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What is a Study Period?arrow-small-right

UniSA has seven study periods as opposed to two traditional semesters. The academic year is split into two halves, with three study periods in each half, plus a study period during summer. The main... Date Updated: 01/08/2017

What is 'mode of study'?arrow-small-right

Mode of study refers to whether you study on a full-time or part-time basis, as well as whether you are an on campus or online student. Your mode of study may vary semester to semester, depending... Date Updated: 18/07/2017

What is a major and minor?arrow-small-right

A major is a stream of related courses taken as part of an degree, comprising 36 units (commonly eight courses). A minor is a stream of related courses which comprises up to 18 units (commonly four... Date Updated: 18/07/2017

What is full-time study?arrow-small-right

A full-time study load includes a combination of courses to make up 18 units per semester. As a general rule, most UniSA students can expect to study between three to five contact hours (the time you... Date Updated: 18/07/2017
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