Applying for a program
Find out more information about coursework programs offered by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Or, if you are ready to apply, use the information below.
Domestic graduate coursework applications
How to apply information for domestic students when applying for a Masters by Coursework, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma (Advanced) or Graduate Certificate (Advanced).
International graduate coursework applications
Follow our step-by-step guide below on how to apply for graduate coursework degrees as an international student.
Fees and payments
Your fees will vary depending on the graduate coursework degree you choose and the type of enrolment or place you're offered.
Graduate Access Melbourne
Graduate Access Melbourne (GAM) aims to minimise barriers and broaden access to graduate coursework study at the University of Melbourne.
Frequently Asked Questions
Specific advice on entry requirements, applying, fees, and accepting your offer.
Graduate Orientation resources.
Enrich your program
Want to make the most of your program? The Faculty of Arts provides internship and scholarship opportunities as well as a range of resources.
Work Integrated Learning (Internships)
An internship undertaken while studying at the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences will develop discipline specific and professionally oriented skills which build upon your studies.
Graduate Internship Grants
The Faculty of Arts offers internship grants to graduate coursework students who are undertaking interstate or overseas internships for credit with the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences or the Melbourne School of Government.
Graduate Coursework Conference Grants
The Faculty of Arts offers conference grants to graduate coursework students who have been invited to attend and/or present at a local, interstate or overseas conference which is relevant to their current graduate course.
The Faculty of Arts permits graduate students to undertake subjects of equivalent standing for credit at other Australian institutions. It also offers places to applicants from other tertiary institutions.
Explore opportunities to enrich and extend your graduate study.
Diploma in Languages
The Diploma in Languages is a concurrent qualification, taken at the same time as your graduate degree. It will generally add an extra year of full-time study to your degree. The Diploma in Languages comprises a 100 point sequence of Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 language subjects.
Arts Student Forum
In 2021, the Faculty of Arts launched the Arts Student Forum with the inaugural meetings set to take place in 2022. The Forum will be a formal platform for regular, on-going conversations between students and Faculty staff.
To recognise and celebrate our diverse community, the Faculty of Arts will be running a vibrant program of free events for Diversity Week this 19-27 March.
The Faculty of Arts runs a number of overseas subjects around the world, in collaboration with partner universities. Overseas subjects typically run for a week and may also involve industry visits and cultural excursions.
Video edit suites
Graduate studies have several high quality editing suites available to graduate students to help with course and subject requirements.
- Getting Started at Melbourne
- See the Getting Started at Melbourne web page
- Administration of your course
- See the Manage my admin web page
- See the Students Enrolment web page
- Stop 1: information and services for current graduate coursework students
- Contact Stop 1 online, on the phone or in person.