the final year.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $23,120 per 120 credit points.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
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- call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
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Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Management

Duration :
6 months full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
This course is designed for graduates of any discipline who seek to combine their existing skills with industry-driven, business-focused IT skills.

Content is designed to meet employer demands for professionals with an understanding of business processes and information systems management tools.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in business or related discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without a cognate undergraduate degree but with a demonstrated minimum of at least five years relevant business experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record and employment experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $24,460 per 120 credit points.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
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Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics

Duration :
1 year full-time
Semester starts :
Semester 1 (March)
Campus:
Year
2017
About this course
The Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics is a specialised degree that aims to give you the skills to solve the problems of modern businesses. This multi-disciplinary course draws upon knowledge and skills in business, statistics, computer science, and soft personal skills such as communication and critical thinking. The course covers foundation and advanced business analytics by using state-of-the-art tools to showcase the practical application of knowledge and skills. It also has a strong industry presence to ensure that you're kept up-to-date with the latest developments in this field.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in a cognate discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045
- email businessanalytics@latrobe.edu.au.
See Student Handbook for more details
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0City

Graduate Diploma in Information Systems Management

Duration :
1 year full-time or part-time equivalent.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
Employers are increasingly demanding professionals with an understanding of business processes and information systems management tools. You can combine your existing skills in any discipline with industry-driven, business-focused IT skills. It is part of a three-tier postgraduate program where you may articulate into the Master of Information Systems Management or the Master of Business Information Management and Systems. You will learn to develop business solutions in areas such as customer relationships, management, marketing or accounting and finance using industry based enterprise resource planning tools (e.g. SAP) and business intelligence tools (e.g. SAS). You will also develop an understanding of the analysis, design and application of business information systems and gain knowledge and skills in data warehousing, entrepreneurship, IT, information systems management and business intelligence.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in business or related discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without a cognate undergraduate degree but with a demonstrated minimum of at least five years relevant business experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record and employment experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $24,460 per 120 credit points.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
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Graduate Diploma in Information Technology

Duration :
1 year full-time or up to 5 years part-time.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (February and July)
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
This course aims to provide a general professional qualification in information technology (IT) to graduates with a grounding in the discipline who seek to broaden or deepen their knowledge of using computers. Core subjects provide a foundation in information systems, software development and computer networking.
Professional recognition
The course is accredited for associate level membership of the Australian Computer Society.
Prerequisite
Australian Bachelor's degree in a discipline other than computer science, or approved international equivalent. You may also be considered if you have other tertiary qualifications, provided that you have relevant work experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $24,040 per 120 credit points.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
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- call us on 1300 135 045.
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1Melbourne

Master of Biotechnology Management

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (February and July)
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
This two-year course gives you the competencies required to thrive in the rapidly developing biotechnology industry. It provides a unique combination of studies, allowing you to acquire advanced skills in biotechnology, while attaining sound business/management foundations.

The course aims to leverage advanced training in biotechnology against a business and management setting. You'll have the opportunity to forge a career path in biotechnology industry leadership, and apply scientific foundations to a business and management environment.
Prerequisite
A three-year Australian Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Science, Bioscience, Biotechnology, Pharmacy or a related field.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $25,720 per 120 credit points.
How to apply

Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:
- ask us a question
- chat online
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- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram - call us on 1300 135 045.

See Student Handbook for more details
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Master of Business Administration

Duration :
1.5 year full-time or 4 years part-time.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
City
Albury-Wodonga
Bendigo
Mildura
Shepparton
Year
2017
About this course
The La Trobe MBA is about more than just taking the next step in your career. By studying with us, you'll consider issues like responsibilities to co-workers and the community, and graduate as a leader who can develop and sustain a competitive advantage for your organisation.

You'll participate in real business scenarios, participate in a boardroom simulation, and create your own e-portfolio as part of your studies. Responsible management is a key theme across your subjects, underpinned by the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

Flexible study modes including weekend and evening classes mean you'll be able to complete this course alongside your other commitments. You can choose from full-time or part-time options.

The La Trobe MBA has been ranked 14th in the Asia Pacific - QS TopMBA Global 200 Business Schools Report 2014/2015 - equivalent to fourth in Australia. It has been consistently ranked second in Melbourne and Victoria (QS and the AFR BOSS rankings). It is one of only 3 universities in Australia with the prestigious European Foundation for Management Development's EPAS accreditation.
Professional recognition
The La Trobe MBA holds current EPAS Accreditation, awarded by the European Foundation for Management Development.
Prerequisite
Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60%) average in the final year and three years' relevant managerial experience. Applicants with more than eight years' relevant managerial experience but without an undergraduate degree may be considered for professional entry.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $32,600 per 120 credit points (MBA indicative total tuition fee: $48,900)
Costs
Students must pay all costs related to international study tours, including travel, meals and accommodation. Costs vary depending on location (all accepted students are eligible to apply for travel grants).
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
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- call us on 1300 135 045.

A limited number of Postgraduate Excellence Scholarships are available, offering a 20 per cent discount on course fees. Learn more.
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3Melbourne

Master of Business Administration (Advanced)

Duration :
2 years full-time and 4 years part-time
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
Albury-Wodonga
Bendigo
City
Mildura
Online
Shepparton
Year
2017
About this course
This course offers an extended MBA program. The program comprises 16 subjects and provides you with cutting-edge general management and business education, with a focus on the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and its Personal and Professional Skills Development (PPSD) platform. The program builds on a long tradition of flexible delivery with two intakes per year, different delivery modes to suit different student needs (standard and flexible options) and teaching times in the evening, weekends, and block modes. Students will have the opportunity to study overseas, undertake an internship, or select a research pathway.
Professional recognition
Graduates can apply for membership to associations such as the Graduate Management Association of Australia and the Australian Institute of Management.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): $33,510 per 120 credit points.
Selection
Australian Bachelor's degree or approved international equivalent, with a minimum of three years relevant managerial experience. If you have more than eight years of relevant managerial experience but do not have an undergraduate degree, you may still be considered for professional entry.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
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Master of Business Administration/Master of Health Administration

Duration :
2.5 years full-time
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
City
Franklin Street
Year
2017
About this course
This course is a comprehensive study package for professionals in health service settings who want to expand their career pathway into senior management roles in public or private organisations. It also provides an entry into the health sector for managers working in non-healthcare settings.
Professional recognition
The MHA is accredited by the Australian College of Health Service Executives. It is also accredited by the Royal Australian College of Medical Administrators. The MBA is an internationally recognised professional qualification in business.
Prerequisite
Applicants are required to have completed an undergraduate Bachelor's degree in a health-related field, and have a minimum of two years relevant management experience in the health sector.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $26,350 per 120 credit points.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
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- call us on 1300 135 045.

You also need to submit a supplementary form [PDF 673KB] with your application.
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4City
4Franklin Street

Master of Business Administration (Online)

Duration :
You can complete the La Trobe MBA in as little as 12 months.
Semester starts :
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Campus:
Online
Year
2017
About this course
The La Trobe MBA is highly rated both in Australia and internationally. It is consistently awarded the highest possible rating of 5 stars by the Graduate Management Association of Australia, and it was also recently ranked in the top 20 MBA programs globally in the Global Green ranking of MBAs with a focus on sustainability.

The curriculum is designed to make you a modern and responsible business leader who has the expertise to develop and sustain competitive advantages for your organisation. The program focuses on the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Management Education, general management skills and includes a comprehensive personal and professional skills development unit.

