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    • Physics, Mathematics and Computing
      • Graduate Certificate in Data Science (62230) Only available to re-enrolling students.

        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 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.

        Admission requirements

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

        (a) a bachelor's degree with a major in Data Science, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; or

        (b)

        (i) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and

        (ii) at least two years of full-time documented relevant industry experience considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course; and

        (iii) a demonstrated data science and coding ability, as assessed 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. This course does not form part of an articulated sequence.

        Course structure

        7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 24 points.

        (2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

        Satisfactory progress

        8. 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.

        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.

        Progress status

        10.(1) A student who makes satisfactory progress 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 for the first time under Rule 8 is assigned a progress status of 'On Probation';

        (b) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the second time under Rule 8 is assigned a progress status of 'Suspended';

        (c) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the third time under Rule 8 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. This rule is not applicable to this course.

        Deferrals

        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).


      • Master of Data Science (coursework or coursework and dissertation) (62530)
        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) and the Communication and Research Skills module (the CARS module).

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

        (3) A student must successfully complete the ACE module within the first teaching period of their enrolment. Failure to complete the module within this timeframe will result in the student's unit results from this teaching period being withheld. These results will continue to be withheld until students avail themselves of a subsequent opportunity to achieve a passing grade in the ACE module. In the event that students complete units in subsequent teaching periods without completing the ACE module, these results will similarly be withheld. Students will not be permitted to submit late review or appeal applications regarding results which have been withheld for this reason and which they were unable to access in the normally permitted review period.

        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.

        Admission requirements

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

        (a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

        and

        (b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent;

        and

        (c) completed ATAR Mathematics Applications, or equivalent, 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:

        • 62230 Graduate Certificate in Data Science (24 points)
        • 62330 Graduate Diploma in Data Science (48 points)

        (2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Data Science course before completing it, but after completing Level 4 and Level 5 units to the value of 24 points, may apply to the School to be awarded the Graduate Certificate in Data Science.

        (3) A student who withdraws from the Master of Data Science course before completing it, but after completing Level 4 and Level 5 units to the value of 48 points, may apply to the School to be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Data Science.

        Course structure

        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 bachelor's degree with a major in a cognate area, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty are granted credit for conversion units up to a value of 24 points.

        Satisfactory progress

        8. To make satisfactory progress a student must pass units to a point value greater than half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

        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.

        Progress status

        10.(1) A student who makes satisfactory progress under Rule 8 is assigned the status of 'Good Standing'.

        (2) Unless the Faculty determines otherwise because of exceptional circumstances;

        (a) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the first time under Rule 8 is assigned a progress status of 'On Probation';

        (b) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the second time under Rule 8 is assigned a progress status of 'Suspended';

        (c) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the third time under Rule 8 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;

        and

        (c) all units above Level 3 completed at this University that are credited to the master's degree course.

        Deferrals

        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).


        Additional rules
        Collaborative international articulation agreements

        14. A student from a cognate background granted admission into the course via a collaborative international articulation agreement is required to complete 96 credit points of the course including units to the value of up to 60 points from Group A of which at least 30 points must be undertaken at Level 5.

      • Master of Information Technology (coursework) (62510)
        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) and the Communication and Research Skills module (the CARS module).

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

        (3) A student must successfully complete the ACE module within the first teaching period of their enrolment. Failure to complete the module within this timeframe will result in the student's unit results from this teaching period being withheld. These results will continue to be withheld until students avail themselves of a subsequent opportunity to achieve a passing grade in the ACE module. In the event that students complete units in subsequent teaching periods without completing the ACE module, these results will similarly be withheld. Students will not be permitted to submit late review or appeal applications regarding results which have been withheld for this reason and which they were unable to access in the normally permitted review period.

        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.

        Admission requirements

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

        (a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

        and

        (b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent;

        and

        (c) completed Mathematics Applications ATAR, or equivalent, 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:

        • 60220 Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (24 points)
        • 60320 Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (48 points)

        (2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Information Technology course before completing it, but after completing Level 4 and Level 5 units to the value of 24 points, may apply to the School to be awarded the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology.

        (3) A student who withdraws from the Master of Information Technology course before completing it, but after completing Level 4 and Level 5 units to the value of 48 points, may apply to the School to be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology.

