An award-winning model – VU’s Block Model
*Victoria International Education Awards 2018
Block Model provides greater choice and flexibility. The consolidated timetable, small group classes, online subjects and blocks (units) offered throughout the year provide:
multiple enrollment dates to start or continue your studies, meaning more intakes to choose from
a simple timetable where classes are schedules on 3 days per week so you can balance your work/life commitments
the ability to accelerate or study at a pace to suit your needs
prepartory and add-on activities and qualifications to complement your main course
70% of VU research fields are at World Standard Or Above
*Australian Government Excellence in Research for Australia 2018
More than 4000 industry connections
Experience Work Integrated Learning through work placements with VU industry partners like World Health Organisation, Australia’s big four banks, SAP, Cisco Systems and Amazon
More than 20 accrediting bodies
Include Australian Marketing Institute, Engineers Australia, Chartered Accountants, Victorian Institute of Teaching
*TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS BY SUBJECT 2019 | *SHANGHAIRANKING GLOBAL RANKING OF ACADEMIC SUBJECTS 2018/2019
Our engineering and science discipline includes 5 engineering specialisations. We also offer building design, building surveying, construction management and project management.
You will gain extensive hands-on experience through professional placements and projects using industry-standard equipment and techniques. We bring the real world into our courses to prepare you for the workforce through problem-based learning, industry-sponsored projects and work placements. Our engineering students complete 12 weeks of industry placement. Students studying undergraduate engineering courses can apply for free student membership to Engineers Australia, which includes access to career services and online learning tools.
We partner with a variety of industry organisations to inform our curriculum, pave the way for power research and provide working learning opportunities.
Industry partners include:
- Australian Defence Force
- Engineers Australia
- Melbourne Water
- Metro Trains
Combine your love of travel experiences, fine dining, and exceptional events with a first-rate business education to forge a career you’re truly passionate about.
Choose the Tourism and Hospitality Management major to gain the skills and knowledge to develop, operate, manage and market sustainable tourism products, experiences, businesses and destinations.
You’ll gain a thorough understanding of the industry’s core trends and issues, as well as insights into:
- product and service development
- tourism innovation
- working with stakeholders from various cultural backgrounds.
You’ll also stand out to future employers thanks to VU’s practical work-integrated learning unit, helping you to apply your skills and learning in a real-world context.
There are no limits to where in the world your career could take you. Choose from a range of challenging and exciting roles such as:
- hotel or resort service manager
- food and beverage manager
- airline services coordinator
- conference coordinator
- tourism industry adviser
- tourism transport operator
- tourist information officer
- tourism reservations consultant
VU’s computer-science courses are among the best in Australia according to the 2018 Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings 2018. Our state-of-the-art classrooms and facilities offer virtual and hands-on teaching.
You will build your computer-science knowledge through solving real-world problems in:
- network and database design and administration
- routing and switching
- computer and internet security
- wireless technologies
- web programming
- software engineering
- mobile application development
- virtualisation in computing.
You’ll also gain the experience needed to lead teams and manage projects.
In order to be admitted in to the Bachelor of IT (Professional), you must successfully secure a placement with one of our industry partners
VU’s research in human movement and sports science was rated ‘well above world standard’ by the latest Excellence in Research for Australia assessment.
This specialised program leads to a variety of career options in clinical exercise science, rehabilitation, sport science or human movement.
You’ll graduate with excellent foundational knowledge for a professional career in the sport and exercise industry, with key skills in these areas:
- exercise psychology.
You can choose your major to match your interests and career goals, from:
- Sport Performance – analysing and improving performance, health, and participation in sport and exercise.
- Human Movement – holistic understanding of human movement, particularly in sport and physical activity.
- Sport Coaching – coaching knowledge and skills in community-based coaching, talent identification and athlete–coach development.