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 2020

First half of the year

12 JanuaryClosing Date for Domestic BPhil (MRes Year 1) for 2020 session 1
19 JanuaryLast date to withdraw for session 3 units
25 January Payment due dates for continuing MRes Y2 / PhD candidates
31 January Closing date for China Scholarship Council Applications
February Offers made for China Scholarship Council
FebruaryAustralia Awards Scholarship open
21 February Payment due date for BPhil/Mres Yr 1 students for session 1
07 February Census date - session 1;
for candidates enrolled in PhD and MRes Year 2
24 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
12 March MRes Info Session
31 March Closing date for international MRes applications for S2 2020 (FSE & FMHHS)
AprilAustralia Awards Scholarship close
03 AprilCensus date - session 1;
for candidates enrolled in BPhil and MRes Year 1 (withdraw without financial penalty)
28 April Last day to withdraw without academic penalty (financial penalty applies) for Session 1
30 April Closing date for domestic MRes applications for S2 2020 (FSE & FMHHS) candidature only
6 May International HDR Main Scholarship Round for 2021 commencement opens (PhD, MRes Y2 with scholarship)
May Offers made for MRes admission for session 2 2020
9 June Exams Start – Session 1 (applies to BPhil/MRes Yr1)
26 June Exams End – Session 1 (applies to BPhil/MRes Yr1)

Second half of the year

1 July MRes Y2 direct entry enrolments commence for mid-year commencement
24 JulyPayment due dates for continuing BPhil / MRes Y1 candidates
25 July Payment due dates for continuing MRes Y2 / PhD candidates
26 July Payment due date for BPhil/Mres Yr 1 students
27 July Commencement of session 2 (BPhil and  MRes Y1)
31 July International HDR Main Scholarship Round for 2021 closes    
01 August Domestic Scholarship round for 2021 opens (PhD, MRes Y2);
Domestic applications for MRes, BPhil for S1 2021 open        
07 AugustCensus date - session 2;
for candidates enrolled in PhD and MRes Year 2
09 August Last date to enrol in units for Session 2
20 August Census date - session 2;
for candidates enrolled in BPhil and MRes Year 1 (withdraw without financial penalty)
TBA SeptemberMRes Info Session
15 September International MRes applications (no scholarship) for S1 2021 commencement close
Mid October International Scholarship round outcomes issued
28 September Last day to withdraw without academic penalty for Session 2
31 October Domestic Scholarship round for 2021 closes;
Domestic applications for MRes Y2 for S1 2021 commencement close
November International MRes Y1 outcomes all issued for S1 2021 commencement
Mid December Domestic Scholarship round outcomes issued
Mid-December Outcomes of progressing BPhil – MRes Y2 scholarships released
December Domestic MRes Year 2 outcomes issued

Content owner: HDR Research Training and Partnerships Last updated: 01 May 2020 3:41pm

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