Key dates for current students

Most online graduate courses are taught across four terms per year, rather than two semesters. Make sure you are familiar with the key dates.

Term Pre-teaching period Deadline to self enrol Teaching period Fee due date Census date Last date to withdraw without fail Assessment period
2018
Term 1 29 Jan – 4 Feb 30 Jan 5 Feb – 1 Apr 16 Feb 23 Feb 16 Mar 2 – 8 Apr
Term 2 23 – 29 Apr 24 Apr 30 Apr – 24 Jun 11 May 18 May 8 Jun 25 Jun – 1 Jul
Term 3 16 – 22 Jul 17 Jul 23 Jul – 16 Sep 3 Aug 10 Aug 31 Aug 17 – 23 Sep
Term 4 8 – 14 Oct 9 Oct 15 Oct – 9 Dec 26 Oct 2 Nov 23 Nov 10 – 16 Dec
2019
Term 128 Jan – 3 Feb29 Jan4 Feb – 31 Mar15 Feb22 Feb15 Mar1 – 7 Apr
Term 222 – 28 Apr23 Apr29 Apr – 23 Jun10 May17 May7 Jun24 – 30 Jun
Term 315 –21 Jul16 Jul22­ Jul – 15 Sep2 Aug9 Aug30 Aug16 – 22 Sep
Term 47 – 13 Oct8 Oct14 Oct – 8 Dec25 Oct1 Nov22 Nov9 – 15 Dec

For Master of Psychiatry dates please see the University Handbook.

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Definitions

  • Pre-teaching period: The week before the teaching period. It is recommended that you spend this time familiarising yourself with your subject/s in the LMS and complete readings as required.
  • Last date to self enrol: The last date you can enrol in subjects for a specific study period.
  • Teaching period: The period in which weekly content is delivered in the LMS.
  • Fee due date: The date course fees must be received by the University. If you are paying by bank transfer, please note funds must be cleared by the fee due date which can take up to 7 days. Non-payment or late payment may result in your access to your subject/s in the LMS being revoked.
  • Census date: The last day to withdraw from a subject, or apply for a leave of absence or course withdrawal, without financial liability. Census dates may be different for each subject. You can review census dates by checking the subject entry in the University Handbook.
  • Last date to withdraw without fail: The last day to withdraw from a subject without incurring a fail grade.
  • Assessment period: Final assessment/s should be completed during or before this period.

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