Graduate study for current students - Section contents
As a University of Melbourne undergraduate student, you are part of a curriculum model specifically designed to enable you to pursue a huge range of graduate courses that will increase your employability.
Graduate qualifications are valuable in an increasingly competitive and ever-changing job market.
They provide an important layer of technical and enterprise skills, experiences and distinction to help you set yourself apart from your peers, and prepare you for every possible future.
Benefits of graduate study
By undertaking graduate study at the University of Melbourne, you'll not only gain graduate qualifications from one of the world’s top 50 universities, but will also increase your:
- Employability: Strengthen your position in the job market and maximise your employability.
- Career readiness: For many industries, graduate qualifications are a requirement to enter the profession and advance in the field.
- Expertise: Advance your knowledge and establish yourself as an expert in your area of choice.
- Personal development: Explore your field beyond your degree and expand your professional and personal skills.
"Continuing my studies with a graduate program after my Bachelor of Science has been an enriching experience, helping me move into the professional service industry and giving me some of my happiest memories.”
Master of International Business
There are countless options for you to pursue – from visual arts to journalism, veterinary public health to global wine studies.
Types of graduate study
Graduate study is available in a range of different forms, all of which will increase your skills, knowledge and employability.
Graduate courses often have different teaching patterns and modes to undergraduate courses, with more options to study online, in intensive mode or in block teaching mode. There are also a number of internships and capstone subjects at graduate level which may provide valuable opportunities for you to engage in projects or work-based learning.
The best graduate pathway for you will depend on your undergraduate qualifications, your interests, the type of industry you want to enter, and your preferred length and mode of study.
|Degree type||What it offers to graduates|
|Certificate or Diploma|
|Masters (research) or PhD|
Other types of further study
If you would like to do further study within your current course, an honours program provides a challenging and rewarding year of additional study to your undergraduate degree. You will develop new research skills, improve your analytical and professional skills and enhance your employability. Honours adds considerable value to your résumé as it demonstrates commitment and dedication, as well as achievement of high level of expertise in a particular discipline.
We offer honours programs in a range of disciplines, including: