UWA Handbook 2017

Rules

Graduate Diploma in Business and Engineering Asset Management (61370)*

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'.

Articulation

2. The course articulates with the Master of Business and Engineering Asset Management.

Admission

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

(a)(i)A. the degree of Bachelor of Engineering of this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or

B. a bachelor's degree of this University in a relevant discipline area, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; and

(ii) at least five years' professional experience;

or

(b) the Graduate Certificate in Business and Engineering Asset Management completed with an average mark of at least 65 per cent, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty;

or

(c) a level of education and a duration and level of professional experience in asset management that, in the opinion of the Faculty, would permit the applicant to complete the course satisfactorily.

Credit

4. The Faculty may grant credit towards the course to a maximum value of 18 points for—

(a) units completed in the Graduate Certificate in Business and Engineering Asset Management of this University within the previous five years;

or

(b) completed units of study which, in the view of the Faculty, are similar in content to those required, and which the student has passed with a mark of at least 65 per cent.

[Approved additions to University Policy]

Course structure

5. The course consists of six units to a total minimum value of 36 points comprising—

(a) all units in Table a (Graduate Diploma in Business and Engineering Asset Management core units)—30 points

and

(b) one unit from Table b (Graduate Diploma in Business and Engineering Asset Management options)—6 points.

Satisfactory progress

6. A student will not make satisfactory progress in the course if they—

(a) fail units to the value of more than 12 points in a calendar year; or

(b) fail the same unit twice.

[Approved exception to University Policy]

Progress status

7. Unless the Faculty determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances—

(a) when a student, other than one described in (b), fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 6, a progress status of 'Suspended' is assigned by the Faculty;

(b) when a student who is enrolled for the first time in a postgraduate course at this University fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 6, a progress status of 'On Probation' is assigned if the student has—

(i) commenced mid-year; or

(ii)A. not failed units to a value greater than 18 points in their first year; and

B. not failed units to a value greater than 6 points in their second semester; and

C. gained a weighted average of at least 30 per cent in the units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

Award of Graduate Certificate in Business and Engineering Asset Management

8. A student who withdraws from the course before completing the course requirements, but after completing the requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Business and Engineering Asset Management, may apply to the Faculty to be awarded the certificate.