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Undergraduate guide* 2019

This clever isa Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the information contained in this publication is accurate and current at the date of printing. For the most up-to-date information, please refer to the La Trobe University website (latrobe.edu.au) before lodging your application. Published by La Trobe University, February 2018. La Trobe University is a registered provider under the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).

CRICOS Provider 00115M. Contents 6 Ten reasons why choosing La Trobe is a clever move 16 Arts, social sciences and communications 50 How to apply 8 Get Career Ready while you study 20 Business and commerce 52 Alternative ways into university 10 Our campuses 26 Education and teaching 54 Managing the costs of study 12 Life at La Trobe 30 Health 55 Scholarship opportunities 13 Aspire Early Admissions Program 36 Information technology and engineering 56 Your home on campus 14 Preparing you for the digital workplace 40 Law and criminology 58 Glossary 44 Science

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In the right hands, it can inspire an exciting new journey. It can offer you clever ways to feed your curiosity and challenge your thinking. It can even map out a personalised experience that develops every part of you. At LaTrobe University, we teach you the technical skills to land your dream job, in courses designed withindustry.WeofferWorkIntegratedLearning tobuildyourprofessionalexperience.Andwehelp youdevelopthesoftskillsemployersvaluemost: passion,resilience,empathyandcuriosity. Thatmeansawinningedgeintoday’scompetitive jobmarket.Alldeliveredinadiverse,supportive environmentatoneoftheworld’sbestuniversities.

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Don’tjusttake ourwordforit... WE’RE HOME TO SOME OF AUSTRALIA’S MOST DISTINGUISHED SCIENTISTS... ‘My career in genetics kicked off at La Trobe. I want to help the University strengthen its commitment to attracting and retaining talent so that other young scientists have the same opportunity.’ Professor Jenny Graves La Trobe University geneticist, Distinguished Professor and VC’s Fellow. Awarded the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science 2017. ...PLUS THE NEXT GENERATION OF COMMUNITY LEADERS... ‘La Trobe helped me build my soft skills and prepared me for employment. I developed time-management skills and learnt how to balance social commitments, study and work.’ Stephen Leitch Part of the first Aspire cohort to graduate in 2017.

AND HIGHLY EMPLOYABLE STUDENTS. ‘I’m really lucky. There aren’t many placements where you get to work with elite athletes pushing their bodies in extreme ways. I’ve loved the experience.’ Madeleine Hook LaTrobe physiotherapy student. Madeleine went on a placement with The Australian Ballet to discover how medical expertise can enhance ballet technique.

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OF 20,000 UNIVERSITIES WORLDWIDE* WE’RE IN THE WE’RE TOP1.4% TOP RATED NATIONALLY AND WELL ABOVE WORLD STANDARD IN 19 FIELDS OF RESEARCH*** PLACING LA TROBE SECOND AMONG VICTORIAN UNIVERSITIES** OUR GRADUATES HAVE AN EMPLOYER SATISFACTION RATING OF86.6% THAT DEVELOPS PROFESSIONAL, TECHNICAL AND SOFT SKILLS WE OFFER A LEADING CAREER READY PROGRAM LA TROBE IS THE TO RECEIVE A SIX-STAR RATING FOR SUSTAINABLE LARGE-SCALE DEVELOPMENTS**** FIRSTUNIVERSITY INAUSTRALIA *QS World University Rankings 2018 **2017 Employer Satisfaction Survey (ESS) ***2015 Excellence in Research for Australia Report ****Green Star – Communities accreditation, measured against five impact categories: governance, liveability, economic prosperity, environment and innovation

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LaTrobe choosing clevermove isa reasonswhy There are many fantastic reasons to pursue study: broadening your mind, advancing your skills, specialising in your area of interest and increasing your earning and career potential. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy to decide when and how to study – or which university is the best fit for you. Here are ten clever reasons why it makes sense to choose La Trobe. Ten 6 | High employability Our graduates are highly sought after. Our strong relationships with industry leaders, such as Optus, The Australian Ballet and the Carlton Football Club, deliver exceptional results and open doors for our students.

Many of our courses are accredited by industry peak bodies and designed in close consultation with industry leaders.

Our Work Integrated Learning program Entering the workforce can be nerve-wracking. You need to learn not only practical skills and knowledge, but also how to conduct yourself professionally. Our Work Integrated Learning (WIL) program gives you hands-on industry experience while you’re studying, bolstering your chances of success in the job market. Our Career Ready program, developed with industry leaders What you do at university is important to us. However, it’s what you do after university that interests us the most. Studying is a significant investment, so we’re committed to making sure you graduate job ready.

