2016 Change register

About this change register

Authorised changes to course, minor, major, specialisation and research area entries in the 2016 Handbook:

  • are detailed below
  • are recorded as a note in the relevant entry
  • supercede any previously published information in the Handbook.

The notes in this register must be read in conjunction with the corresponding course, minor, major, specialisation or research area entry provided in the 2016 Handbook.

Entries in this change register

Courses, minors, majors, specialisations and research areas are listed under the relevant level heading in alphabetical order. Follow the link below to see the details of the changes made.

Courses

  • A2000 Bachelor of Arts
  • A2006 Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences
  • 4414 Bachelor of Business Science (Honours)
  • A2007 Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies
  • A2001 Bachelor of Global Studies
  • M2002 Bachelor of Health Sciences
  • L3001 Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
  • 0202 Bachelor of Letters
  • 4086 Bachelor of Social Science
  • M5004 Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Science
  • M6001 Master of Advanced Health Care Practice
  • A6002 Master of Bioethics
  • 3292 Master of Engineering Science (Research)
  • B6007 Master of International Business
  • 4508 Master of Mental Health Science

Areas of study

Undergraduate

Courses

A2000 Bachelor of Arts

Requirements

The following text added:

Students completing a double degree must complete no more than six level 1 arts units (36 points) and at least 36 points at level 3 of which at least 24 points must be arts units.

Progression to further studies; Honours

The following text:

To be eligible to apply for entry into A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours), students must have completed a major within their chosen honours area of study and obtained a distinction grade average (70 percent) or above in 24 points of studies in relevant units at level two and three, of which 24 points must be at level three in the major in which they wish to undertake honours

Replaces:

To be eligible to apply for entry into A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours), students must have completed a major within their chosen honours area of study and obtained a distinction grade average (70 percent) or above in 24 points of studies in relevant units at level two and three, of which 18 points must be at level three in the major in which they wish to undertake honours

A2006 Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences

Progression to further studies; Honours

The following text:

To be eligible to apply for entry into the A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours), students must have completed a major within their chosen honours area of study and obtained a distinction grade average (70 per cent) or above in 24 points of studies in relevant units at level 2 and 3, of which 24 points must be at level 3 in the major in which they wish to undertake honours.

Replaces:

To be eligible to apply for entry into the A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours), students must have completed a major within their chosen honours area of study and obtained a distinction grade average (70 per cent) or above in 24 points of studies in relevant units at level 2 and 3, of which 18 points must be at level 3 in the major in which they wish to undertake honours.

4414 Bachelor of Business Science (Honours)

Requirements

The following unit:

  • BES4100 Research project and report

Replaces:

  • BEW4100 Research project and report

A2007 Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies

Progression to further studies; Honours

The following text:

Students successfully completing the Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies may proceed to a one year honours program leading to A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours). To be eligible to apply for entry students must obtain a distinction grade average (70 per cent) or above in 24 points of studies in relevant units at level three, which will normally include at least 24 points of units in communication and media studies.

Replaces:

Students successfully completing the Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies may proceed to a one year honours program leading to A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours). To be eligible to apply for entry students must obtain a distinction grade average (70 per cent) or above in 24 points of studies in relevant units at level three, which will normally include at least 18 points of units in communication and media studies.

A2001 Bachelor of Global Studies

Requirements

The following text added:

Students completing a double degree must complete no more than six level 1 arts units (36 points) and at least 36 points at level 3 of which at least 24 points must be arts units.

Progression to further studies

The following text:

Students successfully completing the Bachelor of Global Studies may proceed to a one year honours program leading to A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours). To be eligible to apply for entry into the Bachelor of Arts (Honours), students must obtain a distinction grade average (70 per cent) or above in 24 points of studies in relevant units at level 3, which will normally include at least 24 points of units in the discipline in which you wish to undertake honours.

Replaces:

Students successfully completing the Bachelor of Global Studies may proceed to a one year honours program leading to A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours). To be eligible to apply for entry into the Bachelor of Arts (Honours), students must obtain a distinction grade average (70 per cent) or above in 24 points of studies in relevant units at level 3, which will normally include at least 18 points of units in the discipline in which you wish to undertake honours.

