Principal dates for 2020

Please note that Monash University has changed semester one dates due to the novel coronavirus. Please refer to information including changes to semester one dates at https://www.monash.edu/news/novel-corona-virus-fact-sheet#LATER.

PHARMACY PRINCIPAL DATES 2020
Year 1 (DATES CHANGED)  
 Standard University Semester datesDue to the novel coronavirus, semester one dates have changed. Please see the new dates here.
Year 2  
Semester 1 (DATES CHANGED)Standard University Semester dates. Due to the novel coronavirus, semester one dates have changed. Please see the new dates here.
Semester 2Starts 27 July
Mid Semester Break 28 September to 2 October
SWOT VAC26 to 30 October
Exams 2 to 20 November
Hospital StEP23 November to 11 December*
*Each student attends 5 day placement during this period, allocations available on Moodle in Semester 2, assumed finish date is 11 December
Year 3 Graduate Entry Bridging Program  
 Starts8 January
 Finishes21 February
Year 3  
Semester 1 (DATES CHANGED)Standard University Semester dates Due to the novel coronavirus, semester one dates have changed. Please see the new dates here.
 StEP18 to 29 May**
Semester 2Starts27 July
 StEP7 to 18 September**
 StEP21 September to 2 October (incorporates mid-semester break)**
 Finishes23 October
** Students attend two of these three placements. Individual students will be advised.
Year 4  
Semester 1***On campus day 3 February
StEP/Inquiry project starts 4 February
On campus day 9 March
Mid Semester Break 13 to 17 April
On campus day 20 April
On campus day8 June
Finishes3 July
Swot VacN/A (no exam but on campus 8 June)
ExamsN/A (no exams)
***Individual student schedules available on Moodle including timing of breaks
Semester 2Elective rural and remote placement 6 July to 14 August****
Standard University Semester dates  
****Note this placement commences 3 weeks earlier than start of Semester 2