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Key dates for postgraduate students

Enrolment

Workshops are compulsory for all papers. Term requirements dictate that if you cannot attend the workshops, you will not be eligible to complete the programme. Please make a conscious decision on this when enrolling.

Dates below are close-off dates / last day for enrolling.

Semester One 2021

  • 10 December 2020 – We recommend enrolling by this date for new students to the University of Otago, enrolling for single-semester or full-year papers, beginning in Semester One 2020.

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Course Approval and Fees

  • 1 January 2021 (or the nearest first working day in January) – Course Approval will be available via your eVision student portal
  • 15 January 2021 – Due date for submission of papers for course approval by students taking first semester or full year papers
  • 10 February 2021 – Fees due for study beginning in the first semester
  • 10 July 2021 – Fees due for second semester only enrolments

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Adding papers

Adding papers to your course must be completed by 5:00pm on:

  • 5 March 2021 for Semester One and full-year papers
  • 16 July 2021 for Semester Two papers

Additional papers will be added to your academic record requires a change of course to be completed:

Adding papers to your course will normally increase the fees you are required to pay.

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Withdrawing

To receive a full tuition fee refund, withdrawing from a paper must be completed by 5:00pm on:

  • 19 March 2021 for Semester One papers
  • 26 March 2021 for full-year papers
  • 30 July 2021 for Semester Two papers

Late withdrawals, with no refund of fees, must be completed by 5:00pm on:

  • 7 May 2021 for Semester One papers
  • 17 September 2021 for Semester Two and full-year papers

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Workshop and audio conference dates for 2021

Workshops are compulsory for all papers. Terms requirements dictate that if you cannot attend the workshops, you will not be eligible to complete the programme. There are no exceptions.

PGCertPharm – Medicines Optimisation

  • PHCY 510 Evidence-Based Practice
    • Workshop 1: Saturday 27 March and Sunday 28 March 2021
  • PHCY 511 Patient-Centred Care
    • Workshop: Online workshop (9:00am – 2:00pm), Sunday 1 August 2021

PGDipClinPharm

  • PHCY 520 Applied patient-centred care (New PG Diploma paper)
    • Workshop 1: Saturday 20 February and Sunday 21 February 2021
    • Video conferences: 7:00pm to 9:00pm on Tuesdays (TBA)
  • PHCY 521 Elective topics in patient-centred care (New PG Diploma paper)
    • Workshop: Saturday 10 July and Sunday 11 July 2021, Wellington
    • Teaching arrangements: Workshop 1: Saturday 10 July and Sunday 11 July 2021, In-Person. 8:00am to 5:00pm. Location: Wellington.
    • Video conferences: 7:00pm to 9:00pm on Tuesdays (TBA)

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