        Course structure

        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 bachelor's degree with a major in a cognate area, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty are granted credit for conversion units up to a value of 24 points.

        Satisfactory progress

        8. To make satisfactory progress a student must pass units to a point value greater than half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

        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.

        Progress status

        10.(1) A student who makes satisfactory progress under Rule 8 is assigned the status of 'Good Standing'.

        (2) Unless the Faculty determines otherwise because of exceptional circumstances—

        (a) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the first time under Rule 8 is assigned a progress status of 'On Probation';

        (b) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the second time under Rule 8 is assigned a progress status of 'Suspended';

        (c) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the third time under Rule 8 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;

        and

        (c) all units above Level 3 completed at this University that are credited to the master's degree course.

        Deferrals

        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).


      • Master of Medical Physics (thesis and coursework) (51630) Only available to re-enrolling students.

        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 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) and the Communication and Research Skills module (the CARS module).

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

        (3) A student must successfully complete the ACE module within the first teaching period of their enrolment. Failure to complete the module within this timeframe will result in the student's unit results from this teaching period being withheld. These results will continue to be withheld until students avail themselves of a subsequent opportunity to achieve a passing grade in the ACE module. In the event that students complete units in subsequent teaching periods without completing the ACE module, these results will similarly be withheld. Students will not be permitted to submit late review or appeal applications regarding results which have been withheld for this reason and which they were unable to access in the normally permitted review period.

        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.

        Admission requirements

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

        (a) a relevant bachelor's degree with a major in physics, mathematics or engineering with first class or second class honours and with an average mark of at least 70 per cent, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty;

        or

        (b) a relevant Graduate Diploma in Science of this University which includes a research component, and with an average mark of at least 70 per cent, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty.

        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. This course does not form part of an articulated sequence.

        Course structure

        7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 96 points.

        (2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

        Satisfactory progress

        8.(1) A student who does not pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units for which they are enrolled, or who fails the same unit twice, will not have made satisfactory progress.

        (2) Students who fail units to the value of 12 points from Group A of the Master of Medical Physics (by thesis and coursework) core units will not have made satisfactory progress.

        [(1) and (2) are approved additions to University Policy]

        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.

        Progress status

        10. A student who fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 is assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' unless the Faculty decides otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances.

        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;

        and

        (c) all units above Level 3 completed at this University that are credited to the master's degree course.

        Deferrals

        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).


        Additional rules
        Substitution

        14. The Faculty, on the recommendation of the course coordinator, may permit a student to substitute for two units in Group A two other relevant units of equivalent value at Level 4 or higher offered in this University or in any comparable course in another recognised institution.

      • Master of Physics (coursework and dissertation) (53560)
        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) and the Communication and Research Skills module (the CARS module).

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

        (3) A student must successfully complete the ACE module within the first teaching period of their enrolment. Failure to complete the module within this timeframe will result in the student's unit results from this teaching period being withheld. These results will continue to be withheld until students avail themselves of a subsequent opportunity to achieve a passing grade in the ACE module. In the event that students complete units in subsequent teaching periods without completing the ACE module, these results will similarly be withheld. Students will not be permitted to submit late review or appeal applications regarding results which have been withheld for this reason and which they were unable to access in the normally permitted review period.

        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.

        Admission requirements

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

        (a) (i) a bachelor's degree in physics, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and

        (ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent;

        or

        (b) an honours degree in physics, or an equivalent qualification, 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 award:

        • 52360 Graduate Diploma in Physics (48 points)

        (2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Physics course before completing it, but after completion of 36 points of core units from within a single specialisation and 12 points of option units, may apply to the School to be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Physics.

        Course structure

        7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 96 points (maximum value) which includes conversion units to a value of 24 points, course core units and specialisation units. The course comprises the following specialisations :

        • SP-ASTPH Astronomy and Astrophysics
        • SP-CMPPH Computational Physics
        • SP-EXPPH Experimental Physics
        • SP-MEDPH Medical Physics
        • SP-THEPH Theoretical Physics

        (2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

        (3) Students who have completed a bachelors degree with a major in Physics and Mathematics or equivalent are granted credit for conversion units up to a value of 24 points.

