Research degree key dates 2016/17

This calendar provides higher degree by research students with key dates for candidature applications, scholarships, deadlines, holidays and census dates by quarter.

When can applications be made?

Applications for candidature without scholarship may be made at any time. Applications for candidature with scholarships must be made by the applicable deadlines. Commencement of candidature isn't confined to Deakin's trimesters.

Please note that the Doctor of Psychology (clinical or health streams) has only one yearly intake.

Further details about applying for research degrees

2016 key dates

Event DATE
University opens for 2016 Monday 4 January
Scholarship applications open – international students
Monday 1 February
2016 Quarter 1 census date for international candidates Thursday 31 March
Scholarship applications open – Australian citizens,
Australian permanent residents and New Zealand citizens
Sunday 1 May
2016 Quarter 2 census date for international candidates Thursday 30 June
Scholarship applications close – international students
Sunday 31 July
2016 Quarter 3 census date for international candidates
Friday 30 September
Scholarship applications close – Australian citizens,
Australian permanent residents and New Zealand citizens
Monday 31 October
2016 Quarter 4 census date for international candidates Saturday 31 December

2017 key dates

Event DATE
University opens for 2017 Wednesday 4 January
Scholarship applications open – international students
Wednesday 1 February
2017 Quarter 1 census date for international candidates Friday 31 March
Scholarship applications open – Australian citizens,
Australian permanent residents and New Zealand citizens
Monday 1 May
2017 Quarter 2 census date for international candidates Friday 30 June
Scholarship applications close – international students
Monday 31 July
2017 Quarter 3 census date for international candidates
Friday 29 September
Scholarship applications close – Australian citizens,
Australian permanent residents and New Zealand citizens
Tuesday 31 October
2017 Quarter 4 census date for international candidates Sunday 31 December