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If you’ve decided to apply to ANU, then you've made one great choice. Learn more about the application process for domestic and international students.

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Application procedures & requirements

Applying as a domestic postgraduate coursework student »

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

Applying as a domestic undergraduate student »

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

Applying as an international postgraduate student »

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

Applying as an international undergraduate student »

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

Applying for a flexible double degree »

A flexible double degree allows undergraduate students to combine two Bachelor degrees of their choice. Students can build their...

Applying for cross-institutional study »

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

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 non-award study »

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

Applying for postgraduate research study »

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

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...

Applying for the summer research program »

Applications must include two academic referee contact details and a current full colour scanned academic transcript....

Are you a domestic or international 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: Arts, social science, business & science group »

Students can choose any two of the Bachelor degree programs listed below It will take approximately four years to complete a...

Flexible double: Engineering & advanced computing group »

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

Flexible double: Law group »

Students can combine a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) with any of the Bachelor degrees listed below. These flexible double...

How parents can help »

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

Information on the ANU Global Summer Program for students of IARU partners: Mobilising Research »

If only this army of scientists and technologists could be diverted from technology autonomous, and organised for the good of...

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....

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...

Overseas student health cover  »

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

Special consideration »

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

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...

Transferring to ANU for Honours year »

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