Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the Implementation Officer and relevant enquiries contact and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Higher Education Courses Approval and Review procedure

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Status Historic Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 5th December 2017 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 5th April 2019 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority Academic Board The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 21st November 2017 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date 8th July 2018 This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Implementation Officer Beverley Oliver
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic
This is the officer generally responsible for day to day administrative matters.
Enquiries Contact Paul Cardwell
Academic Programs Manager
+61 3 52278276
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

Administrative amendments were made to the Higher Education Courses Approval and Review Procedure on 15 June 2018 to replace the references to the ‘Pro Vice-Chancellor Research Training and Performance Enhancement’ with ‘Pro Vice-Chancellor Researcher Development and Integrity’ in clauses 8, 12, 17, 38, 43.


This Procedure has been amended to improve clarity of the two types of course approvals required; introduces a requirements that non-award courses which may leader to credit requires academic approval; introduces adjustments to the requirements for external references of assessment where carried out in real time; and clarifies that faculty approval is required for discontinuations.