Full Time MBA Program By La Trobe University |TopMBA

Full Time MBA

Full Time MBA

  • Program Type Full-Time MBA
  • Duration 18 months
  • International students' % 29
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Employment % 100
  • Avg. salary 66909(USD)
  • Start date Jan, Mar, Apr

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The La Trobe MBA is designed with the working professional in mind who’s seeking to accelerate their career in general management. 

The MBA’s flexible delivery mode allows you to study at your own pace and choose classes that fit in with your professional commitments. Students can choose between full-time or part-time study modes, with full-time students completing the program in three semesters (18 months). Classes are taught either in the evenings or at weekends. 

Within four months of graduating, 87.8 percent of La Trobe graduates secure employment. 

Program structure

The La Trobe MBA consists of 12 subjects: eight compulsory core subjects and four additional electives. Students also complete two Core Professional Experience Activities. Elective subjects aim to give students the opportunity to either specialize in a particular area of interest, or to diversify their skills and knowledge base. Electives include: 

Business analysis

Understand the context and fundamentals of business so you can make informed choices.


Refine your skills in accounting to better analyze business practices.


Learn how to think creatively and drive change across an organization.

Responsible leadership

Gain an understanding of how best to manage people and projects towards ethical and sustainable outcomes.


Be ready to take your business plans from conception to completion.

Core Professional Experiences

In addition to traditional subjects, students complete a Career Development e-portfolio which allows you to showcase your professional development. Students also take part in the Boardroom Simulation, an intensive simulation of actual boardroom situations and dilemmas faced by organizations. 

More information on LA Trobe's unique MBA design can be found here.

Entry requirements and how to apply

If you’re interested in studying at La Trobe University, you will need to have: 

  • An Australian bachelor's degree or international equivalent, with a minimum C grade (60%) average in the final year. 
  • Three years' relevant managerial experience.
  • Applicants with more than eight years' relevant managerial experience but without an undergraduate degree may be considered for professional entry.
  • IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

If you’re interested in applying to study La Trobe’s MBA, click here.

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for the La Trobe MBA are $40,200 AUD. 

Full-fee paying students may be eligible for the La Trobe College Excellence Scholarship and receive up to a 25 percent reduction on course fees. Find out what other La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you on their website.

Please note as well, that students must pay all costs related to international study tours, including travel, meals and accommodation. Costs vary depending on location (all accepted students are eligible to apply for travel grants). 

About University

COVID-19 Information:  https://www.latrobe.edu.au/about/novel-coronavirus

La Trobe University was established in 1964, and is a public research-intensive university in Australia. Over the last 50 years, La Trobe University has proudly offered world-class teaching, state-of-the-art facilities and hands-on learning experiences across its six stunning campuses in the state of Victoria and one campus in the heart of Sydney. 

Students can choose from a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs, many of which offer industry placements allowing you to enrich your academic and professional career. 

Strong support services for students

At La Trobe University, you’ll get all the help you need to adjust to life in Australia and get the most out of your studies. From setting up a bank account, to finding a place to live, La Trobe’s dedicated International Student Services team are there to support you every step of the way with any academic, social, financial and cultural concerns you may have.

Other on-campus services include a chaplaincy, Muslim prayer rooms, personal support, counselling, and support for people with disabilities. 

Click here for more information about La Trobe University’s support services. 

Get career ready at La Trobe University

La Trobe University offers a leading Career Ready Advantage program that develops professional, technical and interpersonal skills. With the Career Ready program you’ll get support with:

  • Finding work through La Trobe’s on-campus recruitment services, with hundreds of casual and graduate opportunities advertised every year.
  • Industry placements with La Trobe’s wide network of industry partners.
  • Opportunities to connect with potential employers through networking events, showcases and industry panels.
  • Free LinkedIn Learning with more than 13,000 online courses to choose from.
  • Industry mentoring with La Trobe’s high-profile alumni and partners.
  • Career advice from La Trobe’s friendly Career Ready experts.
  • Lifetime career support with ongoing access to online resources, workshops and networking.

Career Ready Advantage builds on the technical skills learned throughout your degree and helps you develop attributes that employers are looking for, such as passion, empathy, curiosity and resilience. You’ll also learn:

  • Communication and literacy
  • Personal and professional skills
  • Inquiry and analysis

In addition, La Trobe’s Accelerator Program helps make start-ups a reality. Successful applicants receive up to $20,000 AUD funding to help fast-track their business ideas.

Be a part of La Trobe’s 210,000 alumni network

Being a part of La Trobe’s 210,000 alumni network can open many doors for you after you graduate. From organizing a reunion to volunteering as mentor, La Trobe’s alumni community is a truly global network that you can get involved with no matter where you are in the world. 

Click here to find out more about La Trobe’s Alumni community. 


La Trobe Business School is ACCSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accredited, and its MBA program is EPAS accredited.

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