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    La Trobe College Admission: Entry Requirements, Fees. Deadlines, Application Process

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    Content Curator | Updated on - Jun 6, 2021

    La Trobe College is established in 2010 under La Trobe University that offers pathway courses to students around the world and is ranked in 1.1 percent universities in the world. The college offers foundation studies, certificate courses diplomas and post- graduate enabling courses that are all bridging courses which ensures successful admission in corresponding programs at La Trobe University.

    The academic area of these programs includes business, IT and humanities, engineering and computer science, health and life sciences, biosciences, psychology, media and communication. With admission intake season thrice a year, La Trobe College offers easy admission intake along with flexible and short duration programs.

    Students applying for programs at La Trobe College can apply through student application portal i.e. Study Link Connect Application or through VTAC. Candidates can also apply using external agent application portal i.e. Study Link Connect Partner Portal.

    VTAC portal is for March intake admission and the portal for admission opens in August for the following year. New candidates applying from Study link portal must email at support@studylink.com to request log- in details.

    Admission at these courses are offered on case- by case basis along with meeting the general application requirement.

    Top Programs at La Trobe College

    Programs Tuition Fee (International Students) in AUD Duration
    Foundation Studies for Business, IT and Humanitarian 23,600 Two Trimester
    Post- graduate Enabling Program- Business 13,400 13 weeks
    Post- graduate Enabling Program- IT 13,400 13 weeks
    Diploma of Engineering 33,600 Three Trimester
    Diploma of Psychology 36,200 Two to Three Trimesters
    Diploma of Business 35,800 Two to Three Trimesters
    Diploma of Bioscience 31,500 Two to Three Trimesters
    Diploma of Health Sciences 32,300 Two to Three Trimesters

    Highlight

    College Type Public College
    Parent University La Trobe University
    Foundation 2010
    Location Melbourne, Victoria Australia
    Campus Setting Urban
    Application Fee Not Applicable
    TOEFL iBT 55- above
    IELTS Test Score 5.5- above
    Academic Pattern Trimester-based
    Admission Intake Thrice a year (February, June, October )
    Financial Aid Scholarships, Loans.
    Helpdesk Email: admissions@latrobemelbourne.edu.au

    La Trobe College International Student Admission

    International students can successfully gain admission at LA Trobe College by meeting the general requirements along with providing English proficiency test scores and country- specific requirements.

    The general application requirements for international students is as follows:
    Application Portal
    : LTCA Online Portal / Study Link Connect Application Portal.
    Application Fee: Not Applicable
    Application Requirement:

    • Complete application form.
    • Enrollment and Orientation Fee 220 AUD
    • Academic records of prior attended institutes (must be in English).
    • Official transcripts.
    • Program- specific entry requirements and country- specific requirements
    • Financial statement/ financial affidavit.
    • After successful submission of application form, selected candidates are notified via acceptance letter.
    • International students have to apply for student visa which take 1- 12 weeks to be issues and are also required to arrange overseas student health cover on their study visa for Australia.

    La Trobe College Admission Deadlines

    • The college does not have an application deadline but there are admission intake period designated for each course and interested students are recommended to apply prior 4 to 6 months before commencement of the program.
    • The admission intake season for the following programs is as:
    • For Undergraduate Programs: March, June, October
    • For Post- graduate Programs: March, July November
    • For Foundation Studies: February, June and October.

    Check: Admission Daedlnes for top Australian Universities

    La Trobe College English Proficiency Test Scores Requirements

    English Language Qualification Foundation Studies Diploma of Business Diploma of Information Technology Diploma of Bioscience Diploma of Engineering Diploma of Health Sciences Diploma of Psychology Diploma of Media and Communication
    Cambridge English Level B2 Level B2 Level C1 Level C1
    HKDSE 3 3 4 4
    IB English Minimum of 3 in English A or a Minimum of 4 in English B Minimum of 3 in English A or a Minimum of 4 in English B Minimum of 4 in English A or a Minimum of 5 in English B Minimum of 4 in English A or a Minimum of 5 in English B
    IELTS (Academic) Overall of 5.5 (with no band less than 5.0) Overall of 5.5 (with no band less than 5.0) Overall of 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5) Overall of 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5)
    LA Trobe College Australia EFS 4B EFS 4B EFS 5B EFS 6B
    PTE Academic 36 36 42 46 (no skill less than 50)
    SPM/ SPTM English C C B B
    IELTS (Internet) 55 (Writing no less than 16) 55 (Writing no less than 20) 60 (Writing no less than 20) 60 (minimum SLR 18: W22

    NOTE: Candidates not meeting the general English requirement can also enroll in programs by completing at- least one year of senior secondary or post- secondary programs in last two years at suitable academic level with English as the language of instruction or by undertaking English language direst entry course at LA Trobe College.

    For any query or information, email at admissions@latrobemelbourne.edu.au.

    La Trobe College Country- Specific Requirement

    Besides the basic admission application requirements, La Trobe College has country specific educational/ qualification requirement depending on their education system.

