The University has an extensive network of official agents in more than 50 countries to represent ANU across the world. ANU agents can help you with your enquiries and all aspects of your application.
For the purposes of admission and enrolment at ANU, international applicants are those who are not domestic, which includes:
- Citizens of countries other than Australia or New Zealand
- New Zealand permanent residents
- People who do not hold an Australian permanent resident or humanitarian visa
The application process varies, depending on the type of program you want to apply for.
Undergraduate programs are typically the first degree taken at university (includes bachelor degrees, diplomas and associate degree programs). School leavers will need to apply for an undergraduate program.
An honours year allows students to develop in depth knowledge in their area of research. Most disciplines will involve advanced coursework and a significant written component.
» To apply for an honours program, refer to the honours information from the relevant ANU College
Graduate coursework programs are normally undertaken by someone who has completed an undergraduate degree or obtained significant relevant professional experience (includes graduate certificate, graduate diploma, master and Graduate Studies Select programs).
Graduate or Higher Degree Research (HDR)
Graduate research/HDR is a research-focused degree usually undertaken by someone who has completed a previous degree with a significant research component (includes Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and professional doctorates).
Global mobility programs
Inbound exchange students can combine academic study and a wealth of social and cultural opportunities over a period of one to two semesters. The University’s mix of outstanding resources, excellent support services and distinguished academic staff encourages academic success in a city ideally suited for visiting students.