Ceremony Dates and Deadlines

The dates and important deadlines for upcoming University of Adelaide graduation ceremonies can be found below.

The University of Adelaide currently holds graduation ceremonies in April/May and September each year, with in absentia following each round of in person ceremonies.

Please be aware that there will not be a Singapore graduation ceremony in 2020.

April/May 2020 graduation ceremonies

The April/May 2020 graduation ceremonies will be held between Monday 27th April - Wednesday 6th May (inclusive, business days only). During this period, ceremonies will be held at 10:30am and 2:00pm each day.

The provisional ceremony schedule can be viewed below. Please be aware that this schedule is subject to change.

Graduates will be issued with a Ceremony Attendance Confirmation Letter on Monday 16th March, which will confirm the exact date and time of the ceremony. We strongly recommend that graduates and guests do not book flights/accommodation until Ceremony Attendance Confirmation Letters have been released. The University does not take responsibility for any bookings that are made on the basis of the provisional schedule in the situation that the schedule changes.

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  • Monday 27th April 2020 10:30am - Faculty of the Professions

    Adelaide Business School
    • Bachelor of Business (Global)
    • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
    • Bachelor of Commerce (Corporate Finance)
    • Bachelor of Commerce (International Business)
    • Bachelor of Commerce (Management)
    • Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing)
    • Bachelor of Finance
    • Bachelor of Finance (International)
    • Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Bachelor of Marketing
    • Bachelor of Wine Marketing
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Commerce
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Finance
    School of Economics
    • Bachelor of Economics
    • Bachelor of Economics (Advanced)
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Economics
    • Graduate Diploma in Applied Economics
    • Master of Advanced Economics
    • Master of Applied Economics
    • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Monday 27th April 2020 2:00pm - Faculty of the Professions

    Adelaide Business School
    • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Tuesday 28th April 2020 10:30am - Faculty of the Professions

    Adelaide Business School
    • Graduate Certificate in Applied Project Management
    • Graduate Certificate in Commerce
    • Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Graduate Certificate in Self Managed Superannuation Funds
    • Graduate Diploma in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Master of Accounting
    • Master of Accounting and Finance
    • Master of Accounting and Marketing
    • Master of Applied Finance
    • Master of Applied Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Master of Applied Project Management
    • Master of Applied Project Management (Project Systems)
    • Master of Business Administration
    • Master of Commerce by coursework
    • Master of Finance
    • Master of Finance and Business Economics
    • Master of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Master of International Business
    • Master of International Management
    • Master of Marketing
    • Master of Philosophy
    • Master of Professional Accounting
    • Master of Wine Business
    • Doctor of Philosophy
    Centre for Global Food and Resources
    • Master of Agribusiness
    • Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business
    Institute for International Trade
    • Master of International Trade and Development
  • Tuesday 28th April 2020 2:00pm - Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

    Adelaide Nursing School
    • Bachelor of Nursing
    • Graduate Certificate in Nursing Science - all plans
    • Graduate Diploma in Addiction and Mental Health
    • Graduate Diploma in Nursing Science - all plans
    • Master of Clinical Nursing
    • Master of Nursing Science - all plans
    • Doctor of Philosophy
    School of Public Health
    • Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics
    • Graduate Certificate in Public Health
    • Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics
    • Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy
    • Graduate Diploma in Public Health
    • Master of Biostatistics
    • Master of Clinical Science
    • Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy
    • Master of Philosophy (Clinical Science)
    • Master of Philosophy (Public Health)
    • Master of Public Health
    • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Wednesday 29th April 2020 10:30am - Faculty of the Professions

    Adelaide Law School
    • Bachelor of Laws
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Laws
    • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
    • Master of Business Law
    • Master of Laws
    • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Wednesday 29th April 2020 2:00pm - Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

