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Updated on 7 July 2020.

Latest Update: Please be advised that as a temporary arrangement due to COVID-19, the Institute will be providing full online delivery of all courses. We ask you that you do NOT attend the Institute's campuses in Sydney and Hobart during the period of full online delivery in Term 1, 2020.

For more information, please access the Message from the Principal on the temporary arrangement:

Please Note: Due to the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), TOP ensures affected students can continue with their studies as planned, during this time TOP will provide the following:

For new students at the Sydney Campus, Orientation and Enrolment will be conducted online from Monday 9 March 2020

For updates to the coronavirus, please view our Frequently-Asked-Questions (FAQs) here.

Business School - 2019 to 2020 | SYDNEY CAMPUS

Term   2019 Term 2
Orientation   22 Jul 2019 - 2 Aug 2019
Tuition fee due date (current student)   9 Aug 2019 
Classes Commence   5 Aug 2019
Enrolment Deadline'  16 Aug 2019
Census Date*    30 Aug 2019
Formal Classes End   25 Oct 2019
Exams Commence   28 Oct 2019
End of Term  8 Nov 2019
Result Release date   25 Nov 2019
  Mode** 1  Mode** 2 
Term  2019 Term 3 (Summer) non-compulsory    2019 Term 3
Orientation   18 Nov 2019 - 29 Nov 2019  18 Nov 2019 - 29 Nov 2019
Classes Commence  2 Dec 2019  2 Dec 2019
Tuition fee due date (current student)  6 Dec 2019  6 Dec 2019
Enrolment Deadline'   13 Dec 2019  13 Dec 2019
Census Date*   20 Dec 2019  20 Dec 2019
Study Vacation   23 Dec 2019 - 3 Jan 2020  23 Dec 2019 - 3 Jan 2020
Classes Resume   6 Jan 2020  6 Jan 2020
Formal Classes End    14 Feb 2020  14 Feb 2020
Exams Commence   17 Feb 2020  17 Feb 2020
End of  Term   21 Feb 2020
 21 Feb 2020
Result Release date   28 Feb 2020
 28 Feb 2020
Term 
2020 Term 1 2020 Term 1
Orientation    16 Mar 2020 - 27 Mar 2020  16 Mar 2020 - 27 Mar 2020
Tuition fee due date (current student)  3 Apr 2020  3 Apr 2020
Classes Commence    30 Mar 2020  30 Mar 2020
Enrolment Deadline'   9 Apr 2020  9 Apr 2020
Census Date*    24 Apr 2020  24 Apr 2020
Formal Classes End    12 Jun 2020  12 Jun 2020
Exams Commence    15 Jun 2020  15 Jun 2020
End of  Term    21 Jun 2020  21 Jun 2020
Result Release date    6 Jul 2020  6 Jul 2020
Term   2020 Term 2  2020 Term 2 
Orientation    3 Aug 2020 - 14 Aug 2020  3 Aug 2020 - 14 Aug 2020
Tuition fee due date (current student)  21 Aug 2020  21 Aug 2020
Classes Commence   17 Aug 2020  17 Aug 2020
Enrolment Deadline'   28 Aug 2020  28 Aug 2020
Census Date*    11 Sep 2020  11 Sep 2020
Formal Classes End    30 Oct 2020  30 Oct 2020
Exams Commence    2 Nov 2020  2 Nov 2020
End of  Term     8 Nov 2020  8 Nov 2020
Result Release date    20 Nov 2020  20 Nov 2020
Term  2020 Term 3 (Summer) non-compulsory    2020 Term 3  
Orientation   16 Nov 2020 - 20 Nov 2020  16 Nov 2020 - 20 Nov 2020
Tuition fee due date (current student)  27 Nov 2020  27 Nov 2020
Classes Commence    23 Nov 2020 23 Nov 2020
Enrolment Deadline'   4 Dec 2020  4 Dec 2020
Census Date*    18 Dec 2020  18 Dec 2020
Study Vacation      25 Dec 2020 - 3 Jan 2021  25 Dec 2020 - 3 Jan 2021
Classes Resume   4 Jan 2021  4 Jan 2021
Formal Classes End   12 Feb 2021  12 Feb 2021
Exams Commence    15 Feb 2021  15 Feb 2021
End of  Term    21 Feb 2021  21 Feb 2021
Result Release date    8 Mar 2021  8 Mar 2021

Click HERE to download the 2020 academic calendar for the business school.

