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    LA TROBE BUSINESS SCHOOL - [LBS], MELBOURNE, VICTORIA

    Melbourne, VictoriaLocation
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    EStd 1964established year
    21200enrollment

    La Trobe Business School: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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    La Trobe Business School is a part of the public university, La Trobe University and was established in 1967 while the business school was formed soon after. The School has been recognized by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the highest business school standard, worldwide. Only 5% of the business schools worldwide have received this accreditation. Most programs offered by the school have also been accredited by the EPAS. It has the advantage of being located in Australia which is the 3rd most preferred destination among students for studying abroad.

    Students at the school are taught by faculty members who have worked as entrepreneurs, analysts, consultants and managers of top organizations in Australia. The University has a total enrollment of almost 28000 students at the Melbourne campus and more than 7500 students at the other campuses. The total student population comprises about 7000 international students who come from 110 countries across the world to study in Australia.

    Pursuing a bachelor’s degree from the La Trobe Business School is quite cheap compared to other popular universities offering a bachelor’s of business in Australia. Also besides being popular, the MBA program of the institution is affordable compared to other top ranking institutions offering MBA in Australia.

    To help students understand the practical applicability of the curriculum taught, the programs offer professional placements in Australia and abroad for about 2 weeks. The institution has made its position in the top four that is above the world standard in research related to banking, finance and investment. The MBA program of the school is also ranked first in Victoria and online MBA has been ranked on the 3rd position among the top colleges across Australia.

    Rankings

    • QS Rankings have placed the La Trobe Business School in the 51st position in the world university rank and top 75 for Masters in Business Analytics for 2020 and 32nd in the world for online MBA in 2019.
    • Times Higher Education Rankings 2020 has given the institution World University rank 251-300th and 4th position for impact ranking.
    • AWRU or Shanghai Ranking has placed the University in the top 45 for Hospitality and Tourism Management rankings, top 400 for business administration and top 500 for Economics in the year 2019.

    Highlights

    University Type Public
    Campus Setting Urban
    Location Melbourne, Victoria
    Parent University La Trobe University
    Mode of Program Full-time and online
    Accreditation Agency Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
    Establishment Year 1964
    No. of Campuses 7

    Programs, Campus and Accommodation

    Campus

    • La Trobe Business School operates out of seven campuses in and around Australia.
    • The main campus is at Melbourne and is just 14km’s from the centre of the city.
    • The other six campuses in Australia are as follows: Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, City, Mildura, Shepparton and Sydney.
    • The Melbourne campus houses the special teaching and research facility, Centre for Sport and Social Impact and the Centre for Data Analytics and Cognition.
    • La Trobe has over 36 student clubs and organizations representing different interests.

    Housing Facilities/ Residence

    • La Trobe offers housing options at all three of its campuses: Melbourne, Bendigo and Albury Wodonga campus.
    • There are 7 different housing halls of the University both within and outside the Melbourne campus.
    • All in-campus housing facilities offer single bedrooms with facilities like laundry, cafes, internet, common areas etc. within the residence hall.
    • Residence options outside the campus have single, twin sharing, 2 to 6 bedroom apartments and couple rooms.
    • All rooms come renovated with the basic furniture like desk, chair, wardrobe or closet space, dresser, drawer etc. Some housing halls in the campus also have the option of being catered or self-catering.

    Courses

    • La Trobe Business School offers different programs through three departments.
    • The departments are: Department of Accounting and Data Analytics, Department of Economics, Finance and Marketing and Department of Management, Sport and Tourism.
    • Popular undergraduate courses include Bachelor of Accounting and Bachelor of Business while at the postgraduate level MBA, Master of Business Analytics and Master of International Business are popular.
    • The institute’s MBA program is ranked in top 10 globally and delivered over 1.5 years both on-campus and online. It is one of the few Australian universities with EPAS accreditation.
    • The online MBA program has also been placed in the top 3 in Australia.
    • The subjects offered through the business and management schools are among the top 400 worldwide.

    La Trobe Business School Application Process

    How to apply?

    Application Portal: International student university application portal

    Application Fee: No application fee

    Basic Admission Requirements

    • Undergraduate applicants are expected to demonstrate minimum 60% in both class 10th and class 12th scored from CBSE or ICSE board
    • Graduate applicants must have at least Grade C or 60% scored in undergraduate degree.
    • English proficiency test scores to study in Australia

    Following tests and scores are accepted by the business school as a proof of English Proficiency:

    Exam Minimum Requirements for Undergraduates Minimum Requirements for Graduates
    TOEFL (Paper based) 550 550
    TOEFL (Internet based) 64 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing 79 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing
    IELTS 6.0, no band less than 6.0 6.5, no band less than 6.0
    PTE 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50
    CAE/ CPE 169 with no less than 169 in any component 176 with no less than 169 in any component
    CPE 169 with no less than 169 in any component 169 with no less than 169 in any component

    Supporting documents:

    Official high school/ college transcripts, Statement of Purpose, two or three letters of recommendation, resume, SAT/ ACT/ GRE/ GMAT scores, visa and passport.

