Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Manager and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Courses Lifecycle Policy

Status Current
Effective Date 27th August 2014
Review Date 1st January 2020
Approval Authority Vice-Chancellor
Approval Date 27th August 2014
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Responsible Officer Deborah Tyler
Director, Academic Quality and Standards
+613 99194310
Accountable Officer Naomi Dempsey
Interim Deputy Provost (Students & Academic Services)
+61 3 99194679
Enquiries Contact Deborah Tyler
Director, Academic Quality and Standards
+613 99194310

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

This Policy provides quality management across the lifecycle of VU courses and pathways, in order to ensure that they are appropriate to the values and needs of students, and relevant to industry, community and institutional partners.

This is the first version of the Courses Lifecycle Policy uploaded to the Policy Library. Previously, this policy was managed via the Central Policy Register. Its history pre-September 2014 can be found in the archive of that system. This Policy came into force with an Operational Date of 14 April 2014.

13/5/16 Course Architecture Guidelines added to Section 6 - Guidelines.

20/1/17 Clause 4 “Courses and Pathways Policy” [old policy title] amended to read “Courses Lifecycle Policy”.

5/2/21 Dual and Joint Awards Procedure moved from under Credit Policy to Courses Lifecycle Policy.