Our Career Ready program helps you actively prepare for life beyond La Trobe. We work closely with industry to find out what they want in graduates – now and in the years to come. For more on Career Ready, see page 8.

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La Trobe University Ten reasons why choosing La Trobe is a clever move | 7 Our Accelerator Program for budding entrepreneurs Almost half of Australia’s jobs are at high risk of being affected by automation. How can you prepare? One way is to take advantage of the La Trobe Accelerator Program. Successful applicants receive up to $20,000 funding (equity-free) to fast-track business ideas and pursue a lean start-up business model. Create a market strategy, connect with business leaders and community decision-makers, and be mentored by accomplished professionals. Our 23 double degrees Choosing a degree can sometimes be a battle between your inner idealist and your inner pragmatist.

Your dream job might call for a nuanced skillset that one degree alone can’t deliver, or you might want to explore your passion while also making practical decisions. Never fear: our double degrees boost your employment potential, diversify your skillset and allow you to combine your passion with your chosen profession. Our strong global reputation We’re internationally renowned for academic excellence and innovation. We’re one of Australia’s research leaders, with our highly respected teaching and research staff celebrated for addressing some of the most significant issues of our time. This has been recognised in the 2018 QS World University Rankings, placing La Trobe in the top 1.4 per cent of universities globally.

Our student-run clubs and societies Our clubs and societies (over 90 at last count) are terrific for connecting with like-minded people.

Sign up to as many as you like.Meet incredible people with diverse interests. Form lifelong friendships. And don’t forget: joining a society related to your course could boost yourcareer, as they often host careers nights and professional networking events. Learn more on page 12. Flexible study Our lifestyles are all different, and that’s why we tailor study to suit you. We offer a range of flexible study options including online study, blended learning, distance learning and flexible timetables including evening and weekend classes. Our friendly, supportive environment We take pride in providing a diverse, friendly, supportive and safe learning environment for all our students.

We offer a range of on-campus services, such as chaplaincy, LGBTQI support and counselling, Muslim prayer rooms, gender-neutral bathrooms and access and support for people with disabilities. There’s also the Ngarn-gi Bagora Indigenous Centre, a dedicated, culturally safe learning space for Indigenous students at the Bundoora campus.

Formal recognition for leadership and community skills Whether you’re helping your local club or campaigning for asylum seekers, altruism is good for your community, your wellbeing and your career. Aspire, La Trobe’s Early Admissions Program, rewards your volunteer and community work with an early conditional offer into La Trobe. For more on Aspire, see page 13.

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Career Ready hones in on your existing work experience, connecting the dots from what you’ve done to what employers are looking for. I really love the program because it’s genuine. The Career Ready team definitely care about whether we get jobs, and because of that I really felt that LaTrobe was invested in me.

I highly recommend Career Ready. It does make a difference and it will set you apart. If you’re feeling unprepared, or you don’t know what to do to land a job, it’s such a great program to tap into.’ Sarah Gonzalez Bachelor of Arts graduate, now working as a marketing support officer.

8 | Get Career Ready while you study Undergraduate Guide 2019 La Trobe’s Career Ready Advantage partners include:

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At La Trobe, our Career Ready Advantage program prepares you for the future of work well before you graduate. From day one of your university experience, you’ll develop the skills and attributes employers have told us they’re looking for in graduates. Designed in consultation with a wide range of employers, Career Ready Advantage helps you become highly employable. Our focused program of activities allows you to: y y manage your career y y gain valuable work experience y y develop essential skills y y build your professional network y y connect with employers, mentors and recruiters y y create a personalised portfolio to showcase your success.

How we support you to be career ready As a La Trobe student, you’ll have exclusive access to our full range of Career Ready activities, including: Career Ready mentoring You’ll be matched with industry professionals who will provide you with valuable insights into your future field of employment – all while you grow your professional network.

