Indicative Turnaround Times for Course Applications

The following table provides indicative turn-around times of assessment, where all supporting documents have been submitted, and your application is for the next available intake:

Undergraduate 2 - 4 weeks *
Graduate coursework4 - 8 weeks *
Graduate Research8 - 12 weeks *

*Please note: The indicative turnaround times listed above will not be relevant if: the course that you have applied for makes selection decisions only at set times during the year, using selection rounds or selection committees.

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Refer to the relevant Faculty or Graduate School website for details about selection schedules for the course that you have applied for:

Faculty/Graduate SchoolDegree type
Architecture, Building and PlanningAll degrees

Graduate coursework

Graduate research

Business and Economics

Graduate coursework

Graduate research

EducationAll degrees
EngineeringAll degrees
LawAll degrees
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Graduate coursework

Graduate research

ScienceAll degrees
Veterinary and Agricultural SciencesAll degrees
Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of MusicAll degrees

Future intake periods

If you have applied for a future intake for which selection has not yet commenced, the indicative turnaround timeframes above should be applied from the date assessment commences for that intake rather than the date you submitted your application. The following table details the month when assessment of your application is likely to commence based on the intake applied for.

 Mid Year/July 2016 IntakeStart Year/Feb 2017 IntakeMid Year/July 2017 Intake
Application  via VTAC
Undergraduate (domestic and onshore international)June 2016January 2017June 2017
Masters of Teaching (domestic students only)June 2016January 2017June 2017
Application directly to the University
All degreesAssessment normally commences March 2016Assessment normally commences August 2016Assessment normally commences March 2017

Please note: Scholarship applications will be assessed in accordance with scholarship deadlines.