Make La Trobe College Australia one of your top preferences

Congratulations on finishing Year 12! Apply now for one of our courses and start your journey to your dream career.

VTAC Preference Hotline

If you are a current Year 12 student looking at studying at La Trobe University, and your ATAR is not quite what you were hoping for, you don't have the right pre-requisites or wish to commence your studies in a nurturing and supportive environment (or all three!), we can help you get there.

Contact us now and get advice abut our courses and how they can help you achieve your goals of studying at La Trobe University. 

(03) 9479 2404 or (03) 9121 6663

Your direct pathway to La Trobe University

La Trobe College Australia is a pathway college based here on campus, that offers Diploma programs that lead to 2nd year entry of many different degree courses at La Trobe University*.

If you are concerned about your ATAR or don’t have the right pre-requisites, make sure you add one of our Diploma courses to your list of VTAC preferences to receive a timely offer. 

Here are some great reasons why you should consider studying your pathway program with us:

  • Guaranteed* entry to 2nd year of many courses at La Trobe University, see our Progression Page for any WAM and quota requirements 
  • Flexible entry, not just based on ATAR
  • Fee-Help available 
  • Based on campus with access to most university facilities

  • Fast-track option (finish your diploma in 8 or 12 months)

  • Access to excellent support services

  • Study in a supportive environment to help you achieve excellent results

Please visit the link below for a full list of all our VTAC codes:
La Trobe College Australia VTAC Codes

Contact us on +61 3 9479 2404 or +61 3 9121 6663 email us:

You can also complete our Enquiry Form and we will get back to you an answer to your question.

Best of luck and we look forward to welcoming you on campus very soon!


*Visit our Progression Page for details of required WAM and any quotas.

Meet Holly, one of our former students and current mentor!

Our Courses

Here at La Trobe College Australia, we offer a variety of diploma courses that lead to most programs at the University.

Health Sciences

La Trobe is a leading Australian health education provider and your ideal entry point into a health sciences career.


Gain a wide range of foundational skills that will prepare you for the fast-paced business world. 

Information Technology

Get the computing basics before specialising in computer networking, information systems, software or web development.

Media and Communications

The Diploma of Media and Communication offers a range of study paths across communications and journalism subjects.


This Diploma will set you on the knowledge path towards careers that help people emotionally and psychologically. 


Start your scientific career with an introduction to molecular biology, ecology, epidemiology and more. 


Your practical pathway into a range of engineering degrees offered at La Trobe University.