Key statistics

Total UG Students Total PG Students International Student Student Faculty Ratio
18,870 9,250 22% 32:5

 

Victoria University (VU) is a university based in Victoria, Australia. It is a dual-sector tertiary institution providing courses in both higher education and Technical and Further Education (TAFE). 2016 marked VU's centenary as an educational institution and its 25th anniversary as a university.

The university has several campuses in Melbourne Central Business District, Melbourne Western Region, and in Sydney, comprising seven academic colleges, six research institutes, seven research centres and VU's Victoria Polytechnic (providing vocational education and training). It also offers courses at partner institutions throughout Asia.

VU is an open, excellent and internationally engaged university with a strong history and reputation in connecting students with their community and chosen industries. 

 With an outstanding research profile and hundreds of cutting-edge courses, it creates opportunity and success for more than 40,000 students every year, including 14,000 international students, 5,500 who come to Melbourne from over 100 countries.

VU is one of just a small group of Australian universities to offer both vocational training (TAFE) and higher education, providing graduates with job-ready skills and seamless degree pathways.

At VU,  courses are as diverse as the  student cohort, spanning such disciplines as business, engineering, paramedicine, and sport and exercise science. The courses are delivered across nine academic and teaching colleges; Arts; Business; Education; Engineering and Science; Health and Biomedicine; Law and Justice; Sport and Exercise Science; Victoria Polytechnic; and VU College.

Synonymous with globalisation, VU is the university of choice for 14,000-plus international students annually, including more than 8,500 students who study VU qualifications with its internationally recognised partner institutions in the People’s Republic of China, Malaysia, Vietnam and Singapore.

One of Australia’s most industry-connected institutions, VU has thousands of business, industry and community partnerships across diverse industries, from education to tourism. Employers value VU graduates because they learn from industry-relevant curriculum.

As a top-ranking university, VU graduates achieve a world-class qualification from an internationally recognised institution that champions diversity, opportunity and success. 

Notable Alumini:

•             Ali Abdo, Olympic wrestler

•             Liam Adams, long-distance running champion

•             Ngconde Balfour, former South African sport and recreation minister

•             Ron Barassi, Australian Football League legend

•             Nathan Buckley, former Collingwood Football Club captain and current Collingwood coach

•             Doug Chappel, comedian and actor

•             Marion May Campbell, author and Associate Professor of Professional and Creative Writing at Deakin University

•             Jeffrey Cheah, founder of the Sunway Group

•             Simon Garlick, CEO of the Western Bulldogs

 

 
English language requirements
 
You will need to provide evidence that you have achieved one of the following levels of English language proficiency:
 
Undergraduate requirements
 
     IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0)
 
Postgraduate requirements
 
     IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.5 (no band less than 6.0)

 

Academic entry requirements

Entry into undergraduate courses (for example a bachelor degree) generally requires you to have completed a secondary school qualification equivalent to an Australian Year 12 certificate.

Indian School Certificate (issued by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations) Completed with a average score of at least: 60%

All India Senior School Certificate (issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education) Completed with a average score of at least: 60%

Higher Secondary Certificate/Intermediate Certificate from State Board Completed with a average score of at least: 65%

Entry into a graduate certificate or graduate diploma generally requires you to have completed an undergraduate qualification that is comparable to an Australian bachelor degree.

Entry into a masters degree requires you to have completed an undergraduate qualification that is comparable to an Australian bachelor degree, honours degree or graduate diploma.

Entry into a research program (postgraduate study) requires completion of:

•             an honours degree, or

•             a masters degree by coursework with a research component, or

•             an equivalent qualification from an approved university.

If you have a masters degree that did not include a research component, you may be eligible for our PhD (Integrated) program.

The university  will assess your eligibility when they receive your complete international research degree application.

In some cases, courses will require additional requirements for entry to a VU course. You may need to provide information such as:

•            proof of work experience

•            a portfolio or folio of works

•            a police check or working with children check from your usual country of residence

•            a supplementary information form.

Review the admission information within a course page to find out if additional or supplementary information is required

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

 

Bachelor of Applied Science

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Bachelor of Arts/Master of Teaching (Secondary Education)

Bachelor of Biomedical and Exercise Science

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Bachelor of Biomedicine

Bachelor of Building (Construction Management)

Bachelor of Building Design

Bachelor of Building Surveying

Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Commerce (Applied Finance)/Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Community Development

Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours)

Bachelor of Criminal Justice

Bachelor of Criminal Justice and Psychological Studies

Bachelor of Dermal Sciences

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

Bachelor of Education (P-12)

Bachelor of Education Studies

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Architectural Engineering)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil Engineering)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Sports Engineering)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical Engineering)

Bachelor of Exercise Science (Clinical Practice)

Bachelor of Exercise Science (Sport Practice)

Bachelor of Fitness

Bachelor of Health Science

 Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedic) (Conversion Degree)

Bachelor of Human Nutrition

Bachelor of Information Technology

Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Graduate Entry)

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Commerce (Applied Finance)

