Graduate degree pathway

How to become a nurse

    Standard entry

    1. Undergraduate degree

    First, you must meet the requirements for your undergraduate degree.

    2. Graduate degree

    The Master of Nursing Science requires applicants to have completed an undergraduate degree.

    Melbourne Chancellor's Scholars

    Melbourne Chancellor's Scholars are guaranteed a place into the graduate degree of their choice following successful completion of their undergraduate degree.


    The University offers a range of scholarships at both undergraduate and graduate level.

    Find a scholarship that's right for you

    Other guarantees available

    DegreeGuaranteed Entry Requirements
    Master of Nursing ScienceApplicants who achieved an ATAR (or notional ATAR) between 96.00 and 99.85 in Year 12 and commence and complete an undergraduate course at the University of Melbourne with a weighted average mark of 65+ or higher are guaranteed a Commonwealth Supported Place (for domestic students) or international fee place.