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      • Graduate Certificate in Child Protection Practice (11280)

        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 relevant bachelor's degree, 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. The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

        • 10370 Graduate Diploma in Advanced Social Work (48 points)
        • 11280 Graduate Certificate in Child Protection Practice (24 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 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 after being enrolled at the University for one or two semesters only are assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' by the Faculty.

        (2) Unless the Faculty determines otherwise in exceptional circumstances, students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 and who have been enrolled at the University for more than two semesters are assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty.

        (3) Unless the Faculty determines otherwise in exceptional circumstances, students who have previously been allocated a progress status of 'Suspended' and fail again to 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 Health Professions Education (90210)
        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 6.5.

        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, biomedical or biological sciences-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. The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

        • 90210 Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education (24 points)
        • 91340 Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education (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 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 fail to 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 Mental Health Practice (11260)

        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 relevant bachelor's degree, 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 after being enrolled at the University for one or two semesters only are assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' by the SAH.

        (2) Unless the SAH determines otherwise in exceptional circumstances, students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 and who have been enrolled at the University for more than two semesters are assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty.

        (3) Unless the SAH determines otherwise in exceptional circumstances, students who have previously been allocated a progress status of 'Suspended' and fail again to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 are assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' by the SAH.

        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 Social Policy Practice (11270)
        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 relevant bachelor's degree, 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 after being enrolled at the University for one or two semesters only are assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' by the Faculty.

        (2) Unless the Faculty determines otherwise in exceptional circumstances, students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 and who have been enrolled at the University for more than two semesters are assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty.

        (3) Unless the Faculty determines otherwise in exceptional circumstances, students who have previously been allocated a progress status of 'Suspended' and fail again to 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 Diploma in Advanced Social Work (10370)
        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 or graduate certificate1, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

        and

        (b) at least two years of experience as a professionally qualified social worker.

        1A relevant graduate certificate includes a Graduate Certificate in Social Work, Graduate Certificate in Child Protection Practice, and Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Practice.

        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:

        • 10370 Graduate Diploma in Advanced Social Work (48 points)
        • 11260 Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Practice (24 points)
        • 11280 Graduate Certificate in Child Protection Practice (24 points)

        (2) A student who withdraws from the Graduate Diploma in Advanced Social Work 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.(1) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 after being enrolled at the University for one or two semesters only are assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' by the Faculty.

        (2) Unless the Faculty determines otherwise in exceptional circumstances, students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 and who have been enrolled at the University for more than two semesters are assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty.

        (3) Unless the Faculty determines otherwise in exceptional circumstances, students who have previously been allocated a progress status of 'Suspended' and fail again to 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
        Eligibility to apply for Graduate Certificate in Social Work

        14. Students who withdraw from the course before qualifying for the degree but after satisfying the requirements of an articulated graduate certificate may apply to the Faculty to be awarded the relevant certificate.

      • Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education (91340)
        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 6.5.

        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;

        or

        (c) completed the Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education at UWA.

        1 A relevant bachelor's degree includes a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, and a bachelor's degree in a health, biomedical or biological sciences-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.(1) The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

        • 90210 Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education (24 points)
        • 90670 Master of Health Professions Education (72 points)
        • 91340 Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education (48 points)

        (2) A student who withdraws from the Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education 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 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. 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 three years from the date of first enrolment in the course.

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        Enrolment

        15. A student must enrol in at least one unit in each semester unless the Faculty permits otherwise in recognition of exceptional circumstances.

        Credit

        16.(1) If credit is granted for work completed through Continuing Education, its value will not exceed 12 points.

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        (2) Unless the Faculty permits otherwise in recognition of exceptional circumstances, credit will normally only be granted for coursework completed within the last five years.

        [Approved addition to University Policy]

      • Master of Health Professions Education (coursework and dissertation) (90570)
        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 6.5.

        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;

        or

        (b) (i) a bachelor's degree in a health, biomedical or biological sciences-related discipline, or an equivalent qualification; and

        (ii) at least one year of relevant professional experience;

        or

        (c) (i) completed the Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education or Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education at UWA; and

        (ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in all core units.

