Application deadlines

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.

Domestic students

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

The closing date for 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 before 31 August to be eligible for various international scholarships such as the Melbourne Research Scholarship (MRS) and International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS). An application outcome for course entry will be available approximately eight weeks after submission of a complete application: outcomes for scholarships will be available from mid-December through to mid-January.

The Faculty of Arts may still consider scholarship applications received after 31 August, however applicants will only be eligible for any remaining scholarships.

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.