M2002 Bachelor of Health Sciences

Progression to further studies

The following text:

Students who successfully complete any specialisation in the Bachelor of Health Sciences course are eligible to apply for admission to M6012 Master of Social Work and M6004 Master of Radiation Therapy. For the latter you will need to achieve a credit average and pass a situational judgment test.

Students graduating with the Bachelor of Human Services and admitted to the Master of Social Work will be eligible to receive 24 points of credit toward it. Upon successful completion of the master's they will be eligible for accreditation with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

Students graduating with the Bachelor of Radiation Sciences and admitted to the Master of Radiation Therapy will be eligible to receive 24 points of credit towards it. Upon successful completion of the masters, they will be eligible for general registration as a radiation therapist from the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia.

Replaces:

Students who successfully complete any specialisation in the Bachelor of Health Sciences course are eligible to apply for admission to the Master of Social Work (Qualifying) and the Master of Radiation Therapy.

Students graduating with the Bachelor of Human Services will be eligible to receive credit toward the Master of Social Work (Qualifying) and, upon successful completion, will be eligible for accreditation with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

Students graduating with the Bachelor of Radiation Sciences, may be eligible to receive credit towards the Master of Radiation Therapy and, upon successful completion of the masters, can apply for general registration as a radiation therapist from the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia.

L3001 Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

The following text:

The maximum amount of credit allowable towards the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) single degree is 102 points.

Replaces:

The maximum amount of credit allowable towards the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) single degree is 108 points.

0202 Bachelor of Letters

Progression to further studies; Honours

The following text:

To be eligible to apply for entry into A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours), students must have completed a major within their chosen honours area of study and obtained a distinction grade average (70 per cent) or above in 24 points of studies in relevant units at level two and three, of which 24 points must be at level three in the major in which they wish to undertake honours.

Replaces:

To be eligible to apply for entry into A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours), students must have completed a major within their chosen honours area of study and obtained a distinction grade average (70 per cent) or above in 24 points of studies in relevant units at level two and three, of which 18 points must be at level three in the major in which they wish to undertake honours.

A2003 Bachelor of Music

Requirements; Part A. Music specialist study

The following text added:

To avoid exceeding the standard three year course duration students must enrol in the music specialist study 1 and 2 units in their first year of study, then progress to the music specialist study 3 to 6 units in the following years. Students must pass each unit sequentially.

The following text:

Students successfully completing the Bachelor of Music may proceed to a one-year honours program leading to A3702 Bachelor of Music (Honours). To be eligible to apply for entry into the Bachelor of Music (Honours), students must obtain a distinction grade average (70 per cent) or above in 24 points of studies in relevant units at third-year level, which will normally include at least 24 points of units in the discipline in which you wish to undertake honours.

Replaces:

Students successfully completing the Bachelor of Music may proceed to a one-year honours program leading to A3702 Bachelor of Music (Honours). To be eligible to apply for entry into the Bachelor of Music (Honours), students must obtain a distinction grade average (70 per cent) or above in 24 points of studies in relevant units at third-year level, which will normally include at least 18 points of units in the discipline in which you wish to undertake honours.

4086 Bachelor of Social Science

Progression to further studies; Honours

The following text:

To be eligible to apply for entry into 4087 Bachelor of Social Science (Honours), students must have completed a major within their chosen honours area of study and obtained a distinction grade average (70 per cent) or above in 24 points of studies in relevant units at level 2 and 3, of which 24 points must be at level 3 in the major in which they wish to undertake honours. For some majors, completion of specific units or their equivalent is required for admission to honours. The details are provided with the requirements for each major to which this applies.

Replaces:

To be eligible to apply for entry into 4087 Bachelor of Social Science (Honours), students must have completed a major within their chosen honours area of study and obtained a distinction grade average (70 per cent) or above in 24 points of studies in relevant units at level 2 and 3, of which 18 points must be at level 3 in the major in which they wish to undertake honours. For some majors, completion of specific units or their equivalent is required for admission to honours. The details are provided with the requirements for each major to which this applies.

M5004 Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Science

Standard duration

The following text added:

Students have a maximum of two years to complete this course.

M6001 Master of Advanced Health Care Practice

Requirements; Part C. Advanced specialist study

The following text:

You may elect to join a. the research stream or b. the coursework stream.

a. Research stream students enrol in the following units but the focus of their work will be on research topics relevant to their specialisation. Students complete either a minor thesis or a research project.

