Why study IT and engineering at La Trobe?

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

Advanced facilities

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.

Find out more about our facilities.

Showcase your expertise

Demonstrate your skills in front of industry experts at our annual showcase.

Find out more about our Engineering and IT Showcase

Make an informed choice

Our one-on-one consultations are designed to hone your objectives and provide practical guidance about your study options

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.

Discover IT and engineering at La Trobe

Meet one of our students

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'The staff are very supportive and always willing to assist. 24/7 access to the Engineering Building is very helpful during design projects, allowing access to computers, 3D printers and soldering equipment whenever we need it.'

'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.'

Jason Notaro
Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Industrial) student

Upskill to meet the demands of technology and innovation

Love where you learn

Work and learn in innovative learning spaces and collaborative labs for engineering, computer science and cybersecurity with 24/7 access.

The human element of technology

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.

Placements and projects to brag about

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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