This program is delivered online, with more than five intakes per year.
Professional recognition
Graduates may be eligible for associate or full membership of a number of professional bodies. These include: the Australian Human Resources Institute, the Australian Institute of Management, and the Australian Institute of Training and Development.
Prerequisite
Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60%) average in the final year and three years' relevant postgraduate managerial experience. Applicants with more than eight years' relevant managerial experience but without an undergraduate degree may be considered for professional entry.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $32,600 per 120 credit points (MBA indicative total tuition fee: $48,900)
Additional information
You can start your MBA on:
- 6 June 2016
- 25 July 2016
- 12 September 2016
- 31 October 2016
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.
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5Online

Master of Business Analytics

Duration :
2 years full-time. Applicants with relevant experience and/or a cognate degree may be granted advanced standing, allowing them to complete the course in 1.5 years or less.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
City
Year
2017
About this course
The Master of Business Analytics is a specialised degree that aims to give you the skills to solve the problems of modern businesses. This multi-disciplinary course draws upon knowledge and skills in business, statistics, computer science, and soft personal skills such as communication and critical thinking. The course covers foundation and advanced business analytics by using state-of-the-art tools to showcase the practical application of knowledge and skills. It also has a strong industry presence to ensure that you're kept up-to-date with the latest developments in this field.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2016): AUD$28,460 per 120 credit points
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
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6City

Master of Engineering Management

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
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Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
Develop your career in electronics, telecommunications or computer engineering with a two-year Master of Engineering Management. The primary objectives of the course are to equip you with the tools and skills necessary to develop ideas, to lead and to manage organisational activities in the engineering industry, and to further develop your engineering expertise at a postgraduate coursework level.

You'll study the foundations of good management through accounting, finance and marketing subjects in your first year, and then go on to more detailed engineering and business subjects.

The second year also includes an opportunity to complete an independent design project to give you practical experience and deeper knowledge.

Students will have access to our professional associations with Engineers Australia and the Graduate Management Association of Australia.
Prerequisite
A four-year Australian Bachelor's degree in electronics, telecommunications, or computer engineering, or an Honours degree in science in an appropriate field, or approved international equivalent. A minimum background in digital logic, computer architecture, mathematics at second year level and basic programming skills in C or C++.
Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $26,600 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course commences in Summer Semester (October), Semester 1 (March) and Semester 2 (July). If you want to do postgraduate business courses in Summer Semester (October) you must complete the full two years of the course with no Advanced Standing (credit). The Summer Semester will be taught only at the Melbourne Campus.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
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- call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
7Melbourne

Master of Financial Analysis

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
See additional information
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
Our Master of Financial Analysis is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry. It's designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter - the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.

This two-year program is an ideal route to an internationally recognised professional accreditation in finance. We've developed our accounting and finance courses in partnership with industry, to meet the needs of business and professional associations, particularly the CFA.

The curriculum is designed to provide you with a framework of relevant knowledge and skills required for high-level work in the finance industry. You'll get a broad understanding of economics, accounting, management and quantitative methods, while developing your analytical thinking.

You'll gain a strong grounding in the foundation principles of finance and examine areas such as security valuation and portfolio management, debt and derivative securities, micro- and macroeconomics, competitive and monopoly market structures, credit analysis, and risk assessment.

We'll prepare you for work in high-level investment, asset management, banking, and finance roles locally and overseas. Previous graduates have moved into roles such as Senior Investment Officer, Finance Executive, and Business Analyst at various companies in Australia and around the world including PwC, Telstra, KPMG, ANZ and EY (formerly Ernst & Young).

Our finance subjects are ranked in the Top 7 per cent in the world (QS world university rankings by subject 2015) and were among the top three universities in Victoria for research in accounting, auditing and accountability, banking, finance and investment (Excellence in Research for Australia, 2015). This expertise informs and enhances the content of our courses and our teaching.

Combine this degree with other Master's courses, such as the Master of Professional Accounting or the Master of International Business in order to expand your employment options, both in Australia and overseas.
Professional recognition
The curriculum is built around the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA Institute) Candidate Body of Knowledge, preparing you to sit for the CFA exam. Being a program partner of the CFA, the Master of Financial Analysis covers 70 per cent of all three levels of the CFA program candidate body of knowledge (CBOK) topics, the CFA Institute ethical and professional standards, and other CFA program partner requirements.

Established in 1962, the CFA Program sets the global standard for investment knowledge, standards and ethics. The CFA Charter is open to those with four years' experience in the investment industry who have successfully completed examinations set by the CFA Institute.

Recognition as a CFA Program Partner signals to employers and the marketplace that the curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and assists in preparing students to sit the CFA exams.

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $23,120 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
Note this course is available in the Summer Semester, commencing in October, as well as in Semester 1 (March), and Semester 2 (July).
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record, and employment experience.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
8Melbourne

Master of Financial Analysis (Investment)

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
See additional information
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
The Master of Financial Analysis (Investment) is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry and is designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter, which has become known as the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.

This course focuses specifically on the specialisation of equity valuation and portfolio performance measurement allowing the study of this area in greater depth, and is the course with the most comprehensive core curriculum coverage of the CFA Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK). It builds on a broad foundation of study in economics, accounting, management and quantitative methods. Lecturers and practitioners help students develop the knowledge, skills and analytical thinking suitable for professional accreditation as a CFA charterholder and a career in investment, banking or finance.
Professional recognition
The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA Charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance globally.
The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three years' to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $23,120 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course commences in Summer (October), Semester 1 (March) and Semester 2 (July). If you want to do postgraduate business courses in Summer (October) you must complete the full two years of the course with no Advanced Standing (credit). The Summer Semester will be taught only at the Melbourne Campus.

Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for advanced standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of advanced standing to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record, employment experience.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
9Melbourne

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Business Administration

Duration :
2.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
This double degree combines the specialist finance knowledge necessary for success in the finance industry with the knowledge of essential techniques of management necessary to create value in the world of business and met the priorities of government organisations. The MFA program facilitates entry into a wide range of challenging and rewarding careers in the finance sector as well as providing a pathway to several widely recognised designations of professional excellence within the investment industry while the MBA prepares graduates to tackle problems creatively in order to achieve optimum results for the organisation.
Professional recognition
The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA Charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance globally.
The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three years' to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
Prerequisite
Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60%) average in the final year and three years' relevant managerial experience. Applicants with more than eight years of relevant managerial experience but without an undergraduate degree may be considered for professional entry.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $27,980 per 120 credit points.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
10Melbourne

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of International Business

Duration :
3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
Semester starts :
See additional information
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
This double degree combines the specialist finance knowledge necessary for success in the finance industry with an interdisciplinary overview of issues related to international business, and how these issues influence the global economy.

Our Master of Financial Analysis is an ideal route to internationally recognised professional accreditation in finance. You'll develop or extend your professional skills in finance and gain a broad understanding of economics, accounting, management and quantitative methods.

The program is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry. It's designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter - the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.

Our finance subjects are ranked in the top 7 per cent in the world by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015. This expertise informs our course content and our teaching.

We've developed the course in partnership with business and professional associations, particularly the CFA. This means you'll graduate with the professional skills needed to gain entry into a range of challenging and rewarding careers in the financial sector.

The Master of International Business (MIB) provides an education in the essential techniques of international business management, keeping a balance between academic rigour and exposure to a wide range of practical experiences in the various aspects of international management.

As a graduate you'll be ready for a high-level career in investment, banking and finance roles both locally and overseas. This could include export/import companies, joint ventures, public sector areas involved in international trade and conglomerates with subsidiaries reaching around the globe.

Seminars and lectures are held at our Melbourne Campus. While most classes are held during the day, some are held outside work hours and in block mode.
Professional recognition
The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA Charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance globally.

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three to five years industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $23,120 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course is offered in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July) and Summer Semester (October). Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record, and employment experience.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
11Melbourne

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Professional Accounting

Duration :
3 years full-time or equivalent part-time. 2.5 years if you've completed study in a related discipline.
Semester starts :
See additional information
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
This course leads to internationally-recognised professional accreditations in accounting and finance, and prepares you to take the next step in your career in finance, banking and accounting.

We've developed our accounting and finance courses in partnership with industry, to meet the needs of business and professional associations. The School of Accounting's Advisory Board comprises senior staff from Deloitte, PwC, Australia Post, ANZ Bank and Hayes Knight Melbourne who advise the school on courses, curriculum and other activities.

