Get the skills to adapt to new fields and advanced technology with industry expert teachers, collaborative workspaces and placements that put you in the job earlier.
- Gain practical skills in placements across traditional and emerging industries.
- Build strong foundations in innovation, creative thinking and excellence.
- Learn from engineers who are experts in their field.
Your questions answered
Gabby explores why she chose to study engineering and what she likes about it.
Gabby talks about what you're going to learn in an engineering course.
Gabby talks about what she likes best about the lecturers at La Trobe.
projected rise in civil engineering professional roles until 2026
median weekly earnings for full-time electrical engineers
La Trobe undergraduate engineering students found employment within four months of graduation
Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) 2021
After you graduate, you could work across a range of industries – including technology, communications, education, finance, government, healthcare and energy.
Design and assess major structural works such as buildings, bridges and tunnels.
Create sustainable infrastructure that produces renewable energy such as wind, solar, hydro, marine and biofuels.
Construct the plans and processes needed to build robots and robotic systems.
Oversee the manufacturing of products to ensure quality and standards are maintained from product development through to packaging.
Civil engineering technicians and technologists help engineers plan, design and build. They work on a wide variety of projects including highways, bridges, utilities and other infrastructure.
Work integrated learning and employability
We know nothing beats hands-on experience. Explore how you can gain work-relevant experience for credit with our industry and community partners.