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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 Semester 2 2020

All prospective students
Experience-based entry applications
Recommended day to submit your documents by.
20 Jul 20
Recommended day (midnight) to submit documents where special consideration is required. * 22 Jul 20
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
05 Aug 20
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm)
07 Aug 20
Resume a course
Last day to apply to return to a previously studied course (5pm)
22 Jul 20

WAAPA applicants: you may have other important dates if your course requires an interview, folio or audition.

Note* Applicants with a previous ECU course exclusion must apply for admission at least one month before the commencement of the relevant teaching period and 12 months must have elapsed since the date the exclusion took effect.

Postgraduate

Study in Semester 2 2020

Postgraduate by coursework
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
05 Aug 20
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm).
07 Aug 20
Postgraduate by research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applications can be submitted all year round.
Professional Doctorates
Recommended day to submit a completed application by.
13 Jul 20
Integrated PhD
Recommended day to submit a completed application by.
13 Jul 20
Masters by Research
Recommended day to submit a completed application by.
13 Jul 20
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm) - excludes PhD applicants.
07 Aug 20

International

Study in Semester 2 2020

  Prospective students living in Australia Recommended dates
Non-student Visa holders Submit a completed application. 05 Aug 20
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 07 Aug 20
Student Visa holders Submit a completed application. 10 Jul 20
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 17 Jul 20
  Prospective students living overseas Recommended dates
Supporting evidence required* Submit a completed application. 12 Jun 20
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 19 Jun 20
No supporting evidence required** Submit a completed application. 26 Jun 20
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 03 Jul 20

Note* Supporting evidence required for visa lodgement (English and financial capacity), **No supporting evidence required for visa lodgement (English and financial capacity) 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

Semester 2 2020
Orientation week begins 20 Jul 20
Lectures commence 27 Jul 20
Mid-semester break 28 Sep 20
Exam period begins 09 Nov 20
Semester ends 23 Nov 20
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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