1. Applying for an Extension

Applying for an extension - check the rules to see if you have reasonable grounds then complete the form.


  • send application to polsis@uq.edu.au before* the original due date with subject line: Request for Extension & course code

Postgraduate Coursework

  • Applications for an extension should be emailed to your Course Coordinator before* the original due date with subject line: Request for Extension (you can find their email address in your course's Electronic Course Profile).

*Request for extensions made on or after the due date may only be granted in circumstances in which you cannot reasonably have been expected to have met this requirement.

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2. Applying for Assessment Re-mark & Deferred Examinations

Querying a result

Be aware that In all cases, a re-mark, if granted, will replace the original mark for the piece of assessment in the calculation of the final grade which may result in a higher or lower grade.

  1. Read the procedures
  2. Follow the procedures 
  3. Having spoken with your tutor and Course Coordinator, if you still have an academic case that your mark does not reflect your work, fill out and follow the instructions on the Request for Assessment Re-Mark Form at the link above.

Alternative/Deferred Exam or Supplementary Assessment

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3. Applying for Permission to Enrol : Internships & independent study

Our application forms are PDFs. Please save  as FAMILY NAME Given Name STUDENT ID Course Code and complete online wherever possible. 

If you have trouble with the forms try a different browser.

Forms must be emailed to the School from your student account.

Contacts: polsis@uq.edu.au or (07) 3365 2858

Click on the links below for more information and to apply:
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4. Applying for Ethical Clearance

Click here for the School's Ethical Clearance Form

Changes are underway in UQ's Human Ethics procedures. See here for the details of these changes.

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5. Essay Guide

The School of Political Science & Intenational Studies Essay Guide - click to download the 'how to' guide for writing & referencing at this School. You need to use the Guide for the current year.

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6. Essay-writing and academic advice drop-in session

The School schedules regular drop-in sessions designed to provide one-on-one advice and assistance in essay planning and writing.

  • There is no need to make an appointment.
  • You are encouraged to bring your essay with you.
  • The sessions will alternate weekly between Tuesday morning and Wednesday afternoon.
TUESDAY 10-11am Room 501 GPN3 WEDNESDAY 5-6pm Room 501 GPN3
  Week 6 (30 Aug)
Week 7 (5 Sept) Week 8 (13 Sept)
Week 9 (19 Sept) Week 10 (4 Oct)
Week 11(10 Oct) Week 12 (18 Oct)
Week 13 (24 Oct) Revision week (1 Nov)
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7. Help with all aspects of student life

Student Services help with a wide range of issues that may impact you during your time at UQ.

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8. UQ Forms and Procedures

Forms Online at MyUQ

Manage My Program at MyUQ is the go-to place for the right forms for everything to do with your academic relationship with UQ. Check below for instructions specific to our school.

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9. Postgraduate research degree links

Graduate School Candidature Management Portal for RHD Students

Almost everything you need if you're a PhD or research Masters students.

See also our Higher Degree by Research page for more information..

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