Transferring to La Trobe University

Understand the transfer criteria for progressing from your LTCA course into your La Trobe University degree program.

Your pathway to La Trobe

View the transition requirements for your course below

To gain entry from Foundation Studies to the Diploma, students must pass (50% or over) all four subjects in Stage B.

To gain direct entry into the first year of a La Trobe Bachelor's degree, you must achieve at least a 60% grade point average and the minimum entry requirement for the relevant course. These are listed on the course page for your chosen course under the Entry Requirements section. Alternatively refer to this entry requirements document. Please contact us, if you need help.

International students who gain the required entry will be given an unconditional full-fee paying place in the bachelor degree.

Australian citizens who gain the required entry will be eligible to apply for a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) in the second year of the relevant Bachelor degree.

The following criteria apply for all students to gain entry to La Trobe University:

  • Completed and passed eight La Trobe College Australia Diploma units; and
  • Obtain a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) with respect to the La Trobe College Australia Diploma as stated below, taking into account all subjects attempted at La Trobe College Australia.

Diploma of Health Science

La Trobe University DegreeCreditsEnglish language requirementsProgression QuotaMinimum WAM

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

5IELTS 7.0 no band less than 7.0Contact the College75% overall

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)

5IELTS 7.0 no band less than 7.0Contact the College80% overall and minimum 75% in HBA and HBB

Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours)

6IELTS 7.5 no band less than 7.0Contact the College80% overall
Bachelor Prosthetics and Orthotics (Honours)5IELTS 7.0 no band less than 6.5Contact the College80% overall and minimum 75% in HBA and HBB
Bachelor Orthoptics (Honours)5Completion of Diploma of Health SciencesContact the College70% overall
Bachelor Podiatry (Honours)5

Overall IELTS 7.0 no band less than 7.0

 

Contact the College70% overall
Bachelor of Health Sciences8

Completion of Diploma of Health Sciences

 

Unlimited50% overall
Bachelor of Food and Nutrition 7Completion of Diploma of Health SciencesContact the College

70% overall

and minimum of 70% in HBA and HBB

Bachelor of Nursing8Overall IELTS 7.0 no band less than 7.0 (can be across 2 sittings in a 6 month period, but no score below 6.5 and overall in 7.0 in both tests). OR TOEFL (internet based) minimum score of 94. No individual score less than 24 for listening, 24 for reading, 27 for writing and 23 for speakingContact the College65% overall
Bachelor of Paramedic Practice (Honours) BENDIGO CAMPUS ONLY5IELTS 7.0 no band less than 7.0Contact the College70% overall

Diploma of Bioscience

La Trobe University DegreeCreditsEnglish language requirementsProgression QuotaMinimum WAM

Bachelor of Agriculture

8Completion of Diploma of BioscienceUnlimited50

Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Biosciences

8Completion of Diploma of BioscienceUnlimited70

Bachelor of Biological Sciences

8Completion of Diploma of BioscienceUnlimited50

Bachelor of Science (all majors)

8Completion of Diploma of BioscienceUnlimited50
Bachelor Biomedicine8Completion of Diploma of BioscienceUnlimited75

Diploma of Cybersecurity

La Trobe University Degree

Credits

English language requirements

Progression Quota

Minimum WAM

Bachelor of Cybersecurity

8

Completion of Diploma of Cybersecurity

Unlimited

50

Diploma of Business

La Trobe University Degree

Credits

English language requirements

Progression Quota

Minimum WAM

Bachelor of Accounting

8

Completion of Diploma of Business

Unlimited

50

Bachelor of Business

8

Completion of Diploma of Business

Unlimited

50

Bachelor of Commerce

8

Completion of Diploma of Business

Unlimited

70

Diploma of Business Analytics

La Trobe University Degree

Credits

English language requirements

Progression Quota

Minimum WAM

Bachelor of Business Analytics

8

Completion of Diploma of Business

Unlimited

60

Bachelor of Business

8

Completion of Diploma of Business

Unlimited

50

Bachelor of Commerce

8

Completion of Diploma of Business

Unlimited

70

Diploma of Media and Communication

La Trobe University Degree

Credits

English language requirements

Progression Quota

Minimum WAM

Bachelor of Arts (Digital Media Major)

8

Completion of Diploma of Media and Communication

Unlimited

50

Bachelor of Arts (Any Major)

8

Completion of Diploma of Media and Communication

Unlimited

50

Bachelor of Media and Communication (all majors, some may require additional 1st year units)

8

Completion of Diploma of Media and Communication

Unlimited

60

Diploma of Engineering

La Trobe University Degree

Credits

English language requirements

Progression Quota

Minimum WAM

Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours)

8

Completion of Diploma of Engineering

Unlimited

60

Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Industrial)

8

Completion of Diploma of Engineering

Unlimited

60

Bachelor of Science (Maths major)

8

Completion of Diploma of Engineering

Unlimited

50

Diploma of Information Technology

La Trobe University Degree

Credits

English language requirements

Progression Quota

Minimum WAM

Bachelor of Information Technology

8

Completion of Diploma of Information Technology

Unlimited

50

Diploma of Psychology

La Trobe University DegreeCreditsEnglish language requirementsProgression QuotaMinimum WAM

Bachelor of

Psychological Science

8Completion of Diploma of PsychologyUnlimited50

For Bachelor of Podiatry (Honours), Bachelor of Orthoptics (Honours), Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics (Honours), Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) and Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

Although students will receive 75 credit points (5 subjects) of Advanced Standing towards the Bachelor of Podiatry (Honours), Bachelor of Orthoptics (Honours), Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics (Honours), Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) or Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) the duration of this degree will be four years and students will have less than a full time study load in their first year of the course at the University. Subject to timetabling possibilities at the time of enrolment each semester, students may be able to complete their degree in less than four years.

For Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours)

Although students will receive 90 credit points (6 subjects) of Advanced Standing towards the Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours), the duration of this degree will be four years and students will have less than a full time study load in their first year of the course at the University. Subject to timetabling possibilities at the time of enrolment each semester, students may be able to complete their degree in less than four years.

Bachelor of Nursing

Students must meet all English proficiency and AHPRA English Requirements prior to the due date advertised during their final trimester.