        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:

        • 90210 Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education (24 points)
        • 90570 Master of Health Professions Education (72 points)
        • 91340 Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education (48 points)

        (2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Health Professions Education 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
        Prerequisites

        14. Unless the Faculty permits otherwise in recognition of exceptional circumstances, students are required to complete all Master of Health Professions Education core units and achieve a weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in order to enrol in the Master of Health Professions Education dissertation unit.

        Enrolment

        15. Unless the Faculty, on the recommendation of the Head of the Education Centre, permits otherwise, a student must enrol in units to the value of at least 12 points in any two consecutive semesters.

        Credit

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

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        (2) Unless the Faculty permits otherwise in recognition of exceptional circumstances, credit is normally granted only for coursework completed within the last five years.

        [Approved addition to University Policy]

        Examination of dissertation

        17. The Head of the Education Centre appoints examiners, considers the examiners' reports on students' dissertations and makes the final recommendation to the Board of Examiners in Medicine.

      • Master of Health Professions Education (thesis and coursework) (90670)
        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 6.5.

        Admission requirements

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

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

        or

        (b) (i)a bachelor's degree in a health, biomedical, or biological sciences related discipline from this University or another recognised institution; and

        (ii) in the case of graduates from a three-year undergraduate degree course, at least one year of professional experience;

        or

        (c) completed the Graduate Certificate in Health Professional/Professions Education or the Graduate Diploma in Health Professional/Professions Education from this University with the equivalent of at least 70 per cent in all core units

        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:

        • 90210 Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education (24 points)
        • 90670 Master of Health Professions Education (72 points)
        • 91340 Graduate Diploma in Health Professions Education (48 points)

        (2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Health Professions Education 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
        Prerequisites

        14. Unless the Faculty permits otherwise in recognition of exceptional circumstances, students are required to complete all Master of Health Professions Education core units and achieve the equivalent of at least 70 per cent in all core units, in order to enrol in the Master of Health Professions Education thesis unit.

        Progression

        15. Students must achieve the equivalent of at least 70 per cent in all core units in the core units of the course in order to proceed to the Master of Health Professional Education thesis unit.

        Credit

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

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        (2) Unless the Faculty permits otherwise in recognition of exceptional circumstances, credit is normally granted only for coursework completed within the past five years.

        [Approved addition to University Policy]

        Thesis submission and examination

        17.(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, 2

        (2) Following classification, the Health Professions Education Learning & Teaching Committee will award a percentage mark for the Thesis, based on the classification report.

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

        2 This is subject to the postgraduate fees policy.

      • Master of Pharmacy (coursework) (extended) (51500)
        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 with qualifications from overseas institutions where English is not the medium of instruction must provide evidence of English language competence.

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

        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 Health and Medical Sciences grade point average (GPA) of at least 5.0;

        and

        (c) demonstrated adequate knowledge of each of the following: chemistry (at year 12 or tertiary level), mathematics (year 12 or tertiary level mathematics or statistics), microbiology (at tertiary level) and pharmacology (at tertiary level);

        and

        (d) a current Australian National Police Certificate, or equivalent certification, indicating no criminal convictions. The currency of a National Police Certificate is 12 months.

        Admission ranking and selection

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

        (a) the admission requirements under Rule 4;

        and

        (b) an interview in which eligible applicants will be assessed based on the personal qualities considered desirable in pharmacists, with invitation to attend the interview based on Rule 4, in alignment with the interview quota for the year;

        and

        (c) the intake quota for that year;

        and

        (d) equal weighting of the GPA and interview.

        OR

        (e) direct pathway

        OR

        (f) Indigenous or rural pathway

        Articulations and exit awards

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

        • 51310 Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science (60 points)

        (2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Pharmacy course before completing it, but successfully completes units offered in the Master of Pharmacy to a total value of 60 points, may apply to the School to be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science.

        Course structure

        7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 120 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. Unless the Faculty determines otherwise in exceptional circumstances—

        (a) the Faculty will assign a progress status of 'On Probation' to a student who has failed to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8

        (b) the Faculty will assign a progress status of 'Excluded' to a student who has failed to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the second time;

        (c) the Faculty will assign a progress status of 'Excluded' to a student who has failed the same unit twice at any stage of the course.