Mode** :Students are to select one of the two term modes before accepting their offer. Mode 1 offers two (2) Terms in addition to an optional non-compulsory summer school Term; Mode 2 offers three (3) compulsory terms. Students who commence their study from Term 3 are required to select Mode 2. Under the two different term modes, the standard study load will continue to be 8 units per year. This does not change the standard course duration offered by TOP.

Enrolment Deadline' : Last day to add units.

Census Date* : Students are to finalise their enrolments prior to the Census date so as to avoid any academic penalties.

Date ^ : Students are to use the above dates as a guide only to plan for their academic year. Students are to also regularly monitor this page to keep up to date with any changes to the noted dates. 

For information on past key dates, Click Here

Business School - 2019 to 2020 | HOBART CAMPUS

  Mode** 1  Mode** 2 
Term  2019 Term 3 (Summer) non-compulsory    2019 Term 3
Orientation   14 Oct 2019 - 25 Oct 2019  14 Oct 2019 - 25 Oct 2019
Classes Commence   28 Oct 2019  28 Oct 2019
Enrolment Deadline'   8 Nov 2019  8 Nov 2019
Census Date*   22 Nov 2019  22 Nov 2019
Study Vacation   23 Dec 2019 - 3 Jan 2020  23 Dec 2019 - 3 Jan 2020
Classes Resume   6 Jan 2020  6 Jan 2020
Formal Classes End    24 Jan 2020  24 Jan 2020
Exams Commence   28 Jan 2020  28 Jan 2020
End of  Term   2 Feb 2020  2 Feb 2020
Result Release date   17 Feb 2020  17 Feb 2020
Term 
2020 Term 1 2020 Term 1
Orientation    2 Mar 2020 - 6 Mar 2020  2 Mar 2020 - 6 Mar 2020
Classes Commence    10 Mar 2020  10 Mar 2020
Tuition fee due date (current student)  13 Mar 2020  13 Mar 2020
Enrolment Deadline'   20 Mar 2020   20 Mar 2020 
Census Date*    3 April 2020  3 April 2020
Formal Classes End    22 May 2020  22 May 2020
Exams Commence    25 May 2020  25 May 2020
End of  Term    31 May 2020  31 May 2020
Result Release date    15 Jun 2020  15 Jun 2020
Term   2020 Term 2  2020 Term 2 
Orientation    13 Jul 2020 - 17 Jul 2020  13 Jul 2020 - 17 Jul 2020
Classes Commence   20 Jul 2020  20 Jul 2020
Tuition fee due date (current student)  24 Jul 2020  24 Jul 2020
Enrolment Deadline'   31 Jul 2020  31 Jul 2020
Census Date*    14 Aug 2020  14 Aug 2020
Formal Classes End    2 Oct 2020  2 Oct 2020
Exams Commence    5 Oct 2020  5 Oct 2020
End of  Term     11 Oct 2020  11 Oct 2020
Result Release date    26 Oct 2020  26 Oct 2020
Term  2020 Term 3 (Summer) non-compulsory   2020 Term 3  
Orientation   26 Oct 2020 - 30 Oct 2020  26 Oct 2020 - 30 Oct 2020
Classes Commence    2 Nov 2020  2 Nov 2020
Tuition fee due date (current student)    6 Nov 2020
 6 Nov 2020
Enrolment Deadline'   13 Nov 2020  13 Nov 2020
Census Date*    27 Nov 2020  27 Nov 2020
Study Vacation      25 Dec 2020 - 3 Jan 2021  25 Dec 2020 - 3 Jan 2021
Classes Resume   4 Jan 2021  4 Jan 2021
Formal Classes End   22 Jan 2021  22 Jan 2021
Exams Commence    25 Jan 2021  25 Jan 2021
End of  Term    31 Jan 2021  31 Jan 2021
Result Release date    15 Feb 2021  15 Feb 2021

Click HERE to download the 2020 academic calendar for the Hobart campus.

