International applications - Undergraduate and Postgraduate

As an international student, there are three ways to apply to ANU, depending on your circumstances. Carefully read through the options below to select the correct application process for your situation.

Option 1: Apply for most degrees at ANU

For most degrees at ANU, you can now apply and be assessed under our new admissions processes.

What you need to know

  • There are two student intakes each year - Semester 1 and Semester 2.
    • Semester 2 2020 applications are open now and will close 6 May 2020.
    • Semester 1 2021 applications will open on 18?March?2020 and will close on 16 November 2020.
  • You can only preference a single program, so check Programs and Courses to choose the best program for you.
  • There are three assessment rounds in each semester. Apply in the first round, and you have three opportunities to be assessed and accepted, giving you the best chance of being offered a place at ANU.
  • In order to be considered for an offer, you must meet pre-requisite and cognate requirements for your preferred program, and?English language requirements?by the application deadline for the round.
  • You will be ranked against other candidates applying for the same program.
  • An application fee of A$100 applies.?


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Option 2: Apply for degrees with specific application requirements

Some programs at ANU have specific application processes.?If you want to apply to a program?listed below there may be additional requirements.?

Undergraduate coursework degrees

  • Music, Visual Arts & Design Bachelor programs
  • Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Affairs
  • Bachelor of Health Science
  • Bachelor of Philosophy programs

Postgraduate coursework degrees

  • Master / Graduate Certificate of Law
  • Master / Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
  • Master / Graduate Diploma of Applied Cybernetics
  • Master?/ Graduate Diploma of?Cyber Security, Strategy & Risk Management
  • Master of Professional Psychology
  • Master of Innovation & Professional Practice
  • Master of Clinical Psychology
  • Master of Science Communication Outreach
  • Master of Science in Science Communication
  • Master of Business Administration (incl. MBA Advanced)
  • Executive Master of Public Administration
  • Executive Master of Public Policy
  • Doctor of Medicine & Surgery (MChD).

What you need to know

  • Applications for Semester 2 2020 are open now.
  • Minimum requirements for entry to these programs may?include providing a portfolio, doing an audition or providing additional documents to support your application. Check Programs and Courses to see if additional requirements apply.
  • One-year Honours programs?for undergraduate coursework are included here.
  • Flexible degree programs?for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework are included here.
  • An application fee of A$100 applies.



Option 3: Australian Year 12, NCEA and IB applicants

If you're completing an Australian Year 12, a New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3, or an International Baccalaureate (IB), you need to apply through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

More information about applying to ANU