Application dates

This calendar lists important dates such as qualification and course application and enrolment dates.

Key Course Dates

Refer to key course dates for a comprehensive list of important course-related dates.

Special Applications

Some programmes and courses have Special Applications. If your programme or course requires a special application you must:

  • Make a special application by the relevant application date
  • And Apply to Enrol by the application date

Limited entry

Some programmes and courses have restrictions on the students that can enrol known as Limited entry. See Limited entry and special applications for the number of students the programmes and courses are limited by. You should also check the conditions of entry using the admission requirements checker or contact the relevant College, School or department directly.

More information

For more information about application dates see the relevant qualifications and courses.

For semester dates and public and university holidays see key dates.


Date Event/Deadline Add to calendar
11 January

Advancing domestic students applications close

11 January

Graduate Diploma in Teaching Learning (Secondary) applications close

12 January

CMDS490 Research Project applications close

12 January

Professional Master of Engineering Geology applications close

15 January

Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) applications close

15 January

Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (Early Childhood) applications close

15 January

Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Teaching applications close

25 January

LAWS382 Legal Internship semester 1 2015 applications close

25 January

LAWS383 Law and Medicine applications close

25 January

LAWS387 Advanced Public Law applications close

01 February

FINC302 Applied Corporate Finance applications close

01 February

FINC305 Financial Modelling applications close

01 February

Master of Geographic Information Science applications close

01 February

PSYC404 Human and Animal Neuropsychology applications close

01 February

PSYC428 Forensic Psychology applications close

01 February

PSYC433 Research in Behavioural Pharmacology & Teratology applications close

01 February

PSYC470 Research Project applications close

01 February

PSYC475 Directed Research in Psychology applications close

08 February

Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Teaching applications close

10 February

Bachelor of Commerce with Honours in Management applications close

10 February

Bachelor of Commerce with Honours in Marketing applications close

22 February

Full Year official course start date

31 March

Most undergraduate scholarship applications close

13 May

University of Canterbury Masters and Doctoral Scholarships applications close (first round).

06 June

LAWS382 Legal Internship semester 2 2015 applications close

11 July

Cross year semester official course start date

15 October

University of Canterbury Masters and Doctoral Scholarships applications close (second round).

Jun and Dec - Master of Engineering in Fire Engineering applications close