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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.

Semester-based study

Applications for Semester 1, 2018

Semester commencement date: 26 February 2018

Program On-time due date for applications Application status
Study Overseas * 11 August 2017 Applications now closed
Headstart * 31 October 2017 Applications still open
Integrated Learning Pathways (ILP) 10 November 2017  
Tertiary Preparation Pathway Refer to QTAC website  
TPP to Undergraduate applicants * - (excluding Bachelor of Midwifery) 30 November 2017  
Undergraduate students Refer to QTAC website  
Undergraduate students - direct * - (excluding Bachelor of Midwifery) 31 October 2017 Applications still open for most programs
TAFE Articulation students * 31 October 2017 Applications still open for most programs
Deferred applicants * - (excluding Bachelor of Midwifery) 31 October 2017 Applications still open for most programs
Bachelor of Midwifery (including deferred applications) 31 October 2017 Applications now closed
Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) (Honours)  29 September 2017 Applications now closed
Honours students * 14 December 2017  
Graduate Diploma in Psychology  29 September 2017 Applications now closed
Master of Psychology (Clinical) 20 October 2017 Applications now closed
Master of Professional Psychology 20 October 2017 Applications now closed
Master of Teaching (Secondary) - QTAC applicants only Refer to QTAC website  
Master of Teaching (Secondary) * - Direct entry only 30 January 2018  
Master of Teaching (Primary) - QTAC applicants only Refer to QTAC website  
Master of Teaching (Primary) * - Direct entry only 30 January 2018  
Master of Counselling * 30 November 2017  
Master of Social Work (Qualifying) *  30 November 2017  
Postgraduate students * (all other programs not listed above)  30 November 2017  
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research  
Cross-institutional students * 30 November 2017  
Visiting students * 30 November 2017  
International students * Contact USC International  
Applications for Semester 2, 2018

Semester commencement date: 23 July 2018

Program On-time due date for applications Application status
Study Overseas TBA  
Headstart * 11 April 2018  
Integrated Learning Pathways (ILP) 12 June 2018  
Tertiary Preparation Pathway Refer to QTAC website  
TPP to Undergraduate applicants * 18 May 2018  
Undergraduate students Refer to QTAC website  
Undergraduate students - direct * 18 May 2018  
TAFE Articulation students * 19 May 2018  
Deferred applicants * 19 May 2018  
Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) (Honours)  27 April 2018  
Graduate Diploma in Psychology  27 April 2018  
Honours students * (excluding Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) (Honours) applicants) 31 May 2018  
Master of Social Work (Qualifying) * 31 May 2018  
Master of Nursing (Clinical Leadership) 31 May 2018  
Master of Midwifery 31 May 2018  
Master of Teaching (Secondary) - QTAC applicants only Refer to QTAC website  
Master of Teaching (Secondary)* - Direct entry only 31 May 2018  
Master of Teaching (Primary) - QTAC applicants only Refer to QTAC website  
Master of Teaching (Primary) * - Direct entry only 31 May 2018  
Postgraduate students * 31 May 2018  
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research  
Cross-institutional students * 31 May 2018  
Visiting students * 31 May 2018  
International students * Contact USC International  

Session-based study


Applications for Session 6, 2017

Session commencement date: 21 August 2017

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 21 July 2017
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 21 July 2017
Visiting students * 21 July 2017
International students * Contact USC International
Applications for Session 7, 2017

Session commencement date: 16 October 2017

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 15 September 2017
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 15 September 2017
Visiting students * 15 September 2017
International students * Contact USC International
Applications for Session 8, 2017

Session commencement date: 20 November 2017

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 20 October 2017
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 20 October 2017
Visiting students * 20 October 2017
International students * Contact USC International
Tertiary Preparation Pathway Refer to QTAC website
Deferred Tertiary Preparation Pathway applicants * 20 October 2017
Applications for Session 1, 2018

Session commencement date: 8 January 2018

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 8 December 2017
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 8 December 2017
Visiting students * 8 December 2017
International students * Contact USC International
Applications for Session 2, 2018

Session commencement date: 5 March 2018

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 7 February 2018
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 7 February 2018
Visiting students * 7 February 2018
International students* Contact USC International
Applications for Session 3, 2018

Session commencement date: 30 April 2018

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 30 March 2018
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 30 March 2018
Visiting students * 30 March 2018
International students * Contact USC International
Applications for Session 4, 2018

Session commencement date: 28 May 2018

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 27 April 2018
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 27 April 2018
Visiting students * 78 April 2018
International students * Contact USC International
Applications for Session 5, 2018

Session commencement date: 25 June 2018

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 25 May 2018
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 25 May 2018
Visiting students * 25 May 2018
International students * Contact USC International


Trimester-based study

Applications for Trimester 3, 2017

Trimester commencement date: 9 November 2017

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 6 October 2017
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 6 October 2017
Visiting students * 6 October 2017
International students * Contact USC International
Applications for Trimester 1, 2018

Trimester commencement date: 26 February 2018

Program On-time due date for applications
Postgraduate students * 26 January 2018
Master of Professional Practice (Performing Arts) * 12 January 2018
Higher Degree by Research Contact Office of Research
Cross-institutional students * 26 January 2018
Visiting students * 26 January 2018
International students * Contact USC International
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

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

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