The curriculum is jointly based on the finance industry endorsed CFA Institute Candidate Body of Knowledge (TM) and the professional accrediting bodies for accountants. It builds on a broad foundation of study in economics, accounting and finance, management, marketing and statistics. And equips you with the knowledge and training you need to specialise in areas such as auditing, costing, investigative accounting, taxation, financial advice, funds management, investment analytics, management consulting and more.

La Trobe's accounting and finance subjects are ranked in the Top 7 per cent in the world (QS world university rankings by subject 2015) and were among the top three universities in Victoria for research in accounting, auditing and accountability, banking, finance and investment (Excellence in Research for Australia, 2015). This expertise informs and enhances the content of our courses and our teaching.
Professional recognition
The course is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance in the world. The Master of Financial Analysis is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry and is designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter, which has become known as the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three years' to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $23,120 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course is offered in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October).
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record, and employment experience.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
12Melbourne

Master of International Business

Duration :
2 years full-time or part time equivalent.
Semester starts :
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Campus:
City
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
Global markets are of increasing importance in all spheres of business and our Master of International Business develops your understanding of international business and the global economy, as well as the role of managers in this context.

Delivered by one of Australia's leading business schools, the course builds on a broad foundation of study in economics, accounting and finance, management, marketing and statistics.

You'll explore both the macro and micro aspects of international business environments, examining the functional strategies of multinational corporations across a range of areas including marketing and human resource management.

You can choose from a wide range of elective subjects offered as part of the course or from other areas of the University, and take your studies overseas with offshore internship opportunities.

The course facilitates entry into a range of challenging and rewarding careers in international business. You'll be prepared for roles in organisations with a global outlook, including joint ventures, import and export companies, and other companies engaged in international trade.

Our graduates are employed in management, sales and consulting roles - locally and internationally - with companies including Nestlé, News Corp, Johnson & Johnson, Land Rover and Coles.

Previous work experience is not a requirement for the course and recent graduates are welcome to apply. The course is also suitable if you're a graduate already in the workforce and seeking to move from the domestic business sector into the international business environment.

As a graduate, you may be eligible for membership to the Australian Institute of Management (AIM), Australia's largest membership organisation for managers.
Professional recognition
As a graduate, you may be eligible for membership to the Australian Institute of Management (AIM), Australia's largest membership organisation for managers.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $22,650 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course is offered in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October). Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record and employment experience.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
13Melbourne

Master of Management (Corporate Governance and Risk)

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
See additional information
Campus:
City
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
Join the fast-growing area of corporate governance and risk management. This course equips you with the knowledge and skills required for effective management and responsible leadership, with a particular emphasis in corporate governance and risk management.
You'll explore a range of corporate governance and risk principles and their application within a quality management framework including elements of good corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, the role of boards and board meetings, ASX and listing, identification and management of risk and compliance frameworks.
You'll study with students from a diverse mix of academic backgrounds ranging from engineering, humanities and science, to management and business, in a way that facilitates dynamic multidisciplinary innovation and exchange of ideas.
Professional recognition
Graduates can explore membership opportunities with the Governance Institute of Australia which is a one of Australia's peak professional bodies in governance, risk management and compliance. Upon graduation, students can seek associate membership with the Governance Institute.

Graduates may also be eligible for membership of the internationally recognised Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $23,120 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course commences in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October).
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record and employment experience.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
14Melbourne

Master of Management (Project Management)

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
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Campus:
City
Melbourne
Sydney
Year
2017
About this course
This course brings together students from a diverse mix of academic backgrounds ranging from engineering, information technology and science, to management and business, in a way that facilitates dynamic multidisciplinary innovation and the exchange of ideas.
You'll develop knowledge and skills required for effective management and responsible leadership, with a particular emphasis in project management. You'll explore a range of project management principles and their application within a quality management framework including developing a project management plan, verifying and controlling the project scope, defining, scheduling and allocating resources and monitoring project quality and best practice.
Professional recognition
Graduates can seek membership with the Project Management Institute (PMI) which is a one of the key associations in project management worldwide. The course also satisfies the minimum project management education requirements of the PMI for the two levels of certification: CAPM and PMP. PMP Certification also requires relevant work experience.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $23,120 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course commences in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October).
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record and employment experience.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
15Melbourne

Master of Professional Accounting

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
See additional information
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
The two-year Master of Professional Accounting is suitable if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major. This degree helps you develop your understanding of accounting, economics, management and related areas. It is a suitable course for people interested in changing their career paths or broadening the options in their existing field in, for example, engineering, medicine, science or the arts.

We are partnered with CPA, ICAA and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative and is a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships, education and research commitments ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance.

Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries, including the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, the Berlin School of Economics or France's BEM Management School.

You'll be eligible for membership to professional bodies like CPA Australia, Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA), Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and London's Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Completion of the Master program includes entry to the Professional Year of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. This 12-month program offers extended practical skills and training, with networking opportunities and includes an internship. The professional year can be done overseas.
Professional recognition
The degree satisfies the academic requirements for associate membership of CPA Australia (the professional body for Certified Practising Accountants in Australia) and admission to the Chartered Accountants Program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

The course is also recognised by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), based in London.
Prerequisite
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $23,120 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course commences in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October).
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record and employment experience.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. To find out more about this course and studying at La Trobe:

- ask us a question
- book a one-on-one consultation
- chat online
- visit our FAQ page
- connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
- call us on 1300 135 045.
See Student Handbook for more details
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16Melbourne

How to apply?

Methods of application vary from course to course. Please see the course entry above for details of how to apply for the course you are interested in.

Fees and scholarships

Some postgraduate courses are fee-paying which means that you pay the full cost of the course (FEE-HELP is available). Others offer Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) – where the Commonwealth Government subsidises the cost of your course and you pay a contribution (HECS-HELP is available).

Students enrolled for certain postgraduate coursework programs may be eligible for student income support.

You may be eligible for a Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship, which offers a 20% reduction on postgraduate course fees.

International students

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Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Management (080517G)

Duration :
6 months
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
This course is designed for graduates of any discipline who seek to combine their existing skills with industry-driven, business-focused IT skills.

Content is designed to meet employer demands for professionals with an understanding of business processes and information systems management tools.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.
English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
An Australian Bachelor's degree in business or related discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without a cognate undergraduate degree but with a demonstrated minimum of at least five years relevant business experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English language proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Information Systems Management (Graduate Certificate)Melbourne

Graduate Diploma in Information Systems Management (059107B)

Duration :
1 year
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
Employers are increasingly demanding professionals with an understanding of business processes and information systems management tools. You can combine your existing skills in any discipline with industry-driven, business-focused IT skills. It is part of a three-tier postgraduate program where you may articulate into the Master of Information Systems Management or the Master of Business Information Management and Systems. You will learn to develop business solutions in areas such as customer relationships, management, marketing or accounting and finance using industry based enterprise resource planning tools (e.g. SAP) and business intelligence tools (e.g. SAS). You will also develop an understanding of the analysis, design and application of business information systems and gain knowledge and skills in data warehousing, entrepreneurship, IT, information systems management and business intelligence.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
An Australian Bachelor's degree in business or related discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without a cognate undergraduate degree but with a demonstrated minimum of at least five years relevant business experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English language proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Information Systems Management (Graduate Diploma)Melbourne

Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (049582B)

Duration :
1 year
Semester starts :
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Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
This course aims to provide a general professional qualification in information technology (IT) to graduates with a grounding in the discipline who seek to broaden or deepen their knowledge of using computers. Core subjects provide a foundation in information systems, software development and computer networking.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.
English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline, or approved international equivalent.
Professional recognition
The course is accredited for associate level membership of the Australian Computer Society.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Information Technology (Graduate Diploma)Melbourne

Master of Biotechnology Management (091417K)

Duration :
2 years full-time
Semester starts :
Semester 2 (July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
This two-year course gives you the competencies required to thrive in the rapidly developing biotechnology industry. It provides a unique combination of studies, allowing you to acquire advanced skills in biotechnology, while attaining sound business/management foundations.

