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The tables below list on-time closing dates for applying to study at the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Please refer to program information for the commencement semester / session of individual programs.

Applications for Semester 1, 2019

Semester commencement date: 25 February 2019

Pathway programs
Program On-time due date* Status
Headstart 31 October 2018  
Tertiary Preparation Pathway Refer to QTAC website  

Closed Pathway programs

  • No Pathway programs for Semester 1 have closed yet
Undergraduate programs

Undergraduate programs with fixed closing datesΔ

Program Closing date Status
Bachelor of Medical Science 28 December 2018  

On-time due dates for other Undergraduate programs*

Deferred students 31 October 2018
TPP to Undergraduate applicants 30 November 2018
Undergraduate applicants (QTAC) Refer to QTAC website
Undergraduate applicants (Direct) 31 October 2018

Closed Undergraduate programs

  • No undergraduate programs for Semester 1 have closed yet
Honours programs (end on Honours only)

Honours Programs with fixed closing datesΔ

Program Closing date Status
Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) (Honours) 28 September 2018  

On-time due dates for other Honours (end on) programs*

Program On-time due date Status
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) 14 December 2018  
Bachelor of Business (Honours) 14 December 2018  
Bachelor of Creative Industries (Honours) 14 December 2018  
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) 14 December 2018  
Bachelor of Communication (Honours) 14 December 2018  
Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours) 14 December 2018  
Bachelor of Nursing Science (Honours) 14 December 2018  
Bachelor of Science (Honours) 14 December 2018  
Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) 14 December 2018  

Closed Honours programs

  • No Honours programs for Semester 1 have closed yet
Postgraduate Coursework programs

Postgraduate Coursework programs with fixed closing datesΔ

Program Closing date Status
Graduate Diploma in Psychology 28 September 2018  
Master of Professional Psychology 5 October 2018  
Master of Psychology (Clinical) 5 October 2018  

On-time due dates for other Postgraduate Coursework programs*

Program On-time due date Status
Master of Counselling 30 November 2018  
Master of Midwifery 30 November 2018  
Master of Nursing (Clinical Leadership)  30 November 2018  
Master of Social Work (Qualifying)  30 November 2018   
Master of Teaching (Primary) - QTAC Refer to QTAC website  
Master of Teaching (Primary) - Direct 30 January 2019  
Master of Teaching (Secondary) - QTAC Refer to QTAC website  
Master of Teaching (Secondary) - Direct 30 January 2019  
All other Postgraduate programs 30 November 2018  

Closed Postgraduate Coursework programs

  • No Postgraduate programs for Semester 1 have closed yet
Cross Institutional and Visiting applications

On-time due dates for Cross Institutional and Visiting applications*

Program On-time due date Status
Cross institutional students 30 November 2018  
Visiting students 30 November 2018  
Other applications
Program On-time due date Status
Study Overseas 17 August 2018 Contact Study Overseas for advice
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research  
International Students Contact USC International  

* Late applications may be accepted depending on available places

Δ Late applications will not be accepted

Applications for Semester 2, 2019

Semester commencement date: 22 July 2019

Pathway programs
Program On-time due date* Status
Headstart 30 April 2019  
Tertiary Preparation Pathway Refer to QTAC website  

Closed Pathway programs

  • No pathway programs for Semester 2 have closed yet
Undergraduate programs

On-time due dates for Undergraduate programs*

Deferred students 17 May 2019
TPP to Undergraduate applicants 17 May 2019
Undergraduate applicants (QTAC) Refer to QTAC website
Undergraduate applicants (Direct) 17 May 2019

Closed Undergraduate programs

  • No undergraduate programs for Semester 2 have closed yet
Honours programs (end on Honours only)

Honours Programs with fixed closing datesΔ

Program Closing date Status
Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) (Honours) 26 April 2019  

On-time due dates for other Honours (end on) programs*

Program On-time due date Status
Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours) 31 May 2019  
Bachelor of Nursing Science (Honours) 31 May 2019  
Bachelor of Science (Honours) 31 May 2019  

Closed Honours programs

  • No Honours programs for Semester 2 have closed yet
Postgraduate Coursework programs

Postgraduate Coursework programs with fixed closing datesΔ

Program Closing date Status
Graduate Diploma in Psychology 26 April 2019  

On-time due dates for other Postgraduate Coursework programs*

Program On-time due date Status
Master of Nursing (Clinical Leadership)  31 May 2019  
Master of Social Work (Qualifying)  31 May 2019  
Master of Teaching (Primary) - QTAC Refer to QTAC website  
Master of Teaching (Primary) - Direct 31 May 2019  
Master of Teaching (Secondary) - QTAC Refer to QTAC website  
Master of Teaching (Secondary) - Direct 31 May 2019  
All other Postgraduate programs 31 May 2019  

Closed Postgraduate Coursework programs

  • No postgraduate programs for Semester 2 have closed yet
Cross Institutional and Visiting applications

On-time due dates for Cross Institutional and Visiting applications*

Program On-time due date Status
Cross institutional students 31 May 2019  
Visiting students 31 May 2019  
Other applications
Program On-time due date Status
Study Overseas 15 March 2019  
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research  
International Students Contact USC International  

* Late applications may be accepted depending on available places

Δ Late applications will not be accepted

Session-based study
Applications for Session 6, 2018

Session commencement date: 20 August 2018

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 20 July 2018
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 20 July 2018
Visiting students * 20 July 2018
International students * Contact USC International
Applications for Session 7, 2018

Session commencement date: 15 October 2018

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 14 September 2018
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 14 September 2018
Visiting students * 14 September 2018
International students * Contact USC International
Applications for Session 8, 2018

Session commencement date: 19 November 2018

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 19 October 2018
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 19 October 2018
Visiting students * 19 October 2018
International students * Contact USC International
Tertiary Preparation Pathway Refer to QTAC website
Deferred Tertiary Preparation Pathway applicants * 19 October 2018
Applications for Session 1, 2019

Session commencement date: 7 January 2019

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 7 December 2018
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 7 December 2018
Visiting students * 7 December 2018
International students * Contact USC International
Applications for Session 2, 2019

Session commencement date: 4 March 2019

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 7 February 2019
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 7 February 2019
Visiting students * 7 February 2019
International students* Contact USC International
Applications for Session 3, 2019

Session commencement date: 29 April 2019

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 29 March 2019
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 29 March 2019
Visiting students * 29 March 2019
International students * Contact USC International
Applications for Session 4, 2019

Session commencement date: 27 May 2019

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 26 April 2019
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 26 April 2019
Visiting students * 26 April 2019
International students * Contact USC International
Applications for Session 5, 2019

Session commencement date: 24 June 2019

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 24 May 2019
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 24 May 2019
Visiting students * 24 May 2019
International students * Contact USC International

* Late applications may be considered subject to places still being available in the program.

Trimester-based study
Applications for Trimester 2, 2018

Trimester commencement date: 23 July 2018

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 22 June 2018
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 22 June 2018
Visiting students * 22 June 2018
International students * Contact USC International
Applications for Trimester 3, 2018

Trimester commencement date: 5 November 2018

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 5 October 2018
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 5 October 2018
Visiting students * 5 October 2018
International students * Contact USC International
Applications for Trimester 1, 2019

Trimester commencement date: 25 February 2019

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 25 January 2019
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 25 January 2019
Visiting students * 25 January 2019
International students * Contact USC International

* Late applications may be considered subject to places still being available in the program.

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