        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
        Supplementary assessment

        14.(1) Academic Council has granted permission for an opportunity for supplementary assessment to be granted to a student who—

        (a) obtains a mark of 45 to 49 inclusive in any of the following units:

        PHCY5601 Introduction to Pharmacy Practice

        PHCY5618 Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Analysis

        PHCY5610 Physical Pharmacy and Biopharmaceutics

        PHCY5606 Foundations of Primary Care

        (b) obtains a mark of 45 to 49 inclusive in either PHCY5612 Integrated Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Pharmacy Practice 2 or PHCY5630 Integrated Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Pharmacy Practice 3, but not both

        (c) obtains a mark of 45 to 49 inclusive in PHCY5613 Management and Economics in Pharmacy or PHCY5603 Applied Pharmacotherapy and has completed all other requirements of the course.

        (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 teaching period, or

        (b) fails a deferred or supplementary assessment.

        Leave and retention of credit

        15.(1) Students may apply for a period of leave in accordance with the University Policy on Approved Leave.

        (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 leave of two year or more, full credit is unable to be granted and students must repeat the units comprising the most recently completed year of the course.

      • Master of Social Work (coursework) (11550)
        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 with qualifications from overseas institutions where English is not the medium of instruction as recognised by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW), must provide evidence of English language competence. and

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

        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 5.0.

        Admission ranking and selection

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

        (a)the admission requirements under Rule 4;

        and

        (b) an interview in which eligible applicants will be assessed based on the personal qualities considered desirable in a social worker, with invitation to attend the interview based on Rule 4, in alignment with the interview quota for the year;

        (c) the intake quota for the 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 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.(1) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 after being enrolled at the University for one or two semesters only are assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' by the School of Allied Health.

        (2) Unless the Faculty determines otherwise in exceptional circumstances, students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 and who have been enrolled at the University for more than two semesters are assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' by the School of Allied Health.

        (3) Unless the Faculty determines otherwise in exceptional circumstances, students who have previously been allocated a progress status of 'Suspended' and fail again to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 are assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' by the School of Allied Health.

        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.(1) Unless the School of Allied Health approves an extension, the time limit is five years from the beginning of the semester in which the first unit is credited towards the course.

        (2) Where a student is permitted to credit a unit or units from a completed degree course, the credit dates from the year of first enrolment in the course for the degree of Master of Social Work.

        (3) Where a student is permitted to credit a unit or units from an incomplete degree course, the credit dates from the year in which the unit or units concerned were passed.

        Enrolment in practicum units

        15. Unless the School of Allied Health, in recognition of exceptional circumstances approves otherwise, students must undertake both practicums on a full-time basis even if a student elects to enrol in the course part-time.

        Withdrawal from practicum units

        16. A student who withdraws from a practicum unit after confirmation of placement with the host organisation is declared to have failed the unit unless the School of Allied Health is satisfied that there were exceptional circumstances to justify withdrawal.

        [Approved addition to University Policy]

        Failure of practicum units

        17. The School of Allied Health will consider the case of a student who fails a practicum unit and will—

        (a) permit the student to repeat the practicum;

        or

        (b) permit the student to repeat the practicum following satisfactory prior completion of specified additional relevant work;

        or

        (c) exclude the student from re-enrolment in the course.

        Faculty Infection Control Requirements

        18. At admission and during enrolment, students must comply with the School of Allied Health Infection Control Requirements, appended to the relevant UWA Admission and Student Enrolment policies.

        Professional Behaviour

        19. Breaches of Professional Behaviour will be managed according to the Procedures appended to the UWA Courses: Experiential Learning Policy

        Requirement to attend

        20.(1) Students must maintain a minimum attendance rate of at least 80% at lecture/seminars, integration groups and other forms of interactive/small group teaching and learning.

        (2) If a student fails to maintain an attendance rate of at least 80% they shall be taken to have not satisfied the requirements of the unit, unless absences are formally approved in writing by applying for Special Consideration.

        Australian National Police Clearance

        21. At admission and annually during enrolment, students must provide a clear current Australian National Police Clearance or equivalent certification.

      • Doctor of Optometry (coursework) (extended) (91590)
        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 with qualifications from overseas institutions where English is not the medium of instruction as recognised by AHPRA, must provide evidence of English language competence.