The course aims to leverage advanced training in biotechnology against a business and management setting. You'll have the opportunity to forge a career path in biotechnology industry leadership, and apply scientific foundations to a business and management environment.
English Language Requirements
Academic 6.5, no band less than 6.0
Academic entry requirements
A three-year Australian Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Science, Bioscience, Biotechnology, Pharmacy or a related field.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Biotechnology Management (Master)Melbourne

Master of Business Administration (075421C)

Duration :
1.5 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
33 510
Campus
City, Bendigo, Albury-Wodonga, Mildura, Shepparton
Year
2016
About this course
The La Trobe MBA is about more than just taking the next step in your career. By studying with us, you'll consider issues like responsibilities to co-workers and the community, and graduate as a leader who can develop and sustain a competitive advantage for your organisation.

You'll participate in real business scenarios, participate in a boardroom simulation, and create your own e-portfolio as part of your studies. Responsible management is a key theme across your subjects, underpinned by the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

Flexible study modes including weekend and evening classes mean you'll be able to complete this course alongside your other commitments. You can choose from full-time or part-time options.

The La Trobe MBA has been ranked 14th in the Asia Pacific - QS TopMBA Global 200 Business Schools Report 2014/2015 - equivalent to fourth in Australia. It has been consistently ranked second in Melbourne and Victoria (QS and the AFR BOSS rankings). It is one of only 3 universities in Australia with the prestigious European Foundation for Management Development's EPAS accreditation.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60%) average in the final year and three years' relevant managerial experience. Applicants with more than eight year's relevant managerial experience but without an undergraduate degree may be considered for professional entry.
Additional costs
Students must pay all costs related to international study tours, including travel, meals and accommodation. Costs vary depending on location (all accepted students are eligible to apply for travel grants).
Additional information
You must pay all costs related to international study tours, including travel, meals and accommodation. Costs vary depending on location (you will be eligible to apply for travel grants).
How to apply
a href="/?a=445962">Apply now or ask us a question. Or you can apply to study the MBA online. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805 to find out more.

A limited number of Postgraduate Excellence Scholarships are available, offering a 20 per cent discount on course fees. Learn more.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Business Administration (Master)Melbourne

Master of Business Administration (Advanced) (080774B)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
33 510
Campus
City
Year
2016
About this course
This course offers an extended MBA program. The program comprises 16 subjects and provides you with cutting-edge general management and business education, with a focus on the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and its Personal and Professional Skills Development (PPSD) platform. The program builds on a long tradition of flexible delivery with two intakes per year, different delivery modes to suit different student needs (standard and flexible options) and teaching times in the evening, weekends, and block modes. Students will have the opportunity to study overseas, undertake an internship, or select a research pathway.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
Australian Bachelor's degree or approved international equivalent, with a minimum of three years relevant managerial experience. If you have more than eight years of relevant managerial experience but do not have an undergraduate degree, you may still be considered for professional entry.
Professional recognition
Graduates can apply for membership to associations such as the Graduate Management Association of Australia and the Australian Institute of Management.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question. Or you can apply to study the MBA online. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805 to find out more.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Business Administration (Advanced) (Master)City

Master of Business Administration/Master of Health Administration (077914K)

Duration :
2.5 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
31 760
Campus
City, Franklin Street
Year
2016
About this course
This course is a comprehensive study package for professionals in health service settings who want to expand their career pathway into senior management roles in public or private organisations. It also provides an entry into the health sector for managers working in non-healthcare settings.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
Applicants are required to hold an Australian bachelor's degree or approved international equivalent Bachelor's degree in a business or related field and have a minimum of two years relevant management experience in the health sector. Applicants are also required to submit a one page statement of reasons for study and be supported by two referees.

Minimum grade avergae equivalent to 70% in previous qualification if in a related field, of 75% if in an unrelated field.
Additional information
Please note this course is held at the Franklin Street Campus, which is located in the CBD. You might like to consider finding accommodation close to your campus. You must review the Supplementary Checklist before lodging your application.
Professional recognition
The MHA is accredited by the Australasian College of Health Service Management. It's also accredited by the Royal Australian
College of Medical Administrators. Our MBA is an internationally recognised professional qualification in business.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Business Administration/Health AdministrationCity
Business Administration/Health AdministrationFranklin Street

Master of Business Administration (Online)

Duration :
You can complete the La Trobe MBA in as little as 12 months.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
33 250
Campus
Online
Year
2016
About this course
The La Trobe MBA is highly rated both in Australia and internationally. It is consistently awarded the highest possible rating of 5 stars by the Graduate Management Association of Australia, and it was also recently ranked in the top 20 MBA programs globally in the Global Green ranking of MBAs with a focus on sustainability.

The curriculum is designed to make you a modern and responsible business leader who has the expertise to develop and sustain competitive advantages for your organisation. The program focuses on the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Management Education, general management skills and includes a comprehensive personal and professional skills development unit.

This program is delivered online, with more than five intakes per year.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
Australian Bachelor's degree or approved international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60 per cent) average in the final year and three years of relevant managerial experience. If you have more than eight years of relevant managerial experience but do not have an undergraduate degree, you may still be considered for professional entry.
Additional information
Please remember: studying one of our online courses as an international student doesnt make you eligible for an Australian student visa.

You need to have an on-campus place with an Australian education provider to be eligible for an Australian student visa. Because this course is online, students studying this course dont meet this requirement.
How to apply
Apply now to study the MBA online. Visit our FAQ page or chat online with one of our team. See the online program for more information.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Business Administration (Online)Online

Master of Business Analytics

Duration :
2 years.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
City
Year
2016
About this course
The Master of Business Analytics is a specialised degree that aims to give you the skills to solve the problems of modern businesses. This multi-disciplinary course draws upon knowledge and skills in business, statistics, computer science, and soft personal skills such as communication and critical thinking. The course covers foundation and advanced business analytics by using state-of-the-art tools to showcase the practical application of knowledge and skills. It also has a strong industry presence to ensure that you're kept up-to-date with the latest developments in this field.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.
Academic entry requirements
A recognised Bachelor's degree in any discipline.
Additional information
Students enrolling in the program with a cognate degree or relevant experience may submit documents for Advanced Standing, allowing them to complete the course in 1.5 years or less.
How to apply
Apply now to start in Semester 1, 2016. You can also ask us a question, visit our FAQ page or chat online with one of our team (9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday). You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805, or email businessanalytics@latrobe.edu.au.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Business Analytics (Master)City

Master of Engineering Management (080775A)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
29 260
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
Develop your career in electronics, telecommunications or computer engineering with a two-year Master of Engineering Management. The primary objectives of the course are to equip you with the tools and skills necessary to develop ideas, to lead and to manage organisational activities in the engineering industry, and to further develop your engineering expertise at a postgraduate coursework level.

You'll study the foundations of good management through accounting, finance and marketing subjects in your first year, and then go on to more detailed engineering and business subjects.

The second year also includes an opportunity to complete an independent design project to give you practical experience and deeper knowledge.

Students will have access to our professional associations with Engineers Australia and the Graduate Management Association of Australia.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
A four-year Australian Bachelor's degree in electronics, telecommunications, or computer engineering, or an Honours degree in science in an appropriate field, or approved international equivalent. A minimum background in digital logic, computer architecture, mathematics at second year level and basic programming skills in C or C++.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Engineering ManagementMelbourne

Master of Financial Analysis (079189G)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
Our Master of Financial Analysis is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry. It's designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter - the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.

This two-year program is an ideal route to an internationally recognised professional accreditation in finance. We've developed our accounting and finance courses in partnership with industry, to meet the needs of business and professional associations, particularly the CFA.

The curriculum is designed to provide you with a framework of relevant knowledge and skills required for high-level work in the finance industry. You'll get a broad understanding of economics, accounting, management and quantitative methods, while developing your analytical thinking.

You'll gain a strong grounding in the foundation principles of finance and examine areas such as security valuation and portfolio management, debt and derivative securities, micro- and macroeconomics, competitive and monopoly market structures, credit analysis, and risk assessment.

