UWA Handbook 2017

Rules

Master of Business and Engineering Asset Management (61570)*

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 Graduate Diploma in Business and Engineering Asset Management articulates with the course.

Admission

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

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

(ii) at least five years' professional experience;

or

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

Course structure

4. The course consists of 12 units to a total minimum value of 72 points comprising—

(a) all units in Table a (Master of Business and Engineering Asset Management core units)—36 points

and

(b) six units to the value of 36 points chosen from Table b (Master of Business and Engineering Asset Management options).

Credit

5.(1) The Faculty may grant credit towards the course up to a maximum total value of 36 points.

(2) Within the overall credit limit set out in (1), the Faculty may grant credit—

(a) up to a value of 36 points to students who have completed the Graduate Diploma in Business and Engineering Asset Management with an average mark of at least 65 per cent, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty;

[Approved addition to University Policy]

(b) up to a value of 18 points towards the coursework component of the degree for completed units of study which, in the view of the Head of the School of Mechanical Engineering, are similar in content to those required, and have been awarded a mark of at least 65 per cent.

[Approved addition to University Policy]

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 six 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 degree with distinction

8. To be awarded the degree with distinction a student must achieve a course weighted average mark (WAM) of at least 80 per cent in—

(a) all units attempted as part of the course that are awarded a final percentage mark; and

(b) all relevant units undertaken in articulating courses of this University that are awarded a final percentage mark.

Award of Graduate Certificate in Business and Engineering Asset Management or Graduate Diploma in Business and Engineering Asset Management

9. 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 or the Graduate Diploma in Business and Engineering Asset Management, may apply to the Faculty to be awarded the appropriate qualification.