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ANU Postgraduate Coursework - Domestic Applications »

We have a lot to offer for graduate students. If you already hold an undergraduate qualification, such as a Bachelor Degree, you...

ANU Postgraduate Coursework - International Applications »

We have a lot to offer for graduate students. If you already hold an undergraduate qualification, such as a Bachelor Degree, you...

ANU Postgraduate Research - Domestic and International Applications »

Postgraduate research, or a higher degree by research (HDR) program, is a research-focused degree usually undertaken by someone...

ANU Undergraduate - Domestic Applications »

Starting an undergraduate degree is an exciting moment in your life, and it will probably be the first time you study at...

ANU Undergraduate - International Applications »

Starting an undergraduate degree is an exciting moment in your life, and it will probably be the first time you study at...

Appealing an Admissions Decision - Undergraduate, Postgraduate Coursework, and Higher Degree Research »

The process below is drawn from the Undergraduate Awards Rules (No. 2) 2013 (Part 6.1), Graduate Coursework Awards Rules (No. 2)...

Applying for exchange at ANU »

If you are a current university student overseas and your home university is one of our exchange partners then you may apply to...

Applying for study abroad at ANU »

If you are a current university student overseas and your home university isn't an ANU partner university then you can apply to...

Cross-Institutional Applications »

If you are currently enrolled in a degree at another Australian university, and you would like to complete an ANU course for...

Definition of a Domestic Student »

You are considered a 'domestic' student for university application purposes if: You are an Australian citizen; You are a New...

Duration & commencement »

Duration Full-time A two year, full-time degree program will usually include four semesters of study. Part-time Studying a...

English language requirements »

All applicants, whether domestic or international, must provide evidence that their English language ability meets the minimum...

Exchange & study abroad study guide »

Every university is different. When you study at ANU you will find that some things are done differently to the way they are done...

Flexible Double Degree applications »

A Flexible Double Degree™ allows undergraduate students to combine two Bachelor degrees of their choice. You can build your own...

Flexible Double Degree: Arts, social science, business & science group »

You can choose any two of the Bachelor degree programs listed below to complete your Flexible Double Degree™ It will take...

Flexible Double Degree: Engineering & advanced computing group »

You can combine any Bachelor degree listed in group A with any Bachelor degree listed in group B below. These flexible double...

Flexible Double Degree: Law group »

You can combine a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) with any of the Bachelor degrees listed below. These degree combinations will take...

Honours at ANU »

An Honours year is typically a fourth year of study that is a continuation of an undergraduate degree. If you have completed a...

International student visa requirements »

As an ANU student you must ensure you hold a current visa which entitles you to study for the duration of your program. Typically...

International students under 18 years of age »

ANU will admit international students under the age of 18 where acceptable living arrangement have been made as outlined below....

Joint & Dual PhD applications & resources »

How to apply Applicants for current joint and dual PhD programs must meet relevant academic and language requirements of ANU and...

Mature age student entry schemes »

Students come to ANU with a diverse range of experiences and backgrounds. We recognise that many of our new students have taken...

Non-Award Applications »

Enrolling in a non-award course lets you study individual courses without leading to the award of a whole degree such as a...

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) »

It is a condition of an Australian student visa that the student holds valid overseas student health cover (OSHC) for the entire...

Parents - Help and Advice »

Preparing for tertiary education is an exciting period of self-discovery and growth. As a parent, there are many ways that you...

Special consideration »

Special consideration will be given to domestic applicants for undergraduate study where circumstances beyond a person’s control...

Summer Research Program Applications »

APPLY NOW Applications now open from 1-31 August 2015. The summer research program at ANU is an exceptional research opportunity...

Transferring to ANU »

Transferring between universities is almost the same as applying for the first time. If you have completed part of a degree or...