Undergraduate pathways (school leavers)

If you are a current or recent year 12 graduate, these pathways can help you get on track to study a course at La Trobe University.

Discover which pathway suits you [PDF 2.5MB]

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Achieve Plus

Study two La Trobe uni subjects in Year 12 and we’ll use your marks to boost your ATAR – or replace it.

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Achieve at La Trobe

Study one subject from La Trobe in Year 12 and we’ll use your mark from that subject, or your ATAR, to lead you to your dream course.

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Prepare for La Trobe

Study three or six micro-subjects in Year 12 or VCAL, and we’ll use your average mark instead of an ATAR to lead you to your dream course.

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Your voluntary work in the community could help secure you a place – even before ATARs are released.

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Diploma of Professional Learning

Reach your career dreams with a Diploma designed to prepare you to succeed in further undergraduate studies.

Elite Athlete Program

Providing elite athlete students assistance and support by successfully combining their academic and sporting pursuits

Priority Access Program

This program awards eligible Australian Year 12 students with bonus points for entry into a La Trobe degree.

Regional benefits program

Empowering high achieving students from regional communities.

Single subject entry

Get a taste of university life and strengthen your application to get into a La Trobe Bachelor’s degree.

Other pathways

TAFE and other pathways can help you gain entry to La Trobe University.