Create your own opportunities

A Bachelor of Arts degree at La Trobe University offers you the flexibility to match your areas of study interests with your career goals.

Our subjects are designed to challenge the way you think, encouraging you to adapt to the world, and change it.

Prepare for the future

La Trobe students are in demand and career opportunities for Arts graduates are extensive and varied.

Our degrees have been developed to give you real world experience through internships and work experience programs.

Short courses

We also offer single subject study. Visit our short courses page to find out more.


Bachelor of Arts

Popular course

ATAR and location:Melbourne: NCAlbury-Wodonga: 54.4Bendigo: 53Mildura: 60.8Shepparton: N/P

Start dates: Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July)

Duration: 3 years3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Bachelor of Creative Arts

ATAR and location:Melbourne: 52.4Bendigo: 53.4Mildura: N/P

Start dates: Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July)

Duration: 3 years.3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.

The BA for today

Don’t just prepare for one career, learn to create new opportunities and adapt with the changing job landscape.

Overseas study opportunities

There are many opportunities for La Trobe students to study overseas. Students from overseas can come to La Trobe and do a short term Study Abroad program. Some short courses are also available to international students.  Short courses are also available to international students. Visit International Students for more information.

Student and graduate profiles

Students of the College talk about their experience at La Trobe.

About the academic staff

You'll get to meet a large number of academics during your course, from tutors through to lecturers.

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