Key dates, timetables and fees

Key dates

The key semester dates are the same for students enrolled in postgraduate courses and non-award study.

Dates for the submission of assessment items are included in the subject outlines in the Learning Management System for currently enrolled students and in the timetables below.

Key dates

Key Activity Semester 2, 2022
Release of subject notes for Modules 1-6 via LMS for new and continuing students who have enrolled and paid early by this date) Monday 25 July
Orientation (new students)* Monday 1 August to Friday 5 August
Last day to enrol in subjects (new and continuing students) Friday 12 August#
Semester start date Monday 8 August
Census date** Friday 2 September
Mid-Semester break Monday 26 September to Friday 30 September
Release of remaining subject notes Modules 1-7 Tuesday 6 September
Examination Week Monday 14 November to Friday 18 November
Semester ends Friday 18 November
Examination results release (subject to Education Committee approval) From Monday 19 December


* Exact dates and times for orientation for new students will be advised prior to this period.

** Census date is the last day to withdraw from subjects or the course without academic penalty. Students will be eligible for a refund of tuition fees on or prior to the census date and will incur an administration fee of $350 for the first subject and $100 for each additional subject.

#Students who enrol from 8-12 February understand this is the first week of teaching and that late enrolment may result in the first week of classes being missed, which will not be repeated; nor any special consideration for assessment other academic work provided.

Withdrawal after the census date will attract a zero refund of tuition fees and result in a fail grade for the affected subject/s. Refer to our Enrolment Policy and our Student Fees Policy for further details.

The census date is a legislative requirement for all registered Higher Education Providers, which is at least 20% after the start of semester (usually the end of week three after the semester commences). Data on student enrolments after the census date is reported to the federal government as part of Governance Institute’s legislative requirements as a registered Institute of Higher Education.

Key Activity Semester 1, 2023
Release of subject notes for Modules 1-12 via LMS for new and continuing students who have enrolled and paid in full by this date Monday 20 February
Applications for admission deadline Friday 24 February
Orientation (new students)* Monday 27 February to 3 March
Last day to enrol in subjects (new and continuing students) Friday 3 March
Semester start date Monday 6 March
Census date** Friday 24 March
Mid-Semester break Monday 10 April to Friday 14 April
Classes end for the Semester Friday 2 June
Examination Week Monday 12 June to Friday 16 June
Semester ends Friday 16 June
Examination results release (subject to Education Committee approval) From Monday 19 December

# All new students commencing a postgraduate course in award or non-award must first submit an online Application for Admission. Successful applications will be issued a formal Offer of Admission, which they must accept prior to enrolling into postgraduate subjects.
* New students attend one (1) orientation session during O-week based on a choice of two orientation sessions available. The dates and times are advised to new students in their Offer Letters.
** Census date is the last day to withdraw from subjects or the course without academic penalty. Students will be eligible for a refund of tuition fees on or prior to the census date and will incur an administration fee of $350 for the first subject and $100 for each additional subject.

Key Activity Semester 2, 2023
Release of subject notes for Modules 1-12 via LMS for new and continuing students who have enrolled and paid in full by this date Monday 24 July
Applications for admission deadline Friday 28 July
Orientation (new students)* Monday 31 July to Friday 4 August
Last day to enrol in subjects (new and continuing students) Friday 4 August
Semester start date Monday 7 August
Census date** Friday 25 August
Mid-Semester break Monday 11 September to Friday 15 September
Classes end for the Semester Friday 3 November
Examination Week Monday 13 November to Friday 17 November
Semester end date Friday 17 November
Examination results release (subject to Education Committee approval) From Monday 19 December

# All new students commencing a postgraduate course in award or non-award must first submit an online Application for Admission. Successful applications will be issued a formal Offer of Admission, which they must accept prior to enrolling into postgraduate subjects.
* New students attend one (1) orientation session during O-week based on a choice of two orientation sessions available. The dates and times are advised to new students in their Offer Letters.
** Census date is the last day to withdraw from subjects or the course without academic penalty. Students will be eligible for a refund of tuition fees on or prior to the census date and will incur an administration fee of $350 for the first subject and $100 for each additional subject.

Timetable Information

Indicative class schedules for 2022 (semesters 1 and 2) for each postgraduate subject are available for download below. Details of subject lecturing staff are also included. All subjects, except Risk Management Project, have a weekly 1-hour lecture and 1-hour live discussion. Please note, variation to these days and times will occur when the session falls on a national public holiday. Detailed subject schedules, including changes for public holidays, are accessible for all students enrolled in the subject via the online learning centre.

Deadlines for assessment items for each subject in 2022 are included on the assessment page.

Timetable Semester 2, 2022

Fees*

​Course fees for 2022 are changed each semester based on the number of subjects you study:

Course Fee for subject 2022 Fee for course 2022
Graduate Certificate of Applied Corporate Governance & Risk Management (4 subjects) $2,290 (non-members)
$2,180 (subscribers)
$2,030 (members)
$9,160
$8,720
$8,120
Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance & Risk Management (6 subjects) $2,290 (non-members)
$2,180 (subscribers)
$2,030 (members)
$13,740
$13,080
$12,180
Non-award study**  Fee for Subject 2022  Fee for course**
Fee per subject with completion of assessment items $2,290 (non-members)
$2,180 (subscribers)
$2,030 (members)
N/A
Fee per subject without completion of assessment items (75% of subject fee)  $1,718 (non-members)
$1,635 (subscribers)
$1,523 (members)
N/A

*Governance Institute reserves the right to increase fees annually. Refer to our Student Fees Policy for detailed information about student fees.

**A maximum of two (2) subjects may be completed in non-award study mode.

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 Ancillary fees for 2022 apply for the below activities:

   
Withdraw from course on or before semester census date for 1 subject enrolment $350
Withdraw on or before census date per additional subject of enrolment $100
Appeal for Advanced Standing (RPL / Credit) Outcome Fee (refunded if appeal upheld) $50
Review of Grade (RoG) Fee $25
Students who take leave of absence from a course after the census date will be liable for the fees charged at a pro-rata rate of the fee for the subject from the commencement date to the date of receipt of notice plus a 20% non-refundable administration fee for that subject, unless there are extenuating circumstances supporting a withdrawal without academic penalty, in which case the student will receive a full refund. 20% of subject fee
Access to learning materials in a subject for which RPL / Credit was granted 75% of subject fee
Reprint of hardcopy Academic Transcript and Testamur $50

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