Academic entry requirements

Undergraduate and postgraduate entry requirements

Academic entry requirements for undergraduate and postgraduate courses may vary considerably between degree programs.

Please note that scores for A-levels are taken out of the best three academic subjects.

Please go to Find a course to find the academic entry requirements for each course listing.

GAOKAO

La Trobe University recognises the Chinese GAOKAO system and will consider granting direct entry to outstanding GAOKAO students. View information on our scholarship and direct entry GAOKAO scores.

Postgraduate research entry requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate research programs are set out below, or you can download the 2014 Postgraduate and Research Course Guide. Please note some programs might have additional entry requirements - please refer to the Find a course website for details.

Master's by Research

For admission to a Master's by Research degree, applicants must have completed a Bachelor's degree with Honours from La Trobe University or another recognised university or educational institution. The Honours degree should have been completed at the level of H1 or H2A or equivalent. Applicants with Honours at H2B may be considered in some instances.

Professional Doctorate

Candidates for the Professional Doctorate will normally have completed a Master's degree or Bachelor's degree with Honours (H1 or H2A) at La Trobe University or another recognised university and have at least three years of relevant professional experience. Candidates are also required to provide evidence of research expertise.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Candidates for the PhD will normally have completed a Master's degree or Bachelor's degree with Honours (H1 or H2A) from La Trobe University or another recognised university.