Starting out

Starting out

The University of Newcastle offers many pathways and entry options to give you the best chance of getting into uni. Some relate to specific degrees, others include our free enabling pathway programs like Open Foundation and Yapug.

Progress your career

Progress your career

Pursue the career you really want with postgraduate study. If you are making a career change or chasing that next promotion, there is a qualification to suit your needs. With coursework degrees, short courses, and FEE-HELP options available, you can shape study around your lifestyle, making now the perfect time to do what’s important to you.

Discounted short courses

Discounted short courses

The time is now, study in 2021 and you may be eligible to receive discounts of up to 80% on your course fees.

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Deliver world-class research

Deliver world-class research

A research degree provides a unique opportunity to follow a specific interest, in a particular area of research. We have a strong research presence across our disciplines and approximately 180 research degrees to choose from.

Andrew Overdijk - Master of Special and Inclusive Education, Current Student

The structure of the course provided me with the flexibility I needed to fit in working full time.”

Andrew Overdijk - Master of Special and Inclusive Education, Current Student

Key dates

02 Jul
Semester 1 - Results released
19 Jul
Semester 2 - Commences
30 Jul
Trimester 2 - Concludes
02 Aug
Trimester 2 - Examinations
20 Aug
Trimester 2 - Results released
23 Aug
Trimester 3 - Commences
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17 Sep
Trimester 3 - Census date
20 Sep
Semester 2 - Recess
05 Oct
Semester 2 - Resumes
20 Aug
Trimester 2 - Results released

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.