Applications for all postgraduate programs by coursework need to be submitted online.
- If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident then you are a domestic applicant
- If you not are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident then you are an international applicant
A slightly different process applies for applications for postgraduate programs by research.
Please visit the Brain and Mind Sciences course page and select the program you are interested in to find detailed information about application, admission and enrolment procedures.
Closing dates: Domestic applications
- 30 November 2012* for Semester 1 (commencement in March 2013).
* Please note that application closing dates for some scholarships may vary and therefore students should refer to http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/future-students/scholarships for specific application closing dates.
The University’s International Office processes all international student applications.
The International Office is an important resource for international students; providing assistance with application and enrolment procedures, and advice on admission requirements.
For detailed information about application, admission and enrolment procedures for international students, please visit the Sydney Medical School's future international students page.
Closing dates: International applications
- 31 October 2012 for Semester 1 (commencement in March 2013).
English language requirements
If English is not your first language, you must demonstrate English language proficiency by one of the following means before admission can be confirmed.
- Provide evidence of satisfactory achievement in tertiary studies in which the exclusive language of the institution and the exclusive language of instruction, examination and assessment was English. These studies must have been undertaken no more than five years before you submit your application.
- Achieve the required grades in “English for Academic Purposes” at the University’s Centre for English Teaching. The course must have been completed no more than two years before you submit your application.
- Achieve the required grades on an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test. For more information on these tests, please visit the IELTS website (www.ielts.org) or the TOEFL website (www.ets.org/toefl). Please refer to http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/future-students/postgraduate/apply-enrol/international.php for full details.
In postgraduate programs by research, students undertake a supervised research project leading to the production of a thesis.
For more information about the application process, as well as fees and scholarships, please visit the research degrees page.