*If you do not meet these eligibility requirements, please meet with the OGE Regional Advisor for this program early in the process to discuss your options.
- Good academic and disciplinary standing
- Minimum GPA of 3.0
About the Program
The University of Melbourne
, established in 1853, ranks consistently among top research universities worldwide. The university offers students a wide range of flexibility in courses from most degree programs, as well as the opportunity to explore new areas of learning.
The University of Melbourne is located in Melbourne
, Australia’s second largest city and home to more than 3 million people. A thriving, cosmopolitan and safe city surrounded by abundant nature, Melbourne regularly appears on lists of the most liveable cities worldwide. The university’s Parkville campus is centrally located, within easy walking distance of the city’s center city on the Yarra River.
- Full year: mid-July to late June
- Fall: mid-July to late November
- Spring: mid-February to late June
Fields of Study
Fields of study include: Anthropology, Arabic, Architecture, Art/Art History, Asian Studies, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Chinese, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, Film, French, German, Government/Political Science, Health Sciences, History, International Studies, Italian, Japanese, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religion/Theology, Russian, Sociology
This list is not exhaustive. Please make an appointment to speak with the OGE Regional Advisor to further discuss available coursework on this program.
Students are required to enroll in a full courseload and complete all exams and assignments associated with the course regardless of the credit they wish to receive on the program. Withdrawal from a course or failure to take/complete a final will be regarded as an unauthorized reduction in courseload and a violation of the academic policy.
A full courseload for this program is: 16 credits (4 courses)
Georgetown students are required to sign up for the Melbourne Welcome pre-orientation program
The minimum passing grade for this program is: C
Students are required to live in program housing.
Students have two housing options:
- Student apartments located close to campus: studios, one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartments available at Student Village, RMIT, UniLodge and Yarra House
- Residential Colleges: available by competitive application, residential colleges are student communities with all meals provided
The Office of Global Education is committed to making study abroad accessible to all interested and eligible students. OGE hopes that students with accessibility needs will pursue study abroad opportunities and use the available support services on campus for assistance and advice when necessary.
With over 200 approved-programs, OGE is confident that you will find a program that fits your interests and goals. Programs offer varying degrees of academic and lifestyle support. Please make an appointment with the OGE advisor specializing in your geographic area of interest to discuss how to best support any special needs you might have on programs that may interest you.
To learn more about the resources for students on campus and also for advice on how to request accommodations overseas, please visit the Georgetown Academic Resource Center’s website
. Additional support can be found on the Mobility International website
Stories Beyond the Hilltop Blog
Learn more about Hoya experiences in Melbourne in Stories Beyond the Hilltop.