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Global leaders start here

 

The Australian National University (ANU) welcomes the brightest minds from Australia around the world.

When you study with us, you will join a diverse community of talented minds and learn alongside world-leading academics and researchers.

Grow your knowledge in classrooms that have one of the highest average teacher-to-student ratios in Australia. Access the unmatched resources and support of a national institution.*

Join the safe and diverse community of talented minds at Australia’s number one university in the heart of Australia’s global capital city, Canberra.**

*QS World Ranking 2021 **Good University Guide 2019.

Find a program

 

A standard degree is a single three year program. It includes all degrees except undergraduate honours programs and the vertical programs of the ANU College of Science and the ANU College of Medicine and sponsored degrees.

How to apply

 
  • Submit your application through our online application portal.
  • You can only apply for a single program, so check our programs and courses catalogue to choose the best degree for you.
  • To be considered you for an offer, you must meet the prerequisite and cognate requirements for your preferred program, as well as the English language requirements.
  • Your application will be ranked against other candidates applying for the same program. Learn more about the ANU assessment process.

ROUND 3

Opening date for change of preference

9th April 2021

Closing date for change of preference

15th April 2021

Deadline to lodge application

15th April 2021

Offers released

1st May 2021

Acceptance dealine

1st July 2021

ROUND 4

Opening date for change of preference

9th May 2021

Closing date for change of preference

15th May 2021

Deadline to lodge application

15th May 2021

Offers released

1st June 2021

Acceptance dealine

1st July 2021

ANU Crawford School of Public Policy

Applications for programs commencing in Semester 2 2021 have closed. If you have submitted an application before 31 March 2021, your application will be considered for an offer on 1 May 2021 with an acceptance deadline of 1 June 2021.

Semester 1 2022

Apply now to study at ANU in Semester 1, 2022.

  • You can apply at any time throughout the year.
  • Most applications submitted before the 15th day of each month will be considered for an offer on the 1st day of the following month. For example, if you submit your application on 10 May 2021, you will be eligible to receive an offer on 1st June 2021.
  • You can change your degree preference between the 9th and the 15th day of each month.
  • You will have two months to accept your offer from ANU.

Programs with alternative dates 

Master of Business Administration (MBA) and MBA Advanced degree

There are only two opportunities to receive an offer for the MBA and MBA Advanced degree. Applications made outside of these dates will not be considered for study in 2022.

  • Apply between 10 March and 30 June 2021
  • Offers are released on 1 August 2021
  • Acceptance deadline is 1 September 2021
  • Apply between 30 June and 1 November 2021
  • Offers are released on 1 December 2021
  • Acceptance deadline is 5 January 2021

Bachelor of Health Science and Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) (Science)

There is only one opportunity to receive an offer or the Bachelor of Health Science and Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) (Science) degree.

  • Apply between 10 March and 15 November 2021
  • Offers are released on 1 December 2021
  • Acceptance deadline is 25 January 2022

ANU Crawford School of Public Policy

There are limited offer rounds for the ANU Crawford School of Public Policy.

  • Apply before 15 October 2021
  • Offers are released every month with the final offer round on 1 November 2021
  • Acceptance deadline is 1 January 2022

Master of Clinical Psychology and Master of Professional Psychology

There is only one opportunity to receive an offer to receive an offer for the Master of Clinical Psychology and the Master of Professional Psychology degree.

  • Apply between 10 March and 30 September 2021
  • Offers are released on 1 December 2021
  • Acceptance deadline is 25 January 2022

How to apply

 

Some non-standard ANU programs have additional application requirements, including the one-year honours programs for undergraduate coursework and the vertical programs of the College of Science and the College of Health and Medicine.

View the complete list of ANU non-standard and honours programs.

  • Submit your application through the StudyLink portal.  
  • We will assess your application and send out offers within four weeks of submission. 

To find out if additional requirements apply, search our programs and courses catalogue.

How to apply

 

You can apply to study at ANU through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Find a full list of ANU courses and application deadlines on the UAC website.

ANU participates in UAC rounds throughout the year in September, October, November, December and January (round 1). We release offers on a rolling basis.

Early bird applications are now open until midnight 30 September 2021.

UAC application fees

The application fee you will need to pay to UAC depends on when you apply to ANU.

Learn more about application fees on the UAC website.

Application tips

 

Following these steps will make applying as an international student easier.

1. Check the entry requirements

Learn about the minimum admission requirements to ANU and how we will assess your application.

2. Find an agent

Our educational agents around the world can help you apply to ANU. Find an agent near you.

3. Review your documentary evidence

Explore the specific documents you will need to supply with your application that will enable us to assess it.

4. Meet English language requirements

You must provide evidence that you meet the English language requirements for admission to ANU, even if you are a domestic student.

5. Explore visa requirements for international students

To study in Australia, you will need to apply for a student visa. Understanding visa requirements will help ensure your application meets these.

6. Learn about Mandatory Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

As an international student in Australia, you will need overseas health cover for the duration of your stay.

7. Check your application deadline

Add the important UAC application dates to your calendar.

8. Apply for campus accommodation

View your options for living on-campus if you will be under 18 at the start of the semester. Your visa will require you to prove that you have organised acceptable living arrangements.