Status and Details

Status and Details

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

Joint and Dual Awards Policy

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 13th December 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 5th October 2028 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority University Council The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 13th December 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Responsible Officer Dominic Riordan
Director, Academic Quality and Standards
The position responsible for monitoring the effectiveness of a policy document and its review.
Responsible Executive Sue Bennett
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Student Life)
The position with overarching responsibility for ensuring implementation of, and compliance with, the policy document.
Enquiries Contact Academic Quality and Standards Division General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

This is the first document to be published in the University's new Policy Library. It is basically equivalent to the document that was approved and effect at the time the migration occurred, except for the numbering system and references, which have been updated to align with the new formatting and current requirements.

Version Control and Change History

Version Control Date Effective Approved By Amendment

1 1 January 2016 University Council First Version.

2 22 April 2016 University Council Reference to Production of Marketing Materials and Use of the UOW Brand Policy updated to Marketing, Media and Communications Policy.

3 31 March 2017 Vice-Chancellor Where Course approval has previously been approved for offering as a UOW course, approval by Academic Senate will now be required before the course can be offered as a dual or joint course, not the Strategic Course Development Committee.

Removal of Schedule C – List of Joint and Dual Award Courses approved for offering in 2016.

4 1 July 2017 University Council Consequential amendment – Section 6 Testamur for Joint Awards removed as these provisions are included within the new Conferrals and Issuance Policy.

5 13 April 2018 University Council Change of name of UOW College to UOW College Australia and UOW Enterprises to UOW Global Enterprises.

6 1 May 2020 Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) Administrative amendment to update Senior Executive titles.

7 18 December 2020 Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) Administrative amendments to reflect divisional and faculty realignments.

8 5 October 2023 Vice Chancellor Amendments to increase readability, clarify responsibilities, update definitions, policy and divisional titles and insertion of joint research and CRISOS requirements..

22/11/2023: Division Governance and Policy Division (GPD) replaced with Academic Quality and Standards Division (AQS)