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

        Admission requirements

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

        (a) a bachelor's degree in biomedical science, or an equivalent qualification, with demonstrated adequate knowledge* as recognised by UWA;

        or

        (b) bachelor's degree together with demonstrated adequate knowledge* as recognised by UWA;

        and

        (c) the equivalent of a Health and Medical Sciences UWA grade point average (GPA) of at least 5.0;

        *demonstrated adequate knowledge of each of the following: chemistry (at year 12 or tertiary level), mathematics (year 12 or tertiary level mathematics or statistics), microbiology (at tertiary level) and pharmacology (at tertiary level);

        and

        (d) a current Australian National Police Certificate, or equivalent certification, indicating no criminal convictions. The currency of a National Police Certificate is 12 months.

        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 optometrists, with invitation to attend the interview based on equal weightings under Rule 4(a) or (b), and (c) in alignment with the interview quota for the year;

        and

        (b) the intake quota for that year;

        and

        (c) equal weighting of the Health and Medical Sciences UWA GPA and interview.

        OR

        (d) assured pathway

        OR

        (e) Dean's List of Commonwealth Supported Places for the intake quota for that year including:

        (i) Rural applicants:

        (ii) Indigenous applicants; or

        (iii) Applicants with Academic merit demonstrating financial need.

        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 all 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 School, 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 Rule 8.

        (2) Unless it determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances, and except as set out in (3), the School, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, assigns a progress status of 'On Probation' to a student who fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8.

        (3) Unless it determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances, the School, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, assigns a progress status of 'Excluded' to a student who—

        (a) fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 and has previously repeated two years of the course;

        or

        (b) fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 in the same year of the course for a second time.

        (4) A student who is assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' under (3) (a) or (b) will not be permitted to re-enrol in the course.

        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 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.

        Requirements of students on probation

        15. 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, in which they have a mark of less than 60 per cent.

        Approved Leave and retention of credit

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

        Requirement to attend and complete prescribed work

        17.(1) Students must attend compulsory teaching and undertake practical and clinical work at the University, and other institutions as approved by the School.

        (2) Students must abide by the School's Professional Behaviour Procedures set in out in the Workplace-based placements.

        (3) Providing approval is granted, a student is permitted to take a maximum of 10 University days annually as leave. Leave can include compassionate leave, medical leave, personal/other leave.

        (4) Leave is administered and managed as outlined in the UWA Optometry Student Orientation Handbook.

        School's Infection Control Requirements

        18. At admission and during their enrollment, students must comply with the School's Infection Control Requirements as appended to the UWA Policies on Admission and Student Enrolment.

        First Aid Course Requirements

        19. At the time of enrolment students must show first aid competence equivalent to assessment requirements for HLTAID001,

        valid for no more than three years.

        Mode of Study

        20.(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.

        Australian National Police Clearance

        21. At admission and annually during enrolment, students must provide a clear current Australian National Police Clearance or equivalent certification.

        Credit Transfer

        22. Students who

        (1) have completed a bachelor's degree in Vision Science or equivalent as recognised by UWA;

        and

        (2) have completed the UWA Doctor of Optometry Bridging Program;

        may apply for credit of prior learning up to a value of 48 points for relevant units in year 1 of the Doctor of Optometry Course.

      • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (90870) 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.(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 UWA GPA of 5.0;

        and

        (c) Demonstrated adequate knowledge in two of the following health and/or medical science areas at a tertiary level:

        anatomy, human biology, physiology, pharmacology, genetics, microbiology, genetics, immunology, biological chemistry unit at a tertiary level.

        Admission ranking and selection

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

        (a) the admission requirements under Rule 4;

        and

        (b) an interview in which eligible applicants will be assessed based on the personal qualities considered desirable in podiatrists, with invitation to attend the interview based on Rule 4, in alignment with the interview quota for the year;

        and

        (c) the intake quota for that year;

        and

        (d) equal weighting of the GPA and interview.

        OR

        (e) assured pathway

        OR

        (f) Dean's List of Commonwealth Supported Places for the intake quota for that year including:

        (i) Indigenous pathway

        (ii) Rural pathway

        (iii) Broadway

        (iv) International agreements

        (v) Applicants with Academic merit demonstrating financial need.

        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 144 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 Rule 8.

        (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 fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8.

        (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—

        (a) fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 and has previously repeated two years of the course; or

        (b) fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 in the same year of the course for a second time.

        (4) A student who is assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' under (3) (a) or (b) will not be permitted to re-enrol in the course.

