The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences awards credit towards its programs based on the University Credit Policy.

General Rules

The Faculty’s principles regarding assessments of credit are that:

  1. the credit awarded does not undermine the students' chance at academic success
  2. the studies are relevant to the curriculum and academic standards of the Faculty and University
  3. It is at the discretion of the Course Coordinator or the Chief Examiner whether credit for previous study be granted based on the syllabus and transcript provided.

Relevancy & Recency

The following Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences programs have lesser requirements:

Name of School or Department Program titlesRecency Requirement (in years)Reason for

School of Nursing and Midwifery

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Nursing/ Bachelor of Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Emergency Health
  • Master of Nursing Practice

Units at first year level which contain a clinical component must be completed within    5 years of application

of the
Nursing and
Policy  at

School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Master of Advanced Nursing
  • Master of Advanced Clinical Nursing
  • Master of Advanced Midwifery Practice
Specified credit 7 years Unspecified credit 10 years Specialist knowledge in nursing field changes rapidly. Discretion may be used where an applicant demonstrates continuous employment and continuing education in the specialist field.
Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences
  • Bachelor of Radiography and Medical Imaging (Honours)
  • Master of Medical Ultrasound
  • Master of Radiation Therapy
5 years Technology, techniques and knowledge is rapidly changing in this field of medical imaging, making studies completed longer.