        Satisfactory progress

        8. A student who does not pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units for which they are enrolled, or who fails the same unit twice, will not have made satisfactory progress.

        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.

        Progress status

        10.(1) Students who make satisfactory progress are assigned the status of 'Good Standing'.

        (2) Unless the relevant board determines otherwise because of exceptional circumstances—

        (a) students who do not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time are assigned a progress status of 'On Probation';

        (b) students who do not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the second time are assigned a progress status of 'Suspended';

        (c) students who do not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the third time are 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;

        and

        (c) all units above Level 3 completed at this University that are credited to the master's degree course.

        Deferrals

        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).


        Additional rules
        Substitution

        14. The School, on the recommendation of the Head of Department, Physics, may permit a student to substitute a relevant unit outside the School for one of the core Special Topics in Physics units'.

      • Bachelor of Science Frontier Physics and Master of Physics (CM015)
        Title

        1. These rules are the Bachelor of Science Frontier Physics and Master of Physics Degree Combined Course Rules.

        Terms Used

        2. The Glossary provides an explanation of the terms used in these rules.

        Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

        3.(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

        4.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in an undergraduate degree course of the University 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), Communication and Research Skills (the CARS module) and Indigenous Studies Essentials (the ISE module) in the teaching period in which they are first enrolled.

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

        English Language competency requirements

        5. 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.

        Admission requirements

        6.(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
        (a) achieved an ATAR of at least 96, or equivalent as recognised by UWA; and meet the additional requirements stated at (2) below

        or

        (b) a direct pathway offer;

        or

        (c) a place in a relevant UWA access program.

        (2) A scaled mark of at least 50% in ATAR Physics or equivalent or higher and ATAR Mathematics Methods or equivalent or higher and ATAR Mathematics Specialists or equivalent or higher.

        Admission ranking and selection

        7. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

        Transfer Requirements

        8.(1) A student enrolled in an undergraduate degree course at UWA may apply to transfer into this combined degree course if they satisfy the following conditions:

        (a) the student has not commenced their final semester of enrolment in their current course;

        and

        (b) the course transfer is undertaken within the two transfer windows in each academic year;

        and

        (c) there are no quotas preventing the student from enrolling in a major or unit in which the student seeks to enrol; and

        (2) the student has completed a minimum of 48 points of study in their current course and achieved a WAM of at least 75

        Course structure

        9.(1) The Combined Bachelor's and Master's degree consists of 192 credit points (normally 32 units), comprising:

        (a) 120 credit points (normally 20 units) of an undergraduate component, including:

        (i) no more than 60 credit points (normally 10 units) at Level 1; and

        (ii) at least 60 credit points (normally 10 units) at Level 2 and Level 3, including at least 18 credit points (normally 3 units) at Level 3; and

        (iii) the degree-specific major: MJD-FRODM Frontier Physics (ID 4875)

        and

        (iv) any relevant foundation units.

        and

        (b) a postgraduate component, including at least 72 credit points (normally 12 units) completed at Level 4 and Level 5.

        (2) A student enrolled in this combined degree course must complete all requirements of the 53560 Master of Physics (ID 14), subject to any restrictions specified in these rules.

        (3) Students may choose to undertake an additional major and/or up to two minors from any undergraduate degree, provided the student will be able to complete all nominated majors and minors within 192 credit points.

        Exit awards

        10.(1) This course has the following exit award:

        • Bachelor of Frontier Physics (Advanced)

        (2) A student who withdraws from this Combined Degree Course before completing it, but after completing a minimum of 144 points of study, comprising 120 credit points of undergraduate study at Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 and at least 24 credit points of study at Level 4 and/or Level 5 may apply to the School to be awarded the exit awards mentioned in (1).

        Satisfactory progress

        11.(1) To make satisfactory progress a student must pass units to a point value greater than half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

        (2) A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the CARS module or the ISE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress.

        (3) A student who fails a unit twice is not permitted to enrol again in that unit unless the relevant board approves otherwise.

        (4) Students must meet any additional progress requirements set out in the rules for the 53560 Master of Physics (ID 14) course.

