Teaching Periods

UNSW courses are offered in particular Teaching Periods, of varying lengths and usually within the main Terms and 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 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 (2018/2019)

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


Term 1

T1: Mid-February to Mid-May (10 weeks)

T1A: First 5 weeks of T1

T1B: Last 5 weeks of T1


Term 2

T2: June to August (10 weeks)

T2A: First 5 weeks of T2

T2B: Last 5 weeks of T2

T2C: 5 weeks from end of T2B (August/September)


Term 3

T3: Mid-September to Mid-December (10 weeks)

T3A: First 5 weeks of T3

T3B: Last 5 weeks of T3


Summer 2020

U2: December 2019-January 2020 (5 weeks)

A prefixes

PLuS Alliance at Arizona State University

Summer Term

ASA: January to February

ASC: January to May


Term 1

ASB: March to April

 

Term 2

AUA: May to June

AUB: July to August

AUC: May to July

AFA: August to October

 

Term 3

AFB: October to December

AFC: August to December

G Prefixes

UNSW Global Diploma

GC1: September to November

M prefixes

Medicine Undergraduate

Check Academic Calendar for specific dates.


Medicine I, II

M1A: February to April

M1B: April to June

M2A: July to September

M3A: September to November


Medicine III - Coursework

MS1: January to February

M1A: February to May

MT2: May to September

M3A: September to November


Medicine IV - ILP

M1A: February to May

MT2: June to August

M3A: September to November


Medicine V, VI

MS1: January to March

M1A: March to May

M1B: May to June

M2A: July to September

M3A: September to November

EM and MG prefixes

AGSM MBA Programs

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

EM1: January- April

EM2: April- June

EM3: July-September

EM4: September-December

 

MG1: Mid-February-May

MG2: June- August

MG3: September-December

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