We'll prepare you for work in high-level investment, asset management, banking, and finance roles locally and overseas. Previous graduates have moved into roles such as Senior Investment Officer, Finance Executive, and Business Analyst at various companies in Australia and around the world including PwC, Telstra, KPMG, ANZ and EY (formerly Ernst & Young).

Our finance subjects are ranked in the Top 7 per cent in the world (QS world university rankings by subject 2015) and were among the top three universities in Victoria for research in accounting, auditing and accountability, banking, finance and investment (Excellence in Research for Australia, 2015). This expertise informs and enhances the content of our courses and our teaching.

Combine this degree with other Master's courses, such as the Master of Professional Accounting or the Master of International Business in order to expand your employment options, both in Australia and overseas.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program.
Additional information
If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record, employment experience, and/or satisfactory completion of a challenge exam for any one or all of the four, first semester subjects.
Professional recognition
The curriculum is built around the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA Institute) Candidate Body of Knowledge, preparing you to sit for the CFA exam. Being a program partner of the CFA, the Master of Financial Analysis covers 70 per cent of all three levels of the CFA program candidate body of knowledge (CBOK) topics, the CFA Institute ethical and professional standards, and other CFA program partner requirements.

Established in 1962, the CFA Program sets the global standard for investment knowledge, standards and ethics. The CFA Charter is open to those with four years' experience in the investment industry who have successfully completed examinations set by the CFA Institute.

Recognition as a CFA Program Partner signals to employers and the marketplace that the curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and assists in preparing students to sit the CFA exams.

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Financial Analysis (Master)Melbourne

Master of Financial Analysis (Investment) (079188G)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
The Master of Financial Analysis (Investment) is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry and is designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter, which has become known as the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.

This course focuses specifically on the specialisation of equity valuation and portfolio performance measurement allowing the study of this area in greater depth, and is the course with the most comprehensive core curriculum coverage of the CFA Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK). It builds on a broad foundation of study in economics, accounting, management and quantitative methods. Lecturers and practitioners help students develop the knowledge, skills and analytical thinking suitable for professional accreditation as a CFA charterholder and a career in investment, banking or finance.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program.
Additional information
This course is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry. It is designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter - the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English language proficiency, academic record or employment experience.
Professional recognition
The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance in the world. It sets the global standard for investment knowledge, standards and ethics. The CFA charter is obtained by successfully completing examinations at three levels set by the CFA Institute and having four years of work experience in the investment industry.

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three years' to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Financial Analysis (Investment)Melbourne

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Business Administration (073460A)

Duration :
2.5 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
32 640
Campus
City
Year
2016
About this course
This double degree combines the specialist finance knowledge necessary for success in the finance industry with the knowledge of essential techniques of management necessary to create value in the world of business and met the priorities of government organisations. The MFA program facilitates entry into a wide range of challenging and rewarding careers in the finance sector as well as providing a pathway to several widely recognised designations of professional excellence within the investment industry while the MBA prepares graduates to tackle problems creatively in order to achieve optimum results for the organisation.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60 per cent) average in the final year and three years of relevant managerial experience. Applicants with more than eight years of relevant managerial experience but without an undergraduate degree may be considered for professional entry.
Professional recognition
The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA Charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance globally.
The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three years' to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Financial Analysis/Business AdministrationMelbourne

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of International Business (073441D)

Duration :
3 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
This double degree combines the specialist finance knowledge necessary for success in the finance industry with an interdisciplinary overview of issues related to international business, and how these issues influence the global economy.

Our Master of Financial Analysis is an ideal route to internationally recognised professional accreditation in finance. You'll develop or extend your professional skills in finance and gain a broad understanding of economics, accounting, management and quantitative methods.

The program is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry. It's designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter - the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.

Our finance subjects are ranked in the top 7 per cent in the world by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015. This expertise informs our course content and our teaching.

We've developed the course in partnership with business and professional associations, particularly the CFA. This means you'll graduate with the professional skills needed to gain entry into a range of challenging and rewarding careers in the financial sector.

The Master of International Business (MIB) provides an education in the essential techniques of international business management, keeping a balance between academic rigour and exposure to a wide range of practical experiences in the various aspects of international management.

As a graduate you'll be ready for a high-level career in investment, banking and finance roles both locally and overseas. This could include export/import companies, joint ventures, public sector areas involved in international trade and conglomerates with subsidiaries reaching around the globe.

Seminars and lectures are held at our Melbourne Campus. While most classes are held during the day, some are held outside work hours and in block mode.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program.
Additional information
If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record, and employment experience.
Professional recognition
The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA Charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance globally.

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three to five years industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Financial Analysis/International BusinessMelbourne

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Professional Accounting (073459E)

Duration :
3 years or 2.5 years if you've completed study in a related discipline.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
This course leads to internationally-recognised professional accreditations in accounting and finance, and prepares you to take the next step in your career in finance, banking and accounting.

We've developed our accounting and finance courses in partnership with industry, to meet the needs of business and professional associations. The School of Accounting's Advisory Board comprises senior staff from Deloitte, PwC, Australia Post, ANZ Bank and Hayes Knight Melbourne who advise the school on courses, curriculum and other activities.

The curriculum is jointly based on the finance industry endorsed CFA Institute Candidate Body of Knowledge (TM) and the professional accrediting bodies for accountants. It builds on a broad foundation of study in economics, accounting and finance, management, marketing and statistics. And equips you with the knowledge and training you need to specialise in areas such as auditing, costing, investigative accounting, taxation, financial advice, funds management, investment analytics, management consulting and more.

La Trobe's accounting and finance subjects are ranked in the Top 7 per cent in the world (QS world university rankings by subject 2015) and were among the top three universities in Victoria for research in accounting, auditing and accountability, banking, finance and investment (Excellence in Research for Australia, 2015). This expertise informs and enhances the content of our courses and our teaching.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program.
Additional information
If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record, employment experience, and/or satisfactory completion of a challenge exam for any one or all of the four, first semester subjects.
Professional recognition
The course is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance in the world. The Master of Financial Analysis is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry and is designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter, which has become known as the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three years' to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Financial Analysis/Professional Accounting (Master)Melbourne

Master of International Business (052342C)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
Global markets are of increasing importance in all spheres of business and our Master of International Business develops your understanding of international business and the global economy, as well as the role of managers in this context.

Delivered by one of Australia's leading business schools, the course builds on a broad foundation of study in economics, accounting and finance, management, marketing and statistics.

You'll explore both the macro and micro aspects of international business environments, examining the functional strategies of multinational corporations across a range of areas including marketing and human resource management.

You can choose from a wide range of elective subjects offered as part of the course or from other areas of the University, and take your studies overseas with offshore internship opportunities.

The course facilitates entry into a range of challenging and rewarding careers in international business. You'll be prepared for roles in organisations with a global outlook, including joint ventures, import and export companies, and other companies engaged in international trade.

Our graduates are employed in management, sales and consulting roles - locally and internationally - with companies including Nestlé, News Corp, Johnson & Johnson, Land Rover and Coles.

Previous work experience is not a requirement for the course and recent graduates are welcome to apply. The course is also suitable if you're a graduate already in the workforce and seeking to move from the domestic business sector into the international business environment.

As a graduate, you may be eligible for membership to the Australian Institute of Management (AIM), Australia's largest membership organisation for managers.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program.
Additional information
If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record, and employment experience.
Professional recognition
As a graduate, you may be eligible for membership to the Australian Institute of Management (AIM), Australia's largest membership organisation for managers.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.International Business (Master)Melbourne

Master of Management (Corporate Governance and Risk) (085005C)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
City, Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
Join the fast-growing area of corporate governance and risk management. This course equips you with the knowledge and skills required for effective management and responsible leadership, with a particular emphasis in corporate governance and risk management.
You'll explore a range of corporate governance and risk principles and their application within a quality management framework including elements of good corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, the role of boards and board meetings, ASX and listing, identification and management of risk and compliance frameworks.
You'll study with students from a diverse mix of academic backgrounds ranging from engineering, humanities and science, to management and business, in a way that facilitates dynamic multidisciplinary innovation and exchange of ideas.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offered to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Professional recognition
Graduates can explore membership opportunities with the Governance Institute of Australia which is a one of Australia's peak professional bodies in governance, risk management and compliance. Upon graduation, students can seek associate membership with the Governance Institute.

