Application deadlines

As of 2015, the Faculty of Arts will only be accepting applications for Graduate Research study to commence in Semester 1. No mid-year intake will be offered. The next available intake is for semester one 2018.

Please note: As of 2015, the Faculty of Arts will only be accepting applications for Graduate Research study to commence in Semester 1. No mid-year intake will be offered. The next available intake is for semester one 2018.

Domestic students

Domestic students are Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents.

The closing date for course and faculty applications is 31 October. Application outcomes will be available approximately eight weeks after the application closing date.

Please note: Students are required to commence their course by the first day of Semester 1.

International students

Applications from international applicants for admission into the graduate research programs by the Faculty of Arts are accepted at any time of the year. However, applications should be submitted prior to any relevant scholarship application deadline. There are two deadlines for applications for Faculty Scholarships, such as the Melbourne Research Scholarship (MRS) and Research Training Program Scholarships (RTPS).

  • First round deadline: 31 August
  • Second round deadline: 31 October

The Faculty of Arts may award all available scholarships in the first round of allocation; applications received in the second round will only be eligible for any remaining scholarships.

Turnaround times

An application outcome for course entry will be available approximately eight weeks after submission of a complete application: outcomes for scholarships will be available approximately 8 weeks after the relevant application deadline.

Please note: Students are required to commence their course by the first day of Semester 1.

Scholarship applications

There is not a separate application form to apply for a scholarship; the Graduate Research Application form includes a scholarship application section. For scholarship application deadlines please visit the Faculty of Arts Scholarships web page.