Why study international studies at La Trobe?

Top-rated globally

La Trobe is in the top 1% of universities worldwide.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2020, World University Rankings 2021; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2020, Ranking Web of Universities

Global experiences

Build your skills through overseas study you’ll never forget.

Read more about La Trobe's study tours and exchange programs

Top 50 in the Asia-Pacific

La Trobe is ranked as one of the best 50 universities across East Asia, South-east Asia and Oceania.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2019, Best universities in the Asia-Pacific region 2019

Career opportunities in

Career pathways

International studies builds skills in critical thinking, problem solving and communication to prepare you for a range of careers.

Possible roles include:

  • Diplomat
  • Policy adviser
  • Humanitarian aid worker
  • Intelligence analyst
  • Political analyst
  • Human rights advocate

Future employers

Potential employers of international studies graduates include:

  • State and Federal Government
  • ABC
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • YMCA
  • BDO Australia
  • UGL Limited

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