Apply 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.
How and when to apply
How and when to apply information for domestic and international students when applying for a Masters by Coursework, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma (Advanced) or Graduate Certificate (Advanced) with the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Document requirements when applying for a Graduate coursework program, including what to do if you have problems uploading your documents. Certain programs such as the Executive Master of Arts and the Master of Cultural Materials Conservation have specific requirements.
English language requirements
Information about International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) requirements as well as The University of Melbourne English Language Bridging Program (UMELBP) and the Diagnostic English Language Assessment (DELA).
Fees and payments
Learn about the fee paying structure for domestic and international students.
Graduate Access Melbourne
Graduate Access Melbourne (GAM) aims to minimise barriers and broaden access to graduate coursework study at the University of Melbourne.
Renmin University Pathway to Melbourne
The Faculty of Arts is pleased to work with four schools in the University of Renmin. Eligible students may apply for the Pathway to Melbourne Program, splitting their Masters program between Renmin and Melbourne.
Frequently Asked Questions
Specific advice on entry requirements, applying, fees, and accepting your offer.
Graduate Orientation February 2022
Activities for commencing graduate coursework students beginning study in February 2022.
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 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.
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.
Travel overseas for credit towards your degree!
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.
- 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.