The University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne

University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne has been at the heart of discovery and the cultural fabric of contemporary Australia for over a century. We are consistently ranked amongst the world’s leading universities and are currently ranked number one in Australia and 31 in the world*.

Why study with us

The Melbourne curriculum aligns with leading institutions globally and is distinctive in the Australian context, offering broad-based undergraduate degrees coupled with excellent specialised professional education at the graduate level. Whether you select a degree in arts, biomedicine, commerce, design, music or science — or one of our specialist degrees co-designed with industry like agriculture, fine arts or oral health — you’ll develop expertise while building networks, foundational knowledge and shared experiences from which to launch a successful future.

Facilities and services

We offer a vibrant and diverse community across seven campuses in Melbourne and regional Victoria, with our main campus located in the heart of one of the world’s most liveable cities. Our Parkville and Southbank campuses are just moments from the CBD, while our regional campuses provide immersive experiences in the specialty areas of veterinary medicine, agriculture, and forestry. A mix of heritage and modern, state of the art buildings and facilities across our campuses provide an excellent teaching and learning environment.

Studying with us in 2022

Whether you already have your career path mapped out, or are open to new possibilities, you can tailor your studies to suit your interests and goals. Our undergraduate degrees cover a wide range of study areas and disciplines.

*Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021

Explore our study areas

Architecture, building, planning and design

Situated in the heart of one of the world’s most livable cities, the University of Melbourne is a living laboratory for built environment and design students, setting an example of best practice for Australia and the rest of the world.

Arts, humanities and social sciences

We teach you how to think, not what to think, enabling you to develop advanced knowledge and professional skills to support a rewarding and meaningful career.

Business and economics

We’ll equip you with the knowledge and research insights to make an impact in the business, government, public and not-for-profit sectors. You’ll immediately take that first step towards a successful career with our industry integration programs.


Inspire and empower future generations through a career in education. You’ll benefit from a curriculum that brings together theory and practice, with hands-on experience giving you powerful insights into how students of all ages learn.


Position yourself for a leading role in solving global challenges. We know future engineers require more than technical skill – think an innovative mindset, teamwork and communication – that’s why you’ll graduate with an ideal combination of professional and advanced technical skills.


Our environment is facing some serious challenges but with the right skills and knowledge, you can make a real difference in society, just like our researchers who are tackling some of our planet’s biggest problems.


Leaders in health education, at Melbourne you’ll gain a stimulating learning experience that will help place you at the forefront of global health practise and research – from biomedical science through to dentistry.

Information technology and computer science

Revolutionise business, entertainment and health, when you explore how the latest advancements in technology are impacting the world. Designed by world-leading experts and aligned with industry; our curriculum pairs creative thinking and practical application with science and engineering.


A leader and innovator in legal education, you’ll join a community that values ideas, excellence and intellectual exchange. With a law degree from Melbourne, you’ll graduate with a qualification recognised as exceptional across the globe.

Music, visual and performing arts

Pursue the mastery of your discipline at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, home of the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Learn to create in the way only you can.


Look at the world around you. Do you see something that could be better? It’s only when you understand how something works that you can hope to improve it, and science gives you the tools to do just that.

Veterinary, agricultural and food science

Use science, technology and business to tackle critical climate, food and human and animal health sustainability issues and build a career with lasting impact.

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