Adding a New or Amending an Existing Program

Adding a New or Amending an
Existing Program
Adding a New or Amending an Existing Program
If you wish to add a new program or amend the details of an existing
program please complete the details below, have the form signed by the
Executive Dean of Faculty, and return the form to the Manager, Student
Please Note: If you are changing a program name a new program code is required.
Please Indicate:
Add New Program
Amend Existing Program
Complete all sections
Indicate Program code and any other amendments
Refer to attached ‘Additional Information to assist with completing form’.
1. Add New Program
Date Program approved by Curriculum Committee: _________________
Date Program approved by Academic Board:
Date Program approved by UPPC:
Locations Program will be offered:
Mount Helen
IIBIT - Sydney
Camp Street
MIT – Melb
MIT - Sydney
IIBIT - Adelaide
William Light
Other: ________________________________________________________
2. Program Code:
3. Program Name: ___________________________________________________
4. First term valid: ___________________
(Open for applications):
5. Academic Career: __________________
6. Grading Scheme: ___________________
7. Academic Group: ___________________
8. Academic Level: ___________________
9. Last term applicants to be admitted into the program: _____________________
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10. Split Ownership of Program:
Acad Group_____________
Split % _____
Acad Group_____________
Split % _____
Acad Group_____________
Split % _____
11. Field of Education code: _________________________
12. Program Type code: _______________________________________________
13. Special Program Type: __________________________
14. Aggregated EFTSL: ____________________________
15. Minimum units: ________________________________
16. Program Eligibility: _____________________________
17. CRICOS code: ________________________________
18. Combined Program Indicator:_____________________
19. Combined Program ASCED code:_________________
20. VTAC Program Mapping:________________________
21. Graduation Dress:
Colour: ______________________________________
Hood/Stole: __________________________________
Name: (Executive Dean) – please print name:_______________________________
Signature (Exe.D):_____________________________________________________
Office Use Only
Entered By:
Date Received
Student Admin
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Additional Information to assist with completing form
1. Add New Program
A Program is the main entity into which a student is admitted. It is a
collection of related study Plans which lead to a common degree (or
possibly a related set of "badged" degrees). Each Program is identified by
a unique Program code.
Examples of Programs include:
BB5 - Bachelor of Business
BB8 - Bachelor of Business (Honours)
EH9 - Master of Applied Science (Occupational Health and Safety)
TK4 - Graduate Certificate of Education (Tertiary Education)
TO5 - Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education
BM5 - Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Management
FA0 - Foundation Access Studies Program
AU9 - Master of Arts
HB9 - Master of Arts
DP0 - Doctor of Psychology
Locations Program will be offered:
When adding a new program in the program must be set up at all locations which will
be delivering this program. For example
Masters of Information Technology
Mt Helen (CP9.1)
MIT – Melbourne (CP9.12)
IIBIT – Sydney (CP9.10)
2. Program Code
Consists of two alpha letters and one numeric code and is assigned by the
Faculty in conjunction with Student Administration. This code represents the
Faculty and the type of program. For example Bachelor degree = 5, Graduate
Certificate and Graduate Diploma = 4, Masters = 9 and non-award = 0.
3. Program Name
The Program Name must be written on this form as approved by Council and as it
appears on the Schedule 5.1.
4. First Term Valid
The first term which applications will be entered in Campus Solutions. You can
advise the current term or a future term. For example: First intake of new
program will be semester 1, 2011 – first term valid would be ‘1105’.
5. Academic Career
Academic Careers consist of:
UGRD – Undergraduate
PGRS – Higher Degrees by Research
PGCW – Postgraduate Coursework
NAWD – Non award.
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6. Grading Scheme
Grading Scheme is either ‘PGR’ Research Grading Scheme; or ‘CSW’ Normal
Grading Scheme.
7. Academic Group
Code assigned to Faculties:
APSCI – Applied Sciences (TAFE)
ARTS – Arts Academy
BSSH – Behavioural & Social Sciences and Humanities
BUSNS – Business
BUSSV – Business Services (TAFE)
EDUCN – Education
HMSS – Human Movement and Sport Sciences
HUMSV – Human Services (TAFE)
ITMS – Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences
MANSV – Manufacturing Services (TAFE)
NURSE – Nursing
SCIEN – Science and Engineering
8. Academic Level:
Level of the Program = UGRD (Bachelor degrees), PGCW (Graduate Diplomas,
Masters by Coursework etc), PGRS (Masters by Research, PhD).
9. Last admit term:
You may specify the last term in which students can be admitted to the academic
program. You cannot admit students to the academic program after the term that
you specify.
10. Split Ownership of Program:
Indicate if the program is designated to multiple academic groups. Indicate the
percentage split – for example BSSH – 50%, HMSS – 50% ownership.
11. Field of Education code:
The code which identifies the field of education to which the course is classified.
Please refer to the following link for details regarding ASCED codes.
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12. Program Type code:
Higher Doctorate
Master’s by Research
Master’s by Coursework
Postgraduate Qualifying or Preliminary (for
Master’s, Ph.D. or Higher Doctorate)
Graduate Diploma/Postgraduate Diploma (pass or honours):
*involves new academic, professional or vocational area
Graduate Certificate
Bachelor’s Graduate Entry
Bachelor’s Honours
Bachelor’s Pass
Associate Diploma
Other award course
30 Enabling course
40 Cross institutional program
50 Non-award course
13. Special Program Type:
This is ‘Not of special interest’ unless it is in the area of: Nursing, Initial Teacher
Training, Medical, Veterinary Science, Dentistry or Clinical Psychology.
14. Aggregated EFTSL – eg 1 year duration
Duration in years (and expressed in tenths) of the Program. For example a one
year equals ‘10’, 6 months equals ‘5’, 4 years equals ‘40’.
15. Minimum units – eg 120
Number of units (credit points) required to be completed in order to meet the
requirements of the award. Six months = 60 units, 1 year equal to 120, 2 years =
240, 3 years = 360, 4 years = 480. For example Bachelor Degrees are three
years and generally require a minimum of 360 credit points completed.
16. Program Eligibility – CSP Eligible
Program is classified as:
Both Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) and FEE-HELP Eligible
(Domestic Fee-paying); or
CSP Eligible; or
FEE-HELP Eligible; or
HELP (both CSP and FEE-HELP) Ineligible (e.g. non-award)
17. CRICOS code
Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students
(CRICOS). To obtain a CRICOS code …….
18. Combined Program Indicator
Indicate whether the new program is a combined/double award program.
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19. Combined Program Field of Education code
Field of Education code of the combined/double award program
20. VTAC Program Mapping
Applicants apply to Federation University Programs via the Victorian Tertiary
Admissions Centre (VTAC). Each Federation University program code will have
a unique VTAC program code. This VTAC program code must be mapped to the
Federation University program code in order for Federation University to load and
administer VTAC applications and offers.
21. Graduation Dress
Indicates the colour and dress style of the academic dress worn at a Federation
University Conferral ceremony for this particular program.
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