Frequently asked questions

  • How do I apply for Graduate Access Melbourne?

    If you are eligible for one or more of the Graduate Access Melbourne categories you may need to submit a Graduate Access Melbourne application form (and supporting documentation) with your graduate course application. Refer to the How to apply page for step-by-step instructions about confirming your eligibility and submitting a Graduate Access Melbourne application.

  • Where do I submit my Graduate Access Melbourne application?

    Your Graduate Access Melbourne application must be submitted in support of your graduate course application, as per the accepted mode of application for your preferred graduate course. Contact the Graduate School that administers your preferred graduate course if you are unsure of the accepted mode of application.

    You should not submit your Graduate Access Melbourne application separately to your course application.

    You should not submit your Graduate Access Melbourne application to the Office of Admissions or to the Melbourne Scholarships Office.

    Refer to Step 4: Submit your course application and Graduate Access Melbourne application on the How to apply page for more information.

  • Do I apply for the Graduate Access Melbourne Bursary separately?

    No. If you are eligible under Graduate Access Melbourne and are accepted into your preferred course, you will be automatically considered for a Graduate Access Melbourne Bursary.

  • Can I apply for Graduate Access Melbourne at any time during the semester?

    No. Your Graduate Access Melbourne application, together with any required supporting documentation, must be submitted in support of your online course application or printed and submitted along with your hard-copy course application.

  • When and how am I notified if my Graduate Access Melbourne application is successful?

    You will not receive notification about the outcome of your Graduate Access Melbourne application, but you will receive notification about the outcome of your graduate course application after both applications have been assessed by a selection panel.

    If your graduate course application is successful, your offer letter will be emailed directly to the address you nominated in your application. For some courses the offer letter will be posted to you.

    If your graduate course application is unsuccessful, you will receive an email (sent to the email address nominated in the application), or a letter will be posted to you.

    Refer to the Offer process section of the Graduate coursework applications page page for more information.

  • When and how am I notified if I have received a Graduate Access Melbourne Bursary?

    Successful Graduate Access Bursary applicants will be notified by email at the beginning of each semester.

    Please note that the graduate school that administers your preferred course is responsible for determining which Graduate Access Melbourne applicants will receive a bursary.

  • How do I check on the progress of my Graduate Access Melbourne application?

    You will not be informed of the progress of your Graduate Access Melbourne application, but you can check on the progress of the graduate course application that is supported by your Graduate Access application.

    Refer to the How do I track the progress of my application section of the Graduate coursework applicatons page for more information.

  • What is the closing date for Graduate Access Melbourne applications?

    As your Graduate Access Melbourne application must be submitted with your course application, the closing date is necessarily the same as the application closing date for your preferred course.

    Closing dates and application methods may vary depending on the graduate course and on the Graduate School that administers the course. Refer to our How to apply information, and also to the Important dates for domestic graduate students.