Graduate Researchers

The University of Melbourne is recognised internationally as a leader in graduate research training. As one of our graduate researchers, you will work with leading experts in your field in first rate facilities.

The University of Melbourne:

Meet some of our graduate researchers

What degrees are available?

Before you apply please check to make sure you meet the University's minimum entry requirements.

How to apply

Please refer to the application section for detailed information about how to apply for a graduate research position at the University.

When to apply

Please consider the following scholarship key dates when preparing your graduate research degree application:

  • Complete applications for admission and scholarship lodged by 31 October 2014 will receive an outcome by 15 February 2015
  • Complete applications for admission and scholarship lodged by 31 May 2015 will receive an outcome by 31 July 2015

Information for domestic applicants

Information for international applicants

What happens next?

  • You should receive an email to confirm receipt of your application within 5 business days.
  • The Faculty/Graduate School will assess your application.
  • Depending on the outcome of Faculty/Graduate School assessment of your application, it may be put forward for consideration by a scholarships committee.
  • If successful you will receive an unconditional or conditional offer letter, which explains how you can accept your place.

Applications usually take 8 weeks to process.

Faculty and Graduate School Websites

To find out more about the graduate research opportunities available and the specific Faculty or Graduate School requirements for application, please visit the relevant website:

Architecture Building & Planning
Melbourne School of Design
Graduate School of Humanities & Social Sciences
Business & Economics
Faculty of Business & Economics
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Melbourne School of Engineering
Information Technology
Melbourne School of Information
Melbourne Law School
Medicine Dentistry & Health Sciences
Faculty of Medicine Dentistry & Health Sciences
Melbourne Graduate School of Science
Veterinary & Agricultural Sciences
Faculty of Veterinary Science
The VCA and Music
Victorian College of the Arts
Conservatorium of Music