Live in Melbourne, recently voted the "World's Most Livable City" and take classes at the University of Melbourne, highly regarded for its academic quality.
|Term||Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester|
|Housing||Apartment, Dormitory, Other|
|Credit Type||Resident Credit|
|Sponsor||Learning Abroad Center|
|Student Type||UofM Students|
|Student Year||Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors|
|Language||No Language Prerequisite|
Australia, the world’s largest island and smallest continent, is rich in natural wonders and cultural diversity. Melbourne is dynamic and friendly, filled with live music, neighborhood pubs and cafes, and a mix of Victorian and modern architecture. It offers a cosmopolitan lifestyle just minutes from Australia’s famous beaches and national parks.
The University of Melbourne's reputation for high academic standards attracts Australia’s top students as well as students from all over the world. Select from all of the courses offered and enjoy a wide range of topics or fulfill major requirements. The orientation before the start of classes will give you the chance to get acquainted with other students, the university, and the city. The varied curriculum, myriad recreational and social activities, and diversity of cultures and landscapes guarantees something for everyone.
Go to the At a Glance Comparison page to learn some quick facts about the Learning Abroad Center's other University Study in Australia programs.
Off-campus apartments and a limited number of on-campus residential colleges are available. Meal plan is not included in the program fee.
Throughout the semester, the International Centre helps to arrange trips for study abroad students. Trips are optional and costs are additional.
Staff at the University of Melbourne can provide orientation, on-site support, and advising to help you adjust to a new educational system and integrate into campus life.
Learning Abroad Center programs are:
|Program Type||Host University Study|
|Program Level||Lower- and upper-division classes are available.|
Full-time enrollment on this program is 14–16 UofM credits.
You receive resident credit for the courses you take. Your grades factor into your University of Minnesota GPA and each course appears on your transcript with an A/F grade. Consult the Learning Abroad Center's Academic Policies page for more information.
You can find other academic information—as well as program dates, housing options, and special classes—at Melbourne's main study abroad page.
The University of Melbourne offers coursework, and has been identified as a strong curricular match, for the following UofM degree programs:
This course is offered at no additional cost on programs six weeks or longer. The Learning Abroad Center will email out registration instructions, or you may contact a program team member.
|Term||Program Dates||Application Deadline|
|Spring Semester||Early Feb–late June||Nov. 15|
|Calendar Year||Early Feb–late Nov||Nov. 15|
|Fall Semester||Early July–late Nov||May 15|
|Academic Year||Early July–late June||May 15|
*If the deadline falls on a weekend, submit your materials by the following business day.
See below for tentative dates and times for your in-person session. You will be notified of the official date and time via email. Participants will receive applicable orientation materials via email approximately 1 week prior to the in-person session.
The Total Program Fee reflects the host university’s international tuition rate converted into US dollars, plus the Learning Abroad Center’s APAAC ($2050 one semester) and required UofM international health insurance.
The Australian government also requires all students to carry the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). The policy costs approximately US$300 per semester. Details and instructions will be sent to students upon admission.
If you do not see a budget estimate for the term you intend to go abroad, the fee has not yet been finalized. We strive to post fees for this program at least 30 days prior to the application deadline. The Learning Abroad Center will delay the posting of some fees until enrollments, inflation and exchange rates are determined. Note the average increase in fees will be 3–10%. Program fees are based on estimates and may change depending on international economic factors.
Check out the Australian Embassy's search engine for scholarships for study at an Australian university.
Be aware: All programs require a $50 application fee. This fee will be charged to your student account upon submission of an online application.
To complete the online application for this program, you will need to select or provide the following information on the online application:
|Center Name||TC Learning Abroad Ctr|
|Education Abroad Term||See Program Dates for term options|
|Program Name||University Study in Australia|
|Track Name||University of Melbourne|
Use your University of Minnesota internet ID and password to log into the Education Abroad application system. Your student account will be charged a $50 application fee.
All students, both UofM and Non-UofM should use this apply button if applying for a program Fall 2021 or beyond (academic year, winter break etc.). You will be charged a $50 application fee for each application you submit.
Once you submit your application, you will receive an email notification confirming that your application was received. Submitted applications are assigned an application checklist, which will include the following items:
Submit to the Learning Abroad Center:
In addition to completing the Learning Abroad Center's Online application checklist, you must also submit an application and supporting materials directly to the University of Melbourne. Once your application has been reviewed and endorsed by the Learning Abroad Center, instructions for how to follow up with Sydney will be sent to you.
Affiliate organizations and partner universities will not accept applications from UMTC students without the endorsement of the Learning Abroad Center. Students must participate in affiliate organization and partner university programs through the standard Learning Abroad Center application process.
For further information or questions about this program, send an email toRyan McCarthy or call at 612.626.9373.
Joey Doyle: Spring 2019; Mechanical Engineering major