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Australian degrees online


Complete a highly respected Australian university degree from anywhere in the world

You can complete a La Trobe University applied bachelor degree online and enjoy the future of education in the comfort of your own home.*

These applied degrees are delivered by Didasko, creators of award-winning elearning content and education experts. The course structure is full of interactive multimedia, live lectures and engaging, thought-provoking challenges. This is the future of online education.

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Entry requirements

To study your La Trobe applied bachelor degree, you must have the following.

  1. Completion of Year 12, with a score in English of at least 25, or
  2. An equivalent academic level achievement, or
  3. At least two years of work experience, after leaving school
  4. Proof of an IELTS Academic 6.0 with no band less than 6.0 or equivalent

All students are required to undergo the online Didasko Pre-enrolment Assessment and achieve a pass mark of 60%.

Enjoy the savings

For many, travelling for study is not possible or desirable. Whether it's financial or simply a matter of time, studying at home makes so much sense today.

Currently, to study in Melbourne as an international student costs upwards of A$25,000 per year when you allow for accommodation, campus costs, general living expenses, flights and taxes. Online study allows you to continue working while you study to improve your skills and knowledge.

International course costs

*Eligible to international students studying outside of Australia only.

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How does it work?

Step 1 – Choose your degree
Step 2 – Pass the online Pre-enrolment Assessment
Step 3 – Complete the online enrolment form and supply your ID and IELTS documentation
Step 4 – Our Student Admissions Team will contact you to discuss costs, start dates and answer any questions you may have
Step 5 – Pay the required course costs
Step 6 – Commence your degree

Three graduation opportunities in one degree

La Trobe University 100% online IT degrees and business degrees provide you with the unique opportunity to graduate after year one, two or three with a La Trobe qualification. Subject to satisfactorily completing each part of your course, you can graduate with an applied diploma (end year 1), an applied associate degree (end year 2), or an applied bachelor degree when you graduate after all three years.

Please note, you will only receive one qualification - which will be the highest successfully completed level when you choose to exit your studies.

Study year 1 of your degree
Year 1


After completing year 1 of your degree, you will be awarded with an applied diploma. You can add this qualification to your résumé and move forward with your career plans.

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Study year 2 of your degree
Year 2

Associate degree

Successful completion of year 2 will increase your chances of a higher-paying position with an applied associate degree. However, you are now well over half way to your applied bachelor degree, so why not continue to study while staying employed?

Expected income

Study year 3 of your degree
Year 3

Bachelor degree

Your applied bachelor degree greatly improves the opportunities available to you. Armed with 3 qualifications, you will have demonstrated your ability to stay focused to achieve a goal. With the job-ready skills and knowledge acquired from your course, employers will find you highly desirable.

Expected income

Frequently asked questions

Do your courses provide me with a student visa?

No, online students do not require a visa as you will study from your own country.

Do you offer scholarships?

No, at this point no scholarships are available. Our courses offer a convenient ‘pay as you go’ subject-by-subject payment plan.

What are the English language requirements for studying these courses?

We require proof of an IELTS Academic 6.0 with no band less than 6.0 or equivalent.

Can I study online in Australia?

No, you must study your La Trobe degree online from your own country.

What if I can’t cope with the workload?

Contact us as soon as you think this is happening and we can either revise your study plan or discuss part-time study options.

Will I meet other students online?

Yes, you will be invited to join a private Facebook group so you can meet with your fellow students.

How much support can I expect?

You can have as much support as you want. Our Student Experience Team are available and will respond within 10 minutes of your help request during operating hours. They are there to help you with any course and scheduling concerns you may have. During your studies, Didasko will reach out to you on a regular basis to make sure everything is going smoothly.

What are your operating hours?
Operating hours
Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm (AEST)
Friday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm (AEST)
What is your relationship with La Trobe University?

Didasko is very proud to be delivering La Trobe University qualifications. A La Trobe applied qualification and Didasko's engaging elearning content will give you the best possible chance of success for your future plans.

Find out more about the La Trobe/Didasko partnership

University students

La Trobe University rankings


Results from the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Moving into the 301-350 rank band from the 351-400 band last year, La Trobe University’s global positioning has increased by 51 places (from 392 to 341).

In Victoria, La Trobe now ranks joint third and has risen in the national ranking, now placing 18th in Australia.

La Trobe Vice-Chancellor Professor John Dewar said a key contributor to this success was a marked improvement in research impact.

“This fantastic result in one of the top global rankings reflects La Trobe’s energy and ambition in conducting pioneering research which is attracting exceptional academics from across the globe,” Professor Dewar said.

“With high impact research in diverse areas, from mobile cloud computing and global health studies to cell death and wheat genetics, our researchers are making new discoveries and pushing the boundaries of knowledge.”

Professor Dewar said that providing an outstanding student experience also contributed to these rankings.

“Providing an enriching student experience is at the heart of everything we do; this ranking reflects our focus on developing our students to succeed in the workforce when they graduate.”

La Trobe is ranked in the top 400 universities worldwide by all three major independent rankings agencies: the ARWU ranks the University 317th globally while the 2018 QS World University Rankings ranks La Trobe 397 in the world.