University of Melbourne

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

Brief information

According to AbbreviationFinder, the University of Melbourne breaks some records: It is the second largest university in the state of Victoria, thanks to its early founding in 1853 the oldest in the state and therefore also the second oldest in the entire continent of Australia.

She is also a member of the ” Group of Eight “, the eight leading universities in the country. That alone speaks for a consistently high level of research and teaching. Their motto “Redefine Possible” therefore reflects the claim of the research-strong university to cross borders and to discover new paths and possibilities.

Overall, the university consists of a whole range of faculties and graduate schools, from medicine, dentistry and health sciences to music and business and economics. Here you can get different degrees like bachelor or master obtain or spend a semester abroad.

In the prestigious Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020, the University of Melbourne has again been ranked first in Australia and 31st in the world. There are also many other awards that the university has received for its academic quality. According to QS World University Rankings (by subject), numerous departments of the university are among the top 50 or even top 20 worldwide.

Internationality is very important – the University of Melbourne maintains bilateral cooperation with currently 45 countries around the world. In addition, she is a member of some higher education associations, in which the best universities are organized. Great value is also placed on competent teachers. These can impart their in-depth knowledge to the students on a one-to-one basis and thus give them the best opportunities to start their careers. All degrees that can be obtained here are highly regarded around the world.

  • Website der University of Melbourne

University facts

Year of foundation: 1853

Type of university: State university

Number of Students: Total 38200, 22500 Undergraduate, 15700 Postgraduate, International 12600

Accreditations:

  • AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
  • CRICOS Provider Code: 00116K
  • EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System)

Academic year:

The academic year at the University of Melbourne is divided into two semesters.

Study programs

  • Associatestudium
  • postgraduate studies
  • semester abroad
  • bachelor’s degree
  • LLM
  • Master’s degree

Campus

The University of Melbourne has a total of seven campuses in Melbourne and more rurally located in the state of Victoria.

The main campus is located in Parkville, a central Melbourne area just minutes from downtown. The site features modern designed architecture and state of the art facilities combined with old sandstone buildings. Twelve libraries alone are available to students here.

There is also a university campus on Southbank in the city, which is home to the Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. There are also branches of the University of Melbourne in Burnley, Creswick, Dookie, Shepparton and Werribee.

  • University of Melbourne campus maps

Housing

Various accommodation options are available to international students. The university is happy to help with the search, regardless of whether you need a temporary solution or permanent accommodation.

The following accommodation options are available:

  • student residence
  • Apartments on campus
  • Private Apartments / Hotels
  • guest families

The specific availability of the individual accommodation options may vary depending on the study program. Detailed information can be found via the links or in the “free brochure” for the respective program. If you have any questions, we are at your disposal.

Melbourne

With almost 5 million inhabitants, Melbourne is located in the state of Victoria, on the south-eastern tip of Australia on the Indian Ocean. The second largest city in Australia after Sydney, which stretches around Port Phillip Bay, was the most livable city in the world for several years in a row until 2017.

Both the southern and eastern borders of the state of Victoria are formed by the sea. Victoria alone has 1,600 km of coastline and is located in the subtropical climate zone. The temperatures are pleasant, February is the warmest month at 20 °C.

Water lovers and sun worshipers are just as right here as culture lovers. In your free time you can surf, swim or look around the city centre, for example at the Melbourne Exhibition Center or the Victorian Arts Centre. Incidentally, the actual center with almost all sights is concentrated in just one square kilometer. Afterwards you should definitely go to one of the 3500 restaurants, because Melbourne is also known as the “city of food” in Australia. Afterwards, the lively nightlife with its nightclubs, bars and pubs invites you to celebrate.

Degrees/Courses

Studies/courses in English

  • Bachelor of Agriculture in Production Animal Health
  • Bachelor of Agriculture in Sustainable Production
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Arabic
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Art History
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Asian Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Australian Indigenous Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Chinese
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Classics
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Creative Writing
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Criminology
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – English and Theatre Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – French
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Gender Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Geography
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – German
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Hebrew and Jewish Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – History
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – History and Philosophy of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Indonesian
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Islamic Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Italian
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Japanese
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Media and Communications
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Politics and International Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Russian
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Screen and Cultural Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts (Extended) in Ancient World Studies – Spanish and Latin American Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Ancient World Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Arabic
  • Bachelor of Arts in Art History
  • Bachelor of Arts in Arts Minors
  • Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Australian Indigenous Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Chinese
  • Bachelor of Arts in Classics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts in English and Theatre Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in French
  • Bachelor of Arts in Gender Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Geography
  • Bachelor of Arts in German
  • Bachelor of Arts in Hebrew and Jewish Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Bachelor of Arts in History and Philosophy of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Indonesian
  • Bachelor of Arts in Islamic Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Italian
  • Bachelor of Arts in Japanese
  • Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communications
  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Arts in Politics and International Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Russian
  • Bachelor of Arts in Screen and Cultural Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Latin American Studies
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine in Bioengineering Systems
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine in Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine in Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine in Genetics
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine in Health Informatics
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine in Human Structure and Function
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine in Immunology
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine in Microbiology and Immunology
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine in Neuroscience
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine in Pathology
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine in Pharmacology
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine in Physiolo
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Actuarial Studies
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Business
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Economics
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Finance
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Environments in Architecture
  • Bachelor of Environments in Civil Systems
  • Bachelor of Environments in Construction
  • Bachelor of Environments in Environmental Engineering Systems
  • Bachelor of Environments in Environmental Geographies, Politics and Culture
  • Bachelor of Environments in Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Environments in Geomatics
  • Bachelor of Environments in Landscape Architecture
  • Bachelor of Environments in Landscape Management
  • Bachelor of Environments in Property
  • Bachelor of Environments in Urban Design and Planning
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Contemporary Music
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film and Television
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music Theatre
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Production
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Screenwriting
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Practice
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Art
  • Bachelor of Music in Composition
  • Bachelor of Music in Ethnomusicology
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Performance
  • Bachelor of Music in Musicology
  • Bachelor of Oral Health
  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Health and Disease
  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering Systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Science in Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Computing and Software Systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Food Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Forest Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Genetics
  • Bachelor of Science in Geography
  • Bachelor of Science in Geology
  • Bachelor of Science in Geomatics
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Structure and Function
  • Bachelor of Science in Immunology
  • Bachelor of Science in Informatics
  • Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Physics
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Immunology
  • Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience
  • Bachelor of Science in Pathology
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics
  • Bachelor of Science in Physiology
  • Bachelor of Science in Plant Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Zoology

University of Melbourne