        [Approved 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 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) the Board of Examiners will provide an opportunity for supplementary assessment to a student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 inclusive in a unit.

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

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

        or

        (b) fails a deferred examination.

        Requirements of students on probation

        15.(1) Students who have been assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' must—

        (a) repeat all units that they have previously attempted in that year of the course;

        and

        (b) subject to (2), repeat all other 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:

        PUBH4401 Biostatistics I

        PODI4208 Research Methods

        PODI5304 Podiatric Research Project

        Leave and retention of credit

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

        (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 retained and students must repeat the units comprising the most recently completed year of the course.

        Requirements to attend and complete prescribed work

        17.(1) Students must attend compulsory teaching and undertake practical and clinical work at the University Podiatry Clinic, and other institutitions as approved by the Faculty.

        (2) Providing approval is granted, a student is permitted to take a maximum of 10 University days annually as leave. Leave can include compassionate leave, medical leave, personal/other leave.

        (3) Leave is administered and managed as outlined in the UWA Division of Podiatrric Medicine and Surgery, Student Handbook.

        (4) Students who are absent for more than 5% of their total clinical sessions, or 10 clincial sessions, whichever applies in an academic year, will be required to make-up/replace any further clinical session missed during the remainder of the year.

        Entry from the Medical Sciences Major at the University of Western Australia

        18. Subject to completing other admission requirements, in recognition of prior learning, students who have satisfactorily completed the Medical Sciences Major (MJD-MEDSC or MJS-MEDSC) may be granted up to 48 points credit towards year 1 of the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

        Advanced Standing

        19. The Faculty may grant advanced standing for previously completed Podiatry units, if they were completed as part of a postgraduate Podiatry course recognised by the Faculty as equivalent to the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine of this University.

      • Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (91870)
        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.

        (3) Applicants with qualifications from overseas institutions where English is not the medium of instruction as recognised by AHPRA, must provide evidence of English language competence.

        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 UWA grade point average (GPA) of at least 5.0;

        and

        (c) demonstrated adequate knowledge in two of the following health and/or medical science areas at a tertiary level:

        anatomy, human biology, physiology, pharmacology, genetics, microbiology, genetics, immunology or biological chemistry.

        OR

        (d) assured pathway

        OR

        (e) indigenous pathway

        Admission ranking and selection

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

        (a) the admission requirements under Rule 4;

        and

        (b) an interview in which eligible applicants will be assessed based on the personal qualities considered desirable in podiatrists, with invitation to attend the interview based on Rule 4, in alignment with the interview quota for the year;

        and

        (c) the intake quota for that year;

        and

        (d) equal weighting of the GPA and interview.

        OR

        (e) assured pathway

        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 144 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 Podiatric Health and Medical Sciences Major MJD-PHMSC 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 School of Allied Health, 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 Rule 8.

        (2) Unless it determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances, and except as set out in (3), The School of Allied Health, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, will assign a progress status of 'On Probation' to a student who fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8.

        (3) Unless it determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances, the School of Allied Health, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, will assign a progress status of 'Excluded' to a student who 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 School of Allied Health, 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 Rule 8 and has previously repeated two years of the course; or

        (b) fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 in the same year of the course for a second time.

        (5) A student who is assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' under (3) (a) or (b) will not be permitted to re-enrol in the course.

        [Approved 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 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) the Board of Examiners will provide an opportunity for supplementary assessment to a student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 inclusive in a unit.

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

        (a) failed more than two units in any calendar year;

        or

        (b) failed a deferred examination;

        or

        (c) has been assigned a progress status of 'on probation'.

        Requirements of students on probation

        15.(1) 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.

        Leave and retention of credit

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

        (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 retained and students must repeat the units comprising the most recently completed year of the course.

        Requirements to attend and complete prescribed work

        17.(1) Students must attend compulsory teaching and undertake practical and clinical work at the University Podiatry Clinic, and other institutions as approved by the School of Allied health.

        (2) Providing approval is granted, a student is permitted to take a maximum of 10 University days annually as leave. Leave can include compassionate leave, medical leave, personal/other leave.

        (3) Leave is administered and managed as outlined in the UWA Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Student Handbook.

        (4) Students who are absent for more than 5% of their total clinical sessions, or 10 clinical sessions, whichever applies in an academic year, will be required to make-up/replace any further clinical session missed during the remainder of the year.

