1. Check your eligibility

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. You can also read more information about types of concurrent diplomas, or book an appointment at Stop 1.

  • Eligibility table
    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.

  • Language Placement Tests

    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:

    European languages

    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Spanish
    • Russian

    Take the Language Placement Test

    Other languages

    The Asia Institute runs the mandatory Language Placement Test for the languages below:

    • Arabic
    • Chinese
    • Indonesian
    • Japanese

    Take the Language Placement Test

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

  • Practical Music audition

    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 Faculty of Fine Arts and Music website.

    Detailed information concerning auditions and ensemble placements can be found at Diploma of Music page.

Step 2: Create your course map