ATAR of 96 and above

The following guaranteed entry pathways into graduate study are available to domestic and international students who complete an Australian Year 12 or the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma in Australia in 2018 or later. If you are a currently enrolled University of Melbourne student, you can still access the full range of past guarantees.

Eligible students must enrol in a University of Melbourne undergraduate degree immediately following Year 12, or be granted a deferral by the University. Students who have transferred from another university are not eligible for a guaranteed entry pathway.

If you receive an ATAR* between 96.00 and 99.85 and enrol in an undergraduate degree at the University of Melbourne, you will be eligible for the following guaranteed pathways into our graduate courses.

The following graduate degrees are available

Degrees to which the guarantee applies Notes regarding guaranteed entry
Executive Master of Arts
(200 point program)
Applicants who receive an ATAR (or notional ATAR) between 96.00 and 99.85 in Year 12 and commence and complete an undergraduate degree 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.
Degrees to which the guarantee applies Notes regarding guaranteed entry
Master of Management (Accounting) Applicants who receive 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.Applicants eligible for guaranteed entry will not be required to submit a personal statement.
Degrees to which the guarantee applies Notes regarding guaranteed entry
Doctor of Dental Surgery Applicants who receive an ATAR (or notional ATAR) between 99.00 and 99.85 in Year 12 and commence and complete an undergraduate course at the University of Melbourne with a weighted average mark of 75% or higher are guaranteed an Australian fee place (for domestic students) or international fee place.

All students who commence their undergraduate degree at Melbourne after the 2016 intake will be required to pass on the first attempt any subject course pre-requisites taken at The University of Melbourne. Students who fail to achieve this, will not be guaranteed entry to the course. Applicants eligible for guaranteed entry do not need to complete the Graduate Australian Medical School Admission Test (GAMSAT).
Doctor of Medicine Applicants who receive an ATAR (or notional ATAR) between 99.00 and 99.85 in Year 12 and commence and complete an undergraduate course at the University of Melbourne with a weighted average mark of 75% or higher are guaranteed an Australian fee place (for domestic students) or international fee place. All students who commence their undergraduate degree at Melbourne after the 2016 intake will be required to pass on the first attempt any subject course pre-requisites taken at The University of Melbourne. Students who fail to achieve this, will not be guaranteed entry to the course. Satisfactory performance at a multi-mini interview to demonstrate adequate communication skills. Applicants eligible for guaranteed entry do not need to complete the Graduate Australian Medical School Admission Test (GAMSAT).
Doctor of Optometry Applicants who receive 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 75% or higher are guaranteed an Australian fee place (for domestic students) or international fee place. All students who commence their undergraduate degree at Melbourne after the 2016 intake will be required to pass on the first attempt any subject course pre-requisites taken at The University of Melbourne. Students who fail to achieve this, will not be guaranteed entry to the course. Applicants eligible for guaranteed entry do not need to complete the Graduate Australian Medical School Admission Test (GAMSAT).
Doctor of Physiotherapy Applicants who receive 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 75% or higher are guaranteed an Australian fee place (for domestic students) or international fee place. Prerequisites must be completed and satisfactory performance in a multi-mini interview that demonstrates adequate communication skills is required. All students who commence their undergraduate degree at Melbourne after the 2016 intake will be required to pass on the first attempt any subject course pre-requisites taken at The University of Melbourne. Students who fail to achieve this, will not be guaranteed entry to the course.
Master of Clinical Audiology Applicants who receive 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 75% or higher are guaranteed a Commonwealth Supported Place (for domestic students) or international fee place. Undergraduate degree must be in a cognate discipline.
Master of Nursing Science Applicants 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.
Master of Public Health Applicants who receive 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. Undergraduate degree must be in a cognate discipline.
Master of Social Work Applicants who receive 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. Undergraduate degree must be completed with at least one year of full-time studies in social sciences. Applicants must also provide evidence of paid or volunteer work experience, a personal statement, and a professional referee report.
Master of Speech Pathology Applicants who receive 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 75% or higher are guaranteed a Commonwealth Supported Place (for domestic students) or international fee place. Undergraduate degree must be in a cognate discipline.
Degrees to which the guarantee applies Notes regarding guaranteed entry
Master of Information Systems Applicants who receive an ATAR (or notional ATAR) of 99.85 or below 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.
Master of Information Technology Applicants who receive an ATAR (or notional ATAR) of 99.85 or below 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. Students are required to have completed at least one programming subject as a prerequisite.
Degrees to which the guarantee applies Notes regarding guaranteed entry
Juris Doctor Applicants who receive an ATAR (or notional ATAR) of 99.00 and above in Year 12 and commence and complete an undergraduate course at the University of Melbourne with a weighted average mark of 75% or higher are guaranteed an Australian fee place (for domestic students) or international fee place. Applicants eligible for guaranteed entry to an Australian fee place or international fee place will not be required to complete the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Applicants wishing to be considered for a Commonwealth Supported Place (domestic students) or a Fee Bursary Place will need to complete the LSAT.
Degrees to which the guarantee applies Notes regarding guaranteed entry
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Applicants who achieved an ATAR (or notional ATAR) between 95.00 and 98.45 in Year 12 and commence and complete a Bachelor of Science at the University of Melbourne with a weighted average mark of 70% or higher are guaranteed an Australian fee place (for domestic students) or international fee place in the six-year Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Veterinary Medicine accelerated program. Students are required to complete a Bachelor of Science with a major in Animal Health and Disease (Veterinary Bioscience specialisation). Completion of the first two years of the Bachelor of Science, including the appropriate prerequisite subjects, with a minimum H2B (70%) average in both Level 1 and 2 science subjects is required.
Master of Food Science Applicants 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. Undergraduate degree must be in a cognate discipline. Students must maintain a weighted average mark of 70% of higher in the final two years.
Master of Science (All Streams) Applicants 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. Students must meet entry requirements which may include arrangement of a supervisor for the research project prior to application, please refer to information about specific Master of Science streams for more details. Undergraduate degree must be in a cognate discipline.
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science Applicants 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. Undergraduate degree must be in a cognate discipline or with at least 25 points in chemistry, or biology, or mathematics or statistics. Students must maintain a weighted average mark of 70% or higher in the final two years.
Master of Urban Horticulture Applicants 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. Undergraduate degree must be in a cognate discipline. Students must maintain a weighted average mark of 70% of higher in the final two years.

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