Inbound students Study Abroad and Exchange at the University of Melbourne

Your Studies

All subjects are detailed in the University Handbook including subject codes, subject description, relevant semester, prerequisites (if any) and assessment requirements.

Explore new areas of learning, such as Australian-based subjects, disciplines unavailable in your own home institution, or simply an elective that you have always wanted to study!

You can also extend your major discipline and add significantly to your knowledge with new perspectives.

Select one of the following study areas for an overview of what you can study.

Additional Requirements & Restrictions

Some Faculties and Graduate Schools have specific requirements and restrictions. You should read the information on the below page very carefully before commencing your application.

Australian & Indigenous Studies

Australian cinema, television and theatre Australian literature
Australian and Aboriginal art Australian media
Australian and Aboriginal history Botany and zoology of Australia
Australian architecture Conservation and Australian wildlife
Australian environmental studies Contemporary Australian culture, politics and society
Indigenous arts management (VCA) Indigenous education and culture

Architecture & Built Environment Studies

Architecture Property and construction
Architectural history Real estate
Design Urban planning and development
Landscape architecture Urban design
Planning and design

Business & Economics

Accounting Finance
Business Human resource management
Commerce Management
e-Commerce Marketing

Computer Science & Information Technology

Computer engineering Information systems
Computer science Software engineering
Geographic information technology Telecommunications engineering


Adult education Outdoor education
Early childhood education Physical and sports education
Elementary education Professional practice and school observation
Kinesiology Secondary education


Biomedical Geographic information technology
Chemical and biomolecular Geomatic
Civil Mechanical and manufacturing
Computer science and software Mechatronics
Electrical and electronic
(including telecommunications)
Engineering Management Utilities management

Environmental Studies

Development technologies Environmental science
Ecology Environmental studies
Energy studies Forest science
Environmental law Surveying
Environmental policy Water resources management

Humanities & Social Sciences

American studies History
Ancient world studie History and philosophy of science
Anthropology International studies
Archaeology Islamic studies
Arabic studies Jewish studies
Art history Linguistics and applied linguistics
Asian studies Medieval studies
Cinema and screen studies Philosophy
Classics Political science
Creative writing Public policy
Criminology Social theory
Cultural studies Socio-legal studies
Development studies Sociology
English literary studies Theatre studies
Gender studies

Land & Environment

Agriculture Geography
Agricultural economics and agribusiness Landscape management
Animal science and management Natural resource managemen
Biotechnology Plant sciences
Conservation and ecology Soil science
Food science Urban horticulture
Forest science Viticulture and wine technology
Genetics and breeding


Arabic Italian
Chinese Japanese
French Russian
German Spanish
Hebrew Swedish

Law/Legal Studies

Students interested in undertaking law subjects on exchange should consult the Melbourne Law School's website for the most up to date offerings.

  • JD Students
  • Undergraduate Students
  • Media & Communications

    Asia-Pacific media systems Media communications theory
    Creative writing Media futures and new technologies
    Culture and media Media law
    Editing and publishing Media, politics and society
    Global media Media studies
    Language and media Net communications
    Marketing communications


    Music performance (audition required) Music language (theory)
    Ensemble performance
    (audition required for some ensembles)
    Introductory music subjects (no prerequisites)
    Music history


    Experimental psychology Personality and social psychology
    Quantitative psychology Cognitive psychology
    Developmental psychology Industrial/organisational psychology
    Behavioural neuroscience Human psychopsychology


    Anatomy Human structure and function
    Animal biology Immunology
    Astrophysics Mathematics
    Atmosphere and ocean sciences Marine biology
    Biochemistry and molecular biology Meteorology
    Biotechnology Microbiology
    Botany Neuroscience
    Chemistry Oceanography
    Cellular biology Pathology
    Developmental biology Pharmacology
    Ecology Physics
    Earth sciences Physiology
    Environmental science Plant sciences
    Evolutionary biology Statistics
    Geology Vision sciences
    Genetics Zoology

    Visual & Performing Arts

    Dance Production
    Fine art Community cultural development (graduate)

    Internships, Research & Volunteering

    Many courses at the University encourage volunteer work or arrange internships for students. Select a subject area which includes an internship or research aspect below or contact the faculty advisor to obtain further information.

    Study Area/s Advisor contact

    Business and Management

    Subject: Management Consulting

    Please visit the Management Consulting webpage for more information. Strict application dates apply.

    Humanities and Social Science

    Subjects: Public Affairs Internship

    Arts Internship

    Community Volunteering

    arts-internships-info [at]

    Science, Biomedicine, Land and Environment

    Subjects: Science Research Project

    Science and Technology Internship

    Biomedical Science Research Project

    Land Environment Research Project


    science-academicprograms [at]



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