1. To be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
- An undergraduate degree in Chemistry (or equivalent), with a weighted average mark of at least 75% or (University of Melbourne) equivalent); or
- A qualification and professional experience considered to be equivalent; and
- Provide referee reports (except for applicants who have graduated from the University of Melbourne within the last 5 years); and
- Have obtained the endorsement of a prospective supervisor. More information regarding how to find a Supervisor is detailed under How to Apply.
Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.
2. In selecting applicants, the selection committee will consider the applicants:
- Prior academic performance and, if relevant, professional qualifications and industry experience;
- Understanding of the research question to be explored;
- Performance at an interview;
- Motivation and capacity to complete the course in a timely manner;
- Relevant prior research and/or industry experience; and
- Referee reports.
3. The selection committee may seek further information
- In order to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Selection and Admission Policy.
4. Applicants are required to satisfy the University’s English language requirements
All applicants (internationally and locally qualified) must meet the University's English language entry requirements. Refer to our Graduate English requirements for further information and to view English language entry requirements for the Faculty of Science Coursework Programs for the following approved English language examinations: IELTS (Academic English only), TOEFL (Paper-based and internet-based tests), Pearson Test of English (Academic) and Cambridge English: Advanced/Certificate of Advanced English (CAE).
Inherent requirements (core participation requirements)
The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook. Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home
Last updated: 6 December 2019