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Important dates

This page has the important dates you should know about - like when your application is due and when orientation and semesters start.

We recommend you apply as soon as you can. It's best to receive an offer as early as possible so you can prepare for orientation and semester start.

NoteWe update this page from time to time, so it's a good idea to come back to it.

Undergraduate

Study in Summer School 2022

Note Commence study November 2021.
All Prospective Students
Experience Based Entry
Recommended day to submit your documents by
15 Nov 21
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents)
17 Nov 21
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm)
19 Nov 21


Study in Semester 1 2022

Students with an ATAR
Experience Based Entry - Main round
Recommended day to submit your documents for guaranteed consideration
02 Dec 21
Experience Based Entry - Second round
Recommended day to submit your documents for guaranteed consideration
30 Dec 21
TISC applications - Main round
TISC offers available online and ECU emails offers to you
23 Dec 21
TISC applications - Second round
TISC offers available online and ECU emails offers to you
20 Jan 22
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm)
04 Mar 22
All Prospective Students
Experience Based Entry
Recommended day to submit your documents by
14 Feb 22
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents)
02 Mar 22
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm)
04 Mar 22
Final date to apply for Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (CRPL)
(where you are currently enrolled in a unit for which credit is being sought)
06 Mar 22

Postgraduate

Study in Summer School 2022

NoteCommence study November 2021.
Postgraduate by coursework
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
17 Nov 21
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm).
19 Nov 21

Study in Semester 1 2022

Postgraduate by coursework
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
02 Mar 22
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm).
04 Mar 22
Final date to apply for Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (CRPL)
(where you are currently enrolled in a unit for which credit is being sought)
06 Mar 22
Postgraduate by research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)Applications can be submitted all year round
Integrated PhD
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents)
11 Feb 22
Masters by Research
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents)
11 Feb 22
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm) - excludes PhD applicants
04 Mar 22
Final date to apply for Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (CRPL)
(where you are currently enrolled in a unit for which credit is being sought)
06 Mar 22

International

Study in Semester 1 2022

Prospective students living in Australia or commencing study online Recommended dates
Non-student Visa holders Submit a completed application. 02 Mar 22
Accept your offer 04 Mar 22
Student Visa holders Submit a completed application. 04 Feb 22
Accept your offer, provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment 11 Feb 22
All Prospective StudentsFinal date to apply for Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (CRPL)
(where you are currently enrolled in a unit for which credit is being sought)
06 Mar 22


Note Before visa lodgement, please use the document checklist tool on the Department of Home Affairs website to check if you’re required to provide evidence of English and financial capacity, based on your country of passport and education provider.

Scholarship applications

To apply for a scholarship before you apply for a course, check your eligibility on our scholarships page at least one week beforehand.

University dates

Semester 2 2021
Orientation begins 19 Jul 21
Lectures commence 26 Jul 21
Mid-semester break 27 Sep 21
Exam period begins 08 Nov 21
Semester ends 19 Nov 21
Semester 1 2022
Orientation begins 14 Feb 22
Lectures commence 21 Feb 22
Mid-semester break 11 Apr 22
Exam period begins 06 Jun 22
Semester ends 17 Jun 22

Early application submissions

The following courses require you to submit an application earlier than other courses. We often choose to stop accepting applications for these courses by the date shown, so don't miss out.

The Important Things

Things you should know about if you're thinking about studying here.

Course Entry

There's more than one admission pathway into an ECU course. It depends on what you've studied already, or your work or life experience.

Fees & Scholarships

Course tuition fees can change, but we can give you an estimate of your costs. If you’re eligible, a scholarship or student loan can help too.

Applying

Applying for a course is a fairly simple process, especially if you have scanned copies of qualifications, your resume or other paperwork, ready to upload.

ECU Experience

Starting a course is an exciting and sometimes daunting time, so we make a massive effort to ensure you get all the support you need to have a positive experience.