    Adelaide Dental School
    • Bachelor of Dental Surgery
    • Bachelor of Oral Health
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science in Dentistry
    • Graduate Certificate in Oral Health Science
    • Graduate Diploma in Forensic Odontology
    • Master of Philosophy (Dentistry)
    • Doctor of Clinical Dentistry
    • Doctor of Philosophy
    Adelaide Medical School
    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
    • Master of Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Master of Philosophy (Surgery)
    • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Thursday 30th April 2020 10:30am - Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

    School of Psychology
    • Bachelor of Psychological Science
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Psychological Science
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Psychology
    • Master of Clinical Psychology (Defence)
    • Master of Psychology (Clinical)
    • Master of Psychology (Health)
    • Master of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors)
    • Doctor of Philosophy
    • Doctor of Philosophy with Master of Psychology
  • Thursday 30th April 2020 2:00pm - Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences and Faculty of Sciences

    Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
    • Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences
    • Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences (Advanced)
    • Bachelor of Health Sciences
    • Bachelor of Health Sciences (Advanced)
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences
    School of Biological Sciences
    • Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science)
    • Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)
    • Bachelor of Science (Marine Biology)
    • Bachelor of Science (Wildlife Conservation Biology)
    • Master of Biotechnology (Biomedical)
    • Master of Philosophy
    • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Friday 1st May 2020 10:30am - Faculty of Sciences

    School of Physical Sciences
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Bachelor of Science (Advanced)
    • Bachelor of Science (Laser Physics and Technology)
    • Bachelor of Science (Mineral Geoscience)
    • Bachelor of Science (Space Sc & Astrophysics)
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science*
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science in High Performance Computational Physics
    • Graduate Certificate in Medical Physics
    • Master of Philosophy
    • Doctor of Philosophy
    • Doctor of Science

    *A select group of Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science graduates who specialised in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics will be presented with the Australian School of Petroleum and Energy Resources on Tuesday 5th May 2020 at 10:30am.

  • Friday 1st May 2020 2:00pm - Faculty of Sciences

    School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
    • Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences
    • Bachelor of Applied Biology
    • Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science
    • Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Applied Biology
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology
    • Graduate Diploma in Viticulture and Oenology
    • Master of Viticulture and Oenology
    • Doctor of Philosophy
    School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences
    • Bachelor of Science (Animal Science)
    • Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience)
    • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Monday 4th May 2020 10:30am - Faculty of Arts

    School of Humanities
    • Diploma in Arts
    • Diploma in Languages
    • Bachelor of Languages
    • Bachelor of Media
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Media
    • Graduate Diploma in Art History
    • Master of Arts (Curatorial & Museum Studies)
    • Master of Arts (Interpreting, Translation and Transcultural Communication)
    • Master of Environmental Policy and Management
    • Master of Philosophy
    • Doctor of Philosophy
    School of Social Sciences
    • Bachelor of Criminology
    • Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Management
    • Bachelor of International Development
    • Bachelor of International Relations
    • Bachelor of International Studies
    • Bachelor of Social Sciences
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Management
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of International Development
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Social Sciences
    • Graduate Diploma in Environmental Policy and Management
    • Graduate Diploma in Interpreting, Translation and Transcultural Communication
    • Master of Arts (Translation and Transcultural Communication)
    • Master of Philosophy
    • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Monday 4th May 2020 2:00pm - Faculty of Arts

    Faculty of Arts
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Arts
    • Master of Arts
    • Master of Philosophy
    Elder Conservatorium of Music
    • Diploma in Instrumental Music
    • Bachelor of Music - all plans
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Music (Music Composition)
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Music (Music Performance - Classical)
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Music (Music Performance - Jazz)
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Music (Popular Music and Creative Technologies)
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Music (Popular Music)
    • Master of Music (Performance and Pedagogy)
    • Master of Music (Performance Studies)
    • Doctor of Philosophy

    School of Education

    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Bachelor of Teaching
    • Master of Education
    • Master of Teaching
    • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Tuesday 5th May 2020 10:30am - Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

    Faculty of Arts
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Bachelor of Arts (Advanced)
    Australian School of Petroleum and Energy Resources
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Petroleum and Chemical)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Petroleum and Mechanical)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Petroleum and Mining)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Petroleum)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Petroleum) and Bachelor of Science
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Petroleum, Civil and Structural)
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science*
    • Master of Petroleum Engineering
    • Master of Science (Petroleum Geoscience)
    • Doctor of Philosophy

    *A select group of Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science graduates who specialised in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics will be presented in this ceremony.

