Current Students

Completing your course

Further information

To graduate and receive your award certificate, you are required to complete all the course requirements by the relevant date.

These dates are listed on the Conferment dates web page.

Undergraduate and postgraduate courses

In order for you to qualify for the award of a degree, diploma or certificate offered by the University you must complete all the course requirements for completion of a degree, diploma or certificate, in accordance with Student Rules, Policies and Procedures.

All results must be ratified by a Board of Examiners meeting before completion of a degree, diploma or certificate is official. If you have any doubts, check with your Course Advising Office that everything is in order for completion of your award.

Master by research and PhD courses

You must complete all the course requirements of your degree in accordance with the Student Rules, Policies and Procedures, including the satisfactory completion of any corrections to your thesis. You must have submitted your thesis to the Graduate Research and Scholarships Office for permanent binding by the date set out on our Conferment dates web page.

Combined and Concurrent courses

If you are enrolled in a combined course you are only permitted to graduate after completion of both degrees.

You must complete all the course requirements for both courses before you will be permitted to graduate from either course.

Continuing into an honours year

If you are enrolling in honours next year, you can apply to graduate and attend a ceremony for your pass degree when you complete it. When you complete your honours degree you can apply again to attend another ceremony.

Dates you need to have your course completed by

Refer to the Conferment dates web page for relevant details.

Students sitting deferred or supplementary examinations

If you are sitting a deferred or supplementary examination/assessment for your Semester 1 unit/s to complete your course, you will not be able to graduate in July/August. If you wish to attend a graduation ceremony, you’ll be able to do so in the following round of ceremonies.

If you are sitting a deferred or supplementary examination/assessment for your Semester 2 unit/s to complete your course, you will not be able to graduate in March. If you wish to attend a graduation ceremony, you’ll be able to do so in the July/August ceremonies this year.