Minor thesis students complete:

  • MAP5000 Research in advanced health professional practice
  • MAP5001 Preparatory minor thesis
  • MAP5002 Minor thesis

Research project students complete:

  • MAP5000 Research in advanced health professional practice
  • MAP5010 Advanced health practice research project
  • SRH5003 Designing and conducting health research or 12 points of electives specific to their specialisation

Replaces:

You may elect to join a. the research stream or b. the coursework stream.

a. Research stream students enrol in the following units but the focus of their work will be on research topics relevant to their specialisation. Students complete:

  • MAP5000 Research in advanced health professional practice
  • MAP5001 Preparatory minor thesis
  • MAP5002 Minor thesis

A6002 Master of Bioethics

Requirements

The following text:

All students must complete a minimum of 48 credit points at level 5 and a maximum of 24 points at level 2 or 3 for entry point 1.

Replaces:

All students must complete a minimum of 48 credit points at level 5, and so should take care if choosing between units offered at level 4 and 5.

3292 Master of Engineering Science (Research)

Requirements

The following text deleted:

(3.) if undertaking research in the Department of Mechanical Engineering complete two compulsory coursework units:

  • MEC5410 Research practices
  • MEC5415 Research seminar

B6007 Master of International Business

Requirements; Part B. Mastery knowledge (48 points); International business

The following units deleted:

  • BFS5959 Accounting and finance for international managers
  • BTS5919 International trade law
  • ECS5921 Introduction to international economics
  • MGS5181 International business strategy
  • MGS5310 International management
  • MGS5966 International business theory and practice
  • MKS5955 Marketing and the international consumer
  • MGS5640 Cross-cultural management communication

Requirements; Part C: Application studies

The following units deleted:

  • MGS5000 Introductory management research methods
  • MGS5901 Research report (introduction)
  • MGS5900 Research report (12 points)

4508 Master of Mental Health Science

Requirements; Research project/Minor thesis option

The following text:

Research project/Minor thesis option

Minor thesis - 36 credit point option:

  • MAP5000 Research in advanced health professional practice
  • MAP5001 Preparatory minor thesis
  • MAP5002 Minor thesis

Research project - 24 credit point option:

  • MAP5000 - Research in advanced health professional practice
  • MAP5010 - Advanced health practice research project

Replaces:

Research project/Minor thesis option

  • MAP5000 Research in advanced health professional practice
  • MAP5001 Preparatory minor thesis
  • MAP5002 Minor thesis

Areas of study

Aerospace engineering (Undergraduate specialisation)

Units; Level 2, 3 and 4; C and D. Aerospace Engineering knowledge, application and practice (108 points)

The following text:

Students complete:

  • ENG2005 Advanced engineering mathematics
  • MAE2401 Aircraft structures 1
  • MAE2402 Thermodynamics and heat transfer
  • MAE2404 Aerodynamics I
  • MAE2405 Aircraft performance (if not already completed at level one)
  • MAE3401 Aerodynamics II
  • MAE3404 Flight vehicle dynamics
  • MAE3405 Flight vehicle propulsion
  • MAE3407 Aircraft structures II
  • MAE3408 Aerospace control
  • MAE3426 Computer-aided design
  • MAE4404 Aerospace practices
  • MAE4408 Damage tolerance and airworthiness
  • MAE4410 Flight vehicle design
  • MAE4411 Aircraft structures II
  • MEC2401 Dynamics I
  • MEC4401 Final year project
  • MEC4402 Final year project - Thesis

Aerospace engineering technical electives

  • MAE4409 Wing design
  • MAE4965 Advanced aerodynamics and turbulence
  • MAE4980 Aircraft engines
  • MEC2402 Engineering design I
  • MEC2407 Electromechanics
  • MEC3416 Engineering design II
  • MEC3459 Materials selection for engineering design
  • MEC4407 Engineering design III
  • MEC4418 Control systems
  • MEC4428 Advanced dynamics
  • MEC4446 Composite structures
  • MEC4447 Computers in fluids and energy
  • MEC4459 Wind engineering
  • MEC5881 Engineering systems performance analysis*
  • MEC5882 Instrumentation, sensing and monitoring*
  • MEC5883 Mechanical systems design*
  • MEC5884 Sustainable engineering systems*
  • TRC2001 Introduction to systems engineering
  • TRC3500 Sensors and artificial perception

