Key Dates

Application deadlines

Below are the key dates for applying for admission to a research degree and research scholarships at UNSW. For full information on application steps please visit: How to Apply and Enrol for a Research Degree.

Scholarship applications will now be held in four Rounds throughout the year, open to both International and Domestic candidates.

Please ensure that within your admission application you select the scholarship Round which aligns with the semester you wish to start your research degree. Please refer as follows.


General semester dates for Admission


Semester 1:
 
Admission application deadline (no scholarship)*: 31 January**
 Acceptance of Admission Offer: 2 weeks after receiving the admission offer, unless waiting for the scholarship outcome
 Enrolment opens: first week of January
 Preferred enrolment date: by the coursework teaching period start date, particularly for candidates who are undertaking coursework components (please    check with your School if you are unsure)
 Enrolment and fee payment deadline: Census date, which is 31 March (or the last weekday prior) 

 

Semester 2:
 
Admission application deadline (no scholarship)*: 30 May**
 Acceptance of Admission Offer: 2 weeks after receiving the admission offer, unless waiting for the scholarship outcome
 Enrolment opens: 1 July (enrolment forms can be completed and submitted prior)
 Preferred enrolment date: by the coursework teaching period start date, particularly for candidates who are undertaking coursework components (please    check with your School if you are unsure)
 Enrolment and fee payment deadline: Census date, which is 31 August (or the last weekday prior) 


Scholarship Dates


Semester 2 2017 China Scholarship Council

Scholarship applications have closed 

Proof of English required - by 8 February 2017, 11:59 AEDT

Scholarship offers are made from - 14 February 2017***

All applicants who apply for the S2,17 CSC Round are also considered for 2017 Round 1 (Please see details below).

 


2017 Round 1

Scholarship applications have closed 

Applicants wishing to start in Semester 2, 2017 should apply for this round.

Scholarship applications close (including submission of documents and meeting the UNSW English Requirements Policy) - 3 February 2017, 11:59pm AEDT. No late applications will be accepted.

Scholarship offers are made from - 12 April 2017*** 

 

2017 Round 2

Applicants currently in Australia wishing to start in Semester 2, 2017 should apply for this round.
Applicants currently outside of Australia wishing to start in Semester 1, 2018 should apply for this round.

Scholarship applications close (including submission of documents and meeting the UNSW English Requirements Policy) - 12 May 2017, 11:59pm AEST. No late applications will be accepted.

Scholarship offers are made from - 6 July 2017*** 

 

2017 Round 3

Applicants wishing to start in Semester 1, 2018 should apply for this round.

Scholarship applications close (including submission of documents and meeting the UNSW English Requirements Policy) - 18 August 2017, 11:59pm AEST (Subject to change). No late applications will be accepted.

Scholarship offers are made from - 20 October 2017*** 

 

2017 Round 4

Applicants currently in Australia wishing to start in Semester 1, 2018 should apply for this round.
Applicants currently outside of Australia wishing to start in Semester 2, 2018 should apply for this round.

Scholarship applications close (including submission of documents and meeting the UNSW English Requirements Policy) - 11 October 2017, 11:59pm AEDT (Subject to change). No late applications will be accepted.

Scholarship offers are made from - 28 November 2017*** 


*Late applications may be accepted for admission only, for all Faculties except for UNSW Art & Design. Please allow enough time for your application to be assessed (around 6-8 weeks), and - for international students - visa processing and travel times.

**UNSW Art & Design applications are required earlier than the above dates. Please check directly with Faculty for the deadline.

***Please note that the scholarship outcomes are progressively released over a number of weeks. Applicants should not contact the GRS for an outcome within the first week of release. GRS will notify ALL applicants - whether successful or unsuccessful.