Application closing dates

Timely application closing dates for start-year 2022 intake

31 October 2021 - applies to courses in the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

30 November 2021 - applies to courses in the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Arts (Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences) (Commonwealth supported places only*)
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
  • Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences
  • Melbourne Graduate School of Education
  • Melbourne Law School
  • Melbourne School of Design
  • Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

24 January 2022 - applies to courses in the following faculties:

  • Melbourne Business School

For Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences application closing dates please refer to individual course pages for detailed information.

These dates reflect most courses within the faculty and some may have earlier application deadlines or may accept later applications. Please confirm the application closing date on the ‘How to apply’ tab on relevant course page on this site.

* Applicants seeking an Australian fee place in a Faculty of Arts course can apply up until 19 February 2022 for all courses except GDA-ARTS (closing date 30 Nov 2021) and MC-CULMC (closing date 4 February 2022).

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.

Indicative turnaround times

View the indicative turnaround times for course applications.


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 Melbourne scholarships