Duration of course

Duration of courseDuration of visa
Longer than 10 months and finishing at the end of the Australian academic year (November – December)Your visa will usually be granted to March 15 of the following year.
Longer than 10 months (finishing January - October)Your visa will usually be granted for two months longer than the duration of your course.
10 months or lessYour visa will usually be granted for one month longer than the duration of your course.

More information is available about student visa grant periods.