Postgraduate courses five-year completion policy

This document applies to all students enrolled or intending to enroll in any of the postgraduate courses. 

Students have a maximum of five (5) years to complete the subject requirements for a postgraduate course commencing from the first subject enrolment or the date the subject exemptions (if applicable) are approved, whichever is earlier. This policy is in line with the postgraduate re-accreditation period to ensure currency of knowledge in the subjects studied. 

If a student is unable to complete the remaining subject(s) within the five-year period, the student will be required to re-enrol in the subject(s) that were completed more than five (5) years ago. 

A request for an extension to the five-year completion policy may be made via email to the National Education Administrator. This request would be reviewed based on the student’s current practical experience and will be at the discretion of the National Director, Education & Training. Students will be required to provide supporting documentation. 

For details of the subjects being offered in your state this semester, please consult our timetable. If you are unsure of your study requirements, please contact the course adviser in your state who will be able to advise you and work with you to form a study plan. 

Further assistance may be obtained by contacting Bernadette Sheridan or Belinda Prentoski on (02) 9223 5744.

Version Approved by Date
1.1  National Director, Education & Training 1 March 2016

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