Top 400 globally
We're ranked in the world’s top 400 universities for computer science.
Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, World University Rankings 2022 by subject: computer science
Work in high-tech labs for engineering, computer science and cybersecurity with 24/7 access, including a new, purpose-built engineering and technology facility at Bendigo with state-of-the-art materials fabrication and characterisation capabilities.
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What could your future hold?
Drive change in the world’s fastest moving industry with a degree in IT or engineering. At La Trobe University you’ll get the skills to adapt to new fields and advanced technology with industry expert teachers, collaborative workspaces and placements that put you in the job earlier.
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La Trobe’s Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) equips you with the sought-after skills to be at the forefront of the civil engineering industry.
La Trobe’s Bachelor of Computer gives you the technical skills and the industry experience to thrive in a world of emerging technologies and digital disruption.
Learn to defend and protect with La Trobe’s Bachelor of Cybersecurity
Think like a hacker. In La Trobe’s Bachelor of Cybersecurity and Bachelor of Psychological Science, learn how to combat the evolving threat of cybercrime.
La Trobe’s Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Industrial) gives you the engineering and business skills to help organisations face future challenges.
Build our digital future. La Trobe’s Bachelor of Information Technology gives you skills in programming, networking, systems design and project management.
Different threats require different responses. In this course, you'll study compliance and learn to assess cyber risks to determine the best response.
Cyber threats are becoming more widespread. In this course, you'll learn about these different vulnerabilities and how they're managed on a day-to-day basis.
La Trobe’s Diploma of Information Technology is a pathway into your dream IT degree and prepares you for work with an entry-level qualification.
Entrepreneurship is important for many reasons, from promoting social change to driving innovation. In this course, you'll learn the importance of entrepreneurship and the business side of IT.
The increasing growth of information technologies in today's governments and businesses has created many challenges. This course will teach you to use cryptographic principles to help solve these challenges.
La Trobe’s Graduate Certificate in IT Fundamentals provides foundational IT skills and a pathway into a range of postgraduate IT degrees.
The world of hacking has various profit models. In this course, you'll explore the activity of hackers from a business point of view.
Join the fast-growing field of artificial intelligence (AI) with a specialisation in interactive media and computer vision or natural language processing.
Join the defence against cybercrime. Specialise in artificial intelligence, business operations or computer science in La Trobe's Master of Cybersecurity.
Whether you’re already working in data science, or you’re ready to make a career change, La Trobe’s Master of Data Science will set you up to succeed in this dynamic field.
Advance your career as a leader and manager in engineering. Develop business skills and specialist technical knowledge with a Master of Engineering Management.
Equip yourself with the skills and knowledge you need to launch a global career in ICT. Learn more about Master of Information and Communication Technology.
Design the IT career you want with La Trobe’s Master of Information Technology, co-designed and accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).
La Trobe’s unique Master of Internet of Things gives you advanced skills in programming and systems design. Take your IoT skills to the next level.
In the era of advanced, connected and autonomous technologies, ethical implications can be complex. In this course, you'll get an introduction to the importance of ethics in IT.
The world wide web has become a space filled with security vulnerabilities. In this course, you'll learn to effectively test and protect against these vulnerabilities with source codes and more.
Security starts with program design. In this course, you'll apply the principles of strong design to algorithms, programming, flowcharts and more.
Hackers consist of a variety of people and personalities. This course will highlight some of the motivations and mindsets behind hackers and why they do what they do.
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'La Trobe is providing me with excellent guidance and advice while I'm on placement. The academics ensure the course content applies to what we can expect when working in industry.'
Work and learn in innovative learning spaces and collaborative labs for engineering, computer science and cybersecurity with 24/7 access.
You’ll need human skills to adapt and thrive in your career. At La Trobe, you’ll graduate ready to work in traditional and emerging industries. Build strong foundations, an innovative mindset and professional experience.
Develop your skills with practical work placements at major companies like Telstra, BMW and Boral. Develop and deliver the kind of projects that end up on your CV. You could design a self-transforming robot or develop a climate prediction tool. With experiences like these, you’ll graduate confident with on-the-job experience and strong professional networks.
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