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:
Semester 1 - 6 February 2022*
Note different deadline for the Graduate Diploma in Psychological Science
|Semester 2 - 3 July 2022|
Trimester 1 - 16 January 2022**
Note different deadline for the Master of Teaching (Primary), Master of Teaching (Secondary), and Master of Nurse Practitioner
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 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.
- 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.
**Applications for the Master of Nurse Practitioner has a strict Trimester 1 2022 application closing date of Sunday 5 December 2021. No late applications will be accepted. Offers for this program will be released from 17 December 2021 onwards. Please refer to How do I apply for the Master of Nurse Practitioner? for further information.
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.