How to apply

Simple steps on how to apply for Graduate Access Melbourne for 2019 entry


  1. Choose your graduate coursework degree

    First choose from graduate coursework degrees that consider Graduate access Melbourne applicants, and choose the one that suits your study interests. Not all courses consider special entry applications.

    See Graduate Access Melbourne degree options

  2. Fill out the Graduate Access application form

    To do this you first need to download the Graduate Access Form. Female Engineering applicants are automatically considered and don't need to apply with Access Melbourne.

    Download application form

  3. Fill in the supplementary form - if applicable

    Fill in and submit the additional Disadvantaged socioeconomic circumstances supplementary form if you're applying for entry into the Juris Doctor (JD), Melbourne Law School (MLS), Faculty of Business and Economics, the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music; or for Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (GSHSS) courses.

    Download supplementary form

  4. Apply for graduate coursework degrees

    Go to Applications for Graduate coursework degrees and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.

    In your application, include your completed Graduate Access Melbourne form and any supplementary forms. Keep in mind you can apply for as many categories that describe your situation. You don't have to pick just one.

    Provide any supporting documentation where required. This may be an impact statement or a statement of support outlining your situation signed by a responsible independent source (i.e. doctor, lawyer accountant, social worker).

    Apply for Graduate coursework degrees

  5. Be assessed and wait for offers

    If you qualify, you can be then be considered for special entry when your application is assessed.

    If successful, you'll receive a Melbourne offer with instructions on how to accept. If your application is not successful, you'll receive an email explaining the reasons why.

Need help applying?

Get in touch with our student support team for more information on applying for Access Melbourne. We can also give you advice on scholarships, students loans, budgeting, finding accommodation, course planning and more.

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