North America

Michael Killip is a 3rd Year (2014) Doctor of Physiotherapy student at the University of Melbourne from British Columbia, Canada. Michael shares why he chose to study physiotherapy at Melbourne University and also about student life. He enjoys tremendously the abundant hands on experience and contact hours in the program, giving him heaps of confidence to practise as a physiotherapist once he graduates from the course.

Whether you are interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree, graduate degree or studying for one semester on exchange, you can expect to have a rich and dynamic academic experience studying at the University of Melbourne.

You will find that the University of Melbourne has some very familiar aspects to studying in Canada or the United States. Our undergraduate courses allow students the flexibility to complete a degree in a specific major, while also choosing up to a quarter of their subjects from disciplines outside their core program. Melbourne’s graduate schools provide students with a professional, stimulating and supportive environment for graduate education with over 270 program options.

What are some of the unique aspects to studying at Melbourne?

How about classes with small group tutorials, an independent study environment, and opportunities to get to know your professors on a first name basis? Or a chance to study with students from over 120 countries? Each year, there are about 700 students from North America alone studying on campus, and over 10,000 international students. Studying at Melbourne means you’ll join the best and brightest students from around the world in Australia’s most cosmopolitan city.