Career Ready advisers Our team gives you advice on finding a job, choosing a career path and developing your skills. They also help you access online resources to find part-time and casual roles, work placements and volunteering opportunities, and link you to networking events for meeting employers. Tutorials by Lynda.com You’ll have access to Lynda.com, LinkedIn’s online library of highquality video tutorials that help develop your skillset in a wide range of areas. Get Career Ready while you study My purp ose Understanding business and how it operates including the impact of new media and technology Working effectively with others in any cultural or organisational context to take advantage of diverse knowledge and skills Using personal presence, listening and questioning to engage others effectively in conversation, presentation and written communication Proactively taking ownership and accountability for individual and shared outcomes Personal judgement Communicating & influencing Results orientation Big picture awareness Business & digital acumen Cultural intelligence Innovative thinking My Purpose Collaboration Get Career Ready while you study | 9 On-campus recruitment with Unitemps Earn money while you study through Unitemps, our oncampus recruitment agency.

Our expert recruitment consultants help you find flexible work that suits your skills, availability and career goals.

Industry-aligned work placements Our Work Integrated Learning (WIL) program places you with organisations where you can apply your knowledge in the workplace. Gain work experience with accomplished industry partners including The Australian Ballet, National Gallery of Victoria and Melbourne Rebels. Career Ready Advantage Award This Award recognises your participation in online courses, work placements, volunteering and workshops, and is a fantastic way to showcase your skillset to future employers. Along the way, you’ll gain a competitive edge by unlocking rewards such as priority access to internships, LinkedIn workshops and networking opportunities.

Learn more: latrobe.edu.au/career-ready Career Ready Advantage and MyLaTrobe Download the MyLaTrobe app (via Apple and Google Play) to track and assess your progress through a personalised Career Ready Advantage dashboard. The dashboard allows you to take control of your growth and development by building a portable skills portfolio that you can show employers when you graduate.

Watch our Career Ready Advantage video to learn more: latrobe.edu.au/advantage La Trobe University

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Our campuses Our seven campuses across Victoria and New South Wales offer a diverse mix of settings and experiences, from the bustling cafe culture and nightlife of the capital cities to the beautiful landscapes and welcoming communities of our regional centres. No matter which campus you choose, we’re committed to helping you achieve your academic and career goals in a supportive environment with world-class facilities. Melbourne Campus Nestled among beautiful parkland and waterways, La Trobe’s Melbourne Campus is one of Australia’s largest.

Students from across the world take advantage of state-of-the-art facilities, including our new Donald Whitehead Building, the LaTrobe Institute for Molecular Science and our very own Wildlife Sanctuary. Within the campus is a vibrant community, bustling with cafes, restaurants, a cinema and a multi-level library. Bendigo Campus Bendigo is La Trobe’s second-largest campus and, with more than 5,000 students, the region’s largest provider of higher education. Located close to the Bendigo CBD and with a choice of more than 50 degrees, the campus provides you with the perfect place to live and learn.

The campus is currently undergoing a $50 million upgrade, so you’ll benefit from world-class learning facilities as you prepare for your future career. STUDENTS 27,000+ STUDENTS 5,000+ Albury-Wodonga Campus Located on the banks of the Murray River, Albury-Wodonga is Australia’s largest inland regional centre. This thriving region provides a range of employment, cultural and sporting opportunities, making it a great place to live and study. With easy access to university-wide resources and personalised support from staff, you’ll have everything you need to succeed.

STUDENTS 800+ 10 | Our campuses Undergraduate Guide 2019

La Trobe and Chisholm bring degrees to Melbourne’s southeast In a new and exciting partnership, La Trobe University and Chisholm Institute have joined forces to unlock the potential within Melbourne’s southeast. Chisholm offers a range of La Trobe degrees and pathways including accounting, information technology, healthcare (nursing foundation), community services and early learning – with more to be announced this year. / Learn more: latrobe.edu.au/at-chisholm Our education partners La Trobe University has teamed up with VET and TAFE providers around Australia to give you more opportunities to advance your learning and strengthen your career options – all with the flexibility of studying in your region.

Learn more: latrobe.edu.au/edu-partners La Trobe Online: study that fits your lifestyle At La Trobe Online, we understand life can get busy. That’s why we offer flexible online learning that allows you to fit study around your other commitments – whether that’s work, family or social life. Our online courses and subjects are designed in collaboration with our academic staff, so you’ll benefit from their expertise and real-world experience. Choose from a range of Bachelor’s degrees including business, marketing, management, information technology, early learning, and food and nutrition. / Explore our range of degrees: online.latrobe Mildura Campus Mildura is a fantastic place to live, study, work and play.

The area boasts a strong arts community and is also the gateway to natural attractions including Mungo National Park and Perry Sandhills. La Trobe has strong ties to the local community through industry partnerships and Work Integrated Learning (WIL) opportunities, adding up to a personalised learning experience.

