To set out the University's policy in relation to Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
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.
This policy applies to all students in coursework Awards.
- The University’s credit policy and procedures ensure:
- Innovation and flexibility in the University's approach to education
- Opportunity for individuals to have their different types of learning recognised and counted
- Diverse, inclusive and accessible pathways to lifelong learning
- Quality assurance to guarantee that prior learning is of an appropriate standard
- Access to appropriate appeal mechanisms
- This policy and procedures are consistent with:
- the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF);
- the Higher Education Support Act (2003)
- 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
- The University’s Coursework Awards Rule.
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|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|
|Effective Date||11 Aug 2016|
|Review Date||10 Aug 2019|
|Responsible Officer||Registrar, Student Administration|
|Contact Area||Division of Student Administration|
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