Course type
Area of interest

Masters by Coursework

Enrolling in a Masters degree (2 years full time) is the major next step in your academic career after completing an undergraduate degree.


A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD or Doctorate) involves writing a thesis of 80,000 words. It is the most advanced level of study offered by the University of Melbourne.

Masters by Research

A research degree lets you carry out independent research on an area of study that you're passionate about. It requires you to write a thesis that makes an original contribution to your field, demonstrating your expertise.

Graduate certificates and diplomas

A Graduate Certificate or Diploma can be studied in a field unrelated to your undergraduate degree, broadening your knowledge and expertise.

Specialist and Professional certificates