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Policy: Credit

Purpose

To set out the University's policy in relation to Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Overview

The granting of credit is an evaluation process that assesses the individual's formal and non-formal learning, and prior informal learning, to determine the extent to which that individual has achieved the required learning outcomes, or standards for entry to a qualification.

Scope

This policy applies to all students in coursework Awards.

Policy statement

  1. The University’s credit policy and procedures ensure:
  1. Innovation and flexibility in the University's approach to education
  2. Opportunity for individuals to have their different types of learning recognised and counted
  3. Diverse, inclusive and accessible pathways to lifelong learning
  4. Quality assurance to guarantee that prior learning is of an appropriate standard
  5. Access to appropriate appeal mechanisms
  1. This policy and procedures are consistent with:
  1. the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF);
  2. the Higher Education Support Act (2003)
  3. Education Services for Overseas Students Act (2000) and the National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2007; and
  4. The University’s Coursework Awards Rule.

Information

Printable version (PDF)
Title Credit
Document Type Policy
Document Number ANUP_000399
Version 13
Purpose To set out the University's policy in relation to Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
Audience Students, Students-Graduate-Coursework, Students-Undergraduate, Prospective Students, Staff
Category Academic
Topic/ SubTopic Students
 
Effective Date 11 Aug 2016
Review Date 10 Aug 2019
 
Responsible Officer Registrar, Student Administration
Approved By: Vice-Chancellor
Contact Area Division of Student Administration
Authority AQF Qualifications Pathways Policy
Australian Qualifications Framework
Higher Education Support Act 2003
National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018

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