STUDENTS 500+ Shepparton Campus Our campus is located in the heart of Shepparton, a large regional centre that offers a relaxed and affordable lifestyle. With strong community and industry links, we provide you with a personalised study experience and Work Integrated Learning (WIL) opportunities. Our main campus building features fantastic teaching, study and communal meeting spaces, and a clinical learning unit with highly advanced teaching technologies. STUDENTS 700+ City Campus Our recently expanded City Campus spans three levels, in the heart of Melbourne’s business district. The campus is designed to help advance or relaunch your career with postgraduate courses available in business, health and law, as well as our suite of cybersecurity degrees.

You’ll benefit from a personalised, service-focused experience with modern facilities and resources. STUDENTS 800+ STUDENTS 800+ Sydney Campus Our new $10 million Sydney Campus is located in the heart of the CBD, close to work and internship opportunities and just minutes away from shopping centres, vibrant cafe districts and the city’s world-renowned icons.

With over 800 students, the campus provides a friendly and supportive community. We also offer a range of pathways as well as Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Parking Tram Train Bus Bike friendly Cafes Clubs and societies Sports On-campus accommodation Our campuses | 11 La Trobe University

Life at La Trobe Start a social enterprise The Big Idea is a competition that challenges you to come up with a community-focused business idea and pitch your business plan to a panel of influential industry professionals. / Learn more: latrobe.edu.au/the-big-idea Connect Volunteer Program Become involved in our sevenweek Connect Volunteer program where you’ll welcome new students to the La Trobe community and help them transition to university life.

Learn more: latrobe.edu.au/connect Volunteer as an International Host As an International Host, you’ll help out during Orientation and provide a warm welcome for our incoming international students. / Learn more: latrobe.edu.au/volunteer-hosts Join a club or society With a huge range of student-run clubs and societies, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to meet people who share your sporting, political, cultural or academic interests.

Learn more: latrobesu.org.au/clubs Get fit, stay fit Join our footy, soccer or netball teams, or take advantage of our on-campus Sports Centre, which offers a range of services to keep you fit and healthy while you study. / Learn more: latrobe.edu.au/sports There’s more to La Trobe than classes. You can volunteer and help your community, join one of our many clubs and societies, or lace up the boots and get active. ACTIVE CLUBS AND SOCIETIES ACROSS OUR CAMPUSES 90+ Orientation Orientation is your official start to university life and your opportunity to meet your classmates, explore your campus and learn everything you need to hit the ground running.

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For more information on the Aspire Program and how to apply, visit: latrobe.edu.au/aspire *International students subject to course eligibility Aspire Early Admissions Program ‘I was volunteering at a community radio station and coordinating a number of fundraisers. My careers teacher told me aboutAspire, so I got to applying! I loved that my offer came earlier than theVTAC offers, which meant I walked into my exams knowing there was a spot waiting for me at La Trobe. Aspire held a number of events to make us feel welcome, and as soon as I walked onto the campus I felt at home.

The Aspire program helped me realise that academic results are really important, but helping the community gives you skills you can’t get in a classroom.’ Kelsey Wilson Current Aspire student Aspire to be your best with our Early Admissions Program, which rewards skills and experience gained through community contributions with an early conditional offer into La Trobe.

Benefits of Aspire The Aspire Program is designed to give you the tools to succeed at La Trobe and beyond. You’ll receive: y y an early taste of university life with special on-campus events y y the chance to meet and connect with like-minded students y y access to our expansive library and campus resources y y induction into our Enrichment Program to prepare for what’s to come.

Successful Aspire applicants receive an early conditional offer into their chosen course. For Year 12 students, this includes a minimum ATAR of 50 for entry into our courses (with some exceptions to select professional degree programs). For nonYear 12 students, Aspire offers the benefit of minimum entry requirements. This could be your ATAR or equivalent academic performance achieved through further study. Who can apply? We accept applications from people who can demonstrate experience in volunteerism, leadership and community engagement and are: y y current Year 12 students (domestic and on-shore international)*; or y y non-Year 12 applicants (including mature-age applicants).

Types of community contribution There are many ways you can contribute to your community, and we take these into account when assessing your Aspire application. Examples include: y y community service or volunteering y y leadership and service in sport, performing arts or charity fundraising y y participating in social justice groups or a school leadership role y y religious or cultural group activities. I-Aspire If you’re an Indigenous student with a passion for giving back to your community, then I-Aspire is for you.

