Important dates

Important dates

NB Applications for higher degree research (HDR) candidature are accepted throughout the year. Please refer to the Scholarships section for scholarship application deadlines.

OHDRTP IMPORTANT DATES CALENDAR 2019

First half of the year

31 January Closing date for China Scholarship Council Applications
February Offers made for China Scholarship Council
07 February Session 1 Census date for candidates enrolled in Research Units
21 February International HDR Candidate Orientation
25 February The start of the default Macquarie University study semester 1;
BPhil/MRes Central Commencement Program
08 March Last day to enrol Session 1 for BPhil/MRes Yr 1
19 March MRes Info Session
20 MarchExternal closing date for CSC applications
21 March Census date - session 1;
Last day to withdraw from units without academic or financial penalty
31 March Closing date for international MRes applications for S2 2019 (FSE, FMHS, FoHS)
10 AprilMRes Webinar for Domestic S2 2019 and International S1 2020
18 April International HDR Candidate Orientation
28 April Last day to withdraw without academic penalty (financial penalty applies) for Session 1
30 April Closing date for domestic MRes applications (with/without scholarship) for S2 2019 (FSE, FMHS, FoHS)
01 May International HDR Main Scholarship Round for 2020 commencement opens (PhD, MRes Y2 with scholarship)
May Offers made for MRes admission for session 2 2019
20 June International HDR Candidate Orientation
11 June Exams Start – Session 1 (applies to BPhil/MRes Yr1)
28 June Exams End – Session 1 (applies to BPhil/MRes Yr1)
June Expected external opening date for Endeavour applications for 2020 commencement

Second half of the year

01 JulyMRes Y2 direct entry enrolments commence for mid-year commencement
29 July Commencement of session 2
31 July International HDR Main Scholarship Round for 2020 closes    
01 August Domestic Scholarship round for 2020 opens (PhD, MRes Y2);
Domestic applications for MRes, BPhil for S1 2020 open        
07 August Session 2 Census date for candidates enrolled in Research Units
08 August International HDR Candidate Orientation
09 August Last date to enrol in units for Session 2
17 AugustOpen Day
22 August Census date - session 2;
Last day to withdraw from units without academic or financial penalty
31 August International MRes applications (no scholarship) for S1 2020 commencement close
August Offers made for Endeavour Scholarship for 2020
6 September MRes Info Session
28 September Last day to withdraw without academic penalty for Session 2
15 October International HDR Candidate Orientation
Mid October International Scholarship round outcomes issued
31 October Domestic Scholarship round for 2020 closes;
Domestic applications for MRes/BPhil for S1 2020 commencement close
November International MRes Y1 outcomes all issued for S1 2020 commencement
Mid December Domestic Scholarship round outcomes issued
12 December International HDR Candidate Orientation
Mid-December Outcomes of progressing BPhil – MRes Y2 scholarships released
December Domestic MRes and BPhil outcomes issued
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