    School of Mechanical Engineering
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Mechanical and Aerospace)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Mechanical and Sports)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Mechanical and Sustainable Energy)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Mechanical)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Mechatronic)
    • Graduate Certificate in Marine Engineering
    • Master of Engineering (Aerospace)
    • Master of Engineering (Mechanical)
    • Master of Engineering (Mechatronic)
    • Master of Marine Engineering
    • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Tuesday 5th May 2020 2:00pm - Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

    School of Architecture and Built Environment
    • Bachelor of Architectural Design
    • Master of Architecture by coursework
    • Master of Construction Management
    • Master of Landscape Architecture
    • Master of Planning
    • Master of Planning (Urban Design)
    • Master of Property
    • Doctor of Philosophy
    School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Civil & Structural)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Civil and Architectural)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Civil and Environmental)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Civil and Structural)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Civil, Structural and Environmental)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Mining)
    • Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Civil & Structural)
    • Master of Engineering (Civil & Structural)
    • Master of Engineering (Civil and Environmental)
    • Master of Engineering (Mining)
    • Master of Geostatistics
    • Doctor of Philosophy
    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Computer Systems)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Electrical & Electronic)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Electrical and Electronic)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Electrical and Sustainable Energy)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Telecommunications)
    • Master of Engineering (Electrical)
    • Master of Engineering (Electronic)
    • Master of Philosophy
    • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Wednesday 6th May 2020 10:30am - Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

    School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Chemical - Sustainable Energy)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Chemical and Pharmaceutical)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Chemical)
    • Master of Engineering (Chemical)
    • Doctor of Philosophy
    School of Computer Science
    • Bachelor of Computer Science
    • Bachelor of Computer Science (Advanced)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Computer Systems)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Software)
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Computer Science
    • Graduate Diploma in Computer Science
    • Master of Computer Science
    • Master of Computing and Innovation
    • Master of Data Science
    • Master of Software Engineering
    • Doctor of Philosophy
    School of Mathematical Sciences
    • Bachelor of Information Technology
    • Bachelor of Mathematical & Computer Sciences
    • Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
    • Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences
    • Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Advanced)
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences
    • Master of Philosophy
    • Doctor of Philosophy
April/May 2020 graduation ceremonies - important deadlines for students
11:59pm Wednesday, 12 February 2020 Deadline to for students to apply for April/May 2020 graduation ceremonies
From Monday, 17th February 2020 Provisional ceremony schedule to be published on website
By 5pm Monday, 16 March 2020  Ceremony Attendance Confirmation Letters released
Applications for additional tickets open in Access Adelaide
11:59pm Thursday, 2 April 2020 Deadline to apply for additional tickets in Access Adelaide
Late applications cannot be considered
By 5pm Wednesday, 8 April 2020 First allocation of additional tickets
Successful and unsuccessful applicants receive an email
By 5pm Thursday, 16 April 2020 Second allocation of additional tickets
Only successful applicants receive an email
By 5pm Wednesday, 22 April 2020 Final allocation of additional tickets
Only successful applicants receive an email

September 2020 graduation ceremonies

The September 2020 graduation ceremonies will be held between Monday 7th - Friday 11th September 2020 (inclusive). During this period, ceremonies will be held at 10:30am and 2:00pm each day.

The provisional ceremony schedule will be published on this website from Tuesday 7th July 2020.