Graduates may also be eligible for membership of the internationally -recognised professional associations in corporate governance- The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Management (Corporate Governance and Risk)Melbourne

Master of Management (Project Management) (085006B)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
City, Melbourne, Sydney
Year
2016
About this course
This course brings together students from a diverse mix of academic backgrounds ranging from engineering, information technology and science, to management and business, in a way that facilitates dynamic multidisciplinary innovation and the exchange of ideas.
You'll develop knowledge and skills required for effective management and responsible leadership, with a particular emphasis in project management. You'll explore a range of project management principles and their application within a quality management framework including developing a project management plan, verifying and controlling the project scope, defining, scheduling and allocating resources and monitoring project quality and best practice.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offered to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Additional information
If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Professional recognition
Graduates can seek membership with the Project Management Institute (PMI) which is a one of the key associations in project management worldwide. The course also satisfies the minimum project management education requirements of the PMI for the two levels of certification: CAPM and PMP. PMP Certification also requires relevant, further work experience.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Management (Project Management)Melbourne

Master of Professional Accounting (079547A)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2016
About this course
The two-year Master of Professional Accounting is suitable if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major. This degree helps you develop your understanding of accounting, economics, management and related areas. It is a suitable course for people interested in changing their career paths or broadening the options in their existing field in, for example, engineering, medicine, science or the arts.

We are partnered with CPA, ICAA and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative and is a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships, education and research commitments ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance.

Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries, including the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, the Berlin School of Economics or France's BEM Management School.

You'll be eligible for membership to professional bodies like CPA Australia, Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA), Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and London's Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Completion of the Master program includes entry to the Professional Year of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. This 12-month program offers extended practical skills and training, with networking opportunities and includes an internship. The professional year can be done overseas.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program.
Additional information
If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your academic record and employment experience.
Professional recognition
The degree satisfies the academic requirements for associate membership of CPA Australia (the professional body for Certified Practising Accountants in Australia) and admission to the Chartered Accountants Program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

The course is also recognised by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), based in London.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Professional Accounting (Master)Melbourne

2017

Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Management (080517G)

Duration :
6 months
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
This course is designed for graduates of any discipline who seek to combine their existing skills with industry-driven, business-focused IT skills.

Content is designed to meet employer demands for professionals with an understanding of business processes and information systems management tools.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.
English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
An Australian Bachelor's degree in business or related discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without a cognate undergraduate degree but with a demonstrated minimum of at least five years relevant business experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English language proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Information Systems Management (Graduate Certificate)Melbourne

Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (087776K)

Duration :
1 year
Semester starts :
Semester 1 (March)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
City
Year
2017
About this course
The Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics is a specialised degree that aims to give you the skills to solve the problems of modern businesses. This multi-disciplinary course draws upon knowledge and skills in business, statistics, computer science, and soft personal skills such as communication and critical thinking. The course covers foundation and advanced business analytics by using state-of-the-art tools to showcase the practical application of knowledge and skills. It also has a strong industry presence to ensure that you're kept up-to-date with the latest developments in this field.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.
Academic entry requirements
A recognised Bachelor's degree in a cognate discipline.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805, or email businessanalytics@latrobe.edu.au.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Business Analytics (Graduate Diploma)City

Graduate Diploma in Information Systems Management (059107B)

Duration :
1 year
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
Employers are increasingly demanding professionals with an understanding of business processes and information systems management tools. You can combine your existing skills in any discipline with industry-driven, business-focused IT skills. It is part of a three-tier postgraduate program where you may articulate into the Master of Information Systems Management or the Master of Business Information Management and Systems. You will learn to develop business solutions in areas such as customer relationships, management, marketing or accounting and finance using industry based enterprise resource planning tools (e.g. SAP) and business intelligence tools (e.g. SAS). You will also develop an understanding of the analysis, design and application of business information systems and gain knowledge and skills in data warehousing, entrepreneurship, IT, information systems management and business intelligence.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
An Australian Bachelor's degree in business or related discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without a cognate undergraduate degree but with a demonstrated minimum of at least five years relevant business experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English language proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Information Systems Management (Graduate Diploma)Melbourne

Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (049582B)

Duration :
1 year
Semester starts :
See additional information
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
This course aims to provide a general professional qualification in information technology (IT) to graduates with a grounding in the discipline who seek to broaden or deepen their knowledge of using computers. Core subjects provide a foundation in information systems, software development and computer networking.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.
English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline, or approved international equivalent.
Professional recognition
The course is accredited for associate level membership of the Australian Computer Society.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Information Technology (Graduate Diploma)Melbourne

Master of Biotechnology Management (091417K)

Duration :
2 years full-time
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
This two-year course gives you the competencies required to thrive in the rapidly developing biotechnology industry. It provides a unique combination of studies, allowing you to acquire advanced skills in biotechnology, while attaining sound business/management foundations.

The course aims to leverage advanced training in biotechnology against a business and management setting. You'll have the opportunity to forge a career path in biotechnology industry leadership, and apply scientific foundations to a business and management environment.
English Language Requirements
Academic 6.5, no band less than 6.0
Academic entry requirements
A three-year Australian Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Science, Bioscience, Biotechnology, Pharmacy or a related field.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Biotechnology Management (Master)Melbourne

Master of Business Administration (075421C)

Duration :
1.5 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
33 510
Campus
City, Bendigo, Albury-Wodonga, Mildura, Shepparton
Year
2017
About this course
The La Trobe MBA is about more than just taking the next step in your career. By studying with us, you'll consider issues like responsibilities to co-workers and the community, and graduate as a leader who can develop and sustain a competitive advantage for your organisation.

You'll participate in real business scenarios, participate in a boardroom simulation, and create your own e-portfolio as part of your studies. Responsible management is a key theme across your subjects, underpinned by the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

Flexible study modes including weekend and evening classes mean you'll be able to complete this course alongside your other commitments. You can choose from full-time or part-time options.

The La Trobe MBA has been ranked 14th in the Asia Pacific - QS TopMBA Global 200 Business Schools Report 2014/2015 - equivalent to fourth in Australia. It has been consistently ranked second in Melbourne and Victoria (QS and the AFR BOSS rankings). It is one of only 3 universities in Australia with the prestigious European Foundation for Management Development's EPAS accreditation.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60%) average in the final year and three years' relevant managerial experience. Applicants with more than eight year's relevant managerial experience but without an undergraduate degree may be considered for professional entry.
Additional costs
Students must pay all costs related to international study tours, including travel, meals and accommodation. Costs vary depending on location (all accepted students are eligible to apply for travel grants).
Additional information
You must pay all costs related to international study tours, including travel, meals and accommodation. Costs vary depending on location (you will be eligible to apply for travel grants).
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805. Or you can apply to study the MBA online. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805 to find out more.

A limited number of Postgraduate Excellence Scholarships are available, offering a 20 per cent discount on course fees. Learn more.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Business Administration (Master)Melbourne

Master of Business Administration (Advanced) (080774B)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
33 510
Campus
City
Year
2017
About this course
This course offers an extended MBA program. The program comprises 16 subjects and provides you with cutting-edge general management and business education, with a focus on the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and its Personal and Professional Skills Development (PPSD) platform. The program builds on a long tradition of flexible delivery with two intakes per year, different delivery modes to suit different student needs (standard and flexible options) and teaching times in the evening, weekends, and block modes. Students will have the opportunity to study overseas, undertake an internship, or select a research pathway.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
Australian Bachelor's degree or approved international equivalent, with a minimum of three years relevant managerial experience. If you have more than eight years of relevant managerial experience but do not have an undergraduate degree, you may still be considered for professional entry.
Professional recognition
Graduates can apply for membership to associations such as the Graduate Management Association of Australia and the Australian Institute of Management.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805. Or you can apply to study the MBA online. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805 to find out more.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.Business Administration (Advanced)City

Master of Business Administration/Master of Health Administration (077914K)

Duration :
2.5 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
31 760
Campus
City, Franklin Street
Year
2017
About this course
This course is a comprehensive study package for professionals in health service settings who want to expand their career pathway into senior management roles in public or private organisations. It also provides an entry into the health sector for managers working in non-healthcare settings.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
Applicants are required to hold an Australian bachelor's degree or approved international equivalent Bachelor's degree in a business or related field and have a minimum of two years relevant management experience in the health sector. Applicants are also required to submit a one page statement of reasons for study and be supported by two referees.