Replaces:

Students complete:

  • ENG2005 Advanced engineering mathematics
  • MAE2401 Aircraft structures 1
  • MAE2402 Thermodynamics and heat transfer
  • MAE2404 Aerodynamics I
  • MAE2405 Aircraft performance (if not already completed at level one)
  • MAE3401 Aerodynamics II
  • MAE3404 Flight vehicle dynamics
  • MAE3405 Flight vehicle propulsion
  • MAE3407 Aircraft structures II
  • MAE3408 Aerospace control
  • MAE4408 Damage tolerance and airworthiness
  • MAE4409 Wing design
  • MAE4xxx Aerospace computational mechanics
  • MAE4xxx Flight vehicle design
  • MEC2401 Dynamics I
  • MEC3xxx Computer-aided design
  • MEC4401 Final year project
  • MEC4402 Final year project - Thesis

Aerospace engineering technical electives

  • MAE4965 Advanced aerodynamics and turbulence
  • MAE4980 Aircraft engines
  • MAE4xxx Aerospace computational mechanics
  • MEC3459 Materials selection for engineering design
  • MEC4418 Control systems
  • MEC4428 Advanced dynamics
  • MEC4446 Composite structures
  • MEC4447 Computers in fluids and energy
  • MEC4459 Wind engineering
  • MEC5881 Engineering systems performance analysis*
  • MEC5882 Instrumentation, sensing and monitoring*
  • MEC5883 Mechanical systems design*
  • MEC5884 Sustainable engineering systems*

Accounting (Major)

Units; Major requirements

The following units:

  • BFF1001/BFC1001 Foundations of finance

Replace:

  • BFF2140/BFC2140 Corporate finance 1

Accounting (Undergraduate specialisation)

Units

The following unit:

  • BFF1001 Foundations of finance

Replaces:

  • BFF2140 Corporate finance 1

Criminology (Major)

Units; Major requirements

The following text:

(b.) One level 2 second-year level cornerstone units (6 points) from:

  • ATS2056 Race, crime and difference
  • ATS2458 Crime, control and policing

(c.) One level 3 capstone unit (6 points), chosen from:

  • ATS3004 Crime, risk and security
  • ATS3459 Prisons, power and punishment

(d.) Four units (24 points) from the remaining capstone units or the elective list below with at least two units at level 3.

Replaces:

(b.) Two level 2 second-year level cornerstone units (12 points):

  • ATS2056 Race, crime and difference
  • ATS2458 Crime, control and policing

(c.) One level 3 capstone unit (6 points), chosen from:

  • ATS3004 Crime, risk and security
  • ATS3459 Prisons, power and punishment

(d.) Three units (18 points) from the remaining capstone units or the elective list below with at least two units at level 3.

Econometrics and business statistics (Major)

Units; Major requirements

The following text:

Students complete:

  • ETW1000 Business and economics statistics and ETW1010 Data modelling and computing or ETW1102 Business statistics and ETW2111 Business data modelling
  • ETW2410 Introductory econometrics
  • ETW2420 Survey methods and managerial statistics
  • ETW2480 Business modelling methods
  • ETW3410 Applied econometrics
  • ETW3420 Principles of forecasting and applications
  • ETW3481 Econometric methods for finance

Replaces:

Students complete:

  • ETW1000 Business and economics statistics
  • ETW1010 Data modelling and computing
  • ETW2410 Introductory econometrics
  • ETW2420 Survey methods and managerial statistics
  • ETW2480 Business modelling methods
  • ETW3410 Applied econometrics
  • ETW3420 Principles of forecasting and applications
  • ETW3481 Econometric methods for finance

Global cultural literacies (Undergraduate specialisation)

Units

The following unit:

  • ATS3302 Global connections: Understanding cultural literacy

Replaces:

  • MON3002 Global connections: Understanding cultural literacy

Environmental engineering (Undergraduate specialisation)

Units; Levels 2, 3 and 4; Part C,D. Environmental engineering knowledge, application and practice

The following text:

Students complete:

  • one elective at level 4 (6 points) from the environmental engineering technical list below

Replaces:

Students complete:

  • one elective (6 points) from the environmental engineering technical list below

International relations (Undergraduate specialisation)

Units

The following text:

(b.) Seven units (42 points) from the remaining capstone units above or from the list of international relations electives below, with at least three units (18 points) at level 3.

