Fees and scholarships

Course costs

Our MBA is a fee-paying program, however FEE-HELP is available and you may be eligible for student financial support.

Students from Australia and New Zealand

Domestic indicative annual tuition fee for 2019 is AUD$38,000 (based on 120 credit points). The indicative fee for the entire program for 2019 starters is AUD$57,000. Use our domestic fee calculator to work out your individual course fees. The most up to date course information can be found in the Course Finder.

International students

International indicative annual tuition fee for 2019 is AUD$40,200 (based on 120 credit points). The indicative fee for the entire program for 2019 starters is AUD$60,300. Find out more information at international fees and scholarships.​ The most up to date course information can be found in the Course Finder.

Payment options

You may be eligible for FEE-HELP, as long as you meet the Australian Government's conditions. You should also discuss financing with your tax agent or financial advisor to find out whether you can claim your tuition expenses as a tax deduction.

You can complete your application for FEE-HELP as part of the online enrolment process. We can answer any questions you have during our Orientation and Enrolment evening. You will need to bring your Australian Tax File Number.

Useful links
For information for students about Australian Government assistance for financing tertiary study, visit https://www.studyassist.gov.au/


Alumni Advantage

As a La Trobe graduate you may be eligible for a 10% fee reduction when you apply for a full-fee postgraduate coursework program*. The Alumni Advantage reduces the tuition fee for all subjects by 10% and it's available to local and international alumni.

How to apply
Your eligibility for the reduction will be assessed when you apply for a postgraduate course.

*This fee reduction is not available to scholarship recipients or graduates of our offshore programs.

The La Trobe MBA Excellence Scholarships

The La Trobe MBA Excellence Scholarships are for professionals who have achieved excellence in the workplace and academically. The MBA Program offers a range of scholarships for eligible candidates who demonstrate that they meet the scholarship criteria and program entry requirements.

Excellence scholarships may be offered to candidates who demonstrate academic excellence from previous undergraduate or postgraduate studies. These range from 15% to 25% reduction on tuition fees and are awarded based on academic merit starting at a minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65%.

In addition, excellence scholarships are also available to candidates who demonstrate strong leadership skills obtained through their professional experience and who reflect our continuing commitment to promote both quality and diversity within the MBA classroom. We are seeking excellence in candidates who will contribute and add value to the program and cohort through broader community involvement, experiences, qualities and attributes. These scholarships will cover 20% of your MBA tuition fees and are separate to scholarships awarded based on academic excellence.

We are particularly keen to receive applications from; Aspiring female leaders, professionals working in Regional Australia, as well as those from culturally and socially diverse backgrounds, and with significant work experience.

How to Apply: To apply for a La Trobe MBA Excellence Scholarship students must ensure that they meet the course and scholarship criteria, and complete the course application. Eligibility will be automatically assessed, and successful recipients will be notified formally by email.


Student support

La Trobe provides a range of student support services, including international student support, disability support, and indigenous student support. In addition, MBA students receive extensive support in the form of the concierge service at the City Campus. They can help you with any enquiries you may have, face-to-face, over the phone or via email.

Employer support

La Trobe also supports employers putting staff through our MBA program. If you are an employer who would like to put their staff through our MBA, contact the Business Development team to discuss the options available to your organisation: businessdevelopment@latrobe.edu.au