Undergraduate applications

Steps on how to apply for the Elite Athletes and Artistic Performers Entry Scheme.

  1. Apply for courses with VTAC

    First you need to choose your undergraduate degree preferences and apply with VTAC by due dates.

    Apply with VTAC

  2. Submit an online application

    Once you've submitted your course application, you can apply online for the Elite Athletes and Artistic Performers Entry Scheme.

    You'll need to provide a verification letter from a State or National Sporting Organisation, Professional or National League team or Professional Player’s association.

    If you need to edit your application or update your verification letter then please email undergrad-admissions@unimelb.edu.au

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    For athletes currently in Year 12

    Elite athletes who are confirmed as eligible for the Entry Scheme will be guaranteed entry to the University of Melbourne in the Semester 1, 2023 intake if they are currently in Year 12 and:

    • Will complete their VCE (or equivalent qualification) in 2022, and
    • Will satisfy all course prerequisites, and
    • Achieve a 2022 ATAR (or notional ATAR) as follows

    Bachelor of Agriculture


    Bachelor of Arts


    Bachelor of Biomedicine


    Bachelor of Commerce


    Bachelor of Design


    Diploma in General Studies


    Bachelor of Oral Health


    Bachelor of Science


    If your Entry Scheme application is submitted by no later than 7th of September 2022 and is successful, you will receive a conditional offer for the upcoming Semester 1, 2023 intake. Conditional offer letters will be issued during early October 2022. Note that a course application (submitted via VTAC) is still required.

    The final due date for Semester 1, 2023 applications is the VTAC very late application closing date of 5pm, Friday 2 December 2022.

  3. For eligible athletes applying for a MU sports scholarship

    Eligible athletes can also apply to Melbourne’s Elite Athlete Program for sports scholarships and support.

    Apply for MU Sports scholarship

  4. Be assessed and wait for offers

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

    If successful, you'll receive a Melbourne offer with instructions on how to accept.

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