Career pathways

Realise your career ambitions with Melbourne

Whether you’re choosing your first career, changing direction, or looking for a competitive edge, Melbourne can offer you direct pathways to realising your career ambitions.

With our range of flexible degrees, you can choose to focus on your career from day one. You’ll gain practical skills and real-world expertise while benefitting from our strong connections with community and industry.

Below is a selection of common career pathways to explore – but this is just a small selection of what’s possible at Melbourne. Contact us for personalised advice on how to achieve your career ambitions.

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Join a creative profession improving the way we live and the places we live in.

Construction manager

Kick start your career in construction or enhance your existing expertise.

Landscape architect

Use design and ecology to plan and improve external environments.

Property professional

Gain the skills and specialisations needed for a career in this dynamic industry.

Urban planner

Positively influence environmental sustainability and social equity in cities.

Urban designer

Help shape and improve the physical setting for life in urban areas.

Early childhood teacher

Specialise in early learning and development.

Primary school teacher

Inspire and empower future generations through a career in teaching.

Secondary school teacher

Make a positive impact on your community.


Enjoy diverse career opportunities both in Australia and overseas.


Become an innovator working towards a more productive and sustainable tomorrow.


Specialise in a clinical science of hearing, balance assessment and rehabilitation.


Provide a wide range of oral health care to people of all ages.


Thrive in complex environments and be a leader of change.


Enjoy a rewarding career providing high-quality healthcare.


Join a dynamic and challenging healthcare specialisation.


Rehabilitate people recovering from injury and illness.


Join a fascinating and challenging profession that impacts every aspect of our lives.

Social worker

Make a real difference in people’s lives.


Be practice-ready for the modern legal landscape.


Help solve global challenges by improving animal health.

Looking for personalised advice?

Find out more about our graduate degrees and get support with your application. Speak to our expert staff online, via phone or at an upcoming event. You can also register to learn more about your course options and opportunities via email.

Why study at the University of Melbourne

Redefine your potential

Deepen your skillet and gain a competitive edge through our career targeted research and coursework programs.

Learn from the experts

Learn from experts at the forefront of their fields and industry leaders recognised globally for their outstanding achievements.

Expand your network

Build your professional network through our strong connections to industry and work integrated learning opportunities.

Talk to us

Please speak to our expert staff to discover more about our learning opportunities and  get support with your application.

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