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Psychological Studies

Bachelor of Legal Services

Bachelor of Midwifery/Bachelor of Nursing

Bachelor of Music

Bachelor of Nursing

Bachelor of Outdoor Education and Environmental Science

Bachelor of Paramedicine

Bachelor of Pharmaceutical and Health Science

Bachelor of Physical Education and Sport Science

Bachelor of Physical Education and Sport Science/Master of Teaching (Secondary Education)

Bachelor of Psychological Studies

Bachelor of Psychological Studies (Honours)

Bachelor of Psychological Studies/Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Biomedical Sciences)

Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Nutrition and Food Sciences)

Bachelor of Science (Osteopathy)

Bachelor of Science (Science For Teaching)

Bachelor of Science/Master of Teaching (Secondary Education)

Bachelor of Screen Media

Bachelor of Social Work

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

Bachelor of Sport Coaching

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Honours)

Bachelor of Sport Management

Bachelor of Sport Management/Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Sport Science

Bachelor of Sport Science (Human Movement)/Bachelor of Psychological Studies

Bachelor of Sport Science (Human Movement)/Bachelor of Sport Management

Bachelor of Youth Work

Bachelor of Youth Work/Bachelor of Sport Management

 

 

 

POST GRADUATE COURSES

Graduate Certificate in Accounting

Graduate Certificate in Australian Migration Law and Practice

Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

Graduate Certificate in Digital Media

Graduate Certificate in Education

Graduate Certificate in Enterprise and Resource Planning Systems

Graduate Certificate in Exercise Prescription for Manual Therapy

Graduate Certificate in Finance

Graduate Certificate in Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management

Graduate Certificate in International Community Development

Graduate Certificate in Management

Graduate Certificate in Management

Graduate Certificate in Marketing

Graduate Certificate in Organisational Change Management

Graduate Certificate in Performance Analysis (Football)

Graduate Certificate in Performance-Based Building & Fire Codes

Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Graduate Certificate in Sport Integrity

Graduate Certificate in Sport Marketing

Graduate Certificate in Sport Strategy

Graduate Certificate in Sports Science (Football Performance)

Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management

Graduate Certificate in Tourism and Destination Management

Graduate Diploma in Business (Accounting)

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration

Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics

Graduate Diploma in Business (Enterprise Resource Planning Systems)

Graduate Diploma in Business (Finance)

Graduate Diploma in Business (Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management)

Graduate Diploma in Business (Management)

Graduate Diploma in Business (Marketing)

Graduate Diploma in Business (Supply Chain Management)

Graduate Diploma in Care Coordination

Graduate Diploma in Counselling

Graduate Diploma in Digital Media

Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Graduate Diploma in Education

Graduate Diploma in International Community Development

Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting

Graduate Diploma in Project Management

Graduate Diploma in Psychology

Graduate Diploma in Sport Business and Integrity

Master of Accounting

Master of Applied Information Technology

Master of Applied Psychology (Clinical Psychology)

Master of Applied Psychology (Community Psychology)

Master of Business (Accounting)

Master of Business Administration

Master of Business Administration (Professional)

Master of Business Analytics

Master of Business Analytics (Professional)

Master of Business (Enterprise Resource Planning Systems)

Master of Business (Enterprise Resource Planning Systems)/ Master of Supply Chain Management

Master of Business (Enterprise Resource Planning Systems)/Master of Business Analytics

Master of Business (Finance)

Master of Business (Industrial Relations/Human Resource Management)

Master of Business (International Business)

Master of Business (Management)

Master of Business (Marketing)

Master of Business (Supply Chain Management)

Master of Business (Tourism and Destination Management)

Master of Change, Innovation and Leadership

Master of Clinical Exercise Science and Rehabilitation

Master of Counselling

Master of Digital Media

Master of Education

Master of Engineering

Master of Engineering (Building Fire Safety and Risk Engineering)

Master of Enterprise Resource Planning Management

 Master of Finance

Master of Health Science (Osteopathy)

Master of Health Science (Osteopathy)

Master of Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management

Master of International Business

Master of International Community Development

Master of Laws (Applied Migration Law)

Master of Management

Master of Marketing

Master of Nursing (Graduate Entry)

Master of Professional Psychology

Master of Project Management

Master of Public Health (Global Nutrition and Active Living)

Master of Sport Business and Integrity

Master of Sports Science (Football Performance)

Master of Supply Chain Management

Master of Teaching (Primary Education)

Master of Teaching (Secondary Education)

Master of TESOL

Master of Tourism and Destination Management

 

RESEARCH COURSES

Doctor of Business Administration

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated)

Master of Applied Science

Master of Arts

Master of Arts (Research)

Master of Business [By Research]

Master of Education

Master of Engineering (By Research)

Master of Laws (By Research)

Master of Nursing (By Research)

Master of Science (Research)

Housing & accommodation

Victoria University student accommodation

VU offers convenient, safe and friendly university accommodation in fully furnished apartments.

Victoria University (VU) operates two facilities to accommodate students of the University and provides a range of information and support services to assist you with every aspect of your accommodation search.

