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.

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

17 Sep
Trimester 3 - Census date
20 Sep
Semester 2 - Recess
05 Oct
Semester 2 - Resumes
29 Oct
Semester 2 - Concludes
01 Nov
Semester 2 - Examinations
12 Nov
Trimester 3 - Concludes
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15 Nov
Trimester 3 - Examinations
26 Nov
Semester 2 - Results released
01 Dec
Trimester 3 - 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.