Monash is one of the world's top 100 universities, renowned not only for its excellence in teaching, but for its transformative research and for the difference its students make in the world once they graduate. Monash is also a member of the Group of Eight, an alliance of leading Australian universities recognised for their excellence in teaching and research. There are students from more than 100 countries across Monash's campuses, creating a diverse and culturally vibrant community. They also have an extensive network of students studying Monash courses at overseas campuses and study-abroad partner locations. Monash offers the opportunity to study across both traditional and emerging disciplines, with courses delivered by ten faculties, Art; Design and Architecture; Arts; Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Information Technology; Law; Medicine; Nursing and Health Sciences; Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science; and Science. At Monash students can choose from a range of course combinations to suit their personal and professional goals. The comprehensive courses offer a broad range of options within the field of study. In these courses students progressively focus their studies through selection of major units. Monash University also offers one of the most comprehensive selections of double degree courses in Australia.