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Standard study periods

Standard study periods 2021

Study period Last date to enrol Earliest commencing date Usual commencing date Latest commencing date Latest finishing date Census date Code
Semester one 14 Mar 2021 08 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 22 Mar 2021 27 Jun 2021 31 Mar 2021 202130
Semester two 15 Aug 2021 12 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 23 Aug 2021 28 Nov 2021 31 Aug 2021 202160

Standard study periods 2020

 
Study period Last date to enrol Earliest commencing date Usual commencing date Latest commencing date Latest finishing date Census date Code
Semester one 8 March 2020 3 February 2020 24 February 2020 16 March 2020 21 June 2020 31 March 2020 202030
Semester two 9 August 2020 6 July 2020 27 July 2020 17 August 2020 22 November 2020 31 August 2020 202060

Standard study periods 2019

 
Study period Last date to enrol Earliest commencing date Usual commencing date Latest commencing date Latest finishing date Census date Code
Semester one 10 March 2019 4 February 2019 25 February 2019 18 March 2019 23 June 2019 31 March 2019 201930
Semester two 11 August 2019 8 July 2019 29 July 2019 19 August 2019 24 November 2019 31 August 2019 201960

Non-standard study periods

Summer and winter terms 2021

Study period Last date to enrol Earliest commencing date Latest commencing date Latest finishing date Census date Code
Summer term 29 Nov 2020 23 Nov 2020 21 Dec 2020 31 Jan 2021 04 Jan 2021 202105
Winter term 30 May 2021 24 May 2021 21 Jun 2021 01 Aug 2021 28 Jun 2021 202145

Summer and winter terms 2020

 
Study period Last date to enrol Earliest commencing date Latest commencing date Latest finishing date Census date Code
Summer term 1 December 2019 25 November 2019 23 December 2019 2 February 2020 6 January 2020 202005
Winter term 24 May 2020 18 May 2020 15 June 2020 26 July 2020 22 June 2020 202045

Summer and winter terms 2019

 
Study period Last date to enrol Earliest commencing date Latest commencing date Latest finishing date Census date Code
Summer term 2 December 2018 26 November 2018 24 December 2018 3 February 2019 1 January 2019 201905
Winter term 26 May 2019 20 May 2019 17 June 2019 28 July 2019 24 June 2019 201945

Summer and winter terms 2018

 
Study period Last date to enrol Earliest commencing date Latest commencing date Latest finishing date Census date Code
Summer term 3 December 2017 27 November 2017 27 December 2017 4 February 2018 1 January 2018 201805
Winter term 27 May 2018 21 May 2018 18 June 2018 29 July 2018 25 June 2018 201845

Professional terms 2021

Study period Last date to enrol Earliest commencing date Latest commencing date Latest finishing date Census date Code
Term 1 10 Jan 2021 04 Jan 2021 25 Jan 2021 14 Feb 2021 01 Feb 2021 202107
Term 2 07 Feb 2021 01 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 11 Apr 2021 08 Mar 2021 202112
Term 3 14 Mar 2021 08 Mar 2021 05 Apr 2021 16 May 2021 12 Apr 2021 202115
Term 4 18 Apr 2021 12 Apr 2021 10 May 2021 20 Jun 2021 17 May 2021 202147
Term 5 20 Jun 2021 14 Jun 2021 12 Jul 2021 22 Aug 2021 19 Jul 2021 202155
Term 6 25 Jul 2021 19 Jul 2021 16 Aug 2021 26 Sep 2021 23 Aug 2021 202165
Term 7 29 Aug 2021 23 Aug 2021 20 Sept 2021 31 Oct 2021 27 Sept 2021 202170
Term 8 03 Oct 2021 27 Sept 2021 25 Oct 2021 05 Dec 2021 01 Nov 2021 202197

Professional terms 2020

Study period Last date to enrol Earliest commencing date Latest commencing date Latest finishing date Census date Code
Term 1 5 January 2020 30 December 2019 20 January 2020 9 February 2020 27 January 2020 202007
Term 2 2 February 2020 27 January 2020 24 February 2020 5 April 2020 2 March 2020 202012
Term 3 8 March 2020 2 March 2020 30 March 2020 10 May 2020 6 April 2020 202015
Term 4 12 April 2020 6 April 2020 4 May 2020 14 June 2020 11 May 2020 202047
Term 5 21 June 2020 15 June 2020 13 July 2020 23 August 2020 20 July 2020 202055
Term 6 26 July 2020 20 July 2020 17 August 2020 27 September 2020 24 August 2020 202065
Term 7 30 August 2020 24 August 2020 21 September 2020 1 November 2020 28 September 2020 202070
Term 8 4 October 2020 28 September 2020 26 October 2020 6 December 2020 2 November 2020 202097

