1. Check your eligibility - Section contents

Discover which diploma you are eligible to study concurrently with your main degree, and check the Handbook for specific entry requirements and considerations.

Find your main degree in the table below to check whether you are eligible to apply for one or more of the four available concurrent diplomas.

Students eligible for a Diploma in Languages may still be required to first sit a Language Placement Test.

Students eligible for a Diploma in Music may still be required to first submit an audition, depending on which subjects you are planning to take.

For more information about specific entry and participation requirements, as well as selection committee considerations, visit the concurrent diploma entry in the Handbook.

More information about types of concurrent diplomas


Main degree Diploma in Computing Diploma in Languages Diploma in Mathematical Sciences Diploma in Music
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine
  • Bachelor of Commerce








Bachelor of Design – not majoring in Computing
Bachelor of Design – majoring in Computing
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Science – not majoring in:
  • Computing and Software Systems
  • Data Science
  • Informatics
  • Mathematics and Statistics, or
  • Mathematical Physics
















Bachelor of Science – majoring in Data Science
Bachelor of Science – majoring in:
  • Mathematics and Statistics, or
  • Mathematical Physics








Bachelor of Science – majoring in:
  • Computing and Software Systems, or
  • Informatics








Bachelor of Agriculture
Master by coursework (pending approval from your Course Coordinator)

If you are a Bachelor of Oral Health or Bachelor of Fine Arts student, or you would like to discuss your eligibility further, please submit an enquiry to Stop 1.

If you are applying for a Diploma in Languages and have not undertaken any study in your chosen language at the University of Melbourne, you are required to take a mandatory Language Placement Test for the following languages:

  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Indonesian
  • Japanese

Please note: There is no Language Placement Test for Hebrew, Ancient Greek or Latin.

Take the French, German, Italian, Spanish or Russian Language Placement Test

If you are applying for a Diploma in Music and want to do a Practical Music 1 MUSI10220, a successful audition is required.  For placement into ensemble subjects students are required to meet with respective Head of Area prior to the start of Semester.  Heads of Instrument Areas are listed on the Music faculty website.   Detailed information concerning auditions and ensemble placements can be found at How to apply – Diploma of Music faculty webpage.

Semester 1 2020: You must submit a recorded audition by 31 January 2020 for enrolment before applications close on 21 February 2020

To submit your recorded audition, visit the SlideRoom page.


Step 2: Create your course map