The University of Melbourne
Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning and teaching and engagement. It has been an international leader in research, teaching and learning for over 160 years, attracting students from more than 150 countries. The university has 22 discipline specific faculties and graduate schools and 6,500 staff members. It has a rich history of pioneering research and technological development and has over 360,000 graduates within its global alumni network.
As Australia’s leading university, the University of Melbourne offers a world class educational model which is the first of its kind in Australia. Flexible and focused, this Model is a globally competitive curriculum that combines broad undergraduate studies with a professional specialisation at graduate level. Today's competitive job market and workplace demand forward-thinking graduates who are skilled and resilient, having both an undergraduate and a higher-level graduate degree will help students stand out from the rest. It’s undergraduate degrees equip students to solve the problems of the future. Whether students already have the career path mapped out, or are open to new possibilities, they can tailor their studies to suit the interests and goals. The university’s undergraduate degrees cover a wide range of study areas and disciplines. It’s graduate schools offer graduate research programs in most major disciplines, so students can pursue their passion and develop career. The University offers more than 340 award programs ranging from Graduate Certificates to Masters and PhD study in a wide range of study areas and disciplines.
Melbourne has seven campus locations across Melbourne and rural Victoria, including the Parkville campus. Its main campus in Parkville offers everything from a supermarket to specialty shops, two gyms, a theatre, nine museums and galleries and plenty of outdoor spaces.
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