2021 RMIT Online important dates

2021 key academic dates and deadlines for students studying through RMIT Online.

Standard postgraduate program important dates

Dates apply to the following programs:

  • Graduate Certificate in Accounting Advisory and Technology
  • Graduate Certificate in Blockchain Enabled Business
  • Graduate Certificate in Customer Success Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Governance and Risk Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security
  • Graduate Certificate in Digital Communications Strategy
  • Graduate Certificate in Digital Health
  • Graduate Certificate in Digital Transformation
  • Graduate Certificate in Emerging Technologies and Law
  • Graduate Certificate in Product Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Service Design
  • Graduate Diploma in Psychology
Event or deadline Teaching period 1 Teaching period 2 Teaching period 3 Teaching period 4
Last day to apply 14 December 2020 29 March 2021 28 June 2021 20 September 2021
Last day to accept 18 December 2020 1 April 2021 1 July 2021 23 September 2021
Canvas opens – O Week 4 January 2021 5 April 2021 5 July 2021 27 September 2021
Start date 11 January 2021 12 April 2021 12 July 2021 4 October 2021
Last date to enrol 11 January 2021 12 April 2021 12 July 2021 4 October 2021
Census date 26 January 2021 27 April 2021 27 July 2021 19 October 2021
Mid study break 15-19 February 2021 17-21 May 2021 16-20 August 2021 8-12 November 2021
Withdraw without academic penalty 1 March 2021 31 May 2021 30 August 2021 22 November 2021
End date 26 March 2021 25 June 2021 24 September 2021 17 December 2021
Results release date 7 April 2021 2 July 2021 1 October 2021 24 December 2021

Accelerated postgraduate program important dates

Dates apply to the following programs:

  • Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
  • Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics
  • Graduate Certificate in Data Science
  • Graduate Certificate in Digital Marketing Leadership
  • Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Marketing
  • Graduate Certificate in Project Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Workforce Transformation
  • Graduate Certificate of Commerce
  • Graduate Diploma in Project Management
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Commerce
  • Master of Data Science Strategy & Leadership
  • Master of Engineering (Management)
  • Master of Human Resource Management
  • Master of Marketing
  • Master of Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Event or deadline Teaching period 1 Teaching period 2 Teaching period 3  Teaching period 4 Teaching period 5 Teaching period 6

Canvas opens – O Week

4 January 2021 1 March 2021 26 April 2021 28 June 2021 23 August 2021 18 October 2021
Last day to apply 4 January 2021 1 March 2021 26 April 2021 28 June 2021 23 August 2021 18 October 2021
Last day to accept 10 January 2021 7 March 2021 2 May 2021 4 July 2021 29 August 2021 24 October 2021
Start date 11 January 2021 9 March 2021 3 May 2021 5 July 2021 30 August 2021 25 October 2021
Last day to enrol in a course 11 January 2021 9 March 2021 3 May 2021 5 July 2021 30 August 2021 25 October 2021
Census 21 January 2021 18 March 2021 13 May 2021 15 July 2021 9 September 2021 4 November 2021
Withdraw without academic penalty 11 February 2021 8 April 2021 3 June 2021 5 August 2021 30 September 2021 25 November 2021
End date 26 February 2021 23 April 2021 18 June 2021 20 August 2021 15 October 2021 10 December 2021
Results release date 5 March 2021 30 April 2021 25 June 2021 27 August 2021 22 October 2021 17 December 2021
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