I-Aspire is a dynamic leadership program that gives you a pathway towards an early Aspire offer at La Trobe.

Learn more: latrobe.edu.au/i-aspire Important dates y y Applications open Friday 1 June 2018 y y Applications close Friday 31 August 2018 y y Notification of outcome Mid-September 2018 Our partnerships La Trobe has partnerships with the Country Fire Authority (CFA), the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, Scouts Victoria and St John Ambulance. Your involvement with these organisations is officially recognised by the Aspire Program.

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Preparing you for the digital workplace Digital health With digital technology revolutionising the healthcare industry, health graduates must be ready for the jobs of the future. At La Trobe, we’re equipping our graduates with the skills needed to practice in the emerging field of digital health. As the Australian health system becomes digitally enabled, health professionals need a core set of digital skills to enable them to work safely, efficiently and effectively.* The trend towards digitally enabled healthcare is also creating new job opportunities, such as analytics and cybersecurity, for graduates with technical qualifications seeking a career in the health sector.

Working in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, you’ll be at the centre of exciting innovations supporting the health of millions. You could find yourself working on projects such as the Australian Digital Health Agency’s ’My Health Record’ system: an online platform for patients to record their vital medical information for access by health professionals, providing the best in patient care.

At La Trobe, we continue to stay at the forefront of healthcare education to ensure you’re equipped with the future-ready skills required to succeed in the digital health industry, in areas including: y y nursing y y physiotherapy y y remote care y y predictive health analytics y y health information management. Find out more about our health courses on pages 30-35. *Australia’s National Digital Health strategy (Australian Digital Health Agency 2017) 14 | Preparing you for the digital workplace Undergraduate Guide 2019

Bachelor of Cybersecurity Become the innovative problem solver and cyber-savvy security professional that organisations need to protect intellectual property, data and people.

Our Bachelor of Cybersecurity has been co-designed with industry to address the global shortage of cybersecurity professionals. It equips you with skills across IT, business, law, policy and strategic communication. Learn about the history of hacking and explore the various methods used to defend and protect against malicious cyber threats. You’ll also cover the sophisticated techniques cyber criminals use to access confidential information online. To inspire your creativity and help build your adaptability, we’ve made our course structure highly flexible, allowing you to combine cybersecurity with complementary areas of study such as psychology, management, linguistics and international studies.

Engage in a range of simulated attacks via Cyber Games, an immersive gaming environment created by La Trobe in collaboration with Optus and Cisco. You’ll also design and develop a project for a real client, preparing you to step straight into a career in cybersecurity.

After you graduate, you could work almost anywhere in the world. You might be protecting government networks or national security, shielding a bank from online criminals or guarding an organisation’s most critical data. ‘LaTrobe has brought together experts across a range of disciplines to prepare you for one of the most in-demand jobs globally. In the future workforce, cybersecurity professionals will need to have knowledge, skills and experience in law, policy, business and technology. La Trobe’s new cybersecurity program allows you to develop these core skills and then specialise in the area where you’re most passionate.

I’d recommend La Trobe’s Bachelor of Cybersecurity to anyone looking for an exciting career in a highly employable field.’ Professor Jill Slay AM La Trobe University Optus Cybersecurity Chair Preparing you for the digital workplace | 15 La Trobe University Learn more about our Bachelor of Cybersecurity: latrobe.edu.au/sbcy Step inside the mind of a hacker with our new double degree The Bachelor of Cybersecurity/Bachelor of Psychology gives you a deeper understanding of how cyber technology will change human cognition, communication and behaviour. The extra skills and knowledge you’ll gain in this double degree will give you a real edge when you start your career in cybersecurity, working in rapidly emerging areas such as cyber investigation, social media research and human behaviour.

Challenge ideas, rethink common sense and answer society’s most essential questions. Open your mind to clever thinking with subjects ranked in the top one per cent worldwide.* Expand your horizons with specialist degrees – everything from communications to creative arts. Whatever your interests, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills to enrich your life and enhance your future. You’ll graduate ready to examine all dimensions of human life, express your creativity and communicate confidently within the fast-paced workplace of the future. What’s in it for you? y y Learn from accomplished scholars at the top of their fields.

y y Transform theory into practice with exclusive work placements in Australia and overseas. y y Take advantage of our reputation for excellence. La Trobe is ranked in the top 100 worldwide for archaeology and sociology and in the top 200 for communication and media studies, history, linguistics and philosophy.** y y Develop cultural agility, embrace different opinions and master new languages through our student exchange and Study Abroad programs, many of which are financially supported. y y Access valuable facilities including the Upstart Media Hub, which hones your craft using media and studio equipment for live broadcast.