Mode** :Students are to select one of the two term modes before accepting their offer. Mode 1 offers two (2) Terms in addition to an optional non-compulsory summer school Term; Mode 2 offers three (3) compulsory terms. Students who commence their study from Term 3 are required to select Mode 2. Under the two different term modes, the standard study load will continue to be 8 units per year. This does not change the standard course duration offered by TOP.

Enrolment Deadline' : Last day to add units.

Census Date* : Students are to finalise their enrolments prior to the Census date so as to avoid any academic penalties.

Date ^ : Students are to use the above dates as a guide only to plan for their academic year. Students are to also regularly monitor this page to keep up to date with any changes to the noted dates.

Law School - 2019 to 2020 | SYDNEY CAMPUS

 2019 Semester 2  
Orientation  22 Jul 2019 - 2 Aug 2019 
Tuition fee due date (current student)  9 August 2019 
Classes Commence  5 August 2019  
Enrolment Deadline'  16 August 2019 
Census Date*  30 August 2019 
Study Vacation  7 October 2019  
Classes Resume  14 October 2019 
Formal Classes End   8 November 2019  
Exams Commence  11 November 2019 
End of  Semester  15 November 2019 
Result Release date  29 November 2019 
 2019 Summer Semester** (non-compulsory)
Orientation 22 Nov 2019
Classes Commence  2 Dec 2019
Tuition fee due date (current student)  6 Dec 2019 
Enrolment Deadline'  9 Dec 2019
Census Date*   19 Dec 2019 
Study Vacation  23 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020 
Classes Resume 6 Jan 2020
Formal Classes End  14 Feb 2020 
Exams Commence 24 Feb 2020 
End of  Semester   28 Feb 2020  
Result Release date  16 Mar 2020   
 2020 Semester 1
 Orientation  2 Mar 2020
 Classes Commence  9 Mar 2020
 Tuition Fee Due Date (Current Student) 13 Mar 2020
 Enrolment Deadline' 20 Mar 2020
 Census Date*  24 Apr 2020
 Study Vacation 13 Apr 2020 -17 Apr 2020
 Classes Resume  20 Apr 2020
 Formal Classes End  12 Jun 2020
 Exams Commence 15 Jun 2020
 End of  Semester 20 Jun 2020
 Result Release date  6 Jul 2020
 2020 Semester 2
 Orientation  TBA
 Classes Commence  3 Aug 2020
 Tuition Fee Due Date (Current Student)  7 Aug 2020
 Enrolment Deadline'  14 Aug 2020
 Census Date*  11 Sep 2020
 Study Vacation  28 Sep 2020 - 2 Oct 2020
 Classes Resume  6 Oct 2020
 Formal Classes End   6 Nov 2020
 Exams Commence  9 Nov 2020
 End of  Semester  13 Nov 2020
 Result Release date  30 Nov 2020
 2020 Summer (non-compulsory)
 Orientation  TBA
 Classes Commence  7 Dec 2020
 Tuition Fee Due Date (Current Student)  11 Dec 2020
 Enrolment Deadline'  TBA
 Census Date*  TBA
 Study Vacation  25 Dec 2020 - 3 Jan 2021
 Classes Resume  TBA
 Formal Classes End   TBA
 Exams Commence  TBA
 End of  Semester  TBA 
 Result Release date  TBA

Click HERE to download the Semester 1 2020 academic calendar for the Law School.

Click HERE to download the Semester 2 2020 academic calendar for the Law School. 

Enrolment Deadline: Last day to add units

Census Date*: Students are to finalise their enrolments prior to the Census date so as to avoid any academic penalties.

Summer Semester**:  The Summer Semester is optional, and all enrolments are subject to the Law School’s approval. The Summer Semester will offer study in elective subjects only and in undertaking any such summer session, students will be required to complete a minimum three years of full-time study of law.

Date^: Students are to use the above dates as a guide only to plan for their academic year. Students are to also regularly monitor this page to keep up to date with any changes to the noted dates.

