Why study media industries 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

Industry on campus

Get a taste of your future career producing documentaries, mobile stories, television series and live shows on our student media platform, upstart.

Explore upstart

Real-world experience

Put theory into practice with professional work placements.

Explore placements in the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce

Career opportunities in media industries

Career pathways

The communication and practical skills you build in media industries prepare you for a range of careers, including:

  • producer
  • videographer
  • digital content creator
  • production coordinator
  • camera operator

Future employers

Potential employers of media industries graduates include:

  • ABC Television
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Australian Football League
  • United Nations
  • NGOs
  • Ad agencies

On the couch with maths, statistics and data science

Hear from our dedicated staff and ask questions via ON24’s Q&A portal.

Explore mathematical concepts and learn how to model abstract problems, problem solve and communicate clearly.

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