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      • Graduate Certificate in Emergency Medicine Research (90240)
        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 in a health profession-related discipline 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. 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 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) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time are assigned the progress status of 'On Probation' by the Faculty.

        (2) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for a second time are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty.

        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).


      • Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Sleep Science (91250)

        Note: This course is not available in 2022.

        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 degree1, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

        or

        (b) a level and duration of health-related education and professional experience considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.

        1A relevant bachelor's degree includes a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, and a bachelor's degree in a health-related discipline

        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. Students who do not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 are assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

        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).


      • Graduate Certificate in Rural and Remote Medicine (90220)

        Note: This course is not available in 2022.

        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 of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

        and

        (b) (i) completed or be undertaking fellowship training in a primary care or equivalent specialty college; or

        (ii) a level of professional rural experience considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.

        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.(1) Subject to (2), to make satisfactory progress a student must pass units to a value of greater than half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal with academic penalty.

        (2) Students will not have made satisfactory progress if they fail a core unit twice.

        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. Students who do not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 are assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

        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).


        Additional rules
        Time limit

        14. The time limit is two years from the date of first enrolment in the course.

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        Enrolment

        15. Unless the Faculty, on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, permits otherwise, a student must enrol in units to the value of at least 12 points in any 12-month period.

        Credit

        16. Credit granted for work completed as part of an approved course at this or another recognised tertiary institution will not exceed six points.

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

      • Graduate Diploma in Neonatology (91380)

        Note: This course is not available in 2022.

        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 of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

        and

        (b) at least two years of professional experience and evidence of the following:

        (i) awareness of contemporary issues in neonatology; and

        (ii) basic competence in paediatrics professional learning; and

        (iii) experience in leading and managing others; and

        (iv) engagement in ongoing professional learning;

        and

        (c) (i) a current enrolment in the advanced neonatal training program through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP); or

        (ii) a qualification as a neonatologist through the RACP, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; or

        (iii) a qualification as a medical practitioner and a desire for an academic career in neonatology.

        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. The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

        • 91380 Graduate Diploma in Neonatology (24 points)
        • 91580 Master of Neonatology (48 points)
        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. Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time are assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' by the Faculty.

        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 Aboriginal Health (thesis and coursework) (90690)
        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 in a health-related discipline from this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty;

        or

        (b) a level of prior professional health-related experience which, in the opinion of the Faculty, would enable the applicant to complete the course.

        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. 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. Students who do not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 are assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

        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
        Enrolment

        14. Unless the Faculty, on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, permits otherwise, a student must enrol in units to the value of at least 24 points in any year of enrolment.

        Credit

        15. Credit granted for work completed as part of an approved course at this or another recognised institution will not exceed 18 points.

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        Substitution

        16. Under exceptional circumstances assessed on a case by case basis, the Faculty, on recommendation by the course coordinator, may permit a student to substitute units up to a maximum of 12 points another unit or other units of equivalent value.

        Thesis submission and examination

        17. Submission and examination of the thesis is governed by the relevant master's degree by research rules for courses administered by the Board of the Graduate Research School.1

        1 The Graduate Research School administers the examination and classification of the thesis.

      • Master of Child Health Research (thesis and coursework) (91610)
        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 of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or a Doctor of Medicine or a bachelor's degree in a relevant biomedical or health discipline from this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty;

        and

        (b) a course weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent;

        or

        (c) a minimum of two years of relevant postgraduate professional experience.

        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) 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) Students will not have made satisfactory progress if they fail a core unit twice.

        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 does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

        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
        Time limit

        14. The time limit is four years from the date of first enrolment in the course.

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        Substitution

        15. Under exceptional circumstances assessed on a case by case basis, the Faculty, on recommendation by the course coordinator, may permit a student to substitute units up to a maximum of 12 points another unit or units of equivalent value.

