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Policy: Professional and short courses

Purpose

To outline the principles and standards for professional and short courses that issue certificates bearing the ANU brand.

Overview

Short and professional courses terminate with the award of a certificate bearing the ANU brand reflect the University’s standards for teaching expertise, design, delivery and evaluation.

Scope

This policy applies to all staff, students and participants.

Policy statement

  1. ANU professional and short courses:
  • reflect University expertise;
  • align with the strategic directions of the University and College;
  • are consistent with the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) and privacy legislation;
  • reflect standards of clarity, rigour and excellence in design, delivery, evaluation and record keeping;
  • are not AQF qualifications; and
  • are not eligible for funding through the Commonwealth Grant Scheme (CGS).
  1. A person enrolled in only a professional or short course is considered a participant. A participant who is only enrolled in a professional or short course at The ANU is not an ANU student.

Information

Printable version (PDF)
Title Professsional and short courses
Document Type Policy
Document Number ANUP_009007
Version 7
Purpose To outline the principles and standards for professional and short courses that issue certificates bearing the ANU brand.
Audience Staff, Students
Category Academic
Topic/ SubTopic Students - Assessment, Academic Progress & Appeals
 
Effective Date 23 Aug 2022
Next Review Date 22 Aug 2027
 
Responsible Officer: Registrar, Student Administration
Approved By: Academic Board
Contact Area Division of Student Administration and Academic Services
Authority: Australian National University Act 1991
Delegations 0

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