Research Periods

The academic year for all Higher Degree by Research students comprises four research periods. New students at the Conservatorium normally commence enrolment in research period 2 or 3.

Session Name Start Census Date End
Research Period 1 2 January 31 January 28 February
Research Period 2 1 March 31 March 30 June
Research Period 3 1 July 31 August 30 September
Research Period 4 1 October 31 October 31 December

Enrolment

Semester 1 - units of study Dates
Last day to add a unit Friday 13 March
Last day for withdrawal Tuesday 31 March
Last day to discontinue without failure (DNF) Friday 24 April
Last day to discontinue (Discontinued - Fail) Friday 3 June
Semester 2 - units of study Dates
Last day to add a unit Friday 7 August
Last day for withdrawal Wednesday 31 August
Last day to discontinue without failure (DNF) Friday 11 September
Last day to discontinue (Discontinue - Fail) Friday 30 October
Last day to withdraw from a non-standard unit of study Census date of the unit, which cannot be earlier than 20 percent of the way through the period of time during which the unit is undertaken.