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Melbourne, Australia (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
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|Program Type:||Exchange Program||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Housing Options:||Off-campus student housing, On-campus housing, Private apartment||Minimum GPA:||2.5|
|Academic Area:||Arts, Business and Management, Communications and Media, Education, Engineering and Construction Management, Environmental Studies, Health and Community Services, Information Technology, International Relations, Law, Nutrition, Psychology, Science, Sport||Credit Type:||12 VU credits = 3 MSU credits|
Broaden your education by studying overseas for one or more semesters at VU!
Victoria University (VU) is an internationally renowned university, ranking within the top 4% of universities worldwide (QS World University Rankings 2015/16).
As one of 39 public universities in Australia, students can be assured that their qualification from VU is being awarded from a university operating in a world-class education system.
VU now has more than 51,000 enrolled students, which includes more than 13,800 international students studying our courses onshore or with our partner institutions offshore. More than 5400 research, teaching and general staff join with the University’s students to make VU a university that is excellent, engaged and accessible.
Two exchange places are available at Victoria University for Spring 2018. The two completed applications will be nominated for the exchange. Applications received after places are filled will be put on a waiting list or may change their application to another semester or another exchange partner.
|Academic Fields of Study
Study Abroad and Exchange students can choose from a wide range of subjects from different study areas while completing their semester(s) at Victoria University.
Study areas include:
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You can also choose to complete a Study Abroad Certificate.
Learn more about the entry requirements and structure of study as a Study Abroad or Exchange student.
To be eligible for entry into the study abroad or student exchange program, you must provide:
We may accept other evidence of English language proficiency and will examine it on a case-by-case basis.
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Study Abroad and exchange students are required to take a full-time load of 3 or 4 VU units per semester. Most units have a weighting of 12 credit points.
When studying a full-time load, you should expect to have around 15-20 contact hours (times when you must attend the University) per week plus study time.
From 2018, our new First Year Model will deliver first-year units in sequence over a four-week block period. Study abroad and exchange students cannot enroll in first-year units (subjects) during their semester/s at VU.
Under the new timetabling arrangement, study abroad and exchange students can enroll only in second and third-year units (or fourth-year if applicable), as opposed to the current process where units can be selected from a mix of course levels (i.e. first and second-year subjects).
Students studying at VU usually have a mix of lectures and tutorials. In addition, you might have practical classes or fieldwork.
Lectures are held in modern lecture theatres with large groups of students. Lectures generally go for 1-3 hours and may involve note-taking, demonstrations, AV presentations, etc.
Tutorials supplement lectures and give you a chance to discuss topics in detail in a smaller group environment.
Assessment quite often differs from one unit to another and can take a variety of forms, including written work and tests undertaken in class, participation in class or laboratory sessions, as well as final examinations at the end of each semester.
Fieldwork or practical experience can also form part of the content and assessment of some units.
Grading & Results
Please note that VU's grading system may vary from the system your home institution uses.
Find out more about what VU results mean.
Language of Instruction
All courses are taught in English.
Victoria University Academic Calendar
Students who are not selected to attend VU as an exchange student may have the chance to:
The Academic year starts on October 1st and ends on September 30th. The first semester runs from September/October to the beginning January and the second semester from the end of February to the end of May. Assessments take place during the summer (June-July) or winter (December - February) sessions, but also in autumn (September), depending on the field of study.
|Accommodation and Meals
Accommodations and Meals
Housing and Accomodations
Student Housing Service provides students with:
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Our Housing advice video might help you decide what kind of housing option is right for you. Options include:
|Estimated Program Costs
Selected students will participate on this program as an exchange. These students will pay MSU tuition and fees equivalent to flat rate full-time tuition and fees for either fall or spring semester. Housing Costs are paid directly by the student to the University or other housing agency of student's choosing.
Additional costs include but are not limited to transportation, meals, health insurance, visa fees, study abroad application fee, etc.
Please complete the Montclair State University study abroad application process. Students must meet with a Montclair State Study Abroad Advisor.
Click "Apply Now" above to begin the process.
|For Further Information
Contact Francesca De Ros, Study Abroad Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Domenica Dominguez, Director of Study Abroad and International Programs, email@example.com
|The Office of International Engagement
Rm. 207, Student Center Annex
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ, 07043
Front Desk: 973 655 6862
For general questions about Study Abroad, please contact:
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2019||10/01/2018 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.