Status and Details

Status and Details

Credit Policy

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 11th April 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 11th April 2026 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority Academic Senate The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 6th April 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Unit Head Matt Granfield
Executive Director, Customer Experience
This is the officer generally responsible for day to day administrative matters.
Author Diana Bayly
Compliance and Policy Officer
+61 2 6933 4053
This is the author of record for this version of the document.
Enquiries Contact Division of Student Experience General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

April 2023 - The Credit Policy has undergone a full review and is approved under delegation A11, resolution AS184/7. Key changes include:

• Clarification of the double counting rule about credit for prior subjects that have been used to graduate.

• Defined the 4 types of credit: Transfer credit, Graded credit, Proficiency credit, and Forward credit.

• Updated credit limits table.

• Revised maximum credit limits for undergrad courses under 64 points in total volume

• Expanded credit exceptions to allow faculties greater flexibility in responding to unique student circumstances and histories.

31/05/2023: Position name changed from Executive Director, Students (EDS) to Executive Director, Student Experience (EDSX)

10/10/2023: Position name changed from Dean, Graduate Studies (Dean, GS) to Dean, Graduate Research (Dean, Grad R)