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Changing your Unit/s of Study

Change of Unit Enrolment is for students who are currently enrolled but wish to change their study program by enrolling or withdrawing from any units or change any class times.

New and Current Student - change of unit enrolment can be performed on eStudent.

eStudent support is available:

Enrolling (Adding) in a Unit

Current Macquarie students can add units to their unit enrolment via eStudent subject to the following constraints:

  • External Units - up to the end of week one classes
  • Internal Units - up to the end of week two classes
  • Program Exceeds 14 Credit Points - Students seeking to enrol in more than 14 credit points in one Session must obtain academic approval on a Permission To Undertake More Than 14cp Form (PDF 29.6Kb) and lodge it at Student Connect (MUSE Level 2 C7A).

Withdrawing (Deleting) from a Unit

Current Macquarie students can withdraw from Session 1, Session 2 or full year units via eStudent subject to the following constraints:

  • Students in Law must obtain academic approval from the Dean of Macquarie Law School in the Faculty of Arts if their enrolment status will change from full time to part time
  • eStudent may be unavailable at times (such as when the examination results are being loaded into the student system) for Change of Unit Enrolment
Withdrawing From Session 1 Unit(s)

The effect of your withdrawal from a Session 1 unit will depend on when you formally withdraw from the unit. If you withdraw from a Session 1 unit:

  • On or before 31 March - Students will be regarded as 'early withdrawn'. (No mark will be recorded against the unit in Official Transcripts)
  • After 31 March but No Later Than 28 April - Students will be regarded as 'Withdrawn' (W). Students will remain financially liable unless they apply and are found to have withdrawn under special circumstances. More Information
  • After 28 April - Students will be regarded as 'Fail Withdrawn' (FW). Students who apply and are found to have withdrawn because of Unavoidable Disruption may be awarded a 'Withdrawn' (W) Grade. More Information
  • Students will remain financially liable unless they apply and are found to have withdrawn under special circumstances. More Information
Withdrawing From Full Year Unit(s)

The effect of your withdrawal from a full-year unit will depend on when you formally withdraw from the unit. If you withdraw from a full-year unit:

  • On or before 30 April - Students will be regarded as 'early withdrawn'. (No mark will be recorded against the unit in Official Transcripts)
  • After 30 April but No Later Than 28 May - Students will be regarded as 'Withdrawn' (W). Students will remain financially liable unless they apply and are found to have withdrawn under special circumstances. More Information
  • After 28 May - Students will be regarded as 'Fail Withdrawn' (FW). Students who apply and are found to have withdrawn because of Unavoidable Disruption may be awarded a 'Withdrawn' (W) Grade. More Information
  • Students will remain financially liable unless they apply and are found to have withdrawn under special circumstances. More Information
Withdrawing From Session 2 Unit(s)

The effect of your withdrawal from a Session 2 unit will depend on when you formally withdraw from the unit. If you withdraw from a Session 2 unit:

  • On or before 31 August - Students will be regarded as 'Early Withdrawn'. (No mark will be recorded against the unit in Official Transcripts)
  • After 31 August but No Later Than 28 September - Students will be regarded as 'Withdrawn' (W). Students will remain financially liable unless they apply and are found to have withdrawn under special circumstances. More Information
  • After 28 September - Students will be regarded as 'Fail Withdrawn' (FW). Students who apply and are found to have withdrawn because of Unavoidable Disruption may be awarded a 'Withdrawn' (W) Grade. More Information
  • Students will remain financially liable unless they apply and are found to have withdrawn under special circumstances. More Information

Changing Class Details or Times

All students may change their class details and times online via eStudent.

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