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Procedure: Transnational education partnerships (coursework)


To outline the standards that underpin the University’s transnational education partnerships.


  1. Proposals for transnational coursework partnerships are first considered by the relevant ANU College(s). Consideration includes the completion of the Transnational Coursework Education Partnerships checklist.
  2. If endorsed, proposals are submitted for Academic Quality Assurance Committee (AQAC) consideration via the Academic Standards and Quality Office ( Proposals are submitted on the University's proforma with an additional cover memo outlining strategic alignment and indication of potential financial viability in line with scheduled dates. Acceptance on the agenda of Academic Quality Assurance Committee agenda is predicated upon the endorsement of the Academic Standards and Quality Office, the Legal Office and International Relations Office.
  3. If endorsed by Academic Quality Assurance Committee by at least a 75 per cent majority, the proposal is submitted for Academic Board Accreditation.
  4. Once accredited by Academic Board, a yearly program health check that considers enrolments, student evaluation data, financial viability and quality assurance arrangements will be undertaken by the relevant college(s) and submitted to Academic Quality Assurance Committee for endorsement and Academic Board for approval. Regular program reviews are undertaken in line with the Academic Programs and Courses Accreditation procedure.


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Title Transnational education partnerships (coursework)
Document Type Procedure
Document Number ANUP_007807
Version 5
Purpose To outline the standards that underpin the University’s transnational education partnerships.
Audience Staff, Students
Category Academic
Topic/ SubTopic Students
Effective Date 21 Dec 2017
Review Date 11 May 2017
Responsible Officer: Registrar, Student Administration
Approved By: Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
Contact Area Division of Student Administration and Academic Services
Authority Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015
Australian Qualifications Framework