The University of Melbourne: Popular Programs & Rankings ,,Australia

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Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne started as a cluster of buildings set in a large park on the fringe of the city, with 4 professors and just 16 students. The University of Melbourne is a public research university sitting at the heart of a thriving international city. In 1883, the first woman to graduate from an Australian university, Julia Belle Guerin, graduated from the University of Melbourne.

Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking 2022, ranked the University of Melbourne 33rd in the world. University also ranked 21st in the THE Impact Rankings in the Category of Good Health and Well-being for 2022. As per QS World University Rankings 2023, the University of Melbourne is ranked 33rd in the world.

The University of Melbourne is home to more than 54,000 students with 51% undergraduate and 49% graduate EFTSL. There are 44% of international students from over 150 countries.

Parkville campus is the main campus of the University of Melbourne. In addition to this, there are 6 specialist campuses; Southbank, Burnley, Dookie, Creswick, Werribee, and Shepparton located throughout Greater Melbourne and regional Victoria, and 3 innovation precincts in Melbourne’s central business district. The University of Melbourne offers 693 courses for undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels across its 10 faculties; Architecture, Building and Planning, Arts, Business and Economics, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts and Music, Law, Medicine, dentistry and Health Science, Scie

Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking 2022, ranked the University of Melbourne 33rd in the world. University also ranked 21st in the THE Impact Rankings in the Category of Good Health and Well-being for 2022. As per QS World University Rankings 2023, the University of Melbourne is ranked 33rd in the world.

The University of Melbourne is home to more than 54,000 students with 51% undergraduate and 49% graduate EFTSL. There are 44% of international students from over 150 countries.

Parkville campus is the main campus of the University of Melbourne. In addition to this, there are 6 specialist campuses; Southbank, Burnley, Dookie, Creswick, Werribee, and Shepparton located throughout Greater Melbourne and regional Victoria, and 3 innovation precincts in Melbourne’s central business district. The University of Melbourne offers 693 courses for undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels across its 10 faculties; Architecture, Building and Planning, Arts, Business and Economics, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts and Music, Law, Medicine, dentistry and Health Science, Science and Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences. There are many student clubs and associations at the University of Melbourne. There are a number of museums and art galleries and a large library system spread across the university.

The University of Melbourne provides a safe, welcoming, and educational accommodation to students. The accommodation fee includes your furnished room, utilities, unlimited internet, amenities (gym, cinema, communal kitchen, study rooms, music rooms, and more), 24/7 staff support and a year-round calendar of programs and events. The university has 4 university-owned accommodations; Little Hall, The Lofts at Melbourne Connect, Lisa Bellear House, and University Apartments. Besides this the university has 2 residential colleges; International House and Medley Hall. The university has collaborated with some nationally recognized student accommodation providers; UniLodge Lincoln House is a modern dormitory-style residence with outstanding communal spaces.

There is a huge variety of scholarships for all kinds of students at the University of Melbourne. Some of the most popular scholarships are the Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship and Melbourne National Merit Scholarship – which pays $8,000 to eligible students moving to Melbourne from parts of Australia outside Victoria. The residential colleges of the University of Melbourne award around $6.5 million in scholarships each year.

The University of Melbourne’s alma mater includes Prime ministers, Governors, Generals, and Nobel Laureates among them. Some of the most notable alumni of the university are; Julia Gillard (Former PM of Australia), Ronny Chieng (Comedian), Pallavi Sharda (Indian Actress) and many more.

Year of establishment1853
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Also Known AsUnimelb
Total International Students19995
Male/Female Ratio1.30
Endowments ValueAustralian Dollar 621 million
No.of Campuses8
Accommodation expenses19005 AUD
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University’s Evaluation 2023

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A++Overall University Grade
Course Grades
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M.A.
A+
MASc
A+
MBA/PGDM
A+
MEng
A+
MIM
A+
MS

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Tips: This is best college in Melbourne. If you want to study in Melbourne this is best college . They have good faculty members which will help you in every condition. There is nothing bad .

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  • Total Monthly ExpenseAUD 9195
  • Prepping time for classes36 hours / Week
  • Expected Annual SalaryAUD 19586
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Unimelb Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(39 Courses)(1 year-4 years)INR 22.23 L - 31.14 L
MIM(20 Courses)(1 year-4 years)INR 20.18 L - 30.32 L
MBA/PGDM(2 Courses)(18 months-2 years)INR 28.13 L - 46.31 L
B.E. / B.Tech(15 Courses)(3 years)INR 20.91 L - 26.84 L
B.Sc.(31 Courses)(3 years)INR 15.62 L - 25.85 L
MEng(20 Courses)(1 year-3 years)INR 19.71 L - 25.11 L
MEM(2 Courses)(1 year)INR 24.66 L - 25.11 L
Others UG(3 Courses)(3 years)INR 20.67 L - 25.85 L
B.Com(1 Courses)(3 years)INR 25.17 L
BBA(2 Courses)(3 years)INR 20.67 L - 21.71 L

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Unimelb Entry Criteria

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MS(39 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

MIM(20 Courses)

: 6.5-7.0

: 79.0-102.0

: 58.0-65.0

MBA/PGDM(2 Courses)

: 7.0 & Above

: 560.0 & Above

: 310.0 & Above

B.E. / B.Tech(15 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

B.Sc.(31 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

MEng(20 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

MEM(2 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

Others UG(3 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

B.Com(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

BBA(2 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

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On-campus Accommodation

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  • University of Melbourne provides on campus accommodation facilities to its students and offers 11 residential colleges that are an ideal accommodation option
  • Living at a residential college can provide a fast way to build an academic and social network
  • The colleges provide sporting and cultural programs to enrich student’s academic experience in a thriving, warm and supportive community
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Off-campus Accommodation

