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Study Abroad destinations

Victoria University

Melbourne, Australia

Skyline of Victoria University

Victoria University is one of the largest and most culturally diverse education institutions in Australia.

Melbourne is a vibrant, multicultural city of over 4 million people with more than 100,000 international students and over 140 languages spoken. It has an excellent public transport system and a wide range of cultural and sporting events all year round.

Victoria University has campuses across Melbourne's central and western suburbs, with one in Sydney too. The campus has purpose-built learning environments and the latest in laboratory facilities.

At Victoria University, they aim to create life-changing experiences, with a genuine real-world focus. This comes through in the classroom experience, in assessment tasks, and in the mentoring they provide.

Through having a wide network of industry relationships, they create settings where students can have rich conversations with practitioners. These are just some of the ways they ensure the student experience is authentic and practical to succeed.

What you can study

Course When you can study
York Business School*  2nd year, Semester 1 or 2  
Primary Education BA  3rd year, Semester 1 
Physical Education and Sports Coaching BA 2nd year, Smester 2 

*Excluding Accounting and Finance 

Academic information

Choosing your modules

You will need to gain the following credits from your modules: 

  • 48 Australian credits per semester
  • 96 Australian credits per year

For information on module options, visit the Victoria University website.

Academic calendar

The academic year is split into 2 semesters:

  • Semester 1: Late February until late May
  • Semester 2: Mid July until late October

For a full list of academic dates, visit the Victoria University academic calendar.


Accommodation abroad

Accommodation is arranged directly with Victoria University following acceptance. 

For more information, visit the Victoria University housing pages.

Accommodation in York

If you study abroad for 1 semester, you are guaranteed York St John University accommodation for the semester you are in York.

Costs and visas


Funding is available to help you with study abroad costs. Please see our Funding page for more details.

Additional costs

This information is about additional costs of studying at this host university. Please be aware that prices are subject to change, and the list may not be exhaustive.

We recommend looking at the host website, as well as entry requirements for the country, to get a full understanding of the costs involved.

Students are required to purchase health insurance for visa purposes. This costs around $AUD294 for 6 months.


Please make sure you have an up to date passport that expires no earlier than 6 months after you intend to return.

You will be provided with guidance and documentation from the partner university but it will be your responsibility to obtain the correct visa. Neither the Study Abroad team here or at the partner university are qualified to offer consultations or detailed advice regarding visa applications.

Immigration laws are complex and subject to frequent changes. If you do have any visa related questions you will need to contact the appropriate Embassy directly.

A student non-award visa costs approximately $AUD550.

For more information, visit the Victoria University Victoria University visa applications page.

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