Joint Medical Program dates

The Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine and Bachelor of Medicine are delivered jointly by the University of Newcastle and University of New England through the Joint Medical Program, which operates on the University of Newcastle's semester calendar, rather than UNE's trimesters.

2018 dates

Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine JMP 2018 Principal Dates

Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine - 1st Year

Day

Date

Event

Monday

26 February

Semester 1 commences

Friday

9 March

Last day to add a unit to an existing enrolment

Friday

23 March

Census Date

Friday

30 March

Good Friday (Easter Break)

Tuesday

3 April

Lectures resume

Monday

23 April

Semester 1 Recess begins

Friday

27 April

Semester 1 Recess ends

Monday

30 April

Semester 1 resumes

Monday

11 June

Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday

Friday

15 June

Semester 1 concludes

Monday

18 June

Stuvac starts

Friday

22 June

Stuvac ends

Monday

25 June

Assessment commences

Friday

29 June

Assessment ends

Monday

2 July

Mid Year Recess begins

Friday

13 July

Mid-Year Recess ends

Monday

16 July

Semester 2 commences

Friday

27 July

Last day to add a unit to an existing enrolment

Friday

24 August

Census Date

Monday

24 September

Semester 2 Recess commences

Friday

28 September

Semester 2 Recess ends

Monday

1 October

Labour Day Public Holiday

Tuesday

2 October

Semester 2 resumes

Friday

26 October

Semester 2 concludes

Monday

29 October

Stuvac begins

Friday

2 November

Stuvac ends

Monday

5 November

Assessment begins

Friday

16 November

Assessment ends

Monday

10 December

Supplementary Assessment begins

Friday

14 December

Supplementary Assessment ends

Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine - 2nd Year

Day

Date

Event

Monday

19 February

Semester 1 commences

Friday

2 March

Last day to add a unit to an existing enrolment

Friday

23 March

Census Date

Friday

30 March

Good Friday

Monday 23 April

Semester 1 recess starts (including Easter)

Friday

27 April 2018

Semester 1 Recess ends

Monday

30 April

Semester 1 resumes

Monday

11 June

Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday

Friday

15 June

Semester 1 concludes

Monday

18 June

Assessment starts

Friday

29 June

Assessment ends

Monday

2 July

Mid Year Recess starts

Friday

13 July

Mid-Year Recess ends

Monday

16 July

Semester 2 commences

Friday

27 July

Last day to add a unit to an existing enrolment

Friday

24 August

Census Date

Monday

24 September

Semester 2 Recess starts

Friday

28 September

Semester 2 Recess ends

Monday

1 October

Labour Day Public Holiday

Tuesday

2 October

Semester 2 resumes

Friday

2 November

Semester 2 concludes

Monday

5 November

Stuvac starts

Friday

9 November

Stuvac ends

Monday

12 November

Assessment starts

Friday

23 November

Assessment ends

Monday

10 December

Supplementary Assessment starts

Friday

21 December 2018

Supplementary Assessment ends

Bachelor of Medicine JMP 2018 Principal Dates

Bachelor of Medicine JMP 2018 Academic Planner (PDF, 158.51 KB)

B Medicine - 1st Year

Day

Date

Event

Monday

23 July

Semester 2 commences

Friday

3 August

Last day to add a unit to an existing enrolment

Friday

24 August

Census Date

Monday

24 September

Semester 2 Recess starts

Friday

5 October

Semester 2 Recess ends

Monday

8 October

Semester 2 resumes

Friday

2 November

Semester 2 concludes

Monday

5 November

Stuvac starts

Friday

9 November

Stuvac ends

Monday

12 November

Assessment starts

Friday

30 November

Assessment ends

B Medicine – 2nd Year

Day

Date

Event

Monday

26 February

Semester 1 commences

Friday

9 March

Last day to add a unit to an existing enrolment

Friday

23 March

Census Date

Friday

30 March

Good Friday

Semester 1 Recess starts (including Easter)