Replaces:

(b.) Seven units (42 points) from the remaining capstone units above or from the list of international relations electives below, with at least one unit (6 points) at level 3.

International studies (Undergraduate specialisation)

Units

The following text:

(b.) Eight units (48 points) from the remaining cornerstone or capstone units above or list of international studies electives below, with at least three units (18 points) at level 3.

Replaces:

(b.) Eight units (48 points) from the remaining cornerstone or capstone units above or list of international studies electives below, with at least one unit (6 points) at level 3.

International studies - South Africa (Major)

Units; Major requirements

The following unit:

  • AZA2301/AZA3301 Social inclusion internship: Working on migrant and refugee settlement in multicultural communities

Replaces:

  • MON2003/MON3001 Social inclusion internship: Working on migrant and refugee settlement in multicultural communities

Mining engineering (Undergraduate specialisation]

Units; Levels 2, 3 and 4; Part C,D. Mining engineering knowledge, application and practice

The following text:

Students complete:

  • CIV2206 Mechanics of solids
  • CIV2242 Geomechanics I
  • EAE2511 The deep earth
  • ENG2005 Advanced engineering mathematics
  • MNE2010 Fixed plant engineering
  • MNE2030 Project, risk and safety management
  • MNE3010 Rock mechanics
  • MNE3020 Resource estimation
  • MNE3030 Mine ventilation
  • MNE3040 Surface mining systems
  • MNE3050 Underground mining systems
  • MNE3060 Blasting and fragmentation
  • MNE4010 Mine planning and scheduling
  • MNE4020 Design project
  • MNE4040 Mineral processing
  • MNE4050 Research project 1
  • MNE4060 Research project 2
  • MNE4120 Instrumentation, automation and asset management

Mining engineering technical electives

  • EAE2522 Sediments and basins
  • EAE3526 Ore deposit geology
  • EAE3591 Geophysics
  • ENE3048 Energy and the environment
  • ENE3608 Environmental impact assessment and management systems
  • MEC2404 Mechanics of fluids

Replaces:

Students complete:

  • CIV2242 Geomechanics I
  • EAE1011 Earth, atmosphere and environment 1
  • ENG2005 Advanced engineering mathematics
  • ESC2111 The dynamic Earth I: Mountain belts and basins
  • MNE1010 Introduction to mining, or a 6-point mining elective (if MNE1010 already completed at level one)
  • MNE2010 Mine power and drainage
  • MNE3010 Rock mechanics
  • MNE3020 Mine systems planning
  • MNE3030 Mine ventilation
  • MNE3040 Surface mining systems
  • MNE3050 Underground mining systems
  • MNE3060 Drilling and blasting
  • MNE4010 Coal mine design
  • MNE4020 Hard rock mine design and feasibility project
  • MNE4030 Mine management and economics
  • MNE4040 Mineral processing
  • MNE4050 Research project 1
  • MNE4060 Research project 2, or MNE4070 Research project 3

Mining engineering technical electives

  • CIV2206 Mechanics of solids
  • CIV2263 Water systems
  • CIV3204 Engineering investigation
  • CIV3248 Groundwater and environmental geomechanics
  • CIV4248 Ground hazards engineering
  • ESC2122 The dynamic Earth II: Global processes
  • ESC3162 Ore deposit geology and global metallogeny*
  • ESC3190 Hydrogeology and environmental geoscience
  • ESC3201 Deformation of the crust**
  • MNE4110 Advanced mine ventilation
  • MNE4120 Mining asset management and services
  • MNE4130 Mine disaster, rescue and recovery
  • MNE4xxx Mine health and safety

Software engineering (Undergraduate specialisation)

Levels 2, 3 and 4; C,D. Software engineering knowledge, application and practice (108 points)

The following units:

  • FIT4165 Computer networks
  • FIT4042 Industry-based learning

Replace:

  • FIT3165 Computer networks
  • FIT3045 Industry-based learning

The following text:

  • one software engineering technical elective at level 4 or above

Replaces:

  • one engineering elective