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.

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  • Administration, Approval and Review

    RMO File No. 2022/2608
    Policy custodian Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Academic)
    Responsible policy officer Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning)
    Endorsed by Academic Board on 3 May 2023
    Approved by Vice-Chancellor and President on 5 May 2023
    Related Policies Coursework Academic Programs Policy
    Related legislation Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)

    AQF Qualifications Pathways Policy

    Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2021

    Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act 2000

    National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018

    Effective from 5 May 2023
    Review Date 4 May 2026
    Contact for queries about the policy Educational Quality & Compliance:

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