The University of Melbourne

At the University of Melbourne, your success begins the day you set foot on campus. The unique and proven Melbourne Model allows you the flexibility to explore your passions during your studies. From solving real-world problems to forming powerful relationships as you go, your success is already in the making.

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The University of Melbourne

At the University of Melbourne, your success begins the day you set foot on campus.  The unique and proven Melbourne Model allows you the flexibility to explore your passions during your studies. From solving real-world problems to forming powerful relationships as you go, your success is already in the making.  

The University of Melbourne Undergraduate Ratings and Rankings

The ratings for The University of Melbourne are published in The Good Universities Guide 2019 edition. 5 STARS are awarded for results that fall amongst the top 20% of results in the country.

Student Retention
Student Retention

11%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate rating for student retention in 2019 is ranked above the national average (3.5%) for other Australian universities.

Student Retention

This rating shows what proportion of students were retained at a higher rate than the national average. For many universities, less than one percent of the student cohort is retained at a higher rate than the national average.

Social Equity
Social Equity

7%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate rating for social equity in 2019 is ranked below the national average (16.8%) for other Australian universities.

Social Equity

The proportion of domestic students enrolling at each university who come from low socioeconomic or disadvantaged backgrounds.

Student Demand
Student Demand


The University of Melbourne is amongst the most top 20% of in-demand universities in the country.

Student Demand

Shows where high-achieving domestic students choose to study by comparing the proportion of commencing students with high ATAR scores at each university.

Student teacher ratio
Student teacher ratio

20:1

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate rating for student teacher ratio in 2019 is ranked below the national average (21.9) for other Australian universities.

Student teacher ratio

The number of students per teaching staff member.

Staff Qualification
Staff Qualification

75%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate rating for staff qualification in 2019 is ranked above the national average (72.2%) for other Australian universities.

Staff Qualification

This rating looks at the proportion of staff who hold a Ph.D, Doctorate by research or Doctorate by coursework.

Starting Salary
Starting Salary

$53,000

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate rating for starting salary in 2019 is ranked below the national average ($58,226) for other Australian universities.

Starting Salary

The median salary of graduates from different universities.

Getting a job
Getting a job

62.9%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate rating for getting a job in 2019 is ranked below the national average (70.9%) for other Australian universities.

Getting a job

The proportion of graduates who were employed full-time four months after completing their course.

Overall experience
Overall experience

78.5%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate rating for overall experience in 2019 is ranked below the national average (79.6%) for other Australian universities.

Overall experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills development
Skills development

79.4%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate rating for skills development in 2019 is ranked below the national average (81.2%) for other Australian universities.

Skills development

The proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Student support
Student support

62.7%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate rating for student support in 2019 is ranked below the national average (73.2%) for other Australian universities.

Student support

The proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Teaching quality
Teaching quality

82%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate rating for teaching quality in 2019 is ranked above the national average (81.2%) for other Australian universities.

Teaching quality

The proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Learning resources
Learning resources

84.3%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate rating for learning resources in 2019 is ranked below the national average (84.9%) for other Australian universities.

Learning resources

The proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Learner engagement
Learner engagement

60.9%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate rating for learner engagement in 2019 is ranked below the national average (63.8%) for other Australian universities.

Learner engagement

The proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

First generation
First generation

13%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate rating for first generation in 2019 is ranked below the national average (26.8%) for other Australian universities.

First generation

The proportion of domestic students commencing a bachelor degree whose parents’ education is known and did not exceed Year 12.

Learner engagement
Learner engagement

55.1%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate accounting course rating for learner engagement in 2019 is ranked below the national average (60.3%) for other Australian universities.

Learner engagement

This rating looks at the proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

Learning resources
Learning resources

86.9%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate accounting course rating for learning resources in 2019 is ranked above the national average (84.5%) for other Australian universities.

Learning resources

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Overall experience
Overall experience

74.7%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate accounting course rating for overall experience in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78%) for other Australian universities.

Overall experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills development
Skills development

76.9%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate accounting course rating for skills development in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78.2%) for other Australian universities.

Skills development

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Student support
Student support

65.5%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate accounting course rating for student support in 2019 is ranked below the national average (72.7%) for other Australian universities.

Student support

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Teaching quality
Teaching quality

78.9%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate accounting course rating for teaching quality in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78.4%) for other Australian universities.