        Thesis submission and examination

        16. Submission and examination of the thesis is governed by the relevant master's degree by research rules for courses administered by the Board of the Graduate Research School.1

        1 The Graduate Research School administers the examination and classification of the thesis.

      • Master of Clinical Research (thesis and coursework) (90620)
        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—1 (a) a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or Doctor of Medicine, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

        or

        (b) a Bachelor of Dental Science or Doctor of Dental Medicine, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

        or

        (c) (i) a Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Science, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and

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

        (d) written agreement by a suitable academic on the UWA Register of Supervisors as Principal Supervisor to supervise the project, and written approval from their Head of School, Head of Division, and

        (e) written agreement by a suitable academic on the UWA Register of Supervisors as Coordinating Supervisor to supervise the project, and written approval from their Head of School or Head of Division, and

        (f) if (d) and (e) are the same person, written agreement by a suitable academic on the UWA Register of Supervisors to co-supervise the project, and written agreement by their Head of School, Head of Division.

        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. Students will not have made satisfactory progress if they fail a core unit twice.

        [Approved addition 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. Students who do not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 are assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

        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
        Time limit

        14. The time limit is five years from the date of first enrolment in the course.

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        Thesis submission and examination

        15.(1) Submission and examination of the thesis is governed by the relevant master's degree by research rules for courses administered by the Board of the Graduate Research School.1

        1 The Graduate Research School administers the examination and classification of the thesis.

        (2) Following classification the Medical School Learning and Teaching Committee will assign a percentage mark for the thesis, based on the classification.

        Substitution

        16. In exceptional circumstances, and on the recommendation of the Head of the Medical School and the Head of the School of Population and Global Health, the Faculty may permit a student to substitute another relevant unit of equivalent points value from an approved course of study at this or another recognised institution, for an optional coursework unit in the sequence.

        Supervision

        17.(1) Students must have at least two suitable academic supervisors who provide at least 10% of the supervision each, are UWA staff, listed on the UWA Register of Supervisors, and approved by the relevant Head/s of School/s or Heads of Division.

        (a) Principal Supervisor who must have at least adjunct status, provides primary academic leadership in the supervision of the research project; and

        (b)Coordinating Supervisor who is primarily responsible for the academic management of the student's program of candidature and ensuring that all administrative and reporting requirements of the supervision are met,

        and if (a) and (b) are the same person - Principal and Coordinating Supervisor —

        (c) Co-supervisor who is a member of UWA staff and is neither the Principal nor the Coordinating Supervisor.

        (2) In addition to (1), one or more external supervisors who will add specific expertise to the project, and who does not meet the criteria of a Co-supervisor, may be appointed.

      • Master of Neonatology (coursework) (91580)

        Note: This course is not available in 2022.

        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 of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

        and

        (b) at least two years of professional experience and evidence of the following:

        (i) awareness of contemporary issues in neonatology; and

        (ii) basic competence in paediatrics professional learning; and

        (iii) experience in leading and managing others; and

        (iv) engagement in ongoing professional learning;

        and

        (c) (i) a current enrolment in the advanced neonatal training program through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP); or

        (ii) a qualification as a neonatologist through the RACP, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; or

        (iii) a qualification as an internationally trained doctor and be pursuing advanced neonatal training as an employee at King Edward Memorial Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital, or Fiona Stanley Hospital.

        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) The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

        • 91380 Graduate Diploma in Neonatology (24 points)
        • 91580 Master of Neonatology (48 points)

        (2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Neonatology course before completing it, but after fulfilling the requirements of a lesser award in the above sequence, may apply for the relevant award.

        Course structure

        7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 48 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. Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time are assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' by the Faculty.

        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 Rural and Remote Medicine (thesis and coursework) (90680)

        Note: This course is not available in 2022.

        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) the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; and

        (ii)A. completed or be completing fellowship training in a primary care or equivalent specialty college; or

        B. a level of prior professional rural experience which, in the opinion of the Faculty, would enable the applicant to complete the course;

        or

        (b) completed the Graduate Certificate in Rural and Remote Medicine from this University.

        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) The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

        • 90220 Graduate Certificate in Rural and Remote Medicine (24 points)
        • 90680 Master of Rural and Remote Medicine (72 points)

        (2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Rural and Remote Medicine course before completing it, but after fulfilling the requirements of a lesser award in the above sequence, may apply for the relevant award.

