La Trobe has five faculties offering a wide range of courses, research programs and study options.

All faculties support and promote excellence through focusing on the student experience, quality teaching, and the right balance of theoretical and practical knowledge.

Business, Economics and Law

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Law is the Faculty of business and the professions. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in key areas of business, law and management, as well as undertaking leading-edge research. Research strengths include sustainability, economics and business policy.


The Faculty of Education has a contemporary and innovative approach to education. It caters for a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research interests in areas related to education (including applied linguistics and teacher training) and outdoor and environmental education.

Health Sciences

The Faculty of Health Sciences is one of Australia’s leading health education providers. Our faculty is made up of four divisions with a commitment to high quality education and research.

Humanities and Social Sciences

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. It is home to some of Australia's leading scholars and students enjoy a progressive environment in which they are supported to excel in their areas of interest and to develop their creativity, scholarship and ability to learn.

Science, Technology and Engineering

The Faculty of Science, Technology and Engineering includes physical and biological sciences, agricultural and environmental sciences, computer science and engineering, electronic and civil engineering, nanotechnology, pharmacy and psychology. We combine quality, international research with a very practical approach to student learning.