Students who commenced their course before 2012 should consult the rules below.

Note: This course is only available to re-enrolling students.

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures
1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module
1.A(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

(3) A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in the rules for this course.

(4) A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of (3) is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation'.

Admission
2. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a)(i) a bachelor's degree of this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; and

(ii) at least five years' relevant work experience;

or

(b) at least eight years' relevant work experience.

Course structure
3. The course consists of units to a total value of 72 points comprising—

(a) all units in Table a (Executive Master of Business Administration core units)—60 points

and

(b) units to the value of 12 points from Group A (Master of Business Administration).

Substitution
4. The Faculty may permit or require a student to substitute for units from Table a (Executive Master of Business Administration core units), units of equivalent value from Group A (Master of Business Administration).

Credit
5.(1) The Faculty may grant credit towards the course up to a total value of 48 points for units completed in the Graduate Diploma in Business of this University within the previous five years.

(2) For students who have not completed the Graduate Diploma in Business of this University, the Faculty may grant credit towards the course for studies completed within the previous five years to a total value of 36 points.

(3) Within the overall credit limit set out in (2), credit may include—

(a) a maximum of 36 points for relevant studies completed in postgraduate courses at recognised tertiary institutions;

[Approved addition to University Policy]

(b) a maximum of 12 points for units completed through Continuing Education at this University;

(c) a maximum of 18 points for work completed in approved courses provided by professional providers or private educational institutions.

[Approved exception to University Policy]

(4) The Faculty may, in special circumstances, approve an extension to the five-year limitation in (1) and (2).

Satisfactory progress
6.(1) Subject to (2) to make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal with academic penalty.

(2) A student will not have made satisfactory progress in the course if they—

(a) fail two or more units;

or

(b) fail three or more units throughout the course including units undertaken as part of the Graduate Diploma in Business course at this University;

or

(c) obtain a mark of 59 per cent or less in any four or more units, including failed units, throughout the course.

[(2) is an approved addition to University Policy]

Progress status
7.(1) Students who make satisfactory progress are assigned a progress status of 'Good Standing' by the Faculty and are permitted to re-enrol.

(2) Unless the Faculty determines otherwise in exceptional circumstances, students who fail to make satisfactory progress are assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

(3) Students seeking to re-enrol in the course after being assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' must submit, after a period of at least twelve months, sufficient reason to the Faculty, in writing, demonstrating why an improvement in performance could reasonably be expected.

(4) Students who have been assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' and are subsequently permitted by the Faculty to re-enrol are assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' and must meet any conditions determined by the Faculty.

(5) Students who meet the conditions determined by the Faculty under (4), are assigned a progress status of 'Good Standing' by the Faculty.

(6) Students who have been assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' and who fail to meet conditions determined by the Faculty are assigned a progress status of 'Excluded'.

Award of Graduate Certificate in Business or Graduate Diploma in Business
8. A student who withdraws from the course before completing the course requirements, but after completing units to the value of 24 points for the Graduate Certificate in Business or 48 points for the Graduate Diploma in Business, may apply to the Faculty to be awarded the relevant qualification.

Time limit
9.(1) The time limit is five years from the date of first enrolment in the course.

(2) The Faculty may, in special circumstances, approve an extension to the time limit.