    La Trobe Business School Cost of Attendance

    An international student has to bear personal and living expenses in addition to the annual tuition fee charged by the University. While tuition fees for programs are fixed, personal and living expenses differ according to the student’s preferences. The cost of living in Australia was estimated around 21,041 AUD by the Department of Home Affairs. A detailed summary of the cost of attendance for the La Trobe Business School is given in the table below:

    Tuition (Undergraduate programs) AUD 32,200 to 34,600 annually
    Tuition (Graduate program) AUD 34,400 to 40,200 annually
    Accommodation AUD 200 to AUD 430 per week
    Groceries and eating out AUD 80 to AUD 280 per week
    Gas and electricity AUD 35 to AUD 140 per week
    Phone and internet AUD 20 to AUD 55 per week
    Public Transport AUD 15 to AUD 55 per week
    Car (after purchase) AUD 150 to AUD 260 per week
    Entertainment AUD 80 to AUD 150 per week

    Scholarships/ Financial aid

    • International students have access to scholarships at La Trobe Business School.
    • The La Trobe International Scholarship awards reductions of up to 25% on the course fees to undergraduate and postgraduate international students, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.
    • In addition to scholarships awarded by the University, students can benefit from external fellowships and scholarships in Australia for international students.
    • Graduates of the school applying for a full-fee postgraduate coursework program will get 10% fee reduction as alumni advantage.
    • All scholarships available are limited and applications must be submitted as early as possible.
    • Some commonly awarded scholarships with eligibility criteria and amount awarded are given in the table below:
    Name of Scholarship Eligibility Criteria Amount Awarded
    Destination Australia Must be an international student enrolled for first year undergraduate or postgraduate coursework; Study a full-time program at one of the regional campuses; Have minimum weighted average of 75 or equivalent. 15000 AUD per year (renewable up to 4 years)
    La Trobe International Academic Scholarship Must be an international student applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program.; Be a non-sponsored, full-fee paying student; Have minimum weighted average of 55-69.9 or equivalent. 15% of annual fees
    La Trobe International Merit Scholarship Must be an international student applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program.; Be a non-sponsored, full-fee paying student; Have minimum weighted average of 70-74.9 or equivalent. 20% of annual fees
    La Trobe International Excellence Scholarship Must be an international student applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program; Be a non-sponsored, full-fee paying student; Have a minimum weighted average above 75 or equivalent. 25% of annual fees

    Alumni Network

    All graduates of the business school get to be a part of its alumni association where one enjoys various benefits like:

    • Career assistance
    • Lifelong learning opportunities with discounts
    • Benefits on restaurants
    • Invitation to school events
    • Library membership
    • Access to the school sports facilities etc.

    Some well known La Trobe Business School alumni members are as follows:

    • Scott Pape, Founder the Barefoot Investor
    • Marnie Baker, Managing Director Bendigo Bank
    • Michael O’Keefe, CEO Aesop
    • Maureen Wheeler AO, Founder Lonely Planet
    • Andrew Muir, Founder the Good Guys

    Placements

    La Trobe Business School has a dedicated career centre that helps students find jobs, internships, volunteering, skill building etc. It also participates in organizing career fairs, events and workshops. MBA graduates of the school receive about AUD 120,495annually which is among the highest starting salaries in Asia Pacific region after graduation. Almost 97% of the graduates find jobs within 3 months of graduation. Latrobe’s MBA graduates are known among employers for having almost 6 years of work experience before enrolling for the program.

    $ 27,7381st YEAR
    FEES

    18 years

    Course Duration

    Sep 01

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESIELTS6.5
    Options Available

    3 years

    Course Duration

    Oct 25

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESIELTS6.0
    $ 24,7801st YEAR
    FEES

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Oct 25

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESIELTS6.5

    Master of Commerce [M.Com]

    full time | Thesis Based
    $ 24,6401st YEAR
    FEES

    2 years

    Course Duration

    EXAM SCORESIELTS6.5

    5 years

    Course Duration

    Oct 25

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESIELTS6.0

    La Trobe Business School Overview

    Insitution type
    Public
    Affiliation
    La Trobe University
    Student Population
    21200
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $24,910 / Year

    Admission & dates

    Test Scores For International Applicants

    ExamsAvg. ScoreMin ScoreMax. Score%Submitted
    Language Proficiency
    IELTS-6--

    Attendance Cost

    $24910

    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $22,710 / Year
    Post Graduate Program
    $24,910 / Year
    On Campus
    Single Room
    $7,000 / Year
    Off Campus
    3 Bedroom Apartment
    $5,200 / Year

    Ranking

    20212020201920182017
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    Times Higher Education

    RANKED  #176 - #200

    Law(International)

    RANKED  #301 - #400

    Economics(International)

    RANKED  #301 - #400

    International Business(International)

    RANKED  #201 - #250

    Psychology(International)

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    Bus Station

    La Trobe Uni Thomas Cherry Building0.05 km
    La Trobe Uni Thomas Cherry Building0.18 km
    La Trobe Uni Thomas Cherry Building0.38 km
    La Trobe Uni/Kingsbury Dr0.48 km
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    Airport

    Essendon Airport12.91 km
    Melbourne Airport18.79 km
    Moorabbin Airport28.78 km
    Avalon Airport61.96 km
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    Super Market

    Woolworths Polaris (Bundoora)0.88 km
    Foodworks1.72 km
    ALDI2.47 km
    ALDI Northland2.60 km
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    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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