Application closing dates

Timely application closing dates for mid-year 2021 intake

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

  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

12 June 2021 - applies to courses in the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Arts (Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Faculty of Fine Arts and Music
  • Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences
  • Melbourne Business School
  • Melbourne Graduate School of Education
  • Melbourne Law School
  • Melbourne School of Design

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

Late applications may be accepted under special circumstances; however you are advised to apply as early as possible to avoid visa delays.

Indicative turnaround times

View the indicative turnaround times for course applications.


As an international applicant, you are strongly encouraged to submit your application, including all of the required documents, by the application closing dates. This will enable the application to be considered for a greater range and number of scholarships. Closing dates may vary according to the course for which the applicant is applying. You should confirm the course application closing date with the relevant faculty.

For detailed scholarship closing date information, please refer to Melbourne scholarships

Semester, exam and holiday dates

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Enrolment and Orientation

Access the critical dates for your enrolment.