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Durham University

Erasmus, Exchange & Study Abroad

University of Melbourne

01/09/2021 ***Please note - this is an archive page and is not being updated***

The Exchange pages are currently being migrated to a new Global Opportunities web platform.

Number of places available for 2021/22: 6 Full year places

University Website:

Term dates: July to November, then February to June

General Contact:


Academic Information

Information on courses available to exchange students can be found on the website:

You must achieve the minimum of 60% average or higher, or an equivalent.


The following Faculties are not available to Exchange students:

  • Melbourne Medical School
  • Melbourne Dental School
  • Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences

Admission to the following Faculties is limited:

  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Melbourne Law School
  • Faculty of Sciences (in particular Biomedicine)

Further information regarding restrictions is available here:

Language Requirements

The language of instruction at the University of Melbourne is English. If you are a non native English speaker, you may be required to provide evidence of language ability.


The University of Melbourne offers study abroad and exchange students a range of accommodation options, including College Residence, Student Apartments and Shared Housing.

The cost of College Residence with meal plan would be roughly $555 - $712 (£330-425) per week.

Supporting Documents Required

  • Exchange Application Form
  • Copy of Passport
  • Academic Transcript
  • Study Plan

Student Support

Studet services provide in all ares mentioned below. More information can be found here.

  • Academic skills
  • Advocacy service
  • Careers and employment service
  • Chaplaincy
  • Counselling
  • Disability support
  • Financial aid and advice
  • Health service
  • Housing support
  • Security service
  • Sporting clubs and facilities
  • Student Union

Other Information

Estimated costs of a year at Melbourne are available here:

It is an Australian Government requirement that all international students must have health insurance, known as Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), from an approved Australian provider. This is compulsory and costs around $437.

Students coming from overseas to study at the University of Melbourne must have a student visa unless they are an Australian or New Zealand citizen. Exchange students apply for the Student Visa (sub-class 500) once the Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) has been issued.