Friday

20 April

Semester 1 Recess ends

Monday

23 April

Semester 1 resumes

Wednesday

25 April

Anzac Day Public Holiday

Friday

1 June

Semester 1 concludes

Monday

4 June

Stuvac starts

Friday

8 June

Stuvac ends

Monday

11 June

Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday

Tuesday

12 June

Assessment starts

Friday

29 June

Assessment ends

Monday

2 July

Mid Year Recess starts

Friday

20 July

Mid-Year Recess ends

Monday

23 July

Semester 2 commences

Friday

3 August

Last day to add a unit to an existing enrolment

Friday

24 August

Census Date

Monday

24 September

Semester 2 Recess starts

Friday

5 October

Semester 2 Recess ends

Monday

8 October

Semester 2 resumes

Friday

2 November

Semester 2 concludes

Monday

5 November

Stuvac starts

Friday

9 November

Stuvac ends

Monday

12 November

Assessment starts

Friday

30 November

Assessment ends

B Medicine - 3rd Year

Day

Date

Event

Monday

15 January

Semester 1 commences

Friday

26 January

Last day to add a unit to an existing enrolment

Friday

26 January 2018

Australia Day Public Holiday

Monday

26 March

Semester 1 Recess starts (including Easter)

Friday

23 March

Census Date

Tuesday

3 April

Semester 1 Recess ends

Wednesday

4 April

Semester 1 Resumes

Wednesday

25 April

Anzac Day Holiday

Friday

25 May

Semester 1 concludes

Monday

28 May

Stuvac begins

Friday

1 June

Stuvac ends

Monday

4 June

Assessment starts

Friday

8 June

Assessment ends

Monday

11 June

Mid Year Recess starts

Friday

22 June

Mid-Year Recess ends

Monday

25 June

Semester 2 commences

Friday

6 July

Last day to add a unit to an existing enrolment

Friday

24 August

Census Date

Monday

3 September

Stuvac starts

Friday

7 September

Stuvac ends

Monday

10 September

Assessment starts

Friday

14 September

Assessment ends

Monday

17 September

Semester 2 Recess starts

Friday

21 September

Semester 2 Recess ends

Monday

24 September

Semester 2 resumes

Monday

1 October

Labour Day Public Holiday

Friday

16 November

Semester 2 concludes

B Medicine - 4th Year

Enrolment Sequence: Semester 1 - MEDI4015 and Semester 2 MEDI4016

MEDI4015 - Semester 1

Day

Date

MEDI4015 - Semester 1
Event

Monday

15 January

Semester 1 commences

Monday

15 January

Mandatory FRS / Clinical Skills Sessions starts

Friday

19 January

Mandatory FRS / Clinical Skills Sessions ends

Monday

22 January

Rotations commence

Friday

26 January

Last day to add a unit to an existing enrolment

Friday

26 January

Australia Day

Monday

19 February

Recess at end of Group Elective starts

(dependent on rotation)

Friday

2 March

Recess at end of Group Elective ends

(dependent on rotation)

OR

Monday

2 April

Recess at end of Group Elective starts

(dependent on rotation)

Friday

13 April

Recess at end of Group Elective ends

(dependent on rotation)

OR

Monday

14 May

Recess at end of Group Elective starts

(dependent on rotation)

Friday

25 May

Recess at end of Group Elective ends

(dependent on rotation)

