Entry schemes and pathways: I’m currently studying at high school
Dreaming about studying at La Trobe, but don't want to rely on your ATAR to get into your course? We can help you find another way in.
There’s more than one way into university
When you’re looking to study at university, the choices can seem daunting. What course should you choose? Will you get the ATAR you’re aiming for? And what happens if your ATAR isn’t high enough for your course?
At La Trobe University, it’s easier to get into your dream course. Through our entry schemes, we can reduce your reliance on your ATAR – or remove the need for it entirely.
Explore the options below and find your perfect path into La Trobe University.
Your options if you have (or expect to have) an ATAR
Your options if you don’t have (or don’t expect to have) an ATAR:
Other pathways into university
Don’t have the appropriate qualification or ATAR to get into your dream course? Take a pathway course and build your own way there.
Gain entry to a range of Bachelor's courses by studying a La Trobe Diploma. You can often receive credit for studies completed during your Diploma, meaning you’ll finish your course sooner.
Study an Undergraduate Certificate, Diploma, Foundation at La Trobe College Australia.
Study an Undergraduate certificate at TAFE or VET and take the first step towards your dream course. You can transfer to a range of Bachelor's courses when you’ve successfully completed your Certificate.
Can’t meet the entry requirements for your dream course? You can enrol in a different Bachelor's course and, upon meeting academic requirements, transfer to your preferred course.