        Course structure

        7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 72 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 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. Students who do not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 are assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

        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
        Time limit

        14. The time limit is five years from the date of first enrolment in the course.

        Enrolment

        15. Unless the Faculty, on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, permits otherwise, a student must enrol in units to the value of at least 24 points in any year of enrolment.

        Credit

        16. For students other than those admitted under Rule 4(b), credit granted for work completed as part of an approved course at this or another recognised tertiary institution will not exceed 24 points.

        Thesis submission and examination

        17. Submission and examination of the thesis is governed by the relevant master's degree by research rules for courses administered by the Board of the Graduate Research School.1, 2

        1 This is subject to the postgraduate fees policy.

        2 The Graduate Research School administers the examination and classification of the thesis.

      • Master of Surgery (thesis and coursework) (90660)
        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 of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty;

        and

        (b) a minimum of two years' postgraduate professional experience;

        and

        (c) (i) enrolment in a surgical traineeship through the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Surgical Education and Training Program; or

        (ii) qualification as a surgeon with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or

        (iii) qualification as a medical practitioner desirous of an academic career in surgery;

        and

        (d) eligibility for registration with the Medical Board of Western Australia.

        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 72 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 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. Students who do not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 are assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

        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
        Time limit

        14. The time limit is two years from the date of first enrolment in the course.

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        Substitution

        15. In exceptional circumstances, and on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Surgery, the Faculty may permit a student to substitute for the unit required from Group B another relevant unit of equivalent points value from an approved course of study at this or another recognised institution.

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        Thesis submission and examination

        16. Submission and examination of the thesis is governed by the relevant master's degree by research rules for courses administered by the Board of the Graduate Research School.1

        1 The Graduate Research School administers the examination and classification of the thesis.

      • Doctor of Medicine (90850)
        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.(1) 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, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

        (2) Applicants presenting with the IELTS Academic require an overall score of at least 7.0 and no band less than 7.0.

        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 health and medical sciences grade point average (GPA) of at least 5.5;

        and

        (c) (i) a Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT) overall score of at least 55; or

        (ii) a Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) score of at least 123/123/123/123 after April 2015 for international applicants;

        OR

        (d) a place in a Direct Pathway into this course;

        OR

        (e) entry via an Indigenous pathway

        OR

        (f) entry via Oral and Maxillofacial entry pathway for graduates with a BDS, DMD 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—

        (a) a structured interview in which eligible applicants will be assessed based on the personal qualities considered desirable in medical practitioners, with invitation to attend the interview based on equal weightings under Rule 4(2) and 4(3), in alignment with the interview quota for the year;

        and

        (b) the intake quota for that year;

        and

        (c) equal weighting of the GAMSAT/MCAT, GPA and interview for non-rural applicants, or equal weighting of the GAMSAT, GPA, interview and rurality ranking for rural applicants

        OR

        (d) for candidates via the Oral Maxillofacial entry pathway:

        (i) a personal statement addressing motivation and relevant clinical experience and training;

        (ii) a structured interview;

        (iii) two referee reports;

        (iv) the intake quota for that year.

        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 192 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 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) The Faculty, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, may assign a progress status of 'On Probation' or 'Excluded' to a student who does not make satisfactory progress under the progression rules.

        (2) Unless it determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances, and except as set out in (3), the Faculty, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, will assign a progress status of 'On Probation' to a student who is repeating a year and fails to make satisfactory progress under the progression rules.

        (3) Unless it determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances, the Faculty, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, will assign a progress status of 'Excluded' to a student who fails to make satisfactory progress under the progression rules in a year in which they have a progress status of 'On Probation'.

        (4) Unless it determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances, the Faculty, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, will assign a progress status of 'Excluded' to a student who—

        (a) fails to make satisfactory progress under the progression rules and has previously repeated two years of the course; or

        (b) fails to make satisfactory progress under the progression rules in the same year of the course for a second time.

        (5) A student who is assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' under (4) (a) or (b) will not be permitted to re-enrol in the course.

        [(5) is an exception to University Policy]

        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 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.

        Additional rules
        Supplementary assessment

        14.(1) Subject to (2), a student who fails a barrier component of a unit may be granted a supplementary assessment in that component.

