University of Melbourne Admissions

The University of Melbourne, often referred to as Melbourne University, is a public university founded in 1853 in Melbourne, Victoria. Melbourne University provides education to 38,281 students, of which 3,244 are Doctoral students. The university is most recognized for its graduate schools, some of which are, the Business School, Melbourne Medical school, and the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social research.

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Admission To-Do List

  • English Language Requirements
  • International Baccalaureate
  • GCE 'A' Levels
  • Trinity College Foundation Studies
  • Australian Year 12
  • Prerequisite tests
  • Victorian Certificate of Education
  • Transcripts


Writing Supplement:
Upload a personal statement of up to 200 words, summarizing the reasons you wish to undertake the University of Melbourne. See more

Application Deadlines

December 6
Semester 1, Undergraduate
November 30
Semester 1, Graduate
May 31
Semester 2, Graduate

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Advice on Personal Statement for University of Melbourne Admissions

The University of Melbourne personal statement should be around 1,000 words or less. The essay should include the applicant's prior studies, their previous work or volunteer experience, what the believe their career will be like in the future, and what motivation they had that led them to undertake the program. The Selection Committee looks for several things when reviewing the essays. They make sure the applicants have a good understanding of the program in which they applied for, they also make sure the essay is well structured and without any spelling or grammar errors.