Teaching Periods

UNSW courses are offered in particular Teaching Periods, of varying lengths and usually within the main Semesters. See the Academic Calendar for specific dates.

Each Teaching Period has associated payment and census dates, and enrolment and withdrawal deadlines (final add and drop dates).

For a listing of subjects in each teaching period visit the Class Timetable.

Teaching recesses

Teaching Period names

Listed here are Teaching Period names and where they fall in the academic year.

T and U prefixes

Main Kensington/Paddington programs.

Check Academic Calendar for specific dates.

Summer Term

December - January, may begin late November or finish early February

U1: 8 weeks over December and January

U1B: 4 weeks in January

U1C: 6 weeks from mid-December to end January

Semester 1

March - mid-June

T1: March to mid-June (all of Semester 1)

T1A: first half of Semester 1

T1B: second half of Semester 1

Semester 2

T2: late-July to October (all of Semester 2)

T2A: first half of Semester 2

T2B: second half of Semester 2

T2C: mid-September to mid-December

A prefixes

PLuS Alliance at Arizona State University

Summer Term

ASA: Early January to early March

Semester 1

ASB: Mid March to late April

AUA: Mid May to early July

AUB: Late June to mid August

M prefixes

Medicine

Check Academic Calendar for specific dates.

Summer Term

MS1: mid-December to early March

Semester 1

M1A: early March to mid-May

M1B: early May to early July

Semester 2

M2A: mid-July to mid-September

M2B: mid-September to late November

EM and MG prefixes

AGSM MBA Programs

Check the Class Utilisation site for specific dates of course offerings.

Summer Term

EM1: early January to mid-April

MG4: mid-January to early April

MG1: early February to early May

Semester 1

EM2: April to June

MG2: June to August

Semester 2

EM3: July to September

EM4: mid-September to mid-December

MG3: October to November

 

Z prefixes

UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Check Academic Calendar for specific dates.

Semester 1

Z1: March to mid-June

Semester 2

Z2: late July to October