Melbourne University

University of Melbourne offers an extensive choice of subjects for students from all concentrations Global Politics and Security, International Political Economy, and Peace and Conflict Studies. The course subjects are quite specific, allowing students to deepen their understandings on their issues of interest.

Program: Student Exchange



1 Semester


Minimum GPA:



± AUD 4,200



3 students /year

Minimum TOEFL:

93 overall (IBT)

Living cost:

± AUD 250 /week


Early May

Minimum IELTS:

6.5 No band less

than 6.0



AUD 353

Entry Requirements:                

  • Students must be officially nominated by the home institution.
  • Student must complete the application documents, which consist of application form, an up-to-date official academic transcript in English, proof of English language proficiency, and a letter of nomination from the IUP-IR

Fees and Living Cost                 

Tuition fee                           ± AUD 4,200 /semester

Living cost                            ± AUD 240 /week

Accommodation                  AUD 1,000 – 1,300 /month

Meals                                     AUD 600 – 900 /month
Transportation                    AUD 138 /month

Courses Offered                     

International Politics

Law in Society

Law, Justice and Social Change

Imagined Societies

Ethnic Nationalism and the Modern World

Digital Technology and Social Change

Gender Studies

Sex, Gender, and Power

Society, Politics, and the Sacred

Development Studies

A Postcolonial International Relations?

Global Environmental Politics

Political Economy

Contemporary Political Theory

Development in the 21st Century

Asia-Pacific: Zone of Conflict or Peace?

Australian Foreign Policy

American Politics

International Relations: Key Questions

Politics and the Media