Course structure must comply with the AQF by January 1, 2015.
This policy defines Course Structures in alignment with the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
Learning, Teaching and Research Committee - must ensure the Policy is implemented in the Learning, Teaching and Research Plan.
Program and discipline co-ordinators - ensure the policy is adhered to when Course Reviews are undertaken or major or minor changes suggested.
Course Structure Alignment with the AQF
This policy has been drawn in part from a document produced by Uni SA in September, 2012. http://w3.unisa.edu.au/teachinglearning/AQF/AQF_Implementation_Plan.pdf
The following model for undergraduate course structures is in compliance with the AQF requirements.
Summary: at least 75% of the final year content of an award must be at the AQF level of the qualification.
At least 75% of Diploma content must be at AQF 5 (Introductory Units)
At least 75% of final year must be at AQF 6 (Intermediate Units)
At least 75% of final year must be at AQF 7 (Advanced Units)
Summary: All of the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma at AQF 8