Why study media industries at La Trobe?

Top-rated globally

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

Times Higher Education (THE), 2023, World University Rankings 2023; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2023, 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.

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Real-world experience

Put theory into practice with professional work placements.

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Add more flexibility to your degree

With StudyFlex, you choose how to study your subjects – online, on campus, or a mix of both.

Great news – this is offered as a Flex major or minor at select campuses. That means at least half of the subjects in this major or minor are Flex subjects. Wherever you find them, whether they’re in a Flex major or minor or in a full StudyFlex course, our Flex subjects let you choose between studying online or on campus. It’s the perfect way to get the best of both worlds.

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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

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