Apply to study abroad or exchange

Apply to study for one or two semesters at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia.

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Follow this two-step process to assess which program is right for you, and then apply.

Step 1: Choose your units (subjects)

Select from our list of pre-approved units (subjects), or search for a unit related to your field of study.

A full-time study load for on semester is 4 units (subjects), however you can include up to 6 units of study in your application. If timetable schedules do not allow you to enrol in a unit, you will have alternative units approved by your home institution.

Pre-approved units

Pre-approved units do not require any past (prerequisite) study. Check the pre-approved units listed (including semester availability) to find units to study.

Arts units

Choose from a list of pre-approved arts units, or search for courses in arts.

Code Title Campus Semester 1 (February) Semester 2 (July)
ACX1001 Knowing and Knowledge A Footscray Park, St Albans Yes No
ACX1002 Knowing and Knowledge B Footscray Park, St Albans Yes No
APP1012 Psychology 1A Footscray Park, St Albans Yes No
APP1016 Foundations of Psychological Research Footscray Park, St Albans Yes No
ASI1001 Sources of Asian Traditions Footscray Park No No
ASI1002 Sources of Asian Modernities Footscray Park Yes No
ASI2001 Colonialism, Nationalism and Revolution in South East Asia Footscray Park Yes No
ASI2002 Cultural History of Tibet Footscray Park No No
ASI2003 Many Vietnams: War, Culture and Memory Footscray Park No No
ASI2004 Researching Gender and Sexuality in Asia Footscray Park Yes No
ASP2006 Culture and Politics in Indonesia Footscray Park No No
ASP2009 Southeast Asian Politics Footscray Park No No
ACC1047 Culture and Communication Footscray Park No No
ACC1048 Media, Culture and Society Footscray Park, St Albans Yes No
ACW1020 Sex and Gender Footscray Park No No
ACW1021 Fashioning Gender Footscray Park, St Albans Yes No
ACW2021 Gender on the Agenda Footscray Park Yes No
ACW3022 Rethinking the Family Footscray Park No No
ACW3023 Gender Cross-Culturally Footscray Park Yes No
ACW3024 Varities of Feminist Thought Footscray Park, St Albans No No
ASH1001 World History 1 Footscray Park No No
AAH2011 European History 1 Footscray Park, St Albans No No
AAH2012 European History 2 Footscray Park, St Albans Yes No
AAH2014 The Making of the Modern Middle East Footscray Park Yes No
AAH3011 American History 1 Footscray Park No No
AAH3012 American History 2 Footscray Park Yes No
ASH2001 History and Memory Footscray Park No No
ASH2004 Irish History St Albans No No
ACL1001 Reading Contemporary Fiction Footscray Park Yes No
ACL1002 Studying Poetry and Poetics Footscray Park No No
ACT1001 Ground, Self and Others: Embodied Ethics Footscray Park No No
ACT1002 Performance (re)making Footscray Park Yes No
ACT2001 Performance: Self Footscray Park No No
ACT2003 Performance: Others Footscray Park Yes No
ASP1002 Origins of International Politics Footscray Park, St Albans Yes No
ASP1001 Foundations of Political Science Footscray Park No No
ASP2007 Dictatorship and Democracy Footscray Park, St Albans No No
ACV3002 Vietnam: Globalisation, Diaspora and Idenity Footscray Park, St Albans Yes No
ACP1053 Introduction to Creative Writing Footscray Park No No
ACP1054 Introduction to Media Writing Footscray Park, St Albans Yes No
ASS1051 Sociology 1A Footscray Park No No
ASS1052 Sociology 1B Footscray Park, St Albans Yes No
ASS1005 Social and Cultural Change in South Pacific Islands Footscray Park Yes No
ASS2028 Contemporary Africa and Social Change Footscray Park No No
ASS2053 Sociology of Sex Footscray Park No No
ASS3050 Migration, Mobility and Globalisation Footscray Park No No
ACF1003 Life Drawing Footscray Nicholson No No
ACF1004 Drawing and Painting St Albans Yes No
ACF2001 Introduction to Digital Art Foostcray Nicholson No No
ACF2002 Aesthetics and Art Criticism St Albans Yes No
ACF2003 Still Life Projects Footscray Nicholson No No
ACF2005 Experimental Art St Albans Yes No
ACF3002 Installation Art St Albans Yes No
ACF3003 Digital Fine Art Photography Footscray Park, St Albans Yes No
ACV3001 Vietnamese Culture and Society Footscray Park No No
ACV1001 Basic Vietnamese A Footscray Park No No
ACV1002 Basic Vietnamese B Footscray Park Yes No
ACV2001 Intermediate Vietnamese A Footscray Park No No
ACV2002 Intermediate Vietnamese B Footscray Park Yes No

Business units

Choose from a list of pre-approved business units, or search for courses in business.