Minimum grade avergae equivalent to 70% in previous qualification if in a related field, of 75% if in an unrelated field.
Additional information
Please note this course is held at the Franklin Street Campus, which is located in the CBD. You might like to consider finding accommodation close to your campus. You must review the Supplementary Checklist before lodging your application.
Professional recognition
The MHA is accredited by the Australasian College of Health Service Management. It's also accredited by the Royal Australian
College of Medical Administrators. Our MBA is an internationally recognised professional qualification in business.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Business Administration/Health AdministrationCity
Business Administration/Health AdministrationFranklin Street

Master of Business Administration (Online)

Duration :
You can complete the La Trobe MBA in as little as 12 months.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
33 250
Campus
Online
Year
2017
About this course
The La Trobe MBA is highly rated both in Australia and internationally. It is consistently awarded the highest possible rating of 5 stars by the Graduate Management Association of Australia, and it was also recently ranked in the top 20 MBA programs globally in the Global Green ranking of MBAs with a focus on sustainability.

The curriculum is designed to make you a modern and responsible business leader who has the expertise to develop and sustain competitive advantages for your organisation. The program focuses on the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Management Education, general management skills and includes a comprehensive personal and professional skills development unit.

This program is delivered online, with more than five intakes per year.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
Australian Bachelor's degree or approved international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60 per cent) average in the final year and three years of relevant managerial experience. If you have more than eight years of relevant managerial experience but do not have an undergraduate degree, you may still be considered for professional entry.
Additional information
Please remember: studying one of our online courses as an international student doesnt make you eligible for an Australian student visa.

You need to have an on-campus place with an Australian education provider to be eligible for an Australian student visa. Because this course is online, students studying this course dont meet this requirement.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805. Visit our FAQ page or chat online with one of our team. See the online program for more information.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Business Administration (Online)Online

Master of Business Analytics

Duration :
2 years.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
City
Year
2017
About this course
The Master of Business Analytics is a specialised degree that aims to give you the skills to solve the problems of modern businesses. This multi-disciplinary course draws upon knowledge and skills in business, statistics, computer science, and soft personal skills such as communication and critical thinking. The course covers foundation and advanced business analytics by using state-of-the-art tools to showcase the practical application of knowledge and skills. It also has a strong industry presence to ensure that you're kept up-to-date with the latest developments in this field.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.
Academic entry requirements
A recognised Bachelor's degree in any discipline.
Additional information
Students enrolling in the program with a cognate degree or relevant experience may submit documents for Advanced Standing, allowing them to complete the course in 1.5 years or less.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805, or email businessanalytics@latrobe.edu.au.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Business Analytics (Master)City

Master of Engineering Management (080775A)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
29 260
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
Develop your career in electronics, telecommunications or computer engineering with a two-year Master of Engineering Management. The primary objectives of the course are to equip you with the tools and skills necessary to develop ideas, to lead and to manage organisational activities in the engineering industry, and to further develop your engineering expertise at a postgraduate coursework level.

You'll study the foundations of good management through accounting, finance and marketing subjects in your first year, and then go on to more detailed engineering and business subjects.

The second year also includes an opportunity to complete an independent design project to give you practical experience and deeper knowledge.

Students will have access to our professional associations with Engineers Australia and the Graduate Management Association of Australia.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
A four-year Australian Bachelor's degree in electronics, telecommunications, or computer engineering, or an Honours degree in science in an appropriate field, or approved international equivalent. A minimum background in digital logic, computer architecture, mathematics at second year level and basic programming skills in C or C++.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Engineering ManagementMelbourne

Master of Financial Analysis (079189G)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
Our Master of Financial Analysis is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry. It's designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter - the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.

This two-year program is an ideal route to an internationally recognised professional accreditation in finance. We've developed our accounting and finance courses in partnership with industry, to meet the needs of business and professional associations, particularly the CFA.

The curriculum is designed to provide you with a framework of relevant knowledge and skills required for high-level work in the finance industry. You'll get a broad understanding of economics, accounting, management and quantitative methods, while developing your analytical thinking.

You'll gain a strong grounding in the foundation principles of finance and examine areas such as security valuation and portfolio management, debt and derivative securities, micro- and macroeconomics, competitive and monopoly market structures, credit analysis, and risk assessment.

We'll prepare you for work in high-level investment, asset management, banking, and finance roles locally and overseas. Previous graduates have moved into roles such as Senior Investment Officer, Finance Executive, and Business Analyst at various companies in Australia and around the world including PwC, Telstra, KPMG, ANZ and EY (formerly Ernst & Young).

Our finance subjects are ranked in the Top 7 per cent in the world (QS world university rankings by subject 2015) and were among the top three universities in Victoria for research in accounting, auditing and accountability, banking, finance and investment (Excellence in Research for Australia, 2015). This expertise informs and enhances the content of our courses and our teaching.

Combine this degree with other Master's courses, such as the Master of Professional Accounting or the Master of International Business in order to expand your employment options, both in Australia and overseas.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program.
Additional information
If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record, employment experience, and/or satisfactory completion of a challenge exam for any one or all of the four, first semester subjects.
Professional recognition
The curriculum is built around the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA Institute) Candidate Body of Knowledge, preparing you to sit for the CFA exam. Being a program partner of the CFA, the Master of Financial Analysis covers 70 per cent of all three levels of the CFA program candidate body of knowledge (CBOK) topics, the CFA Institute ethical and professional standards, and other CFA program partner requirements.

Established in 1962, the CFA Program sets the global standard for investment knowledge, standards and ethics. The CFA Charter is open to those with four years' experience in the investment industry who have successfully completed examinations set by the CFA Institute.

Recognition as a CFA Program Partner signals to employers and the marketplace that the curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and assists in preparing students to sit the CFA exams.

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Financial Analysis (Master)Melbourne

Master of Financial Analysis (Investment) (079188G)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
The Master of Financial Analysis (Investment) is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry and is designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter, which has become known as the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.

This course focuses specifically on the specialisation of equity valuation and portfolio performance measurement allowing the study of this area in greater depth, and is the course with the most comprehensive core curriculum coverage of the CFA Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK). It builds on a broad foundation of study in economics, accounting, management and quantitative methods. Lecturers and practitioners help students develop the knowledge, skills and analytical thinking suitable for professional accreditation as a CFA charterholder and a career in investment, banking or finance.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program.
Additional information
This course is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry. It is designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter - the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English language proficiency, academic record or employment experience.
Professional recognition
The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance in the world. It sets the global standard for investment knowledge, standards and ethics. The CFA charter is obtained by successfully completing examinations at three levels set by the CFA Institute and having four years of work experience in the investment industry.

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three years' to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Financial Analysis (Investment)Melbourne

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Business Administration (073460A)

Duration :
2.5 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
32 640
Campus
City
Year
2017
About this course
This double degree combines the specialist finance knowledge necessary for success in the finance industry with the knowledge of essential techniques of management necessary to create value in the world of business and met the priorities of government organisations. The MFA program facilitates entry into a wide range of challenging and rewarding careers in the finance sector as well as providing a pathway to several widely recognised designations of professional excellence within the investment industry while the MBA prepares graduates to tackle problems creatively in order to achieve optimum results for the organisation.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60 per cent) average in the final year and three years of relevant managerial experience. Applicants with more than eight years of relevant managerial experience but without an undergraduate degree may be considered for professional entry.
Professional recognition
The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA Charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance globally.
The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three years' to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Financial Analysis/Business AdministrationMelbourne

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of International Business (073441D)

Duration :
3 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
This double degree combines the specialist finance knowledge necessary for success in the finance industry with an interdisciplinary overview of issues related to international business, and how these issues influence the global economy.

