Courses & Units

Course rules for Z2F Associate Degree in Applied Technologies

COURSE RULES

University College - Associate Degrees

  1. These Specifications apply to the associate degrees offered by the University College and listed in Schedule 1. These specifications shall take effect on 1 September 2019 and shall apply to all candidates for the University College Associate degrees listed in Schedule 1.
  2. Candidates for the associate degrees shall be admitted in accordance with Rule 6: Admission, Assessment and Student Progress.
  3. Candidates for the associate degrees shall complete the course requirements in not more than 5 years. The maximum completion time will be calculated from the commencement of the first unit which is passed and which counts towards the associate degree requirements.
  4. Degree requirements
    1. Each associate degree comprises 16 x 12.5 credit point units.
  5. Degree models

There are three types of Associate degree models offered by University College: General 1, General 2, and Specialisation.

General Associate Degree 1

The General Associate Degree 1 comprises 16 units. A minimum of 8 units at introductory level and 8 units at intermediate level. A maximum of 8 units (four at introductory level and 4 at intermediate level) may be taken as degree electives.

General Associate Degree 2

The General Associate Degree 2 comprises 16 units. A minimum of 8 units at introductory level and 8 units at intermediate level. A maximum of 8 units (four at introductory level and 4 at intermediate level) may be taken either as degree electives, or as a Minor of 4 units plus 4, degree electives, or 2 Minors. Each minor will comprise 2 introductory level units and 2 intermediate level units.

Associate Degree (Specialisation)

The Associate Degree (Specialisation) comprises 16 units. A minimum of 8 units (4 at introductory level, 4 at intermediate level) make up the core units of the degree. Up to 8 units (50% coursework) make up the “specialisation” of the associate degree.

  1. Enrolment conditions
    1. Enrolment in the University College Associate degrees, and all units comprising them, will be in accordance with requisites and enrolment conditions determined by the University College.
    2. When two or more units of the same name or content are offered within the University, only one may be counted towards the diploma.
  1. Credit for previous studies Passes in units in other incomplete courses in this University or another approved tertiary institution may be credited towards the associate degree and a course plan developed to detail the units required by the student to qualify for the associate degree. The maximum credit granted will be in accordance with the limits as stated in Rule 6: Admission, Assessment and Student Progress.
  2. Transition Students who have passed units towards Associate Degrees under the previous specifications will be entitled to transfer to the associate degrees under these specifications with full equivalent credit. The transition for continuing students to these specifications will be managed to ensure that students are not disadvantaged.

COURSE RULES

University College – Nested Diplomas

  1. These Specifications apply to the nested diplomas offered by the University College and listed in Schedule 1.  These specifications shall take effect on 1 September 2019 and shall apply to all candidates for the University College nested diplomas listed in Schedule 1.
  2. Candidates for the nested diplomas shall be admitted in accordance with Rule 6   Admission, Assessment and Student Progress.
  3. Candidates for the nested diplomas shall complete the course requirements in not more than 3 years. The maximum completion time will be calculated from the    commencement of the first unit which is passed and which counts towards the nested diploma requirements.
  4. Degree requirements
    1. Each nested diploma comprises 8 x 12.5 credit point units.
  5. Degree models

There is one type of nested diploma model offered by University College:

  1. Enrolment conditions
    1. Enrolment in the diploma, and all units comprising them, will be in accordance with requisites and enrolment conditions determined by the University College.
    2. When two or more units of the same name or content are offered within the University, only one may be counted towards the diploma
  1. Credit for previous studies Passes in units in other incomplete courses in this University or another approved tertiary institution may be credited towards the diploma and a course plan developed to detail the units required by the student to qualify for the diploma. The maximum credit granted will be in accordance with the limits as stated in Rule 6: Admission, Assessment and Student Progress.
  2. Transition Students who have passed units towards nested diplomas under the previous specifications will be entitled to transfer to the diplomas under these specifications with full equivalent credit. The transition for continuing students to these specifications will be managed to ensure that students are not disadvantaged.