Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for enquiries about document application/interpretation, and a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Program and Course Design Procedure - Higher Education Coursework

Status Current
Effective Date 8th February 2024
Review Date 31st December 2028
Approval Authority Academic Board
Approval Date 8th February 2024
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Policy Author Connie Merlino
Academic Registrar
Policy Owner Sherman Young
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education
Enquiries Contact Academic Policy

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

8/2/2024: This procedure was approved out-of-session by the Chair, Academic Board and Deputy Chair, Academic Board, on 8 February 2024.

- This is a new procedure developed under the direction of the DVCE and separated from current Program and Course Approval Requirements. This document now provides the mandatory HE program and course design framework and support for academics and learning and teaching staff to identify and apply curriculum design requirements, including those for all HE award types, pathways, nested and exit awards.

- This document includes CA design elements , including the embedding of mandatory Industry Partnered Learning (IPL) experiences.

- All award types and design elements are identified and defined to provide greater clarity. Requirement of program design to map to the RMIT Capabilities with direction to the CEID Resource Hub for a complete description and guidance in embedding to award levels and program learning outcomes.

- Coursework program design structural component requirements are documented including AQF award level, volume of learning and credit points required for all higher education awards.

- New definitions to enhance consistent understanding across the RMIT Group.

Clauses Amended:Procedure: All