Times Higher Education (THE) Rankings 2017 **QS World University Subject Rankings 2017 / Learn more: latrobe.edu.au/arts-comm communications sciences Arts,social and 16 | Arts, social sciences and communications

Career outcomes Arts, social sciences and communications span a distinctive range of new and established careers. Here’s just a taste of the many opportunities available to our graduates: Actor Archaeologist Author Communications coordinator Community educator Community planner Criminologist Diplomat Environmental sustainability adviser Festival organiser International aid worker Multimedia artist Museum curator Online editor Policy adviser Political adviser Politician Screenwriter Social welfare officer Sports journalist Translator Video producer

Arts, social sciences and communications Course title Location/course code Intake Prerequisites Bachelor of Arts Melbourne (ABA) Bendigo (RBA) Albury-Wodonga (HUSBAW) Mildura (HUSBAM) Shepparton (BEBAP) Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Majors Melbourne: Aboriginal studies | Anthropology | Archaeology | Asian studies | Creative and professional writing | Chinese | Crime, justice and legal studies | English | French | Gender, sexuality and diversity studies | History | Human geography | Indonesian | International studies | Italian | Japanese | Linguistics | Media studies | Modern Greek studies | Philosophy | Politics | Screen studies | Sociology | Spanish | Sustainability and development Bendigo: English | History | Human geography | Indonesian | Sociology Albury-Wodonga: English | History | Sociology Mildura: English | History | Sociology Shepparton: English | History | Sociology Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Health Sciences Melbourne (AZAHS) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 20 in one of Biology, Chemistry, any Mathematics, Physical Education or Physics.* Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Science Melbourne (SZAS) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 20 in any Mathematics.* Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Arts Bendigo (LZBAB) Albury-Wodonga (LZBAW) Mildura (LZBAM) Shepparton (LZBAP) Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Arts Melbourne (LZCOMA) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of International Relations Melbourne (LZCIR) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Creative Arts Melbourne (ABCA) Bendigo (ABCAB) Mildura (ABCAM) Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Majors Melbourne: Screen | Theatre | Writing Bendigo: Visual arts | Writing Mildura: Visual arts Bachelor of International Relations Melbourne (ABIR) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Laws/ Bachelor of Arts Melbourne (LWLAT) Bendigo (LWLATB) Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Relations Melbourne (LWLINT) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Media and Communication Melbourne (LWLMC) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Media and Communication Melbourne (ABMC) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.* Majors Journalism | Media industries | Public relations | Sport journalism Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics Melbourne (LBPPE) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Urban, Rural and Environmental Planning Bendigo (ABURE) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.* Diploma of Arts Bendigo (ADAB) Albury-Wodonga (ADAW) Mildura (ADAM) Shepparton (ADAS) Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 See online for entry requirements.

Diploma in Languages Melbourne (ADIL) Sem 1, Sem 2 See online for entry requirements. 18 | Arts, social sciences and communications Undergraduate Guide 2019

Duration URL 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/aba 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/azahs 4.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/szas 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lzbab 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lzcoma 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lzcir 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/abca 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/abir 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lwlat 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent.

latrobe.edu.au/lwlint 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lwlmc 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/abmc 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lbppe 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/abure 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/ada 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/adil Leading facilities La Trobe provides you with world-class computer labs, video and editing suites, a multi-camera television studio, large studio spaces and an on-campus gallery. Specialise your degree Tailor your studies in journalism, sport journalism, public relations or media industries, while gaining the latest insights from industry experts.

