Start dates and intakes

2018 intakes

Higher Education

IntakeStartEndLast date to apply*
Summer Intake2 January 201811 February 2018
January (NICA)29 January 20187 December 2018
HE Block 1 Intake5 February 201818 March 2018
Semester 126 February 201827 May 201821 February 2018
HE Block 4 Intake28 May 20188 July 2018
Winter Intake18 June 201829 July 2018
Semester 230 July 201828 October 201825 July 2018
Term 4 Intake17 September 201828 October 2018
HE Block 8 Intake29 October 20189 December 2018

Multi Modal

IntakeStartLast date to apply*
Term 129 January 201824 January 2018
Term 22 April 201828 March 2018
Term 32 July 201827 June 2018
Term 41 October 201826 September 2018

UniLink diplomas and Foundation Year

IntakeStartEnd
February19 February 20181 June 2018
June18 June 201821 September 2018
October8 October 201825 January 2019

2017 intakes

Higher Education

IntakeStartEndLast date to apply*
Summer Term3 January 201712 February 201728 December 2016
Semester 127 February 201728 May 201722 February 2017
Winter Term19 June 201730 July 201714 June 2017
Semester 231 July 201729 October 201726 July 2017
Term 4 (postgraduate)18 September 201729 October 201713 September 2017
January (NICA)30 January 20178 December 201725 January 2017

Vocational Education

IntakeStartEndLast date to apply*
February30 January 201726 February 201725 January 2017
March27 February 20172 April 201722 February 2017
July3 July 201730 July 201728 June 2017
August31 July 20173 September 201726 July 2017

Swinburne Online Higher Education

IntakeStartEnd
Teaching Period 113 March 201711 June 2017
Teaching Period 210 July 20178 October 2017
Teaching Period 36 November 201711 February 2018

Swinburne Online TAFE

IntakeStartNotes
Swinburne Online TAFE 2017Intakes begin every fortnight

Open Universities Australia
Hawthorn – Online

IntakeStartEnd
Study Period 127 February 201728 May 2017
Study Period 229 May 201727 August 2017
Study Period 328 August 201726 November 2017
Study Period 427 November 201725 February 2018

English language courses

IntakeStartEnd
January3 January 20173 February 2017
February13 February 201717 March 2017
March20 March 201721 April 2017
April24 April 201726 May 2017
June5 June 20177 July 2017
July17 July 201718 August 2017
August21 August 201722 September 2017
September2 October 20173 November 2017
November13 November 201715 December 2017

UniLink diplomas and Foundation Year

IntakeStartEndLast date to apply*
February20 February 20172 June 201715 February 2017
June19 June 201722 September 201714 June 2017
October9 October 201726 January 20184 October 2017

2016 intakes

Higher Education

IntakeStartEnd
Summer Term4 January 201614 February 2016
Semester 129 February 201629 May 2016
Winter Term20 June 201631 July 2016
Semester 21 August 201630 October 2016
Term 4 (postgraduate)19 September 201630 October 2016

UniLink diplomas
Foundation Year
Bachelor of Business Administration (first year only)

IntakeStartEnd
February22 February 20163 June 2016
June20 June 201623 September 2016
October10 October 201627 January 2017

Vocational Education

IntakeStartEndNotes
February1 February 201628 February 2016
March29 February 20163 April 2016
April4 April 20161 May 2016Online and apprenticeship students only
May2 May 201629 May 2016Online and apprenticeship students only
June30 May 20163 July 2016Online and apprenticeship students only
July4 July 201631 July 2016
August1 August 20164 September 2016
September5 September 20162 October 2016Online and apprenticeship students only
October3 October 201630 October 2016Online and apprenticeship students only

Swinburne Online Higher Education

IntakeStartEnd
Teaching Period 114 March 201612 June 2016
Teaching Period 211 July 20169 October 2016
Teaching Period 37 November 201612 February 2017

Swinburne Online TAFE

IntakeStartNotes
Swinburne Online TAFE 2016Intakes begin every fortnight

Open Universities Australia
Hawthorn – Online

IntakeStartEnd
Study Period 129 February 201629 May 2016
Study Period 230 May 201628 August 2016
Study Period 329 August 201627 November 2016
Study Period 428 November 201626 February 2017

English language courses

IntakeStartEnd
January4 January 20165 February 2016
February15 February 201618 March 2016
March21 March 201622 April 2016
April26 April 201627 May 2016
June6 June 20168 July 2016
July18 July 201619 August 2016
August22 August 201623 September 2016
October3 October 20164 November 2016
November14 November 201616 December 2016

2015 intakes

Higher Education

IntakeStartEnd
Summer Term5 January 201515 February 2015
Semester 12 March 201531 May 2015
Winter Term22 June 20152 August 2015
Semester 23 August 20151 November 2015
Term 4 (postgraduate)21 September 20151 November 2015

Vocational Education

IntakeStartEndNotes
February2 February 20151 March 2015
March2 March 20155 April 2015
April6 April 20153 May 2015Online and apprenticeship students only
May4 May 201531 May 2015Online and apprenticeship students only
June1 June 20155 July 2015Online and apprenticeship students only
July6 July 20152 August 2015
August3 August 20156 September 2015
September7 September 20154 October 2015Online and apprenticeship students only
October5 October 20151 November 2015Online and apprenticeship students only

Open Universities Australia

IntakeStartEnd
Study Period 12 March 201531 May 2015
Study Period 21 June 201530 August 2015
Study Period 331 August 201529 November 2015
Study Period 430 November 201528 February 2016

Swinburne Online Higher Education

IntakeStartEnd
Teaching Period 19 March 20157 June 2015
Teaching Period 26 July 20154 October 2015
Teaching Period 32 November 201514 February 2016

English language courses

IntakeStartEnd
January5 January 20156 February 2015
February16 February 201520 March 2015
March23 March 20151 May 2015
May4 May 20155 June 2015
June15 June 201517 July 2015
July27 July 201528 August 2015
August31 August 20152 October 2015
October12 October 201513 November 2015
November16 November 201518 December 2015

UniLink diplomas and Foundation Year

IntakeStart
February23 February 2015
June22 June 2015
October12 October 2015

*Note: Offshore international students should take into account visa processing times before applying for their preferred intake. It is strongly advised that they consider applying at least three months in advance of their intake’s start date. Applicable course intake dates for offshore international students are Semester 1 and Semester 2.

Please refer to the academic calendar for more information.