Teaching quality

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

75%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate accounting course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Median salary
Median salary

$55,000

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate accounting course rating for median salary in 2019 is ranked below the national average ($55274.4) for other Australian universities.

Median salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.

Learner engagement
Learner engagement

66.3%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate agriculture course rating for learner engagement in 2019 is ranked above the national average (60.3%) for other Australian universities.

Learner engagement

This rating looks at the proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

Learning resources
Learning resources

79%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate agriculture course rating for learning resources in 2019 is ranked below the national average (84.5%) for other Australian universities.

Learning resources

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Overall experience
Overall experience

74.4%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate agriculture course rating for overall experience in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78%) for other Australian universities.

Overall experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills development
Skills development

81%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate agriculture course rating for skills development in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78.2%) for other Australian universities.

Skills development

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Student support
Student support

61.7%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate agriculture course rating for student support in 2019 is ranked below the national average (72.7%) for other Australian universities.

Student support

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Teaching quality
Teaching quality

78.3%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate agriculture course rating for teaching quality in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78.4%) for other Australian universities.

Teaching quality

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

66.3%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate agriculture course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Median salary
Median salary

$51,000

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate agriculture course rating for median salary in 2019 is ranked below the national average ($55274.4) for other Australian universities.

Median salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.

Learner engagement
Learner engagement

50.8%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate architecture course rating for learner engagement in 2019 is ranked below the national average (60.3%) for other Australian universities.

Learner engagement

This rating looks at the proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

Learning resources
Learning resources

80.7%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate architecture course rating for learning resources in 2019 is ranked below the national average (84.5%) for other Australian universities.

Learning resources

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Overall experience
Overall experience

69.7%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate architecture course rating for overall experience in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78%) for other Australian universities.

Overall experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills development
Skills development

76.3%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate architecture course rating for skills development in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78.2%) for other Australian universities.

Skills development

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Student support
Student support

61.9%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate architecture course rating for student support in 2019 is ranked below the national average (72.7%) for other Australian universities.

Student support

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Teaching quality
Teaching quality

74.5%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate architecture course rating for teaching quality in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78.4%) for other Australian universities.

Teaching quality

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

70.1%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate architecture course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Median salary
Median salary

$50,000

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate architecture course rating for median salary in 2019 is ranked below the national average ($55274.4) for other Australian universities.

Median salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.

Learner engagement
Learner engagement

88.6%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate communications course rating for learner engagement in 2019 is ranked above the national average (60.3%) for other Australian universities.

Learner engagement

This rating looks at the proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

Learning resources
Learning resources

86.3%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate communications course rating for learning resources in 2019 is ranked above the national average (84.5%) for other Australian universities.

Learning resources

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Overall experience
Overall experience

93.7%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate communications course rating for overall experience in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78%) for other Australian universities.

Overall experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills development
Skills development

94.6%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate communications course rating for skills development in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78.2%) for other Australian universities.

Skills development

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Student support
Student support

67.2%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate communications course rating for student support in 2019 is ranked below the national average (72.7%) for other Australian universities.

Student support

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Teaching quality
Teaching quality

90.7%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate communications course rating for teaching quality in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78.4%) for other Australian universities.

Teaching quality

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

55.4%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate communications course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Median salary
Median salary

$45,200

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate communications course rating for median salary in 2019 is ranked below the national average ($55274.4) for other Australian universities.

Median salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

82.9%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate computing and information systems course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked above the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Median salary
Median salary

$60,000

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate computing and information systems course rating for median salary in 2019 is ranked above the national average ($55274.4) for other Australian universities.

Median salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.

Learner engagement
Learner engagement

71.8%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate creative arts course rating for learner engagement in 2019 is ranked above the national average (60.3%) for other Australian universities.

Learner engagement

This rating looks at the proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

Learning resources
Learning resources

77.1%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate creative arts course rating for learning resources in 2019 is ranked below the national average (84.5%) for other Australian universities.

Learning resources

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Overall experience
Overall experience

80%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate creative arts course rating for overall experience in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78%) for other Australian universities.

Overall experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills development
Skills development

81.2%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate creative arts course rating for skills development in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78.2%) for other Australian universities.

Skills development

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Student support
Student support

65.4%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate creative arts course rating for student support in 2019 is ranked below the national average (72.7%) for other Australian universities.

Student support

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Teaching quality
Teaching quality

84.6%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate creative arts course rating for teaching quality in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78.4%) for other Australian universities.

