ANU Master degrees are now available to everyone with a Bachelor degree. This guide will help you find the right degree for you and to submit an application.
Find your course
Visit the Master degrees page to browse our degree offering to find a course that's right for you.
Understand the entry requirements
Before you can apply for a master degree, you need to already hold or be about to complete a Bachelor Degree. Some programs require you to demonstrate a certain academic average, such as a credit or distinction average.
- Visit the University Calendar page to check the admission dates.
- Make sure you understand the admission requirements for your chosen degree by reading them carefully on Programs and Courses website.
- All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students.
Current ANU students
Currently enrolled students wishing to change the program they are studying may apply for a program transfer. New students may not apply for a program transfer until they have studied for at least one semester/session. Find more information and forms on ANU website.
Doctor of Medicine and Surgery (MChD) applications
Please note the Doctor of Medicine and Surgery (MChD) program has different entry requirements and application procedure. Visit the ANU Medical School website for more information.
Gather supporting documents
When you apply to ANU, it's important to attach any requested supporting documentation, otherwise your application could be delayed.
The University Admissions Centre lists examples of supporting documents you may need to include.
Submit your application
You will need to submit your application through the Universities Admissions Center (UAC).
Applications generally take between 4-6 weeks to assess.
You can list up to six preferences on your application, however in some cases you may only receive one offer. This offer will be the highest preference that you list, as long as you're eligible. So when you submit your application, remember to list your programs in the order in which you would like to receive an offer.
Receive an offer
All offers made through UAC and are released on a rolling basis. You can access your offers and correspondence by logging into your UAC account.
UAC will send you an email to let you know if you need to check for offers and correspondence. It is important that you provide an email address that you check regularly and you can easily access.
Applications that are made direct to the University are assessed on an ongoing basis and applicants are notified about the outcome as soon as possible. Applications generally take between 4-6 weeks to assess.