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Important dates

This page has the important dates you should know about - like when your application is due and when orientation and semesters start.

We recommend you apply as soon as you can. It's best to receive an offer as early as possible so you can prepare for orientation and semester start.

NoteWe update this page from time to time, so it's a good idea to come back to it.

Undergraduate

Study in Summer School 2021

NoteCommence study November 2020.
All prospective students
Experience-based entry applications
Recommended day to submit your documents by.
16 Nov 20
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
18 Nov 20
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm)
20 Nov 20

Study in Semester 1 2021

Students with an ATAR
Experience Based Entry - Main round
Recommended day to submit your documents for guaranteed consideration.
26 Nov 20
Experience Based Entry - Second round
Recommended day to submit your documents for guaranteed consideration.
24 Jan 21
TISC applications - Main round
TISC website publishes results and ECU emails offers to you.
15 Jan 21
TISC applications - Second round
TISC website publishes results and ECU emails offers to you.
28 Jan 21
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm)
05 Mar 21

All prospective students
Experience-based entry applications
Recommended day to submit your documents by.
15 Feb 21
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
03 Mar 21
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm)
05 Mar 21

Study in Semester 2 2021

All prospective students
Experience-based entry applications
Recommended day to submit your documents by.
19 Jul 21
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
04 Aug 21
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm)
06 Aug 21

Postgraduate

Study in Summer School 2021

NoteCommence study November 2020.
Postgraduate by coursework
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
18 Nov 20
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm).
20 Nov 20

Study in Semester 1 2021

Postgraduate by coursework
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
03 Mar 21
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm).
05 Mar 21
Postgraduate by research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applications can be submitted all year round.
Integrated PhD
Recommended day to submit a completed application by.
12 Feb 21
Masters by Research
Recommended day to submit a completed application by.
12 Feb 21
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm) - excludes PhD applicants.
05 Mar 21

Study in Semester 2 2021

Postgraduate by coursework
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
04 Aug 21
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm).
06 Aug 21
Postgraduate by research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applications can be submitted all year round.
Integrated PhD
Recommended day to submit a completed application by.
12 Jul 21
Masters by Research
Recommended day to submit a completed application by.
04 Aug 21
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm) - excludes PhD applicants.
06 Aug 21

International

Study in Summer School 2021

NoteNovember 2020 online commencement.
Prospective students living in Australia Recommended dates
Non-student Visa holders Submit a completed application. 11 Nov 20
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 13 Nov 20
Student Visa holders Submit a completed application. 06 Nov 20
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 13 Nov 20

Prospective students living overseas Recommended dates
Supporting evidence required* Submit a completed application. 09 Oct 20
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 16 Oct 20
No supporting evidence required Submit a completed application. 23 Oct 20
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 30 Oct 20

Study in Semester 1 2021

Prospective students living in Australia Recommended dates
Non-student Visa holders Submit a completed application. 03 Mar 21
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 05 Mar 21
Student Visa holders Submit a completed application. 05 Feb 21
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 12 Feb 21

Prospective students living overseas Recommended dates
Supporting evidence required* Submit a completed application. 08 Jan 21
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 15 Jan 21
No supporting evidence required Submit a completed application. 22 Jan 21
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 29 Jan 21

Study in Semester 2 2021

Prospective students living in Australia Recommended dates
Non-student Visa holders Submit a completed application. 04 Aug 21
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 06 Aug 21
Student Visa holders Submit a completed application. 09 Jul 21
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 16 Jul 21

Prospective students living overseas Recommended dates
Supporting evidence required* Submit a completed application. 11 Jun 21
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 18 Jun 21
No supporting evidence required Submit a completed application. 25 Jun 21
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 02 Jul 21

Note Before visa lodgement, please use the document checklist tool on the Department of Home Affairs website to check if you’re required to provide evidence of English and financial capacity, based on your country of passport and education provider.

Scholarship applications

To apply for a scholarship before you apply for a course, check your eligibility on our scholarships page at least one week beforehand.

University dates

Summer School 2021
Orientation week begins 16 Nov 20
Lectures commence 23 Nov 20
Mid-semester break 21 Dec 20
Exam period begins Course dependant
Semester ends Course dependant, latest 28 Feb 21

NoteCommence study November 2020.
Semester 1 2021
Orientation week begins 08 Feb 21
Lectures commence 22 Feb 21
Mid-semester break 05 Apr 21
Exam period begins 07 Jun 21
Semester ends 21 Jun 21

Early application submissions

The following courses require you to submit an application earlier than other courses. We often choose to stop accepting applications for these courses by the date shown, so don’t miss out.

Find out more about Course Entry.

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