        Entry from the Podiatric Health and Medical Sciences Major at the University of Western Australia

        18. Subject to completing other admission requirements, in recognition of prior learning, students who have satisfactorily completed the Podiatric Health and Medical Sciences Major (MJD-PHMSC) may be granted up to 48 points credit towards year 1 of the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine.

        Advanced Standing

        19. The School of Allied Health may grant advanced standing, credit or recognised prior learning for previously completed Podiatry units, if they were completed as part of a postgraduate Podiatry course as per university policy on credit transfer, advanced standing and/or recognised prior learning.

        Infection Control Requirements

        20. At admission and during their enrolment, students must comply with the School of Allied Health's Infection Control Requirements as appended to the UWA Policies on Admission and Student Enrolment.

        First Aid Course Requirements

        21. At the time of enrolment students must show first aid with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) competence equivalent to assessment requirements for HLTAID003, valid for no more than three years.

        Australian National Police Clearance

        22. At admission and annually during enrolment, students must provide a clear current Australian National Police Clearance or equivalent certification.

        Incidental Fees

        23.

        (a) Students may incur incidental fees for travel and accommodation costs for certain rural and remote placement destinations as a part of the experiential learning component of this course.

        (b) Other incidental fees included in this course are relating to rules (22), (23) and (24).

        (c) Other incidental fees for specific units are detailed in the relevant unit.

        Working With Children check

        24. At admission and annually during enrolment, students must provide a clear current Working with children's check certificate, card or equivalent certification.

      • Doctor of Podiatric Surgery (90830) 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 Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine, or an equivalent qualification as recognised by UWA, which includes an approved qualification in Podiatric Therapuetics with a recency of 7 years (see course website and guidebook for more information on this particular qualification);

        and

        (b) minimum GPA of 5.0 or equivalent;

        and

        (c) unrestricted current registration as a podiatrist in Australia 1;

        and

        (d) One referee report from either a podiatric surgeon or orthopaedic/vascular surgeon;

        and

        (e) at least two years of relevant professional experience outlined in a written work portfolio.

        1 applicants must be eligible and remain registered for the duration of the course.

        Admission ranking and selection

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

        (a) the admissions requirements under rule 4;

        and

        (b) an interview in which eligible applicants will be assessed based on the personal qualities considered desirable in podiatric surgeons, with invitation to attend the interview based on Rule 4, in alignment with the interview quota for the year;

        and

        (c) personal statement addressing; motivation to become a specialist podiatric surgeon; years of clinical experience and training and understanding of the role of podiatric surgeons in Australian and global health care systems;

        Final ranking: Interview: Personal statement & Work portfolio: GPA in the ratio 50:40:10

        Articulations and exit awards

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

        • 91370 Graduate Diploma in Podiatric Medicine (48 points)

        (2) A student who withdraws from the Doctor of Podiatric Surgery course before completing it, but after completing units to the value of 48 points, may apply to the School to be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Podiatric Medicine.

        Course structure

        7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 144 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
        Prerequisites

        14.(1) Before being permitted to enrol in a practicum unit from Group B (Doctor of Podiatric Surgery core units), students must complete all units in Group A (Doctor of Podiatric Surgery core units).

        (2) Before being permitted to enrol in the research project unit from Group C (Doctor of Podiatric Surgery core units), students must complete all units in Group A (Doctor of Podiatric Surgery core units).

        Time limit

        15. The time limit is seven years from the date of first enrolment in the course.

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        Enrolment

        16. Unless the Faculty, on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Surgery, permits otherwise, a student must enrol in units to the value of at least 12 points in any year of enrolment.

        Substitution

        17. In exceptional circumstances, and on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Allied Health, the Faculty may permit a student to substitute for one or more units other units of equivalent level from an approved course at this or another recognised institution.

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        Credit

        18.(1) Unless the Faculty permits otherwise in recognition of exceptional circumstances, credit will normally only be granted for coursework or recognised professional experience completed within the last five years.

        [Approved addition to University Policy]

        (2) Credit granted for work completed as part of an approved course at this or another recognised tertiary institution will not exceed 24 points.

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        (3) Credit granted for recognised professional experience, as approved by the Head of the School of Allied Health, will not exceed 12 points.

