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 and Communication and Research Skills modules
2.(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.
English Language competency requirements
3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.
4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a UWA Master of Professional Engineering or a Bachelor of Engineering, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;
(c) successfully completed prior tertiary study in electrical and electronic engineering, chemical engineering, or mechanical engineering, or in a related cognate discipline as recognised by UWA.
Admission ranking and selection
5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.
Articulations and exit awards
6.(1) This course has the following exit awards:
- 62260 Graduate Certificate in Renewable and Future Energy (24 points)
- 62360 Graduate Diploma in Renewable and Future Energy (48 points)
(2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Renewable and Future Energy course before completing it, but after completing Level 4 and Level 5 core units to the value of 24 points, may apply to the School to be awarded the Graduate Certificate in Renewable and Future Energy.
(3) A student who withdraws from the Master of Renewable and Future Energy course before completing it, but after completing Level 4 and Level 5 core units to the value of 48 points, may apply to the School to be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Renewable and Future Energy.
7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 96 points (maximum value) which include conversion units to a value of 24 points.
(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.
(3) Students who have completed a relevant engineering degree, or an equivalent qualification as recognised by the Faculty. are granted credit for conversion units up to a value of 24 points.
8. 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 without academic penalty.
(2) A student who fails a unit twice is not permitted to enrol again in that unit unless the Faculty approves otherwise.
9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the Communication and Research Skills module (the CARS 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 Rule 8.
10.(1) A student who make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 is assigned the status of 'Good Standing'.
(2) Unless the relevant board determines otherwise because of exceptional circumstances—
(a) a student who does not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time is assigned a progress status of 'On Probation';
(b) a student who does not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the second time is assigned a progress status of 'Suspended';
(c) a student who does not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the third time is assigned a progress status of 'Excluded'.
11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 9 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.
Award with distinction
12. To be awarded the degree with distinction a student must achieve a course weighted average mark (WAM) of at least 80 per cent which is calculated based on—
(a) all units above Level 3 attempted as part of the course that are awarded a final percentage mark;
(b) all relevant units above Level 3 undertaken in articulating courses of this University that are awarded a final percentage mark;
(c) all units above Level 3 completed at this University that are credited to the master's degree course.
13. Applicants awarded admission to the course are entitled to a deferral of up to 12 months, as per the University Policy on: Admissions (Coursework).