For information on past key dates, Click Here

Business School - 2021 to 2022 | SYDNEY CAMPUS

Mode** 1 Mode** 2
Term 2021 Term 1 2021 Term 1
Orientation 15 Mar 2021-26 Mar 2021 15 Mar 2021-26 Mar 2021
Classes Commence 29 Mar 2021 29 Mar 2021
Tuition fee due date (current student) 2 Apr 2021 2 Apr 2021
Enrolment Deadline' 9 Apr 2021 9 Apr 2021
Census Date* 23 Apr 2021 23 Apr 2021
Formal Classes End 11 Jun 2021 11 Jun 2021
Exams Commence 14 Jun 2021 14 Jun 2021
End of Term 20 Jun 2021 20 Jun 2021
Result Release date 5 Jul 2021 5 Jul 2021
Term 2021 Term 2 2021 Term 2
Orientation 19 Jul 2021 - 30 Jul 2021 19 Jul 2021 - 30 Jul 2021
Tuition fee due date (current student) 2 Aug 2021 2 Aug 2021
Classes Commence 6 Aug 2021 6 Aug 2021
Enrolment Deadline' 13 Aug 2021 13 Aug 2021
Census Date* 27 Aug 2021 27 Aug 2021
Formal Classes End 15 Oct 2021 15 Oct 2021
Exams Commence 18 Oct 2021 18 Oct 2021
End of Term 24 Oct 2021 24 Oct 2021
Result Release date 8 Nov 2021 8 Nov 2021
Term 2021 Term 3 (Summer) non-compulsory 2021 Term 3
Orientation 15 Nov 2021 - 19 Nov 2021 15 Nov 2021 - 19 Nov 2021 
Tuition fee due date (current student) 22 Nov 2021 22 Nov 2021
Classes Commence 26 Nov 2021 26 Nov 2021
Enrolment Deadline' 3 Dec 2021 3 Dec 2021
Census Date* 17 Dec 2021 17 Dec 2021
Study Vacation 27 Dec 2021 - 3 Jan 2022 27 Dec 2021 - 3 Jan 2022
Classes Resume 4 Jan 2022 4 Jan 2022
Formal Classes End 11 Feb 2022 11 Feb 2022
Exams Commence 14 Feb 2022 14 Feb 2022
End of Term 20 Feb 2022 20 Feb 2022
Result Release date 7 Mar 2022 7 Mar 2022

Mode** :Students are to select one of the two term modes before accepting their offer. Mode 1offers two (2) Terms in addition to an optional non-compulsory summer school Term; Mode 2offers three (3) compulsory terms. Students who commence their study from Term 3 are required to select Mode 2. Under the two different term modes, the standard study load will continue to be 8 units per year. This does not change the standard course duration offered by IMC.

Enrolment Deadline': Last day to add units.

Census Date*: Students are to finalise their enrolments prior to the Census date so as to avoid any academic penalties.

Date ^: Students are to use the above dates as a guide only to plan for their academic year. Students are to also regularly monitor this page to keep up to date with any changes to the noted dates.

Business School - 2021 to 2022 | HOBART CAMPUS

  Mode** 1 Mode** 2
Term 2021 Term 1 2021 Term 1
Orientation 1 Mar 2021-12 Mar 2021 1 Mar 2021-12 Mar 2021
Classes Commence 15 Mar 2021 15 Mar 2021
Tuition fee due date (current student) 19 Mar 2021 19 Mar 2021
Enrolment Deadline' 26 Mar 2021 26 Mar 2021
Census Date* 9 April 2021 9 April 2021
Formal Classes End 28 May 2021 28 May 2021
Exams Commence 31 May 2021 31 May 2021
End of Term 6 Jun 2021 6 Jun 2021
Result Release date 21 Jun 2021 21 Jun 2021
Term 2021 Term 2 2021 Term 2
Orientation 5 July 2021-16 July 2021 5 July 2021-16 July 2021
Classes Commence 19 Jul 2021 19 Jul 2021
Tuition fee due date (current student) 23 Jul 2021 23 Jul 2021
Enrolment Deadline' 30 Jul 2021 30 Jul 2021
Census Date* 13 Aug 2021 13 Aug 2021
Formal Classes End 1 Oct 2021 1 Oct 2021
Exams Commence 4 Oct 2021 4 Oct 2021
End of Term 10 Oct 2021 10 Oct 2021
Result Release date 25 Oct 2021 25 Oct 2021
Term 2021 Term 3(Summer) non-compulsory 2021 Term 3
Orientation 1 Nov 2021- 5 Nov 2021 1 Nov 2021- 5 Nov 2021
Classes Commence 8 Nov 2021 8 Nov 2021
Tuition fee due date (current student) 12 Nov 2021 12 Nov 2021
Enrolment Deadline' 19 Nov 2021 19 Nov 2021
Census Date* 3 Dec 2021 3 Dec 2021
Study Vacation 27 Dec 2021 - 3 Jan 2022 27 Dec 2021 - 3 Jan 2022
Classes Resume 4 Jan 2022 4 Jan 2022
Formal Classes End 28 Jan 2022 28 Jan 2022
Exams Commence 31 Jan 2022 31 Jan 2022
End of Term 6 Feb 2022 6 Feb 2022
Result Release date 21 Feb 2022 21 Feb 2022

