Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements - UMELBP Prep + UMELBP

Refer to the information below relating to your faculty's entry requirements. The UMELBP is not available to Research students.

Applicants to undergraduate programs with the following English language results may be eligible for the pathway options:

CourseDirect EntryIELTS (Academic)TOEFL iBTRPTE-Academic 

UMELBP Prep
(10 weeks)

               N/A5.5 (no band less than 5.0)46 + writing 14; speaking 14; reading 4; listening 542 with no communicative skill below 36

UMELBP
(10 weeks)

Successful completion of UMELBP Prep6.0 (no band less than 5.5)60 + writing 18; speaking 16; reading 8; listening 750 with no communicative skill below 42

Exclusions

Applicants seeking entry to the following undergraduate programs are not eligible for the UMELBP and/or the UMELBP Prep:

  • Bachelor of Oral Health (not eligible for the UMELBP Prep or the UMELBP).
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine (not eligible for the UMELBP Prep but eligible for UMELBP).
    Please note: The Bachelor of Biomedicine has a limited number of places available for international student enrolments each year. If the program becomes full while you are studying the UMELBP, you will receive an alternate offer for the Bachelor of Science.

Applicants for the Melbourne School of Design with the following English language results may be eligible for the pathway options:

CourseDirect EntryIELTS (Academic)TOEFL iBTRPTE-Academic 

UMELBP Prep
(10 weeks)

              N/A5.5 (no band less than 5.0)46 + writing 14; speaking 14; reading 4; listening 542 with no communicative skill below 36

UMELBP
(10 weeks)

Successful completion of UMELBP Prep6.0 (no band less than 5.5)60 + writing 18; speaking 16; reading 8; listening 750 with no communicative skill below 42

Exclusions

Research students are not eligible for the UMELBP. 

Applicants to the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences with the following English language results may be eligible for the pathway options: 

Master of International Journalism

CourseIELTS (Academic)TOEFL iBTRPTE-Academic 

UMELBP
(10 weeks)

6.0 (writing 6.0, no other band less than 5.5)60 + writing 21; speaking 16; reading 8; listening 750, written communication skill 50 and no other communicative skill below 42

All other programs

CourseDirect EntryIELTS (Academic)TOEFL iBTRPTE-Academic 

UMELBP Prep
(10 weeks)

              N/A5.5 (no band less than 5.0)46 + writing 14; speaking 14; reading 4; listening 542 with no communicative skill below 36

UMELBP
(10 weeks)

Successful completion of UMELBP Prep6.0 (no band less than 5.5)60 + writing 18; speaking 16; reading 8; listening 750 with no communicative skill below 42

Exclusions

Applicants seeking entry to the following graduate coursework programs are not eligible for the UMELBP:

  • Master of Journalism
  • Master of Publishing and Communications
  • Master of Creative Writing, Editing and Publishing
  • Master of Global Media Communication
  • Graduate Diploma of Publishing and Communications (Advanced)
  • Graduate Certificate of Publishing and Communications (Advanced)
  • Graduate Diploma of Journalism (Advanced)
  • Graduate Certificate of Journalism (Advanced)

Research students are not eligible for the UMELBP. 

Applicants to the Melbourne Business School who meet the following English language entry requirements and who have met all other academic requirements for entry to their chosen program (including GMAT where applicable) may be eligible for the pathway options.
 

Master of Management; Master of Management (Human Resources); Master of Management (Marketing); Master of Management (Accounting); Master of Management (Finance); Master of Management (Accounting and Finance)

Master of International Business; Master of Digital Marketing

CourseIELTS AcademicTOEFL iBTPTE-Academic
UMELBP
(10 weeks)
6.5 (with no band less than 6.0)To be confirmed
To be confirmed

All other coursework programs

CourseDirect EntryIELTS (Academic)TOEFL iBTRPTE-Academic 

UMELBP Prep
(10 weeks)

N/A5.5 (no band less than 5.0)46 + writing 14; speaking 14; reading 4; listening 542 with no communicative skill below 36

UMELBP
(10 weeks)

Successful completion of UMELBP Prep6.0 (no band less than 5.5)60 + writing 18; speaking 16; reading 8; listening 750 with no communicative skill below 42

Exclusions

Graduate Certificate in Business (online)
Master of Business Administration suite
Master of Business Analytics
Master of Entrepreneurship / Master of Entrepreneurship (Enhanced) / Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship
Master of Finance / Master of Finance (Enhanced)
Master of Supply Chain Management (online)

Research students are not eligible for UMELBP.
Students applying for the Master of Marketing, Master of Business Analytics of the MBA suite are not eligible for UMELBP.

Applicants to the Faculty of Education who meet the following English language entry requirements may be eligible for the UMELBP.

Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary), Master of Teaching (Primary), Master of Teaching (Secondary)

CourseIELTS (Academic)    TOEFL iBTRPTE-Academic 
UMELBP
(10 weeks)
7.0 (writing 6.5, reading 6.5, speaking 7.5, listening 7.5) 

94 + writing 24, speaking 24, reading 19, listening 27

65+

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Master of Teaching (Early Childhood), Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Teaching, Master of Educational Psychology

CourseIELTS (Academic)TOEFL iBTRPTE-Academic 
UMELBP
(10 weeks)
6.5 (no band less than 6.5)79 + writing 24 and no band less than 2058, no communicative skill below 58 

All other programs

CourseIELTS (Academic)TOEFL iBTRPTE-Academic 
UMELBP
(10 weeks)
6.5 (writing 6.5 and no band less than 5.5)79 + writing 24, speaking 16, reading 8, listening 758, written communicative skill of 58 and no other communicative skill below 42

Exclusions

Research students are not eligible for UMELBP.

Qualified postgraduate and undergraduate applicants to the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology with the following English language results may be eligible for the pathway options:

CourseDirect EntryIELTS (Academic)TOEFL iBTRPTE-Academic 

UMELBP Prep
(10 weeks)

             N/A5.5 (no band less than 5.0)46 + writing 14; speaking 14; reading 4; listening 542 with no communicative skill below 36

UMELBP
(10 weeks)

Successful completion of UMELBP Prep6.0 (no band less than 5.5)60 + writing 18; speaking 16; reading 8; listening 750 with no communicative skill below 42

Exclusions

Research students are not eligible for UMELBP.

Applicants to the Melbourne Law School are not eligible for UMELBP. 

You may still be eligible to package your visa with an English program. Click here for details.

For information on meeting the English requirements for the Melbourne Law School, please refer to the University of Melbourne English language requirements website.

Applicants to the Melbourne School of Government with the following English language results may be eligible for the pathway options:

CourseDirect EntryIELTS (Academic)TOEFL iBTRPTE-Academic 

UMELBP Prep
(10 weeks)

            N/A5.5 (no band less than 5.0)46 + writing 14; speaking 14; reading 4; listening 542 with no communicative skill below 36

UMELBP
(10 weeks)

Successful completion of UMELBP Prep6.0 (no band less than 5.5)60 + writing 18; speaking 16; reading 8; listening 7

50 with no communicative skill below 42

Exclusions

Research students are not eligible for the UMELBP. 

Applicants to the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences applying to the listed courses (within the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health) with the following English results may be eligible for the UMELBP.

CourseDirect EntryIELTS (Academic)TOEFL iBTRPTE-Academic 

UMELBP Prep
(10 weeks)

N/A5.5 (no band less than 5.0)46 + writing 14; speaking 14; reading 4; listening 542 with no communicative skill below 36

UMELBP
(10 weeks)

Successful completion of UMELBP Prep6.0 (no band less than 5.5)60 + writing 18; speaking 16; reading 8; listening 750 with no communicative skill below 42

Note:

  • Only courses specified above are eligible for UMELBP
  • Research students are not eligible for UMELBP

The Faculty of Science offers the UMELBP as an option for undergraduate or postgraduate students who meet the following English language entry requirements.

CourseDirect EntryIELTS (Academic)TOEFL iBTRPTE-Academic 

UMELBP Prep
(10 weeks)

                 N/A5.5 (no band less than 5.0)46 + writing 14; speaking 14; reading 4; listening 542 with no communicative skill below 36

UMELBP
(10 weeks)

Successful completion of UMELBP Prep6.0 (no band less than 5.5)60 + writing 18; speaking 16; reading 8; listening 750 with no communicative skill below 42

Exclusions

Research students are not eligible for UMELBP.

The Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences offers the UMELBP as an option for undergraduate or postgraduate students, who meet the following English language entry requirements.

CourseDirect EntryIELTS (Academic)TOEFL iBTRPTE-Academic 

UMELBP Prep
(10 weeks)

            N/A5.5 (no band less than 5.0)46 + writing 14; speaking 14; reading 4; listening 542 with no communicative skill below 36

UMELBP
(10 weeks)

Successful completion of UMELBP Prep6.0 (no band less than 5.5)60 + writing 18; speaking 16; reading 8; listening 7

50 with no communicative skill below 42

Exclusions

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students are not eligible for UMELBP.
Research students are not eligible for UMELBP.

The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music offers the UMELBP as an option for undergraduate or postgraduate students who meet the following English language entry requirements.

CourseDirect EntryIELTS (Academic)TOEFL iBTRPTE-Academic 

UMELBP Prep
(10 weeks)

           N/A5.5 (no band less than 5.0)46 + writing 14; speaking 14; reading 4; listening 542 with no communicative skill below 36

UMELBP
(10 weeks)

Successful completion of UMELBP Prep6.0 (no band less than 5.5)60 + writing 18; speaking 16; reading 8; listening 750 with no communicative skill below 42

Exclusions

Research students are not eligible for UMELBP.