Melbourne Polytechnic courses and assessments are based on our academic year. The academic year is divided into 2 study periods, Semester 1 and Semester 2 with exam weeks and school vacations in between.
Courses will usually commence in February each year or July for courses available midyear. Please refer to Melbourne Polytechnic's Calendars below for more details.
Melbourne Polytechnic VET Calendar (for Certificates and Diplomas)
Melbourne Polytechnic Higher Education Calendar (for Degrees)
Melbourne Polytechnic courses are delivered using a variety of different learning methods. Some courses are delivered with a combination of these methods.
You will be assessed using a combination of formative, summative and authentic assessments.