Mode** :Students are to select one of the two term modes before accepting their offer. Mode 1 offers two (2) Terms in addition to an optional non-compulsory summer school Term; Mode 2 offers three (3) compulsory terms. Students who commence their study from Term 3 are required to select Mode 2. Under the two different term modes, the standard study load will continue to be 8 units per year. This does not change the standard course duration offered by IMC.

Enrolment Deadline': Last day to add units.

Census Date*: Students are to finalise their enrolments prior to the Census date so as to avoid any academic penalties.

Date ^: Students are to use the above dates as a guide only to plan for their academic year. Students are to also regularly monitor this page to keep up to date with any changes to the noted dates.

Law School - 2021 to 2022 | SYDNEY CAMPUS

Semester  2020 Summer (non-compulsory)
Orientation   23 Nov 2020 - 4 Dec 2020
Classes Commence   7 Dec 2020
 Tuition fee due date (current student)  11 Dec 2020
Enrolment Deadline'  19 Dec 2020
Census Date*   4 Jan 2021
Study Vacation   25 Dec 2020 - 3 Jan 2021
Classes Resume   4 Jan 2021
Formal Classes End    19 Feb 2021
Exams Commence   22 Feb 2021 (TBC- if required)
End of  Semester   24 Feb 2021
Result Release date   1 Mar 2021
Semester 
2021 Semester 1
Orientation    2 Mar 2020 - 6 Mar 2020
Classes Commence    10 Mar 2020
Tuition fee due date (current student)  13 Mar 2020
Enrolment Deadline'   20 Mar 2020 
Census Date*    3 April 2020
Formal Classes End    22 May 2020
Exams Commence    25 May 2020
End of  Semester    31 May 2020
Result Release date    15 Jun 2020
Semester   2021 Semester 2 
Orientation    19 Jul 2021 - 30 Jul 2021
Classes Commence   2 Aug 2021
Tuition fee due date (current student)  6 Aug 2021
Enrolment Deadline'   13 Aug 2021
Census Date*    27 Aug 2021
Study Vacation  27 Sep 2021 -1 Oct 2021
Classes Resume  5 Oct 2021
Formal Classes End    5 Nov 2021
Exams Commence    8 Nov 2021
End of  Semester     12 Nov 2021
Result Release date    29 Nov 2021
Semester  2021 Summer (non-compulsory) 
Orientation   TBC
Classes Commence    6 Dec 2021
Tuition fee due date (current student)    10 Dec 2021
Enrolment Deadline'   17 Dec 2021
Census Date*     3 Jan 2022
Study Vacation      20 Dec 2021- 2 Jan 2022
Classes Resume   3 Jan 2022
Formal Classes End   17 Feb2022
Exams Commence    20 Feb2022
End of  Semester    24 Feb2022
Result Release date    TBC
  

Enrolment Deadline' : Last day to add units.

Census Date* : Students are to finalise their enrolments prior to the Census date so as to avoid any academic penalties.

Date ^ : Students are to use the above dates as a guide only to plan for their academic year. Students are to also regularly monitor this page to keep up to date with any changes to the noted dates.