Benefits of living near campus

The  student housing is in convenient and friendly apartment blocks, less than 7km from the heart of Melbourne, close to public transport and Highpoint Shopping Centre. They are also just a short walk to classes at our Footscray Park Campus giving you easy access to on-campus facilities and services including:

?             the University library

?             bookshop

?             cafeterias

?             sporting facilities including a gym and indoor swimming pool

?             classes

?             support services.

In addition, student housing is safe and secure, with many fun-packed student residence only events, trips and recreation facilities onsite.

Living across the road from  Footscray Park Campus gives you the chance to meet people from all around the world and get involved in social and academic activities from a comfortable home base.

The student housing is also only a short walk away from the vibrant cafes and markets of Footscray, as well as great public transport access to all VU campuses and the CBD opened in February 2016. This luxury 12-storey student-housing complex offers studio apartments, 2 bedroom and 6 bedroom share apartments to rent.

Fully furnished with study rooms, outdoor leisure spaces, on-site cafe and a theatre, UniLodge @ VU offers you a first-class living experience across the road from the Footscray Park Campus. It's just a short walk to Footscray Nicholson Campus and the Footscray Railway station is only two stops to the city and our City Flinders Campus.

Living at UniLodge @ VU, you will have the opportunity to mix and meet other VU students and have access to VU's Footscray Park Campus services and facilities.

The  university accommodation is in convenient and friendly apartments, best suited to single students.

When you choose to stay in  student housing, you'll have a furnished room, use of facilities, pastoral care and academic support.

The apartments at Unilodge@VU offer fully furnished accommodation in single or shared units designed for student living. Just across from Footscray Park Campus, and a 15-minute walk to Footscray Nicholson, the apartments are ideally placed within easy reach of other campuses and the city by buses and trains.

Private rental options

If you choose not to stay in  student accommodation, there several types of housing that you can choose from:

?             Share house – for singles and couples. You have a room with use of household facilities in an established household. The room may be furnished or unfurnished and cost of gas, electricity & water may or may not be included in the rent.

?             Rooming houses and serviced hostels – for singles or couples. You have your own room and share the house common facilities with four or more other individuals paying separate rent.

?             Vacant properties to rent – houses, flats, units, self-contained bungalows and apartments. Most properties to rent are unfurnished. Cost of gas, electricity and water is not included in rent.

?             Commercially operated student apartments – furnished apartment or studio apartment, many with common facilities and recreation services. Cost of gas, electricity and water may not be included in the rent.

International students looking for private share accommodation or private rental properties are advised to budget and plan to take temporary accommodation on arrival for a minimum of one to two weeks to give you time to inspect the offers you have downloaded from the student housing database or apply for rental properties.

For more information visit:  vu.edu.au/accommodation

Victoria University (VU)  proudly  supports around 400 international scholarship recipients and sponsored students.

Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship

The Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship assists international students who wish to participate in postgraduate research programs in Australia. It replaces the International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS).

VU College Diploma Merit Scholarship

The VU College Diploma Merit Scholarship recognises and rewards international student achievement.

VU International Postgraduate Research Scholarship

The VU International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (VUIPRS) is for international students with excellent academic qualifications who wish to participate in postgraduate research programs in Australia.

Australia Awards fellowships

Australia Awards fellowships are administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. These fellowships provide opportunities for fellows to undertake short-term study and professional development in Australia.

Australia Awards scholarships

Australia Awards scholarships are long-term development awards, offered by the Australian Government and administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. They aim to contribute to the long-term development needs of Australia's partner countries.

scholarships & fellowships

Endeavour scholarships & fellowships are internationally competitive, merit-based scholarships provided by the Australian Government. The awards support overseas citizens to undertake study, research or professional development in Australia.

For more information visit:

https://www.vu.edu.au/study-at-vu/fees-scholarships/scholarships/international-scholarships

australiaawards.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx

internationaleducation.gov.au/ Endeavour%20program/Scholarships-andFellowships/Pages/default.aspx

 

 


Quick Facts


INSTITUYION TYPEPUBLIC

FOUNDING YEAR1916

CAMPUSURBAN

FEES

Fees may vary from 20,000 AUD$ TO 31,000 AUD$ annually . It depends on your course.

COST OF LIVING

Generally, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection requires $18,610 as the minimum cost of living to issue a student visa. Your living expenses in Australia will depend highly on which region you plan to live in. For example, more urbanized areas will have higher costs for accommodation. The type of accommodation is also important. Hostels and guesthouses range from $80 to $135 a week, while shared rentals and on-campus accommodation will cost $70 to $250. More expensive options are homestay ($110 to $270 per week) and rental ($100 to $400 per week). Aside from accommodation, your weekly expenses will most likely include groceries or eating out ($80 to $200), gas and electricity ($60 to $100), phone and internet ($20 to $50), public transport ($10 to $50) and entertainment ($50 to $100).

UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

http://www.vu.edu.au


RANKING OF UNIVERSITIES


QS World University Ranking  :: 701-750

QS Australia University Ranking :: 30

Times Higher Education World Ranking (THE WUR Rank )  :: 351-400

Times Higher Education Australia Ranking  :: 20


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