Medicine Semester dates

2021 Semester Dates

Undergraduate Program – Clayton (M6011)

Year 1 & 2

Standard University Semester dates.

Semester dates summary

Year 3B

Semester 1

Mid-year Break/Winter school
(2 week break/2 week winter school)

Semester 2

SWOT Vac:

1 Feb to 28 May (17 wks)

31 May to 25 June (4 wks)


28 June – 29 October (18 wks)

1 Nov to 5 Nov

Year 4C

Semester 1

Mid-year Break/Winter School
(2 week break/2 week winter school)


Semester 2

SWOT Vac

25 Jan to 28 May (18 wks)

Online orientation session Monday 25th Jan

31 May – 25 June (4 wks)

28 Jun to 22 Oct (17 Wks)

25 Oct – 29 Oct

Year 5D

Semester 1

Mid-year Break/Winter School
(2 week break/2 week winter school)


Semester 2

Back to Base Week

25 Jan to 28 May (18 weeks)

Online orientation session Monday 25th Jan

31 May – 25 June (4wks)

28 Jun to 22 Oct (17 wks)

25 – 29 October

University Examination Period: November 1 - 19

Graduate Program – Gippsland (M6018)

Year A

Semester 1

Mid-semester break

SWOT Vac

Mid-year break

Semester 2

Semester break 1

Semester break 2

SWOT Vac

8 Feb to 28 May

5 Apr to 9 April

31 May to 04 Jun

21 Jun to 02 Jul

05 Jul to 29 Oct

16 Aug to 20 Aug

27 Sept to 1 Oct

1 Nov to 5 Nov


Year B, C & D As per the Undergraduate program - Clayton (M6011)

University Examination Period: November 1 - 19

Australian Holidays
Australia Day Holiday 26 January
Good Friday 2 April
Easter Monday 5 April
Easter Tuesday6 April
Grand Final Day 24 September