        (2) The Board of Examiners will not provide an opportunity for supplementary assessment to a student who—

        (a) fails two or more units in any calendar year;

        or

        (b) fails a deferred or supplementary assessment;

        or

        (c) has a progress status of 'On Probation'

        Prerequisites

        15. Unless the School permits otherwise, students are not permitted to proceed to units of a higher level until they have completed all units of the previous level.

        Requirements of students on probation

        16.(1) Subject to (2), students who have been assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' must repeat all units that they have previously attempted in that year of the course

        (2) Students are exempt from the requirement to complete one or more of the following units if they have a mark of at least 70 per cent in the unit(s) concerned: any coursework, research or service learning units undertaken as part of Scholarly Activities.

        Approved leave and retention of credit

        17.(1) Students may apply for a period of approved leave in accordance with the University Policy on

        Enrolment.

        (2) Following a period of approved leave of less than two years, students retain credit for all units previously passed.

        (3) Following a period of approved leave of two years or more, full credit is unable to be granted and students must repeat the units comprising the most recently completed year of the course.

        Mode of study

        18.(1) Students must enrol on a full-time basis unless the School permits otherwise in exceptional circumstances.

        (2) Students who have been permitted to enrol on a part-time basis in units of one level will not be permitted to enrol on a part-time basis in units of the next level.

        Requirement to attend and complete prescribed work

        19. Students must attend compulsory teaching and other sessions and do clinical and practical work as required at the University and at teaching hospitals and other institutions approved by the School, as set out in the School's Policy on Workplace-based placements.

        Infection Control Requirements

        20. Upon entry and during their enrolment students must comply with the School's Infection Control Requirements as appended to the UWA Policies on Admission and Student Enrolment

        Apply First Aid Requirements

        21. At the time of enrolment students must show first aid competence equivalent to assesment requirements for HLTAID003, valid for no more than three years

        Advanced Standing

        22.(1) The School may grant advanced standing for previously completed Medicine units if they were completed as part of a postgraduate medical course recognised by the School as equivalent to the Doctor of Medicine course of this University.

        (2) The School may grant advanced standing of up to 48 points for the successful completion of the Medical Sciences major MEDSC from UWA provided that students commenced this major in 2019 or earlier

        Unsatisfactory progress in Elective Placement

        23. Students who do not successfully complete their elective placement must enrol in IMED5417 Elective Remediation Unit, in years where the elective placement is offered.

        Short leave

        24.(1) Students can apply for short leave in accordance with the program guidebook. Such leave can include compassionate leave, medical leave, personal/other leave.

        (2) Providing approval is granted, a student is permitted to take a maximum of 10 University days annually as short leave.

        National Police Clearance

        25. At admission and intermittently during enrolment, students must provide a clear current Australian National Police Clearance or equivalent certification, and comply with all other mandatory checks and certifications

      • Doctor of Medicine (91850)
        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.(1) 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, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

        (2) Applicants presenting with the IELTS Academic require an overall score of at least 7.0 and no band less than 7.0.

        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 health and medical sciences grade point average (GPA) of at least 5.5;

        and

        (c) (i) a Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT) overall score of at least 55; or

        (ii) a Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) score of at least 123/123/123/123 after April 2015 for international applicants;

        OR

        (d) a place in a Direct Pathway into this course;

        OR

        (e) entry via an Indigenous pathway

        OR

        (f) entry via Oral and Maxillofacial entry pathway for graduates with a BDS, DMD 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—

        (a) a structured interview in which eligible applicants will be assessed based on the personal qualities considered desirable in medical practitioners, with invitation to attend the interview based on equal weightings under Rule 4(2) and 4(3), in alignment with the interview quota for the year;

        and

        (b) the intake quota for that year;

        and

        (c) equal weighting of the GAMSAT/MCAT, GPA and interview for non-rural applicants, or equal weighting of the GAMSAT, GPA, interview and rurality ranking for rural applicants

        OR

        (d) for candidates via the Oral Maxillofacial entry pathway:

        (i) a personal statement addressing motivation and relevant clinical experience and training;

        (ii) a structured interview;

        (iii) two referee reports;

        (iv) the intake quota for that year.

        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 192 points (maximum value) which include conversion units to a value of 48 points.

