Admission and Enrolment Procedure Manual - Coursework Programs

Document Number000965
Date Approved3 August 2011
Date Last Amended10 February 2014

2014 Manual - Third edition effective from 22 November 2013

Admission and Enrolment Procedure Manual - Coursework Programs - 000965 (PDF) FULL VERSION - Edition 3

2013 Manual - Second edition effective from 19 November 2012

Admission and Enrolment Procedure Manual - Coursework Programs - 000965 (PDF) FULL VERSION - Edition 2  

2012 Manual - First edition effective up to 19 November 2012

Admission and Enrolment Policy and Procedure Manual - 000965 (PDF) FULL VERSION - Edition 1 

Summary of the Manual

This manual should be read in conjunction with the Rules Governing Admission and Enrolment 000966 and the Admission and Enrolment Policy - Coursework Programs 000963.

The Admission and Enrolment Procedure Manual - Coursework Programs - 2013 applies to:

  • enabling programs
  • undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs; and
  • programs offered by the University of Newcastle to students studying in Australia and offshore, including those enrolled through a partner institution.

The following topics are covered within this Manual:

  • Contents
  • Foreword
  • Significant amendments or additions to this edition
  • Relevant Definitions
  • Authorising Policy
  • 1.  Admission
    • Admission to an Undergraduate Program
    • Admission to a Postgraduate Program
  • 2.  Educational Access Scheme (EAS)
  • 3.  Year 12 Bonus Points Scheme
    • Approved HSC Subjects
    • Maximum Bonus Points
    • 2013 Year 12 Bonus Points
  • 4.  Regional and Rural Bonus Points Scheme
  • 5.  Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander Admission Scheme
  • 6.  Burran Program
  • 7.  Elite Athletes Admission Scheme
  • 8.  Special Circumstances Admission Scheme
  • 9.  Bachelor of Midwifery Admission Scheme
  • 10. Guaranteed Entry Admission Scheme
  • 11. Special Tertiary Admission Test (STAT)
  • 12. International Admission and Enrolment
  • 13. Enrolment and Term Loads
  • 14. Non-Award Enrolment
  • 15. Deferment of Admission to a Coursework Award
  • 16. Internal Program Transfer
  • 17. Leave of Absence
  • 18. Enforced Leave
  • 19. Administration of the Summer Term
  • 20. Strategic Planning
  • Essential Supporting Documents
  • Related Documents
  • Appendices

 

Approval AuthorityAcademic Senate and Amendment Authority - Teaching and Learning Committee
Date Approved3 August 2011
Date Last Amended10 February 2014
Date for Review24 July 2014
Policy SponsorPresident of Academic Senate
Policy OwnerDeputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
Policy ContactDeputy Academic Registrar, Governance and Academic Administration
Amendment History

10 February 2014 – Chair, Teaching and Learning Committee approved, under delegated authority, insertion of new clause 1.4 on Conflict of Interest to address policy gap and to refer readers to the University’s Conflict of Interest policy and the Code of Conduct

5 February 2014 – Clause 15.3 revised to reflect change of title from Gifted and Talented to High Performing Students Program – approved by DVC(A)/Chair, Teaching and Learning Committee under delegated authority.

31 October 2013 – Updated 2014 (Edition 3) of this Manual, approved by Chair, Teaching and Learning Committee under delegated authority, for implementation 22 November 2013.

12 August 2013 – President of Academic Senate approved, under delegated authority, an amendment to Section 3 – Table 2: updates to the Year 12 Bonus Points Scheme for the 2014 admission cycle.

25 January 2013 - Amendment to title to align with legal advice, Governance and Policy

16 January 2013 – President of Academic Senate approved, under delegated authority, revisions to clause 17.2 (including the insertion of Table 5) to provide detailed programs which require Faculty approval for leave.

07 January 2013 – President of Academic Senate approved, under delegated authority, a revision to Section 9 in accordance with the Faculty of Health Admission and Selection Criteria approved by Academic Senate 7 November 2012.

Minor typographical corrections made by Governance and Policy, 28 November 2012

Minor title change, Governance and Policy, 21 November 2012.

19 October 2012 – Updated 2013 (Edition 2) of this Manual, approved by President of Academic Senate under delegated authority, for implementation from 19 November 2012.

Amendment to Clause 17.2.1. the addition of Master of Clinical Psychology, Doctor of Clinical Psychology and Doctor of Clinical and Health Psychology to the Excluded program list, approved Faculty Board, Science and Information Technology 11 October 2012.

Addition of Clause 1.3 to provide clarification on the University's discretion to decline admission to an applicant.

Addition of content links on landing page. 7 August 2012.

Amendment to Clause 10 to clarify on Resolution AS 12:030, approved President of Academic Senate 12 June 2012.

Amendment to Clause 10 to reflect the decision of Academic Senate, 28 March 2012, that STAT is only available to applicants 18 years and over who are not secondary school students [Resolution AS12:30]. Also minor corrections to Definitions and Essential Supporting documents, Governance and Policy 4 June 2012.

Amendment to Clause 16.3.8 to provide clarity on International students on leave of absence remaining in Australia. Approved President of Academic Senate under AUB1 8 March 2012.

Minor amendment to Table 4 in Clause 15.3 to include B Design (Architecture). Approved by President of Academic Senate under delegated authority1 February 2012.

Added "topics included in this manual include" and provided a list on the Policy Library entry page. 10 January 2012.

Approved Academic Senate, 3 August 2011, for implementation from 1 January 2011