Friday

23 March

Census Date

Friday

30 March

Easter Holiday starts

Monday

2 April

Easter Holiday ends

Wednesday

25 April

Anzac Day Public Holiday

Monday

28 May

Mandatory Review Week starts

Friday

1 June

Mandatory Review Week ends

Monday

4 June

Stuvac starts

Friday

8 June

Stuvac ends

Monday

11 June

Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday

Tuesday

12 June

Assessment starts

Friday

15 June

Assessment ends

Monday

18 June

Mid-Year Recess starts

Friday

22 June

Mid-Year Recess ends

MEDI4016 - Semester 2

Day

Date

MEDI4016 - Semester 2
Event

Monday

25 June

Semester 2 commences

Monday

25 June

Mandatory FRS / Clinical Skills Sessions starts

Friday

29 June

Mandatory FRS / Clinical Skills Sessions ends

Monday

2 July

Rotations commence

Friday

6 July

Last day to add a unit to an existing enrolment

Friday

24 August

Census Date

Monday

27 August

Recess at end of rotation starts

Friday

7 September

Recess at end of rotation ends

Monday

10 September

Rotations commence

Monday

1 October

Labour Day Public Holiday

Friday

2 November

Semester 2 concludes

Monday

5 November

Mandatory Review Week starts

Friday

9 November

Mandatory Review Week ends

Monday

12 November

Stuvac starts

Friday

16 November

Stuvac ends

Monday

19 November

Assessment starts

Friday

23 November

Assessment ends

B Medicine - 4th Year

Enrolment Sequence: Semester 1 - MEDI4016 and Semester 2 MEDI4015

MEDI4016 - Semester 1

Day

Date

MEDI4016 - Semester 1
Event

Monday

15 January

Semester 1 commences

Monday

15 January

Mandatory FRS / Clinical Skills Sessions starts

Friday

19 January

Mandatory FRS / Clinical Skills Sessions ends

Monday

22 January

Rotations commence

Friday

26 January

Last day to add a unit to an existing enrolment

Friday

26 January

Australia Day

Monday

19 March

Recess at end of rotation starts (including Easter)

Friday

23 March

Census Date

Monday

2 April

Recess at end of rotation ends

Tuesday

3 April

Rotations commence

Wednesday

25 April

Anzac Day Public Holiday

Friday

25 May

Semester 1 concludes

Monday

28 May

Mandatory Review Week starts

Friday

1 June

Mandatory Review Week ends

Monday

4 June

Stuvac starts

Friday

8 June

Stuvac ends

Monday

11 June

Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday

Tuesday

12 June

Assessment starts

Friday

15 June

Assessment ends

Monday

18 June

Mid-Year Recess starts

Friday

22 June

Mid-Year Recess ends

MEDI4015 - Semester 2

Day

Date

MEDI4015 - Semester 2
Event

Monday

25 June

Semester 2 commences

Monday

25 June

Mandatory FRS / Clinical Skills Sessions starts

Friday

29 June

Mandatory FRS / Clinical Skills Sessions ends

Monday

2 July

Rotations commence

Friday

6 July

Last day to add a unit to an existing enrolment

Monday

30 July

Recess at end of Group Elective

(dependent on rotation)

Friday

10 August

Recess at end of Group Elective

(dependent on rotation)

OR

Monday

10 September

Recess at end of Group Elective

(dependent on rotation)

Friday

21 September

Recess at end of Group Elective

(dependent on rotation)

OR

Monday

22 October

Recess at end of Group Elective

(dependent on rotation)

Friday

2 November

Recess at end of Group Elective

(dependent on rotation)