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        Graduation Requirements

        19. Upon completing all the course work student must have

        (a) met the minimum surgical competency log requirements

        and

        (b) passed the oral exit examination

      • Doctor of Podiatric Surgery (91830)
        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) an entry to practice General Podiatry degree or equivalent recognised by Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA);

        and

        (b) unrestricted current registration as a General Podiatrist in Australia*;

        and

        (c) at least two years of relevant professional experience outlined in a curriculum vitae, including a cover letter;

        and

        (d) the equivalent of a Health and Medical sciences UWA grade point average (GPA) of at least 5.5;

        * applicants must remain registered for the duration of the course.

        Admission ranking and selection

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

        (a) the admissions requirements under rule 4;

        and

        (b) a structured interview in which eligible applicants will be assessed based on attributes and background considered desirable in podiatric surgeons with invitation to attend the interview based on Rule 4;

        and

        (c) the intake quota for that year;

        and

        (d) with weighting as follows -

        Interview: 60%

        Curriculum vitae: 15%

        GPA: 25%

        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 144 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 School of Allied Health, 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 10 (3), the School of Allied Health, 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 School of Allied Health, 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 School of Allied Health, on 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 10.(4) (a) or (b) will not be permitted to re-enrol in the course.

        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 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
        Time limit

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

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        Enrolment

        15. A student must enroll in units to the value of at least 6 points per semester in any year of enrolment.

        Mode of Study

        16. Students must enroll on a part-time basis and units selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

        Requirement to attend and complete prescribed work

        17. 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 Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Discipline (PMSD).

        Incidental fees

        18.(1) Students may incur incidental fees for travel and accommodation costs for certain rural and remote placement destinations as a part of the experiential learning component of this course.

        (2) Other incidental fees included in this course are relating to:

        a. School of Allied Health Infection control requirements: Upon entry and during their enrolment, students must comply with the School of Allied Health Infection Control Requirements as appended to the UWA Policies on Admission and Student Enrolment.

        b. First Aid requirements: At the time of enrolment students must show first aid competence equivalent to assessment requirements for HLTAID003, valid for no more than three years with CPR component renewed annually.

        c. National Police Clearance: At admission and annually during enrollments, students must provide a clear current Australian National Police Clearance or equivalent certification.

        d. Working with Children Check (WCC); At admission and annually during enrollments, students must provide a current WCC clearance or equivalent certification.

        (3) Other incidental fees for specific units are detailed in the relevant unit

        Prerequisites

        19.(1) Students must complete all prerequisite requirements of all units in Group A (core units).

        (2) In order to progress to Group B Units, students must complete all units in Group A (core units in Doctor of Podiatric Surgery 91830).

        (3) Students must complete all prerequisite requirements of all units in Group B (surgical practicum units).

        (4) Students must complete all prerequisite requirements of all units in Group C (research units).

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

        Refer to the DPS Study Plan which outlines the required sequence of unit completion.

        Credit

        20. The School of Allied Health may grant credit transfer, advanced standing and recognition of prior learning as per University Policy on: Credit Transfer, advanced standing and recognition of prior learning

        Approved leave and retention of credit

        21.(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 one year, students retain credit for all units previously passed.

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

        Supplementary assessment

        22.(1) Subject to DPS Progression rules, supplementary assessments can be delivered in various formats at the discretion of the Board of Examiners.

        (2)Subject to 22(3), a student who fails a barrier component of a unit may be granted a supplementary assessment in that component.

        (3) 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.”; or

        d) the unit does not allow a supplementary assessment

        Requirements of students on probation

        23.(1) Surgical stream: Subject to (2), students who have been assigned a progress status of “On Probation” due to unsatisfactory progress in Group A or Group B units must repeat all Group A or Group B units that they have taken in that year. Group C units will not be repeated unless also failed. Research stream will continue as per sequence if Group C units for that year are successfully completed.

        (a) PODI6531 is considered a Year 3 unit

        (b) PODI6534 is considered a Year 4 unit

        (c) PODI6541 is considered a Year 5 unit

        (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 percent in the unit(s) concerned:

        Any Group A or Group B coursework units —

        PODI5511, PODI5512, PODI5513, PODI5514, PODI5515, PODI6531, PODI6532, PODI6533, PODI6534, PODI6535, PODI6536, PODI6541, PODI6542, PODI6543

        (3) Research steam: students who have been assigned a progress status of "On Probation" due to unsatisfactory progress in Group C units must repeat the failed unit only. Group A or B units will not be repeated unless also failed. Surgical stream will continue as per sequence if Group A or Group B units for that year are successfully completed.