As soon as I left uni, I knew I was ready for my career. LaTrobe arts gave me the ability to work with people, to work to deadlines, to communicate. Everything I could possibly need I’d already learnt at LaTrobe.’ Madison Siladi La Trobe graduate/ Freelance editor and videographer Experience that counts Gain real-world experience through Work Integrated Learning, and take advantage of study tours in places such as Italy, the US and the UK, and exchange opportunities in 54 countries. La Trobe University Learn more about Madison’s story: latrobe.edu.au/madison *Seeonlineforafulllistofentryrequirements,includingATARandnon-Year12student s | 19

Studying business and commerce at La Trobe delivers more than just a degree. You’ll be rewarded for ambition and determination, whether you’re a budding entrepreneur with a global vision, a driven stockbroker with the future in sight or a data analyst in the making. Whatever your aspiration, the insights, experience and connections gained at La Trobe will help shape your career. Complement your studies with work placements, international study tours, business simulations, industry-related learning, field visits and mentoring. You’ll thrive at La Trobe. We innovate in teaching and research, and as a Business School student, you’ll graduate with the technical and enterprise skills to gain a competitive edge in the evolving world of business.

Our Business School is one of the few in Australia to offer courses with the prestigious EPAS accreditation. Awarded by the European Foundation of Management Development, the accreditation is given only to highquality business and management programs with an international perspective.

What’s in it for you? y y Transform learning into practice through our Work Integrated Learning program. y y Work with our Professors of Practice: influential and high-achieving industry professionals who co-design and teach our degrees. y y Develop a global perspective on specialised international study tours. y y Study in a learning environment that provides you with the workready skills and agility to succeed in the jobs of the future. / Learn more: latrobe.edu.au/bus-comm 20 | Business and commerce commerce Businessand

Career outcomes Our multifaceted suite of degrees can enrich your career potential.

Here are some of the jobs that could be yours: Accounting and finance Accountant Auditor Consultant Financial analyst Financial planner Investment banker Business and commerce Business analyst Business law specialist Economist Financial manager Import/export agent Recruitment consultant Management Account manager Human resources manager Resort manager Sport manager Team manager Marketing Content coordinator Content producer Digital marketing coordinator Events coordinator Marketing analyst Marketing coordinator Market researcher Media relations officer Social media coordinator

Business and commerce 22 | Business and commerce Undergraduate Guide 2019 Course title Location/course code Intake Prerequisites Bachelor of Accounting Melbourne (LBC) Sydney (LBCSY) Dandenong (LBCD) Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer SP1, SP2, SP3 ^ Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Accounting and Master of Financial Analysis Melbourne (LZCFA) Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Applied Business Online (LBAB) Monthly See online for entry requirements.

Bachelor of Applied Business (Management) Online (LBABM) Monthly See online for entry requirements. Bachelor of Applied Business (Marketing) Online (LBABK) Monthly See online for entry requirements. Bachelor of Business Melbourne (LBB) Bendigo (RBB) Albury-Wodonga (ECBBW) Mildura (RBBM) Shepparton (LMBBP) Sydney (LMBBSY) Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 SP1, SP2, SP3 ^ VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Majors Melbourne: Accounting | Agribusiness | Economics | Event management | Financial management | Human resource management | International business | Management | Management and marketing | Marketing | Sport management | Tourism and hospitality Bendigo: Accounting | Agribusiness | Event management | Management | Management and marketing | Marketing | Sport management Albury-Wodonga: Accounting | Agribusiness | Management and marketing Mildura: Accounting | Agribusiness | Management and marketing Shepparton: Accounting | Agribusiness | Management and marketing Sydney: Accounting | Financial management | Human resource management | Management | Marketing Bachelor of Business (Accounting) Melbourne (LBBC) Bendigo (LBBCB) Albury-Wodonga (LBBCW) Mildura (LBBCM) Shepparton (LBBCS) Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Business (Accounting and Finance) Melbourne (LBBAF) Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Business (Agribusiness) Melbourne (LBBAB) Bendigo (LBBAB) Albury-Wodonga (LBBAB) Mildura (LBBAB) Shepparton (LBBAB) Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Business (Event Management) Melbourne (LBBEM) Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Business (Event Management/Marketing) Melbourne (LBBEMT) Bendigo (LBBEMB) Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) Melbourne (LBBHR) Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Business (Marketing) Melbourne (LBBMK) Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Business (Sport Development and Management) Bendigo (LBBSB) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) Melbourne (LBBS) Albury-Wodonga (LBBSW) Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* P P P P

Seeonlineforafulllistofentryrequirements,includingATARandnon-Year12student s **Between 2012 and 2015; Foundation for Young Australia report ‘New Work Smarts’ This degree is offered through a LaTrobe education partner. See online for details ^SP (Study Period) Future ready Benefit from a future-focused degree designed to develop the enterprise skills sought after by employers in 4.2 million Australian job ads.** Industry recognised Our relationships with CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), and our connections with Deloitte and PwC, ensure you’ll gain industry insights and a global perspective.

