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How to apply

Thinking about your future?

Applications for 2022 are open now. How you apply depends on your personal circumstances and the kind of study you want to undertake.

Admission requirements

To be eligible for entry into one of our degrees, you need to meet certain admission requirements. These depend on what program or degree you want to study and at what level.

If you're a mature-age student, find out about entry requirements and what qualifications can give you a selection rank.

Admission explained

Information to help you understand USC's admission pathways, and how applications for study are assessed.

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Application dates

Key application and closing dates for 2022.

Postgraduate study

Apply for Postgraduate study

If you want to apply for a graduate certificate, graduate diploma or master's program, apply direct to USC.

Applications for most postgraduate programs are online through ApplyUSC. Some postgraduate programs require additional application forms. For more information, visit Postgraduate applications.

Apply for Honours

If you already have a bachelor's degree and want to apply for a one-year Honours program, apply direct to USC.

Apply for a Higher Degree by Research

If you are applying for a master's by research or Doctor of Philosophy, apply direct to USC.

For more information visit Research students.

Already a student?

If you are a current student at USC or another institution, or if you have studied before there are some options for you.

Applying to a degree from TPP

If you're a current or former TPP student, find out how to take the next step.

Applying for credit

You can receive credit for previous study, qualifications and experience – cutting the time and cost of your study.

Applying to change your degree

For students who wish to change their program of study after they have started studying at USC.

Visiting and cross-institutional students

If you're currently enrolled at another university, choose to study courses at USC.

USC's student profile

This data represents the likely peer cohort for students who commenced undergraduate study in Semester 1, 2021