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UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

 

Located in the heart of Melbourne, the lovely Cultural Capital of Australia, this university is a member of the Group of Eight (Go8), a prestigious group of Australian Universities with a focus on intensive research and education. It is the only Australian university to be ranked in the top thirty worldwide for all subject areas. UT and U. Melbourne have been successfully exchanging students since 1993. Melbourne's urban planning and natural surroundings are impressive. Its downtown is constantly expanding with pleasing and well designed skyscrapers. Its different diverse neighborhoods and the city beaches are easily accessible by its extensive public transportation system. Melbourne is consistently listed as one of the world's most livable cities. It is in close proximity to many of Australia's natural wonders and its airport connects to cities all over Australia and the world.

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Area(s) of Study

  • Anthropology
  • Communication Studies
  • Human Ecology
  • Natural Sciences
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Comparative Literature
  • Humanities
  • Neuroscience
  • Architecture
  • Computer Science
  • Information Studies
  • Nutrition
  • Asian Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • International Business
  • Philosophy
  • Astronomy
  • Economics
  • International Relations And Gl
  • Physics
  • Biochemistry
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Jewish Studies
  • Radio-Television-Film
  • Biology
  • Engineering Studies
  • Law
  • Science
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • English
  • Management
  • Science, Technology, And Socie
  • Business Administration
  • Finance
  • Marine Science
  • Social Science
  • Chemical Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Social Work
  • Chemistry
  • Government
  • Mathematics
  • Sociology
  • Civil Engineering
  • History
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Textiles And Apparel
  • Communication
  • Human Development And Family S
  • Molecular Biology
  • Women's And Gender Studies

3 Programs Available for UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

Sponsored by UT Austin - a University-wide Exchange

Academic Information

Courses taught by local faculty. Students have fewer contact hours with professors than they would have in the US. Students are expected to do extensive research and reading outside of class.

Faculty

Univ of Melbourne primarily operates on a 3-year degree system. Courses that start with 1 are generally 1st year, 2 designates 2nd year, and 3 designates 3rd year. Courses must be evaluated by UT Austin departments to determine lower division or upper division standing.

Language(s) of Instruction

English

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No

Housing

The University of Melbourne has a range of housing options from residence halls to university owned apartments. Students are responsible for finding housing. Apply for university housing as soon as possible since space is limited.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Students pay a one-time $75 application fee, a $500 Exchange fee and regular UT tuition for responsible for airfare, passport/VISA, food, local transportation, general living. Financial aid and scholarships may be used.

Dates:

- Spring
  • Program: February 26, 2024 to June 21, 2024
  • Instructional: February 26, 2024 to June 21, 2024
  • Final Deadline: October 15, 2023
- Fall
  • Program: July 12, 2024 to November 15, 2024
  • Instructional: July 22, 2024 to November 15, 2024
  • Final Deadline: March 15, 2024

Application Code

100018

Program Coordinator

Alex Schnurpel

Additional Resources

Program Website
Peer Evaluations
Scholarships
Brochure
Brochure
Video
Video
Make an Appointment

Next Step

1) View advising videos Explore: Education Abroad 101 and Explore regional. Attend a live Q&A with questions. 2) View Ready to Apply video. 3) Self-authorize your application via the Get Started link! Videos and Q&A: https://global.utexas.edu/abroad/apply/advising. Advisor: Alex Schnurpel


Sponsored by Cockrell School of Engineering

Academic Information

Many electives for ME/ECE/CAEE/others. ME majors:usability eng., electrical networks, biomechanics, biotransport, biomaterials. CE majors: hydrogeology, environmental chemistry, hydraulics, sustainable infrastructure. ChE/BME: transport processes, heat and mass transfer. Check with us regarding credit for courses not in the database.

Language(s) of Instruction

English

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No

Housing

Students apply for U. of Melbourne housing or offcampus housing. There are residential colleges & university owned apartments. Residential colleges are a bit more expensive than Austin's west campus but highly recommended for the immersion experience & intro to Australian culture. Offcampus housing is more economical.

Open To

Cockrell School of Engineering

Program Cost

One-time $75 application fee,$500 Exchange Admin fee, flat rate UT tuition/fees for a semester week fee for mandatory abroad health insurance. Students also purchase Australian mandated health insurance required for visa, visa costs, international round trip, dorm housing, meals, local transportation co Financial aid and scholarships apply.

Dates:

- Spring
  • Program: February 17, 2024 to June 23, 2024
  • Instructional: February 27, 2024 to June 23, 2024
  • Priority Deadline: April 1, 2022
  • Final Deadline: October 14, 2023
- Fall
  • Program: July 12, 2024 to November 17, 2024
  • Instructional: July 22, 2024 to November 15, 2024
  • Priority Deadline: February 1, 2023
  • Final Deadline: March 1, 2023

Application Code

140002

Program Coordinator

Naomi Valdez

Additional Resources

Program Website
Peer Evaluations
Scholarships
Frequently Asked Questions
Video
Instagram
Information Session

Next Step

To apply online, please contact iee@engr.utexas.edu for authorization. Please submit your UTEID together with your name, year and semester you are interested in attending.


Sponsored by UT Austin School of Law

Academic Information

Melbourne is one of Australia's oldest universities and has a peerless internatioal reputation. Study abroad students take courses alongside Australian students. Students must take 12-16 credits per semester. M Law credits.

Language(s) of Instruction

English

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No

Housing

Students are responsible for securing their own housing. The University of Melbourne has a range of housing options from residential colleges and university apartments. Spaces are limited, however, so exchange students are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Open To

School of Law

Program Cost

Students pay $75 app fee and regular UT tuition for semester abroad. There is also a reciprocal exchange fee of $500 for all students. Students are responsible for airfare, passport/VISA, housing, food, local transportation, living expenses, emergency and health insurance coverage per week. Financial aid and scholarships may be used.

Dates:

- Fall
  • Program: July 27, 2020 to November 20, 2020

Application Code

170004

Program Coordinator

Carly Mara Toepke

Additional Resources

Program Website
State Dept Travel Advisory
Consular Information Sheet
Int Travel Safety for Students
Visa Information
Scholarships

Next Step

Learn more about study abroad by attending the law school's general info session. Dates a locations are listed on the calendar of events on the Law School. For more information about study abroad programs, contact the Graduate and International Programs Office, Law School in room TNH 2.118B or at outgoingexchange@law.utexas.edu.

Program information above is subject to change