Why study business and commerce at La Trobe?
Top 250 globally
We’re ranked in the world’s top 250 for business and economics.
Times Higher Education (THE), 2022, World University Rankings 2023 by subject: business and economics
2nd in Victoria
Our MBA is ranked second in Victoria.
CEO Magazine, 2023, 2023 Global MBA Rankings [PDF, 1.6 MB]
Make an informed choice
Our one-on-one consultations are designed to hone your objectives and provide practical guidance about your study options
Study your way with a Bachelor of Business
With more flexibility than ever, our Bachelor of Business is designed to let you to follow your interests while giving you a solid foundation in business know-how. This means you can tailor your study to match your business career goals and build skills in a way that suits you.
You’ll be able to:
- Choose from a wide range of majors, minors and electives in your areas of interest
- Pair your major with complementary study from another discipline
- Gain more hands-on experience with diverse industry leaders and La Trobe partners
- Graduate from the Bachelor of Business with your major displayed alongside your degree name, showing potential employers the specialised skills you gained
Courses in business and commerce
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Bachelor of Business
Our new, flexible Bachelor of Business is designed to let you follow your interests while giving you a solid foundation in business know-how.
Bachelor of Commerce
With La Trobe's Bachelor of Commerce, you will get the transferable and technical skills you need to thrive in the rapidly evolving world of business.
Diploma in Business
The Diploma in Business is your pathway into a range of La Trobe business degrees and an entry-level qualification to kickstart your career.
Global Master of Business Administration
Take your business career to the next level with La Trobe's Global Master of Business Administration. Combine vital foundations in business with high-demand specialisations.
Master of Business Administration
Join a new generation of inspired leaders with La Trobe’s prestigious Master of Business Administration. Our online MBA is ranked in Australia's top 3.
Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Break into an in-demand field with La Trobe’s Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Build a highly specialised skillset and grow your career.
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Meet one of our graduates
'The most valuable thing I've learnt is developing my emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills when working in a team.'
'I feel much more confident going out into the workforce and taking on a managerial role as these human skills help set me apart.'
What could your future hold?
Graduate ready to take on a career in business and commerce. At La Trobe you can lead digital disruption, find the human in data or create your own start-up. You’ll learn from business leaders and top it off with industry placements with our partners.
Get ready for a career at the top
We ask industry leaders what they want
At La Trobe, you’ll graduate with the skills employers want. How do we know? We ask them and they tell us. Our courses are designed to put you at the forefront of change and innovation, connecting you to industry throughout your degree. Gain valuable insights from influential and successful business leaders. Experience the workplace, from start-ups to multinational companies.
Shape the future with digital technology
Of course, you’ll learn foundational skills like accounting and management. But you’ll also embrace how technology changes business and the workplace by learning how to understand and use data, analytics, forecasting and new business models. At La Trobe, we give you the full toolkit to become a next-generation business leader who can adapt to emerging trends and use technology’s potential to help businesses perform better.
$500 million advanced learning spaces
You’ll love where you learn. You’ll be close to the action at our City Campus on Collins Street. You can also learn your craft in the multimillion-dollar business hub at our Melbourne Campus, with its simulated financial trading room, specialist lab, think tank and research facilities. Or, our stunning Sydney Campus overlooks the harbour and the skyscrapers where you could thrive in your business career.
Your study experience
We offer a range of scholarships to help you succeed. Find the right one for you.
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