Industry connected & career ready

We believe in creating programs that combine the rigour of the academic world, with the experience and know-how of industry. We recognise the need for you to forge professional connections while developing the skills needed to find and exploit new opportunities.


Sharpen your competitive edge

Many of our postgraduate degree programs feature industry placements and internships as part of the course structure. By placing you in the thick of the action, you’ll be well placed to develop the relationships and applied skills to help you get ahead in your career.

Build a professional network that will bring you new opportunities for employment, entrepreneurship, and research. Postgraduate at La Trobe also means connecting with like-minded professionals. Collaborate and exchange knowledge as you propel each other toward shared goals.


Industry co-design

We’re sharpening our focus on industry-based teaching and learning. An increasing number of our postgraduate degrees are industry co-designed. This approach helps ensure our graduates are equipped to meet the current and future challenges of their chosen professions.

Our Masters of Cybersecurity was developed in collaboration with industry to ensure course content remains highly-relevant within a rapidly-evolving field. The course prepares students to meet a surge in global demand for highly-skilled professionals who are able to combat increasingly sophisticated cybercrimes.

Find out more about our Master of Cybersecurity

Our Sport Management degree leverages La Trobe’s partnerships with key sports organisations and our proximity to the epicentre of Australia’s sporting industries and infrastructure in Melbourne. The program was co-designed with industry professionals, many of whom are intimately involved in subject delivery.

Find out more about our Master of Management (Sports Management)


Career Ready Advantage

Career Ready Advantage is a comprehensive program designed to assist our students to find employment opportunities and become highly competitive candidates upon graduating.

  • Develop the skills and personal attributes employers value, through activity-based learning.
  • Develop effective career management skills through workshops, masterclasses, mentoring, and networking.
  • Engage potential employers by crafting a personal profile and narrative that showcases the skills and attributes you’ve developed.

Find out more about Career Ready