Professional terms 2019

Study period Last date to enrol Earliest commencing date Latest commencing date Latest finishing date Census date Code
Term 1 6 January 2019 31 December 2018 21 January 2019 10 February 2019 28 January 2019 201907
Term 2 3 February 2019 28 January 2019 25 February 2019 7 April 2019 4 March 2019 201912
Term 3 10 March 2019 4 March 2019 1 April 2019 12 May 2019 8 April 2019 201915
Term 4 14 April 2019 8 April 2019 6 May 2019 16 June 2019 13 May 2019 201947
Term 5 23 June 2019 17 June 2019 15 July 2019 25 August 2019 22 July 2019 201955
Term 6 28 July 2019 22 July 2019 19 August 2019 29 September 2019 26 August 2019 201965
Term 7 1 September 2019 26 August 2019 23 September 2019 3 November 2019 30 September 2019 201970
Term 8 6 October 2019 30 September 2019 28 October 2019 8 December 2019 4 November 2019 201997

Professional terms 2018

Study period Last date to enrol Earliest commencing date Latest commencing date Latest finishing date Census date Code
Term 1 7 January 2018 2 January 2018 22 January 2018 11 February 2018 29 January 2018 201807
Term 2 4 February 2018 29 January 2018 26 February 2018 8 April 2018 5 March 2018 201812
Term 3 11 March 2018 5 March 2018 3 April 2018 13 May 2018 9 April 2018 201815
Term 4 15 April 2018 9 April 2018 7 May 2018 17 June 2018 14 May 2018 201847
Term 5 24 June 2018 18 June 2018 16 July 2018 26 August 2018 23 July 2018 201855
Term 6 29 July 2018 23 July 2018 20 August 2018 30 September 2018 27 August 2018 201865
Term 7 2 September 2018 27 August 2018 24 September 2018 4 November 2018 1 October 2018 201870
Term 8 7 October 2018 1 October 2018 29 October 2018 9 December 2018 5 November 2018 201897

Research higher degree terms 2021

Study period Commencing and finishing dates Census date Code
Research A term 04 Jan 2021 – 04 Apr 2021 08 Mar 2021 202117
Research B term 05 Apr 2021 – 04 Jul 2021 07 Jun 2021 202137
Research C term 05 Jul 2021 – 03 Oct 2021 06 Sept 2021 202157
Research D term 04 Oct 2021 – 02 Jan 2022 06 Dec 2021 202177

Research higher degree terms 2020

 
Study Period Code Commencing – Finishing Dates Census Date
Research A Term 202017 Monday 30 Dec 2019 to Sun 5 April 2020 Mon 2 Mar 2020
Research B Term 202037 Monday 6 April 2020 to Sun 28 Jun 2020 Mon 1 Jun 2020
Research C Term 202057 Mon 29 Jun 2020 to Sun 27 Sep 2020 Mon 31 Aug 2020
Research D Term 202077 Monday 28 Sept 2020 to Sun 27 Dec 2020 Mon 30 November 2020

Research higher degree terms 2019

Study period Commencing and finishing dates Census date Code
Research A term 31 December 2018 – 31 Mar 2019 4 March 2019 201917
Research B term 1 April 2019 – 30 June 2019 3 June 2019 201937
Research C term 1 July 2019 – 29 September 2019 2 September 2019 201957
Research D term 30 September 2019 – 29 December 2019 2 December 2019 201977

Research higher degree terms 2018

Study period Commencing and finishing dates Census date Code
Research A term 2 January 2018 – 1 April 2018 5 March 2018 201817
Research B term 3 April 2018 – 1 July 2018 4 June 2018 201837
Research C term 2 July 2018 – 30 September 2018 3 September 2018 201857
Research D term 2 October 2018 – 23 December 2018 3 December 2018 201877

International (offshore) trimesters 2021

Study period Commencing and finishing dates Census date Code
Trimester 1 04 Jan 2021 – 2 May 2021 29 Mar 2021 202132
Trimester 2 3 May 2021 – 29 Aug 2021 26 Jul 2021 202152
Trimester 3 30 Aug 2021 – 26 Dec 2021 22 Nov 2021 202172

International (offshore) trimesters 2020

Study period Commencing and finishing dates Census date Code
Trimester 1 30 December 2019 – 26 April 2020 23 March 2020 202032
Trimester 2 27 April 2020 – 23 August 2020 20 July 2020 202052
Trimester 3 24 August 2020 – 20 December 2020 16 November 2020 202072

International (offshore) trimesters 2019

Study period Commencing and finishing dates Census date Code
Trimester 1 31 December 2018 – 28 April 2019 25 March 2019 201932
Trimester 2 29 April 2019 – 25 August 2019 22 July 2019 201952
Trimester 3 26 August 2019 – 22 December 2019 18 November 2019 201972

International (offshore) trimesters 2018

Study period Commencing and finishing dates Census date Code
Trimester 1 2 January 2018 – 29 April 2018 26 March 2018 201832
Trimester 2 30 April 2018 – 26 August 2018 23 July 2018 201852
Trimester 3 27 August 2018 – 23 December 2018 26 November 2018 201872

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