Important dates

  • For domestic undergraduate students

    Applications for Semester 1 intake (March 2016)

    2015
    VTAC course applications open Monday 3 August
    Access Melbourne applications open (submitted via VTAC SEAS application) Monday 3 August
    Timely application closing date for Fine Arts - Animation, Dance, Film and Television and Screenwriting specialisations (no late applications will be accepted for Animation, Film and Television and Screenwriting). Friday 28 August (5pm)
    VTAC timely application closing date (for all courses unless specified elsewhere) Wednesday 30 September (5pm)
    Access Melbourne application closing date Tuesday 6 October (5pm)
    VTAC late application closing date (for all courses unless specified elsewhere) Friday 6 November (5pm)
    Final application closing date for:
    • Fine Arts (Dance, Music Theatre, Production, Theatre Practice and Visual Art specialisations
    • Music
    • Music (Chancellor’s Scholars Program)
    Friday 6 November (5pm)
    Application closing date for:
    • Arts (Extended)
    • Science (Extended)

    Very late applications (until Friday 4 December) may be considered
    Friday 6 November (5pm)
    VTAC very late (final) application closing date (for all courses unless specified elsewhere) Friday 4 December (5pm)
    VTAC results and ATARs available online to VCE applicants Monday 14 December (7am)
    VTAC Change of Preference closes for the international VCE early offer period Wednesday 16 December (4pm)
    University of Melbourne Course Information Day Wednesday 16 December
    VTAC international VCE early offers Monday 21 December
    VTAC Change of Preference closes for undergraduate courses Monday 21 December (12pm)
    2016
    VTAC Change of Preference period closes for undergraduate WA and IB applicants Monday 4 January (10am – 4pm)
    VTAC offers released (Round 1) Monday 18 January
    VTAC offers released (Round 2) Thursday 4 February
    Applications for deferrals open Late January (Round 1 offers)
    Early February (Round 2 offers)
    Academic Advice Day Late January (Round 1 offers)
    Late February (International and Round 2 offers)
    O Week - Orientation for all students Tuesday 23 – Friday 26 February
    Semester 1 commences Monday 29 February

    Scholarships

    Closing dates for scholarships vary depending on the course and scholarship. You should confirm the course application closing date with the relevant faculty.

    For detailed scholarship closing date information, see the Scholarships website.

    VTAC early offers for VCE international students

    Eligible International VCE VTAC applicants can receive an early offer from the University of Melbourne on 21 December 2015. All applicants must meet the prerequisites and guaranteed ATAR for their preferred course. More information about the VTAC early international offer round and eligibility is available on the VTAC website. Please note that the Change of Preference period for early international offers will end on 16 December at 4pm.

    Semester, exam and holiday dates

    View the complete academic calendar.

    Events for future students

    View our calendar of events for future students.

  • For international undergraduate students

    Application closing dates*

    • Semester 1: late December
    • Semester 2: 31 May

    International students studying in Australia

    * Note: International students who are currently studying an Australian Year 12 or the IB in Australia and current students wishing to transfer to another University of Melbourne course should apply through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) (see closing dates for domestic undergraduate students above).

    Scholarships

    As an international applicant, you are strongly encouraged to submit your application, including all of the required documents, by the application closing dates. This will enable the application to be considered for a greater range and number of scholarships. Closing dates may vary according to the course for which the applicant is applying. You should confirm the course application closing date with the relevant faculty.

    For detailed scholarship closing date information, see Scholarships website.

    Semester, exam and holiday dates

    Access the complete academic calendar.

    Enrolment and Orientation

    Access the critical dates for your enrolment.

  • For domestic graduate students

    Application closing dates

    Timely applications

    • Semester 1 (February) entry: 30 November*
    • Semester 2 (July) entry: 31 May

    *For most courses. Some Graduate Schools will accept applications for Semester 1, 2016 from July 2015. Individual courses that accept early applications will provide rolling offers. Each eligible course will list closing dates and approximate processing times. Confirm closing dates with your graduate school

    Applications for some courses offered by the graduate schools and departments listed below have different application closing dates:

    Late applications

    Applications submitted after these dates will be accepted for most courses, depending on the availability of places.

    Commonwealth supported places (where available) may not be available if you submit a late application.

    Please confirm application closing dates with admissions staff in the relevant graduate school.

    Scholarships

    Closing dates for scholarships vary depending on the course and scholarship. You should confirm the course application closing date with the relevant faculty.

    For detailed scholarship closing date information, see the Scholarships website.

  • For international graduate students

    Application closing dates

    • Semester 1 entry: 31 October (for commencement in February of the following year)
    • Semester 2 entry: 30 April (for commencement in July)

    Before submitting applications for the following courses please confirm the closing date with the relevant faculty or graduate school.

    Late applications may be accepted in special circumstances, however students are advised to apply as early as possible to avoid visa delays.

    Scholarships

    As an international applicant, you are strongly encouraged to submit your application, including all of the required documents, by the application closing dates. This will enable the application to be considered for a greater range and number of scholarships. Closing dates may vary according to the course for which the applicant is applying. You should confirm the course application closing date with the relevant faculty.

    For detailed scholarship closing date information, see the Scholarships website.

    Semester, exam and holiday dates

    View the complete academic calendar.

    Enrolment and Orientation

    Access the critical dates for your enrolment.

  • For graduate research students

    Closing dates may vary according to the course for which you are applying. You should confirm the course application closing date with the relevant Graduate School

    For further information on the scholarships available for local applicants, please refer to the Scholarships website.

    Semester, exam and holiday dates

    View the University academic calendar.

    Events for future students

    View our calendar of events for future students.