Friday

24 August

Census Date

Monday

1 October

Labour Day Public Holiday

Friday

2 November

Semester 2 concludes

Monday

5 November

Mandatory Review Week starts

Friday

9 November

Mandatory Review Week ends

Monday

12 November

Stuvac starts

Friday

16 November

Stuvac ends

Monday

19 November

Assessment starts

Friday

23 November

Assessment ends

B Medicine - 5th Year

Enrolment Sequence: Semester 1 - MEDI5015 and Semester 2 - MEDI5016

Orientation Day: Friday 12 January 2018

MEDI5015 - Semester 1

Day

Date

MEDI5015 - Semester 1
Event

Monday

15 January

Semester 1 - Rotation 1 commences

Friday

26 January

Last day to add a unit to an existing enrolment

Friday

26 January 2018

Australia Day Public Holiday

Monday

12 February

Assessment at end of PHCS starts

Friday

16 February

Assessment at end of PHCS ends

Monday

19 February

Recess at end of PHCS assessment starts

Friday

2 March

Recess at end of PHCS assessment ends

Monday

26 February

Long Case Week starts

Friday

2 March

Long Case Week ends

Monday

5 March

Semester 1 – Rotation 2 commences

Friday

23 March

Census Date

Friday

30 March

Easter Holiday starts

Monday

2 April

Easter Holiday ends

Tuesday

3 April

Assessment at end of PHCS starts

Friday

6 April

Assessment at end of PHCS ends

Monday

9 April

Recess at end of PHCS assessment starts

Friday

20 April

Recess at end of PHCS assessment ends

Monday

16 April

Long Case Week starts

Friday

20 April

Long Case Week ends

Monday

23 April

Semester 1 – Rotation 3 commences

Wednesday

25 April

Anzac Day Holiday

Monday

21 May

Assessment at end of PHCS starts

Friday

25 May

Assessment at end of PHCS ends

Monday

28 May

Recess at end of PHCS assessment starts

Friday

8 June

Recess at end of PHCS assessment ends

Monday

4 June

Long Case Week starts

Friday

8 June

Long Case Week ends

Monday

11 June

Queen’s Birthday Holiday

Tuesday

12 June

Psychiatry OSCE starts

Friday

15 June

Psychiatry OSCE ends

Monday

18 June

Mid-Year Recess starts

Friday

6 July

Mid-Year Recess ends

MEDI5016 - Semester 2

Day

Date

MEDI5016 - Semester 2
Event

Monday

9 July

Semester 2 – Rotation 4 commences

Friday

20 July

Last day to add a unit to an existing enrolment

Monday

6 August

Recess at end of SSO starts

Friday

17 August

Recess at end of SSO ends

Monday

20 August

Semester 2 – Rotation 5 commences

Friday

24 August

Census Date

Monday

17 September

Recess at end of SSO starts

Friday

28 September

Recess at end of SSO ends

Monday

1 October

Labour Day Public Holiday

Tuesday

2 October

Semester 2 – Rotation 6 commences

Monday

29 October

Recess at end of SSO starts

Friday

9 November

Recess at end of SSO ends

Semester 2 Rotation 6 concludes

Monday

12 November

Critical Care Assessment starts

Friday

16 November

Critical Care Assessment ends

Monday

19 November

Grand Rounds and Award of Prizes starts

Friday

23 November

Grand Rounds and Award of Prizes ends

Monday

26 November

Remediation starts

Friday

30 November

Remediation ends

B Medicine - 5th Year

Enrolment Sequence: Semester 1 - MEDI5016 and Semester 2 - MEDI5015

Orientation Day:  Friday 12 January 2018

MEDI5016 - Semester 1

Day

Date

MEDI5016 - Semester 1
Event

Monday

15 January

Semester 1 – Rotation 1 commences

Friday

26 January

Last day to add a unit to an existing enrolment

Friday

26 January

Australia Day Public Holiday

Monday

12 February

Recess at end of SSO starts

Friday

23 February

Recess at end of SSO ends

Monday

26 February

Semester 1 – Rotation 2 commences

Friday

23 March

Census Date

Friday

30 March

Easter Holiday starts

Monday

2 April

Easter Holiday ends

Monday

26 March

Recess at end of SSO starts

Friday

6 April

Recess at end of SSO ends

Monday

9 April

Semester 1 – Rotation 3 commences

Monday

7 May

Recess at end of SSO starts

Friday

18 May

Recess at end of SSO ends

Monday

21 May

Critical Care Assessment starts

Friday

26 May

Critical Care Assessment ends

Monday

28 May

Mid-Year Recess starts

Friday

15 June

Mid-Year Recess ends

MEDI5015 - Semester 2

Day

Date

MEDI5015 - Semester 2
Event

Monday

18 June

Semester 2 – Rotation 4 commences

Friday

29 June

Last day to add a unit to an existing enrolment

Monday

16 July

Assessment at end of PHCS starts

Friday

20 July

Assessment at end of PHCS ends

Monday

23 July

Recess at end of PHCS assessment starts

Friday

3 August

Recess at end of PHCS assessment ends

Monday

30 July

Long Case Week starts

Friday

3 August

Long Case Week ends

Friday

24 August

Census Date

Monday

3 September

Assessment at end of PHCS starts

Friday

7 September

Assessment at end of PHCS ends

Monday

10 September

Recess at end of PHCS assessment starts

Friday

21 September

Recess at end of PHCS assessment ends

Monday

17 September

Long Case Week starts

Friday

21 September

Long Case Week ends

Monday

24 September

Semester 2 – Rotation 6 commences

Monday

1 October

Labour Day Public Holiday

Monday

22 October

Assessment at end of PHCS starts

Friday

26 October

Assessment at end of PHCS ends

Monday

29 October

Recess at end of PHCS assessment starts

Friday

9 November

Recess at end of PHCS assessment ends

Monday

5 November

Long Case Week starts

Friday

9 November

Long Case Week ends

Monday

12 November

Psychiatry OSCE starts

Friday

16 November

Psychiatry OSCE ends

Monday

19 November

Grand Rounds and Award of Prizes starts

Friday

23 November

Grand Rounds and Award of Prizes ends

Monday

26 November

Remediation starts

Friday

30 November

Remediation ends

Note:

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