Returning to study

Has it been a while since you were a student? Considering returning to study? We offer all the support you need to excel as a mature-age student (over 21 years of age). Find out more about applying as a mature-age student.

The La Trobe Tertiary Enabling Program (TEP)

This award-winning program goes well beyond basic literacy courses, giving you:

  • academic skills and confidence
  • the ability to make decisions about future study
  • a pathway to future education.

The Tertiary Enabling Program runs for eighteen weeks, covering four key subject areas that give you a strong foundation for tertiary study.

Get more information about the TEP program

Academic Skills for Tertiary Study (Unit Code: EDU1ASA)

This accredited subject develops your language and learning skills. It is an interdisciplinary, one-semester subject available in first or second semester. The subject counts for 15 credit points towards an undergraduate degree. Before enrolling, you should confirm with your Course Coordinator that the subject meets your course requirements.

Read more about Academic Skills for Tertiary Study (EDU1ASA)