University of Melbourne reviews

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Positives: clear explanation

Negatives: not that practical

My advice to future students is: for research the uni is pretty good but for practicality, other uni is better

Completed in 2018

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Have chance to choose whatever subjects you want and keep options open. Subjects are difficult and need to work at very high standard to achieve good score.

My advice to future students is: Have an idea of what you want to do

Completed in 2019

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Positives: Very helpful people and helpful facilities. Structure of course is also suitable for anyone interested

Negatives: None

My advice to future students is: Be motivated, and actually like what youre studying

Completing in 2021

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Positives: Very competitive peers and high expectation from university pushes students to work harder

Negatives: A lot of detail is expected to be known and answers to practice sheets are not always provided...lack of useful feedback sometimes

My advice to future students is: Don’t fall back in lectures and work hard beginning in first semester

Completed in 2019

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Positives: 1. The lecturers were great and were always supportive. They were knowledgeable and even if you needed some extra time to see them to ask questions, they were willing to help out
2. There is a great balance of theory and practice so that you graduate with well rounded knowledge
3. The course is flexible and allows you to pick subjects from other streams such as the arts

Negatives: 1. The bachelors of science degree can be very broad, which is great if you don’t know what career path you want to do in the science field after finishing high school. However, usually students that graduate study another degree afterwards due to limited career options from just completing this degree

My advice to future students is: Work hard in your first year of the course and don’t listen to people who say the first year doesn’t count because it does. Your grades add up and it might make the difference between an average GPA and a great one

Completed in 2014

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I completed commerce and a systems double degree.

Positives: Students are given the autonomy and freedom to decide their course of major and there are adequate breadth subjects for students to pursue other minor interests as well.

Negatives: Tutors who are from mainland china with very poor command of English. Some of them were even tutoring law subjects which arguably require a higher level of command of English.

My advice to future students is: Enjoy yourselves

Completed in 2008

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I majored in Environmental Science.

Positives: A lot of practical experience involved in this course so it isn't just completely theory

Negatives: There is a large number of international students due to the popularity of property development overseas. As a result, group assignments become difficult.

My advice to future students is: If you do complete this course, apply for jobs early as companies are always keen to hire due to a growing industry

Completed in 2016

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Positives: A variety of subjects within the health science field is provided. Perfect for those not knowing exactly which career pathway to choose

Negatives: First year bio subjects have 8am lectures 3 Days a week

My advice to future students is: Do not procrastinate

Completed in 2019

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Positives: Fancy facilities, great supervisor

Negatives: Courswork and research at the same tine

My advice to future students is: Choose your supervisor wisely

Completed in 2019

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Positives: The content is interesting and there is a broad range of subjects to choose from (especially breadths).

Negatives: The organisation of some subjects isn't great, but you get used to it.

My advice to future students is: To enroll in this course but to ensure that work is done as soon as you receive it, and dont let it accumulate!

Completing in 2020

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