        Progress status

        12.(1) A student who makes satisfactory progress 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 for the first time under Rule 11(1) is assigned a progress status of 'On Probation';

        (b) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the second time under Rule 11(1) is assigned a progress status of 'Suspended';

        (c) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the third time under Rule 11(1) is assigned a progress status of 'Excluded';

        (d) a student who does not make satisfactory progress under Rule 11(2) is assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to make satisfactory progress under Rule 11(1).

        Deferrals

        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).


      • Bachelor of Advanced Computer Science [Honours] (BH008)
        Title

        1. These rules are the Bachelor of Advanced Computer Science [Honours] (Honours) Course Rules.

        Terms Used

        2. The Glossary provides an explanation of the terms used in these rules.

        Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

        3.(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

        4.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in an undergraduate degree course of the University 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), Communication and Research Skills (the CARS module) and Indigenous Studies Essentials (the ISE module) in the teaching period in which they are first enrolled.

        (2) A student must successfully complete the ACE module within the first teaching period of their enrolment. Failure to complete the module within this timeframe will result in the student's unit results from this teaching period being withheld. These results will continue to be withheld until students avail themselves of a subsequent opportunity to achieve a passing grade in the ACE module. In the event that students complete units in subsequent teaching periods without completing the ACE module, these results will similarly be withheld. Students will not be permitted to submit late review or appeal applications regarding results which have been withheld for this reason and which they were unable to access in the normally permitted review period.

        (3) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module, the CARS module or the ISE module is not required to repeat the relevant module.

        English Language competency requirements

        5. 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.

        Admission requirements

        6.(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
        (a) achieved an ATAR of at least 92, or equivalent as recognised by UWA; and meet the additional requirements stated at (2) below

        or

        (b) a direct pathway offer;

        or

        (c) a place in a relevant UWA access program.

        and

        (2) A scaled mark of at least 50% in ATAR Mathematics Methods, or equivalent.

        Admission ranking and selection

        7. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

        Transfer Requirements

        8.(1) A student enrolled in an undergraduate degree course at UWA may apply to transfer into this course if they satisfy the following conditions:

        (a) the student has not commenced their final semester of enrolment;

        and

        (b) the course transfer is undertaken within the specified transfer windows in each academic year;

        and

        (c) there are no quotas preventing the student from enrolling in a major or unit in which the student seeks to enrol; and

        (2) the student has completed a minimum of 24 points of study in their current course and achieved a WAM of at least 70

        and

        (3) the student has successfully completed Mathematics Methods ATAR, or MATH1721 Mathematics Foundations: Methods, or equivalent as recognised by UWA, CITS1401 Computational Thinking with Python and CITS1001 Software Engineering with Java, or equivalent as recognised by UWA.

        Course structure

        9.(1) An integrated Honours Degree Course consists of 192 credit points (normally 32 units), comprising:

        (a) 144 credit points (normally 24 units) of an undergraduate component, including:

        (i) no more than 72 credit points (normally 12 units) at Level 1; and

        (ii) at least 72 credit points (normally 12 units) at Level 2 and Level 3, including at least 18 credit points (normally 3 units) at Level 3; and

        (iii) at least 24 credit points (normally 4 units) outside the student's degree-specific major to provide breadth of study; and

        (iv) a degree-specific major chosen from the list below:

        (1) MJD-ARIDM Artificial Intelligence

        (2) MJD-CDSDM Computing and Data Science

        (3) MJD-ICYDM International Cybersecurity

        and

        (v) any relevant foundation units.

        and

        (b) 48 credit points (normally 8 units) of an Honours component, including:

        (i) at least 24 credit points (normally 4 units) at Level 4 and Level 5; and

        (ii) at least 24 credit points (normally 4 units) of Dissertation or equivalent units at Level 4 and/or Level 5; and

        (iii) at least 12 credit points (normally 2 units) of the 48 credit points are undertaken at Level 4.

        (2) Students may choose to undertake an additional major and/or up to two minors from any undergraduate degree, provided the student will be able to complete all nominated majors and minors within 192 credit points.

        Satisfactory progress

        10.(1) To make satisfactory progress a student must pass units to a point value greater than half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

        (2) This rule is intentionally blank.

        (3) A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) in any one or more of the CARS module or the ISE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress.

