Bachelor of Science Dual Degree

With the success of the BSc (Blended) program, the University of Melbourne is exploring opportunities to expand the blended model further. The newly-launched Bachelor of Science Dual Degree will allow students to undertake study in both India and at the University of Melbourne.

An excited student celebrating in front of the iconic Old Quad building

The Bachelor of Science Dual Degree is an evolution of the University’s distinctive approach to partnering in support of India’s educational ambitions. It is an alternative pathway both for students wanting to access a much broader range of subjects and for those who want to undertake advanced level subjects intending to further their studies in Melbourne.

In addition, Indian students can study up to six masters subjects in their final year so they can fast-track a masters degree from a suite of disciplines including science, engineering, public health and data science.

The University of Melbourne is proud host of one of the largest Bachelor of Science degrees in Australia. It is a comprehensive degree offering the choice of 42 majors.

The degree, developed in collaboration with exceptional Indian research and higher education institutions, offers an integrated and foundational training for the STEM student of the future – as well as capability building opportunities for teachers. Through such degrees, we are working together to shape globally-focused graduates and support a capacity-build for higher education in India.

Fast facts about the Dual Degree

  • The Bachelor of Science Dual Degree launched in March 2023
  • Students will spend their first two years of study in India, followed by two years on campus in Melbourne
  • Once they successfully complete their studies, Indian students will be awarded a Bachelor of Science from the University of Melbourne, with the option for their local institution to award the degree.
  • Three universities in India will be offering the Bachelor of Science Dual Degree: 
    • The University of Madras
    • Savitribai Phule Pune University
    • Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (Hyderabad).
  • The BSc Dual Degree offers an alternative pathway for students undertaking the Blended degree who wish to access a broader range of subjects (42 majors) or to complete further studies in Melbourne.