Your future largely depends on the university you choose for. It doesn’t matter how big or small the university is, famous or not, but surely depends on the skills and education it offers. Such a university is the University of Melbourne in Australia.
Australia has always been a popular choice for study abroad destinations for many reasons. It was rated by the Legatum Institute researchers as the best country in the world for its education because of “access to education, quality of education, and human capital”. The University of Melbourne is ranked 3rd in Australia and 41st globally by QS World University Rankings 2021. While Times Higher Education ranked the university in 32ns position in 2020 and first in Australia.
The University of Melbourne has always created a buzz around the global market of education. Below is full information about the university:
The University of Melbourne is the second oldest university and the oldest in Victoria. It is a public research university of higher education and research located in Melbourne, Australia. The university was founded by Hugh Culling Eardley Chiders in 1853. Initially, it was only a bunch of buildings in the large park on the fringe of the city, with just four professors and 16 students. But, now it sits at the heart of a thriving international city and consistent in making its place among the top universities of Australia and in the world. The university more focuses on practical work and experiences than learning through books and notes.
The university has a large team of its staff members. Over 8,000 academics and professional staff supporting a student body of 65,000, out of which 30,000 international students from over 130 countries around the world. The university has 10 separate academic institutions, which include research institutes like Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Walter and Eliza Institute of Medical Research, and Grattan Institute. The university is divided into 10 faculties, which encompasses all major departments.
- Faculty of Architecture, Building, and Planning
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Business and Economics
- Melbourne Graduate School of Education
- Faculty of Fine Arts and Music
- Melbourne Law School
- Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry, and Health Sciences
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Science
- Melbourne School of Engineering
So, the students of the university have the opportunity to learn and gain about all the courses. They will be taught under the brilliant faculties who will not only give a basics understanding of the programs but will also provide a variety of experience and knowledge outside the program. In addition, the campus organizes cultural activities like theatre, film, comedy, and public lectures. Also, the university is affiliated with over 200 clubs and societies that involve Chess clubs, Women in Science and Engineering, and Chocolate Lover’s society as well. The university participates in the various sports programs, National Cycling, and other activities as well.
The university also hosts and Accelerator program to boost the skills of students. It includes public events, workshops, and feeder programs. The program handles big problems of medical devices and hardware, web solutions, technology, and software. Also, it has been mentioned in a global list of top 25 incubators produced by the University Business Incubator Index.
Moreover, Melbourne is a seven-time winner of The Economist’s World Most Livable city award and is a UNESCO City of Literature, as well as the birthplace of Australian Rules football and a major center for street art, music, and theatre. Some of the notable alumni of the Melbourne University were four Prime Minister and five governors-general of Australia. Degrees from the University of Melbourne stand out as from the top institutions overseas. Students spend a year exploring a range of subject areas and creating some memories and tales.
University at a glance
|Total International Students||19,995|
|Male – Female Ratio||1:1.3|
|Endowments value||AUD 621 Million|
|No. of campuses||8|
|Yearly Hostel & Meal Fees||INR 8 lakh|
|Website for International Students||http://futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/info/international|
|Courses||Duration||Fees (1st year)|
|MBA course (1 course)||12 months||INR 44.1 Lakh|
|MS (6 courses)||24 months||INR 18.6 – 20.1 Lakh|
|BE/Btech (5 courses)||3 years||INR 21.4 – 22 Lakh|
|MEM (2course)||1 year||INR 21.2 Lakh|
|BSc (3 courses)||3 years||INR 21.8 – 22.9 Lakh|
|MIM(9 courses)||1-2 years||INR 21.7 – 27.1 Lakh|
|MA (1 course)||2 years||INR 18.1 Lakh|
|MEng (5 courses)||2 years||INR 21.2 Lakh|
|Others (3 courses)||3-4 years||INR 16.7 – 34.6 Lakh|
Entry through Exams
|MBA course (1 course)||GMAT – Accepted||IELTS- 7& above||TOEFL -102 & above|
|MS (6 courses)||IELTS- 6.5& above||TOEFL -79& above||PTE – 58 &above|
|BE/Btech (5 courses)||IELTS- 6.5& above||TOEFL -79& above||PTE – 58 &above|
|MEM (2 course)||IELTS- 6.5& above||TOEFL -79& above||PTE – 58 &above|
|BSc (3 courses)||IELTS- 6.5& above||TOEFL -79& above||PTE – 58 &above|
|MIM(9 courses)||GRE-Accepted||IELTS- 6.5 – 7||TOEFL -79- 102|
|MA (1 course)||IELTS- 6.5& above||TOEFL -61& above||PTE – 58 &above|
|MEng (5 courses)||IELTS- 6.5& above||TOEFL -79& above||PTE – 58 &above|
|Others (3 courses)||IELTS- 6.5 – 7||TOEFL -79-100||PTE – 58 &above|
|Documents||SOP – Not required|
|LOR – Need for some courses|
|Essays – Not required|
|CV– Need for some courses|
|Additional Documents – required|
|Application fees||INR 5000|
|Intake sessions and Deadlines||Summer – 31st March – 30th November 2020|
|Winter– 31st March – 30th November 2020|
On – OFF campus Accommodation
|1. The University of Melbourne provides on-campus accommodation facilities to its students and offers 11 residential colleges. Living at a residential college can provide a fast way to build an academic and social network. The college also provides sports and cultural programs to enrich a student’s academic experience.||1. Single, Double room apartments with 5 or 6 people sharing are available.2. Average room rent ranges from INR15000 to 20000 per week are available.
3. Common facilities include Laundry, internet, shared kitchen, and 24-hour security.
4. Rooms are furnished with Flat-screen TV, Bar fridge and Microwave.
5. Many providers also provide meal plans facility
| Link for on-campus housing –http://ihouse.unimelb.edu.au/
Link for Living expenses –
|Link for off-campus housing –https://www.student.com/au/melbourne?sort=price_asc