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  • Single, Double room apartments to dorm style rooms with 5 or 6 person sharing is available
  • Average room rent ranges from $250 to $400 per week is available
  • Common facilities includes Laundry, internet, shared kitchen and 24 hour security
  • Rooms are furnished with Flat screen TV, Bar fridge and Microwave
  • Many providers also provide meal plans facility

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BE/Btech INR 21.9 L
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MS INR 23 L
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MIM INR 22.1 L
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BBA INR 20.6 L
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BSc INR 22.6 L
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MEng INR 24.1 L
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MBA INR 21.5 L
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MA INR 19.4 L
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MArch INR 22.9 L
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MDes INR 20 L
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BHM INR 18.4 L
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MEM INR 25.1 L
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MASc INR 17.9 L
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Average Meals Expense

INR 1.6 L (based on 3 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 79
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 57
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GRE: 305
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GMAT: 580
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SAT: 264
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The University of Melbourne (UniMelb) FAQs

Q. How many international students are enrolled annually at Melbourne University?

A. The University of Melbourne enrolls 23,000+ international students annually to its various degree programs. Out of a total of 23,000, there are 5,000 undergraduate international students. These international students hail from over 150+ countries.

Q. How can international students apply for admission to University of Melbourne?

A. There are three ways in which international students can apply for admission to the University of Melbourne, they are:
  • Apply via VTAC portal or
  • Apply through an agent or
  • Apply directly at the University of Melbourne
Get detailed information at: Application Process for UG & PG Courses in Australia

Q. What ELP scores are accepted for admission at University of Melbourne?

A. As per temporary revisions for accepting ELP scores for admission to University of Melbourne, the university accepts TOEFL, PTE and IELTS. The exceptions that come along with it are as follows:
  • Validity of IELTS, TOEFL and PTE Academic tests temporarily see an extension from 2-3 years.
  • TOEFL iBT (Special Home Edition) is being accepted temporarily equivalent to other TOEFL tests.
  • Tests like Duolingo and Versant tests are not being accepted.
Check: Which test should you take : TOEFL vs IELTS vs PTE?

Q. Are University of Melbourne graduates directly eligible for placements?

A. Yes, after graduation and post-graduation from University of Melbourne, students can apply for a post study work visa or PSWR in Australia. As per the graduate outcome survey of 2017, around 97% of students after under graduation and 98% of those holding a PG degree are employed within 3-5 years of course completion.

Q. What kind of courses are available at the University of Melbourne?

A. There are 89 study areas which further offer a wide variety of courses available at the University of Melbourne. Other than the typical undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses there are other types of courses on offer which include:
  • Graduate research courses
  • Short courses and micro credential courses
  • Professional development courses
  • Pathway courses

Q. Does the University of Melbourne offer on-campus accommodation to international students?

A. Yes, the University of Melbourne offers on campus accommodations for its students and staff at Lisa Bellear House, University Apartments, Little Hall, UniLodge Lincoln House, The Lofts at Melbourne Connect, etc. the accommodation is available for full time and currently enrolled students of University of Melbourne only.

Q. What is the criteria for getting Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship at University of Melbourne?

A. All undergraduate international students enrolled at the University of Melbourne are automatically eligible for this scholarship. There is no separate or additional application required to be filled in order to avail this scholarship. Eligibility criteria is as per ATAR, where the student must have 99.9 rank and should have completed regular studies and not extended studies at high school level.

Q. What are the benefits of Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship University of Melbourne?

A. The benefits for getting Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship at University of Melbourne are long-term depending upon the applicant’s dedication towards achieving higher goals in education. Some of the proposed benefits for the students are as follows:
  • A 50% tuition fee waiver at the undergraduate level.
  • This scholarship also includes a grant of AUD 2,500 for those students selected for an exchange program. The grant is for a certain period of visit only.
  • Students who further pursue a Masters from University of Melbourne will be given a tuition fee remission depending upon fulfilling the criteria and prerequisites.
Read more: Scholarships to Study in Australia for International Students

Q. Does University of Melbourne offer its students with internship opportunities?

A. Yes, the University of Melbourne offers its international students internship opportunities through its 1600+ partners. Students are allowed to work while studying either on campus or off campus for 40 hours per fortnight. Check: Part time work options for international students In Australia

Q. Can University of Melbourne alumni still find a job after graduating?

A. As part of alumni benefits of University of Melbourne, graduates can access the alumni career resources for 1 full year in order to look for jobs. After 1 year the alumni graduates can still access the jobs database and will be eligible to view webinars, insights, mentoring, etc.

Q. How much does it cost to study at the University of Melbourne?

A. The costs are variable for both undergraduate and postgraduate international students willing to study at the University of Melbourne. The average cost for 1 year of study at the UniMelb for top courses is as follows:
  • BE/BTech: INR 20.7 L
  • MS: INR 21.8 L
  • MIM: INR 21 L
  • BBA: INR 19.1 L
  • MBA: INR 45.21 L
You can get more information at: The University of Melbourne Courses & Fees
Location
University CityMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
Size of cityLarge
Population of City49,00,000
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melbourne
Campuses
940 Dookie-Nalinga Road, Dookie College VIC 3647, Australia
1—100 Grattan Street, Parkville, Victoria, 3010
234 St. Kilda Road, Southbank, Victoria, 3006
Water Street, Creswick VIC 3363, Australia

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