Six steps to apply

Step 1: Choose your course

Browse our courses database and get in touch if you have any questions.

Step 2: Check your course requirements

Some courses have other requirements like prerequisites or portfolio presentations, so check the ‘prerequisite’ and ‘Year 12 and non-year 12 extra requirements’ sections for your course.

We also recommend mature-age applicants complete a personal statement. Find out more about extra application requirements.

Step 3: Consider your entry pathways

If you think you may not meet the entry requirements or prerequisites for your preferred course, we can help. We offer a range of pathways including:

  • preparatory programs
  • bridging courses
  • course transfer options
  • credit for TAFE study.

Read more about our pathways and contact us on 1300 135 045 if you have any questions.

Step 4: Come and visit us

Come to one of our mature-age events to get a taste of life at La Trobe and have your questions answered in person.

Step 5: Apply

Call us on 1300 135 045 for more information about your application options or talk to us via live chat.

Step 6: Accept your offer

If you are offered a place, you’ll receive a letter of offer from VTAC or UAC, then an enrolment pack from us. To accept your offer, all you need to do is come to campus and enrol. Find out more about enrolling.