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How many credits should I take each semester?

The number of credits you take each study period is also known as your study load. You may be required to meet specific study load requirements due to conditions associated with your student visa, course progression, financial assistance, scholarships, etc. Sometimes these conditions are not set by the University but by external organisations (e.g. Centrelink or Transperth). 

Curtin deems 75 credits and above within a half year period as a full-time study load. You are not obligated to undertake a full-time load unless you are bound by student visa conditions or an external organisation.

Find out more about what is considered full time and your study load obligations on the study load page.

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Updated 16/07/2020 02.35 PM