Why study business and commerce at La Trobe?

Top 300 globally

We’re ranked in the world’s top 300 for business and economics.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2023, World University Rankings 2024 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
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Meet one of our graduates

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'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.'

Susan Saldanha
Bachelor of Business student

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.

Discover business and commerce at La Trobe

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.

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