Teaching quality

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

45.6%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate creative arts course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Median salary
Median salary

$41,700

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate creative arts course rating for median salary in 2019 is ranked below the national average ($55274.4) for other Australian universities.

Median salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.

Learner engagement
Learner engagement

81.6%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate dentistry course rating for learner engagement in 2019 is ranked above the national average (60.3%) for other Australian universities.

Learner engagement

This rating looks at the proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

Learning resources
Learning resources

78.4%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate dentistry course rating for learning resources in 2019 is ranked below the national average (84.5%) for other Australian universities.

Learning resources

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Overall experience
Overall experience

76.3%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate dentistry course rating for overall experience in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78%) for other Australian universities.

Overall experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills development
Skills development

94.6%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate dentistry course rating for skills development in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78.2%) for other Australian universities.

Skills development

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Student support
Student support

56.3%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate dentistry course rating for student support in 2019 is ranked below the national average (72.7%) for other Australian universities.

Student support

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Teaching quality
Teaching quality

76.3%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate dentistry course rating for teaching quality in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78.4%) for other Australian universities.

Teaching quality

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

60.6%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate engineering and technology course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Median salary
Median salary

$59,500

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate engineering and technology course rating for median salary in 2019 is ranked above the national average ($55274.4) for other Australian universities.

Median salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.

Learner engagement
Learner engagement

58.2%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate humanities and social sciences course rating for learner engagement in 2019 is ranked below the national average (60.3%) for other Australian universities.

Learner engagement

This rating looks at the proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

Learning resources
Learning resources

86.7%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate humanities and social sciences course rating for learning resources in 2019 is ranked above the national average (84.5%) for other Australian universities.

Learning resources

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Overall experience
Overall experience

84%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate humanities and social sciences course rating for overall experience in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78%) for other Australian universities.

Overall experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills development
Skills development

82.3%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate humanities and social sciences course rating for skills development in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78.2%) for other Australian universities.

Skills development

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Student support
Student support

60.7%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate humanities and social sciences course rating for student support in 2019 is ranked below the national average (72.7%) for other Australian universities.

Student support

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Teaching quality
Teaching quality

87.3%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate humanities and social sciences course rating for teaching quality in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78.4%) for other Australian universities.

Teaching quality

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

56.8%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate humanities and social sciences course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Median salary
Median salary

$51,900

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate humanities and social sciences course rating for median salary in 2019 is ranked below the national average ($55274.4) for other Australian universities.

Median salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.

Learner engagement
Learner engagement

59.3%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate mathematics course rating for learner engagement in 2019 is ranked below the national average (60.3%) for other Australian universities.

Learner engagement

This rating looks at the proportion of students who felt they were engaged with learning at their institution.

Learning resources
Learning resources

86.5%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate mathematics course rating for learning resources in 2019 is ranked above the national average (84.5%) for other Australian universities.

Learning resources

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the learning resources provided by their institution.

Overall experience
Overall experience

78.7%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate mathematics course rating for overall experience in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78%) for other Australian universities.

Overall experience

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Skills development
Skills development

77.4%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate mathematics course rating for skills development in 2019 is ranked below the national average (78.2%) for other Australian universities.

Skills development

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the skill development they experienced through their studies.

Student support
Student support

62.1%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate mathematics course rating for student support in 2019 is ranked below the national average (72.7%) for other Australian universities.

Student support

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the support they received from their institution.

Teaching quality
Teaching quality

81.5%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate mathematics course rating for teaching quality in 2019 is ranked above the national average (78.4%) for other Australian universities.

Teaching quality

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the quality of teaching they experienced.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

56.8%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate mathematics course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Median salary
Median salary

$51,700

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate mathematics course rating for median salary in 2019 is ranked below the national average ($55274.4) for other Australian universities.

Median salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

60.7%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate medicine course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Fulltime employment
Fulltime employment

56%

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate psychology course rating for fulltime employment in 2019 is ranked below the national average (75.2%) for other Australian universities.

Fulltime employment

This rating compares the employment rates of graduates from different universities. It looks at the proportion of graduates

Median salary
Median salary

$48,300

The University of Melbourne’s undergraduate psychology course rating for median salary in 2019 is ranked below the national average ($55274.4) for other Australian universities.

Median salary

This rating compares the median salary of graduates from different universities.