        Infection Control

        24. Upon entry and during their enrolment students must comply with the Faculty's Infection Control Requirements as appended

        to the UWA Policies on Admission and Student Enrolment.

        First Aid Requirements

        25. At the time of enrolment students must show first aid competence equivalent to assessment requirements for HLTAID003, valid for no more than three years with CPR component renewed annually.

        National Police Clearance

        26. At admission and annually during enrolments, students must provide a clear current Australian National Police Clearance or equivalent certification.

        Working with Childrens Check (WCC)

        27. At admission and annually during enrolments, students must provide a current WCC clearance or equivalent certification.

      • Doctor of Podiatry (90820)

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

        and

        (b) at least one year's relevant 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.(1) This course has the following exit award:

        • 91370 Graduate Diploma in Podiatric Medicine (48 points)

        (2) A student who withdraws from the Doctor of Podiatry course before completing it, but after completing units to the value of 48 points, may apply to the School to be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Podiatric Medicine.

        Course structure

        7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 144 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) 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. 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
        Prerequisites

        14. Before being permitted to enrol in the thesis unit in Group B (Doctor of Podiatry core units), students must complete all units in Group A (Doctor of Podiatry core units).

        Time limit

        15. The time limit is seven years from the date of first enrolment in the course.

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        Enrolment

        16. Unless the Faculty, on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Surgery, permits otherwise, a student must enrol in units to the value of at least 12 points in any year of enrolment.

        Substitution

        17. In exceptional circumstances, and on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Surgery, the Faculty may permit a student to substitute for one or more coursework units other units of equivalent level from an approved course at this or another recognised institution.

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        Credit

        18.(1) Unless the Faculty permits otherwise in recognition of exceptional circumstances, credit will only be granted for coursework or recognised professional experience completed within the last five years.

        [Approved addition to University Policy]

        (2) Credit granted for work completed as part of an approved course at this or another recognised tertiary institution will not exceed 24 points.

        (3) Credit granted for recognised professional experience, as approved by the Head of the School of Surgery, will not exceed 12 points.

        [Approved exception to University Policy]

        Thesis submission and examination

        19. Submission and examination of the thesis is governed by the relevant Doctor of Philosophy rules—Rules 46, 47(1) and (2), and 48 to 51—for the appointment of examiners and the examination of the thesis.

        Incompatible

        20. Students who have completed PUB4401 Biostatistics I (or equivalent unit in biostatistics at the same level at this or another recognised institution) must complete PUBH5769 Biostatistics II.

      • Doctor of Social Work (10970)
        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 Social Work of this University with first or upper second class honours, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or

        (ii) the degree of Master of Social Work (by coursework and dissertation) of this University with Distinction or High Distinction, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or

        (iii) the Graduate Diploma in Advanced Social Work of this University with a weighted average mark of at least 70 per cent, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or

        (iv) the degree of Master of Advanced Social Work of this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or

        (v) the degree of Master of Arts (Social Work) of this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty;

        and

        (b) the equivalent of at least two years' full-time post-qualified professional practice 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 144 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) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 after being enrolled at the University for one or two semesters only are assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' by the Faculty.

        (2) Unless the Faculty determines otherwise in exceptional circumstances, students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 and who have been enrolled at the University for more than two semesters are assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty.

        (3) Unless the Faculty determines otherwise in exceptional circumstances, students who have previously been allocated a progress status of 'Suspended' and fail again to 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
        Progression

        14. Unless the Faculty approves otherwise, a student is not permitted to proceed to the Doctor of Social Work Thesis until they have completed all coursework units.

        Doctoral thesis

        15.(1) A student must provide a 2500-word research proposal to the supervisor(s) at the time of enrolling for the doctoral thesis.

        (2) The doctoral thesis must be up to 70,000 words in length excluding tables, footnotes, endnotes and appendices.

        (3) A student who has enrolled in the doctoral thesis must provide a progress report to the supervisor(s) no later than 15 October each year.

        Time limit

        16. The time limit is six years from the date of first enrolment in the course.