Through LaTrobe’s internship program, I landed a placement in Melbourne Storm’s membership department. Thanks to LaTrobe, I’m now working as a development officer at Football Federation Victoria, and it’s such an exciting space to be in.’ Zeb Zancan La Trobe graduate/ Development officer, Football Federation Victoria La Trobe University Learn more about Zeb’s story: latrobe.edu.au/zeb Duration URL 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lbc 4.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lzcfa 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lbab 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.

latrobe.edu.au/lbabm 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lbabk 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lbb 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lbbc 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lbbaf 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lbbab 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lbbem 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lbbemt 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lbbhr 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lbbmk 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.

latrobe.edu.au/lbbsb 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lbbs | 23 Increase your employability Undertake 200 hours of work placement and complete core subjects in volunteer management, sport governance and sport development.

Course title Location/course code Intake Prerequisites Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Hospitality) Melbourne (LBBTH) Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Business and Master of Management Melbourne (LZBMM) Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Arts Bendigo (LZBAB) Albury-Wodonga (LZBAW) Mildura (LZBAM) Shepparton (LZBAP) Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Commerce Melbourne (LBCOM) Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Majors Accounting | Economics | Financial management | Management | Marketing Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences Melbourne (LZCAG) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Arts Melbourne (LZCOMA) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Biomedicine Melbourne (LZCBM) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Computer Science Melbourne (LZCCS) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 20 in one of Maths: Mathematical Methods (any) or Maths: Specialist Mathematics.* Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Health Sciences Melbourne (LZCHS) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in one of Biology, Chemistry, any Mathematics, Physical Education or Physics.* BachelorofCommerce/Bachelor of International Relations Melbourne (LZCIR) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Laws Melbourne (LZCOML) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Science Melbourne (LZCOMS) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 20 in any Mathematics.* Bachelor of Finance Melbourne (LBF) Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of International Business Melbourne (LBIB) Sydney (LBIBSY) Sem 1, Sem 2, Summer SP1, SP2, SP3 ^ VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business Bendigo (LWLBUSB) Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.* Diploma in Business Bendigo (LDBB) Albury-Wodonga (LDBW) Mildura (LDBM) Shepparton (LDBS) Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 Sem 1, Sem 2 VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.* Business and commerce *See online for a full list of entry requirements, including ATAR and non-Year 12 students ^SP (Study Period) 24 | Business and commerce Undergraduate Guide 2019

Duration URL 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lbbth 4.5 years full-time or part time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lzbmm 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lzbab 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lbcom 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lzcag 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lzcoma 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lzcbm 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lzccs 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lzchs 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent.

latrobe.edu.au/lzcir 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lzcoml 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lzcoms 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lbf 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lbib 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/lwlbus 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent. latrobe.edu.au/ldb ‘LaTrobe gave me opportunities to intern at a variety of firms across the business sector, honing the skills I’ll take into the workforce.’ James Lalios Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws student La Trobe University Learn more about James’ story: latrobe.edu.au/james | 25 Leading tourism and hospitality program We’re ranked in the top 50 in the world for hospitality and leisure management (2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject).

Real-world learning and problem solving You’ll diversify your skillset by working in multidisciplinary teams, connecting with business leaders and industry experts throughout your degree. Gain valuable international experience With partner universities in over 30 countries, our student exchange program gives you a global perspective on finance.

Use your knowledge to transform lives. If your passion is education, our courses give you the skills and practical experience for a successful and rewarding career. By studying with us, you’ll make a difference in the field of your choice.

Join a professional network of school teachers in a primary, secondary or early childhood setting. Influence education policy with leadership, communication and research skills. Or take students on new adventures by teaching in the great outdoors. We’ve re-imagined our education and teaching courses to prepare you for careers in schools, communities and beyond.

You’ll learn from passionate educators who pride themselves on high-quality research, community partnerships and industry connections. What’s in it for you? y y Accelerate your career with a foundational first year that introduces you to national numeracy and literacy standards. y y Balance work, life and study with flexible online courses. y y Exceed your potential with a curriculum that redefines teaching, shaped by partnerships with educational institutions across Victoria. y y Gain a global perspective through overseas placements that pair you with local students and schools. y y Join our Excellence in Professional Practice program, working in partner schools, building professional networks and experiencing the rhythms of a full school year.

Learn more: latrobe.edu.au/edu-teach 26 | Education and teaching Education teaching and

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