        (4) A student who fails a unit twice is not permitted to enrol again in that unit unless the relevant board approves otherwise.

        (5) A student must maintain a minimum WAM of 70 in order to be assigned a progress status of 'Good Standing'. WAM will be calculated at the end of each academic year. A student who does not meet this requirement will be assigned a progress status of 'On Probation'.

        (6)(a) A student must achieve a minimum WAM of 70 to progress into the Honours year.

        (b) a student who chooses to exit after three years or is unable to progress to Honours will exit with a Bachelor of Science and a major in either Computer Science, Data Science, or Cybersecurity.

        Progress status

        11.(1) A student who makes satisfactory progress 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 for the first time under Rule 10(1) is assigned a progress status of 'On Probation';

        (b) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the second time under Rule 10(1) is assigned a progress status of 'Suspended';

        (c) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the third time under Rule 10(1) is assigned a progress status of 'Excluded';

        (d) a student who does not make satisfactory progress under rule 10(2) is assigned a progress status of ‘Excluded';

        (e) a student who does not make satisfactory progress under Rule 10(3) is assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to make satisfactory progress under Rule 10(1).

        (3) A student who has been 'on Probation' for one year under rule 10(5) and does not meet the minimum WAM requirement will be transferred into the Bachelor of Science.

        Deferrals

        12. Applicants awarded admission to the course are entitled to a deferral of up to 12 months, as per the University Policy on: Admissions (Coursework).


        Final honours classification

        13. The final honours classification is awarded in accordance with the University Policy on: Assessment.

      • Undergraduate Certificate in Data Science (CU006) Only available to re-enrolling students.

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

        Title

        1. These rules are the Undergraduate Certificate in Data Science Course Rules.

        Terms Used

        2. The Glossary provides an explanation of the terms used in these rules.

        Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

        3.(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, Communication and Research Skills And Indigenous Studies Essentials module

        4.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in an undergraduate degree course of the University 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), Communication and Research Skills (the CARS module) and Indigenous Studies Essentials (the ISE module) in the teaching period in which they are first enrolled.

        (2) A student must successfully complete the ACE module within the first teaching period of their enrolment. Failure to complete the module within this timeframe will result in the student's unit results from this teaching period being withheld. These results will continue to be withheld until students avail themselves of a subsequent opportunity to achieve a passing grade in the ACE module. In the event that students complete units in subsequent teaching periods without completing the ACE module, these results will similarly be withheld. Students will not be permitted to submit late review or appeal applications regarding results which have been withheld for this reason and which they were unable to access in the normally permitted review period.

        (3) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the CARS module or the ISE module is not required to repeat the relevant module.

        Course structure

        Satisfactory progress

        Progress status

        Deferrals

        12. Applicants are not normally permitted to defer admission to this course and are expected to commence their course in the offered intake only. Applicants seeking admission to an alternative intake must submit a new application for that intake.

      • Applied Statistical Learning (CU020)

        Note: This course is not available in 2022.

        Title

        1. These rules are the Applied Statistical Learning Course Rules.

        Terms Used

        2. The Glossary provides an explanation of the terms used in these rules.

        Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

        3.(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, Communication and Research Skills And Indigenous Studies Essentials module

        4.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in an undergraduate degree course of the University 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), Communication and Research Skills (the CARS module) and Indigenous Studies Essentials (the ISE module) in the teaching period in which they are first enrolled.

        (2) A student must successfully complete the ACE module within the first teaching period of their enrolment. Failure to complete the module within this timeframe will result in the student's unit results from this teaching period being withheld. These results will continue to be withheld until students avail themselves of a subsequent opportunity to achieve a passing grade in the ACE module. In the event that students complete units in subsequent teaching periods without completing the ACE module, these results will similarly be withheld. Students will not be permitted to submit late review or appeal applications regarding results which have been withheld for this reason and which they were unable to access in the normally permitted review period.

        (3) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the CARS module or the ISE module is not required to repeat the relevant module.

        Course structure

        Satisfactory progress

        Progress status

        Deferrals

        12. Applicants are not normally permitted to defer admission to this course and are expected to commence their course in the offered intake only. Applicants seeking admission to an alternative intake must submit a new application for that intake.