The University of Melbourne enjoys an outstanding reputation with world rankings consistently placing us as Australia’s leading comprehensive research-intensive university, and one of the world’s top 50*. Melbourne attracts the best and brightest students and researchers and, with a history of over 160 years, we occupy a special place at the heart of our city’s cultural scene. *Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015 – 2016 and Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015 The School offers extensive undergraduate, graduate and research higher degree study options through the Bachelor of Commerce and Melbourne Business School suite of programs, as well as the Melbourne Business School MBA. The University of Melbourne is ranked 8th globally for Accounting and Finance, 23rd for Economics and Econometrics and 19th in the world for Social Sciences. The School has over 60,000 alumni in over 100 countries. The School has been influencing policy design, corporate governance and business practices globally for over 90 years. Our aspiration is to become one of the leading global providers of business and economics education and research.