Additional Points for PhD and Masters by Research Students

5 additional points for completion of a PhD or Masters by Research in Australia will be available from 10 September.
Item 6D7A1 provides an extra 5 points for applicant’s who have met the requirement of a specialist educational award.

  • The following fields of education qualifications are proposed to be accepted under this new measure and are defined by the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS):
    • Biological Sciences
    • Chemical Sciences
    • Earth Sciences
    • Mathematical Sciences
    • Natural and Physical Sciences
    • Other Natural and Physical Sciences
    • Physics and Astronomy
    • Computer Science
    • Information Systems
    • Information Technology
    • Other Information Technology
    • Aerospace Engineering and Technology
    • Civil Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology

    This Instrument commences on 10 September 2016.