To enrol in a Summer or Winter Term units select the Summer or Winter teaching period when you are choosing units. A teaching period is a period of time a unit is taught for. Semesters and terms are examples of teaching periods.

How many units can you study?

Because class contact hours for Summer or Winter Term units are intensive, you're only allowed to study up to two units in a Summer or Winter Term.

Most units are delivered on-campus, with a few select units available online. Learn more about studying online units at Swinburne.

Are you an undergraduate student?

If you’re an undergraduate student and want to enrol in Summer or Winter Term units, take a look at our available units for undergraduate students.

Are you a postgraduate student?

If you’re a postgraduate student and want to enrol in Summer or Winter Term units, take a look at our available units for postgraduate students.

Key Summer and Winter Term dates

Summer and Winter Term enrolment dates: 

  • All teaching periods for 2020 (including Summer Term and Winter Term): Tuesday 22 October 2019

  • Enrolments for Summer and Winter Terms close by the first day of teaching for term-length units

Summer and Winter Term examination dates: 

  • Summer Term 2020 exam period: Thursday 20 February to Friday 21 February 2020

  • Winter Term 2020 exam period: Thursday 30 July to Friday 31 July 2020

Learn more about our exam timetable and key exam dates.

Are you an international student?

As of January 1 2018, you can only complete a maximum of one-third of your course online. If you exceed this limit, we will remove you from any online units until you meet this requirement.

Remember, you must always maintain a full-time study load across the year and in each compulsory study period for a course, you must be studying at least one unit that is not by distance or online learning.