Direct admission applications

If you are applying directly to the University of Newcastle, please adhere to the application closing dates listed below. All required supporting documents must be received by these dates. Applications received after these dates will be considered for the next available intake:

Semesters 2022

Semester 1 - 6 February 2022*

Note different deadline for the Graduate Diploma in Psychological Science

Semester 2 - 3 July 2022
Trimesters 2022
Trimester 1 - 9 January 2022**

Note different deadline for the Master of Teaching (Primary) and Master of Teaching (Secondary)

Trimester 2 - 24 April 2022**

Note different deadline for the Master of Teaching (Primary) and Master of Teaching (Secondary)

Trimester 3 - 7 August 2022
Winter 2022
Winter Term - 29 May 2022

NOTE: Programs are available for admission in either Semesters OR Trimesters. Please review the detailed program information and key dates to see which applies to your program of choice.

*Please note that the Graduate Diploma in Psychological Science has a strict Semester 1 2022 application closing date of Sunday 16 January 2022. No late applications will be accepted. Please refer to How do I apply for Postgraduate Psychology? for further information.

**Applications for the Master of Teaching (Primary) and Master of Teaching (Secondary) will open 3 September 2021 and close at midnight on:

  • 2 January 2022 for Trimester 1 (applicants are encouraged to apply by 5 December 2021 to receive an offer before the end of 2021)
  • 17 April 2022 for Trimester 2.

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