Code Title Campus Semester 1 (February) Semester 2 (July)
BAO1101 Accounting for Decision Making City Flinders, Footscray Park Yes No
BCO1102 Information Systems for Business City Flinders, Footscray Park Yes No
BEO1105 Economic Principles City Flinders, Footscray Park Yes No
BEO1106 Business Statistics City Flinders, Footscray Park Yes No
BHO1171 Introduction to Marketing City Flinders, Footscray Park Yes No
BLO1105 Business Law City Flinders, Footscray Park Yes No
BMO1102 Management and Organisation Behaviour City Flinders, Footscray Park Yes No
BEO1252 International Business Context City Flinders, Footscray Park Yes No
BHO1190 Introduction to Tourism Footscray Park No No
BHO2432 Introduction to Events Footscray Park Yes No
BHO2301 Sustainable Operations Footscray Park Yes No
BHO2422 Event Creation and Design Footscray Park No No
BHO3421 Business Events Footscray Park Yes No
BHO3420 Event Operations Footscray Park Yes No
BHO2193 Tourism product design and Delivery Footscray Park Yes No
BHO2255 Tourism Enterprise management Footscray Park No No
BHO3507 International trends  and issues Footscray Park Yes No
BHO3475 International Human Relations Footscray Park Yes No
BHO1123 Food and Beverage Management Footscray Park No No

Engineering units

Choose from a list of pre-approved engineering units, or search for courses in engineering.

Code Title Campus Semester 1 (February) Semester 2 (July)
ENF1102 Engineering Physics 1 Footscray Park Yes No
ENF1101 Engineering Mathematics 1 Footscray Park Yes No
ENF1103 Engineering and the Community Footscray Park No No
ENF1104 Problem Solving for Engineers Footscray Park No No
ENF1204 Introduction to Engineering Design Footscray Park Yes No

Law units

Choose from a list of pre-approved law units, or search for courses in law.

Code Title Campus Semester 1 (February) Semester 2 (July)
BLB2122 Advocacy and Communication City Queen No No
BLB1102 Contracts 1 City Queen Yes No
BLB3128 Criminal Law City Queen Yes No
BLB2121 Legal Theory City Queen No No
BLB1115 Torts City Queen Yes No
BLB4144 European Union Law City Queen Yes No
BLB3129 Intellectual Property Law City Queen No No

Sport and Exercise Science units

Choose from a list of pre-approved sport and exercise science units, or search for courses in sport and exercise science.

Code Title Campus Semester 1 (February) Semester 2 (July)
AHS1100 Introduction  to Sport and Recreation Footscray Park No No
AHS1200 Sport and Recreation Management Footscray Park No No
AHS1107 Sport Leisure and Society Footscray Park, St Albans, City Flinders Yes No
AHS1108 Sport and the Media Footscray Park, St Albans, City Flinders Yes No
AHS1111 Sport History and Culture Footscray Park No No
AHS2301 Sport and Recreation Services Marketing Footscray Park Yes No
AHS3500 Sport and Recreation Financial Management Footscray Park Yes No
AHS1202 Recreation Programming Footscray Park No No
AHE1108 History of Sport Footscray Park Yes No
AHE3116 Social Dimensions of Sport and Exercise Footscray Park No No
AHE1106 Exercise Psychology Footscray Park No No
RBM1518 Human Physiology 1 Footscray Park No No
RCS1110 Chemistry for Biological Sciences A St Albans No No
AHE1106 Exercise Psychology Footscray Park No No
AHE1202 Biomechanics Footscray Park Yes No
RBF1140 Introduction to Food, Nutrition and Health 1 St Albans No No
RBM1820 Nutrition, Society and Communication St Albans No No
RCS1123 Foundations of Food Chemistry St Albans No No
RBM1110 Nutritional Biochemistry 1 St Albans Yes No
RBM1100 Functional Anatomy of the Trunk St Albans No No
RBM1501 Foundations in Biomedical Science A St Albans No No
RBM1180 Biochemistry City Flinders No No
HHP1170 Cell Physiology City Flinders No No
RBM1830 Diet Therapy 1 St Albans Yes No
ECB1252 Introduction to the Computing Profession St Albans Yes No
ECB1111 Introduction to Computer Systems Footscray Park No No
ECB1223 Introduction to Systems Analysis and Databases Footscray Park Yes No
VES1001 Introduction to Sports Engineering Footscray Park No No

Search for a unit (subject)

If you don't find a unit of study from the pre-approved unit lists, then

Step 2: Apply now

Apply for the Student Exchange program in Melbourne if:

  • you are enrolled at one of Victoria University's international exchange partners, and
  • you are nominated by your home university.

Download and complete the Student Exchange Application Form

Apply to VU for the Study Abroad program in Melbourne if:

  • your institution does not have an exchange agreement with Victoria University, or
  • your home university is one of our exchange partners but you have not secured an exchange place.

Download and complete the Study Abroad Application Form

Submit your application

You will need to submit supporting documentation with your application by:

Contact us for help on where to submit your application.

After you apply

After you have submitted your application, if you are successful you will receive a letter of offer with an acceptance agreement.