The following tables outline the 2012 requirements to study MSLE courses at the following levels:
- Honours Programs
- Graduate Coursework
- Graduate Research
- Single Subject Study, Professional & Short Courses
|UG Degree||2012 Min ATAR Score||Clearly in ENTER (2012)||Subject Requirements|
|Bachelor of Agriculture||70.00||71.65||All courses require a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or of at least 25 in any other English||A study score of at least 30 in Further Maths
A study score of at least 25 in Math Methods
|Associate Degree in Environmental Horticulture||54.00||57.50||None||None|
|Bachelor of Arts||85.00||90.90||None||None|
|Bachelor of Environments||85.00||86.80||Maths Methods recommended but not required||None|
|Bachelor of Science||85.00||90.15||A study score of at least 25 in Math Methods||A study score of at least 25 in Biology or Chemistry or Physics|
If you qualify for Access Melbourne, you may be offered a place with an ENTER below the minimum requirements. More information is available at Access Melbourne.
The University has set in place a guaranteed entry policy for high-achieving school leavers considering progressing to a graduate professional entry degree. MSLE requires students to complete their bachelor degree with a weighted average of 70% to qualify for guaranteed entry into our professional masters degrees (excludes the Master of Environment, Master of Agribusiness, and Master of Wine Technology & Viticulture). More information is available at Future Students.
Entry requirements for Honours vary by course and are detailed in the Handbook
a recognised Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline
a weighted average of 70% or greater in second and third year subjects in the major
be a final year bachelor student progressing to achieving both these requirements in the coming semester.
In addition to your formal application (links above) please submit an accompanying Honours Project Proposal to the MSLE Student Centre, located on the ground floor of Building 142, Parkville Campus.
We offer Certificates, Diplomas and Masters by coursework that will help you establish or develop your professional skills and knowledge. If you have any questions about your qualifications and whether they meet the entry requirements for the course you are interested in, contact the MSLE Student Centre.
- An honours degree
- OR a bachelor degree (usually in a relevant discipline) with a weighted average of 65% or above
- OR a graduate/postgraduate diploma (usually in a relevant discipline)
You can find more information on each course page.
- Master of Agricultural Science
- Master of Animal Science
- Master of Food Science
- Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
- Master of Urban Horticulture
You may also be interested in the following Master degrees affiliated with MSLE:
MSLE also offers two professional entry courses that have additional selection criteria.
Degrees with Professional Entry Requirements
|Coursework Degree||UG Degree Requirements||Professional Requirements||Alternate Entry Requirements|
|Graduate Certificate in Agribusiness||An undergraduate tertiary qualification||At least 2 years documented, relevant professional or management experience||OR Documented, demonstrated understanding of complex systems in business, and at least five years documented, relevant professional or management experience|
|Master of Agribusiness||A Bachelor degree with a weighted average of 65% or above||At least two years of full time documented, relevant professional or management experience||OR Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Agribusiness at H3 level (65% or above)|
|Graduate Certificate in Wine Technology & Viticulture||An Advanced Diploma, undergraduate degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline||3 years full time, documented, relevant work experience||
OR a Diploma or equivalent qualification in an appropriate discipline and 4.5 years, full time, documented, relevant work experience
OR 6 years full time, documented, relevant work experience, including at least 3 years in a supervisory role
|Graduate Diploma in Wine Technology & Viticulture||An undergraduate tertiary qualification||At least 1 year full time, documented, relevant work experience||OR Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Wine Technology and Viticulture|
Graduate Access Melbourne
Alternate entry criteria may apply if you have had personal circumstances that have had a sustained adverse effect on your undergraduate academic achievement or if you are a member of a specified group known to be under-represented in higher education.
You may also be eligible for bursaries. For more information see Graduate Access Melbourne.
If you have completed an Honours degree, or prior relevant graduate coursework such as a Graduate Certificate or Diploma, you may be eligible to progress more quickly through your Masters degree by being awarded credit for prior study.
Applications for advanced standing/credit will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. The University of Melbourne Advanced Standing Policy defines the guidelines for the application, assessment and awarding of Advanced standing/Credit for prior learning.
Applications can be made as soon as you have received a course place offer by completing the following form and returning it to the MSLE Student Centre:
For more information contact the MSLE Student Centre.
Master of Philosophy (MPhil) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
The minimum entry requirement for the MPhil and PhD is an Australian four-year honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant discipline with a minimum overall average grade equivalent to an H2A (75%) grade achieved at the University of Melbourne.
Applicants who do not have a four-year honours degree must demonstrate they have conducted a research project equivalent to 25% of a year’s full-time study at fourth-year, or masters level.
Applicants must also demonstrate the relevance of their research experience to their proposed topic of research.
For full details on MPhil entry requirements and regulations, visit the Melbourne School of Graduate Research MPhil Handbook.
For full details on PhD entry requirements and regulations, visit the Melbourne School of Graduate Research PhD Handbook.
Single Subject Study, Professional & Short courses
You can study individual MSLE subjects, even if you don’t have the formal qualifications to enter our courses. However, some subjects require you to have a suitable academic background before you can enrol, such as the completion of specific subject prerequisites. Refer to the University Handbook for entry requirements for your subject of interest.
Entry requirements for the Bushfire Management courses are detailed on the Bushfire website. Entry requirements to our other professional and short courses are managed through the University’s Melbourne Custom Consulting Program. Information is available on the MCCP website.