The University of Newcastle, Australia

Study a postgraduate degree

Whether you want to develop specialist knowledge to advance your career or are looking for a career change all together, our postgraduate degrees offer you the flexibility to shape your studies around work and life. Now’s the time to maximise your potential. Make 2020 your year.

90+ Postgraduate degree programs available
Flexible Shape your studies around your lifestyle
95%+ ? Postgraduate employment rate
Industry leaders Learn from experts in the field

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Why study a postgraduate degree at the University of Newcastle?

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From balancing work and study to the benefits of
online learning, find out how some of our postgraduate students made study work for them.

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Advance your career

Looking for a way to stand out in a competitive job market? Postgraduate study helps you to keep on top of emerging trends and develop specialised skills to advance your career. And with a 95%+ postgraduate employment rate¹ – above the national average – our graduates are in demand.

¹ Overall Employment - postgraduate coursework Graduate Destination Survey 2018, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2018

Take a new direction

With 90+ postgraduate degree programs to choose from, it might be time to take the leap, change things up and pursue your passion. Learn from global leaders and take advantage of our strong connections to industry.

If not now, when?

Flexible study options

With face-to-face, online and mixed-mode delivery available, our flexible postgrad programs can be studied anytime, anywhere. They also provide you the option to translate your real-world experience into course credit.

Earn more

Postgraduates earn more. In 2018, the median salary for an undergraduate bachelor degree holder was $61K, compared to $83.3k for postgraduate coursework graduates². If you study with us, the future could be brighter still. Our postgraduates earn a median salary of $90k – well above national average.

² 2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey

Connect with industry

We’re the No. 1 University in Australia for Innovation Connections for 'industry collaboration'³. Take advantage of our industry partnerships and graduate with valuable professional connections.

³ League table 2017 Innovation Connections program, AusIndustry.

Expand your global network

When you graduate, you’ll join our 143,000+ strong global alumni community spanning 134 countries. With networking events, meet-ups and mentoring opportunities, you can connect the dots and grow a global career.

Apply now

For those seeking to expand their career options – and follow a path with the potential to make a global impact – the University of Newcastle offers over 450 courses and 90 Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Masters degree programs.

Maximise your potential - apply online today

Upcoming dates

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  • 12 Apr Singapore Trimester 1 - Last day of teaching
  • 13 Apr Easter Monday
  • 13 Apr Semester 1 - Recess
  • 13 Apr Singapore Trimester 1 - Examinations
  • 17 Apr Trimester 1 - Concludes
  • 23 Apr Singapore Trimester 1 - Concludes
  • 25 Apr ANZAC Day Public Holiday
  • 26 Apr Trimester 2 - Postgraduate Direct Application Closing Dates
  • 27 Apr Trimester 1 – Formal Examinations (onshore students)
  • 04 May Singapore Trimester 2 - Commences
  • 04 May Semester 1 - Resumes
  • 07 May Singapore Trimester 1 - Results released
  • 08 May Trimester 1 - Results released
  • 11 May Trimester 2 - Commences
  • 11 May Singapore Trimester 1 - Rescheduled examinations
  • 11 May Trimester 1 – Rescheduled Formal Exam Period (onshore students)
  • 15 May Singapore Trimester 2 - End of late enrolment period
  • 22 May Trimester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
  • 29 May Singapore Trimester 2 - Census date
  • 05 Jun Trimester 2 - Census date
  • 07 Jun Winter Term - Postgraduate applications close
  • 08 Jun Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
  • 12 Jun Semester 1 - Concludes
  • 15 Jun Singapore Trimester 2 - Mid term break
  • 15 Jun Winter Term - Commences
  • 26 Jun Winter Term - Census date
  • 03 Jul Semester 1 - Results released
  • 05 Jul Semester 2 - Postgraduate applications close
  • 06 Jul Semester 1 – Formal Examinations (Note: no exams will be held on campus)
  • 10 Jul Winter Term - Concludes
  • 13 Jul Winter Term - Examinations
  • 17 Jul Winter Term - Results released
  • 20 Jul Singapore Semester 2 - Commences
  • 20 Jul Semester 2 - Commences
  • 31 Jul Semester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
  • 31 Jul Trimester 2 - Concludes
  • 03 Aug Trimester 2 - Examinations
  • 09 Aug Trimester 3 - Postgraduate Direct Application Closing Dates
  • 09 Aug Singapore Trimester 2 - Last day of teaching
  • 14 Aug Semester 2 - Census date
  • 21 Aug Trimester 2 - Results released
  • 21 Aug Singapore Trimester 2 - Concludes
  • 24 Aug Trimester 3 - Commences
  • 31 Aug Singapore Trimester 3 - Commences
  • 03 Sep Singapore Trimester 2 - Results released (Fully Graded Date)
  • 04 Sep Trimester 3 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
  • 07 Sep Singapore Trimester 2 - Rescheduled examinations
  • 11 Sep Singapore Trimester 3 - End of late enrolment period
  • 18 Sep Trimester 3 - Census date
  • 25 Sep Singapore Trimester 3 - Census date
  • 28 Sep Semester 2 - Recess
  • 05 Oct Labour Day Public Holiday
  • 12 Oct Singapore Trimester 3 - Mid term break
  • 12 Oct Semester 2 - Resumes
  • 30 Oct Semester 2 - Concludes
  • 02 Nov Semester 2 - Examinations
  • 13 Nov Trimester 3 - Concludes
  • 16 Nov Trimester 3 - Examinations
  • 27 Nov Semester 2 - Results released
  • 02 Dec Trimester 3 - Results released
  • 06 Dec Singapore Trimester 3 - Last day of teaching
  • 07 Dec Singapore Trimester 3 - Examinations
  • 17 Dec Singapore Trimester 3 - Concludes

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