How to apply

The University of Melbourne accepts online applications year-round from both domestic and international applicants, and you’ll be assessed for the next available intake. You may be eligible to receive credit towards your chosen course based on previous experience or study, and your application will automatically be assessed for advanced standing.

Entry requirements

All students must meet English language requirements.

Application check list

Work through the checklist below to ensure you complete all the necessary steps.

  1. Check the minimum entry requirements of your desired course.
  2. Apply online

    Submit your application online, or through an overseas representative. If you’re applying for more than one course be sure to number your preferences.

  3. Submit your supporting documentation
    You will need to provide:
    • transcripts from your previous studies, this includes complete and incomplete degrees
    • testamur (the certificate you received on graduation)
    • evidence showing you meet the English language requirements. For more information, visit:
    • a certified translation if your documents are not in English
    • supporting documentation to your online application.

How to apply

The University of Melbourne accepts online applications year-round from both domestic and international applicants. International applicants can apply online or in person through our overseas representatives.

Start year intake, 2018


Round 3 closes: 10 February 2018*

*Please note that some of the specialisations commence early and may not be available for Round 3 applications. If you would like to check your specialisation, please email


Round 1 closed: 31 July 2017

Round 2 closes: 15 December 2017

Prepare your application

You may be required to provide the following supporting documentation with your application:

  • previous academic transcripts
  • evidence of degree completion (testamur)
  • evidence of English language proficiency.

It's also worth checking the advanced standing policy (PDF, 209 KB) to see if you are eligible to receive credit towards your chosen course.

Application process

Submit an online course application directly to the University of Melbourne.

Please note:

  • If you are a current or past University of Melbourne student or applicant, use your existing student ID/username and password. Registering as a first time applicant will delay the processing of your application.
  • Only submit one application per course with your preferred fee type and study load (full-time or part-time) if applicable.
  • Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) are available to all eligible domestic applicants.

Application outcome

Application outcomes will be sent to your nominated email address or overseas representative.

Applicants are able to check the progress of their application by logging in to the online course application page.