Graduate course guarantees

  • Architecture, Building and Planning

    Degrees to which the guarantee applies Notes regarding guaranteed entry
    Master of Architecture
    (200 point program)
    Undergraduate degree must be in a cognate discipline.

    Applicants eligible for guaranteed entry will not be required to complete a portfolio or personal statement as part of their application.
    Master of Landscape Architecture (200 point program
    Master of Construction Management
    (200 point program)
    Undergraduate degree must be in a cognate discipline.

    Applicants eligible for guaranteed entry will not be required to complete a personal statement as part of their application.
    Master of Property
    (200 point program)
    Master of Urban Planning

  • Arts

    Degrees to which the guarantee applies Notes regarding guaranteed entry
    Executive Master of Arts
    (200 point program)
     
    Master of Cultural Materials Conservation
    (200 point program)
    It is strongly recommended that all commencing students have either studied chemistry equivalent to 25 points of first year university subjects, or complete the Chemistry Bridging Course offered in February each year.
    Master of International Relations (200 point program)

  • Business & Economics

    Degrees to which the guarantee applies Notes regarding guaranteed entry
    Master of Actuarial Science An undergraduate degree with the equivalent of a major in mathematically based subjects is required.
    Master of Management (Accounting) Applicants eligible for guaranteed entry will not be required to submit a personal statement.

  • Education

    Degrees to which the guarantee applies Notes regarding guaranteed entry
    Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) Completion of the Teacher Capability Assessment Tool (TCAT)
    Master of Teaching (Primary) Completion of the Teacher Capability Assessment Tool (TCAT)
    Master of Teaching (Secondary) Completion of the Teacher Capability Assessment Tool (TCAT)

  • Engineering

    Degrees to which the guarantee applies Notes regarding guaranteed entry
    Master of Engineering Completion of an approved engineering major or sequence of studies is required (available through Biomedicine, Commerce*, Design, Environments^ or Science).

    * Not available from 2017
    ^ No 2017 intake

  • Environments

    Degrees to which the guarantee applies Notes regarding guaranteed entry
    Master of Environment  
    Master of Forest Ecosystem Science Undergraduate degree must be in a cognate discipline or with at least 25 points in chemistry, biology, mathematics or statistics.
    Master of Urban Horticulture

  • Health Sciences

    Degrees to which the guarantee applies Notes regarding guaranteed entry
    Master of Clinical Audiology Undergraduate degree must be in a cognate discipline.
    Doctor of Dental Surgery Applicants eligible for guaranteed entry will not be required to complete the Graduate Australian Medical School Admission Test (GAMSAT).

    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.
    Doctor of Medicine

    Applicants eligible for guaranteed entry will not be required to complete the Graduate Australian Medical School Admission Test (GAMSAT).

    Applicants interested in studying the Doctor of Medicine (MD) must pass an interview to be eligible for the guaranteed entry pathway. The interview is a threshold process designed to ensure that students who apply for the MD have adequate interpersonal and communication skills to successfully complete the course.

    All students who commence their undergraduate degree at Melbourne after the 2016 intake will:

    • need to complete the Multi-Mini Interview as part of the MD application process in the third year of their undergraduate degree; and
    • 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 Nursing Science  
    Doctor of Optometry Applicants eligible for guaranteed entry do not need to complete the Graduate Australian Medical School Admission Test (GAMSAT) or complete an interview.

    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.
    Doctor of Physiotherapy 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 must also demonstrate satisfactory performance at a multi-mini interview to demonstrate adequate communication skills.

    Students who fail to achieve the above, will not be guaranteed entry to the course.
    Master of Public Health Undergraduate degree must be in a cognate discipline.
    Master of Social Work Undergraduate degree must be in a cognate discipline. Students must satisfy the work experience and personal statement requirements. Students must also meet other entry requirements, including obtaining a supervisor for the research project.
    Master of Speech Pathology Undergraduate degree must be in a cognate discipline.

  • Information Technology

    Degrees to which the guarantee applies Notes regarding guaranteed entry
    Master of Information Systems
    (200 point program)
     
    Master of Information Technology
    (200 point program)
    Completion of at least one programming subject during undergraduate study is required.

  • Law

    Degrees to which the guarantee applies Notes regarding guaranteed entry
    The Melbourne Juris Doctor Applicants eligible for guaranteed entry will not be required to complete the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).

  • Music, Visual and Performing Arts

    Guaranteed entry pathways are not available for courses in these disciplines due to audition or folio requirements for admission - check Course Search for more details.

  • Science

    Degrees to which the guarantee applies Notes regarding guaranteed entry
    Master of Food Science Undergraduate degree must be in a cognate discipline.
    Master of Science (All streams) Entry requirements may include arrangement of a supervisor for the research project prior to application. Please refer to specific streams for more details. Undergraduate degree must be in a cognate discipline.

  • Veterinary Medicine

    Degrees to which the guarantee applies Notes regarding guaranteed entry
    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Bachelor of Science with a major in Animal Health and Disease (Veterinary Bioscience specialisation) is required.

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