Commencement dates

Applicants are required to enrol by the preferred commencement date/s set by the faculty.

Faculty/Institute

Program

R2/2017

R3/2017 and R4/2017R1/2018 and R2/2018

Art, Design and Architecture

All students

Monday, 24 July 2017

Wednesday, 21 February 2018Monday 23 July 2018

Arts

Philosophy

Monday, 4 September 2017

Friday, 30 March 2018Friday, 28 September 2018

Literary & Cultural Studies (including Creative Writing & Translation)

Monday, 4 September 2017

Friday, 30 March 2018Friday, 28 September 2018

Film, Media & Communications (including Journalism)

Monday, 24 July 2017

Monday, 19 February 2018Monday, 6 August 2018

Historical Studies

Monday, 4 September 2017

Friday, 30 March 2018Friday, 28 September 2018

Linguistics and Applied Linguistics

Monday, 4 September 2017

Friday, 30 March 2018Friday, 28 September 2018

Social and Political Sciences

Monday, 4 September 2017

Friday, 30 March 2018Friday, 28 September 2018

Theatre Performance and Music

Monday, 4 September 2017

Friday, 30 March 2018Friday, 28 September 2018

Business and Economics

Compulsory commencement date
(due to Semester 1 coursework requirements)

Awardees must commence
within the dates stipulated.
Please consult with the relevant
PhD Program Director to
determine an alternate
commencement date if required.

Banking and Finance

n/a

Monday, 19 February 2018

n/a

Econometrics and Business Statistics

n/a

Monday, 19 February 2018

n/a

Economics

n/a

Monday, 19 February 2018

n/a

Accounting

1 - 11 August 2017

19 February - 2 March 20181 - 14 August 2018

Business Law and Taxation

1 - 31 August 2017

19 February - 2 March 20181 - 14 August 2018

Centre for Health Economics

1 - 11 August 2017

19 February - 2 March 20181 - 14 August 2018

Management

1 - 11 August 2017

19 February - 2 March 20181 - 14 August 2018

Marketing

1 - 11 August 2017

19 February - 2 March 20181 - 14 August 2018

Education

All students

3 July - 3 November 2017

26 February - 29 June 20182 July - 2 November 2018

Engineering

All students

Friday, 29 September 2017

Monday, 26 February 2018Friday, 28 September 2018

Information Technology

All students

Friday, 29 September 2017

Monday, 26 February 2018Friday, 28 September 2018

Law

All students

Friday, 29 September 2017

Friday, 30 March 2018Friday, 28 September 2018

Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

DPsych

n/a

Monday, 29 January 2018

n/a

Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Friday, 29 September 2017

Monday, 26 February 2018Monday, 23 July 2018

Translational Research

Friday, 29 September 2017

Monday, 26 February 2018Monday, 23 July 2018

All other programs

Friday, 29 September 2017

Friday, 30 March 2018Friday, 31 August 2018

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

All students

Friday, 29 September 2017

Friday, 30 March 2018Friday, 28 September 2018

Science

All students

Friday, 29 September 2017

January - June 2018July - December 2018

Monash University Accident Research Centre

All students

Monday, 5 September 2017

Friday, 30 March 2018Friday, 28 September 2018

Monash Sustainability Development Institute

All students

Friday, 29 September 2017

Friday, 30 March 2018Friday, 28 September 2018