2023 Tuition Fees

Course Domestic
General English N/A A$470 (per week)
English for Further Studies N/A A$470 (per week)
Foundation Studies for Business, IT and Humanities N/A A$25,970
(A$3,246.25 per unit)
Foundation Studies for Health and Life Sciences N/A A$25,970
(A$3,246.25 per unit)
Foundation Studies for Engineering and Computer Science N/A A$25,970
(A$3,246.25 per unit)
Diploma of Business A$24,354
(A$3,044.25 per unit)
(A$4,095.00 per unit)
Diploma of Bioscience A$27,552
(A$3,444.00 per unit)
(A$4,564.50 per unit)
Diploma of Engineering A$27,400
(A$3,425.00 per unit)
(A$4,368.00 per unit)
Diploma of Health Sciences A$27,552
(A$3,444.00 per unit)
(A$4,199.00 per unit)
Diploma of Information Technology A$24,354
(A$3,044.25 per unit)
(A$4,095.00 per unit)
Diploma of Media and Communications A$25,461
(A$3,182.625 per unit)
(A$4,043.00 per unit)
Diploma of Psychology A$24,969
(A$3,121.125 per unit)
(A$4, 705.875 per unit)
Postgraduate Enabling Program A$14,100
(A$3,525.00 per unit)
(A$3,525.00 per unit)
Undergraduate Certificate of Cybersecurity A$2,995
(A$748.75 per unit)
Undergraduate Certificate of Data Analytics A$2,995
(A$748.75 per unit)
Undergraduate Certificate of Life Science A$3,995
(A$499.375 per unit)
Undergraduate Certificate of Psychological Studies A$2,995
(A$748.75 per unit)
Undergraduate Certificate of Information Technology in Marketing A$2,995
(A$748.75 per unit)
Undergraduate Certificate of Health Services A$3,995
(A$499.375 per unit)

FEE-HELP at La Trobe College Australia for Australian Students

La Trobe College Australia has been granted the status as a recognised Higher Education Provider (HEP), allowing eligible domestic students the opportunity to access the FEE-HELP loan scheme.

Additional Fees and Services

Enrolment and Orientation fees

Cost: A$220 (international students only)


Students wishing to use this service must complete the relevant section on the application form, and pay along with tuition and other fees. Every time you use this service to change accommodation, you will be required to pay an additional fee of A$220.

Airport Arrival Service

  • One way - A$120
  • Return - A$160

Students must book airport pickup by emailing admissions@latrobemelbourne.edu.au.

Any changes or cancellations must be made at least 72 hours before your arrival time. If you book and pay but do not use the service, or fail to notify us of changes or cancellations, you will not be refunded the service fee.

Carer Fee

  • Initial 4 weeks - A$180
  • Additional weeks (per week) - A$40

The Carer Fee is a compulsory fee for students under 18 years of age, studying at the College on a student visa until they turn 18.

OSHC: Required for Student Visa

  • Individual (Approx. per month) - A$54
  • Family (Approx. per month) - A$142

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is a compulsory health insurance plan for international students on student visas. Allianz Global Assistance is the OSHC provider for La Trobe College Australia. Rates are calculated monthly for the duration of your enrolment and are subject to change.

ELICOS Text Books

ELICOS students will need to purchase one text book from the University book shop every 10 weeks. The approximate cost of each text book will be A$50-A$80.

Accommodation Fees

* Residential college fees are subject to change. Visit latrobe.edu.au/accommodation for the most up-to-date fee information.

Living Costs

The cost of living depends on the students' individual lifestyle. La Trobe College Australia estimates that a single International student requires A$18,610-A$20,000 per year to live.

The cost would normally cover:

  • Accommodation
  • Transport
  • Entertainment
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Text books

It does not cover airfares or additional costs associated with an expensive lifestyle.