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  • Locations: Melbourne, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Duke applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Open to Non-Duke Students: No Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor: Alayne Wood Minimum Class Level: Sophomore
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0 Click here for a definition of this term Course Load: 15 credits/semester
Click here for a definition of this term Additional Program Prerequisites: None Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: None
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Art History, Arts & Humanities, Arts and Media, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, Chemistry, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Classical Studies, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Cultural Anthropology, Dance, Earth and Ocean Sciences, Economics, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Engineering, English, Environmental Science and Policy, Evolutionary Anthropology, Finance, Gender Sexuality and Feminist Studies, Global Cultural Studies, Global Health, Health Policy, History, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, International Comparative Studies, Latin, Linguistics, Literature, Markets and Management Studies, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Music, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology and Neuroscience, Public Policy, Social Sciences, Sociology, Statistical Science, Theater Studies Duke Administered Program?: No
Program Description:

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What Melbourne has to offer
  • One of Australia's leading research and higher education institutions in the heart of a cosmopolitan city
  • A wide range of subject choices, especially in the arts, science, economics and commerce
  • Interesting and innovative interdisciplinary programs
  • An impressive main library and 15 branch libraries in faculties and departments
  • On-campus health service, post office, banks, restaurant, cafe, bistro, food cooperative, pharmacy, dental service, hair salon, news agent, bookstore, computer store, travel agent, cinema, theatres, art galleries and stalls selling fruits, vegetables, clothing and general merchandise
  • An energetic atmosphere due to an active student union that sponsors concerts, speakers and cultural events
  • Union House, the hub of campus social life and home to many of the 160 clubs and societies
  • Great indoor and outdoor athletic facilities, including a mountain lodge

Housing
  • Housing is in residence halls on or near the campus or in UniLodge, a privately owned student complex downtown within walking distance of the campus
  • Residence halls have mandatory meal plans
  • Students who live in UniLodge purchase or prepare their own meals

Academics
  • Most classes are organized around a core series of lectures and tutorials, while students work independently on research projects and essays
  • Students take a varied number of courses, depending on course weight

Top departments
  • Music
  • Arts
  • Australian Studies
  • Business
  • Economics
  •  Marketing/Management
  • Science
  • Film and television