    Below mentioned are some South-Asian countries with minimum specific requirements:

    Country Diploma Requirement Foundation Requirement
    Bangladesh O Level with 3 passes and HSC GPA of 2.5- above Completion of Higher Secondary Education with GPA of 3.5 or above
    China Successful Completion of Senior Middle 2 with 70% or above Senior Middle School 3 with 60% or Engineering and Computer Science with 70%
    India Currently not offered to Indian Students CBSE/ICSE - 55% All other boards - 57% PSEB - 58%
    Korea Year 11 with a C grade average or General Senior High School Certificate High School leaving certificate 50% C grade average
    Pakistan Completion of Higher School Certificate with a grade average of 50% Completion of Higher School Certificate with a grade average of 55%

    La Trobe College Foundation Program Admission

    • La Trobe College offers foundation studies programs to international students that acts as a bridging course for La Trobe University.
    • The foundation studies are offered in business, IT and humanities, engineering and computer science, health and life sciences.
    • Candidates securing minimum weighted average marks (WAM) of approx. 60% will ensure successful admission into the targeted programs at La Trobe University.
    • The duration of these course is for two trimesters.

    The general application requirement for foundation studies is listed below:

    Application Portal: VTAC Portal/ LTCA Online Portal / Study Link Connect Application Portal
    Application Fee: Not Applicable
    Application Requirements:

    • Prior education till Year 11 or equivalent.
    • Programs- specific pre- requisites courses.
    • IELTS Test Scores of 5.5 or above.

    Admission Intake: February, June and October

    La Trobe College UG Admission

    • LA Trobe College offers diploma bridging courses towards undergraduate program in the academic area of biosciences, psychology, engineering, health sciences, IT, business, media and communication.
    • Completion of these diploma courses will ensure entry into second year of the targeted programs as these bridging courses acts as first year of the program.
    • Completion of these undergraduate diploma programs will help candidates gain entry in second-year of their corresponding bachelors programs (diploma courses acts as first year of the program) along with providing hand-on and practical experience as ell as strengthening core study areas.
    • The duration of these undergraduate diploma programs is two to three trimesters.
    • Candidates must secure minimum weighted average marks (WAM) to gain entry in first- year or second- year programs.

    Application Portal: VTAC Portal/ LTCA Online Portal / Study Link Connect Application Portal.
    Application Fee: Not Applicable

    Application Requirement

    • Complete application form.
    • Prior education up till Year 12 or equivalent.
    • Official transcripts (must be in English).
    • Programs- specific entry requirements.

    Admission Intake: March, June and October

    La Trobe College Graduate Admission

    • La Trobe College offers two postgraduate enabling courses i.e. Postgraduate Enabling Programs in Business and Information Technology and these are among the popular courses preferred by international students.
    • The PEP courses enable students to help gain easy admission at range of masters programs at La Trobe University as well developing skills and knowledge.
    • Candidates must clear these courses with an average of atleast of 50% marks to gain easy admission at their correspondence masters programs.
    • The duration of PEP is 13 weeks.

    The general requirements of these courses are as followed:

    Application Portal: VTAC Portal/ LTCA Online Portal / Study Link Connect Application Portal.
    Application Fee: Not Applicable
    Application Requirement:

    • Complete application form.
    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject.
    • Statement fo purpose
    • Official academic records of previous institute/ university (Must be in English).
    • Programs -specific entry requirements.

    Admission Intake: March, July and November

    Admission offers are extended to students showing academic and comprehensive potential to success in the applied course. Besides academic commitment, candidates are also considered based on their extra- curricular activities, their community contribution and other activities outside their educational background. Candidates applying for programs at the earliest along with showing commitment potential are likely to get more consideration for admission at La Trobe College.

    FAQs

    Ques. What type of programs are offered at La Trobe College?

    Ans. La Trobe College offers pathways or bridging courses that prepare students to get easy admission at La Trobe University programs.

    Ques. What is the application fee at La Trobe College?

    Ans. LA Trobe College does not charge any application fee from candidates.

    Ques. Is there any addition fee requirement for international students at La Trobe College?

    Ans. International students after submission of application are required to pay 220 AUD as enrollment and orientation fee at La Trobe College.

    Ques. IS there any application deadline for international students while applying for programs at La Trobe College?

    Ans. No, La Trobe College does not have any application deadline but these admission intake season for every programs and candidates must apply atleast 4 to 6 months prior to actual commencement of programs.

    Ques. Does completing diploma courses guarantee admission at LA Trobe University programs?

    Ans. Yes, completing the diploma courses with minimum weighted average marks (WAM) along with meeting application requirement guarantees successful admission at La Trobe University programs.

    Ques. What if I do not have sufficient English Proficiency Test Scores while applying for programs at La Trobe College?

    Ans. Applicant with insufficient English Proficiency Test Scores can still enroll by undertaking English language direct entry course at La Trobe College.

    Ques. Which English Proficiency Test Score is most preferred at La Trobe College?

    Ans. IELTS Test scores are mostly preferred by candidates can also submit the other equivalent English proficiency test scores.

    Ques. What are the popular program choices among international students at La Trobe College?

    Ans. International students at La Trobe College usually opt for foundation studies or postgraduate enabling programs in business, IT, engineering, etc.

    Ques. Do international students have to apply for health insurance on their study visa while studying at La Trobe College?

    Ans. Yes, international students must issue overseas student health cover while studying at La Trobe College.

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