Application and selection procedures for postgraduate courses in 2018

Select from the options below to clarify application procedures for postgraduate courses. Find out about key dates, how to apply, what happens after you aply, selection rules, fees and more.

Applications for courses starting in 2018 open on Monday 7 August.

Key dates

Important dates for postgraduate admissions.

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How to apply

All applications for postgraduate courses offered through SATAC are made online.

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After you apply

What happens after you have submitted your SATAC application?

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Postgraduate selection

How do the institutions select applicants for their courses?

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SATAC fees

Fees apply to many SATAC processes.

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Applications for courses starting in 2019 open Monday 6 August

This includes semester 1, semester 2, summer semester and other teaching periods.

Important dates for postgraduate admissions are course-specific. From Monday 6 August, you can use course search in Explore to check individual course entries for information on important dates. Course entries will provide information on commencement date options, relevant closing date(s) for applications, and the timing of offers.

Timing of offers

Weekly offer rounds begin on Wednesday 22 August 2018 and continue most Wednesdays throughout 2018 and 2019. 

A full list of offer round dates will be published in the coming weeks.

Commencement date options

Most postgraduate courses have more than one commencement date option (e.g. semester 1 or semester 2). You may list one or more commencement date options for the same course in your preferences if you wish, however not all options will be open for application at all times. The course entry will provide information on the commencement date options for that course.