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AUD 11,850

Cost of Tution

AUD 37,376

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The University of Melbourne (informally Melbourne University or simply Melbourne) is an Australian public research university located in Melbourne, Victoria. Founded in 1853, it is Australia’s second oldest university and the oldest in Victoria. Times Higher Education ranks Melbourne as 33rd in the world, while the QS World University Rankings places Melbourne 31st in the world. According to QS World University Subject Rankings 2015, the University of Melbourne is ranked 5th in the world for education, 8th in law, 13th in computer science and IT, 13th in arts and humanities, 14th in accounting and finance, 14th in dentistry and 18th in medicine. Melbourne’s main campus is located in Parkville, an inner suburb north of the Melbourne central business district, with several other campuses located across Victoria.

Melbourne is a sandstone university and a member of the Group of Eight, Universitas 21 and theAssociation of Pacific Rim Universities. Since 1872 various residential colleges have become affiliated with the university. There are 12 colleges located on the main campus and in nearby suburbs offering academic, sporting and cultural programs alongside accommodation for Melbourne students and faculty.

Melbourne comprises 11 separate academic units and is associated with numerous institutes and research centres, including theWalter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and the Grattan Institute. Amongst Melbourne’s 15 graduate schools the Melbourne Business School, the Melbourne Law School and the Melbourne Medical School are particularly well regarded. Four Australian prime ministers and five governors-general have graduated from Melbourne. Seven Nobel laureates have been students or faculty, the most of any Australian university.

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Parkville VIC 3010, Australia


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124 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

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Canberra ACT 0200, Australia

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Parkville VIC 3010, Australia

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35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009, Australia

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220 Victoria Square, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

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270 Joondalup Drive Joondalup Western Australia Australia 6027

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Plenty Road & Kingsbury Drive, Melbourne VIC 3086, Australia

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Building E3A, Level 1 North Ryde NSW 2109 Australia

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Monash Connect, Clayton Campus 21 Chancellors Walk, Campus Centre Monash University, Clayton 3800