Course at a glance
The College provides high level academic leadership to schools and departments, focusing on strategic planning in teaching and research. It aims to realise academic goals in relation to intellectual focus, institutional growth and performance improvement within the context of our strategic plan, Future Ready 2013–2017, and beyond.
The College is responsible for the provision of policy development, our academic staffing profile, load planning and course profile, student recruitment and quality assurance across schools.
We offer a range of general and specialist undergraduate, postgraduate and higher degree by research courses. These degrees are tailored to meet the needs of our students ensuring their readiness to work in changing industry environments.
Schools and Departments
The College of Arts Social Sciences and Commerce is made up of of 4 schools and 11 departments, and offers a range of specialised study options across all of La Trobe's campuses.
- Department of Archaeology and History
- Department of Communications and Media
- Department of Creative Arts and English
- Department of Languages and Linguistics
- Department of Politics and Philosophy
- Department of Social Inquiry
Using real case studies, you will learn about financial market operations and the economic and financial theory behind corporate, international and personal finance. Learn specialist modelling, spreadsheeting and the skills needed for stockbroking, analysis and financial planning.
If you would like to study in Australia at a university or tertiary level then you may be eligible for the Higher Education Sector Visa (subclass 573) or Postgraduate Research Sector Visa (subclass 574). If your intention is to study a non-award foundation studies course or components of a course (other than English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students) that does not lead to an award then the Non Award Sector visa (subclass 575) may suit your needs. For those who intend to come to Australia to undertake English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) the Independent ELICOS Sector visa (subclass 57) provides this option. In some cases it is possible to package your studies on the one visa subclass. For more information please see Course packaging. Eligible student visa applicants from participating education providers may also be able to apply for Streamlined student visa processing. If you have finished your studies and wish to work in Australia temporarily, please see Post-study work arrangements or our Working visas. ; See more at http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Stud
Graduates will be prepared for careers in mergers and acquisitions, foreign exchange, securities and loans, money marketing, financial forecasting, dealing in bonds, stocks and the money market, and selling financial products.