Academic Credit Arrangements Policy


The University acknowledges the need for clear and effective credit arrangements to increase opportunities for students to access education, improve student mobility between sectors and institutions, and increase the pathways into and between qualifications through recognition of prior learning.

This policy sets out the principles for credit arrangements in coursework academic programs at the University of Adelaide.

Title Version Date uploaded
Academic Credit Arrangements Policy D2018/269624 14 Dec 2018

RMO File No. 2018/2637
Policy custodian Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Academic)
Responsible policy officer Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning)
Endorsed by Academic Board on 7 November 2018
Approved by Vice-Chancellor and President on 14 December 2018
Related Policies Coursework Academic Programs Policy
Related legislation Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)

AQF Qualifications Pathways Policy

Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015

Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act 2000

Effective from 1 January 2019
Review Date 31 December 2021
Contact for queries about the policy

Printed copies of these documents may not be up to date. Please refer to the University Policy and Procedures website for the latest version.