Our Master of Financial Analysis is an ideal route to internationally recognised professional accreditation in finance. You'll develop or extend your professional skills in finance and gain a broad understanding of economics, accounting, management and quantitative methods.

The program is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry. It's designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter - the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.

Our finance subjects are ranked in the top 7 per cent in the world by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015. This expertise informs our course content and our teaching.

We've developed the course in partnership with business and professional associations, particularly the CFA. This means you'll graduate with the professional skills needed to gain entry into a range of challenging and rewarding careers in the financial sector.

The Master of International Business (MIB) provides an education in the essential techniques of international business management, keeping a balance between academic rigour and exposure to a wide range of practical experiences in the various aspects of international management.

As a graduate you'll be ready for a high-level career in investment, banking and finance roles both locally and overseas. This could include export/import companies, joint ventures, public sector areas involved in international trade and conglomerates with subsidiaries reaching around the globe.

Seminars and lectures are held at our Melbourne Campus. While most classes are held during the day, some are held outside work hours and in block mode.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program.
Additional information
If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record, and employment experience.
Professional recognition
The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA Charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance globally.

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three to five years industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Financial Analysis/International BusinessMelbourne

Master of Financial Analysis/Master of Professional Accounting (073459E)

Duration :
3 years or 2.5 years if you've completed study in a related discipline.
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
This course leads to internationally-recognised professional accreditations in accounting and finance, and prepares you to take the next step in your career in finance, banking and accounting.

We've developed our accounting and finance courses in partnership with industry, to meet the needs of business and professional associations. The School of Accounting's Advisory Board comprises senior staff from Deloitte, PwC, Australia Post, ANZ Bank and Hayes Knight Melbourne who advise the school on courses, curriculum and other activities.

The curriculum is jointly based on the finance industry endorsed CFA Institute Candidate Body of Knowledge (TM) and the professional accrediting bodies for accountants. It builds on a broad foundation of study in economics, accounting and finance, management, marketing and statistics. And equips you with the knowledge and training you need to specialise in areas such as auditing, costing, investigative accounting, taxation, financial advice, funds management, investment analytics, management consulting and more.

La Trobe's accounting and finance subjects are ranked in the Top 7 per cent in the world (QS world university rankings by subject 2015) and were among the top three universities in Victoria for research in accounting, auditing and accountability, banking, finance and investment (Excellence in Research for Australia, 2015). This expertise informs and enhances the content of our courses and our teaching.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program.
Additional information
If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record, employment experience, and/or satisfactory completion of a challenge exam for any one or all of the four, first semester subjects.
Professional recognition
The course is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

The Master of Financial Analysis is a CFA Program Partner. The CFA charter is the most widely recognised professional accreditation in finance in the world. The Master of Financial Analysis is based on a defined body of knowledge of proven relevance to the finance industry and is designed as a pathway to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter, which has become known as the designation of professional excellence within the global investment industry.

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) offers membership at the level of Associate and Senior Associate to those with an accredited degree and three years' to five years' industry experience. In addition, the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) offers membership as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional for those with an accredited postgraduate course in a finance-related discipline.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Financial Analysis/Professional Accounting (Master)Melbourne

Master of International Business (052342C)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
Global markets are of increasing importance in all spheres of business and our Master of International Business develops your understanding of international business and the global economy, as well as the role of managers in this context.

Delivered by one of Australia's leading business schools, the course builds on a broad foundation of study in economics, accounting and finance, management, marketing and statistics.

You'll explore both the macro and micro aspects of international business environments, examining the functional strategies of multinational corporations across a range of areas including marketing and human resource management.

You can choose from a wide range of elective subjects offered as part of the course or from other areas of the University, and take your studies overseas with offshore internship opportunities.

The course facilitates entry into a range of challenging and rewarding careers in international business. You'll be prepared for roles in organisations with a global outlook, including joint ventures, import and export companies, and other companies engaged in international trade.

Our graduates are employed in management, sales and consulting roles - locally and internationally - with companies including Nestlé, News Corp, Johnson & Johnson, Land Rover and Coles.

Previous work experience is not a requirement for the course and recent graduates are welcome to apply. The course is also suitable if you're a graduate already in the workforce and seeking to move from the domestic business sector into the international business environment.

As a graduate, you may be eligible for membership to the Australian Institute of Management (AIM), Australia's largest membership organisation for managers.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program.
Additional information
If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record, and employment experience.
Professional recognition
As a graduate, you may be eligible for membership to the Australian Institute of Management (AIM), Australia's largest membership organisation for managers.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
International Business (Master)Melbourne

Master of Management (Corporate Governance and Risk) (085005C)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
City, Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
Join the fast-growing area of corporate governance and risk management. This course equips you with the knowledge and skills required for effective management and responsible leadership, with a particular emphasis in corporate governance and risk management.
You'll explore a range of corporate governance and risk principles and their application within a quality management framework including elements of good corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, the role of boards and board meetings, ASX and listing, identification and management of risk and compliance frameworks.
You'll study with students from a diverse mix of academic backgrounds ranging from engineering, humanities and science, to management and business, in a way that facilitates dynamic multidisciplinary innovation and exchange of ideas.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offered to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Professional recognition
Graduates can explore membership opportunities with the Governance Institute of Australia which is a one of Australia's peak professional bodies in governance, risk management and compliance. Upon graduation, students can seek associate membership with the Governance Institute.

Graduates may also be eligible for membership of the internationally -recognised professional associations in corporate governance- The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Management (Corporate Governance and Risk)Melbourne

Master of Management (Project Management) (085006B)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
City, Melbourne, Sydney
Year
2017
About this course
This course brings together students from a diverse mix of academic backgrounds ranging from engineering, information technology and science, to management and business, in a way that facilitates dynamic multidisciplinary innovation and the exchange of ideas.
You'll develop knowledge and skills required for effective management and responsible leadership, with a particular emphasis in project management. You'll explore a range of project management principles and their application within a quality management framework including developing a project management plan, verifying and controlling the project scope, defining, scheduling and allocating resources and monitoring project quality and best practice.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offered to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Additional information
If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Professional recognition
Graduates can seek membership with the Project Management Institute (PMI) which is a one of the key associations in project management worldwide. The course also satisfies the minimum project management education requirements of the PMI for the two levels of certification: CAPM and PMP. PMP Certification also requires relevant, further work experience.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Management (Project Management)Melbourne

Master of Professional Accounting (079547A)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
28 460
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2017
About this course
The two-year Master of Professional Accounting is suitable if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major. This degree helps you develop your understanding of accounting, economics, management and related areas. It is a suitable course for people interested in changing their career paths or broadening the options in their existing field in, for example, engineering, medicine, science or the arts.

We are partnered with CPA, ICAA and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative and is a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships, education and research commitments ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance.

Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries, including the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, the Berlin School of Economics or France's BEM Management School.

You'll be eligible for membership to professional bodies like CPA Australia, Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA), Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and London's Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Completion of the Master program includes entry to the Professional Year of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. This 12-month program offers extended practical skills and training, with networking opportunities and includes an internship. The professional year can be done overseas.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program.
Additional information
If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your academic record and employment experience.
Professional recognition
The degree satisfies the academic requirements for associate membership of CPA Australia (the professional body for Certified Practising Accountants in Australia) and admission to the Chartered Accountants Program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

The course is also recognised by the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), based in London.
How to apply
Applications for 2017 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
NB: The Handbook contains detailed information about courses, including course structures, designed primarily for students enrolled at La Trobe University.
Professional Accounting (Master)Melbourne

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