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

        (3) Students who have completed the Integrated Medical Sciences and Clinical Placement Major MJD-IMSCP are granted credit for conversion units up to a value of 48 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) The Faculty, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, may assign a progress status of 'On Probation' or 'Excluded' to a student who does not make satisfactory progress under the progression rules.

        (2) Unless it determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances, and except as set out in (3), the Faculty, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, will assign a progress status of 'On Probation' to a student who is repeating a year and fails to make satisfactory progress under the progression rules.

        (3) Unless it determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances, the Faculty, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, will assign a progress status of 'Excluded' to a student who fails to make satisfactory progress under the progression rules in a year in which they have a progress status of 'On Probation'.

        (4) Unless it determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances, the Faculty, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, will assign a progress status of 'Excluded' to a student who—

        (a) fails to make satisfactory progress under the progression rules and has previously repeated two years of the course; or

        (b) fails to make satisfactory progress under the progression rules in the same year of the course for a second time.

        (5) A student who is assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' under (4) (a) or (b) will not be permitted to re-enrol in the course.

        [(5) is an exception to University Policy]

        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 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.

        Additional rules
        Supplementary assessment

        14.(1) Subject to (2), a student who fails a barrier component of a unit may be granted a supplementary assessment in that component.

        (2) The Board of Examiners will not provide an opportunity for supplementary assessment to a student who—

        (a) fails two or more units in any calendar year;

        or

        (b) fails a deferred or supplementary assessment;

        or

        (c) has a progress status of 'On Probation'

        Prerequisites

        15. Unless the School permits otherwise, students are not permitted to proceed to units of a higher level until they have completed all units of the previous level.

        Requirements of students on probation

        16.(1) Subject to (2), students who have been assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' must repeat all units that they have previously attempted in that year of the course

        (2) Students are exempt from the requirement to complete one or more of the following units if they have a mark of at least 70 per cent in the unit(s) concerned: any coursework, research or service learning units undertaken as part of Scholarly Activities.

        Approved leave and retention of credit

        17.(1) Students may apply for a period of approved leave in accordance with the University Policy on Enrolment

        2) Following a period of approved leave of less than two years, students retain credit for all units previously passed.

        (3) Following a period of approved leave of two years or more, full credit is unable to be granted and students must repeat the units comprising the most recently completed year of the course.

        Mode of study

        18.(1) Students must enrol on a full-time basis unless the School permits otherwise in exceptional circumstances.

        (2) Students who have been permitted to enrol on a part-time basis in units of one level will not be permitted to enrol on a part-time basis in units of the next level.

        Requirement to attend and complete prescribed work?

        19.(1)Students must attend compulsory teaching and other sessions and do clinical and practical work as required at the University and at teaching hospitals and other institutions approved by the School, as set out in the School's Guidelines on Workplace-based placements.

        (2) Students must abide by the Professional Behaviour Procedure set in out in the Workplace-based placements.

        Infection Control Requirements

        20. Upon entry and during their enrolment students must comply with the Medical School's Infection Control Requirements as appended to the UWA Policies on Admission and Student Enrolment

        Apply First Aid Requirements

        21. At the time of enrolment students must show first aid competence equivalent to assesment requirements for HLTAID003, valid for no more than three years

        Short leave

        22.(1) Students can apply for short leave in accordance with the program guidebook. Such leave can include compassionate leave, medical leave, personal/other leave.

        (2) Providing approval is granted, a student is permitted to take a maximum of 10 University days annually as short leave.

        Advanced Standing

        23.(1) The School may grant advanced standing for previously completed Medicine units if they were completed as part of a postgraduate medical course recognised by the School as equivalent to the Doctor of Medicine course of this University.

        (2) The School may grant advanced standing of up to 48 points for the successful completion of the Integrated Medical Sciences and Clinical Placement major IMSCP from UWA,

        National Police Clearance

        24. At admission and intermittently during enrolment, students must provide a clear current Australian National Police Clearance or equivalent certification, and comply with other mandatory checks and certifications.

        Unsatisfactory progress in Elective Placement

        25. Students who do not successfully complete their elective placement must enrol in IMED5417 Elective Remediation Unit, in years where the elective placement is offered.